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Rebooting Entrepreneurial Ecosystem – Post Covid

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Pandemic is dramatically impacting entrepreneurs & businesses, moving out of COVID isn’t the end of this crisis. It’s the beginning of a new journey of thinking about their approach to over all go-to-market strategies. Also, this will be a time to reflect on their individual approach to risk. Now this pandemic is creating exponential pace of change to the society, which means the entrepreneurs who have the greatest ability to adapt will survive. It’s the perfect time to sense how the world will be different with the new normal scenario, as these differences will create new milestones for innovation, new opportunities, user adoption, team building, product or service-market fit, and venture funding There are few entrepreneurial steps you can take right now to put yourself in the best po...

StartupIndia India-Israel Innovation Challenge – Agriculture results are out

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Results of Government of India StartupIndia innitiative India-Isreal Innovation challenege are out. Read more at this link. Yuktix Smart Sensing solution for post harvest i.e. ColdSense was selected as one of the innovative and affordable solution for reducing post harvest losses.   Yuktix is creating an affordable ICT system for 24×7 monitoring of environment conditions that together with computation models for different crops can provide actionable data to reduce waste, improve quality and resource utilization, cut losses thereby boosting the income. You can read more about Yuktix ColdSense in the previously published blog at  NASSCOM Commiunity.  The affordable next generation sensing systems we are creating can impact millions of lives who are dependent on agriculture. The idea of...

ZERO EFFECTS ZERO DEFECTS

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One of the greatest dangers to developing countries is the middle-income trap, where crony capitalism creates oligarchies that slow down growth. Zero Defect Zero Effect Signifies production mechanisms wherein products have no defects and the process through which product is made has zero adverse environmental and ecological effects. Sector Ratio ranging from 6.90% for Service Sector, 1.40% for Agricultural Sector and 1.70% for Industrial Sector, boosting of manufacturing Sector which has performed poorly recording a expansion of barely 1.1% growth in 2012-13 followed by a contraction of 0.7% in 2013-14. Need to increase FDI from 2010-12, the country’s stock of FDI just totaled 12% of GDP while the developing country average was 30%. Helps in reviving growth that has continued to slow...

Is Continuous Improvement Dead?

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Zero to billion dollar valuations in under five years or getting sold for millions in two years. From stone age to the information age the world of business moved at a certain pace. The customer age has given rise to a different breed of businesses – giant killers. Yes, there are startups falling by the wayside due to business model deficiencies but there are others that are thriving.  Startups are able to think differently and are taking away business from larger brands. So what exactly are they doing to achieve this? Just one thing – create a need where none (seemingly) exists. Some call this innovation; I just call it staying hungry. Continuous improvements are largely inward focused focusing on the strengths of the organization and then improving their capability to reduce ...