Startup Weekend Creative Edition – Bangalore

Startup Weekend Creative Edition is happening in Bangalore this weekend, June 20 – 22, at Thoughtworks in Kormanagala! This is a first of it’s kind event in India and Jaaga Startup is excited to sponsor the winners of the Best User Design award with 3 months of silver membership at our penthouse on Richmond Road.  We look forward to seeing what comes out of that creativity & brain power this weekend!    

From the Jaaga Startup Lounge: thoughts on adressing timely customer payment

In a recent discussion with some of our startups at Jaaga a topic that came up was cash flow.  Specifically, how to ensure timely payment by clients. You put time and effort into pricing your services, understanding your expenses, detailing cash flow over the month, quarter, year.  But then you find that the inflows (customer payments) are somewhat out of your control.   So you starting following up, but not harassing (client relationships are critical after all) and next thing…

Reflecting on INK Live

The Jaaga team’s trip to INK Live 2013 in Cochin started with a bit of a close call making it to the train (Bangalore traffic should never be underestimated!), but we all made it aboard just fine.  For me it was my first overnight train journey in India, something I’ve wanted to do since I arrived.  I find the expansive reach of the Indian rail system, both in distance and impact on the population, quite impressive.  And, I must admit,…