India's Mobile Apps & Services Industry is in a Slump. - NextWala

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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: The Next Big Startup Nation?

Inc Startups

India has been synonymous with IT services for a while. India''s status as a global IT services hub is well-known. Its place as a software product hub? Sharma is one of the founders of iSpirt, an acronym for the Indian Software Product Industry Round Table.

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

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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.

India Venture 2012 - What’s Ahead?

VentureWoods

2011 has been an eventful year for venture capital in India - perhaps a record year in terms of overall volume of financing. Public markets were choppy throughout the year in India, and globally in the latter half. And for 2012, may be we will be back to Mobile VAS (yes, times are changing there), or may be finally Enterprise/SMB software. Happy 2012 to all readers.

Israeli Tech Funding & Exits in 2012: Lots of Chutzpah but Show Me Your Instagram?

VC Cafe

Groucho Marx could have been talking about the Israeli hi-tech sector when he said “I made a killing on Wall Street a few years ago…I shot my broker”. In 2012, as Israeli exits topped $5.5 billion, [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How India Can Surge Ahead in Entrepreneurship

Inc Startups

For India to cultivate an entrepreneurial environment its successful entrepreneurs need to support start-ups and there needs to be a renewed focus on technology and education.

Software Is Eating the World—And Will Help to Feed It

John O'Farrell

Like its fellow BRICs China and India, Brazil has experienced a massive economic boom over the past decade. Forty years ago, the world was faced with the similarly daunting challenge of feeding the exploding populations of India, China and other developing nations. A 1968 bestseller predicted that “India couldn’t possibly feed two hundred million more people by 1980″ and “hundreds of millions of people will starve to death in spite of any crash programs.”

Working with Other Cultures: How to Do Business in India [guest post]

VC Cafe

E ze pinged me few weeks back saying he’s going to visit India. India is a great place to visit and also a great place (although highly challenging) for doing business. India today is a vibrant global business center. Doing business in India is about breaking the code.

Applits: Mobile Software for the People, By the People

Inc Startups

” Together again, the Applits founders engaged a group of far-flung partners: designers in Romania, developers in Paraguay, and a whole team in India, just for starters. This app-making community made it to the championship round of Inc.''s s Coolest College Startups competition.

Business of Software Video and Google Hangout: Alex Osterwalder – Tools to Help You Run Your Business

Business of Software Blog

Alex is one of the world’s leading experts on the subject of business models and business modeling though these days he is focused on building a global software business of his own from his mountain lair in Switzerland. Join the Business of Software Community. Get the latest updates from Business of Software free to you. Take software engineering. And it’s very exciting to see that actually the software world is at the forefront of using these kinds of tools.

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.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight On IIT Kharagpur, India

ReadWriteStart

For the uninitiated, IIT KGP is considered one of the top technology schools in India, and it is located in the Eastern part of the country, not far from the city of Kolkata. Before I start discussing the businesses, I'd like to highlight the role the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) has played in developing the e-cells at 470 different schools and colleges in India. Today, at IIT KGP, we caught a glimpse of some of the budding heroes of 21 st century India.

Video of Dharmesh Shah at Business of Software 2010 Conference

OnStartups

I have now spoken at the Business of Software conference for 3 years in a row. If you enjoyed my talk from Business of Software 2009 or Business of Software 2008 , you'll likely enjoy this too. And, thanks to Neil Davidson, Joel Spolsky and Mark Littewood, I'm thrilled that I will be once again speaking at the Business of Software conference in Boston. If you're in the business of software, you should attend. Dharmesh Shah at Business of Software 2010.

Should you come to Business of Software if you are a small, bootstrapped business?

Business of Software Blog

I thought this would be a good opportunity to run this guest blog from Stephen Kellett of Software Verify , prompted by a note I received this morning… I haven’t had permission to publish the details of the email so I have removed any personally identifiable information.

