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Amazon is perhaps the largest and most influential eCommerce aggregator in the world. A while ago, we posted an article about Amazon’s tremendous reach (ref: What’s the big deal about $1 out of every $2 spent online in the US going to Amazon? ). As an entrepreneur, there are several […]

What is the Amazon’s franchise program? How do I become ...


This was an interesting question that came from an online forum. Our editor’s response follows: The first thing to look for when investing in a start-up is the product or service. The legendary investor Warren Buffet is quoted saying “Invest In What You Know” Mr. Buffet loves the products and […]

Startup Q&A What is the first thing to look for ...


Why do most of the startups, whether launched by an IITian or not, fail miserably? Which ones really became successful? What are the reasons behind this? This was an interesting question that came from an online forum. Those who study startups agree that over 90 percent of startups are bound […]

Startup Q&A: Why do most of the startups, whether launched ...



As an editor of MyDigitalStartup.net I work closely with startups, founders, entrepreneurs, investors and VCs. At times it feels like I work as a product taster at Ben & Jerry’s or Baskin Bobbins ice cream chains who offer 100s of flavors As a product taster for Ben & Jerry’s, would […]

Q&A: How do we share an idea for a startup?


A Question from an online forum: Do you think the Indian government, like China, should protect Indian startups, like helping the e-commerce industry? Response by our editor, Mohan follows The question is too broad and open-ended, so let us examine what Government and government bodies are already doing to help […]

Should the Indian government protect Indian startups?





An interesting question on an online forum: Despite competition from big e-commerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart, and eBay, etc., how are new e-commerce startups coping?   Here are a couple of thoughts to ponder. Amazon, eBay, and other eCommerce companies have strong roots in the U.S. and have been operating […]

How are new e-commerce startups coping?


Would you start a start up idea/company which is already started by someone? Response by Mohan K, Editor @ MyDigitalStartup.net   Many startups and entrepreneurs struggle with the question you ask. It comes down to what you are trying to do: innovate with a completely new idea or execute really […]

Q&A: Would you start a start up idea/company which is ...