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Mentor Insights: It takes a village to raise a child, a good network to grow a startup

This past spring, I had the wonderful opportunity to mentor the Knomos team during their involvement in Microsoft’s Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Knomos is a web app that maps a visual knowledge network of legal information for research, education, and knowledge sharing (think Bing Maps for law).

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How Startups Can Energize Healthcare Sector

(This guest post is part of the Think Next thought leadership series) In the second most populous country of the world, where digitization is the buzz word, it is no wonder that a very traditional and closed industry like healthcare is now turning to startups to resolve long standing issues. The need is not out […]

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A New Microsoft? What One Startup Learned from WPC

Recently, I attended Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, and I came away with two key learnings from that event:

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Next Stop: The Future

This contribution is a guest post from Naiyya Saggi, Co-founder & CEO of BabyChakra. 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5.. and I was on stage. The stage was large (as warned) but I was still unprepared for the expectant sea of faces waiting for us to pitch BabyChakra.

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The First Microsoft Accelerator Startup Roadshow – A Week in Review

Last month, we hosted our first Global Startup Roadshow with 15 startup CEOs from our global accelerator portfolio for a five days of meetings and networking in Silicon Valley and Seattle.

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India’s Digital Transformation and the Role of Startups in that Journey

(This post is part of the Think Next thought leadership series) When we think of digital platforms with over a billion active users, we would think of international companies like Facebook, Microsoft and few others.

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How startups are changing the BFSI industry in India

(This post is part of the Think Next thought leadership series) The BFSI in India saw a major change post the 1990 structural reforms. Today, the segment is undergoing another yet similar disruption.

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Invaluable insight along with ping pong and Xbox – Microsoft’s awesome accelerator

Back in March, I was excited to hear that Capitalise had been selected to be part of Microsoft’s accelerator program.

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