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Startups:#CleanTech Ventures are the next big things
At a stage where Industrialization, automobiles and food processing industry have emerged as the key pollutants and the horizon of end of fossil-fueled economy is coming to an end - the next step for us to focus is to build a comprehensive ecosystem around ...

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Industrial IOT is a component of Industry 4.0
Is Industry 4.0 about Internet of Things?  In reality, Internet of Things is more of a evolution of necessity, rather than a technology breakthrough.  In the earlier versions of industrialization, one thought that automation was the key to creating operatio...

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#Startups: What we learnt in 2015
Learning # 1 :  Leverage and Delegate Finally, we at  Cherunathury Tech Ventures  have met about 100 startups. Interesting experience. We found that there is only one thing that separates from the more successful ones than the others. It is delegation and l...

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#Startup  ; Remember to put your glass down

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Startup: Put your glass down
Today,  got a personal lesson from a colleague.  I was thinking that I was doing heavy lifting of a job, an existing contract that normally is child's play. Human error, as they would call it. Simple tasks, but executed with errors. Why?  I was committing m...

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While consulting, I ask founders to describe their business.  Most people start talking about what they offer.  The talk about their challenges, and how they are making it.  I found one founder, a prospect of mine - who started talking about 'its all about ...

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#Startups: The Window of Opportunity is till May 2016
Indian Startup industry is now 7 years old.  Why 7 years?  The world saw the last economic reset in 2008.  Before that, in 2000.  And now in 2016- and let us braze ourselves.  And the startup - at the back of a recovering economy and an improving telecom ne...

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#Startup - Decision making: The 12 hour rule.
There is a time when a founder really has to dig deep to decide the way forward.  The time comes when the stakeholders have to be united with a goal and the past does not serve as a great example.  This means the earlier the efforts and thought process had ...

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