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3 Environmentally Conscious Startups from India

Today is World Environment Day, a time to assess and address the kind of collective impact we’ve had on the environment. While it is important to review where we’ve been failing and why we haven’t been meeting environmental standards and … Continue reading

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Is Bangalore to Entrepreneurship what Bombay is to Bollywood?

Bangalore has had the reputation of being a technology and IT hub for a while now, and over the last few years has definitely evolved into a hub for entrepreneurs and startups as well (think Flipkart, Redbus and MakeMyTrip). But, … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha Night #17: Creative Entrepreneurship

The overwhelmingly positive response to the last Pecha Kucha Night, which focused on Startup Entrepreneurship, convinced us that we needed to dedicate another edition of PKN to this topic. Not only did the audience share some excellent feedback and enthusiasm, … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha #16 – Start Me Up: Entrepreneurship

I’m very pleased to announce the the 16th edition of Pecha Kucha Night Delhi will be held on the 28th of February, 2013. Start me up: Entrepreneurship Over the last few years, more and more young people have been gravitating … Continue reading

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Can India Learn to Innovate?

I just read an article written over a year ago, which suggested that an Indian innovation ecology was still a long way off, and may perhaps not manifest at all. The author articulated many different barriers to a culture of … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Conversation

It’s been on my mind, as I’ve careered through Europe the past couple of weeks, that there is something elusive and important to be said about conversation, particularly formal ones, and how they shape the quality of our life. In … Continue reading

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Breakout Sessions at the Design Public Conclave

The structure of the Design Public Conclave has always included a morning full of panel discussions which are then followed by an afternoon of breakout sessions. Participants split up into smaller groups and discuss a specific problem from an innovation … Continue reading

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Where Should New Businesses Start?

Aditya Mishra is the founder of Headstart Foundation, a non-profit group focused on supporting and encouraging entrepreneurship. It has chapters in all major Indian cities, where it runs Start-Up Saturdays, meet-ups where people share stories of start-ups, and share links, … Continue reading

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Nurturing Risk is Essential to Innovation

Jacob Koshy, in a recent WSJ article, wrote about how, despite the fact that India has been labelled as a nation of innovators and has embarked on a self-declared decade of innovation, this is only true in the loosest sense … Continue reading

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