India is Facebook’s Largest Market – But Not for Women

Brandanew

India just overtook the United States in having the largest Facebook audience in the world. The post India is Facebook’s Largest Market – But Not for Women appeared first on.

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Innovation in India

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Ran across a facsinating article this morning in Mail Online India. The actual products are interesting, but what strikes me about this at a different level is that India might be a hotbed for new innovation.

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[ADV] The Top 5 Self-Driven Car Rental Apps In India

YoungUpstarts

Gone are the days when we use to get self-driven car facility in one or two cities within India. The self-drive car is a concept of the west that has been started in India with the new startup companies. Let’s give a look at the best and the most admired car rental services in India.

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Why India Can't Compete With China in Manufacturing

Inc Startups

India grew up in the mindset that large industries are bad. Strategy

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U.S. VC Process for India Startups

The Startup Lawyer

As an India-based startup, closing on U.S. In the past several years, I’ve represented several India-based startups through venture capital financings. VC Process for India Startups appeared first on Startup Lawyer.

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On a Whim, This Hippie Founder Packed Her Bags for India. Now, She's Made $35 Million Selling Chai Tea

Inc Startups

Brook Eddy founded Bhakti Chai after falling love with India's favored drink. Social Entrepreneurship

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Visiting India

VentureWoods

I am visiting India and will be in Pune from Tuesday 7th Feb for about 10 days. Folks: I run Tandem Entrepreneurs, a mobile accelerator in San Francisco Bay Area. I would be happy to meet with a few entrepreneurs if you want to use me as a sounding board. At Tandem we work with 6 companies at a time. We invests $200k in each mobile startup and works closely with the team for an initial 6-month period.

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The Start-up Scene In India

YoungUpstarts

He recently founded The Startup Centre , an India-based accelerator for early stage start-ups, and also a hub for initiatives related to tech, design and entrepreneurship. We communicated with Anand who kindly shared with us his thoughts on the start-up scene in India.

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The Wisdom in India

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

“If I were asked under what sky the human mind…has most deeply pondered over the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions to some of them which well deserve the attention even of those who have studied Plato and Kant — I should point to India.

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Great Mobile User Experiences, Made in India

NextWala

The approach to mobile design and information architecture here in India has been haphazard at best and atrocious at worst. I don't see this as the future of design in India.    India Mobile Web Web/Tech

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Impact Investing in India – three trends worth noting

VentureWoods

Recently, impact investing in India has been taking center stage in the news. Interestingly, in India socially focused ventures are attracting large numbers of young entrepreneurs. Ecosystem Entrepreneur Incubator india innovation venture capital

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ShopAtPlaces.com – Replacing The Middleman In India’s Retail Scene

YoungUpstarts

E-commerce is getting huge in India – according to industry watchers, the industry is expected to grow a compound annual growth rate of 57 per cent and is likely to reach US$34.2 Ideaspotting cultural products e-commerce India online retail ShopAtPlaces.com

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India’s Angels episode last weekend

VentureWoods

Enjoyed being on India’s Angels last week – take a look. General

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[ADV] [Event] [India] Cloud Computing World Forum India

YoungUpstarts

Taking place on October 12, 2011 at JW Marriott in Mumbai, India, the Cloud Computing World Forum India is a free-to-attend event and will feature all of the key players within the cloud computing and SaaS market providing an introduction, discussion and look into the future for the ICT industry. Young Upstarts is a Cloud Computing World Forum India media partner. Events & Happenings cloud computing Cloud Computing World Foum India India SaaS software-as-a-service

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[India] [Event] Click Asia Summit 2012

YoungUpstarts

Held on January 15 to 17, 2012 in Mumbai, India, the event is designed to create a forum for some of the top marketing professionals to congregate and create a marketplace for ideas and services that will help Asian companies get the marketing edge.

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Ivanka Trump, in India, Calls for More Women in STEM

Inc Startups

The daughter of and adviser to President Trump talks entrepreneurship and the wage gap at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad.

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India Bound: Call for Israeli Entrepreneurs in India

VC Cafe

I ’ll be in Incredible India next week. I’d love to hear from Israeli entrepreneurs doing business in India in one way or another – please contact me at eze [at] vccafe dot com.

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Combining entrepreneurship and leadership: Vision India 2020, by Sramana Mitra

Grade A Entrepreneurs

Vision India 2020 by Sramana Mitra describes where India could be – or should be 10 years down the road. Sramana’s Vision India 2020 is an entrepreneurial utopia, as well as a personal and intellectual futuristic autobiography.

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India Expansion - Acquire & Manage Culture not just the Business

VentureWoods

They face difficult situations in understanding and comprehending the Compensation Bench marking, hiring practices & success, Performance expectations Vs. Output etc., - Right Person but Wrong Job: Rightly many organisations deploy an Imported Indian(Indian side) to run the business when they acquire a stake in or a business in India. This presents a significant challenge for this Manager deployed in India to run the business.

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WestBridge launches India “evergreen” fund

VentureWoods

Investment firm WestBridge Capital has raised India’s first so-called evergreen fund from global investors, or limited partners (LPs). Ecosystem evergreen india VC WestbridgeInteresting. Unlike traditional funds, the $500 million (around Rs 2,500 crore) corpus that WestBridge has raised will not have an investment cycle. Instead, returns generated on investments will automatically be ploughed back into the investment pool, creating a perpetual flow of capital for investments.

