Naveen Tewari: the unicorn whisperer
Even amidst a pandemic, Naveen Tewari closed 2020 on a new high with Glance, a two-year-old subsidiary of InMobi, also entering the coveted unicorn club
While entrepreneurs chase the hard-to-attain unicorn status, one entrepreneur is proving he has the proverbial Midas touch. Naveen Tewari, who gave the Indian startup ecosystem its very first unicorn has done it again, convincing us he has the secrets to building scalable businesses in record time.
So if there's one interview you watch, read and follow this week to stay inspired, then let it be this one with India’s very own 'unicorn whisperer.’
Here are some key takeaways you cannot afford to miss:
- The road ahead and towards an IPO
- The highs and lows of Indian entrepreneurship
- Secrets to building endurance and resilience
- Future of content distribution and consumption
- Why the growth-at-all-costs approach does not work
In 2017, two techies Ananda Verma and Shailendra Tiwari bought small farmland near Mysore to grow “coloured capsicum” (bell peppers) as a weekend getaway from their big-city life. Realising the struggles of growing horticulture crops, the duo decided to find a tech fix that would help farmers gain better visibility and “run farms on autopilot mode”.
News & Updates
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- Blume Venture Partners launches Founders Fund to strengthen its network. The idea is to build long-term relationships with founders and extend the platform and network to these founders.
- COVID-19 vaccination drive to kick off in India on January 16, and the priority will be given to nearly three crore healthcare and frontline workers.
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