The Startup Litmus Test


Back in school, you must have learned a simple test to determine if a liquid is acid or alkaline. When dipped in the liquid, blue litmus paper would turn red if the liquid is acidic and vice versa. In the same way, by listening to few hundred pitches and working with few dozen of investors, I have developed few questions to determine if the startup is a sucky or a winning one. Note: I have...

The Myth Of Originality


if you have a brilliant idea for a start-up, chances are someone has already had that idea somewhere in the world. If no one has had it at all out of 6 billion people, chances are it's not brilliant, and probably not worth pursuing.