"Creativity is the solution to all problems"- Brian Chesky , co Founder and CEO at Airbnb For those who don't know, Airbnb is an online marketplace where people can lease or rent short term lodging. The $31 billion company does not own any lodging but is merely a broker. So how did two unemployed friends(3 … Continue reading How Airbed & Breakfast became Airbnb ?
Hello there everyone , As companies write a review letter every year for their shareholders , I am going to try my hand at one too for my viewers . Have to say that this one year has felt extremely productive due to this piece of 21 st centaury Diary Writing Model. I have got to … Continue reading 1 Mega Year of Blogging !
So just a few days back I was with my cousins , as we were celebrating Rakhi and the youngest of the lot my two brothers of 6 and 7 repeatedly kept on saying that they wanted to go to McDonalds , and we had to repeatedly answer them that they were closed and they … Continue reading The McDonald’s Delhi story !
“Information is meant to be shared. Pictures are meant to be looked at “ We all have heard the name of the movie THE SOCIAL NETWORK, and as far as I remember I loved it and till date have watched it a gazillion times (partial blame on Andrew Garfield).So this is the book on which … Continue reading THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONARES BY BEN MEZRICH BOOK REVIEW
We all know that person who was once a friend of ours (that too for a short period of time) who when left us spilled our secrets too along the way. The same is the case with Snapchat and its ex-employee Anthony Pompliano who worked with them only for a short time span of 3 … Continue reading SNAPCHAT: REAL TRUTH BEHIND THE NEWS THAT GOT INDIANS TOGETHER
So just a few days back in the newspaper I saw an article talking about IIT educated Jyoti Bansal selling his startup (AppDynamics) to Cisco for $3.7billion. And then I realized that there needs to be a blog for the Bansal’s of the startup world. Bansal is a gotra under Aggarwal’s. So business did run … Continue reading THE BANSALS OF THE INDIAN STARTUP STORY!
"There is no intoxicant more dangerous than cheap money and excessive credit “- Benjamin.M.Anderson So as you might have guessed from the cover above this book is about someone who ended up making huge bucks. Well to clear the mystery, Greg Paulson made $4billion in 2007 by betting against the housing marketing (his bet was … Continue reading THE GREATEST TRADE EVER BY GREGORY ZUCKERMAN BOOK REVIEW