“Entrepreneurs are after all the stars of the show” – inspiring quotes from TechSparks 2015

“Entrepreneurs are after all the stars of the show” – inspiring quotes from TechSparks 2015

Sunday November 01, 2015,

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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.

- Teruhide Sato, Beenos

Messaging apps are among the most popular apps on the Playstores.

- Kunal Patke, Teamchat

I always believe that the best things in life can’t be measured. Similarly, you cannot measure a startup with metrics.

- Shailendra Singh, Sequoia Capital

Funding does not equal success. Funding is just the start, and maybe even a dangerous one.

- Dhiraj Rajaram, Mu Sigma

Never make compromises on building a great team.

- Amitabh Mishra

When you’ve lost everything, only your family will welcome and love you unconditionally.

- K.Vaitheeswaran

Failing now means getting the operational experience needed.

- Mohit Saxena, InMobi

Once startups are able to make content contextual and visual, students don’t have to then try hard to learn.

Byju Raveendran

The unsolved problems in computing in local Indian languages are manifold.

- Sahil Kini, Aspada

There’s an immensely large space where we can bridge the language barrier by offering digital content in the local language.

- Arvind Pani, Reverie Language Technologies

It is very difficult to stand alone and in front of a large audience, when there is no one standing beside you.

Shradha Sharma, YourStory

Entrepreneurs are after all the stars of the show.

- Klaas Oskam, Signal Hill

The idea is of paramount importance. And all that matters is where you take it.

- Murali Karthik

Everybody starts as an ordinary person but experiences make them extraordinary.

- Niket Desai, Flipkart

It’s easier to scale a culture than build one. So start when you are small.

- Naveen Tewari, InMobi

Values are the building blocks of culture.

- Srikanth Karnakota, Microsoft

The next revolution is going to happen from small places.

- Mausam Bhatt, Flipkart

New markets help companies become better organisations.

- Shashank ND, Practo

Disruption is nothing but changing your basic organisational principle on how we relate, engage, lead, reinvent and reimagine.

- Sushma Rajagopalan, ITC InfoTech

The disruption of our generation is the Internet. It will facilitate Tech for a Billion.

- Mohandas Pai

A big shoutout to TechSparks 2015 sponsors – Sequoia Capital, ICICI Bank, Money on Mobile, Microsoft, Signal Hill, IBM Bluemix, PwC, Atom Tech, Teamchat, Govt. of Karnataka, Intel, Rabbler, Dailyhunt, Reverie, Loginext and PayUBiz; Partners – Duff&Phelps, Taxmantra, Dineout, Exotel, 360ride, Yoga Bar, Chai Point, GWC; and our Media Partners – TV9, Fortune India, RedFM and Deccan Herald.