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December 2015

Case Studies

From Being Called Sexting App to $16B Dollar Valuation: Story of Snapchat.

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 19, 2015 0 comments

Snapchat, messaging application created by students of Stanford  Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown on September 2011 is now valued at $16 Billion.

Snapchat Said to Be Valued at $16 Billion in New Fundraisingsource: BloombergBusiness

In jam-packed messaging applications market, Snapchat made its way through and emerged as a winner in a very less time.
It sure changed the way we communicate by introducing “snaps” the images or videos that disappear after a certain time limit.

Here is the story of Snapchat:

What Snapchat did differently from other messaging applications?

(Analysis on Eliminate-Reduce-Raise-Create (ERRC) Grid developed by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne)

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Tips&Tools

8 Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time For Your Startup?

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 14, 2015 0 comments

Unless you are living in a cave, you might have been already hit by a startup wave.Every other guy you know is already an entrepreneur or planning to be one. We keep on hearing stories of young people becoming millionaires in no time

So how are they doing it? Why startups are rising? And why it is the best time for your startup? Continue Reading

Product Development

8 Ways To Come Up With Killer Startup Ideas.

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 7, 2015 0 comments

We all wait for that one Idea we could build the startup around. But sometimes it’s hard to come up with new Ideas.

So, Here are 8 ways to help you generate startup ideas

1.Connecting the dots-Steve Jobs style:

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while,That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.-Steve Jobs

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Tips&Tools

4 Ways To Raise Money Online For Your Startup.

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 7, 2015 0 comments

Each day things we traditionally do offline are shifting online from buying clothes to ordering food.The advent of raising money online also started
And many high-end CEO’s think these are the future ways of raising money for startups.

Here are 4 ways to raise money online for your startup completely online:

1.Peer-to-Peer lending:

These websites allow people to lend money to each other without any involvement of financial institutions like banks.

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Marketing

4 Lessons Every Startup Can Learn From OnePlus?

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 7, 2015 0 comments

OnePlus One sold more than half a million devices in less than a year with just a marketing budget of $300- TechnoBuffalo

 

So, how did one plus disrupt the mobile Industry with the marketing budget that is so small?.

And here the things every startup can learn from OnePlus

Strategy 1: Narrow Market(Geek community)

At the start as the resources for a new company are very little. It’s very important to narrow its focus and attention to one segment of customers and excel
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Tips&Tools

How To Name Your Startup?

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 6, 2015 0 comments

I assume you already read

10 key elements that make a great startup name

Second hardest thing after developing a startup idea is coming up with the name for your startup.All the good names are already taken or you cannot afford the domain which you like.

So here are the steps that help you to name your startup.

Step 1: Related names

Brain Dump:
Think about all the words that come to your mind when you think about your company.
What do you offer?

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Tips&Tools

10 Key Elements That Make a Great Startup Name

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 6, 2015 1 Comment

Startup name plays very important role in its success, It is the name you will be known by for the rest of your startup’s life it creates your identity. So there is a greater need to name your startup properly.

Here are the 10 key elements that make a great startup name:

1)Self-explanatory:

Your name should represent what you are going to offer. Let your name do the advertising.
Example: match.com
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Product Development

How To Write One Page Business Plan(Business Model Canvas)?

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 6, 2015 0 comments

One page business plan(Business model canvas) is a revolutionary tool introduced by Alexander Osterwalder helps one to visualize, assess and change how an organization creates, delivers and captures value all on  the one page.
With high visual elements, it helps us to understand complex strategy in an easy way.

Business model Canvas contains 9 key elements.It helps us to see how different pieces fit together in your Business and the pieces that are out of place.

So here is how to write one-page business plan:

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Tips&Tools

10 Key People in Startup Circle You Should be Following Now

posted by Raj Kumar Reddy December 6, 2015 0 comments

If you want to be the best, you have got to learn from the best. Here is the list of 10 people who have decades of experience and hard-earned knowledge in the business industry. They have a lot to share about how they built million dollar empires to the theories they developed over time to make business easy.

Here is the list of 10 key people to follow in startup scene(the list in alphabetical order).

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