The 3 most important qualities an entrepreneur should have
Why is good governance important for a startup’s success?
The business environment for startups has completely changed. Many of them attract overseas funds. Compliance is non-negotiable. The non sequitur of taking shortcuts is simply not available anymore. It makes much more sense to create from the outset, an organization that emphasizes good governance and values. It is heartening to see that this generation of entrepreneurs feels strongly about doing the right thing. They are ambitious and they want to succeed, but they want to do it legally and honorably.
Why did you choose to be part of Kstart?
Kstart is addressing a very critical issue. How do you ensure that startups are created with the foundation and culture that will ultimately help them build a great institution? Currently, it’s a bit hit-and-miss. Kstart is creating a framework to ensure this happens consistently. The energy around Kstart is wonderful. The clincher was the fact that someone as respected as Vani is leading this initiative.
The one thing you wish you had known when you were 25
There is only so much you can do alone. Focus on recruiting and engaging people who will be the building blocks of your organization and ecosystem.
Books you’d recommend
Meet our other Catalysts