The Ugly Indian Chronicles Volume 13: Close Encounter of the Babu Kind

Last evening, I visited the The Ugly Indian Facebook page after a long time. While I was sleeping, they’ve apparently continued doing what they do best, you know, beautifying Bangalore and changing people’s behavioral patterns. The latest iconic street that received their makeover was Commercial Street. It’s all Mr. Manivannan’s fault that I’m writing this …

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Mentor or advisor? What do you need for your enterprise?

[Editor’s Note: Ennovent, an early stage social investor fund which morphed into an accelerator of innovations for sustainability in low-income markets, recently hosted a gathering of entrepreneurs and mentors. The insights from the gathering were gleaned into an article which their Communications Manager (Perzen Patel) has shared with me. How mentors are different from advisors and …

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This Week in Social Enterprise Jobs – Volume 4

Disclaimer: The title of this post suggests that I do these posts every week but alas! the reality is that it’s more like every quarter or so. Volume 3 (Aug 2012) featured jobs from Mumbai-based Desta and in Volume 2 (May 2012) I cherry picked jobs from Khosla Impact’s portfolio companies. The trigger for this edition …

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