Every Boat Has a LEAK !

Don’t Aim for the Perfect Product or the perfect plan Most ideas have flaws or loopholes, somewhere. Every plan, every idea, every product has a glitch. The question is NOT, “is this perfect?” The question is, “will this get me there?” We make plans, it may work or may not. Plans should be designed to fix the bigger holes in the boat. To fix the holes that will stop us from reaching our destination. Choosing …

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TOOLS TO ACCELERATE TECH STARTUPS

The cost of doing tech start-ups have drastically comedown in the last 5-8 years. It would have been hard to imagine that a motivated small team can actually launch a Cloud App within a span of few months and go public. Most of this has been facilitated by the advent of Open Source alternatives to the expensive proprietary platforms. Open Source Technologies have greatly helped entrepreneurs (programming teams) in rapid prototyping and save dollars. Some of the Open source …

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START EARLY START YOUNG !

A lot of times young college graduates overflowing with ideas hesitate to take that plunge into entrepreneurship becaue of the old notion “Gain Experience”. Not that it is a wrong strategy, and it may actually work out in some cases. I strongly believe that once you have the urge to execute that idea that you have been thinking about. You should just do it. This is especially true in these times, when the cost of …

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GOING SOCIAL FOR START-UPS

Effective Social strategy is key for a startups trying to gain quick social traction. Social strategy becomes even more important if you consider that most startups today start lean and what that means is that it essentially does NOT have the financial means to brute force its way to buzz and hype around its product. So let me tell you a framework that I think works for most startups trying to get that initial buzz …

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