Business Centres Category: Entrepreneur

Yomillio Biz Summit Investor Pitch Winners at Evoma OMR

On Non 4, the Biz Summit event hosted by Evoma OMR attracted a large crowd of startups founders, SME owners, business leaders, mentors, innovators and other stakeholders who are part of the business ecosystem across India and some from different countries. We had startups competing to catch the attention of the attendees who included investors, mentors and some of the…

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 November 6, 2017  Dolly


How to Create a Marketing Budget, With Free Templates

Let me start by saying that you don’t need to learn how to create a marketing budget, because I’m going to give you free downloadable templates for it. Download, modify to include only the costs incurred by your marketing campaigns, and we’re all done. So what are we going to talk…

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 October 24, 2017  Dolly


What is a Lean Startup?

All startups are experiments in the first place, without any certainty of what’s going to happen. What is the business model? Is there a proof of concept or minimum viable product? Do you have a prototype, a plan for commercialisation? Is there a market for your product or solution? Do you have, or plan to raise, enough…

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 October 13, 2017  Dolly


Software to Increase Startup Revenue by 277%

As a startup, your primary concern is to start generating revenue and steadily grow it. All the hundreds of startup founders located at all the Evoma Business Centers in Bangalore, aided by their capable teams, work harder than most corporate executives. But…

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 October 9, 2017  Dolly


Inside Sales Tools for SaaS Founders

This guide on inside sales tools for SaaS founders, originally published on ProductNation, was written by Neel Padmanabhan, Global Client Partner, Enterprise Business and GM India, Lucep. We want to share with all you SaaS founders the valuable information and tools listed in this post, which takes you through the flow of the entire inside sales process. You’ll find tips…

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 October 7, 2017  Dolly


What is the Difference Between Startups and SMEs

Both startup founders and small business owners go through the same new business setup and growth curve in terms of investment and lack of a corporate structure. But their funding mechanisms are completely different, their route from idea to commercial operations is different, and their customer base is typically not the same either. 

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 September 7, 2017  Dolly


Analysis of Startup Failure Due to Premature Scaling Characteristics

We all know the economic importance of providing a business environment in which startups can thrive, but there’s no scientific method or formula that leads to successful startups. According to the Startup Genome Report, 90% of the time, startups fail due to self-destruction and…

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 August 26, 2017  Dolly


Workplace Health and Fitness at Evoma

India is already a member of the exclusive club of obese nations, with around 5% of its population affected with this malady. The IT and tech workforce takes a large and unhealthy slice of this 5%. Definitely, you don’t want to be one of them. In this post, I’m sharing with you a few things…

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 August 17, 2017  Dolly


5 Diets Designed For Startup Founders

The way you run your business and the way you eat are deeply connected. Let’s face it, you startup founders lead a very busy life and easily fall prey to the “Everything or Nothing” syndrome in which you focus all your energy on one project and usually overlook fitness. To assist you in putting your…

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 August 14, 2017  Dolly


How to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Startup

A startup is an all-consuming affair that will take over everything else in your life. You don’t have time for food, sleep, family and friends, and it’s all you can think of – all the time. One of the byproducts of this unhealthy lifestyle is that you either lose too much…

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 August 1, 2017  Dolly


Low-calorie Meal Recipes for Lean Startups

The startup workforce in Bangalore is the best in India, and arguably one of the best in the world. But they are notoriously lacking in the health department because of the nature of their work and the lack of set work hours. Today, I want to share with you a…

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 July 29, 2017  Dolly


The Connection Between Startup Growth and Your Office Space

We work with hundreds of startups, SMEs and consultants who are located at Evoma’s business centers across Bangalore, mentoring them, helping them raise funding, providing food and beverages, connections to buyers, various business support services, meeting and conference rooms, board rooms, reception desk, lounge for meeting clients, and…office space. There’s a…

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 July 21, 2017  Dolly


10 Productivity Hacks for Startup CEOs

As a startup founder or CEO, you are expected to do everything, preferably by yourself. You have the idea, you build the product, get the business up and running, raise funding, promote your startup, find the customers, and do the sales calls. All this takes up more time than you have. Then…

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 July 17, 2017  Dolly


Healthy Breakfast Tips for Startups That March on Their Stomachs

Startup founders and all you startup employees who work so hard need a huge amount of strength, energy and fitness to handle the growing workload. Getting the right start to the day is crucial, and breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what’s important in it? We asked our Chef Zaki to give…

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 July 14, 2017  Dolly


Top 10 Must-Have Skills for Startup Success

Take a look at the evoma.com home page. It’s a resource page for businesses, divided into sections – thinking of starting a business, starting a business, running a business, and growing a business. Each category requires a different set of skills and has its own set of business challenges.

