Weekly Recap

YourStory Weekly Recap: 10th to 16th February, 2014

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” True to the spirit of these lines by Confucius, we present to you the weekly roundup of the top stories, interviews, resources, videos and news published last week on YourStory.com. There were inspirational stories like that of Blossoms book store’s founder’s, innovations like Sun-Bazaar, resources like bursting the myth about Indian startup bubble and much more. Here’s a wrap up of whole week for you:

Weekly roundup FI

Startup stories

HomeTriangle: Your collaboration platform for home design, renovation and repair

Monocept – the mobile app experts behind the IRCTC SMS Booking app

Sun-Bazaar: bringing all things solar to your doorstep

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Collectabillia gets you one step closer to your idol

Serial entrepreneur teams up with IIM-C alumnus to float biryani brand, Nawaab Sheikh

Healthcare veteran starts AllizHealth, a centralized repository for health information in India

FilmySphere: a social movie platform to follow celebrities and get discovered

MapMyTalent: A career counselling product that has helped 70,000+ students

Nitrobator wants product development easy for non-techies, will build in exchange for equity

Ex-Googlers and a college dropout play Cupid this Valentine’s Day

Flymyfood flies your favourite dish from different cities to your doorstep

If it’s honeymoon, then it’s got to be Honeymoon Havens



Parag Dhol bursts the myth about a startup bubble in India

The first revenue cheque after 4 years: With Rabi Gupta, co-founder of iDubba

Meet Prem Jain, man behind the $863 million startup Insieme Networks

We’re here to build a strong global venture: clarifies Simplify360 CEO after acquisition rumours

Thought Leaders in Cloud: Sravish Sridhar, Kinvey

From a pavement, how do you Blossom? Mayi Gowda will tell you

[Techie Tuesdays] Thejesh GN, activist armed with Open Data

Madurai girl storms into the Valley with her Pith innovation

The artist who calls his work trash: Faisal Mohammed and his Garbage Bin Studios


International Stories

Berlin tech startup Ubertweek: reinventing video entertainment

VenturePact to make remote work mainstream with tech startups

Want to start small with Big Data? DEXTRA is here to help!

Printivo: on demand printing service for West Africa



What drew Inventus to redBus, Cbazaar and Savaari: The Parag Dhol interview

5 Innovative Startups that can help you find your Valentine!

What tech startups can learn about content marketing from Akamai’s ‘State of the Internet’ app

How to run a profitable startup with two employees? A crash course by Playblazer

Ecommerce comparison site Buyt turns profitable within a year of operations



Avaz app helps special kids with articulation

Mad Street Den: Artificial Intelligence for your apps



Dhingana, a much-loved music streaming service once, shuts shop

India is world’s fastest growing smartphone market. App developers, take note

Yahoo! acquires New York based startup Wander, the talent behind Days App

Qualcomm Ventures’ QPrize 2014 India competition launch for early-stage technology startups

Battlefield 2014 – The quest to discover next generation of entrepreneurs of Nigeria is on


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