Archives for the ‘Internet & Telecom’ Category

In Conversation With Nandan Nilekani Part-2

By • Apr 16th, 2012 • Category: Bangalore, Books and Authors, Business & Tech, Featured, Ideas, India, Internet & Telecom, San Francisco/Silicon Valley
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In Part-2 of the interview Nandan Nilekani talks the changing dynamics of Indian political landscape, especially in the federal-state relationship. What can India learn from China? What is needed for India to move forward? What is missing? These were some of the questions he answered. In case you missed, you can listen to Part-1 of the conversation, where Nandan [...]



In Conversation With Sam Pitroda Part-2

By • Mar 21st, 2012 • Category: Business & Tech, Diaspora, Featured, Ideas, India, Internet & Telecom
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In Part-2 of our conversation Sam Pitroda talks about his second innings in India, and what brought him back from his hometown of Chicago to New Delhi?  He is currently an advisor to the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Public Infrastructure, Information and Innovations. He shares his thoughts about being part of the Knowledge Commission [...]



LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman: Part-2

By • May 18th, 2011 • Category: Bangalore, Business & Tech, Featured, Ideas, India, Internet & Telecom, IPO, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, VC & Private Equity Funding, Video
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Silicon Valley-based LinkedIn is going public on May 19, 2011 and is expected to raise about $350-400 million. This is the first time  an American social network is going IPO. LinkedIn was co-founded by Reid Hoffman in 2002 and was officially launced in 2003. Reid is often described as the most connected person in Silicon Valley. LinkedIn has [...]



LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman Part-1

By • May 18th, 2011 • Category: Business & Tech, Featured, Ideas, India, Internet & Telecom, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, VC & Private Equity Funding, Video
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LinkedIn was co-founded by Reid Hoffman in his living room in Silicon Valley in 2002. Today LinkedIn has over 100 million members with 9 million plus members in India alone. Over 2 million companies, big and small, have LinkedIn pages for their business. Given the size of its membership and the reach of its network it [...]