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Introducing Marico chairman, Harsh Mariwala : EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020
Recognization, Startup Talk, Stories

Introducing Marico chairman, Harsh Mariwala : EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020

Marico chairman Harsh C. Mariwala was named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 .Mariwala took over the family business in 1971, the year the company’s turnover was ₹50 lakh. He set up Marico in 1990 and it has grown exponentially since. Marico, which owns brands such as Parachute and Saffola, is one of the largest and most recognisable FMCG companies in the country.  Mariwala is a visionary who has built a values-driven global organization and made a spectacular contribution to society in driving an innovation culture. Much ahead of the times, he disrupted the market and his own business with products and services which are household names today, having stood the test of time for over three decades. The key driving force for India’s rise will be our entrepreneurs, who are in...
10 Startup Success Mantras
Coaching, Marketing, Startup Talk

10 Startup Success Mantras

An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and want to create. Working in a startup you have the chance to see what differentiates the companies that ended up having success from those that ultimately fell flat. You get an opportunity to spot those lessons before making the same blunders yourself. Check out the 10 Success Mantras which startup founders and entrepreneurs must focus on in their entrepreneural journey! Mail us at reach@earlypad.com to share your thoughtful ideas. We are here to transform your ideas into successful startups!
Learn from the success story of India’s best Payment Platform : Paytm
Startup Talk, Startups Page

Learn from the success story of India’s best Payment Platform : Paytm

The founder of one of India’s most trusted technology brands,Vijay Shekhar Sharma has come a long way. As an entrepreneur, he has put his 110% effort to make his startup a success.Paytm is a payment gateway that provides payment services for customers and merchants. Year of Launch:2010 Founder:  Vijay Shekhar Sharma Industry: Fintech Estimated Valuation: $15 billion Investors: SoftBank, SAIF Partners, Alibaba Group, and Ant Financial. Paytm started out as a digital wallet in its initial days but has transformed into a completely new payments platform. It has been able to emerge as the top fintech company even after facing fierce early competition. Vijay had built his first company- ‘XS Communications’, a college-based startup that created Conte...
Learn How To Build Your Brand in Simple 7 Steps
Podcast

Learn How To Build Your Brand in Simple 7 Steps

Listen to our most recent podcast on "How to Build Your Brand in Simple 7 Steps". Find out ways to stand out from the competition with a solid brand building process. https://open.spotify.com/show/5du1GepI9HD1nXzyEAWNdk Stay tuned with Earlypad to get updated on brand building and startup ecosystem!
Introducing India’s Angel Investor of the week: Sunil Kalra
Funding, Startup Talk, Stories

Introducing India’s Angel Investor of the week: Sunil Kalra

Funders Gallery A startup requires money for various reasons ranging from seed capital, to promote products and to acquire technological equipment and so on. In today's world, apart from banks and financial institutions, there are various ways through which a new venture can raise funds for its requirements. One such method is to raise money from Angel Investors who provide capital for startups to grow. Who? Mr. Sunil Kalra is a Board Member of Innoveda Biological Solutions. He is also a Board Member of Powermat Technologies. He has a BBA degree in Marketing and International Trade from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a member of Indian Angel Network and Harvard Business Angels. Professional Accomplishments Between 2003 and 2013, he was an active member of...
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?
Market Research

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...