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Will consumer tech rule the enterprise?

I often get asked will consumer technology companies take over the enterprise world. The argument usually is very simple and goes like this — the consumer tech giants have more […]

Chronicles of the first cheque

Alok is the co-founder and CEO of Indifi, a startup that helps small businesses secure loans.  Prior to Indifi, Alok setup and led India operations of Canaan Partners, a premier […]

Our investment in Noticeboard

Here is the short version – Phenomenal team, real market-need, best-in-class product. Period. For the longer version, read on… If you look that the history of great B2B products, they […]

Why new Tv is exactly like old TV

Every other night, my wife and I put our kids to bed and settle down on the couch to watch some Netflix. When I mentioned this to my mother, who […]

How Whatfix evolved its pricing and go-to-market strategy

As an early stage product startup, there are 100s of experiments you can run to figure out a go-to-market strategy. In a detailed interview with Stellaris, Whatfix founder Khadim talks […]

To AI or not to AI

Something in the air reminds me of 1999/2000, where everything suddenly became “.com.” It feels uncannily similar today where everything is magically AI-driven. Are these companies truly AI-led?   Over […]

The why and how of startup PR

Two years ago, during my stint at The Economic Times (ET), I met the CEO of a consumer internet company who I’d been tracking from his early days. He had […]

The rise of automated investment advisors – T&C apply

“It is not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you and how many generations you keep it for” –  Robert […]

Picking the right advisors for your startup

Building a world class startup is hard! As a founder, you are building so many things together — from a team and a business model, to a product and a […]

Re-Inventing User Adoption and Support – Our Investment in Whatfix

User Adoption and Help for Software – Still Living in Dark Ages   One of the holy grails of software is that it should be so easy to use that […]