Category Archives: Inspiration

Sramana Mitra Interview with CEOMAG

Sramana Mitra has been an entrepreneur and a strategy consultant in Silicon Valley since 1994. Her fields of experience span from hard core technology disciplines like semiconductors to sophisticated consumer marketing industries including fashion and education. As an entrepreneur CEO, … Continue reading

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What to do When a Tech Giant Decides to Eat Your Lunch

Author : Mark Suster An edited version of this post originally ran on TechCrunch. This version has some additional details on a portfolio company I’ve invested in, which are disclosed below. WWDC. The annual Apple event where no real hints … Continue reading

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A Giant : Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt passes away

Sixty-four years ago a giant was born. Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt spent his entire adult life fighting to show that it is possible to make this world a better place. We must have the honesty to see reality as it … Continue reading

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TED Talk : What adults can learn from kids

Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to teach About Adora … Continue reading

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My Story Session – Mr. Ramdas Mane

Author : Lokesh Parakh As I start covering the recent TiE Pune Chapter’s bi-weekly “My Story” Session I’m overwhelmed. Not due to paucity of data, but due to abundance of it, and it’s quite obvious – the task is to … Continue reading

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Overcoming Yes,But… by Vineet Nayar, CEO, HCL

Vineet Nayar is chief executive officer and whole time board director of HCL Technologies, Ltd., (HCLT), one of the world’s fastest-growing information technology services company with ~55,000 employees spread across 31 countries and one that has become recognized around the … Continue reading

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Social Impact : Melinda Gates sharing about her Foundation @ TEDxDelhi

In her talk at TEDxChange @ TEDxDelhi, Melinda Gates talks about the foundation’s work in India. She spotlights India as a hotbed of innovation and states that in order to have an effect on poverty and disease globally, working in … Continue reading

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What makes Kishore Biyani an unstoppable Indian?

Kishore Biyani is the King of Retail having led the Retail Growth in India since the last 2 decades. On the occassion of IPO of Future Ventures, check out the interview with KK Rathi, CEO, Future Ventures. He says, Future … Continue reading

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Ted Talk by Ric Elias: 3 things I learned while my plane crashed

Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story … Continue reading

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Secret History of Silicon Valley

Today, Silicon Valley is known around the world as a fount of technology innovation and development fueled by private venture capital and peopled by fabled entrepreneurs. But it wasn’t always so. Unbeknownst to even seasoned inhabitants, today’s Silicon Valley had … Continue reading

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