Discover I has come a long way since its inception in October last year, from hosting four competitions in slums and rural areas, collaborating with our own’s school social efforts in teaching girls from underprivileged families, organizing a summer camp with the help of an NGO school — impacting over 500 children with the help of… Continue reading Discover I in Review
Today’s workshop was an unusual one — of course, it involved design! How should startups face the design challenge? How can the startups better identify and better engage with their customers? We had Ketna Hirji from The Innovation Tool Box to mentor our startups on how to go about the design process. Rather than just… Continue reading The Design Thinking Process
What is the foremost reason for a startup failure? No, it’s not being unable to understand the market right. It is having high costs of customer acquisition. So how to acquire customers in a cost-effective way and what digital marketing strategies to use? This is the question that is asked by all the startups all… Continue reading Acquiring Customers and Marketing Your Startup
How can you monetize your product? What pricing options should you offer? Today’s talk addressed this aspect of an entrepreneur’s problems. We had Suresh V., EVP and Head of Sales of Naukri and Siddharth Puri, co-founder and business head of Tyroo to mentor the startups. If your product is first in the niche, either start… Continue reading Monetizing Your Product & Pricing Strategies
How to pitch your product to the investors — this was the question answered by the leading personalities in the field — Alok Mittal from Canaan Partners and Mayank Khanduja from SAIF Partners in today’s session in Delhi. Before preparing a pitch, you need to ask yourself — what’s the traction that your product has got… Continue reading How to Pitch your Product?
How can you select the technological frameworks you should use for something that you’re building? How can you scale something that you’re building? Today’s GSF Accelerator mentorship session focused on this issue. The contributing speakers were Ram Singla (Zomato), Gajinder Singh (PayU India) and Amit Sharma (Khojguru) and discussed on how a development cycle should look like. Research First… Continue reading Selecting the Right Technology and Building Scalable Apps
Hey there! As you might have read on my blog, I got another chance to visit the Googleplex as a part of my Google Code-in achievement. But this time, I went with both my parents and to the east coast as well! Google was kind enough to give us an option to make our trips… Continue reading Trip to Googleplex No. 2!
I was actively working with LimeSurvey during Google Code-in ’11 and had promised them to integrate GlotPress with LimeSurvey (user tables) to help the translators and completed it some weeks back (though this was not the end result that they actually wanted, I’ll work on that later – thought I should write this before I… Continue reading Integrating GlotPress User Tables With Another Software