August 2020 one of the tougher challenges in being an entrepreneur/manager is imparting an appropriate sense of urgency to colleagues & collaborators. what is urgent, what is important, and what's the right sequence of priorities at any given point changes from context to context (for individuals, teams, counterparts). Yes, there are umpteen tools & frameworks … Continue reading imparting urgency
private boom v/s public gloom
how startups need to adapt in such a capital cycle (India) August 2019 the India market is in a unique spot for early stage tech entrepreneurs, at least in recent history. with this post, I've attempted to explain the disconnects in the market, and a shared a few pointers for founders on how to navigate … Continue reading private boom v/s public gloom
being awesome at Corp Dev
abridged thoughts on how to excel at Corporate Development did a podcast with my friends at IVM Podcasts on this a few months ago. cheers!
Limiting angel investors’ upside
I am speaking from personal experience here, so please read this note with that caveat. Over the past 3–4 months, I’ve encountered a disappointing trend among a few tech entrepreneurs (in India) towards their early stage angel investors. The argument goes, hey, i need to clean up my cap table as I want to raise … Continue reading Limiting angel investors’ upside
startup culture — where does it come from ?
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js One of the most mysterious elements of startup culture is question that Naval Ravikant posed in his tweet above. So, where does it really come from ? Culture is mostly intangible at the earliest stages, and tends to be dictated by the relationship amongst the founders (or the founding team). In my time at Feeva, … Continue reading startup culture — where does it come from ?