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Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor: Dr Apoorva Ranjan Sharma
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Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor: Dr Apoorva Ranjan Sharma

Funders Gallery We believe an idea is a base of a pyramid when it comes to business as a whole.Whether its an initial period or an expansion phase for a business, it requires funding in its journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investor profile in our Funders Gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? Dr. Apoorv Sharma is the cofounder & President of Venture Catalysts - Asia’s first integrated incubator and has been rated No. 1 Early Stage Investor in 2017 by leading national media. He is also Board Member at TiE Mumbai and one of the founding fathers of startup ecosystem in India. He has created over dozen incubators & accelerators, incubation funds and family office funds i.e. VentureNursery, Amity Inn
Founders Recharge Station: Important Lessons From Sundar Pichai
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Founders Recharge Station: Important Lessons From Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai, the Chief Executive Officer of Google, was born and bought up in a middle class family in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He spent most of his childhood living in a modest two bedroom apartment with his parents and grew up living a restricted life. Pichai earned his degree from IIT Kharagpur in Mettalurgical Engineering. After completing his education from IIT Kharagpur and Stanford University, Pichai took the biggest leap of his life by joining Google in 2004 where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google's client software products, including Google Chrome and Chrome OS. He was also largely responsible for  Google Drive. In addition, he went on to oversee the development of other applications such as Gmail and&...
Founders Recharge Station: Earlypad Introduces Multi Millionaire Robert Herjavec
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Founders Recharge Station: Earlypad Introduces Multi Millionaire Robert Herjavec

Robert Herjavec is a star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” the CEO of cybersecurity firm Herjavec Group. The multi millionaire entrepreneur is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. Born in Eastern Europe, he arrived to North America on a boat with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia. From delivering newspapers, and waiting tables, to launching a computer company from his basement, his drive to achieve has led him to the fulfillment of a better life for himself and his family. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do. I was a bit of a mess, partying, hanging out,” he says season 9 of “Shark Tank.” “People would say, ‘What do you want to do with your life?’ I’d go, ‘Ah, it doesn’t matter.’” But at the age of 21, his father's words gave him
How to Register a Startup in India
Coaching, Stories

How to Register a Startup in India

Thinking about to give up your day job which has a time limit, to full fill your dream of starting your own business? Indeed, you want to give a shot to your startup idea? “Startup” is a buzz word that is popular all over the world. Overwhelming motivation from success stories of startups can fill you with zeal to carry out the services to conquer the market. This excitement of conquering the market can make you forget to ask an important question. The question is “How to register a startup in India?” The prior step for carrying out services of any business is to register your startup to avoid future legal copyright issues and many more. Registering a startup protects your rights on your organization, the idea of services, permits and many more. Now that we have learned why an
Lessons To Start Your Business
Coaching, Market Research

Lessons To Start Your Business

The biggest challenges to starting and growing a business include: Coming up with a great product or service. Having a strong plan and vision for the business. Not having sufficient capital and cashflow. Finding great employees. Firing bad employees quickly in a way that doesn’t result in legal liability. Working more that you expected. Not getting discouraged by rejections from customers. But here are some key lessons for you starting your business. https://www.facebook.com/earlypad/videos/616214182261692/ Stay tune with Earlypad for more updates.
What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?
Coaching, Market Research

What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?

Startup Founders should be well prepared when pitching their startup companies to angel investors . The failure to have reasonable answers to the probable questions will decrease the likelihood of the entrepreneur’s company to receive funding and support by investors. The following is a list of key questions all entrepreneurs should be well prepared to answer during their investor pitch:    So, expect that you will need to cover the following: What does the company do?What is unique about the company?What big problem does it solve?How big is the market opportunity?Where are the headquarters?        Opportunity in the Market   You will need to showcase that the market opportunity is meaningfully large and growing. You wi
10 Steps to Validate Your Business Idea
Coaching, Market Research

10 Steps to Validate Your Business Idea

An idea is struck as a cyclone in your head and you have a feeling, this is going to be the "next big thing" in the market. Saving a business idea with series of sticky notes on your desktop doesn’t get you anywhere. The real quest starts when you ask yourself whether this business idea works or not. For a beginner stage entrepreneur immediate question should be “How do I validate my business idea?” To rescue such beginner stage Entrepreneurs, we have come up with some simple steps, which can help to validate your business idea. 1. Surf Your Idea The first step in validating your business idea doesn’t take much of your time. Take your mobile out browse the idea, go deep into the internet to check whether your idea exists in the market or not. Remember, business ideas are al
How to Write a Business Plan
Coaching, Market Research

How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan – Components & Checklist   Are you planning to start a business? or   Do you want to grow your existing business??  The entrepreneur should accept the truth that above two scenarios requires lot of trail and errors methods to taste the success. A Business plan is a perfect match to the success of your business.    What is a Business Plan?   In simple terms, a business plan is a documentation form of what you do and how you do. It is like a roadmap to success. Drafting a business plan helps you have a clear idea about finances and competitions around your business.   Why do you need to have a Business Plan?   Usually, a bus
8 Challenges Every Startup Founder Faces
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8 Challenges Every Startup Founder Faces

Are you preparing to launch your starup? Do you have ideas knocking you every now and then? If so then probably you are researching online for new ideas for your venture.But there's another thing you need to be thinking about : the challenges most new startups face and ways to mitigate them. Here is a list of 8 challenges every startup faces. We invite you to share your startup challenges too . So lets get started! https://www.facebook.com/earlypad/videos/2047452578883198/?v=2047452578883198
Top 10 Online Business Techniques To Blow Your Competitors!
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Top 10 Online Business Techniques To Blow Your Competitors!

The B2B market is developing everyday and thus connecting the gap among the market place is the thing that makes an e-commerce website to stand out. Here are top ten online business techniques to blow your competitors. https://www.facebook.com/earlypad/videos/1982119418563274/