Success Mantra For Service Based Startups

Big Basket, Grofers, ABOF, Foodpanda, Pepper tap, Tinyowl, Zimmber, Housejoy, Practo: how many of these service based Startups’ do you think are going great guns at this point…

What Start-N-Excel Can Do For Startups

From Idea Validation to Connecting you with the right set of Investors, Start-N-Excel assists your Startup at every stage. Call us on +917878878881 and our Business Consultant will…

Startup Survival Rules

According to IBM Study ‘Entrepreneurial India’, 90% of Indian start-ups fail within the first five years of their launch. Maybe keeping a check of few basics will go…

In Conversation With eChai |Startup Talks

In our next episode of Startup Talks, we interacted with the poster boy of Start-Up Ecosystem in Ahmedabad and a wildly known figure across the StartUp circle in…

Bootstrapping vs VC Funding

Whether to start with a small bank size & scale up through FUNDING or make financial arrangements for a year or two as you go about building your…

Angel & Seed Funding is taking a backseat.

A recent survey by VCCircle (https://www.vccircle.com/how-many-indian-startups-got-funded-last-quarter/) shows slowdown in Seed and Angel deals in the period July-September 2017 period by 53% as against the same period in 2016…

Key Performance Indicators For Tech Based StartUps

For Technology Based Startups, it is highly essential to focus on some Key Performance Indicators to progress from a Start-Up status to avail significant recognition in the industry….

Funding Types

Funds are the lifeline of any business. And who better than a StartUp to understand the value of funds! From Friends & Family to Venture Capitalist, the FUNDING…

Surviving The Pre-Funding Period

Thinking of a StartUp or the Entrepreneurial bug has already bitten you? Be it any of them, Funding is one battle that’s a constant, as not only those…

In Conversation With Solo Traveller | StartUp Talks

STARTUP TALKS is a talk series where we cover entrepreneurial journeys of budding startups in India. Recently, we interacted with BHavin Bhavsar, Founder, Solo Travellerswho is an ardent solo traveller,…

6 Points To Consider Before Asking For Funds

FUNDS are the lifeline of any business. Whether you are STARTING-UP or scaling ahead, funds are the core on which you would build your product/service idea.  But it’s…

In Conversation With Menza Motors | StartUp Talks

The StartUp Talks is a talk series where we cover entrepreneurial journeys of budding startups in India. This time, Menza Motors has made the cut. Menza Motors is an Ahmedabad based…

Things Investors Look For In A StartUp

StartUp culture has shaped user convenience in a big way, especially so in Urban India. Most of the StartUp successes which inspire today’s generation hail from big cities…

7 StartUps Lessons – Every Founder Should Know

Whether you’re right out of business school with a splendid idea that has all the qualities of becoming a successful StartUp or carry a baggage of industry experience…

7 Dialogues Of Game Of Thrones That Are Prefect For A StartUps!

Game Of Thrones is one epic series which wakes India up at 7AM every Monday morning. #MondayBlues are sure to follow when your favourite character gets killed. And…

8 Things An Investor Looks For In An Entrepreneur!

Gone are the days when an idea used to make the cut for Investors. Nowadays, the #Entrepreneur & their team are taken into equal consideration as that is…

7 StartUp Mistakes To Avoid

Whoever said running a StartUp is easy work, our country, India, is surely alien to them. StartUp culture has seeped deep into the corners of this country after…

In Conversation With Manit Singh Bhatia, Founder, Act It Out | StartUp Talks |

Start-n-Excel presents STARTUP TALKS where we cover entrepreneurial journeys of budding startups in India. Recently, we interacted with Manit Bhatia, Founder, Act It Out, which is a platform…

Motherhood & Entrepreneurship by Hirva Prithiani

On the eve of #MothersDay , we got talking to Hirva Prithiani, a successful Woman Entrepreneur & A Proud Mother. The conversation takes us into a Working Women’s life & how…

Startups’ Struggle to Funding

The story of Indian StartUps’ has been a journey of ups and downs through the years. The initial StartUp boom started few years ago & resulted in establishing…

Find Car Parking In Crowded Places via Valetise App

Finding parking space in crowded places or busy streets is a big pain, especially in Tier 1 cities.  This Ahmedabad based startup looks to ease this pertinent problem…

Elements That Leads A StartUp Towards Success! – Bill Gross

Bill Gross has launched more than 100 companies in the last 20 yrs through Idealab. And when he says these elements shape StartUp Success, we better pay attention…

Due Diligence Services

StartUps’ registered with us go through extensive training & mentoring before blowing the horns for investment. Register with us now & make your StartUp Investment Ready. Register now…

STARup 2017 – Bangalore

Here are few moments of our visit to Bangalore for STARup 2017.   Happiness is when you get the best response amongst the competition at a crucial business…

Learnings from The Bahubali Team!

