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Can I run my startup part-time?

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Here is another common query from potential applicants In those 4 months of mentoring, do you expect the team to be present full-time? Answer: Part time Entrepreneur is an Oxymoron The only way to be a startup founder is by doing it full time – there is nothing called “part time entrepreneur or part time founder” […]

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Are you genetically wired to be an entrepreneur?

Monday, September 13th, 2010

We started accepting applications for our next batch of startups (batch5) on Sept. 10 2010, and have been getting different type of queries from founders.  Here is one that landed in my inbox today – Is The Morpheus interested in mentoring/seeding entertainment/lifestyle services space or not? I thought it may be a good idea to share my answer […]

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Can you solve some email problems for the world?

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Email is overloaded. Too many emails, too little time. We still consume email as if it is 1995! I am personally averaging two apologies per week to people whom I have failed to respond in time. Gmail has solved spam issues to a large extent for it’s users, other email providers are still struggling with […]

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The Morpheus – Open House @ Delhi on 4th March 2010

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Calling all entrepreneurs to meet The Morpheus team. This Thursday we will be hanging out at the Cha Bar, inside Oxford bookstore, New Statesman house, Barakhamba Road, CP, New Delhi. If You would like to meet with us just drop for a chat and some Chai between 12 noon and 6pm! Please drop your name […]

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The Morpheus open house – on Saturday, 27 Feb

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Calling all entrepreneurs to meet The Morpheus team. This Saturday we will be hanging out @ Java City, Church Street, Bangalore, 1200 pm – 0600 pm. Just come over for a coffee if you would like to chat with us. To help us manage the time please drop a comment below with your preffered time […]

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Invited to follow – Friends of Morpheus on twitter

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

We have started a twitter account called “Friends of Morpheus (@fom_morpheus). This is a community of folks who are either working with us formally or have a good informal friendship with Morpheus or are just interested in startups. The idea is to share / discuss / publish – news, articles, wisdom and thoughts about startups, […]

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Navkriti – A Spring board for Start-ups (@NITIE-Mumbai)

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Navkriti , a start-up showcase event was organized on 24 October 2009, in the beautiful campus of NITIE Mumbai. It was organized as  part of their annual entrepreneurship summit  – Empresario.  MVP supported the event as a partner for Navkriti.  We offered 1 month of free engagement with MVP to the top teams and I […]

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LPU, MVP and TIE event – Aadhaar- Laying foundations for Budding Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The MVP team will be conducting a full day event on entrepreneurship  @ Lovely Professional University , on 2 April 2009, in collaboration with LPU & TIE. Details below. I am very excited about the event and look forward to interacting with the students. LPU has built a state of the art campus near Jalandhar […]

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TiE Luminaries session with Sameer Guglani and Nandini Hirianniah

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Image via Wikipedia The MVP team will be doing an interaction about entrepreneurship and sharing the entrepreneurial journey with the audience at the “TiE Luminaries session” on Thursday 26 March 2009. Mr J S Bedi, Chairman Gian Jyoti Institute of Management and Technology has coordinated with TiE Chandigarh to have the session at their campus: […]

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Idea list and Knowledge base

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

Vaneet and Sarab talked to me today about a couple of useful lists/repositories which startups should maintain. Idea list A collection / repository of all ideas that pop into heads of team members or come as suggestions from someone outside the team. Goal of this list are: Ensuring that no idea escapes without proper consideration […]

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