Byju Raveendran writes: An India where anyone can start a business is taking shape

Byju Raveendran writes: An India where anyone can start a business is taking shape

Two interesting events happened on the sidelines of a startup conference I recently attended. I met a woman – a grandmother in her sixties – who excitedly told me about an online food delivery business she had started a year ago. Hailing from Meerut, she couldn’t wait to ‘spread’ her ‘Awadhi chaat’ all over the…

startup funding: It’s 2017 again: How startups are changing their plans as winter funding begins

startup funding: It’s 2017 again: How startups are changing their plans as winter funding begins

Synopsis Startup funding is pouring in, but fewer deals are being signed because investors are extremely cautious when making decisions. Meanwhile, the DNA of startup founders is changing as seasoned entrepreneurs with better vision and clarity jump in while still shying away from high cash burn ideas. Rohit Anand, 52, sold his first startup Value…