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4 blunders you cannot afford in a venture

There are a seemingly endless number of ways to spend money, and it’s impossible to be wise about all of them.But a few common costly mistakes can sink a bootstrapped business. Here are six pitfalls to look out for, along with expert advice on how to avoid them.
#1 The Wrong Team

Choosingthe wrong team is the single costliest error entrepreneurs make, resulting in not only lost income and time but also depleted morale. Choosing who to hire and work with in a startup is like playing cricket in the schoolyard; you can pick your friends and play for them, but if you want to be good and continue to be on the ground, you have to carefully pick your team. It’s crucial to choose people with varying skill sets.Much like a great sports team, they must also share some common values and the ability to trust each other in tough situations. That’s why past experience working with your co-founders and early employees in stressful times is much more important than being friends.
#2 Bad Pricing

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M Commerce - Next big business platform for India

Today's time of improvement and development client is demanding quick and creative administrations. In today's rapidly developing economy, individuals do not have schedule made to remain in line and sit tight for different administrations like booking of Air tickets, booking of Rail tickets, booking of Movie tickets, payment of Telephone bills, Electricity bills, installment for Insurance premium and so on. Individuals need predominant administrations in a squint of eye. The creative thought of E-installment is constantly quickly embraced by individuals of our nation. Step by step the utilization of E-business is mounting. The following enormous field of the period is M-business (Mobile-trade) the following venture to E-trade. Individuals are quickly receiving the idea of M-trade. M-trade empowers the client to attempt the transaction in a straightforward and opportune way through the utilization of a cell. M-business the idea of cutting edge is changing the method for transac…

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AAKASH - The Entrepreneurs Community

Google Hangout with Enactus India Representative

The Consulting and Entrepreneurship Club of IIM Raipur, hosted a Google Hangout by Enactus India Representative Ms Gauri Kamat .



Besides providing opportunities to students, many insights related to Social Entrepreneurship were given by the speaker. Students had an interactive session with Ms Gauri.



My experience of ‘Aakash’- The entrepreneurs meet

I was late for our 5thAakash meet. With slight hesitation, I entered the auditorium. I had missed the lecture by Mr. Rahul Jain, however, by now Mr.Anand Singhania had already taken the center stage. Mr. Singhania is the MD of Avinash Group and belongs to first generation of entrepreneurs. He is commonly known for his impeccable aura, energy and enthusiasm in the circles and every bit of these qualities were reflected in him that day. There was an eagerness in his eyes to interact with the young minds of IIM Raipur.  Very vividly he touched upon the 10 lessons, which he has learnt over these years. He spoke of how he made the decision to be an entrepreneur and how he took that bold step. He ended with the note ‘follow your passion’, something which he has followed all his life. He then answered questions posted by lot of students and then made way for Mr. Ramesh Agarwal.


Mr. Ramesh Agarwal is the MD of Sambhav group.  There are very few people who remain grounded, in spite of having …

IIM Raipur holds the 5th ‘Aakash’ Entrepreneurs Meet

Indian Institute of Management Raipur organized the 5thAakash Entrepreneurs meet on 16th August. Conceptualized and executed by the Consulting and Entrepreneurship Club, IIM Raipur, the 5thAakash meet saw the presence of 3 successful entrepreneurs from Raipur itself. Mr. Anand Singhania, MD, Avinash Group - Builders & Developers, Mr. Ramesh Agrawal, Director, Real Ispat / GK TMT Group and Mr. Rahul Jain, Director, Sambhav Group & President- Rotary Club of Raipur Cosmopolitan were welcomed by Dr. Sanjeev Prashar, Chairman, Consulting and Entrepreneurship Club. The dignitaries addressed and interacted with the gathering of the IIM students and 10 other entrepreneurs from Raipur. Mr. Rahul Jain highlighted the importance of having belief in your idea and illustrated his point with an impactful video. He shared his experience about his struggle to enter the textile industry and establish a successful business. He further pointed out that ‘Happiness is Successand urged the student…