Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Want to build a successfull startup? Go for Minimal/no funding.

These are great days to be at Mobisy. Today, I was reviewing our financial performance for year 2017-18. I realised we maintained our 3x year on year growth. But most eye popping realisation was the fact that Bizom has more revenue than Grofers, UrbanClap and Snapbizz…. combined (all similar age businesses as Bizom) ! We […]

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Citius, Altius, Fortius

In many ways, 2016 was a watershed year in history of Mobisy as well as for me as a person. We got a belief in ourselves that we can build and sell SaaS products in India scaleably and profitably. Our customers showed great faith in us by giving us references in abundance. This reinforced our […]

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A sureshot formula to build a successful startup in India

Lots of people will tell you that building a successful startup is hard, and more importantly, that there is lot of uncertainty. We at Distiman are a team of successful entrepreneurs. We devised a formula which will make you successful 100%. Sharing our know-how with larger community so we can build millions of successful startups […]

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The accelerator with a Difference !!

If you know me, you know how much deep rooted suspicions I have with accelerators in general. I used to associate Microsoft Accelerator with Bizspark and free Azure credits. On top of that this was Microsoft .. (Even my laptop has Ubuntu .. should I say more?). Even with this deep rooted bias, Microsoft Accelerator […]

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Product Managers, 5 reasons why you need to know how to code.

During last 13 years of my professional life, I came across many who call themselves pure technology product managers who have very little understanding of how the underlying technology works. While I have nothing against them, here is why I think knowing how to code really really helps especially in startup settings. I know the […]

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Enterprise Mobility .. it’s awesomely cool

I was surprised  when Ashish called Enterprise Software “boring” in this post. I don’t know much about other enterprise sectors but Enterprise Mobility is anything but “boring”. Following are some basic fundamentals: If you are in India and you want to start something on your own you simply cannot ignore Mobile. It’s the only connected […]

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Hiring for startup? How to attract “Crazy geeks”.

Let’s assume that you figured out the business, and core team challenges of a startup. The next in line is scaling up and one of the biggest challenges in scaling up is hiring. As a startup you have basic 3 thumb rules while hiring 1. You need the best possible talent 2. You can’t pay […]

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The Art of debugging

An average developer is someone, who can write code, once explained what to do and how to do it. A good developer is someone, who can implement something, once told what to do (he can figure out the how part) An awesome developer given business goals,  can also figure out what to do. But a great developer […]

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Mobile LBS 101 for Startups

Mobile LBS is a very happening space, lot of players are expecting it to become huge even in India. But still plenty of companies and start-ups look confused about how to take best advantage of this wave. So here are few of my thoughts about the value chain and where the money may lie. LBS […]

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Browser is the new OS even for Mobile phones

At Mobisy we always believed that the future of Mobile computing is in the cloud. And Browsers are the doorways to access the rich information available over Internet. But on the other hand, mobile device native applications provide much richer functionality that browsers cannot match. Our platform mobitop was born, exactly to solve that problem. We […]

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