Humanity has survived various kinds of pandemics in the modern history we know of. We have lived through the financial crisis in 2008, the dotcom bubble, two…… Read more “Getting Through the Pandemic: Responsibilities of Founders and Leaders During Covid-19”
Binding the PHDs with Startups
Most of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) PhD students who want to pursue career in academics end up in corporate or non-academic work, according to…… Read more “Binding the PHDs with Startups”
Less is More: The Minimalist Entrepreneur
If you have been working 18 hours per day, you’d exactly know what I’m about to write about. Micro-managing and trying to be involved too much in…… Read more “Less is More: The Minimalist Entrepreneur”
How To Avoid Startup Execution Mistakes in Product Development
I had a pretty detailed chat with two visionary entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka yesterday, without even realizing we had talked over 3 hours. We talked a lot…… Read more “How To Avoid Startup Execution Mistakes in Product Development”
The Startup Depression and Entrepreneur Anxiety
It is with deep sadness I am writing this post that the founder of Ecomom, Jody Sherman passed away. According to Pando Daily, the news on his…… Read more “The Startup Depression and Entrepreneur Anxiety”
Startup Act 2.0: The Bipartisan Job Creation Plan
U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.), along with Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) introduced Startup Act 2.0 – bipartisan legislation that picks…… Read more “Startup Act 2.0: The Bipartisan Job Creation Plan”
Obama Wins, Technology Wins!
Obama government is playing a major role accelerating tech entrepreneurship. Below is a summary of what was done earlier. Promoting high-growth entrepreneurship Unlocking capital: This spring President Obama signed the Jumpstart…… Read more “Obama Wins, Technology Wins!”
Mark Suster And This Week in VC Are Back!
I was searching for Eric Ries videos on youtube and accidently(Isn’t accidently a word?) landed on his video with Mark Suster on This Week in Venture Capital…… Read more “Mark Suster And This Week in VC Are Back!”
If You Want to go for the Big Bet and Change the World, Quit Whining!
Well, startups are different! They are not the same enterprise you’ve worked for or you’ve seen. You don’t work a 9 to 5, you don’t have paid…… Read more “If You Want to go for the Big Bet and Change the World, Quit Whining!”
The Tragedy of ‘Silicon Blah’ is not ‘Silicon,’ but People Themselves!
I came across Brad’s post on ‘Silicon Blahs’ around the world right after we started calling Colombo start-up community, The Silicon Reef. The first question Shamal had…… Read more “The Tragedy of ‘Silicon Blah’ is not ‘Silicon,’ but People Themselves!”