You Can’t Spell Hardware without H-A-R-D

K9 Ventures

Computing and software came a few years later for me as access to computers wasn’t as easy or affordable. Software is awesome as it gives you instant gratification. It requires a higher level of discipline than software does. I started my tinkering with hardware first.

Creating Culture, One Step at a Time

Entrepreneur Success Blog

To develop a web-based software that companies can use to grow their business. My travel to India (still here actually), has allowed me to combine these two passions. For instance a few of us had to come to India to be with our fast pace growing team in Dehli.

Seth Godin. Are you afraid to truly make an impact? Video & transcript of Business of Software talk 2010

Business of Software Blog

Another stunning talk from Business Software 2010, this time Seth Godin.  Business of Software 2011, Boston, MA, October 24-26 th 2011 [link]  For people growing sustainable, profitable, software businesses. It's where I started in the software business. First of all, and your halfway done the software we had to get the rights to Raymond Burr's picture on the cover and I had a $500 budget to do that. And software is just the enabler for that.

Expert Insight: India's Software Companies Need a New Model

EIN News

Google and Microsoft. So, can investors and venture capitalists expect more companies like Zoho to emerge. products space, although this is gradually changing. companies already use Indian outsourcing companies to

Exciting Year for Mobile Software IPOs - Motricity, Velti, ePocrates.

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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). Dkhare on Social/Mobile Platforms have Changed the Game in the US (but not India yet). Anu Anand on Social/Mobile Platforms have Changed the Game in the US (but not India yet). WATBlog India. NextWala.

A “Starter” Mobile Strategy

Andrew Payne

For example, in India, mobile phones now account for nearly 50% of consumer Internet usage , and mobile usage is growing rapidly world-wide. SoftwareYou have to be living under a rock to miss the shift in Web usage from “traditional” devices (desktop and laptop) to mobile devices (phones and tablets). As Web site operators watch mobile usage grow, the next thought is usually: ”let’s build a mobile app!”

To Outsource or Not to Outsource Software

Startup Professionals Musings

Since my background includes software development, I often get the question about when to build a solution in-house, versus outsourcing it to a local company, near-shore service, or off-shore organization in China, India, or Eastern Europe.

HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

MBA Unicorns Weigh Heavily Toward Software, Consumer Internet, and E-Commerce. Unsurprisingly, software, consumer internet, and e-commerce companies make up the significant majority of MBA unicorns. India: ShopClues (Washington University St. Quikr (India): IIM Calcutta.

WSJ - iPad for Small Businesses in India

VentureWoods

I penned some thoughts on how iPad kind of device can be used to create SAAS offerings for SMB customers in India, across healthcare, hospitality and other sectors. The ease of use led by touch interface, the table top usage scenario, bundling hardware with software and service, and disconnected operations could be some of the driving factors.

9 Most Important Indians to Follow on Twitter

Inc Startups

Here are nine such must-follow Tweeters, ordered alphabetically, focusing on people who are smart, active on Twitter and full of insights that could directly or indirectly help you negotiate India's sometimes maddening, often exhilerating and unfailingly fascinating business scene.

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The Minnesota Company Solving India's Energy Shortage

Inc Startups

How a 55-person business in Minnetonka developed the software solution India needed to tackle its energy problems. Pull out your world map and smack in the middle of the eastern hemisphere lies India, that colossal diamond-shaped country brimming with more than 1.2

India Emulates and Supports American Exceptionalism

Campus Entrepreneurship

Our friend Tom Friedman of the NYTimes.com highlights that it is morning in India , not America. While an observational piece from an opinion journalist, there is enough credible evidence elsewhere to support his take on India enthusiasm for work, growth… the future! India had lost confidence in its ability to compete, so it opted for protectionism. India has flourished ever since. via It’s Morning in India – NYTimes.com.

6 Ways To Prevent Disastrous Outsourcing Decisions

Startup Professionals Musings

If you have a software development background like mine, I’m sure you often get questions about when to outsource, versus building the solution in-house. If your software or your manufacturing process is your “secret sauce,” you need to keep the work in-house.

