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Value Is About What One Does Than Where One Is: Startups

Its been quite sometime now and people have started realizing the power of startups in the ecosystem of entrepreneurial journey. Yet, most of the startup employees have tendency of hopping into big brands as they look upon the big names for the sake of their professional growth.

I completely agree to the fact that if not more at least 60%-70% startups boasts of providing the real value creation.  At times, their longevity do not surpass even the second round of funding. While  there are still others those who adopt exit strategy by allowing themselves to get acquired by big company.

I have been associated with a startup since more than half of a decade and one thing that I have learned is   ‘value is about what one does than where one is’. There was a time when I was freaking scared of computers leave alone other gizmos but the startup journey in the realm of IT helped me in combating my fears.

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Posted by on June, 2013 in Startups


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Social Media: Channelizing Efforts into Newer Opportunities

Social media has more under its wings than the obvious networking and brand building part. Corporates make use of this new wave to network around clients and customers, which further leads to brand building. LinkedIn started in 2003, it was targeted around professional networking amongst employers & colleagues. However, the career bios on its site attracted potential new hires, which gave the site a choice to work on the paradigm of offering job change to its networkers.

The ‘career bios’ is the asset in LinkedIn which gave a slight direction to its workings amongst the niche but what about others which ain’t that serious site/portal, like Twitter, Facebook, Quora & Econsultancy. As a whole, these sites do not have any strong asset except the fact that they all provide web space for networking. Quite similar to the previous site, these sites are also turning table in favor of job hunters. Greg Meyer’s case would suit well in the current scenario.


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Posted by on March, 2012 in Social Media


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