Amit Murumkar

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23 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Mark Zuckerberg

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Mark Zuckerberg

Decoded: Equity and Cap Table Structure for Startups

<b>W</b>hile many of us wonder in awe when we hear/ read stories of the startup companies getting funded and VC’s making money out of an exit through Sale/ …

Digital Advertising

The three must-haves angel investors look for

In 2011, angel investors Rehan Yar Khan and Anupam Mittal came across an “interesting” investment opportunity: An online marketplace for cabs and car …

Venture Capital

Don't Let Venture Capitalists Force You To Convert To A C-Corporation | Inc.com

Founders typically establish their high-growth startups as C-corporations under the assumption that venture capitalists will eventually require them to convert into a corporation in order to receive VC funding. Other entrepreneurs found their companies as LLCs and then convert into corporations …

Venture Capital

Here Is the One Surprising Thing All Successful Entrepreneurs Have | Inc.com

A while back, I sat on a panel at a conference for entrepreneurs. There were three successful entrepreneurs and myself. As usual, the classic question came up, "What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur?" The first panelist said, "Passion! You must be passionate, or you'll never achieve …

Entrepreneurship

500 Startups launches a new mobile-focused $10M micro-fund, let by Dolphin Browser's Edith Yeung

There aren’t many corners of the globe that 500 Startups won’t invest. The company has made a habit of launching geographically-targeted micro-funds …

7 Simple Techniques for Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a mental state that we can achieve by focusing our awareness on what's occurring in the present. This can be done by learning how to, in a calm and collected way, acknowledge our feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. It can help us become more conscious of our mind, become more …

Amit Murumkar - Founder & CEO of Canvsly

[quote style=”boxed”]Ideas are dime a dozen. It’s very important to passionately understand and believe in the idea and have a very clear vision. …

Sachin Tendulkar

The Entrepreneur Mind by Kevin D. Johnson (Book Summary)

<i>Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Kevin D. Johnson’s “</i><i>The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs,</i> …

Stealthy Menlo Security raises $10M and assembles a rockstar board to rethink the war against malware

In the ongoing arms race between cybercriminals and the industry that tries to thwart them, another stealthy upstart has raised a sizable sum. It’s …

Is New York the New Model for Startup Cities?

Its rise has been remarkable. But should aspiring tech hubs really emulate the Big Apple?<p>New York’s rise as a startup hub is a well-known (I’ve written about it a number of times). The Big Apple has gone from a place that had virtually no high-tech startups to one that hosts a sector attracting …

How a Misspelling Launched the Most Important Startup You've Never Heard Of | Inc.com

Why Docker Scares VMware<p>The demo was for something called a "container" used to develop apps that run on cloud computing.<p>The cloud makes it easy for people to run their apps on all sorts of devices. But writing an app that can handle being moved around so much is really tough to do.<p>"If you are a …

Docker

Nest CEO Tony Fadell's New Startup Wants To Completely Change The Smartphone As We Know It

Silicon Valley startup Keyssa is working on a technology it calls "kiss connectivity," which could allow you to transfer a movie as large as "Avatar" between devices in just five seconds, as Bloomberg Businessweek reported in its profile of the company.<p>You would simply tap your phone or tablet to …

Wireless Charging

How This 13-Year-Old Kid Wowed a 46-Year-Old Tech Company | Inc.com

Shubham Banerjee may not be the first entrepreneur inspired by Legos, but he is probably the first to raise venture capital for innovating on them.<p>Last month, at the ripe old age of 12, Banerjee landed a prestigious early-stage round with Intel Capital, the company's venture capital arm, for his …

Lego

5 Pieces of Startup Advice From Under-40 Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

We're bringing you advice from those who've lived entrepreneurship themselves. While they may lack the gray beards of wisdom, there's plenty we can learn from these under-40 entrepreneurial experts.<p><b>1. Startups Require Self-Sufficient Learners</b><p>Joining a startup can be an exciting opportunity to wear …

Entrepreneurship

The Random Events That Sparked 8 Of The World’s Biggest Startups

These household names began as less-than-glamourous solutions to problems.<p>Light-bulb moments don’t happen on command, and brainstorming sessions rarely produce extraordinary results. More often it’s a random remark, event, or memory that sends an entrepreneur down the rabbit hole of innovation. …

Jack Dorsey