Ways to Eliminate the Startup Chasm

Geoffrey Moore, the man who wrote the essential read for every Startup founder “Crossing the Chasm”, spoke about how to deal with the chasm as if it never really existed!  Before knowing how to deal with the chasm, know what it is:  If you introduce a disruptive innovation into any community, anywhere in the world, […]

101 Inspirational Startup Quotes!

Those who have been in a startup, or who are working in a startup, will understand the many obstacles and low points that almost every startup would face. Many a times, you want to give up. It’s not an easy journey, it’s like doing a phD — or maybe even harder. So how do you […]

111 Motivational Team Quotes

In almost everything we do, we have a team. At a normal day job, at a startup, even at home (hubby and I are a tag-team to care for our children!) There’s no running away from teaming with people. And teamwork is important and awesome! Here are some motivational quotes for you and your team […]

Why Can’t Scientists be Entrepreneurs?

It’s not the first thing people associate together — Scientists and Entrepreneurs. Why? Because of the many (stigmatic) differences between the two. 1. Scientists are practical; Entrepreneus dream big. 2. Scientists are analytical; Entrepreneurs are creative. 3. Scientists are conservative; Entrepreneurs are risk-takers. As I went through business school, majoring in entepreneurship, I constantly struggled […]

The Making of Warren Buffett

One of the most successful, if not THE most successful investors in America, is Warren Buffett. Using only his own money which he started making and collecting at age 6, Buffett became the world’s wealthiest man in 2008. How he started doing business, and how he evolved from an awkward geeky kid to the business […]

From Bench to Boardroom

Published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, Bassil Dahiyat describes his journey from being a PhD student at California Institute of Technology, to being CEO of a life science startup. He offers the following advice to anyone trying to follow a similar path: Establish credibility. ‘Nuff said.  Develop business model for CUSTOMERS, not your product/technology/service. A big […]