Will your continuity plans in place When it matters most ?

Will your continuity plans in place When it matters most ? Want to ask my dear #ChennaiRainsHelp about this. Some of my entrepreneur & service industry friends felt embarrassed about me asking them this tough question. Because they never ran short of money, which is aplenty, they lacked vision, strategy with respect security & i tried pointing it out. Having a CeH person taking care of your pen testing and vulnerability…

VOTE ! to show this Indian’s face amongst the world’s top startup ecosystem crowd…

We got an invite for People’s panel talk in Web Summit on November 4th – 6th 2014 @ RDS,Dublin, Ireland & we’re leading with 125 votes..Planning to share the story of our  bootstrapping as part of the people’s panel..PLEASE VOTE to show this humble Indian’s face amongst the world’s top startup ecosystem crowd… Vote need to be placed here against my name ” Shanmugavel Sankaran“.. http://websummit.net/campaigns/peoples-panel-voting Alternatively you can like…

8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire

LinkedIn Influencer, Dharmesh Shah, published this post originally on LinkedIn. Money of course isn’t everything. Not by a long shot. Where your definition of success is concerned, money may rank far down the list. Everyone’s definition of “success” is different. Here’s mine: “Success is making those that believed in you look brilliant.” For me, money doesn’t matter all that much, but I’ll confess, it did at one time (probably because…

RIL, Microsoft to bankroll startups

            NEW DELHI: Reliance Industries will partner technology giant Microsoft to incubate startups with seed capital, mentorship and technology “on a scale never attempted before”, according to a person with direct knowledge of the developments. According to him, RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani is keen that the company refresh its entrepreneurial spirit and engage fully with the country’s fast-evolving startup ecosystem. India’s largest private company with…

An American Entrepreneur in Kuwait on a Mission

  I love my country. I love the USA as much as I love NYC.  We may complain about a lot of things that are broken, but for the most part, we’ve got it good. Especially for entrepreneurs. Trust me, I know. In many places in the world, it is very difficult, if not impossible, to start a business. The laws and restrictions inhibit some from building something of their own.…

6 trends that will shape Information security in 2014

Worldwide spending on information security will reach $71.1 billion in 2014, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2013. The data loss prevention segment will record fastest growth at 18.9. The increasing adoption of mobile, cloud, social and information (often interacting together) will drive use of new security technology and services through 2016.The nexus of forces, however, is impacting security in terms of new vulnerabilities. The bigger trend that emerged in…

Billion-dollar valuations bring Rs 1 crore salaries to tech startups

MUMBAI/BANGALORE: Flush with investor money and valuations topping a billion dollars, a small but fast-growing group of Indian startup superstars is fuelling a new wave of wage inflation in the Indian technology sector. The likes of e-commerce leader Flipkart, which raised $1 billion recently, and mobile advertising network InMobi are attracting mid-level executives and technology professionals with annual salaries of over a crore of rupees, something unheard of a couple…

Letter to a Young Entrepreneur: 3 Things to Remember

Sometimes, inspiration comes from unlikely places. Rainer Maria Rilke is a favorite well-known poet of the early 20th century. One of the great legacies he left behind is a volume entitled Letters to a Young Poet which was published posthumously by the young man whom he generously corresponded with for nearly five years. Letters to A Young Poet is a volume of 10 letters written to a young man named…

10 Up and Coming Leaders to Watch

From the March 2014 issue of Entrepreneur Photo (C) Randy Harris Human Capital Ideas Charlie Kim, Next Jump Among the many inspirational mottoes, signs and posters that adorn the walls of Next Jump‘s New York City headquarters, none is as important or illuminating as the one that reads “Better Me + Better You = Better Us.” It isn’t rhetoric: It’s the cornerstone of the e-commerce company’s culture, a call to…