VIDEO: BANGALORE AS INDIA’S STARTUP HUB WITH PROF RISHIKESHA KRISHNAN

Bangalore is often referred as Silicon Valley of India. The city is studded with startups and has a huge pool of technical people. How and why did Bangalore became the startup hub of India? Why do startups from other parts of India move to Bangalore? What are the common characterstics between Silicon Valley and Bangalore?… Continue Reading


Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan

PODCAST: PROF RISHIKESHA KRISHNAN ON INDIAN ECONOMY, INNOVATION, MAKE IN INDIA & EDUCATION

Why is India not innovative on a sustained basis? How do you create a sustainable environment for innovation in India? What about logistics and infrastructure? When we think of innovation in India why do we think only of tech innovation and not other areas.? What are the skill gaps in India? How can Make in India… Continue Reading


VIDEO: ASHISH GUPTA OF HELION VENTURE PARTNERS ON INVESTMENTS IN BANGALORE STARTUPS

Dr. Ashish Gupta of Helion Venture Partners is one of the earliest investors in India. About 10 years ago he moved from Silicon Valley to Bangalore, India and started investing in startups. Helion is one of the leading investors in Indian starups. Dr. Gupta has seen the evolution of the startup landscape in India and in… Continue Reading


VIDEO: ANSHUMAN BAPNA OF MYGOLA ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP, STARTUPS & PIVOTS

Meet Anshuman Bapna of MyGola.com. Bapna and Prateek Sharma founded their startup in Bangalore in 2009. They raised a seed round and Series A and pivoted a couple of times. Here is how Bapna describes the pivots: Arguably, travel planning is one of the top worst ideas entrepreneurs can think of. In our quest to crack that impossible… Continue Reading