Startup India: Taking Stock

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Last month, Mint did a feature on Hits and Misses in the Indian Startup universe. It was a great opportunity to take stock of reality, since most of what we read about in the mainstream media is a function of … Read More

Just The Beginning

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ThinkShop completed 3 eventful years, last month. In that time, we have been fortunate to work with a number of clients on a variety of interesting projects, through solutions that spanned Technology, Business and Marketing. We helped design the User Experience of … Read More

India – Three Countries

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A few days ago, Founding Fuel posted a cogent piece by Haresh Chawla on How India’s digital economy can rediscover its mojo. In it, Chawla speaks about the current crisis of confidence surrounding the digital economy and the so-called unicorns. It’s a great piece … Read More

2016 Internet Trends

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Mary Meeker at KPCB recently released the 2016 edition of the Internet Trends Report. At over 200 slides, it is indeed a treasure trove of information on the growing popularity of the Internet, and on the macro-economic trends that will … Read More

Is The Customer Really King?

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Way back in 1941, Kenneth B. Elliott, Vice President in Charge of Sales for The Studebaker Corporation, remarked in an interview: “The customer is not an interruption of our work – he is the purpose of it. The customer is not … Read More

ECommerce in India

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ECommerce is booming. And India is where the action is. When stories of “unicorns” (startups with a valuation of more than 1 Bn) are all around us, it helps to take stock of where the industry is at, and where … Read More

Startup Perils

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Yes, India’s startup scene is currently witnessing what can only be called “rush hour”. Yes, everyone and his cousin seems to have a startup idea, and is on his way to get funded. Yes, the co founders of Flipkart and … Read More

MobileFirst or MobileOnly?

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Myntra – one of India’s largest online retailers had announced weeks in advance that mid-May onwards, it would shut down its (very successful) website and offer its wares only via a mobile app! Needless to add, the Internet was abuzz … Read More

The New Gold Rush

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  The time is right, they say. Any one and every one is launching a startup. In fact, billion-dollar valuations are fast-becoming the norm! Just look at Flipkart and Snapdeal…   Like most of you, we too are bombarded each day by the … Read More