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Framework for Building Moats for Start-Ups

In the knowledge age where software, digitalization and digital technologies are making an impact on businesses, softer aspects are becoming even more important in building a predictable, sustainable, profitable and de-risked (PSPD) scalable business. According to me here are some of the key characteristics of an organization that can help in building a PSPD business […]

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Leverage the Power of Cosmos – Thoughts to scale and impact exponentially

I started my journey 36 years ago with family managed businesses, of which the last 28 years were with family patriarchs who were driven by values and purpose. I have spent over two years as a founder of Sarcha Advisors, invested in over 30 start-ups and met with over 300 founders. I have been personally […]

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Role of Guru (Coach) in Start-ups: Inspire, Energise

The role of coach has become even more important because of acceleration in speed of change, multiple moving parts in the organization and continuous challenges faced by Start-ups. In these situations it is important to get an independent and outside in perspective from someone who has a holistic perspective of the business and the outside […]

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Non-experts as a core philosophy of Start-Ups to continuously innovate

Twenty years ago, when we were doing a scenario planning exercise at the Hero Group, Mr. Arun Maira (ex-member Planning Commission and ex-chairman BCG), one of the most respected professionals and experts in scenario planning had highlighted that non-experts add tremendous value. I have experienced this in quite a few projects and achieved amazing outcomes. I would encourage founders of Start-Ups […]

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Top Angel Investors of 2020 by Forbes India and YourStory

I am extremely delighted to be named amongst the top angel investors of 2020 by Forbes India and YourStory. While the number of investments shown by Tracxn is 7, I have actually made over 15 investments through my family firm Sarcha Investments in the year 2020. I have now completed over two years of angel […]

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