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iWeekend Pune

6/14/2013 - 6/16/2013 2:00 AM

iWeekend revisits Pune..

iWeekend is an intensive and innovative experience that brings together talented entrepreneurs and professionals of different profiles to present ideas and collaboratively bring these ideas to reality by developing a business plan, a prototype and a presentation, all in one weekend.

We believe that there is no better way to network and meet other restless minds than by working with them side by side for two full days. iWeekend is ideal for entrepreneurs looking to get started and for professionals and freelancers looking to broaden their horizons while taking on a challenge and collaborating in a project they like. The final outputs of the event include a basic business plan, a possible team, a prototype and a demo.

iWeekend Pune will be held at Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce, SB Road, Pune from 14th – 16th June, 2013.

What makes iWeekend an unforgettable experience?Deven Shah | November 30, 2011 |

Every event format has its own benefits and limitations. In this blog post I’ll share some thoughts on what makes iWeekend an invaluable experience for each and every participant. I’ve had the opportunity to be associated with all 4 iWeekend events that have happened in India so far. I was a participant in the first iWeekend event at IIM... Continue reading>>

Experience the power of “Creative Chaos”!sagarsarbhai | June 3, 2013 |

Entrepreneurs are like artists in many ways. Like artists, they possess a vision for something new. Pablo Picasso once said, "An act of art begins as an act of destruction”. Like artists, Entrepreneurs challenge the status quo and come out with “path defining” ideas. And they find their eureka moments not in their final discoveries but in... Continue reading>>

iWeekend Mumbai 2013 Picturesrahulreddy | May 30, 2013 |

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Entrepreneurs who shaped the future of Mankind…nageshrao | May 27, 2013 |

This blog is a tribute to entrepreneurs who have impacted the history and the economy of the world we live in. Let all take inspiration from these stories and do the “i”….. E-retailing of Books in 1994! He did that ….. Jeff Bezos founder of Amazon in the year 1994. With a market value of $84* billion and sales of $48*... Continue reading>>

Walking the Entrepreneurship Tightropenageshrao | May 26, 2013 |

We all dream of being an entrepreneur at some stage of life. Don’t we! So, if you have entrepreneurial dreams but are unsure about whether you should pursue them, when and how you should go about deciding whether to take the leap? Here are a few generic pointers that will help you in gauging your abilities: You possess passion for doing..

We all dream of being an entrepreneur at some stage of life. Don’t we!So, if you have entrepreneurial dreams but are unsure about whether you should pursue them, when and how you should go about deciding whether to take the leap?Here are a few generic pointers that will help you in gauging your abilities:You possess passion for doing something different(ly), love taking risks, love to be on the decision making seat, envision creating a brand through a sustainable business model… if yes, then it’s worth digging more…1. Think big; start small: It is advisable to start small and bootstrap in the early stages of the inception of ideas. This approach will do a great deal in researching before zeroing-in on a particular decision. Make sure you have done enough ground work related to:a. Having the Biz plan and getting the idea validatedb. Talking and effectively communicating the idea with relevant stakeholdersc. Ways to go about gathering the relevant resourcesd. Committing to deadlines2. Relevant area of interest: For instance, if your area of interest is mobile apps and you want to create a new app., try having a focused approach in identifying the problems to niche, in various stages from development to going live. Most importantly, understanding the complete business cycle (i.e. the segment, challenges, prospective customers, and ways to monetize) for any venture will be an important ingredient to success or failure.3. Research, research, research: Taking cues from the above instance, you will get the thousand feet view of what, how and where to scout for your required list of resources related to mobile apps venture. Clarity on in-source vs. out-source, internal funding vs. external funding should be key points to work on. Trust me, all the number crunching; idea scrutiny will be worth it. Post this, what are you going to do? Taking a plunge or sitting by the fence will be your decision.Do you feel you should get more validation done, get clarity and sharpen ideas!Worry not, Google in iWeekend is around the corner. We are a bunch of voluntary enthusiasts who love start-ups. We love and support networking. We provide the platform for you to network, discuss, ideate with like-minded participants and experienced mentors …So fasten your “Idea belt” and let the journey begin…

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