What ‘they’ can’t do?

THE PROBLEMS WITH THE CURRENT EDUCATION SYSTEMS.

When President Obama went to a school in America during his organizing days, he asked the children what they wanted to be. Their answers stunned him as some wanted to be Doctors, others Lawyers and some even Astronauts. He could see their eyes blooming with those distant dreams, when the school principal told him that soon that all would change. The hopes will start fading from their eyes, when they’ll realize that their hopes wouldn’t come pleased. They’d become victims of low expectations. Not because they weren’t talented or smart enough, but because as a matter of fate they happened to be born in a wrong world. Continue reading

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STARTUP INDIA

THE ECOSYSTEM AND ITS PERSISTENCE.

Our country wasn’t the same yesterday! In fact, it wasn’t the same when I wrote this article.

With India marked as the third largest start-up hub in the world (it was fourth largest in 2014), the figures have crossed 4200 and is expected to show the growth of 40% by the end of 2015. By the year 2020, these figures are likely to surge to 11,500, employing over 250k people. From an IT hub, to a young start-up nation, our ecosystem is swiftly gearing up in the correct air.

India is a strong $1.8T economy, growing at 7.5% GDP growth (highest amongst the BRIC this year) which is certainly expected to remain (if not grow) by 2016. However, The Big Fat Indian startup story accounts for a number of protagonist and antagonist factors:

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