Conversations

The one where we built a startup out of a community – Sonal Singh

November 12, 2020 | | < 1 minute read


In this episode, Sonal, Co-Founder of Sequoia-backed startup Fittr, shares her transformational journey from growing up in Canada, moving to London to work for Deloitte, joining a community in India as a customer to then becoming its co-founder. Sonal walks us through her thoughts on pursuing one’s passions, her experience transitioning from corporate culture to startup culture, and most interestingly, the values and insights on building an efficient community.

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Conversations

The one where 2020 was hell until YC – Tanmaya Jain

September 24, 2020 | | < 1 minute read


In my recent conversation with Tanmaya, founder of recently YC-backed startup inFeedo, we spoke about his journey and how persistence and resilience were key to inFeedo’s success. Tanmaya shares it all: from a point where he translated his mental health battles into a product, and then his journey to making inFeedo become one of the most sought after startups… this is a phenomenal story… This podcast is not only just for founders or people in the startup ecosystem, but for anyone and everyone who might feel a bit bummed at times!

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Conversations

The one where I documented my journey – Aditi Sinha, Co-Founder Locale.ai

August 28, 2020 | | < 1 minute read


Tune into the first episode of Crosstalk Conversations with Aditi, Co-Founder Locale.ai to learn more about her journey on building a location intelligence platform. Aditi shares her story on why she started Locale.ai and how she hustled her way up to building a team that came together to solve the same problem on the basis of which Locale was started.

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Views

Transforming India’s primary healthcare system

June 13, 2020 | | 8 minute read

In the last decade, India has made gains in controlling diseases, such as polio, and improving access to maternal (maternal mortality ratio or MMR has dropped from 556 deaths per 100,000 live births to below 130), child health, and family planning services. On aggregate, however, India’s health system has achieved limited impact on population health outcomes, compared with its peers, and is unable to control high out of pocket payments that comprise 65-70% of total health expenditure.

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SWIGGY IT!

May 9, 2020 | | 9 minute read

Swiggy is an online food ordering and delivery platform. By virtue of steamrolling the food delivery logistics in India, it has managed to capture the eye of users, founders, and VCs alike. It was quick to achieve the unicorn status and is currently valued at $3.6 billion. It has managed to create a buzz around itself but the question is — how much is hype and how much is real?

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Playbooks

SEPTEMBER

September 4, 2017 | | 8 minute read

Product Management is picking the right ideas, executing them well, measuring their impact and iterating. While that one line that does capture the essence, doing product management right well involves a lot more nuance. There is no dearth of disparate ideas about handling different aspects of Product Management — this is my attempt to unify those ideas under one umbrella and drive conceptual clarity.

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