Recap: The Week that was. #MustRead [Top 10]

Presenting  a recap of articles published week ending March 11th, 2012.

Top 10 articles

Startups : If you don’t have competition, you have more chances of failure!

Trusting ecommerce services? Might just spoil your personal relationship [Real story]

Women and Startups: Shine on you crazy diamond!

Post “New iPad”, Apple drops iPad India Price [16GB Wifi available for INR 24,500]

Of Myntra’s Snowboarding logo and why understanding of market-customer context helps.

Entrepreneurship for Starters – “Trees cannot be replanted, seedlings can. Don’t hurry into growth.”

The 3 biggest causes of stress for entrepreneurs and how to deal with them

Why Interning with Startups should be made compulsory at B-Schools  (and the counter argument).

Android browser most popular mobile browser worldwide, though entirely different story in India

Abandoned Shopping Cart Remarketing : See how ecommerce companies are using it to increase conversions

Startups Covered

    App42 is a platform agnostic PAAS provider that wants to provide plumbing

    Online Grocery Store, BigBasket secures $10mn from Ascent Capital

    iStream launches India’s first video app on Windows 8

    Sockaholics: Buy Socks Online on Footsy

    MyFirstCheque invests in Pre Cared – a pre-used baby product startup

    App42 is a platform agnostic PAAS provider that wants to provide plumbing to app developers

    Channel: India Online

    Nokia launches Nokia Music Theatre, a platform for discovering and nurturing musical talent

    Google+ announces support for Indic languages (Hindi/Bengali/Marathi/Tamil etc)

    Watch Budget 2012 Live on Youtube

    Mobile/Telecom/Apps:

    Games2Win’s Parking Frenzy Android Game finds a parking slot near Angry Birds [2.3 million Downloads in 10 days]

    Android Market is now Google Play – combines books, music, movies and apps.

    Apple unveils ‘The New iPad’ and Apple TV – makes it even harder for competitors to keep up!

    iOS beats Android in HTML5 Performance

    Games, Social are the top 2 categories in App stores [Independent games are most popular apps]

    How to

    How to draft a good Memorandum of Association (MoA)?

    Google has a new privacy policy. Should you be worried?

    Data

    India Telecom Data: All you need to know [13.42 mn Broadband Subscribers, Wireless Teledensity at 74.89%]

    India Broadband Adoption Trends: Average Connection Speed 0.9 Mbps, Hyderabad and Chennai fastest cities

    News Roundup: 32.79 mn subscribers opt for mobile number portability, as of Jan 2012.

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    Partnerships: This week we announced summer internship partnership with IIT Kanpur and IIT Kharagpur, meant for startups hiring interns.

    Updates from Pluggd.in TV: 5 Videos published this week:

    » Also, check out startup Jobs in India – note that the Pluggd.in job board is free for this month.

    » Last but not the least  – Pluggd.in Forum, which has become the ‘go-to’ place for Entrepreneurs.

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