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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...
How Can Business Owners Seek Angel Investors For Funding?
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How Can Business Owners Seek Angel Investors For Funding?

Angel investors are rich individuals who invest in small businesses in exchange for a share of the company's profits. Angels, unlike venture capitalists, do not rely on an investment fund. Angel investors, on the other hand, maybe more patient with entrepreneurs and willing to provide smaller sums of money over a longer period of time than venture capitalists. However, they are looking for a way to cash out their investment at some time, either through an IPO or an acquisition. What Angel Investors Can Do for Your Business? Angel investors don't have to pay back the money they invest in your company, as they receive ownership stakes in return. After the initial period, angel investment is typically reserved for established enterprises. These businesses have a good chance of making m...
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...
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 about startups growing quickly during Covid 19: Learn from this Live Online Event
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Opportunity to learn about startups growing quickly during Covid 19: Learn from this Live Online Event

We have always known that entrepreneurs were risk takers and they make visions into reality by developing new products, processes and markets. So what happens when all the definitions for entrepreneurship merge? You get today’s young entrepreneur. During Covid 19 where the world economy seems shaking, there still exists a spectrum of hope that can help you make money and do good in the world at the same time. Earlypad Handpicked Events Watch pitches from innovative seed-stage startups growing rapidly as a result of the pandemic, and ask the founders questions. Founder Institute Alumni that has raised over $950M in funding and are worth $20B is organising a live and interactive online event for budding entrepreneurs,angels and VC's. Start Date: Thu Jul 16, 2020Starts at:...
Eric Ries: Founder of the Lean Startup Event talks about building successful startups
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Eric Ries: Founder of the Lean Startup Event talks about building successful startups

Eric Ries is the author of the popular blog Startup Lessons Learned and the creator of the Lean Startup Methodology. He advises startups on business and product strategy using the Lean Startup Approach. Every entrepreneur and manager wants to make better and faster business decisions. Can any business venture make fortune if they only have determintation,brilliance,great timing,great product and execution? The Lean Startup Methodology explained by Eric Ries helps companies succeed in a business landscape riddled with risk. In his talk at Google, he brings the princilpes from lean manufacturing and agile development to the process of innovation. https://youtu.be/fEvKo90qBns Here are few takeaways from the talk regarding creation of successful business The goal of a s...
Earlypad talks about Leadership
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Earlypad talks about Leadership

Renuka Bodla, CEO of Earlypad, emphasizes the importance of taking risks and learning from everyone around us for self-improvisation and the top qualities of a leader, about the importance of personal branding in the corporate world in this i-Talks session, conducted at Virtusa Polaris. https://www.facebook.com/earlypad/videos/436504543379972/?t=14