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January-2012  issue
Cover Story
Author: Hari Anil
"An IT product company from India! You got to be kidding me," this would have been the standard response from anyone who heard about the idea back in the late 90s. By that time, Indian IT service companies had already made a name in the... more>>
In My Opinion
Kaushal Mehta -Founder & CEO, Motif, Inc
The retail industry is witnessing an increased migration of customers from traditional brick and mortar retail to E-commerce... more>>
VC talk
Rehan Jalil -venture advisor, Mayfield Fund
Rehan Jalil is a venture advisor to Mayfield Fund, a 42 year old venture capitalist firm. With $2.7 billion investment fund,... more>>
Jishnu Bhattacharjee - Principal, Nexus Venture Partners
We invest in early to early-growth companies that can grow into category leaders globally. We have companies based out of... more>>
CEO Speak
SI Team
India – A promising market? India is an emerging market and it is totally different from U.S., which means we have to... more>>
CEO Spotlight
Dilip Venkatachari -Co-founder & CEO, Compass Labs
Up to this point in its young, hyperactive lifespan, social media has been all about growth. I expect a bit more maturity in... more>>
Puneet Jetli - President & Co-CEO, HappiestMinds
Emergence of a disruptive technology, has always presented a great opportunity for our Industry. After the Internet revolution... more>>
Bhaskar Enaganti -Founder & CEO, GloMantra, Inc
Moving ahead from Social Networking and Web 2.0, the next big thing will be personalization. Everyone is looking for... more>>
Ashish Toshniwal -CEO, Y Media Labs
In the near future, social networks for particular verticals will become a very hot technology. There will be mini social... more>>
Technology
Kailash Ambwani -President & CEO, Actiance Inc
It’s not just the Government that wants judicial of social media, in March this year the Securities and Exchange Board (SEBI)... more>>
Bindu Sharma -Founder & CEO, Origiin IP Solutions LLP
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) often is one of the favorite or lucrative destinations for the applicants for... more>>
Gurvinder Batra -Founder & CTO, KiwiTech
The rapidly growing popularity of smartphones and tablet computers has led to an explosion of mobile apps that has been a... more>>
Management
Phani Nagarjuna -CEO, Nuevora
There’s no denying it, we live in the era of Big Data. A recent report of McKinsey Global Institute titled “Big Data:... more>>
Sarv Saravanan -Senior Vice President & Managing Director, EMC Corporation
Today, there is a significant focus on the topic of innovation. While it may sound like an oxymoron, when we say "process of... more>>
View Point
Pradeep Shankar
2011 has been defined by historic, dynamic and tumultuous events that will shape the world in the years ahead. From the Arab... more>>
CIO Insights
Jaya Smitha Menon
Avinash Jhangiani is the CIO, Global Head IT & Digital at Reliance MediaWorks, a part of the Reliance Group. He is based out... more>>
Entrepreneur Corner
Naveen Bisht -Board Member and Chair, Programs, TiE Silicon Valley
We know, most start-ups have a Board of Advisors, but who are they and what are their roles and responsibilities? I highly... more>>
VC Chakra
SI Team
Fab.com, a New York based e-commerce company, raised $40 million in series B round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.... more>>
SI Team
xAd, a San Francisco based mobile-local ad network, has raised $9 million in a funding round led by Emergence Capital Partners.... more>>
SI Team
A Protection and Availability Storage (PAS) platform company, Actifio, has raised $33.5 million in series C round of funding... more>>
SI Team
Manish Chandra, Founder of California based Kaboodle, launched Poshmark, an e-commerce store with a fund of $3.5 million. The... more>>
In Focus
SI Team
Reports from this year’s Venture predictions survey conducted by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Dow... more>>
SI Team
A report from the analyst firm Berg Insight mentions that the mobile marketing and advertising industry is expected to grow... more>>
SI Team
Immigrants, with the largest number coming from India, have started nearly half of America's top 50 venture-funded companies in... more>>
SI Team
It was predicted that 2011 will see smooth exits from its investments since most portfolio investments will ripe. Around 800... more>>
SI Team
With more than three million in numbers, Indian Americans are not only the most inspiring diasporas in the U.S. but their... more>>
Editor's Desk
Christo Jacob
Now that most of you might have had a blast during the New Year celebrations, it’s a good time to reflect on our resolutions... more>>
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