From connectivity platforms to cultural foundations, 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 October 25-31 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights!
Marketplace is the king and payment is the queen.
Messaging apps are among the most popular apps on the Playstores.
I always believe that the best things in life can’t be measured. Similarly, you cannot measure a startup with metrics.
Funding does not equal success. Funding is just the start, and maybe even a dangerous one.
Never make compromises on building a great team.
When you’ve lost everything, only your family will welcome and love you unconditionally.
Failing now means getting the operational experience needed.
Once startups are able to make content contextual and visual, students don’t have to then try hard to learn.
The unsolved problems in computing in local Indian languages are manifold.
There’s an immensely large space where we can bridge the language barrier by offering digital content in the local language.
It is very difficult to stand alone and in front of a large audience, when there is no one standing beside you.
Entrepreneurs are after all the stars of the show.
The idea is of paramount importance. And all that matters is where you take it.
Everybody starts as an ordinary person but experiences make them extraordinary.
It’s easier to scale a culture than build one. So start when you are small.
Values are the building blocks of culture.
The next revolution is going to happen from small places.
New markets help companies become better organisations.
Disruption is nothing but changing your basic organisational principle on how we relate, engage, lead, reinvent and reimagine.
The disruption of our generation is the Internet. It will facilitate Tech for a Billion.
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