Why honesty still is the best policy….in entrepreneurship.   Startup entrepreneur: I am having trouble with a particular business of mine. It is spread across …

What do you mean with “I will start when I am ready”! When will that “Ready” stage come? The state of “readiness” or chasing that …

The customer doesn’t understand my product. Such a dolt! My product is so great, has so many features – and the customer doesn’t understand. He’s …

Let us take cricket as an example. I open the innings. And I want to improve. Whom do I listen to? My captain, my coach, …

Who’s a mentor? Why is a mentor important? When do we need one? Entrepreneurs range from “I know everything, I don’t need any advice” to …


Pravin Shekar

I am a start-up specialist, Entrepreneur, Research evangelist, Speaker and Event conceptualizer / organizer. I am a man of many moods - and I imbibe and spread positive energy – and in DOing more. I love Traveling, Networking and Photography... and click rather eclectic pics that include drainage covers, park benches, windows, pathways and lamp-posts! And on the “Do” part, I organize events – Market Research, Entrepreneurship and Sports (Triathlons).


  • Emerging Leader in Marketing Research, American Marketing Association (4 under 40)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award: SVCE
  • Silver Rank Holder - Indian Institute of Management Indore, EPGP
  • Outstanding Student Award - Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
  • Recipient of the 'President's Scout Award' from the President of India

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