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Looking For A Business Plan Alternative? Consider A Business Model Canvas For Startups

Looking For A Business Plan Alternative? Consider A Business Model Canvas For Startups

Is the thought of writing a business plan holding you back from starting a business? If you’re eager to get your business idea off the ground—without the drudgery of creating a massive document first—a business model canvas for startups might be right for you. What is a business model canvas for startups? A business model [...]

October 1, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Looking For A Business Plan Alternative? Consider A Business Model Canvas For Startups

Reverse Pitch | ‘Startups with pro-society business models perform better in the market’

Reverse Pitch | ‘Startups with pro-society business models perform better in the market’

Funding, infrastructure, an efficient team and government policies are decisive factors for a business, but these are secondary. According to a study, the majority encounter setbacks because of inadequate demand in the market. For the sustainable growth of a business, its offerings must have a market replete with active/potential consumers. Moreover, investors take interest in [...]

July 24, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Reverse Pitch | ‘Startups with pro-society business models perform better in the market’

Startups Weekly: The opportunities & challenges for mental health tech

Startups Weekly: The opportunities & challenges for mental health tech

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Zoom and Superhuman’s PR disasters. Before that, I noted the big uptick in VC spending in 2019. Remember, you can [...]

July 21, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Startups Weekly: The opportunities & challenges for mental health tech

Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Sensing the potential of the student housing market, many start-ups have entered the fray. Student housing providers such as Oxfordcaps, Tribestays, PLACIO, Stanza Living, Campus Student Communities, Housr, Simplyguest, etc. currently operate in Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru, Noida, Mumbai, Indore, Dehradun, Ahmedabad and Jaipur. The top 10 players in the organized student housing space collectively operating [...]

July 2, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

Venture Catalysts (VCats), one of India’s top integrated incubators, has teamed up with London-based Well Tech (a health-focused innovation platform) to launch a health tech accelerator – HealthCare Catalysts – which will foster technological innovation in the field of healthcare. The new accelerator will have offices in India, Sri Lanka, and the UK. Mumbai-based VCats told YourStory that it plans to invest $15 million [...]

March 26, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

How Luck Affects Investing in Startups

How Luck Affects Investing in Startups

Suppose you were given $1 million to invest equally across ten start-up companies and you were told that you would receive $100 million if all ten failed and lost your entire investment. Are you sure you could lose all of your money? This seemingly bizarre question highlights an important point about the role of luck [...]

December 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on How Luck Affects Investing in Startups