"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 ?
“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!
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!
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!!
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