Weekly Summary: Letting Go Of Your First Baby; Is The Indian Ecommerce Pie Growing? & More
Last week we covered an interesting bunch of Indian startups and entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship isn’t off- beat anymore. Take for instance, this MBA grad from Infosys who quit his job to start a street food business. Or a mother of two, who turned an expensive hobby into a YouTube success and an ecommerce business. Then there was mGaadi, a call auto service from Bangalore, that is trying to change your auto-rickshaw experience and driver’s lives. We saw a great deal of funding activity in the country. We also saw some smaller M&A activity in the last week.
With large technology & business shifts giving birth to a whole new set of challenges and opportunities, this is perhaps the best time to start a company.
Our mega startup event Unpluggd is just around the corner, don’t miss out on our post on the inspiring Unpluggd quotes from entrepreneurs.
Presenting the most beautiful thread you will read today: The Executive Editor of New York Times got a call at 11.45 pm, minutes after he finally managed to to sleep, at the end of a day littered with depressing events. “Damn!”, he said, “what’s it now?” + “Sir...