Startup Struggles

It has been 2 years since I quit my job to embark on exciting journey of my own venture. It has been one heck of a journey. Look at these numbers to get an idea on the amount of change in this two years, So how did we survive the initial years? In this post, […]

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First up, I am sorry for absconding this blog for a while. It is not that I stopped running a business. Instead, I got lost running it. Today, I want to share an interesting dilemma I am facing and my thinking process. To grow your start-up or not? Thanks to the awesome customers and supporters, […]

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There is an interesting discussion going on at Unicorn Free. In the article, Don’t follow your passion, Amy says, So. You’re in love with a thing. Let’s say it’s coffee, books, design, code or solving interesting problems. You decide to open up a café to follow your passion for coffee. Or a used book shop, […]

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Many startup owners suffer from one disease called as pretending to work. I am no exception. When I started out, life was very very smooth. I suddenly found lots of free time, which I was using to play with my kids & wife, go on drives, read books and workout. But with in a span […]

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One of the big fears when you want to start a company is that, “What if Google / Microsoft / < your favorite big company > implements same idea, but better?” Well, the sad news is that there is nothing that you can do about company X implementing your idea better. But there is good […]

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An important part of running a company is frequently measuring your business at macro / high-level. But doing this in a start-up can be a overhead because you are constantly running and don’t have much time to sit back and see if everything is going as per your plan. But nevertheless you should do it, […]

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When I wanted to start I faced a difficult choice – should I rent a office or work from our home? I am not a pro and con guy, I do not list down pluses and minuses of choices on a notepad before choosing one. I am more of a “discuss and develop opinions guy”. […]

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When I wanted to start my own company, there were several things that worried me, Will I be able to get enough customers to get going? What are the legal, tax implications? What if I become lazy and dumb due to all the free time I get? What will my immediate social circle think of […]

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