Decisions make or break startups. So how do you decide whether or not to attempt that project with a lucrative markup? How do you decide between two different alternatives? Who should i marry July or Emily? Turns out that you can analyse the costs and benefits of your decisions, within a “Rough” framework to arrive … Continue reading "Cost-Benefit Analysis: Startup Decision Making For Geeks"
Ok i know your embarassed they made you wear a gown and a dorky looking hat with a horse tail kind of thingy hanging from it. And I know you are beyond furious that they actually made you go on stage infront of your entire class in that ridiculous outfit to accept your degree. In … Continue reading "Entrepreneurship for students II: 11 things to do before you leap"
The end of your “good life” is tumbling towards you like an avalanche. For 20 odd years you have been living off your parents genetic imperative to feed you. But now that well has dried up, worse still everyone is expecting you to stand on your own feet. I know, I know, if life was … Continue reading "Entrepreneurship for students I : 11 reasons why you need to start now"
Valuation is the process of coming up with the market value of a company. This means that any investor who is on the right side of sane will see the valuation of the company before he even sneezes in your direction. Yet to most techies and geeks ‘valuation of a company’ looks like ‘?%&*#$@!?%&*#$@!?%&*#$@!'(martian symbols). … Continue reading "Startup valuation for geeks"
Why do you think the same five guys make it to the final table of the World Series of Poker EVERY YEAR? What, are they the luckiest guys in Las Vegas? – Mike McDermott, Rounders Can success be planned for? This I guess is a fundamental question every entreprenuer should ask himself/herself(Yeah yeah politcally correct … Continue reading "Planning For Success"