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FACEBOOK ACQUIRES TAGTILE, RAMPAGE ON MOB APPS

FACEBOOK ACQUIRES TAGTILE, RAMPAGE ON MOB APPS

From Silicon Valley to San Francisco………………..Next could be India Entrepreneur News: Facebook seems to be on a hunt for companies to enrich its portfolio before going into the IPO next month. The latest buyout by the social network giant is TAGTILE. The Indian Founders ABHEEK ANAND and SOHAM MAZUMDAR of …

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THREE ENTREPRENEURS ONE DREAM, QUIT JOBS, PURSUE IT

International education on Indian shores, affordable

International education on Indian shores, affordable Entrepreneur News: The daring decision of these three young entrepreneurs needs to be commended. One dream that haunted all the three and they were bent upon, to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  This is really, perfect entrepreneur spirit! The trio …

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EMPOWERING A START UP IS ESSENTIAL

STart up cycle

Start Up Cycle ENTREPRENEUR GUIDANCE: Start up was a taboo in the conservative economy earlier. However, as the information tech era began more students are being lured in to entrepreneurship. Sound academics qualified students back up most start-ups today. Only the tough-minded optimist survives in the run to endurance. Initial …

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LESSONS FOR THE INDIAN START UPS FROM FACEBOOK-INSTAGRAM DEAL

What Indian Start ups need gain!!

What Indian Start ups need gain!! ENTREPRENEUR GUIDANCE: The one billion dollar Facebook acquisition of a Photo sharing app company Instagram is the hot topic of the day, wherever we go. Today while talking to some of my colleagues, they were quite optimistic about the deal. However, they managed to …

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FACEBOOK AQUIRES INSTAGRAM KINDLING HIGH HOPES

Instagram’s perseverance paid off

Instagram’s perseverance paid off Entrepreneur News: The news that is creating flutter in the Silicon Valley is that the Social Networking Giant Facebook announcement to acquire a photo-sharing app Instagram for a whopping price if $1 billion. Predominantly it raised the eyebrows of many as Instagram had no revenue model …

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PROUD FATHER TALKS ABOUT ABHISHEK ARORA

Compumarvel kid

Abhishek Arora, the compumarvel kid ENTREPRENEUR HEROES CORNER: The compumarvel kid Abhishek Arora had already figured in our Icon section. An exclusive interview write up by his father has been put up for reader enrichment. Abhishek is almost on the edge of being an entrepreneur who shall work on his …

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12 GREAT ENTREPRENEURS OF OUR ERA III

Diamond quotes for entrepreneurs

Diamond quotes for entrepreneurs Entrepreneur News: (Continued from Part 2 & Part 1) 1.“People can be really smart or have skills that are directly applicable, but if they don’t really believe in it, then they are not going to really work hard.” –  Mark Zuckerberg, Founder  Facebook. 2.“We should be …

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LISTEN HOW THE IIMS WOULD LIKE TO SPREAD THEIR WINGS II

The leaders would like to think development:

The leaders would like to think development ENTREPRENEUR GUIDANCE: (Continued from Part 1) Deepak Nanwani (25) Start up: Nanwani and co-founder Rohit Gulati, a friend for close to 15 years, started http:// www.one52.com. Vision: adaptable learning solutions for GMAT and CAT. Help students with a creative methodology to achieve their …

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12 GREAT ENTREPRENEURS OF OUR ERA II

What the stalwarts say?

What the stalwarts say!! Entrepreneur News: (Continued from Part 1) 1.”People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? People feared coal; they feared gas-powered engines… There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon …

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LISTEN HOW THE IIMS WOULD LIKE TO SPREAD THEIR WINGS I

The leaders would like to be different:

Leaders would like to be different Entrepreneur News: It is general beliefs that `follow the leader to gain as much as your leader has gained.’ But what leaders say definitely matters. On the contrary the leaders advice `one to follow their style, but ask the followers not to be carbon …

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12 GREAT ENTREPRENEURS OF OUR ERA I

Diamonds are forever

Diamonds are forever Entrepreneur News: It is well known fact that the Fortune Magazine has named 12 greatest Entrepreneurs of our times. But what goes into the making of these stalwarts who had to face the hurdles like you and me but the difference is they were tough when the …

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