‘Companies need to win the battle of trust’ – 25 quotes from Indian startup journeys


From technology to trust, 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 25 gems and insights from the week of November 6-12 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights!

Relentless perseverance is a bigger success than being perfect. – Suman Chhabria-Addepalli, Urban Firefly

Having a team is the first step towards a successful venture. - Anurag Agarwal, Betterwealth

We might have taken 20 years to transact digitally but the next wave of growth and adoption will happen in the next two to three years. - Sanjay Swamy, Prime Venture Partners

Structurally, we are going to have a situation where e-cash is better than physical cash. - Govind Rajan, Freecharge

Money has value only if it can be moved. - Deepak Kanakaraju, RazorPay

Indian enterprises are looking at startups for innovative solutions and expertise for their digital transformation in India. - Ravi Narayan, Microsoft Accelerator

Consumer internet companies have to work hard in improving the customer experience of paying and delivery. - Satish Meena, Forrester

There is a great amount of impatience in India and a far greater amount of realisation that we can grow even faster. - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Regulations should try and focus on innovation and look to create a safe environment. - Arjun Sinha, PLR Chambers

The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all of our lives. – Don Tapscott

A multicultural and multilingual workforce increases diversity, leads to unique ideas, and out-of-the-box solutions. - Aditya Rajgarhia, Instahyre

A business can’t stay the same. It’s either growing or declining. – James Altucher

Even a failed crop acts as mulch and manure for the others. - Aadi Kumbruka

Look at your hurdles as stepping stones. It’s an opportunity in disguise. - Vinita Jain, Biotique

By 2050, personal medical devices will evolve from clunky wearables to injectables. - Nisha Dutt, Intellecap

Working with hospitals in India to develop anything which uses clinical material has been a huge challenge. - Dr Manjiri Bakre, OncoStem Diagnostics

A huge chunk of event service providers have minimal or no online presence and lose access to a shadow market that has high buying power. – Nikhil Jois, Eventosaur

It is very difficult to get loans under the current banking system. - Lizzie Chapman, ZestMoney

The practice of female infanticide in India will only end after daughters-in-law are treated as daughters. - Prema Devi

We have still have not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling. But some day, someone will. – Hillary Clinton

Online media has further encouraged opinions and debates from people across the world. - Tanay Tayal, Moonfrog Labs

Technology needs to be used as an enabler and a creator of value in the process, and not just for the sake of employing technology. - Arvind Singh, Synergy Relationship Management

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it is better to be absolutely ridiculous than be absolutely boring. - Natasha Kothari

Companies need to win the battle of trust. - Anurag Jain, KredX

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