[StoryBites] ‘When there is a problem, there is an opportunity disguised as a solution’ – 20 quotes from Indian startup journeys


From tech awards to the Nobel Prize, 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 last week’s post here)! Share these 20 gems and insights from the week of October 5-11 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights!

If you want $100 million from investors, then you need to sell them the multi-billion dollar story. – Vani Kola, Kalaari Capital

Overall our life changed completely for the better after the TechSparks 2012 event. - Kumar Rangarajan, Little Eye Labs

It is good to take advice, have sounding boards - but ultimately we own our own careers and our own lives. – Renu Rajani, CapGemini

Live your life with passion. Be bold; do not take up a job just for the sake of it. – Lisa Srao, I Brands Beverages

When there is a problem, there is an opportunity disguised as a solution. – Ishita Kapoor, Respect Women

Sports taught me competitiveness and the ability to realize that nothing comes easy. - Dr Vandana Jain, Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute

70% of our employees in our BPO are women. It’s the rural women who need to have these opportunities. - Ravi Machani, IndiVillage

Technology as a mechanism to make doctors more easily accessible and available all over the country is important. - Debraj Shome, MediAngels

Affordable healthcare is a right, not a privilege. - Aayush Jain, TrueMD

There is a huge demand-supply gap in the recruitment segment, especially at the higher end of technology driven businesses. - Ritesh Banglani, Helion

Despite incredible innovations in technology in the last decade, recruiting still remains a fundamental challenge in the industry and an unsolved problem. - Sumit Gupta, GrownOut

If we want to connect the world, then we need to build an internet that reflects the world. – Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook

This is a billion dollar industry and building a Drone ecosystem is our dream. - Mughilan Thiru Ramaswamy, Skylark

Be brave and experiment – if it hasn’t been done before doesn’t mean it can’t be done now! - Hardik and Ritesh, Bonitto.in

There is no place where one can read reviews about any of the home interior experts. - Vishwas Goel, Intruo

The biggest competitor for digital releases will not be cinema halls. It will be the illegal downloading sites. - Punit Thakkar, Sikhya Entertainment

Money will solve only one problem, money. The rest of the problems of building business have to solved by you only. - Pushkar Gaikwad, inBoundio

65% of Indian enterprises do not have effective information systems and 62% of them feel that access to modern technology is expensive. - Koushik Shee, EffiaSoft

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education. - Nobel Committee

We’ve grown tremendously by keeping our clients and team happy and not just because we do good work. - Dushyant Bhatia, Gozoop.com

Social networks are not just ‘new media’. They are the new life. - Ramesh Srivats, TenTenTen