10 Things that increase your product valuation and fuel growth

10 Things that increase your product valuation and fuel growth

I work with startups at all stages of growth with few having got acquired as well with large enterprises looking to be software driven. While interacting with our clients and their investors as software outsourcing technology partners, few patterns emerged particularly during growth, scalability, business maturity and valuation discussions. Wanted to share my thoughts on …

Scaling Lean : Principles Over Process

Scaling Lean : Principles Over Process

Large and Mid-size organizations today are trying to act like startups. They outsource software development to implement lean methodology in their curriculum or trying to implement with their development teams. Lean methodology is not something new which enables scaling of the core benefits to the entire organization. Here’s a Devops Services‘s framework from IBM which I …

Your First Week as Startup CTO

Your First Week as Startup CTO

Technology plays a necessary, omnipresent role in every modern business venture. A CTO’s role in comprehending technology and regulating its usage for company profit is therefore vital. There is no standard role defined for the startup CTO, key responsibilities may differ from one startup to another. Let us rewind and begin with the CTO’s first …

Secrets of Successful Startups Revealed

Secrets of Successful Startups Revealed

The few extraordinary organizations that succeed among startups share some common characteristics that enable them to withstand the unpredictable and fluctuating business environment and come out with flying colors. The starting point for every single successful enterprise is a convincing business idea. Starting a successful company requires a strong blend of three important elements: business idea, management team, and …

Startup Blues: Why aren’t VC’s interested?

Startup Blues: Why aren’t VC’s interested?

“We don’t build services to make money; we make money to build better services.” – Mark Zuckerberg, Co-Founder, Facebook (When Facebook went IPO in 2012) VC companies invest on many promising startups all the year round. As 2012 statistics tell, only 49 IPO deals and 449 acquisitions and mergers came through the 3,723 investing prospects …