Be it the research, the product, the marketing or the strategies, there are learnings in abundance for any STARTUP from a gigantic success like Baahubali. Here are few…

Rules of Pitching by Guy Kawasaki

According to Guy Kawasaki Pitching has a Rule of 3 (10/20/30) First rule is 10 Slides. Second rule is 20 minutes. Third rule is 30 font size.

Tools For StartUps

Here are few Business Tools that StartUps will find useful in their day-to-day functions.  Close.io – a Sales-focused CRM It reduces the workload by tracking communications. Measure your…

Ebook for StartUps

What better way to start the day, than a book that motivates and guides you. There’s no better time to introduce our new feature, Startup Book Reviews. So,…

8 basic steps that won’t take more than 8 seconds to read, but which will help you save considerable time hereon.

What makes a successful entrepreneur?

How an Entrepreneur’s mentality differs from a regular person’s mentality.

World Health Day – GoDoctr

On World Health Day, Start-n-Excel presents to you a Startup that is changing the concept of healthcare in India and Changing Lives. GoDoctr Ajay Goyal, with a vision…

Story of VIER3 Team

Team VIER 3 of Vadodara Institute of Engineering, Vadodara also participated at the Smart India Hackathon 2017, an initiative by the Government of India to showcase world’s biggest…

Story of Job Store

JobStore is like a Retail Store where the user can walk through and get a job or get ready for a Job. JobStore is 1st of its kind…

Story of NextOnPlanet

Amit Varshney, is the founder of “NextOnPlanet.” Amit is an avid traveller and hiker and has completed 5000 KM bike ride in the Himalayas and scaled 19000 ft….

Story of Feelinglone

The Founders met while working as a part of an NGO event and as they were all focusing towards humanity and charitable events, the synergies matched and they…

Story of Tinker Bot

TinkerBot is an AI based chatbot StartUp, geared towards transforming the Indian Education System. TinkerBot was the brainchild of Apurva Muthe and later on the founding team was…

Women’s Day Story – LetsWalk

To bring the curtains down on our Women’s Day Campaign, we present to your our last and final energised woman entrepreneur. Pooja Gupta, is a young Bangalore based…

Women’s Day Story – MyTrip Karma

On Women’s Day, Start-n-Excel salutes Women Entrepreneurs. These Women have shown guts and grit and inspire us immensely. 🙂 Kavita Khandhadia is the CoFounder of MyTripKarma.com. MyTripKarma which…

Women’s Day Story – PooriShaadi

On Women’s Day, Start-n-Excel salutes Women Entrepreneurs. These Women have shown guts and grit and are an inspirations for us. 🙂 Amrita Kar, the Co-founder of PooriShaadi, is…

Story of Eventdekho

The idea of Eventdekho came into existence after 2 young college students took to task in the year 2016. The “two to tangos” as they call themselves got…

Anatomy of an Entrepreneur!

Exiting a StartUp – How to Maximize Your Returns

Most young entrepreneurs don’t fancy running their StartUp forever or take it from a StartUp to a big business and finally a Fortune 500 company. The fact is,…

Importance of an MVP (Minimum Viable Product)

As a StartUp, you and your co-founders need to take an important decision pretty early on. This concerns whether you would build an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) or…

Customer Acquisition or Revenue Generation – Chicken versus Hen Story

It’s the same chicken and hen story for every StartUp – should you focus on customer acquisition or target revenues. While ideally, any StartUp would look for both…

Basics of Seed Funding for StartUps

Seed funding is one of the most important stages of any StartUp. In fact, it is more like breast milk that babies need for the first few months…

How Much Equity Should A StartUp Share With Investors?

This is one question that most StartUps’ need to deal with sooner than they expect. Capital is the fuel that propels any idea and turns it into a…

I Have a Million Dollar Idea – How Do I Sell It?

