Mon.Apr 06, 2020

Five Mistakes Not To Make When Holding Online Meetings


by Howard Tiersky, co-author of “ Impactful Online Meetings: How to Run Polished Virtual Working Sessions That are Engaging and Effective “ Working from home (or WFH) is quickly becoming “the new normal.”

How to Make Sense of the PPP Loan Program for VC-Backed Startups

Both Sides of the Table

There is so much confusion and misinformation out there about the government sponsored “payroll protection plan” loans to companies that the heads of every small business CEO in the country must be spinning.

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How To Use Staff Scheduling Software To Increase Your Productivity


Advancements in technology have made virtually every aspect of our lives easier. In both our work and personal lives, we wield smartphones to do things faster and more efficiently, from ordering shopping to scheduling appointments, paying bills and creating invoices.

MakeMyTrip’s Executives To Draw Zero Salary amid COVID-19

Our Own Start-up

MakeMyTrip’s Group Executive Chairman and Group CEO announced that they would draw zero salary, and the rest of the company’s leadership team has offered to take a 50% pay-cut amid Coronavirus outbreak.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

The Importance of Burn Rate and Cash Runway

Up and Running

It doesn’t matter if times are good or bad, cash is always the lifeblood of any business. You need cash in the bank to operate, to pay employees, and to keep the doors open. If you’re out of cash, you’re out of business.

Learning the Hard Way: Top 3 Lessons You Won’t Learn in Business School

The Startup Magazine

How many times can you recall your parents telling you to do things so you won’t have to “learn them the hard way?” You probably heard it all the time, and what did you do? Well, if you’re like most kids, teens, and young adults, you completely ignored their advice and learned the hard way!

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Five Steps to Secure Social Capital During a Pandemic

The Entrepreneurial Mind

A myth about entrepreneurs is that we are just a bunch of “lone rangers.” ” (The Lone Ranger was a fictional former Texas Ranger who went off on his own to fight bad guys).

Ola to provide interest-free loans to drivers in face of COVID-19 lockdown

Our Own Start-up

Ola cabs has announced the introduction of a micro-credit initiative for its drivers, in a bid to lend financial aid in times of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

5 Cities for Ambitious Women in Business in 2020 and Beyond

Austin Startup

Where should the next generation of female businesswomen settle to make the most of their talents? Making your way through the world of business is difficult for women.

Online Services: Helpful During Coronavirus Pandemic In India

Our Own Start-up

The e-commerce and online grocery delivery service have become a key sector in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic in India.

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What Does the Pandemic Prove About Your Current Processes?

Women Entrepreneurs Can

As COVID-19 continues to dominate our headlines, remote work has quickly become the new norm. Honestly, this shift has looked inevitable for a while now but, as it’s turned out, companies have had to implement work-from-home capabilities in as little as three weeks.

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TravelTriangle fires 50 percent employees amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Our Own Start-up

TravelTriangle has laid off about 50% of its workforce in the past 10 days. . Startups covid-19 crisis first startup to do mass layoffs first startup to do mass layoffs in the travel sector sankalp Agarwal Travel tech Travel Triangle layoffs traveltraingle lays off employees TravelTriangle

Fighting for Life: Succeeding in the Healthcare Industry

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Now more than ever we are relying on our healthcare industry to boost us during these troubled sometimes. But during any other time succeeding in the healthcare business is a considerable challenge. When you are launching a healthcare business, it’s never easy.

As people lock down due to COVID-19 outbreak, online gaming industry takes off in India

Our Own Start-up

Currently, there are about 300 million online gamers in India and the number is expected to grow by 46% to 440 million in two years.

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5 Common Startup Setbacks And How To Rebound Stronger

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs are so convinced that they are the disruptive element, they fail to anticipate that unknown facts or events can and will occur to disrupt their own well-laid plans.

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KlinicApp offers COVID-19 home tests

Our Own Start-up

KlinicApp is now enabling home tests for COVID-19 in Mumbai. It is also planning to roll it out in Pune and Delhi in a week. Startups Covid 19 COVID-19 outbreak COVID-19 pandemic e-diagnostic start-up fight against COVID-19 home tests for COVID-19 KlinicApp Satkam Divya

We’re Not Doing Enough to Help Small Businesses

VC Adventure

Elizabeth Macbride and I wrote an OpEd piece that was posted on CNBC this morning addressing what we believe to be significant shortcomings of the CARES Act and the SBA’s Payroll Protection Program (PPP).

Vesta Space Technology to make satellite & space data services more accessible

Our Own Start-up

Pune-based Vesta Space Technology Pvt Ltd is a space tech company that builds small satellite platforms for commercial and scientific applications.

COVID-19 impacting Indian startups both negatively and positively

Our Own Start-up

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian startup ecosystem is facing the brunt of this economic slowdown. Startups Covid 19 covid-19 crisis COVID-19 impacting Indian startups indian startups negative impact of COVID-19 on Indian startups positive impact of COVID-19 on Indian startups

Shah Rukh Khan announces initiatives to help Indian citizens during coronavirus battle

Our Own Start-up

In this time of crisis, the celebrities have been trying to help everyone out to their best capabilities by donating as much as possible. Uncategorized CM Relief Fund Coronavirus coronavirus crisis.

MS Dhoni invests undisclosed amount in fintech starup KhataBook

Our Own Start-up

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has invested an undisclosed sum in fintech starup, KhataBook.

Mylab gets commercial approval for COVID-19 test kit

Our Own Start-up

Mylab Discovery Solutions Pvt Ltd, has developed first made-in-India test kit for COVID-19 in a record time of six weeks. .

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Netflix, YouTube, Facebook to reduce bit rate to avoid network congestion amidst Coronavirus

Our Own Start-up

Netflix and YouTube will reduce streaming quality to prevent the internet collapsing under the strain of unprecedented usage due to the coronavirus pandemic. .

Facebook To Acquire Shares In Reliance Jio

Our Own Start-up

Deal with Reliance Jio will help Facebook expand its reach in the Indian digital market.

Udaan Raises 30 Million US Dollar From Trustroot

Our Own Start-up

Bengaluru-based Business-to-Business (B2B) e-commerce startup Udaan raised US$30 million from Singapore-based parent company Trustroot Internet on March 23. .

Scientists Develop Tool To Find If Covid-19 Outbreak Is Natural Or Manmade

Our Own Start-up

Researchers have developed a tool that can assess if Coronavirus outbreak has naturally originated or not. .

Coronavirus Pandemic causing turmoil in the wedding Industry

Our Own Start-up

Due to Coronavirus Pandemic, the big fat Indian wedding industry is in crisis.

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Organic health food startup, Naturevibe grows from 3 to 24 million dollars in 3 years

Our Own Start-up

Organic health food startup ‘Naturevibe Botanicals’ has gone from $3 million in 2018 to closing this year at $24 million. .

 Indian online retailers set to lose $1 billion amid COVID-19 lockdown

Our Own Start-up

India’s largest E-retail platforms like Amazon and Flipkart have suffered an estimated loss of at least $1 billion in gross sales due to 21-day lockdown to control the novel Coronavirus.

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