A “Starter” Mobile Strategy

Andrew Payne

For example, in India, mobile phones now account for nearly 50% of consumer Internet usage , and mobile usage is growing rapidly world-wide. SoftwareYou have to be living under a rock to miss the shift in Web usage from “traditional” devices (desktop and laptop) to mobile devices (phones and tablets). As Web site operators watch mobile usage grow, the next thought is usually: ”let’s build a mobile app!”

Should You Co-Found Your Company With a Software Development Shop (2 of 2)?

David Teten

Should you co-found your company with a software development shop? I’ve talked with a number of software development shops who are eager to get into the business of cofounding companies, i.e., getting product revenue and equity instead of just consulting revenue.

How To Grow and Scale A Culture with Limited Funds – Alicia Navarro

Business of Software Blog

Join the Business of Software Community. Get the latest updates from Business of Software free to you. But back then we didn’t have that much money; instead, what we did do, is pay to become a visa sponsor, and so we were then able to hire people not just from Europe but even from India, from Australia, from the US, and you can pick up people that are really excited about the idea of working in London, in their 20s, etc.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Free Apps, Ad-Supported Business Models => Dangerous!

ReadWriteStart

Anand Agarwal from Pune, India, pitched BootStrapToday , an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) SaaS solution from his company Sensible Softwares. 1000-2000 (~$20-$40) per month to access advanced workflow logistics and intelligence in the area of software testing and productivity improvement.

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7 Ways To Prepare For A Growing Global Opportunity

Startup Professionals Musings

Just the middle class in India is equal in size to the entire population of the United States. Software can be developed “offshore” for a low cost, manufacturing volumes are quickly available from China, and European designs have increased opportunities in every country.

Six Criteria for Outsourcing the Right Processes

Startup Professionals Musings

Since my background includes software development, I often get the question about when to build a solution in-house, versus outsourcing it to a local company, near-shore service, or off-shore organization in China, India, or Eastern Europe.

Co-Founder of Akamai to Speak at Happy Hour on Thursday!

Texas Startup Blog

Preetish co-founded Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) in 1998Most recently, Preetish was CFO for Neon Enterprise Software. Preetish was also VP, Portfolio and Program Management for BMC Software. Prior to BMC, he was VP, Operations of iVita Corporation, an asset management software startup he helped found. Preetish has advised senior executives in hardware, software and telecom industries for McKinsey and Company.

A Glimpse: My American Dream

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The essays were a breeze…I wrote about how I had seen the positive impact of communication technologies (at the time, radio and television) in remote villages throughout my trips back to Africa and India, and how I wanted to be a part of bringing that connectivity to everyone in the world, as a means of creating better education opportunities, livelihoods and understanding amongst each other. from a trip to India and spoke of places with pigs and cows roaming around and no plumbing.

Innovation, Change and the Rest of Your Life

Steve Blank

And I’ve been lucky enough to watch innovation happen not only in hardware and software but in Life Sciences – in Therapeutics, Medical Devices, Diagnostics and now Digital Health. In the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s, momentum shifted to the enterprise as large businesses supported innovation in PCs, communications hardware and enterprise software. Today, for hardware and software it’s consumers – specifically consumer Internet companies – that are the drivers of innovation.

Six Key Factors in the Right Outsourcing Decision

Startup Professionals Musings

Since my background includes software development, I often get the question about when to build a solution in-house, versus outsourcing it to a local company, near-shore service, or off-shore organization in China, India, or Eastern Europe.

‘India taking leadership in the Cloud’ at the NASSCOM Product Conclave 2010, Bangalore, 10-11th November

VentureWoods

This event has carved a niche for itself as the only software product forum in South Asia with excellent opportunities to learn, share ideas and voice opinions. Managing a product company is becoming increasingly complex in today’s shrinking world.

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Mobile Rev-Share Changes Might Spark a Fire - NextWala

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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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