All posts by Srinivas Aki

Srinivas Aki

Srinivas Aki

Srinivas Aki in his current role as the Executive Director of CTSC, works with entrepreneurs and startups advising them on technology, products and strategy. As an Indian born and US bred technologist, he brings a formidable outlook to software-driven endeavors. If you are an early stage startup looking for advise, reach out to the author at srini@ctsc-india.org

Communicating effectively using mental models

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Often we communicate with the limited amount of vocabulary we have. As leaders, managers and team members we are constantly trying to rally our teams, manage expectations and resolve conflicts etc etc. Each of us acquire a certain vocabulary related […]

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Planning a trip? Plan your budget first

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Travelling is fun! Each one of us crave to see the world, explore new places, learn about various cultures, meet new people, make new friends and so on. But before you take up a trip or get on to explore […]

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Thank goodness for Video conferencing

Technology has been growing at a rapid speed. With new age methods of communication, the virtual world has almost replaced the real world. However, we have moved only ahead with advancement in technology. Video conferencing has already become the most […]

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Building a Startup Culture That Lasts

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Every startup toils at validating an idea by feverishly working towards business goals, hiring people, paying them, retaining them and getting work done. Consistent and observable patterns of behavior are created within the company just by way of things getting […]

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Creating ripples with real time marketing

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Real time marketing is the most effective form of communication today. It allows you to hog the limelight just instantly without much efforts. All you have to do is keep an eye on the current topics and trends and create […]

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Why does an organization need exit interviews?

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Employees come and employees go. But when there are many employees quitting in quick succession and the attrition graph is seen going up, it is time to worry. Exit interviews are held by every organization to ascertain the reason why […]

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BookMEDS Wins the Most Promising Start-up Award at Bio Asia 2016

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  Bio Asia 2016 had selected 40 start-ups from a list of 210+ healthcare start-ups entries across India for the Conference held at Hyderabad on Feb 9-10th. The selected 40 start-ups were scrutinized by an esteem panel of judges and […]

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BuiltForFree Winter 2016: A note to budding entrepreneurs

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Exciting are the times when the whole country is talking about Startups. People are hungry to make their mark, by taking risks and treading the least travelled path.  As our government is trying to encourage startups by giving them tax benefits, […]

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Can you co-create a startup?

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Any venture capitalist will tell you the importance of having a co-founder. But is it possible to create a startup with a group of completely unknown individuals? Hyderabad-based Egghead Creative is spearheading efforts to bring skilled volunteers together to collaborate and […]

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Idea Express: Matches are made in heaven, but not for everyone

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Idea Express by StartupHyderabad is a bi-weekly column outlining some outlandish idea. Aspiring entrepreneurs are encouraged to slice and dice the ideas and run with them. Marriage in the Indian context is more than just two people coming together. Its […]

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