Thursday, January 31, 2008

I Love DLF quarterly results

UPDATE 1-India's DLF consolidated net $544 mln, outlook strong | Industries | Financial Services & Real Estate | Reuters
NEW DELHI, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Indian real estate developer DLF Ltd (DLF.BO: Quote, Profile, Research) reported a quarterly consolidated net profit of 21.45 billion rupees ($544.4 million) on Wednesday, and said growth would remain robust on strong demand.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Best entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurial Success According to Paul Graham and Madeline Albright - VentureBlog
The best entrepreneurs were open minded and had good judgment. He contrasted that with failed entrepreneurs who were stubborn and had bad judgment. Paul stated that while having bad judgment could be a handicap for an entrepreneur, if you had both bad judgment and were stubborn, you would necessarily fail. I suppose in Graham's parlance, the President that Madeline Albright is looking for would be confident but open minded.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Bheema Mudhal mazhai

Level 3 from Level 2

Grow up MS. I think you can do better than this. The last thing you want to do is to leave investors in confusion. Its ok to be brave and write off whatever has to written ofF. Apparently Goldman has friends in level 3 now.

Morgan Stanley Reclassifies Assets, Receives Subpoenas on Subprime Debt -
Morgan Stanley also said in its SEC filing that during the fourth quarter ended Nov. 30, it reclassified $7 billion worth of funded assets and $279 million of net derivative contracts to Level 3 from Level 2. The reclassifications were "primarily related to the continued market and liquidity deterioration in the mortgage markets," the company said.

Indians in Midas list, I think the list should have more of them in future

12 Indian-origin persons in Forbes' Midas 100 list
12 Indian-origin persons in Forbes' Midas 100 list.

Monday, January 28, 2008

John the Midas

#1 L. John Doerr -
#1 L. John Doerr
01.24.08, 6:00 PM ET

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

2007 Rank: 2

Age: 56

Mentor and money man to founders of Google, Amazon, Intuit, Sun Microsystems. Determined to win war against global warming. In his arsenal: Amyris (biofuels and malaria drugs); Bloom Energy (solid oxide fuel cells); Miasole (solar panels). Backs companies related to other nightmare scenarios: avian flu, bioterrorism. Wants people to see green tech as savvy venture strategy, not granola: "We are raging capitalists." An avid politico, has campaigned on behalf of education reform, stem cell research. Made best friend Al Gore a KPCB partne

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Impact of a Possible U.S. Recession in India

Impact of a Possible U.S. Recession in India - Harvard Business Online's Conversation Starter
Impact of a Possible U.S. Recession in India
In summary, at the macro-level, a recession in the U.S. may bring down GDP growth, but not by much. At the micro-level, specific sectors could be affected. Innovation now may prove to be the engine for growth when the next boom occurs.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Idea to consider

Real-Estate Search Engine Roost Launches With Full MLS Listings
Real-Estate Search Engine Roost Launches With Full MLS Listings

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Pitching a VC

Pitching a VC -- The Basics Revisited - VentureBlog
1. Introduction

2. Team

3. Product

4. Market

5. Business Model

6. Competition

7. Financial

8. Conclusion

Fundamentals for a venture capital

Monday, January 14, 2008

Web based business models

I was looking for some thing similar and am glad some one did this.

A VC: The Long Tail Of Business Models

The Long Tail Of Business Models

Friday, January 11, 2008

Let's Make a Deal

Let's Make a Deal
Let's Make a Deal
Learn how to negotiate successfully by interpreting these 5 subconscious indicators.