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How to find success in your mentoring role?

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Are you a seasoned entrepreneur looking to give back to the startup community? Maybe you have a specific area of expertise in which you might offer assistance. At Coffeemug.ai, we believe in passing down the knowledge to help create the next generation of successful entrepreneurs. This networking platform is equipped with some of the best startup mentors in India and believes in supporting the...

How networking can help women advance in their careers

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Woman + Networks = Career Advancement? Women’s networks have been on the rise for a reason. They have become an important component in the fight to break through the glass ceiling and gain leadership positions. These networks have been described as a response to persistent exclusion from informal male networks, a healthy developmental activity, or a useful tool for organizations that value...

74% of senior professionals would prefer working with a start-up instead of a corporate: CoffeeMug talent report

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CoffeeMug is a fast-growing community of over 2,50,000 senior professionals, business leaders, CXOs, founders & investors. As we see opportunities flourishing from both startups & corporates in 2022, we conducted a survey amongst our members to understand what the senior professionals prefer Startups or Corporates & what influences their decision. We received responses from 1250+...

Quick guide on how to find a CTO with right skills and experience

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Any new startup that ventures into software development will, at some point, find that it can become challenging to manage the technical aspects of the process. Attempting to scale up development efforts from ground zero without the right amount of experience can cause things to fall apart really quickly.  In addition, if the product fails to meet customer needs, the burn rate will...

Factors to consider when hiring C suite executives

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With the boom in the tech industry over the last couple of years, every entrepreneurial mind in the industry is looking at grasping the best benefits from the market. However, in most cases startup founders are intimidated by the idea of development teams, hiring developers and building the production from scratch. On the whole, the technology part of setting up the architecture, finding the...

Seed funding guide from Coffeemug experts

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A startup seed germinates when a breakthrough innovation that solves a problem is discovered, but it requires funding to gain traction. According to studies, this is the reason why over 90% of Indian startups fail in early inception. One of the most important components that businesses must fulfil in order to lower their chances of failure is effective seed funding. This comprehensive Guide to...

How to invest small amounts of money in startups?

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A decade ago, to invest in a startup, you were required to possess a lot of money and have a lot of connections. It’s no longer the case, and ordinary investors can now easily participate in interesting startup opportunities through several portals. From an Investor perspective Consider private investors like ‘Angel investors’ and ‘Venture capitalists’ Angel investing: If you are thinking...

How to invest in Indian startups?

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How do I invest in startups?  This is a common question among people who wish to invest in startups and gain valuable experience as well as high returns.  India is home to one of the world’s youngest populations, and its economy is rapidly growing. This makes India an attractive place to invest in startups, as they are poised to benefit from the country’s ongoing growth...

How to create a remote place to brainstorm creative ideas?

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When we worked in a typical office environment before the pandemic, brainstorming with team members meant either scribbling ideas on a whiteboard, using sticky notes for flowcharts or holding large brainstorming sessions to get the creative juices flowing. With those routes on hold, for the time being, it’s more crucial for managers to figure out ways to streamline work procedures and...

How to find jobs in startups in India?

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Companies are continuing to lay off employees as the third wave of the pandemic unfolds, affecting various sectors of the economy to varying degrees. Despite this, the startup revolution continues, more often than not, out of necessity rather than choice. In case you are one of the teeming millions that is job hunting, startup jobs are worth considering given the circumstances. Whether it is...

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