Category : Startup

Startup

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

The role of coach has become even more important because of acceleration in the speed of change, multiple moving parts in the organization, and continuous challenges faced by Startups. Just sharing my thoughts based on interactions with founders and my own experience of starting my journey as the founder of Sarcha Advisors. Key Takeaways: A. […]

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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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Prioritization, Resource Allocation – Framework for Founders

I have engaged with the Start-up fraternity for a couple of years and have interacted with over 300 founders. One of the common concerns I hear from some of them is that there is so much on their plate and they are unable to meet timelines, which leads to stress in the system. The psychological […]

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All CXOs and Founders to be Clones of each other – Thoughts for Founders and Owners

I was interacting with the CTO of one of my 30 portfolios of StartUps. Here is a summary of key Takeaways on building a collaborative approach to deliver great outcomes 1. All CXOs must think like the CEO of their respective functions. 2. Each of the CXOs must think like a product/ service provider to […]

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