Archives for the ‘Internet & Telecom’ Category

Yogen Dalal on Innovation, Mentors & Investments Part-2

By • Mar 9th, 2010 • Category: Business & Tech, Diaspora, Featured, Ideas, Internet & Telecom, Mumbai, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, VC & Private Equity Funding
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A few of the magical ingredients of what makes Silicon Valley unique is the easy access to mentors and investors. I turned to Yogen Dalal an engineer-turned entrepreneur-turned venture capitalist to find out the answers to many unanswered questions. Yogen came to Silicon Valley in the early 1970s to study at Stanford University. He is the Managing [...]



Yogen Dalal On Magic of Silicon Valley Part-1

By • Mar 9th, 2010 • Category: Diaspora, Featured, Ideas, India, Internet & Telecom, Mumbai, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, VC & Private Equity Funding
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What is the magic of Silicon Valley?  What is the magic that pulls people from all around the world to come and work here and make their dreams come true? I turned to Yogen Dalal an engineer-turned entrepreneur-turned venture capitalist, who came to Silicon Valley in the early 1970s to study at Stanford University.  Yogen is the [...]



Oscar Winner Director Danny Boyle on Slumdog Millionaire and Mumbai

By • Mar 6th, 2010 • Category: Bollywood, Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, India, Internet & Telecom, London, Mumbai, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley
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In this exclusive interview Oscar winner director Danny Boyle talks about the making of Slumdog Millionaire in Mumbai, whether this is an Indian or a British film or a hybrid film, AR Rahman, Loveleen Tandan, Mira Nair and  about the future of the young kids that acted in the film. I also asked Danny if [...]



Using Bollywood To Spread Literacy

By • Feb 15th, 2010 • Category: Bangalore, Bollywood, Business & Tech, Diaspora, Entertainment, Ideas, India, Internet & Telecom, San Francisco/Silicon Valley
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Using Bollywood songs to promote literacy is an innovative and powerful idea, and is the brainchild of Brij Kothari. The hallmark of every Hindi or Bollywood film are the popular song and dance sequences, which most people can either recognize, sing or hum regardless of their level of education. Brij hit upon this novel idea [...]