Anup Sarode

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4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Defeat Depression

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Depression is a dark and lonely place to be in no matter what someone does for a living. Entrepreneurs face a unique set of challenges when depressed. That's because for many entrepreneurs, their personal health is reflected in their …

Here's How to Grab an Investor's Attention and Land Funding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What is the best way to get the attention of a potential investor?</b><p><b>A:</b> I was a judge at a pitch event a couple of years ago where one of the entrepreneurs presented his company while wearing a furry pink rabbit suit. While that outfit …

Solitude Can Be Your Most Powerful Thinking Tool

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever had one of those days from the time you get up in the morning until your day comes to an end where everything just looks and feels like a blur? One of those moments where life is happening to us instead of us happening to …

Treat Loyal Customers as Well as You Do New Ones

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, it's easy for entrepreneurs to remember to go out of their way to be warm and welcoming to new customers. So merchants often extend themselves to greet them, ask their names and thank them for coming.<p>But, when customers do return, do …

10 Blessings That Come Hidden in Rejection, Losing and Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Rejection. Losing. Failure. Nobody strives for them. No athlete sets out to lose, no entrepreneur’s goal is bankruptcy. But as if an act of divine mercy, there’s positives to be found in the negatives. In fact, successful people often …

7 Tips for an Investment Pitch That Excites and Inspires

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have a great idea. Maybe you have a great business. You might think, Why wouldn’t everyone want to invest in my company?<p>But the often untold secret of raising money is that it’s a lot like a interviewing for a job. Investors will ask …

Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An accelerator, the latest buzzword used at economic-development agencies and universities, is a short-term, high-intensity program led by mentors. It may provide seed capital for participating enterpreneurs to test a business model.<p>On …

How Much Does it Cost to Build the World's Hottest Startups?

Could $100,000 and the right developer skills make you an overnight billionaire? How much does it really take to build a product like Twitter or Instagram? With mobile development agencies and product incubators on the rise and more corporate “labs” spinning out each day, there’s no shortage of …

Indian Startups And Digital India

Social Samosa Facebook

Fresh<p>Jun 21, 2018<p>Beeing Social won the digital marketing mandate for FreightBro. In accordance with the mandate, the digital marketing agency will …

Social Media

TechCircle: India's leading Tech business information website. | Techcircle

News portal Cobrapost alleges Paytm shared user data with political group<p>Forcepoint's Ajay Dubey on the potential of human-centric …

Indian Startup Stories

YourStory.com is India’s biggest and definitive platform for startups and entrepreneurs related stories, resources, research reports and analysis of …

Loyalty loss leader: Belly’s real aim is to own the in-store experience

Chicago-based loyalty and in-store experience startup Belly made news this morning for its $12.1 million Series B-1 financing that added 7-Eleven and …

Belly Expands Beyond Loyalty With Debut Of Customer Acquisition Platform, Belly Bites; Support For Transactions Is Next

Belly, the Chicago-based loyalty platform which has now grown to over 4,000 merchants across the U.S., is today announcing its first product outside of loyalty, with the official debut of Belly Bites, a sampling program designed to attract new customers to a local business. Thanks to Belly’s …

Belly – How to Grow a Network Effects Startup, Lessons from Belly Card

From early traction to today’s growth, see how Belly cracked the code of a multi-sided, network effects driven model to find success in the small …

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below aren't just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work …

6 Battle-Tested Tips to End Email Overload

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Ryan Holmes, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It’s a fact. Email is making us slower, less productive and even dumber.<p>The average employee now checks email 36 times an hour, spending a full 13 hours a …

How the 10-Foot Rule Can Help You Win Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just the other day I walked in to my credit union and was greeted by one of the managers. I walked another 20 feet and was greeted by a second employee. Finally, when I stepped up to the window, the teller greeted me by my last name. Talk …

The Single Biggest Reason Most Entrepreneurs Fail

and 5 Things You Should Do to Overcome It<p>Exactly two years ago today, I woke up at 5 in the morning. Yes, I was suffering from our generation’s new …

Entrepreneurship

3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet offers billions of pages of entrepreneurial enlightenment – the glamourous fundraising rounds, the billion-dollar acquisitions, the profiles of founders that have it all. Yet most businesses fail.<p>Startups are trying to buck …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Show Employees You Care.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A common misconception about leadership is that it's all about the personal qualities of the manager. But the truth is it's hard to be a successful manager without seeing the company's development as a group effort. Once you lead a team, …

7 Secrets From the Man Who Turned a Kickstarter Flop Into the Most Successful Campaign Ever

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A decade ago, Ryan Grepper decided he wanted to be able to make frozen mixed drinks while picnicking with his friends and family. So, he attached a blender to a weed whacking engine.<p>The picnic-ready frozen drink machine was a hit at …

9 Elements of an Irresistible Business Pitch

The standard business pitch has not changed in decades.<p>The process usually entails face-to-face interaction at the offices of one of the companies. The company that is seeking a partnership will create a presentation, a.k.a. "pitch deck,'' containing relevant and concise information about the …

8 Ways to Effectively Lead Entrepreneurial Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A person doesn't have to own a business to be an entrepreneur. Many people with an entrepreneurial mind-set wait years to start their own companies. Othersnever start their own companies.<p>In the meantime, they work for you. Yet they’re …

5 Steps Toward Building Influence as a Great Thought Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you have something to say about a topic you are well versed in? If so, you could become an influential thought leader in your field of expertise.<p>Thought leaders are CEOs, businesspeople, entrepreneurs and other individuals who are …

5 Steps for Building a Great Startup Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how strong your idea is, the fate of your startup ultimately rests on your team being able to work well to execute it. But how can you be certain that you’ve assembled the right team to drive success? Here are five steps to use …

5 Strategies to Get Your Users to Market Your Mobile App for You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The hardest part of building a mobile-first startup is distribution, or, simply, reaching out to your target customers for sustainable traction. Aside from a bad idea, most apps fail because developers were not able to market their …

Terrific Productivity Tips to Make Your Week a Triumph

14 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a summer weekend and you're savoring another barbecue or a wonderful stroll by the beach and thinking, "How do I carve out more moments like this? If I only could be more productive during the work week."<p>To help you in …

Productivity

Don't Let Perfect Cripple You. Get Stuff Done With These 3 Tips.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you want to put your best foot forward in every aspect of your life and business. While perfect is great, completed is often a very agreeable alternative.<p>Entrepreneurs often get hyper focused on details that prevent …

Why Your Marketing Needs to Include Your Company's Story

Would you like to know how you can instantly connect and build trust with your audience, no matter what business you’re in?<p>It has nothing to do with …