Author Archives: Akshay Deodhar

Nesta @ Adianta – About Scaling up, methods and viability .

Earlier this morning, a trio of researchers and skills team folks showed up at the Vihara Innovation Campus (yes it was pre-planned, and not really a random ‘Hey, we dropped by for tea and scones before we fly out to London’ … Continue reading

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STUN at SWE – Delhi , NE Festival (aka Start-up Tunnel at Start-up Weekend – Delhi, North East Festival)

Not too long ago, here at the Vihara Innovation Campus, we launched our very own start-up incubator, called the Start-up Tunnel or then simply, STUN. Bringing in a bunch of people with great ideas, but nowhere to go from there, … Continue reading

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The Nalanda Revival

Knowledge has always been about revival, creation, expansion, sharing and so much more. It could loosely follow the tenets of the Laws of conservation of Mass and Energy, in that it cannot be created nor destroyed, but simply shifts from … Continue reading

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Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth? (The Importance of Communication)

Communication in the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Start-up space is of the utmost importance for several reasons : Life in these ecosystems is based on the quick and dynamic nature of systems, processes and the nature of knowledge sharing. The pace … Continue reading

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Design Thinking for Innovation Procurement – from the desk of Lysander Menezes, PATH.

In the recently concluded Health!Public organized by the Bihar Innovation Lab (BIL) on Aug 22, 2014, an interesting question was posed by the BIL team: Traditionally governments have been lax in adopting new product innovations and incorporating them into their … Continue reading

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The Good, the bad, and the (B%$t)Ugly.

As events/conclaves/conferences often do, the Health Public conclave came and went, on the 22nd of August, 2014. Being the 6th ‘Design Public’ event (with DP 1,2,3,4,5 being the preceding 5), and only the second one that was produced and executed … Continue reading

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Behavioural Economics and Financial Inclusion (or How They explained the meaning of Psychoanalizing Contextual Money problems)

Yesterday, Heena Khatri ( Business Lead – Finance) and I attended a day long workshop on Behavioural Economics for Financial Inclusion hosted by Ideas 42 (who apply their knowledge of behavioural economics to design innovative solutions to combat some of the … Continue reading

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Musings from the inside – 24 hours from Health Public

We are 48 hours away from an event that might yet come to define the future of the Bihar Innovation Lab. The team is nervous and there is a lot of nervous energy in the room. However, there is a … Continue reading

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The Director and the Chair – On Health Public

Not too long ago Chair person Dr.Aditya Dev Sood, and Bihar Innovation Lab Director *insert appropriate title here* Divya Datta, got together to write a piece on Health Public – in the form of a blog post. The Impatient Optimists … Continue reading

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Musings from the inside – 24 hours from Health Public

We are 48 hours away from an event that might yet come to define the future of the Bihar Innovation Lab. The team is nervous and there is a lot of nervous energy in the room. However, there is a … Continue reading

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