‘India has emerged as one of the most assuring entrepreneurial landscapes’ – 20 quotes from Indian startup journeys

‘India has emerged as one of the most assuring entrepreneurial landscapes’ – 20 quotes from Indian startup journeys

Sunday April 10, 2016,

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From good design to global recognition, 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 April 3 – 9 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights!


More than success or failure, it is the endless amount of learning that ultimately matters. - Sahil Vaidya, The Minimalist

Don’t try and build everything in the first version. - Neha Gupta, Lipikaar

Anonymity really helps people to come out and talk about their concerns. - Sadaf Vidha, Type A Thought

Technology plays a key role in driving how service is delivered to the customers. - Durga Das, Wassup

India is now a country that is living up to its potential, growing quickly with world class companies. - Stephen D Kaye, Korn Ferry Hay Group

In the long run, delivering consistent results to the customers is the only thing that’s going to matter. - Aditya Somani, Premji Invest

Content marketing is like a rocket ship, you need fuel every day for it to go further and sometimes you need nuclear fuel to take it light years ahead! - Aashish Chopra, Ixigo

Today, India has emerged as one of the most assuring entrepreneurial landscapes. - Anjili Jain, Managing Partner, EVC

Make lead generation a daily process. - Shivankit Arora, MarketingMasala.com

India’s search and recruitment market is worth $1 billion and is growing at 20 per cent CAGR. - Tarun Davda, Matrix Partners

It’s magical what technology is capable of. - Kalyani Khona, Inclov

Resilience is like a Bluetooth, you have to activate it. - AVIS Viswanathan, ‘Fall like a Rose Petal’

Everyone needs to be a salesman. - Sanket Saurav, DoSelect

Ordering food or checking into a flight should be as easy as asking for it. - Aakrit Vaish, Haptik

It’s easy to glorify failure in this ecosystem, but the realities hold no glory. - Sahil Kini, Aspada Investment Advisors

Today’s startups have a big headache of resources, especially, developers and designers. - Ankur Mishra, Kavishala

Build things that matter to you and have a sense of purpose. But at the same time do not allow creativity and fun stuff to die down! – Vaibhav Chhabra, Makers Asylum

People don’t understand that sexuality is not simply what we do in our bedrooms. - Sonali Gulati, filmmaker

Embrace the inner entrepreneur in you and give it your best. - Tina Garg, Pink Lemonade

Through dance, the boundless energy of children can be tapped and directed positively. They can learn very important life skills. - Yana Lewis

I believe it is always better to have a team of mom-preneurs running an enterprise than one. - Anjali Gulati, Back To The Front

Life is all about believing that good things will come your way. It is about keeping up the fighting spirit and facing all odds valiantly. - Geeta Tandon, stuntwoman

Hopes and desires do not die. - Kabir Das


YourStory has also published the pocketbook ‘Proverbs and Quotes for Entrepreneurs: A World of Inspiration for Startups’ as a creative and motivational guide for innovators (downloadable as apps here: Apple, Android).