The year 2012 has also marked the rise of videos and we at YourStory have been aggressive on the TV front. Our video team has been on the road and has got some of the best interviews from the industry. Here, we compile the most viewed videos from the year and present you 10 must watch from our YourStoryTV YouTube channel:
1) Mahesh Murthy on Fund Raising, eCommerce and much more!
Well known for making some blatant controversial statements, Mahesh Murthy is also one of the most revered figures in the startup ecosystem in India. The founder of Pinstorm and managing partner at Seedfund, Mahesh has shared some very interesting thoughts in these two videos.
Mahesh Murthy on Fundraising:
Mahesh Murthy on eCommerce and many more things under and over the sun:
2) AGAM the Band- Running a Band is much like running a startup
Agam is a bangalore based band of the Genre Carnatic Progressive Rock. The members of the band are BITS Pilani, NIT Trichy and Anna University alumni working for reputed companies like, Adobe, AWS and Zenga. Engineers by day and musicians at every other time, Agam is a very popular band in the independent music circuit.We were glad to host them at our office and we'd let the video do rest of the talking:
3) Alok Kejriwal
Another controversial character, Alok Kejriwal also holds the moniker of Rodinhood. A serial entrepreneur who now also dons the hat of an investor, Alok is that personality whom one can’t ignore.
4) Fabulous Workplaces: Cleartrip, Myntra
We also ran a number of series this year and 'Fabulous Startup Workplaces' was one among them. Now, not exactly startups, we are featuring Cleartrip here out of the numerous workplaces we covered:
5) Sameer Sehgal of Artoo
Artoo is a Tech company focusing on creating platforms and solutions for all kinds of enterprises that have field forces working at the Base of the Pyramid. Started in mid-2010, the company works around building technology that can assist an easy flow of data across various levels of an organization, right from the Base of the Pyramid to the top level. Artoo basically delivers to companies that work around financial inclusion, healthcare, and energy access. Here, we get into an engaging conversation with Sameer Sehgal, the founder:
6) Naveen Tewari, Founder InMobi
InMobi is one of the poster-boys of the Indian startup scene ably headed by founder, Naveen Tewari. Since inception in the Asia-Pacific region in 2007, InMobi has grown to become the largest independent mobile ad network and a global leader in the mobile technology space. Here, we get in a candid chat with Naveen and try to understand his mindset and things that enabled them to become a truly global company:
7) Facebook India Head, Kirthiga Reddy
Kirthiga Reddy is Facebook’s first employee in India and she is the current Head of Online Operations in India for the social networking giant. She is one of the front runners in carrying the flag for the small and elite group of women in technology. Here is an exclusive interview with Kirthiga:
8 ) Dave McClure, Founder, 500 Startups
Dave McClure is the Founding Partner and Sith Lord at 500 Startups, a venture capital firm and internet accelerator. 500 Startups has made a name for itself as a truly global accelerator and operates in Brazil, Mexico and India, apart from USA. In this video, Dave takes us through his experience of starting up and his foray into investments and the way 500 startups has operated in India:
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