Baahubali- a fantasy reopened, identity unmasked!

Its not often you come across a multimillion grosser which is scripted and produced in south India exceeding all comparisons to Dangals, Sultans as they suppposedly appeal successfully to a greater India, but, BBali, a multilingual production has captured the fantasy of the biggest movie going population in the world and is the highest grosser … Continue reading Baahubali- a fantasy reopened, identity unmasked!

What did AIB knockout tell me all about?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObgVW__ufY4   The AIB expletives fest seemed to have captured the fancy of all and sundry - funnily, some of the common reasons that people point out - it's so cool (i so badly feel liberated now that i can mouth B@#$ch*D, M@#$%C&*D in front of the whole wide world and the choicest of other hindi … Continue reading What did AIB knockout tell me all about?

What is the logic behind OPEC’s decision to not cut the supply even as the oil prices continued to fall?

Answer by A Quora admin:There are 4 main reasons floating around for keeping up the supply or even increase, despite the drop in prices; this is a big move and unforeseen as Saudi like many other OPEC countries depends on >$100 oil prices to sustain its welfare scheme an fund its budget:Negate the shale oil … Continue reading What is the logic behind OPEC’s decision to not cut the supply even as the oil prices continued to fall?

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Disruptive Innovation Part 2: Will the Big Numbers Result In Big Success this Time?

Fostering Innovation; aiding in creating disruptive technologies; embracing technological & business risk seem to be the key success factors of CVCs – financial returns appears to be the by product of such efforts, which is the key differentiator between an Institutional VC and a Strategic investor – like any other growing trend, the CVCs have mushroomed in the last four years totalling more than 1100, remains to be seen if their objectives are consistently met – its almost a delicate balance act given corporates are still need to be answerable for the performance of their Venture units to their shareholders…

Re-Imagining Corporate Innovation with a Silicon Valley Perspective

I started writing these posts with the hypothesis that in their effort to innovate, corporations must re-invent the traditional R&D model with one that augments the R&D efforts with venture investments, acquisitions, strategic partnerships and startup incubation. Corporate VCs (CVCs) are expected to play a big role in this innovation quest. With that in mind corporations are establishing such groups in record numbers, including corporations from industries that have not traditionally worked with venture capital. Corporations have been providing their venture organizations with significant size funds to manage, and expect them to invest in companies of various stages and geographies. Today’s CVC prominence can result in many advantages for entrepreneurs and co-investment partners but also carries risks, many of which are due to the way CVCs are set up and operate within the broader corporate structure. In the last blog I examined how the disruption of institutional VCs (IVCs). In…

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Branded for life – brands as icons and role models in a post modern world?

 A lot of marketers swear that consumer brands are living and breathing beings - I don't plan to disagree - only piquant that still need a human brand ambassador often to make the 'alive' connection. And, that's a paradox, is this the doing of marketers, business compulsions or its a factor of sheer consumer pull?But, … Continue reading Branded for life – brands as icons and role models in a post modern world?

The Risks of doing business in India

The business risk of operating in India spiked this summer after the arson and ensuing disruption to production at Maruti Suzuki’s factory in Manesar, Haryana. Labor-related unrest dents investors’ confidence. It’s not an exclusive problem for India – most emerging markets like China, Indonesia and Thailand experience industrial disputes, emanating from factors such as tension … Continue reading The Risks of doing business in India

Every Purush has a Prakriti – serpentine bond of male and female energy

I saw her gliding down in her dark skirt from a pinkilicious bike Formative years of mine assaulted by her feminine form While i gaped with innocence at her sparkling eyes and the eager face, her breasts bobbed with perfection sync'ing with her shining mane, i was fixated in a fantasy spot...later returning to haunt … Continue reading Every Purush has a Prakriti – serpentine bond of male and female energy