What does it feel like to be the CEO of a startup?

What does it feel like to be the CEO of a startup? – Quora A very insightful reply by Paul DeJoe, the founder of Ecquire. Very tough to sleep most nights of the week. Weekends don’t mean anything to you anymore. Closing a round of financing is not a relief. It means more people are […]

Why I Quit My Job, Dropped My MBA Plans and Joined a Startup!

Why I Quit My Job, Dropped My MBA Plans and Joined a Startup! Recently, I resigned from my very comfortable job at a leading investment bank (no, not as an investment banker, but as an application developer :|) to pursue an MBA program at one of the best B-schools in India. Just as I was […]

You Are Not Running Out of Time

An excellent post about ambition, and the drive (or rather, the rush) to make it big when young. You Are Not Running Out of Time You know the feeling – the feeling of being left behind in the race for achievement. Of falling back in ‘the game’. For some people, the game is keeping up […]

What Makes a Successful Internet Startup?

What Makes a Successful Startup? | Dissecting Successful Internet Startups to find the Secret Sauce No one knows, but here’s a rough answer, thanks to the guys at Startup Genome. 1. Founders that learn are more successful: Startups that have helpful mentors, track metrics effectively, and learn from startup thought leaders raise 7x more money […]

Startups Are Hard

Startups are Hard An excellent post on startups and what it means to be an entrepreneur by @jazzychad of Notifo and PicAFight. Startups are Hard Startups are hard. No, startups are damn hard. Contrary to popular belief, there are no clouds of money that float around Silicon Valley and rain on anyone that utters the […]