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5 ways Startups Can Benefit from Incubators
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5 ways Startups Can Benefit from Incubators

An entrepreneur can have a brilliant idea that solves a real problem or has great utility, but making money from it is a different game altogether. Often young entrepreneurs struggle when it comes to executing their business plan and commercializing the idea. Most do not have a business background. Starting up needs active guidance and mentoring. For today's startups, one of the best ways to get funded and set out on the path towards growth and success is to join business incubators.  To see if an incubator is right for you consider the following 5 ways they can help startups grow. Low cost co-working space: Investing in getting a proper office for an early stage entrepreneur is a costly business. Hence incubators with their co-working spaces become a favourable optio...
Introducing India’s Budding Angel Investor:Ankush Gera
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Introducing India’s Budding Angel Investor:Ankush Gera

Funders Gallery Founders are responsible for building companies for creating the right culture to promote innovation and growth. The company’s vision should be an interpretation of their own ideas and execution. An idea requires funding in its journey and angel investors are the ones who provide capital for startups to grow. Who? Ankush Gera, the Founder/CEO at Junglee Games is a stage agnostic angel investor. He previously founded Monsoon Company, a boutique software company that was acquired by Capital One which helped Yammer, TOMS, Zazzle, HP, and other fortune 100 clients launch their mobile experiences. Ankush is a limited partner in funds Metastable, Upshift, Fearless.vc, Tandeme, Kae Capital and a Venture Partner at Unshackled. He is on the board of Kunai, Kintohub and
Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl
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Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl

Funders Gallery We believe ideas are worthless until you get then out of your head and see what they do and it it is a base 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? Kunal is the co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal Private Limited, India's largest no-frills, value focused marketplace. Previously, he has also worked at companies such as Deloitte Consulting and Microsoft in the US. Kunal is an engineer from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a business degree from The Wharton School. He loves backpacking through ...
Opportunity to learn about startups growing quickly during Covid 19: Learn from this Live Online Event
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Opportunity to learn about startups growing quickly during Covid 19: Learn from this Live Online Event

We have always known that entrepreneurs were risk takers and they make visions into reality by developing new products, processes and markets. So what happens when all the definitions for entrepreneurship merge? You get today’s young entrepreneur. During Covid 19 where the world economy seems shaking, there still exists a spectrum of hope that can help you make money and do good in the world at the same time. Earlypad Handpicked Events Watch pitches from innovative seed-stage startups growing rapidly as a result of the pandemic, and ask the founders questions. Founder Institute Alumni that has raised over $950M in funding and are worth $20B is organising a live and interactive online event for budding entrepreneurs,angels and VC's. Start Date: Thu Jul 16, 2020Starts at:
Why do 90% of Startups Fail?
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Why do 90% of Startups Fail?

Most entrepreneurs think they are building the next big thing and are very much confident about their idea. They have a strong belief of having their startup scale up in no time. In reality, over 90% of them fail. So how can you turn your ideas into reality? Are you solving people's problem and making their lives feel better? Most people fail because they make mistakes that they could have prevented. Preventing them will allow to work on things that actually create value for your customers. Want to build a successful startup? Prevent These Mistakes. Mistake 1- Focus only on building and not on customers. Life is too short to build something nobody wants!- Ash Maurya Try to solve a meaningful problem for other people. Most startups fail because they don't under...
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...