Startup Weekly Roundup


Think Big, Fail Big, Fail Spectacularly; They’ll Remember You,” was the message that Gautam Gandhi gave the audience at TechSparks Ahmedabad. With that message our week began on a fantastic note with TechSparks 2012 Ahmedabad Round Table. Along with us the startup ecosystem also saw a great week with some interesting happenings. Here’s a quick summary of what happened in the last week.


Why Peter Thiel is Wrong About Innovation in India

Aryaka Closes $25 Million Series C to Accelerate WAN Optimization as-a-Service Adoption

OnContract Gets Funding From UNILAZER Ventures and FACT Ventures

Startup Resources

Is your venture ‘positively trending’ or in a ‘negative spiral’?

What do investors look for in your business plan?

Building a Product vs a Platform

What every entrepreneur can learn from Gangs of Wasseypur


Google Survey Reveals Interesting Smartphone Usage Patterns Among Indians


[YS TV] Redbus CEO, Phanindra Sama on Crossing the 1 Crore Ticket Sales Mark


“I was the worst salesman possible when I began,” says Pankaj Chaddah, Co-Founder, Zomato

Avnish Bajaj of Matrix Partners on Seed Stage Investing Program for Mobile & Internet Startups

Startup Stories

TanaBana, a self sustaining community from Bhagalpur, Bihar

FlyByKnight For All Your Post Midnight Hunger Pangs

InSight to Meet Banking Needs through Mobile

JoGuru, a Travel Portal with a Personal Touch, Launches Today!

PACT: Delivering Theatre with Impact

TechSparks 2012

Witness the Unveiling of Tech30 at TechSparks 2012 Grand Finale