February 22nd 2019 was a big day for us. The Ideas to Impacts (I2I) Building in the Baner area of Pune was inaugurated by such eminent personalities as Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, Former Director General of CSIR, Sir Terry Matthews, Founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover, Mr. Kiran Karnik, ex-President of Nasscom and Ms. Annie Dubé,.
Hello, At the launch of his new book “Rebooting India” in February 2016, Nandan Nilekani listed 12 grand challenges that can be solved by technology start-ups. He gave examples such as Aadhar – already solved by his own team as a start-up running within the Government. One grand challenge not mentioned in Nandan’s list is.
Today there is a big buzz about start-ups for generating employment. We know that only a small percentage of start-ups succeed, but in the meantime, they create a lot of exciting jobs. Technically savvy youth are turning in droves to start-ups putting in incredibly hard – and smart – efforts to create something new, instead.
The demonetisation of 500 and 1000 notes is a huge disruption for the Indian economy. Many have talked about the benefits as well as the problems due to demonetisation. But as they say, a crisis is too good an opportunity to waste! More than anything else, this is going to push India to a cashless.
On 31st March 2017, I complete my first year at Ideas to Impacts (I2I). On 31st January 2017, I also completed 25 years of entrepreneurship. The choices I made and the opportunities that presented themselves have created a nice virtuous spiral – thoroughly enjoyable and fulfilling. But future is the most exciting tense and I.