Sunday, 08 Jan, 12.22 pm

'India will be a global player in the digital economy' - 30 quotes from Indian startup journeys

Entrepreneurship is a footprint left by a series of efforts done right. - Yoga Grand Master Akshar The first day of the week or month or year has the potential for being a new beginning, a fresh start. - Abhijit Bhaduri' The Digital Tsunami' 2016 was a reset year for entrepreneurs. - Sandeep Singhal, Nexus Venture Partners True joy is infectious. It's contagious. It's a virus. - James Altucher Leadership is about change and unlearning what you have learnt. - Jose Tolosa, Viacom Life just goes on. It is all about perspectives. - Anthony Pompliano, Full Tilt Capital An entrepreneur's life is the hardest because it's the most lonely. - Sahil Kini, Aspada Alignment is best achieved by intense interaction in the early stages of working together along with a lot of unadulterated feedback. - T N Hari, BigBasket The workspace of tomorrow will cut the clutter, break the monotony and emphasise innovation. - Ishan Thacker, Vector Projects India can never be a repeat of the US or China. - Vani Kola, Kalaari There is no dearth of capital. It is not just the traditional pool of investors anymore. - Raja Lahiri, Grant Thornton Rural India is the least connected, where just one out of 10 people are connected with the internet. - Rajan Anandan, Google The opportunity for new business models in healthcare has just taken off. - Sanjiv Agarwal, Diabetacare As a country with 1.2 billion people, highly vulnerable for multiple hazards, we lack in expertise and organised civil society response to emergencies. - Mohamad Farukh, Rapid Response When you speak about VR, people think of mobile VR, which is not truly immersive. - Adarsh Muthappa, AutoVRse Having your apps talk to each other and enabling seamless flow of data plays an important role in any business today. - Girish Mathrubootham, Freshdesk Artificial intelligence will help in safety of the passenger. This is the biggest use case. - Shrawan Raja, Indianautosblog We are our biggest competitor. - Carl Pei, OnePlus The ecosystem for interactive content is maturing, with enablers and accelerators emerging by the day. - Hemanth G, Hubwords Media Consumer study is important because their needs keep changing. - Vikas L, MCaffeine Brand building is very important and an offline and online strategy is what every brand is getting into. - Harminder Sahni, Wazir Advisors There are close to zero considerations for people with a disability in India. - Preethi Srinivasan, SoulFree We need to set examples for the public and show them that we care about the society. - P Narahari, Collector of Indore district 'Kaali' or not, I know I'm lovely! - Deyvika I don't think you need to become a man to show you have power. - Devita Saraf, VU Technologies There are various niche job sites now that focus on companies offering flexi timings and have work environment conducive for working women. - Sairee Chahal, Sheroes I'm not
fashionable and I know nothing about fashion. But I have my individual style and style is eternal. - Vidya Balan Reduce consumption as much as you can and reuse for as long as you can. - Hemant Bagai, Terrapro Education should eliminate fear and not ratify it. - Sandhya Gupta, Aavishkaar Though each one of us is hopeful about the black money being eradicated, the shoddy implementation of the same is something that cannot be ignored. - K. Venkatesh I see India turning into a trillion-dollar economy in the next three years. - Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology India will be a global player in the digital economy, and it will be competitive with any country in the world. - Sunder Pichai, Google