IOT: The basics

Today, more people live in cities than in rural areas. There are no signs of a slow-down in urbanization; in fact it's only speeding up. With many a problem to solve, and a population of 356 million between the ages of 10 and 24 (according to...

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EXIT STRATEGIES for STARTUPS

The sooner you start planning your exit, the more rewarding it will be. Exits require considerable planning. In this article, we will discuss the exits strategies available to you. Initial Public Offering (IPO) In an IPO, you sell a portion of your company in the public...

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Why Competition Is Good for your startup

Competition drives businesses. Without competition, businesses will not grow or innovate. Your competition may be huge MNCs or other startups, but competition is essentially what drives you to do better. Here’s why competition is good for your startup: Competition spurs improvement Competition inspires businesses to improve themselves....

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7 Tips For Healthy Cofounder Relationships

Define the Relationship A solid co-founder relationship depends on how clearly you have defined your roles. It is important to make sure all co founders are on the same page about whose roles are what, and who will take responsibility and ownership for which aspects...

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10 Tips on How to Get Hired at a Startup

 It is a good idea to work at a startup before you begin founding one of your own. Although not necessary to work for one, working at a startup will give you a deep insightful view on what it takes to build and scale a...

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WHEN IS IT TIME TO PIVOT?

9 out of every 10 startups fail. One of the biggest reasons for startup failure is failure to change and adapt quickly. These startups hit obstacles in attaining the right product-market fit, scaling, funding, or monetizing, there is always an option to alter their business...

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The Lean Approach for startups

The lean startup approach from Silicon Valley is a model that works well for early stage investor funded high tech startups. Eric Ries and Steve Blank first created the lean startup model. It discusses the behavior they should adapt to increase the likelihood that they...

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Are you ready to scale-up your startup?

Once your startup is showing signs of success, scalability is the next thing that you should be looking at to grow your business. A scalable business is one that can take on a larger amount of business without compromising on performance or losing revenue. However,...

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BOOTSTRAPPING YOUR STARTUP

As a startup founder, you know that not all startups are able to get investors when they start off. Sometimes you have to fund your startup from your own savings or bootstrap. Often, founders don't understand that may not even need the funding. First-time entrepreneurs...

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7 ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF FUNDING BESIDES VENTURE CAPITAL

 Many early stage entrepreneurs are often faced with the question "When should we seek venture capital funding?" It’s an important question because growing business need funding, and need to raise them from specific sources. The most common way of raising funds is through venture capitalists,...

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