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Working for a startup is not for the faint hearted. If you’re looking to work 40 hours a week, draw a salary at the end of month, feel settled and work in a calm atmosphere, then startups are not for you. It is for those who’re ready to give their best and push their limits; […]
YourStory Edustars company Foradian Technologies has raised $2 million in funding from William Bissell, the MD of Fabindia, an ethnic retail chain. Foradian intends to use the funds to add more features to Fedena, its flagship product. Foradian is also looking to take the product to new markets across the globe. The Foradian Team Foradian Technologies was founded […]
While there are multiple learning management system (LMS) platforms in the market, Foradian was constantly being asked by its customers to integrate the LMS feature within its Fedena platform. How did Unni Krishnan Koroth, co-founder of Foradian, respond to these requests? “We didn’t want to lose focus from our product Fedena; so, we took a […]
[Editor’s note: On June 18, 2014 Foradian conducted a Google Hangout session, involving some of the big names in education and social media. They discussed about the recent trends that are doing rounds in the world of education. The following quotes are picked up from the hangout session.] Trends in education are ever changing and these […]
UK India Business Council (UKIBC) is a business-led organisation promoting bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. Its mission is to facilitate an increase in trade between the UK and India through business to business dialogue. In a new development, UK India Business Council has opened its second business centre in Bangalore, within a year […]
Did you read the Awesome Startup Employee stories that show why working for startups is a great idea? More and more people are joining startups today. What is so great about working for a startup? Some of the responses we have received over the years include – ‘building something with a small team is the […]
Hiring and building a team is probably the biggest factor that contributes towards the success of a growing startup. How to build the right culture? How to decide on a pay scale? What are the best practices to be followed while building a team? These are all questions a startup grapples with continuously. We got […]
From real estate to food tech, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week (see the previous post here)! Share these 35 gems and insights from the week of Feb 22-28 with your […]
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UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) India in association with British Airways and YourStory.in is happy to announce winners of the “UKTI Calling India’s Most Innovative Companies To Work With The Best of UK” contest launched earlier this year to discover India’s most innovative companies who are looking to scale globally with UK as their growth partner.
Foradian Technologies is a technology product company that has a successful product in Fedena- a free & opensource school management software. Fedena is used by 40,000 institutes and powers 20 million users worldwide. Coming from humble beginnings, Foradian has come a long way and in an announcement today, has launched Fedena Marketplace.
WowMakers have a pretty interesting story. A few years ago, before 2011, the founders of WowMakers were still in college and were just dabbling with Photoshop. One of them ended up winning $300 in a design competition and this is when they realized what things could be. Vivek Raghavan, Jithesh Lakshman and Jaseem Thayal Shareef […]
Innovation, performance excellence and risk management are top agenda items for corporate leaders. Their innovation strategy usually covers ten types of innovation: product, service, platform, structure, process, business model, network, channel, customer engagement and brand. For long-term success, corporate innovators need to cultivate habits of curiosity, deliberate observation, diverse information seeking and engagement with other […]
Stanford University Professor Sebastian Thrun kicked off a revolution three years ago when he decided to video record his lecturers on artificial intelligence and make it freely available online. About 160,000 students from all corners of the planet signed up for the free lessons, which cost $52,000 a year offline at Stanford. That was the […]
After firmly setting base in India, financial data analytics startup, Heckyl Technologies has now entered the UK market. The company recently shared news about setting up its first international operation in Canary Wharf, London. Located in Level39 – one of the largest accelerator spaces in London for finance, retail and future cities technology companies, Heckyl will […]
2014 saw the much awaited funding rush in the Indian startup ecosystem, an industry which otherwise has been driven by only passion. Startups grew exponentially and so did the aspirational value of working in a startup. Freshers from top engineering and management institutes considered working in a startup at par (or even better) with that […]
When we started the company in 2009 and launched the first version of our SAAS product in 2010, we started selling ERP to schools with feet on street sales team. It was hard with no results. Some principals even said "I will pay you for not selling this to me, please disappear!" It was tough selling ERP which is a known fact to any seller in the education industry. The sales cycle can get as long as 6 8 months.
For a startup, funding is like rocket fuel. It is not a prerequisite for a startup to grow but it helps to make the journey easier and quicker. The Indian ecosystem is growing by leaps and bounds and we’re at a stage where there are numerous growth stage technology product companies. Flipkart has created ripples […]