‘Ventures fail but people who persist don’t’ – 20 quotes from Indian startup journeys

‘Ventures fail but people who persist don’t’ – 20 quotes from Indian startup journeys

Sunday December 14, 2014,

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From mobile money to motivation of employees, 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 20 gems and insights from the week of December 7-13 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights!


Ventures fail but people who persist don’t. - Sahil Chalana, Collegedunia

The largest internet company in India has to be an Indian company. - Amod Malviya, Flipkart

Fashion is who I am. For me it is a statement and a way of life. - Samarpita Dasgupta, Roposo

My biggest challenge is to enable every possible vendor in India to be a millionaire. - Suchi Mukherjee, LimeRoad

There are so many sectors in India that are unorganized but are huge in size. - Rajesh Sawhney, GSF

This is insane. 16 months ago Telegram didn’t exist, and today it is used by millions of people all over the world. - Telegram

Our aim is to help companies turn mobile app downloads in real dollars. - Tanuj Mendiratta, Appiterate

The current Indian m-wallet market size at about Rs. 350 crore, projected to grow at a CAGR of around 30 % in the next five years. By 2019, the segment is estimated to reach Rs. 1,210 crore market size. - RNCOS

It is a questioning mind that drives thinking. – Amandeep Sandhu, NetApp India

Protect your mobile apps, and take credit for what you innovated! - Gaurav Singhal, Patracode Services

Make safety of women non-negotiable. – Ram Anuj, IP Leaders

Mobile App Deep Linking is the current and future of app discovery. - Swapan Rajdev, Haptik

Humor needs utter presence. It is not a question of analysis, it is a question of insight. - Savitha Hosamane, Hasovan

In India everything is transforming and the vastness of change is such that there is no single entity able to direct it homogeneously. - T.V. Ramakrishna, Sahasra Deepika

Sleep well, and occasionally order a Six-Pack Of Craft Beer for yourself and the team. - Laxman Papineni, AppVirality

When I draw cartoons, it’s like relaying a snippet or writing a diary entry albeit in visual form. - Alicia Souza

There will be a wallet consolidation in India in the next two years. - Siddharth Arora, ePaisa

Get Set Physically, Go forward Emotionally, right here right now you can lay down the foundation to a better future! - Ramona Braganza

I walk with my head held high, challenges don’t make me shy; I have failed I don’t deny, from failure I learnt to fly. – Ashwin, Mphasis

Indians tend to be a bit more risk averse than the rest of the world. They tend to watch from the sidelines at first, and then once they know that there is a clear opportunity ahead, they charge forward. - Harish B V, Unocoin