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Lessons for Marketplace startups from Uber Episode

First, it pains to read about the unfortunate incident involving Uber in New Delhi.  As a citizen of this country, I hope and demand the law of the land puts its best foot forward to bring justice to the victim … Continue reading

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Specific tools that can be readily used.

(This is the review I wrote a while back on Flipkart)   This book from Vinay Dhabolkar & Rishikesha T. Krishnan “8 steps to Innovation” belongs to the category of books that gives us specific tools that can be readily … Continue reading

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How you fund your startup in Indian Context (Super Idiot Guide)

(I thought I will keep quite and stay away from startup/entrepreneur world after shutting down my ventures.  As it turned out, I became more active and vocal.  Evidently, more and more youngsters want to try a “startup” these days.  Some … Continue reading

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Applying Systematic Innovation to Customer Development

Here is the slide deck I used during my talk at AgileTour 2013 Hyderabad. Systematic innovation to cd from akkirajub Here is the abstract of the session Lean Startup model teaches us how to make a beginning in  conditions  of … Continue reading

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My journey as an entrepreneur

Well, some of you know this already. Few of you suspected but didn’t ask me.  (But most of you don’t care anyway). My entrepreneur  journey has ended on July 31st 2013.   We relieved everyone from  Makemydabba.com, shutdown the site and … Continue reading

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Do investors appreciate Lean Startup?

I had the opportunity to host the  Lean Startup stage at recently concluded AgileIndia2012 conference.   I personally had done a workshop (Innovathon) in this conference along with my friend Vinay Dabholkar. Its almost unimaginable today where the startups endup  if … Continue reading

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When did you fail the last time?

When did you fail the last time? Couple of years back, it was all still green! The word ‘recession’ hadn’t surfaced yet.   Suresh (not the real name) walks in for an interview.  He had 4 years of industry experience. He had cleared the preliminary … Continue reading

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Scrum – Maintenance Projects – Multiple Product Backlogs

This is the presentation I used in my talk to Agile_Hyd.  It is a while back I gave this talk, it was on July 23rd, 2010.  The venue was OpenText office.   I was still working for ADP in July 2010.    … Continue reading

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