Blog Leadership

How to bake speed, product thinking, and empathy into your startup – lessons from invideo AI’s culture strategy

invideo AI has put a lot into building a solid culture. How did they build it? What are the best practices and policies you could learn from?

Ancy Verghese
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Your competitor wants to acquire you. Now what?

A few weeks ago, a friend approached me. He was anxious and at a crossroads. A competitor had come in to acquire his company and the conversation seemed serious.  The story of this founder’s friend started three months ago when the competitor called him and asked if he would be open to being acquired. My […]

Vinod Muthukrishnan
Blog Leadership

Hit the Reset Button and Activate Survival Mode

When the bottom got unhinged during the Global Financial Crisis of 2008 (GFC), a new framework saw the light of day, and the acronym VUCA rapidly gained currency to punctuate business conversations. And now, “we have a VUCA Playbook”, as Girish Mathrubootham, the Founder & CEO of Freshworks says during his tete-a- tete (read Outliers Podcast) with […]

Soumitra Dasgupta
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Why Start-ups will continue to “make the world a better place”

I was recently chatting with one of my new team mates, Sudarsan (@artfuldev) at Rocketlane. We were discussing about how start-ups evolve, and eventually the conversation came to : Why does Atlassian say they “unleash the potential of every team”, or AirBnB say “we help create a world where you can belong anywhere”? It’s not […]

Aghosh Babu