Rajesh Jain – Friend Of The BJP


wealthymattersRajesh Jain is a Mumbai based serial entrepreneur , investor, technologist and committed BJP supporter.He is the founder and Managing Director of Netcore Solutions Pvt Ltd.Should you wish to get to know him better,you can catch up with his views on his personal blog Emergic.org. He has been a key backroom player in creating the Narendra Modi wave on social media.He started the network of professionals called Friends of BJP and funded the right-leaning website NitiCentral .

He made many millions early on, when he sold his portal IndiaWorld-India’s first Internet portal which was launched in 1995-to Sify ,in 1999, for 500 crore.

He is currently invested in 11 companies through his own fund -Emergic Venture Capital.

  1. Novatium – Network Computers ($100 PC)
  2. Rajshri Media – Broadband and Mobile Portal
  3. Midas – Communications Equipment
  4. n-Logue – Rural Services
  5. ValueFirst – Enterprise Mobility (SMS)
  6. Greynium – Local Language Portals and Classifieds
  7. mChek – Mobile Payments
  8. New Horizon Media – Local Language Publishing
  9. Yos Technologies – Personal Healthcare Records
  10. Intelizon – Solar Energy for Rural Electrification
  11. Mobifusion – Consumer Mobile Apps

With Narendra Modi becoming a popular search term on the internet, it should be interesting to watch the what Rajesh Jain does next.

Should you be interested in an interview,check out the one here:Link

Atari at 40: Catching Up with Founder Nolan Bushnell


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Once upon a time, back in the 1960s, there was a videogame called Spacewar!

It was remarkably ingenious and addictive, and probably would have become a pop-culture phenomenon if it weren’t for its one downside: You could only play it on a mainframe or minicomputer, at a cost of $120,000 and up.

For that reason, Spacewar!‘s fan base consisted largely of students who were lucky enough to have access to university computer centers. Oftentimes they indulged in the game in the wee hours, when nobody was around to chastise them for wasting precious computing resources.

One of those Spacewar! enthusiasts was a University of Utah engineering student and part-time amusement-park arcade manager named Nolan Bushnell. He thought that videogames could be a big deal. “The only question,” he remembers, “was how to bring them to everyone, not just those of us who could sneak into a computer lab late…

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Learning From Alok’s Conversations


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Alok Kejriwal is a serial entrepreneur who founded Contests2win (c2w) in 1998. c2w was the world’s first customized brands promotions website and has retained its leadership position since then.Alok and c2w have gone on to create 3 new businesses – Mobile2win in China and India, Media2win and Games2win and have raised venture capital from top tier VC firms and financial institutions.

I am no fan of VC funded businesses in general.However I still find it useful to read about Alok’s business experiences.Do read the 9 stories below.I’m sure you too will find them useful.I have highlighted what I find interesting in red. Read more of this post

A Serial Entrepreneur Writes …….


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Saumil Majmudar (above) is the co-founder & MD of EduSports

Firms he has founded: Learn@Home, QSupport, Sportz-Village and EduSports

One thing he says he’d do differently now: He would not give up

His idea of the most exciting space to be in: Indian consumer space

Here he is in his own words:

When I was asked to write about my experience as a serial entrepreneur, I decided to first find out the definition of the term. This is what I got: “A serial entrepreneur is one who continuously comes up with new ideas and starts new businesses”. Read more of this post

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