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Joining a pre-VC startup

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

This article is reproduced from Sameer’s Blog, my personal blog. It was originally written on 25-October-2006, during my days @ madhouse. Original post with all comments can be found here: Joining a pre-VC startup Madhouse is talking to a number of exceptionally talented individuals for senior/middle management positions. Some of them have expressed apprehensions around […]

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Feedback for start-ups

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Today afternoon, I was thinking about the topic of feedback for start-ups in some context and this post took shape. As a part of the start-up ecosystem, there are many occasions when I (and many other folks) hear about a start-up from its founder(s), which is followed by a Q&A to better understand the venture. […]

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Finding affordable, passionate and trained team members

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Vijay has a good post on The Startup Workforce, problem faced by start-ups in India (and most likely around the globe). I agree with the thought process outlined in the post. The problem is real and common amongst all start-ups. Almost all the MVP companies face lack of trained folks, who are affordable and have […]

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A brief guide to Software as a Service marketing

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

This article is reproduced from Saasburst, a Deskaway blog, with permission from the author, Sahil Parikh.   Bessemer’s Top 10 Laws for Being “SaaS-y” Rule # 8 states “By definition, your sales prospects are online – Savvy online marketing is a core competence (sometimes the only one) of every successful SaaS business. “ (BTW, read the other […]

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Y Combinator diaries

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

Couple of guys from YC-2008 batch have been writing these interetsing and useful posts: Installment 1 http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080728.wgtycom0728/BNStory/Technology/ I was not able to find the installment 2, if anyone does find it, please send it to me as well 🙂 http://www.socialbias.com/y-combinator-diaries-installment-3/ http://www.socialbias.com/y-combinator-diaries-installment-4/  http://www.socialbias.com/y-combinator-diaries-installment-5/  http://www.socialbias.com/y-combinator-diaries-installment-6/  http://www.socialbias.com/y-combinator-diaries-installment-7/ 

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