"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 ?
Category: start up
THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONARES BY BEN MEZRICH BOOK REVIEW
“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
THE BANSALS OF THE INDIAN STARTUP STORY!
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!
PAYTM KARO! PAY THROUGH MOBILE!
Right now my favorite pass time is going and asking and seeing whether shop vendors have paytm or not. Last week when we went for shopping, all our payment were through the one and only “paytm wallet”. So a brief intro. of this game changer is that it was formed by Vijay shekhar sharma (Vjs), … Continue reading PAYTM KARO! PAY THROUGH MOBILE!
REDCARPET- THE CARPET TO YOUR FINANCIAL STARDOM!!
So I have had the chance to meet a RBI governor (let’s say THE RBI governor – Raghuram Rajan a few months back) and now a startup co-founder (Abhay Tamaria of REDCARPET). We had a competition being organized in our college by our marketing society where this startup was a sponsorer. I had a … Continue reading REDCARPET- THE CARPET TO YOUR FINANCIAL STARDOM!!
Made in India startup – jugnoo
A few days back I was going through YouTube (we all do that) I came across some videos about the concept of jugnoo (the auto hailing app) which struck a chord with me.The idea of penetrating the autowalas (who signify India whenever a Hollywood movie has to refer us) which is considered such a risky … Continue reading Made in India startup – jugnoo