#WhenIWas15

To celebrate its 15th birthday, LinkedIn encouraged people to share their reflections under #WhenIWas15. Reading those essays, I realised with a shock that I remember very little of when I was 15. Except that it was the year our family bought a colour television and I made acquaintance of Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes. It […]

Indian startups must face up to sexual harassment

This article first appeared on FirstPost on January the 4th, 2018. Time’s up, reportedly, for a well-known high profile evangelist and investor in the Indian startups. A police case has been registered against his alleged sexual harassment of women, who had approached him for advice. This is providing a much-needed opportunity for reflection and corrective […]

Facebook is here to stay

An interesting thing about being plugged into the startup world is the frequency with which one sees “new ideas”. Many of them, alas, are just old ideas being rebranded or old ideas that the person proposing them is not aware of. Facebook’s widely documented travails, with legislators inquiring into Facebook’s role in the 2016 US […]