• ENTREPRENEURS
    Entrepreneurship Is Hard: What Socially Conscious Founders Must Do To Meet Startup Challenges

    This past spring, progressive venture fund, New Media Ventures, hired a behavioral design consultant to interview early-stage founders about their experiences growing socially conscious companies. The primary finding? Despite what the rose gold-hued feeds of #girlboss Instagrammers would have us believe, getting a socially conscious company from idea to scale is a largely unglamorous undertaking, […]

  • STARTUPS
    Three founders ousted in three weeks; why startups fail to check sexual harassment

    “I made advances towards multiple women in work-related situations, where it was clearly inappropriate. I put people in compromising and inappropriate situations, and I selfishly took advantage of those situations…. My behavior was inexcusable and wrong.” Thus begun the confessional blog post titled ‘I’m a creep. I’m sorry’ by Dave McClure, co-founder and managing partner […]

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    Ensuring foreign-born founders can grow their startups in the U.S.

    Most venture capitalists can recount examples of immigrant entrepreneurs who have built great companies that delivered jobs and outstanding products and services to the American public. Those same VCs can also recount examples of immigrant entrepreneurs who have been distracted, frustrated, and burdened by our antiquated immigration system that prevents foreign-born entrepreneurs from staying in […]

  • Mid-Life Founders Aren’t the Exception, They’re the Rule

    Despite the popular perception of entrepreneurs as hoodie-wearing 20-somethings, mid-life founders are far more common, and more successful, than many people realize. In fact, according to research out of the Kauffman Foundation, the average age of a successful entrepreneur today is 39 years old, with at least six to 10 years of industry experience. And […]

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    Founders of Ola, Snapdeal On What begin-usaneed To grow In India: Highlights

    NEW DELHI: top global entrepreneurs are discussing the present and destiny scenarios at start Up India,government‘s mega meet. here are the highlights of the discussion Bhavish Aggarwal, OlaCabs: loss of skilled manpower turned into one in every of the largest challengeswe confronted. The more client insights you have got, the extra your product can grow […]

  • NEWS
    Pianta increases seed money from Freecharge founders

    Pianta helps find out and ebook appointments with healthcare vendors who provide home visits for physiotherapy, nursing and lab sample collection. Mumbai: Bengaluru-primarily based SLX Logistics Pvt. Ltd that owns and operates Pianta, a marketplacelocation for home healthcare offerings, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed investment from Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon, founders of […]

  • STARTUPS
    Founders Fund’s Peter Thiel doesn’t think tech sector is in a bubble

    Peter Thiel speaks during the LendIt USA 2016 conference in San Francisco on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg San Francisco: Peter Thiel, the venture capitalist who co-founded PayPal and was the first outside investor in Facebook Inc., doesn’t think the technology sector is in a bubble, but he’s looking to diversify some investments anyway. “Startup tech stocks […]

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    Flipkart, Snapdeal founders trade barbs over Alibaba India entry

    Alibaba, which has invested in Indian e-tailers such as Paytm and Snapdeal, recently said that it plans a full-fledged entry into the Indian market. Photo: AP The founders of E-commerce rivals Flipkart and Snapdeal on Saturday slugged it out on social media over Chinese online retailer Alibaba’s plans to enter the Indian market. Alibaba, which […]

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    InMobi, TaxiforSure founders invest in Wooplr

    The new funds will be utilized for geographical expansion. Currently, Wooplr has one office in Bengaluru and plans to set up offices in Delhi and Mumbai shortly. New Delhi: Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates fashion discovery app Wooplr, on Monday said it has raised an undisclosed amount from Naveen Tewari, Abhay Singhal […]