Monthly Archives: March 2011

The future of strategy consulting

For MBA students, one of the most desired careers after graduation is Management Consulting (the others being Investment Banking, Investment Management, and Private Equity/Venture Capital). While browsing, I came across an interesting article in HBR which talks about the trends … Continue reading

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More on the Startup Visa

Last week, I wrote on why the US is the best place for entrepreneurship and cited that the attitudes of the people, who mattered the most (VCs, Angels, entrepreneurs, and legislators), as the primary reason for this. Refer:  https://koonal.wordpress.com/2011/03/15/why-is-the-us-the-best-place-for-entrepreneurship/ I … Continue reading

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Web vs Mobile: Application Design

So I was talking about mobile apps with a friend of mine, who’s really interested in mobile payments, and she mentioned that Mastercard’s mobile strategy was to develop many different smartphone applications – each doing a different thing (for e.g. … Continue reading

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Why is the US the best place for Entrepreneurship?

Over the past 2 years (since the financial crisis), I have heard people saying that America is on it’s way down. Inevitably, their argument centers around the fact that China and India have a cheaper, as intelligent, and larger labor … Continue reading

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Zynga makes me eat my words

So about 2 years ago, I got a flurry of Farmville updates on my Facebook status page. Obviously annoyed at this, I often commented to my friends (many of whom are in the tech industry) about how annoying and useless … Continue reading

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