Quotes on India’s entrepreneurial journey: from education and healthcare to startup internships and Facebook ads!

From education and healthcare to startup internships and Facebook ads, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring the most notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week (see last week’s post here)! Share these 20 gems and insights from the week of June 29 to July 6 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights!

StoryBites

“It is exciting for our all-female delegation to lean in with Prime Minister Modi.” – Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook

“We believe in communicating our services through quirky and minimal designs, while hinting towards the naughty side of food.” – The Booty Call story

“Interns should be trusted and guided at the same time.” – Vijaykant N, Tationem

“India has more than 20,000 institutes offering Engineering and Management education in 2012, adding more than 1,000 new institutes and universities every year.” – IBEF Report

“The healthcare sector in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15 per cent to touch US$ 158.2 billion in 2017 from US$ 78.6 billion in 2012.” – Equentis Capital report

“There is $2.5 billion waiting by the sidelines to be invested into the early and growth ecosystem in India over the next 3-4 years.” – Vinod Murali, Silicon Valley Bank India

“With about 16.4 million tweets during the match, the Brazil vs Chile match set the record for the most tweeted real-time event ever.” – News in a Nutshell

“The work culture at start-ups is an important factor that contributes to interns choosing them over big corporations.” – The Shephertz story

“The US market values adoption of new technology and because of that, new innovations continue to find space in the marketplace. The Indian market is about perseverance.” – Asif Ali, Reduce Data

“Giant companies are now looking at India, especially Bangalore, as a source of innovative technologies.” – Target Accelerator

“More often than not, the solutions customers need are simpler than what we geeks imagine it to be!” – Abheek Bose

“In hardware, DON’T release early, DON’T release often.” – Hardware Startup Meetup

“We believe that feet have been abused and ignored the most, and we are here to take care of that one bit to a tee.” - Johny Stephen, The Happy Feet

“We in India don’t give any particular importance to healthcare unless something goes wrong.” - The HealthyIndia story

“The passion and ability to make a difference in one’s life is so much more comforting than anything else.” – Ashish Dhar

“Unless you have a ‘customer perceived value advantage,’ you don’t have the makings of a successful business.” – Rama Bijapurkar

“India has approximately 99 million children between the ages of 3 – 6 years.” – The Sudiksha story

“When you believe in miracles, they happen. Period.” – Anuja Pathak, hypnotherapist

“It is our duty to go out of our way and innovate for the generations to come.” – Bangalore techie Venkat Bharadwaj

“A startup needs a lot of attention. It is a consuming, exhausting and thrilling experience, all at the same time.” – Jagrati Shringi

 

Madanmohan Rao

Madanmohan Rao

Madanmohan Rao is research director at YourStory Media and editor of five book series (http://amzn.to/NpHAoE). His interests include creativity, innovation, knowledge management, and digital media. Madan is also a DJ and writer on world music and jazz. He can be followed on Twitter at @MadanRao