"In a lot of ways this was done by investors...they subsidised the cost of market creation...we benefited a lot because we have a generation of consumers which are now digitally savvy. We have to make sure that we do not throw baby along with the bathwater...," he added. … [Read more...] about India’s startup ecosystem in a correction mode: Trifecta Capital
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In the 1950s, the cutting-edge technology of the day was automobiles, not computers. At the time, Detroit was on top of the world. The top three global car companies were headquartered there. The world’s leading entrepreneurs flocked there for access to talent, capital, and culture. Detroit was leading the way in automotive technology, which promised to reinvent the ways we built our cities, organized our society, and lived our lives. Then innovation started to take root all over the world. Car companies emerged in France, Italy, Germany, Poland, Sweden, and Japan. Over time, certain regions specialized, and in time surpassed Detroit. Italy became the home of the best and fastest sports cars, and Germany to raw engineering. Silicon Valley and Shenzhen are the leaders in electric cars. The playbook on car making was also rewritten abroad. Toyota, for instance, pioneered the transformative approach of “just in time” manufacturing. Detroit was left behind. … [Read more...] about Here’s how Silicon Valley can avoid Detroit’s fate
"We are not a furniture rental company for something that is available in the market…neither are we a financial solution. We will constantly work towards creating interesting products for you to see that whether we can create a want in you to get rid of an existing bed," he added. … [Read more...] about Why this H1-B visa holder decided to start a furniture rental company
As an investor in early-stage technology startups, I’m excited by the possibility of seeing something new. We’re often reluctant to look seriously at companies in the social networking space because competing with the incumbents seems virtually impossible. But Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Snap aren’t going to be able to convert their business models overnight. They’re going to spend a few years fighting this issue in Congress and in the courts. And they’re going to do everything possible to prove that they’re not monopolistic and don’t deserve antitrust scrutiny and regulation, which will limit their willingness to squash innovation. … [Read more...] about Trump vs. Twitter: Is there a silver lining in the Section 230 fight?