If one were to decipher the start up world from a media coverage perspective, it would probably starts with funding and you guessed it right- end with news on funding. The investment lifecycle for VC’s lasts for around 7 years, at which point returns generated from the portfolio is looked into. It is during this harvesting period that investors expect their ventures to offer returns at levels that are in pursuant to the risk undertaken. Hence it becomes imperative for start-ups, especially those funded, to ramp up operations at levels that are profitable. However, before expanding, founders should analyze how
“Ideas are easy. It’s the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.” – Sue Grafton We often hear that an idea can change the world. It’s true, it can. However, an idea alone does not mean anything. It’s the execution that really counts. Over the years, we have helped several startups and entrepreneurs right from the ideation phase to implementation. One thing, which we can confidently say, is without the power of execution, your ideas are as good as nothing. Our firm belief and our advice to all entrepreneurs is: Execution is more important than Planning.