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Dec 14, 2012
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FUNDING NEWS
Chennai Based ChargeBee raises $350K from Angel Investors in U.S.
It intends to utilize the raised funds to expand into allied fields of digital media, SaaS, commerce and retail subscription.
IDG Backed iCreate Gets 50 Crore Investment From Sequoia Capital
The company has outlined expansion in product offerings, product improvement and geographical expansion as the usage of funds.
MadRat Games gets funded by Blume Ventures, First Light and Unitus Seed
The Bangalore based company offers online and mobile Indian language learning game - Aksharit, which is an Indian language version of Scrabble.
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LATEST NEWS
8 Startup Lessons from "Life of Pi"
For entrepreneurs Life of Pi is just not a movie because this story has great lessons to teach to every aspiring businessman.
Top 10 Emerging Startups with Exciting New Products
A list of 10 startups driving the Indian product revolution with their new offerings while building competitiveness in the country.
10 Tricks to be Most Innovative Startup
Who doesn't love tricks? And if these tricks can help you reach top of the ladder then make the most of it to build a startup empire.
Golden Rules for Entrepreneurs: Get Good and Rich at the Same Time
Chamath Palihapitiya, Vice President at Facebook shares an interesting thought on how entrepreneurs can get good and rich at the same time.
87 Indian Tech Startups Pulled their Shutter Down in 2012
2012 has seen a downfall, startup rates are less and the shut down rates are more. Is the Indian startup Eco-system collapsing?
Innovative Business Model is the Key to Entrepreneurial Success
The focus today has shifted to product oriented companies along with the business model, operations and outcome based pricing.
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STARTUP OF THE WEEK
Founders: Amit Baid, Ravi Teja, Yeshwanth Kamra & Sahil Singh
It is a location based marketing and commerce platform that has redefined the notion of shopping by an app.
READ MY STORY
Founder: BigIndianwedding.com
Do not stop dreaming. Do not let investors or anybody else be a deterrent to accomplishing your dream.
Founder: fabulloso!
Stay committed to your objectives, yet be flexible , if something is not working. Be hands on, no task is too small.
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STARTUP PROFILE
OfficeYes
Founder: Siddharth Nambiar
It has a catalogue of around 3000 products, spread across three main categories include office furniture, stationary and customized gifting products.
iWave
MD: Mohamed Saliya
The 'Car PC' was designed by iWave by using a motherboard developed with Qseven form factor technology on an Intel Atom eMenlow platform.
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INVESTMENT BANKER'S INSIGHT
Chairman & MD, Motilal Oswal Financial Advisors
Don't be in hurry to raise capital. You may sell cheap or could get a wrong investor. Do enough home work.
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VC TALK
By Mohanjit Jolly, Executive Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson India
Entrepreneurs should do some research on which of these would be the right category and the right partner.
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