Blume Ventures

18 Apr The Entrepreneur-VC

@sanjaynath, co founder @blumeventures There is ample coverage around Entrepreneurs-turned-VCs. For good reason - indeed, entrepreneurial and operations skills are desirable ingredients for a VC's skill set.  Examples abound, especially in the valley - Reid Hoffman (founder of Linkedin, now a partner @ Greylock), the Paypal "mafia" (now scattered...

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06 Apr An appy new way to ride trains

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="636"] Mobile is everywhere, also in trains! Image Courtesy: TheHindu.com[/caption] Like most Indians I travel on a train for most of my personal travel. This long-weekend trip to Varanasi was my 6th holiday that used a train in past 12 months. Normally I...

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14 Jan Je Suis Zuck!

The hot story about Ritesh and co-founder split notwithstanding, there is a new scary trend on still-nascent Indian startup scene - if it is sexy enough it will go far! This is one of the many effects of exposing young college minds with stories of...

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