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Fwd: My Failure Resume

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Name: Sandeep Kochhar Profession: StoryTeller, BlewMinds Consulting My short list of failures: 1. Failed in phy in 8th grade, chem in 11th grade 2. Failed engg entrance exams for one year, struggled in my engineering when I got in 3. Failed mba entrance exams for 3 yrs 4. Failed an IIM MBA interview 5. Tried […]

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NoMoreStayZilla

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From hotels, homestays, and peer-to-peer rentals a la Airbnb to guest houses, jungle lodges, and boat houses: Stayzilla wanted to serve the diverse needs of a traveler in a vast country like India. It had 55,000 stay options in close to 1,000 towns across the country, and billed itself as India’s largest homestay network. Recently, […]

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Inside The Implosion Of AskMe

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The full story of AskMe’s downfall has not been told. This is that story. The story of how AskMe imploded and in a way unravelled in just a few months — from being hailed as the next unicorn by the business press to obsolescence. To piece this story together, The Ken reached out to all […]

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Failure Led To Suicide- An Entrepreneur’s Story

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Fact: In 2010, Peter Thiel, founder of Paypal, created Thiel Fellowship which grants $100,000 to those under-20 students who want to drop out of school and do either scientific research, create a startup, or work for a social cause. With an acceptance rate of less than 1%, receiving this fellowship is considered more competitive than […]

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Rahul Yadav- Game Over?

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The most gripping boardroom battle in India’s startup ecosystem is over—and the enfant terrible has been ejected. After multiple bouts of speculation and much drama, Rahul Yadav—the 26-year-old chief executive officer and co-founder of real-estate portal Housing.com—has been fired from his job. The decision was taken by the company’s investors and shareholders at a board […]

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