Author Archives: Kunal

Cloud Computing: NFV

So, I’m back in the world of tech and business that I love (after a small stint in Management Consulting). I’m working in India in Cloud Computing and learning a lot about the topic. One interesting topic that I am … Continue reading

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New Business Models in Investment Banking and Private Wealth Management

Just a few days ago, a friend and me were having a discussion about Investment Banking, Occupy Wall Street and if the banking model was efficient, adequate and deserving of the criticism or alternately, of the high salaries and bonuses. … Continue reading

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Skillshare

I co-founded an e-learning company. My business partner and me had a vision of creating a paradigm-changing tool that would let people create their own course online. For example, if you are a fantastic poker player (or at least you … Continue reading

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More on gaming

So I like Social Media but one company that I have been always critical about is Zynga. I hated getting Farmville notifications on my Facebook feed. But right after the Japan disaster, I read an article which made me change … Continue reading

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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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