• Twelve Years of Indian Startups – Part II

    After landing in India, I realized the bureaucracy was going to make it really difficult to get started. I won’t bore you with the details but it took me eight months from the day I landed in India to having all of the required papers in place in order to setup a Private Limited company (or corporation). I’m sure the process is much easier today to set up a company but it is definitely not easy to shutdown a company in India. Once I got the company registered, I started looking to hire a few people. I used headhunters, job boards, and, of course, asking people I had been meeting…

  • Startup Saturday Delhi November Roundup

    Startup Saturday Delhi held on November 14th, was a Food and Beverage theme this month. This was the first time we held a Startup Saturday Delhi with absolutely no connection to technology. We hope those of you in the audience found it to be a refreshing change. Our first speaker was Preet Saini, founder of Mrs. Kaur’s. Mrs. Kaur’s makes premium American style cookies, brownies, and other confectionary items. Mrs. Kaur’s has also started a restaurant in Khan Market, New Delhi. Preet is a serial entrepreneur and has done many different types of businesses. He discussed his learnings from each and every business he started and how he was able…

  • Startup Saturday Delhi October 2009

    Startup Saturday Delhi was held at the American Center on October 10th 2009. This month, we had three great talks from Bipin Singh, CEO of MobiKwik, Manish Rathi from GlobalLogic, and Rajeev Kumar CEO of RockeTalk. Bipin, started the afternoon off with an introduction to MobiKwik and their offering. MobiKwik launched just 2 months ago and currently is focused on mobile pre-paid recharge in India. MobiKwik wants to offer the first comprehensive list carrier agnostic PULL services. MobiKwik plans to add additional features and services in the future, some of which will be comparing plans across all Indian mobile operators. Manish Rathi from GlobalLogic was up next to talk about…

  • Startup Saturday Delhi Update

    A quick update on Startup Saturday. Startup Saturday Delhi is going to be hosted by the American Center on the 13th of December 2008. Startups are encouraged to fill out the demo form. Startups, investors, media, and other individuals interested in attending Startup Saturday are requested to fill out the registration form. Security will be tight so make sure you bring a photo id or you won’t be let into the building. If you’re going to be tweeting or blogging about Startup Saturday, please use the following tags: ssd, startupsaturdaydelhi, ss, startupsaturday, ssd200812 Cheers Related Posts:Calling all Startups!Twelve Years of Indian Startups – Part IIWhat is “Carry” or “Carried Interest”?Startup…