Saurin Shah, CEO @ Sift Shopping

Saurin Shah on Sift Shopping, Startups and Silicon Valley

by Naagon September 30, 2014
  A serial entrepreneur who has been interested in entrepreneurship right from the school, Saurin Shah packs a punch with great startup advice drawn from his own experiences. He is currently the CEO and Co-founder @ Sift Shopping. I recently had an interesting conversation with him at Plug and Play Tech Center, a startup accelerator […]

Startups at CIE, IIIT, Hyderabad

Startups say – Aisa aur kahaan, sirf CIE mein (Where else, only in CIE)

by Naagon February 28, 2014
  I re-visited the International Institute of Information Technology campus in Hyderabad (IIITH), the home to Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) as a follow-up to my earlier encounter with its chief and as part of my continuing coverage of startups and startup ecosystem in Hyderabad. After I headed home from that meeting and as […]


Srinivas Kollipara

Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Hyderabad

by Naagon February 18, 2014
  The International Institute of Information Technology, established during the end of the last century is one of the leading institutes of this century in India. It is an autonomous university located in Hyderabad, the capital city of south Indian state(s) of Andhra Pradesh (and to-be formed Telangana). The institute is also home to Centre […]


Helping startups succeed Globally

by Naagon February 16, 2014
Hedge-Square is a boutique consultancy firm that helps startups go global. Specifically, they help startups incorporate globally and expand into other markets. The firm handles all the legal, financial compliance, and corporate management advisory which a business would need to startup in any country or domestic region. Hemant Shah, the young Founder & CEO of […]


Pictured above (left to right): Jasminder Singh Gulati, Nitin Jain, Ronak Kumar Samantray

NowFloats – The startup with the right team and at the right place

by Naagon February 14, 2014
  NowFloats is a Hyderabad based startup which is floating high. They help businesses of any size to easily create and manage a classy website in English as well as in few regional languages, all with a simple SMS. This makes lot of sense in a linguistically diverse nation like India with multiple dialects where […]


Startups in The Valley

by Naagon February 8, 2014
  As part of my coverage of startups in Hyderabad, I came across the Siddique brothers. The trio – Sharjeel, Rahil & Sohail started, a co-working space based in Hyderabad and located in the heart of the city at Banjara Hills. The idea to start TheValley came from Sharjeel when he was discussing with […]