You have a million dollar idea and you have already planned what to do, when you become a rock star entrepreneur whose story inspires a million others. But…

Seed Funding at Ideation Stage – Things a StartUp Must Know

Imagine a StartUp scene where an entrepreneur, a couple of them or a large group are sitting and discussing a wonderful business idea. It’s not surprising that many…

PR Activities You Should Cover When You Get Funded

Analysts would often make you believe that StartUps’ are having a field day, successfully attracting investors and launching their products/ services with ease. But that’s not how the…

6 Most Common Startup Blunders and How to Fix them

In the StartUp environment, it is easier to fail than succeed. For every Google, Amazon or Flipkart there are thousands of others who didn’t rise up to the…

What is Vlog and how it can help grow your startup in 2017

Are your blogs failing to garner expected viewership or interest in your business? Are you looking for an innovative marketing strategy that would propel you to newer heights?…

Indian Startup Investment Report 2016

Veloz TechForm’s Annual Startup Investment Report offers deep insights into investments in Indian StartUps’ in 2016. The report has some interesting stories to tell about StartUp funding across…

Most common funding options for your business startups

You quit your well-paying 9 to 5 job to follow a wonderful dream. Though you and your co-founders may have pulled in all your savings it just isn’t…

The Year 2016 – Start-n-Excel a Platform for StartUps’ took first tiny steps

The Start-n-Excel Team from Ahmedabad, visited two important events in 2016, the Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit (VG 2016), held at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, on the 21st and 22nd…

StartUp Funding Basics – Part II

Continued from Part I, here we discuss the Series Round of Funding. Series Rounds of Funding The Series Rounds comprise of multiple Funding Rounds but are clubbed together…

StartUp Funding Basics – Part I

India being among the fastest growing economies in the world is buzzing with entrepreneurial activities. However not all great ideas translate into successful business. It is estimated that…

Vizag startup summit 2017 in Guntur India : Register now at Start-n-Excel

The New Year 2017 begins for Veloz Techform with a trip down South, geographically of course… Start-n-Excel, the online startup community hosted by Veloz Techform LLP, is to…

The beginner’s guide for startup on how to pitch angel investor

It is time to raise capital for your startup and you have contacted a few Angel investors. Having a few butterflies in your stomach is quite natural but…

7 must follow tips for startups before approaching angel investors

Thousands of ideas are born every day in the toilet seat, while driving back from the office, taking one’s pet out for a stroll or while sipping a…

Digital marketing guide for the startup ride

What is digital marketing? It is the term used to describe the marketing services of integrated market used to attract, convert and even engage customers online. Digital marketing…

Growth hacking – your tool to success

Growth hacking has been around and the word has taken many business owners in its grip. Every new start-up is looking for growth hackers to make millions of…

How can marketing automation support startups through festive season?

The festive season has already knocked the door and this is the right time for most of the retailers especially the one dealing in consumer good to make…

Marketing automation – The secret element that will make your startup thrive

Any new business has a lot of work on its to-do list, but as compared to the earlier times, the modern world and entrepreneurs are blessed with technologies…

Are you a teenager interested to enter the startup world? Tips for young entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is the new buzz word that seems to be becoming the talk of the town. The latest development can be traced from the fact that most of…

Is coworking right for you? Arguments both for and against coworking space

With the rise in real estate prices, it became very easy and convenient option for start-ups or freelancers to pay a small amount to operate in a readymade…

Why is coworking space more convenient for entrepreneurs?

With the evolving professional work culture, the methods of work are also changing. Professionals are becoming more flexible with their working skills, geographies, time and money. The concept…

Understanding how e-wallet is changing definition of transactions

Basically, a wallet is something which holds money, credit card, debit card, shopping cards, ID proof etc. When you are already out for shopping and you forget your wallet…

A deep dive into online marketplace : how does it works, pros and cons

A marketplace is generally a location where people purchase or sell goods and services. It is the place where the seller meets the buyer, whether it is a…

Role of Mentor or Consultant in Startup

Chances are many of you won’t recognize these names – Rajeev Motwani, Bill Campbell, and Don Graham. But the moment we say that these names have distinguished association…

10 Startup Mistakes You Should Avoid

“It is not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen” – Scott Belsky, founder of Behance. Ideas are the core of any startup but are ideas enough for…

When to Pivot Your Startup?

Do you think that having a brilliant idea is enough for a startup to be successful? Think again, because an idea may not just be enough to sail…

Difference between Seed Funding and Venture Capital Funding

One of the greatest pitfalls of a startup is convincing investors that your idea is going to work. It is not easy to tell financers that you have…

All You Need to Know About Startup Life Cycle

Setting up a startup is not easy. But if you have an idea that you think deserves to be shared, if you think that you have a solution…

7 Ways to Select Your Team For Startup

Startup is the new buzzword. Anyone with a unique idea deems it fit for a startup route. But that’s not entirely true. Though you need a very good…

10 Startup Terminologies That Should Be Part of Your Vocabulary

As an entrepreneur are you planning on boot-strapping or is it the help of a venture capitalist that you are interested in? In either case you would need…