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Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the Week: BluSmart
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the Week: BluSmart

Startups, technology and innovation are exciting and effective instruments for India's transformation.New startups embody the creativity and innovation of young people. Funding increases visibility and attracts the attention of the market. It adds value to business thereby increasing credibility among customers. This week Earlypad has come up with one such interesting startup story of an electric cab hailing app BlueSmart that is transforming Indian cities by providing 100% Electric,sustainable and most reliable mobility solutions. About Startup BluSmart Blu Smart Mobility is a provider of electric shared smart mobility platform for efficient, affordable, intelligent and sustainable transportation. Blu Smart is making people move smarter in Gurgaon and Delhi NCR. Vision an...
Introducing Incubator TBI@ Kongu Engineering College: Aims to foster Innovation in Entrepreneurship
Funding, Recognization, Startup Talk

Introducing Incubator TBI@ Kongu Engineering College: Aims to foster Innovation in Entrepreneurship

There are thousands of organisations across the world which areusing a variety of methods to provide an environment which reduce the costs and overcome barriers to launching and growing enterprises. Incubation happens in accelerator programmes, social venture academies, competitions, through the work of early stage investors and through various learning programmes. Earlypad believes in supporting early stage entrepreneurs to connect with incubators who help in growth of young business and conversion of new business ideas into business opportunities. Incubator of the week Technology Business Incubator@Kongu Engineering College,Perundurai,Tamil Nadu TBI@KEC is Technology Business Incubator @ Kongu Engineering College which was established in the year 2003 by KEC in the cam...
Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor: Dr Apoorva Ranjan Sharma
Coaching, Funding, Recognization, Startup Talk, Stories

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
Coaching, Recognization, Startup Talk

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&...
Introducing Angel Investor Ranjan Anandan: Startup Investment and Mentorship
Recognization, Startup Talk, Stories

Introducing Angel Investor Ranjan Anandan: Startup Investment and Mentorship

Funders Gallery An idea makes the business and we believe funding is like a fuel in the startup journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investors profile in our funders gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? An alumnus of Standford University and a BSc from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ranjan Anandan held a key role at McKinsey & Company in Chicago, after which he worked at Dell Inc as the Vice president. Ranjan Anandan, the former Mananging Director and Vice President of Google India, currently working as Managing Director at Sequoia Capital is focusing on startup investments and mentoring. Under his leadership,Microsoft India had emerged as the top subsidiary among emerging markets, includin...
A New Era in Space Travel: SpaceX Launches Astronauts into Orbit
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A New Era in Space Travel: SpaceX Launches Astronauts into Orbit

Its the first time a private company has launched astronauts into the orbit. Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, established a new era in Space Travel by launching astronauts into orbit. Two American Astronauts lifted off at 3.22 p.m on Saturday,May 30,2020 from the Florida launchpad that ones served Appolo missions. "I'm really quite overcome with emotion on this day, so it's kind of hard to talk, frankly," Musk said in a post-launch press conference at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Saturday evening. A huge crowd including President Trump & Vice President Mike Pence cheered ones the countdown begin & the engines of the Falcon 9 rocket roared off to life. At a time of such economic uncertainty owing to Covid19 pandemic, the rocket launch was indeed a moment of pride for...
Eric Ries: Founder of the Lean Startup Event talks about building successful startups
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Eric Ries: Founder of the Lean Startup Event talks about building successful startups

Eric Ries is the author of the popular blog Startup Lessons Learned and the creator of the Lean Startup Methodology. He advises startups on business and product strategy using the Lean Startup Approach. Every entrepreneur and manager wants to make better and faster business decisions. Can any business venture make fortune if they only have determintation,brilliance,great timing,great product and execution? The Lean Startup Methodology explained by Eric Ries helps companies succeed in a business landscape riddled with risk. In his talk at Google, he brings the princilpes from lean manufacturing and agile development to the process of innovation. https://youtu.be/fEvKo90qBns Here are few takeaways from the talk regarding creation of successful business The goal of a s...
MSME World- Earlypad talks about Entrepreneurship
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MSME World- Earlypad talks about Entrepreneurship

Chaitanya Challa, the founder of Earlypad talks about development of Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurs in this talk session at the ALL India MSME World Event to connect with fellow entrepreneurs. https://www.facebook.com/earlypad/videos/522954884734937/ MSME World is an initiative to help MSME's and Entrepreneurs by providing Greater Access to Capital, Business Support Services and Management Education. Its objective is to serve as a Platform for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurs to Share Knowledge in Manufacturing, Finance, Marketing, Networking, updates of Latest Developments effecting the Industry and to Connect with fellow Entrepreneurs.
Earlypad talks about Leadership
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Earlypad talks about Leadership

Renuka Bodla, CEO of Earlypad, emphasizes the importance of taking risks and learning from everyone around us for self-improvisation and the top qualities of a leader, about the importance of personal branding in the corporate world in this i-Talks session, conducted at Virtusa Polaris. https://www.facebook.com/earlypad/videos/436504543379972/?t=14