About Me

 

Utilizing this digital window to share my understanding of the funder and founder relationships and….
several other things that intrigue me!

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Bhavesh Kothari invited me to join the United Book Lover’s Club (UBLC) with several esteemed members of the literary fraternity. The group consists of leaders (who are readers) and authorpreneurs.   The group has A Book A Day wherein a member provides their favorite book and why they loved that book so much. As someone that has read for the better part of two decades, it was surprising how

There is clear evidence that many of the most recognized technology companies in the world (and in India) started with simple & crude first version products:   Amazon began as a bookstore  Zappos as shoesite.com  Uber began as ubercabs.com Airbnb as airbedandbreakfast.com  Oyo as oravel.com  EaseMyTrip as a B2B sales booking engine for travel agents   The list is endless.   Simple MVPs get created with the simple

In this week's episode of #DamaniTalks I spoke to Kailash Katkar, Founder of Quick Heal a man who built a ₹1800 crore IT security company without a college degree!  Kailash created a global empire spread across 60+ countries starting from a small one-room bootstrapped computer repair services company – He has been an inspiration to many!  https://open.spotify.com/episode/59aH5Ujelrp8tmY0kQP514?si=64584e7cf7ef45e5 Key takeaways from the episode:  Why

Yesterday, I was eagerly waiting to see a startup's pitch as it was creating a name for itself in a niche space growing globally. It would be an understatement to say that I was looking forward to funding this startup. The pitch started well, but it got seriously derailed about 15 minutes when the founder revealed a significant pivot.   To compensate for the losses incurred

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