And what about the me-toos?

At Jaaga Startup we get a lot more applications than we can accept into our coworking space. This leads to questions internally about selection criteria, primarily around me-too startups. We have tended to reject these startups as not innovative enough and we are now questioning our bias.   I come from corporate land where a lot of new product/process development involves transfer of technology from other industries and markets. This is rightly lauded as innovation and there is a well-established…

What is news?

A quick must read before crafting a Press Release by Julien Newman- Founder of Mayvin, a Jaaga Startup. Points to remember : WHAT IS NEWS? – Happening today and won’t happen tomorrow. -Locally relevant. (Publish multiple press releases if necessary) – Hasn’t been said/done before. – Isn’t common knowledge. – Ties into something that is news. – Matters to the audience. – Spokespeople can be the news. WHAT IS NOT NEWS? – Promotion for your startup. – Recurring. Happening over…

Raghuvir Kasturi talks about React + Flux

Facebook’s Flux is changing client-side apps How is Facebook’s Flux architecture changing the way we build rich client-side applications? What problems do React + Flux solve? How do they compare to the competition, Angular.js in particular? Is React + Flux ready for production? If any of these questions keep you awake at night, this session at  Jaaga, held on 24th April at 5:00pm was the solution to it all! Here’s a peek at what was spoken about at the talk:…

OnePlus India at Jaaga Startup

We were ecstatic to have Mr. Miguel Martin Romero, Chief Evangelist at OnePlus conduct a talk at Jaaga Startup penthouse. A sneak at what Miguel spoke about, ‘OnePlus was born in Dec. 2013. Founded by our CEO, Pete Lau, the company announced its first device on April 23rd, the One. Lau has spent his entire career in the technology industry. Tired of the expensive yet low quality phones on the market, OnePlus tries to make the best choices for its users…

Mobhe, a Jaaga startup conducts a ‘Preventive Dental checkup’ Camp

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Mobhe healthcare, a startup at Jaaga recently conducted a ‘Dental check-up’ drive for employees at Jaaga and Babajobs. It was a successful drive with employees of 10 companies signing up with 35 checkups and 12 treatments. The drive was facilitated by 3 doctors and 2 assistants who did a great job with quality dental treatment service. Everyone, who availed the service had a broad-shiny teeth smile on their faces all through-out-the-day. The general feedback was very positive, enthusiastic and encouraging….

LetsVenture’s Press Conference at Jaaga Startup Penthouse.

Jaaga was very delighted to host LetsVenture’s Press Conference, where they announced the launch of LetsIgnite – an initiative that aims to connect startups to the angel ecosystem. About LetsVenture:  LetsVenture is an online platform for startups and investors to facilitate angel and seed investments. Founded by Shanti Mohan and Sanjay Jha in 2013, LetsVenture connects startups with investors and startup programs as well. Last year, $6.5 million was raised on LetsVenture’s platform across 23 deals and 4900+ connections were…

4 Steps to Success

You are living through the dawn of the internet age ! Much of the wealth in the world was made by people who actively participated in the industrial revolution. The people today who actively develop web and mobile applications will have similar impact on the future. So if you’re exploring career options right now and you like technology and the impact its had on your life you should seriously consider learning to develop web and mobile software applications. There is…