We kicked off the 4th edition of TechSparks for 2013 yesterday with the first roundtable in Kochi. The event was a grand success and a first event of scale for the entrepreneurs in the city. More than 300 entrepreneurs attended the event and the venue was buzzing with energy throughout the day. 3 exciting startups [...] Read More
When we decided to add Kochi to our bouquet of cities this year for TechSparks 2013 we had a decent idea about the numerous startups that’s come up in the state of Kerala in the last couple of years. So if you want to meet some of the brightest tech startups in the city, you will still have to head to Gokulam Park Hotel & Convention Center, Kochi. But for those who can’t make it to Kochi today, we have chosen a Malayalee entrepreneur’s story to narrate today.
Big corporate organizations, startups, SMEs all face one common problem – whom to hire and how do to it effectively as per the needs of the company. Corporates can put aside huge budgets but SMEs and startups can’t take the same liberty. The time and efforts needed to find the desired employee is a pain point as well.
Now that another edition of Google I/O has finished, it’s time to step back and look at what new and interesting things are happening beyond the hype of the event itself. Google I/O this year was, as usual, a big and spectacular event with over 6000 people attending, several exciting new product announcements and free [...] Read More
Kochi was the first stop of the six-city round in this year’s TechSparks event. We are conducting regional round tables in six cities before we crown the final 30 at the Grand Finale in Bangalore, later this year. As a part of these regional round tables, we identify local entrepreneurs and give them a platform to pitch their startup’s offerings in front of an esteemed panel. And based on various parameters on which these startups are evaluated, they may very well go on to present at the TechSparks Grand Finale.
Kalki Koechlin is an Indian actress of French descent who started her career in 2008 with Anurag Kashyap’s Dev D. Kalki Koechlin is known for her unconventionality, a characteristic entrepreneurs inherently take a liking towards. And not known to many, Kalki holds the distinction of having co-founded Quaff Theater in 2008 with two other friends.
This week’s jobs board is a good blend of business and technology openings across the country’s startup ecosystem. The roles are as usual across varying seniority; from interns, to co-founders. The jobs on offer are very interesting. Have a look – Web 2.0 Admin / System Deployment Specialist at Atlogys Technical Consulting Business Development Executive at CodeFire Technologies [...] Read More
Stagnation emerges one of the biggest obstruction of high spirited individuals. It is what led Haresh Motirale and Smita Thoratto to chuck their high paying jobs and start Regenti Media, a design and communication agency. Brandniti was formed under Regenti Media Pvt Ltd as a full fledged Design and Communication agency. Brandniti primarily focuses on [...] Read More
Magickart.in, is targeting women who like experimenting with contemporary kitchen ware designs and range. “We offer our customers access to over 5,000 products across 50 trusted brands at the best price. The portal showcases exclusive and varied collection of national and international kitchenware brands that include Butterfly, Prestige, Wonderchef, Philips, and Hawkins among others” says Rohit. The key categories sold on the site are kitchenware, cookware, bar accessories, baking vessles, food storage containers, kitchen tools, knifes and the dining range.
This Column is sponsored by Nokia Asha It will be interesting to know how many people use their phones for audio recording. In the field of journalism, where a large part of your day involves interviewing people, a sound recorder has always been a journalist’s best friend. However, sound recorder apps on smartphones have the [...] Read More