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Every year, TiE Chennai organizes their annual mega event celebrating entrepreneurship called TiECON where we get to hear talks by industry leaders and panel discussions by experts and rising stars. This year too was no different and this post is from my notes. Yesterday it was the awards night which celebrated entrepreneurs from various fields. The lifetime achiever award was presented to Dr Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of…

I wrote a response to the above question that was asked in Quora, which I am sharing below (with a bit of tweaking). As an entrepreneur for last two decades, I have seen this “hesitation” often and used to wonder why?. I will list few of them that come to my mind, in no particular order. After you graduate, when deciding between a job or starting on your own, you are generally given the advice…

TiE Chennai is one of the well run voluntary organisations in the city that’s aimed at promoting entrepreneurship and fostering networking amongst its members. Every year, it’s annual TiECON is a mega event featuring talks by industry leaders and panel discussions by experts and rising stars. This year too was no different. Pitchfest: In parallel to breakouts, there was “Pitchfest”, which was speed dating for investors and start-ups. Along with Kritik & Venkatesh, Directors of Anjana…

Matrimony.com Limited, the company behind BharatMatrimony.com went public earlier this month, it’s public listing (IPO) was over-subscribed 440%. To celebrate the successful listing, Mr.Murugavel Janikaraman had invited his friends and well-wishers for a dinner today at Leela Palace, Chennai.  It was a relaxed and cheerful evening with Sri Mahatria of Infinitheism delivering a short keynote address. I have written (paraphrased) below few key points from what was being spoken. Mr.Murugavel Janakiraman spoke of 5 key lessons he has…

Today, Nasscom Tamil Nadu Region celebrated the tenth anniversary of its Emerge forum with a special program. It was also the 98th episode of Product Connect – a program where industry experts share their journey with fellow members of the community. It was special program today because Nasscom had invited the same 3 business leaders of Chennai who had spoken in the very first program of Product Connect – Gowri Shankar Subramanian (Co-Founder & CEO…