Global Indian covers the movers and shakers in the start-up ecosystem. We feature key organisations in this segment across various verticals with the aim to inspire and empower the readers through the journeys of entrepreneurs who have not just established their businesses but also play a significant role in growth of the Indian economy. We also feature entrepreneurs of Indian diaspora who are making the country proud by setting up businesses in different corners of the world. Every start-up has an interesting journey to share. Global Indian weaves those exciting journeys in words so that both the highs and lows provide an avenue of learning and growth to the niche audience.
What to learn from start-ups?
Start-ups teach us valuable lessons of growth. It is possible to reach the zenith from scratch if we set our hearts to it is a lesson that can be learned from successful start-ups. There are some core values that lead to growth. It applies to people and businesses alike. Those values are: 1.Be open to learn new things 2.Adapting to new environment and work culture is the key 3.Embrace new ideas instead of being stuck in the past 4.Turn adversity into advantage 5.Develop a mindset of risk taking.
What are the different types of start-ups?
The most common types of start-ups are: 1.Small business start-ups 2.Scalable start-ups 3.Buyable start-ups 4.Social start-ups 5.Offshoot start-ups
Example of start-ups?
There are lakhs of start-ups across the world. Some famous ones that began as start-ups and experienced magnificent growth are: Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Uber, AirBnB. The success of these start-ups turned corporate giants is what inspire budding entrepreneurs to think and dream big.
How to start a start-up?
Start it when you really have the desire to work hard for it. Do not get into it if you expect overnight growth. Follow these tried and tested paths: •Come up with a great idea •Develop a good a business plan •Find a good mentor and follow successful role models •Secure necessary fundings •Make yourself aware of the legal formalities of starting a business •Come up with a good marketing plan •Develop a customer base •Develop a flexible mindset and be ready for change in plans •Remain excited about your decision of starting a start-up. Since the nature of start-ups is to change over a period of time, the key lies in keeping on evolving and adapting to the industry and market requirements.
What is difference between start-up and a company?
With start-up we imply organizations which are in the initial phase of the business where companies are the ones which have established themselves in the industry with more stable profits. Start-ups are also implied as solutions to problems that were not being solved by established companies.
What are best start-up industries?
Some of the best start-up industries if we take into account current value, growth rate, and factors driving their growth, following are some of the best start-up industries that new entrepreneurs can take a plunge into: •E Commerce •Delivery Services •Healthcare Tech •Artificial Intelligence •Education Technology •Leisure and Entertainment •Virtual Reality •Financial Technology •Big Data •Supply Chan Management and Logistics •B2B Software •Real Estate
Why do start-ups fail?
Failure of start-ups can be attributed to many reasons like shortage of money, choosing the wrong market, bad idea, bad partnerships, ineffective marketing, not able to smartly position oneself amidst the competiters.
How can start-ups avoid failing?
You need to be a patient entrepreneur and get into the habit of taking the setbacks into stride. With time you will learn the tricks of the game and would be able to sail across. To ascertain minimum number of setbacks, do proper research before starting, set clear goals and stick to them, fall in love with your decision and move ahead with positivity.
Why do start-ups succeed?
The entrepreneur’s attitude, aptitude, knowledge, competence and skills influence whether he would succeed or not and up to what extent he would be able to. Good mentor and good team has a significant role to play in the success of any start-up. If one has both these valuable assets apart from the mentioned personal qualities success is going to happen.
How can success of start-ups be predicted?
As per experts one can predict success of a start-up if it has following assets: •Funding •Good business model •Unique ideas •Team that executes ideas in synchronised manner •Good timing of starting the business – when the market has the need for it.