Tag Archives: ramesh loganathan

Flexing and Stretching ideas, before starting up

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The very first step of starting up is zeroing in on the idea. Very important that the idea should connect with the founder, Resonate strongly, Inspire, and Excite. But we all know that clear observation of markets and effective pivots […]

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AVISHKAR – Deep Tech Accelerator – accepting applications for their 3rd batch

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Are you a deep-tech startup? Are you building a product that some might call ‘magic’? AVISHKAR at IIIT-H Foundation has been helping technology product startups that draw its strength from domains of AI, Machine Learning, AR/VR, Computer Vision and Robotics to solve […]

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How investment-ready are you?

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While clearly an important caveat if and when a startup needs money, assuming there is a compelling case for investment, when is a startup “ready” for an investment. What are the parameters that investors look for, and that startups should […]

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The Progress Pacific Incubator Program Accepting applications for 3rd Cohort

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Hyderabad’s first Corporate Incubator accepting applications for 3rd batch The Progress Pacific Incubator program aims to help early stage startups that are building business applications. Startups that are at the prototype stage of an idea can leverage the Progress Pacific and […]

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Startup events – a boon or a bane?

Startups are always looking for that little bit of support, feedback, advise, guidance, customer reference or investor connect all the time. And this is never easy to come by. Very elusive. And probably not always very effective! In recent months […]

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Identifying target customer segment key

One of the important questions that many people ask is – When you have a compelling idea that is sufficiently curated, should you opt going full-time into the ‘startup mode’? Answering this question is never easy. It gets more difficult […]

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Mentoring, how best to use the time

One common refrain I hear form early stage founders is that a mentor they were seeking out didn’t respond or didn’t respond favorably.  Need to understand some reasons why, and preemptively address this when reaching out. On one hand we have […]

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ACCELERATING THE START-UP ECO SYSTEM

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ACCELERATING THE START Like they say, a startup’s journey is very lonely. Even more so in India as the startup support environment is still evolving. The local ecosystem often becomes the best friend of a new startup.  To nurture, support […]

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Is your startup addressing your users needs?

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Was at two hackathons this week. EXCITE at JNTU and the Hyderabad edition of AngelHack. Very reassuring see the very steep jump in the depth of ideas, quality of teams and the view of the markets.  From a very contemporary […]

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Startup Saturday Hyderabad – The 100th edition

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When I decided to move back from the US in 2009 and start my own venture, little did I know about startups (or that we would be called a startup!) and the ecosystem here in Hyderabad. All I knew was “I […]

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