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Top Six Emerging Trends For Group Health Insurance In India

YoungUpstarts

Health insurance has seen quite a few events in India. According to a study conducted by Neilson India jointly with a leading insurer concluded that more than 70% of the population feels health insurance to be a more important subject than life insurance.

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Great Mobile User Experiences, Made in India

NextWala

The approach to mobile design and information architecture here in India has been haphazard at best and atrocious at worst. I don't see this as the future of design in India. There is an early but growing sense of good design and information architecture emanating from India-based mobile application developers.   As a benchmark, I think India-based Cleartrip , Zomato , Hike and CloudMagic really deliver on superb design and value.

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Venture Capital in India – The Summit Push

VentureWoods

The first reason is the emergence of key investment themes which could redefine the complexion of technology ventures in India. Next on the rung is mobile application startups – given the large base of mobile consumers in India, and the nature of India as a mobile-first market, innovation in mobile applications could also lead to global leaders in the space. Such a stream of exits provides increasing validation to viability of venture capital in India.

Building Tech Startups - Valley Style vs India.

VentureWoods

But Put together an Image to roughly show the process of Building a Startup in India. But if we do another chart, matching startup building cost vs Time, India would win hands down. Its been a post about Demo Days and how they are a disaster.

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Amazon in India: Lost in the noise

deal architect

Fortune has raised a firestorm with its cover showing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as Lord Vishnu, a revered Hindu deity. Others don’t like the word “invade” in the title because it smacks of colonialism. After Charlie Hebdo, it is surprising. Globalization and Technology

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FYI - Your Guide to India's Acronym Blizzard - NextWala

NextWala

New Delhi, India. Anu Anand on Indias Mobile Apps & Services Industry is in a Slump. Anu Anand on Indias Mobile Apps & Services Industry is in a Slump. Anu Anand on Social/Mobile Platforms have Changed the Game in the US (but not India yet). WATBlog India. NextWala.

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Why One of India's Highest-Paid Actresses Has Just Joined LinkedIn's Influencer Program

Inc Startups

Priyanka Chopra emerged as one of the highest-paid actresses in India. Recently she became the first Indian woman to star in a mainstream U.S. TV show

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Changes Are Brewing in the Boardrooms of India's Big Businesses

Inc Startups

The turmoil is a complicated matter and not untimely or unexpected.

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Mary Meeker’s Internet And Digital Trends for 2017

Brandanew

Lo and behold, Internet growth is stagnating if you take out India. India still is at only 27% Internet penetration so there’s a lot of growth opportunity. Here’s the full report with a detailed look into India and China trends too.

MyMela.com – An Online Marketplace For India’s Artisans

YoungUpstarts

It’s not easy being an artist or artisan anywhere in the world; however, it’s probably worse in class- (and caste-) conscious India. Mehta-Rao founded MyMela in 2011, of which she is now president – a global marketplace for authentic goods from India.

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NC is awash in tons of coal ash. So why did it OK storing imported ash from India?

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The Council of State on Tuesday approved a two-year warehouse lease with Spartan Materials to store 150,000 tons of fly ash — used to make concrete — imported from India at the state port in Morehead City

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Are India’s IT managers holding back the country’s startup growth?

The Next Web

One Infosysian, as the company’s employees are called in India’s tech circles, however pointed us someplace beyond all these voices. The birth of India’s outsourcing stigma. Enter India. India needs better technological training. In June this year, N.R.

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Planning Commission report on Entrepreneurship in India

VentureWoods

Planning Commission has just released this report - Creating a Vibrant Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in India. Hopefully, the report is implemented well and sets the road map for putting entrepreneurship on steroids - one of the few routes that I believe can truly propel India forward. Creating a vibrant Entrepreneurial ecosystem in India from Alok Mittal.

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Is India ready for Online-only Banks?

VentureWoods

In India, there has been rightful emphasis on financial inclusion as a key direction for banking sector. WSJ has an interesting article on online banks. However, there is a segment of current users who could enjoy the efficiency of an online-only bank. Are Indian banks ready to make that transition? Is the regulator ready to make that transition, or will this be a blind-spot forever at the alter of financial inclusion? Ideas & Companies

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The Differences Between Entrepreneurship in India and in the U.S.

Inc Startups

In India, entrepreneurship has taken different forms than it has in the U.S. The economy, society, and culture are different, and these factors drive business and entrepreneurship

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Is India finally getting serious about software, not just services?

deal architect

The big irony about India is it has produced tens of thousands of software engineers, but hardly any successful software or web services companies.

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Evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem in India

VentureWoods

I co-authored an article recently for Kellogg around how we see the entrepreneurial ecosystem evolving in India. High quality entrepreneurs and opportunities, receptive markets, talent, and yes, risk capital - all seem to be headed in the right direction. Ecosystem

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The Tech Startup Ecosystem in India : Mapped

VentureWoods

General

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Social Media and Tribes #16: LinkedIn gets a local makeover in India!

Active Garage

Interesting to be in India when they are venturing into how to use social media for tribes that have similar interests. Specifically, professional tribes in India. Here is professional tribe in India that is a LinkedIn local maker : Brijj.

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Social Media and Tribes #17: SMSing 2.0 – Mobile in India

Active Garage

I was presently surprised on how text messaging is more popular in India than any other place I am aware of. in India. Looking for domestic help (very common) in India, check out babajob.com , a SMS based social networking site for household help.

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