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Effective Business Planning in Seven Easy Steps
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Effective Business Planning in Seven Easy Steps

For many people, starting their own business is a dream come true. The number of start-ups is on the rise as more and more opportunities present themselves. When starting a business, there are a number of things that must be done correctly, and planning is one of them. Well-executed strategies can yield impressive results. Planning is the first step in the implementation of a concept. As a result, strategic thinking is critical to the success of every company's effort. Every firm relies on a well-thought-out strategy. In this article, we'll go through the eight actions you need to take in order to plan your business effectively. Let's have a look at these measures, which are simply the beginning of the road to success. Recognize the Chances You've Got Prior to developing a strate...
Angel Investor Anand Chandrasekaran Decodes Product Thinking for Startup Founders!
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Angel Investor Anand Chandrasekaran Decodes Product Thinking for Startup Founders!

Funders Gallery  Anand Chandrasekaran is an angel investor and an entrepreneur. He is a  Product Management Executive Vice President at Five.9 As a product enthusiast, Anand has a deep understanding of the mobile ecosystem and a proven track record of success as a business owner. Within Yahoo search's product business, he is currently in charge of product management for mobile products. Who? Anand was Director of Product Management at Openwave prior to joining Yahoo! For the mobile mediation product line, he was in charge of both new product development and day-to-day product management. This product line served more than 200 million daily customers across more than 70 different mobile operators. Education Mr. Singh holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineerin...
7 Essentials for a Perfect Elevator Pitch
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7 Essentials for a Perfect Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch grabs people’s attention and makes them remember you and want to talk with you further. Whether you are trying to raise money for your business or just want to perfect your business strategy, an elevator pitch is an essential tool for achieving your goal. Think of an elevator pitch as an executive summary that provides a brief overview of your business which can unlock a new business opportunity. In short, it can ideally be a one-page overview of your business. But crafting the perfect elevator pitch requires 7 essentials fundamentals to keep in mind. 1)The Problem Try and refine your customer's problem down to its simplest form. You should be able to describe the problem you are solving in one or two sentences or potentially a few bullet points. Be as brief &am...
Free Startup Participation:10th Medica Startup Competition
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Free Startup Participation:10th Medica Startup Competition

India spends the lowest on healthcare globally. So, it is more important than ever to strengthen the infrastructure, capacity and financing for the healthcare sector in these uncertain times. Expenditure on healthcare should be given the topmost priority. The Covid-19 pandemic has attracted the government’s attention towards the inadequacies of the healthcare systems and made it realize the importance and need to invest in medical research, diagnostic services, AI & robotics in healthcare etc. Earlypad brings you one such FREE handpicked startup competition which is searching for the most outstanding solutions in the Healthcare industry. About the Competition The 10th Medica Startup Competition aims to take the connected medical innovation to an advanced level by easing the ...
How to pitch to investors to keep your business dream alive?
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How to pitch to investors to keep your business dream alive?

An entrepreneur must pitch a potential investor for what the company is worth as well as sell the dream on how much of a profit can be made. Having a solid elevator pitch ensures that you know your business very well. Keeping that in mind, you should have a short version to speak within 10-minutes as well as an extended version that includes everything you’d like to give potential investors access to. Begin your pitch with a compelling story. It should address the problem you’re solving in the marketplace. This will engage your audience right out of the gate. You will also need to detail how much capital you are seeking, how much money is already invested in your business and how much you plan on using the money. Build a user persona or your ideal customer when spe...
10 Startup Success Mantras
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10 Startup Success Mantras

An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and want to create. Working in a startup you have the chance to see what differentiates the companies that ended up having success from those that ultimately fell flat. You get an opportunity to spot those lessons before making the same blunders yourself. Check out the 10 Success Mantras which startup founders and entrepreneurs must focus on in their entrepreneural journey! Mail us at reach@earlypad.com to share your thoughtful ideas. We are here to transform your ideas into successful startups!
Learn from the success story of India’s best Payment Platform : Paytm
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Learn from the success story of India’s best Payment Platform : Paytm

The founder of one of India’s most trusted technology brands,Vijay Shekhar Sharma has come a long way. As an entrepreneur, he has put his 110% effort to make his startup a success.Paytm is a payment gateway that provides payment services for customers and merchants. Year of Launch:2010 Founder:  Vijay Shekhar Sharma Industry: Fintech Estimated Valuation: $15 billion Investors: SoftBank, SAIF Partners, Alibaba Group, and Ant Financial. Paytm started out as a digital wallet in its initial days but has transformed into a completely new payments platform. It has been able to emerge as the top fintech company even after facing fierce early competition. Vijay had built his first company- ‘XS Communications’, a college-based startup that created Conte...
Opportunity to Learn From Free Business Breakthrough Online Workshop
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Opportunity to Learn From Free Business Breakthrough Online Workshop

Whether you’re thinking of starting a small business, or you are in the first few years of operation, there are many challenges that every entrepreneur faces from time to time. It is important to remember that these challenges are just that – challenges and people do overcome them. Earlypad has come up with one such informative and brainstorming workshop by Rajiv Talreja who has impacted the lives of more than 500,000 people over the last decade through his training & coaching engagements. Earlypad Handpicked Events Learn from this 4-hour Live Training Session which is designed for entrepreneurs who are trying to do business in a digitally empowered world. The Business Breakthrough seminar will help you identify your problems and understand how these problems are impacting ...
Important Steps Startup Founders Must Follow to Raise Money
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Important Steps Startup Founders Must Follow to Raise Money

According to a recent survey, 94% of new businesses fail during the first year of operation. Lack of funding is one of the major reasons. Capital is the backbone of any business. Entrepreneurs usually ask how to raise money for their startups. Here we have listed some of the steps on how to raise startup capital for your business. 1) Decide on your Main Feature(MVP) What is the one thing that your product does very well? MVP is based on the concept that you can provide sufficient customer value by delivering minimal features that early adopters will use. A lean team can usually build one feature fast than burning out. 2) Create a prototype The prototype not only shows how the product will work but, even more importantly, it proves that you’re a knowledgeable entrepreneur de...
Opportunity to learn from Startup Online Event: Application of Kaizen Concept for Startup Success
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Opportunity to learn from Startup Online Event: Application of Kaizen Concept for Startup Success

Kaizen is a Japanese term meaning "change for the better" or "continuous improvement." It is a Japanese business philosophy regarding the processes that continuously improve operations and involve all employees. If you are a business owner and want to create improvements within your company, keep reading. We are here to navigate your entrepreneurial journey. Earlypad Handpicked Events Learn from the Live Interactive Workshop on Kaizen for startups by Jayanth Murthy, Joint Managing Director, Kaizen Institute. He has over 24 years of focused training & consulting experience in the “improvement domain”. He has trained and consulted in over 30+ countries and his key area of interest and expertise lies in Kaizen/ Lean/ Operational Excellence. Start Date: 17 Dec 2020 Time: 4.00 ...