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"User Centered" or "User Led" – Which one are you?

Every startup want to succeed by giving best service to their…
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15 Things to look for in a Product Manager - Part 3

In the previous blogs on this topic we have covered technology…
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15 Things to look for in a Product Manager - Part 2

My previous blog – part 1 of the series was focused on technical…
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15 Things to look for in a Product Manager - Part 1

Hiring a right Product Manager is always a big challenge purely…
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7 Product Management Principles for SaaS Products

The biggest challenge with building & scaling a SAAS product…
Product Team Structure

Product Management - Key Element of Startup Success

Developing a Product is significantly different from executing…
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Co-founder Conflict is GOOD

Here are the stats for the Divorce rates for Marriages in India.…
Co-Founder Agreement

7 Must Have Points in your Co-Founder Agreement

Co-Founder Agreement is the agreement between founders to define…

Firing People – A Founder’s Perspective

Firing People is a reality. It is very tough thing to do. The…
January 1, 2016/by Mayuresh Shilotri
Co-Founder conflict

13 signs of potential Co-Founder conflict

We all have heard and read about "Co-Founder conflict" the startup…
January 23, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar
User Centered

“User Centered” or “User Led” – Which one are you?

Every startup want to succeed by giving best service to their…
July 6, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar

34 Questions to ask your Angel Investor – Part 3 of 3

Welcome to the last post in this series. Once you are in advanced…
January 1, 2016/by Mayuresh Shilotri

Time for an Archangel Investor

I was wondering who first coined the phrase Angel Investor.…
December 30, 2015/by Mayuresh Shilotri
Product Team Structure

Product Management – Key Element of Startup Success

Developing a Product is significantly different from executing…
March 7, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar

15 Things to look for in a Product Manager – Part 1

Hiring a right Product Manager is always a big challenge purely…
March 15, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar

Co-founder Conflict is GOOD

Here are the stats for the Divorce rates for Marriages in India.…
January 31, 2016/by Mayuresh Shilotri

7 Product Management Principles for SaaS Products

The biggest challenge with building & scaling a SAAS product…
March 15, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar

4 ways to kill an entrepreneur in India

This is to all the parents/ society. Apologies for generalizing…
January 9, 2016/by Mayuresh Shilotri
Co-Founder Agreement

7 Must Have Points in your Co-Founder Agreement

Co-Founder Agreement is the agreement between founders to define…
January 23, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar

ANNOUNCEMENT: Interactive Intelligence Acquires Mumbai-based Customer360

This article was originally posted onDecember 10, 2015 on Customer360.co…
January 3, 2016/by Mayuresh Shilotri

15 Things to look for in a Product Manager – Part 3

In the previous blogs on this topic we have covered technology…
March 22, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar

34 Questions to ask your Angel Investor – Part 2 of 3

You can also catch Part one of this Series 34 Questions to ask…
January 1, 2016/by Mayuresh Shilotri

9 Questions to ask before building a new feature – Product Thinking

In the product management journey one of the key factor which defines…
March 9, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar

15 Things to look for in a Product Manager – Part 2

My previous blog – part 1 of the series was focused on technical…
March 22, 2016/by Mitul Thakkar

34 Questions to ask your Angel Investor – Part 1 of 3

We come across a lot of articles where "11 Questions that Angel…
December 31, 2015/by Mayuresh Shilotri

32 hard realities of being a founder

  You will rarely get the product right in first attempt Salaries…
January 3, 2016/by Mayuresh Shilotri
User Centered

“User Centered” or “User Led” – Which one are you?

Every startup want to succeed by giving best service to their users, by providing everything their user wants and keeping them happy. However most of these startup end up being “User Led” rather than “User Centered”. Whats the difference? Well lets look at the conversation below: ****************** Customer:  We love your product – but we need this […]

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15 Things to look for in a Product Manager – Part 3

In the previous blogs on this topic we have covered technology & product vision. In this part we are going to cover one of the core element of Product Manager i.e. to understand the user needs. Delivering the consistent user experience along with the features is one the key responsibility of a  product manager. Great ideas executed with bad […]

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15 Things to look for in a Product Manager – Part 2

My previous blog – part 1 of the series was focused on technical capability of the product manager. In this blog I will highlight the importance of having clear understanding of “Product Vision” for the product managers. Product Manager MUST have clear understanding of long term as well as short term goals. While recruiting you MUST ensure that you […]

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15 Things to look for in a Product Manager – Part 1

Hiring a right Product Manager is always a big challenge purely because of dynamic responsibilities of the role. For the other functions like engineering, sales there are lot of evaluation criteria’s available. However for product manager its often more subjective and it often depends on how well interviewer understands product management. Most of the companies do […]

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7 Product Management Principles for SaaS Products

The biggest challenge with building & scaling a SAAS product is how one can deliver simple user experience while covering maximum functional requirements.  Product Management becomes extremely crucial and huge factor between success and failure for SAAS businesses. Here are the 7 Principles any product manager should keep in mind building a SAAS application. Feature Prioritization […]

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9 Questions to ask before building a new feature – Product Thinking

In the product management journey one of the key factor which defines your success or failure is your ability to say “Yes” or “No” to any new feature. In our company we call this phase as “Product Thinking”. Customer requests are endless as they want to solve their own problem using your product. Building something for customers […]

Product Team Structure

Product Management – Key Element of Startup Success

Developing a Product is significantly different from executing any client Project. Project normally comes with its own deadlines & fix set of deliverables – however with product execution your goal is to deliver value. It may take various iterations before you deliver the expected value to your customers. In my opinion Product Team is the […]

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Co-founder Conflict is GOOD

Here are the stats for the Divorce rates for Marriages in India. http://www.divorcepad.com/rate/divorce-rate-in-india.html I am not sure if the stats are authoritative but they broadly its aligned with reality. In summary, divorce rate is growing in India. Startups are like marriages. Fortunately, parents don’t fix cofounders in a relationship. Co-founders seek out complementarity & come […]

Co-Founder Agreement

7 Must Have Points in your Co-Founder Agreement

Co-Founder Agreement is the agreement between founders to define things like equity breakup, initial contribution, roles & responsibilities, designations, approval rights & many more things. Most of the founder’s define these agreements keeping good times in mind – but remember agreements are made for the bad times. 62% of all startup fail because of co-founder conflict. This agreement […]

Co-Founder conflict

13 signs of potential Co-Founder conflict

We all have heard and read about “Co-Founder conflict” the startup world. Its very common. 62% of all the startups fail due to co-founder conflict. Co-founder conflicts are not because any of the co-founder is bad. In most of the cases things don’t work out as co-founders has different style of working. Most of the entrepreneurs fail […]

Mayuresh Shilotri

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