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 July 3, 2017  Dolly


How to Find a Mentor for Your Startup

If you have a checklist of things you need as a startup founder, one of the top 5 would be mentorship. A mentor may provide material support, but their real value lies in the guidance and experience that they bring to the table. You may have a mentor in the family…

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 July 2, 2017  Dolly


Work-Life Balance Tips for Startup Founders

  No one said founding and running a startup is easy. It is a very demanding job that comes with stress, anxiety, emptiness and other related issues associated with burning the candle at both ends. The subject of work-Life balance is a dicey one and one that needs to…

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 June 25, 2017  Dolly


What is the Definition of Startup Success?

The sad part about offering shared office space for startups is that many of them leave and move into offices of their own when they start getting some traction. That’s one of the reasons why Evoma has different ranges of office space at different locations in Bangalore. We’re able to retain successful startups by offering…

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 June 23, 2017  Dolly


Why Bangalore Startups Are Not Ready to Cowork

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We have a lot of posts on all the good things about coworking and it’s benefits for startups and others who want to run a lean operation without any non-essential overheads. But the hard truth is that a large number of the startups located at our centres in Bangalore don’t want to give up their office and become coworkers. In…

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 June 16, 2017  Dolly


Startup Office Costs That You Can Eliminate

As a breed, startups tend to be cash-starved and desperate to find ways to cut corners, reduce costs and overheads, and make whatever little funding they have go further. If this is you, then we have here some fast and easy ways to eliminate startup office costs…

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 May 27, 2017  Dolly


30 Reasons Why Startups Fail

Startups have been the success story of the decade, especially in Bangalore where many founders are making it big. But for every startup success story, there are countless others who fail. These failed entrepreneurs are all still agonizing over the answer to that…

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 May 23, 2017  Dolly


How to Start a Software Company in India

Let’s start by tackling the incorporation part of how to start a software company in India. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India, has taken large steps toward simplifying the incorporation process. One step in that direction is the introduction of…

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 May 13, 2017  Dolly


Funding Strategies for Startups

Access to funding is one of the key challenge faced by startups. With no collaterals to produce or existing cash flow to show, many startups fail to get loans and are forced to stretch their existing funds to stay operational. Investors therefore view startups as a high…

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 May 6, 2017  Dolly


Crucial Considerations For Your Startup Space

Deciding on the right place to set up your startup space can be quite challenging. It is a big decision to make, because if you are not planning for your garage or basement to be your launch pad, then the cost of setting up an office will…

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 May 5, 2017  Dolly


What is the Cost of Renting an Office in Bangalore?

What is the rate here? This is a question that we hear a lot from business owners and startup founders who are looking for office space in a specific area in Bangalore. Since we provide serviced offices, we need to know the answer and…

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 April 29, 2017  Dolly


Incubation Tips on How to Grow a Startup

As one of the leading office space providers in Bangalore, Evoma constantly works with hundreds of startups, helping them find solutions to all their needs and challenges. We have found that it makes more business sense to provide the full suite of business support services to help startups…

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 April 17, 2017  Dolly


Top 10 Bangalore Hotspots for Meeting Startup Founders

You can call it networking or meetups. But deep down, startup founders, like any other species, just want to be part of the herd. Well, first you want to be part of the herd, and then you want to be the alpha -…

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 April 15, 2017  Dolly


Bootstrapping a Tech Startup in India – Challenges and Solutions

Private equity funds are on a buying spree. Venture capitalists are raising billions for investments in startups. Angels are spreading their wings more often and readily. Add to this the Govt. of India’s startup initiative “Fund of Funds” with a corpus of Rs. 10,000 crores, and plans for allowing pension funds to invest in private…

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 April 1, 2017  Dolly


Coworking India Spaces Grow Fast to Keep Pace With Startup Boom

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The Indian growth story is happening, and happening big. Whether it is FDI inflow or GDP or the number of new businesses being launched every year, all the benchmarks are pointing towards huge economic growth for India in this decade. Startups, MSMEs…

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 April 1, 2017  Dolly


5 Freelancer Problems That Coworking Spaces Can Solve

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The world of freelancers and freelancing is growing huge and powerful. This self-motivated pool of entrepreneurs and professionals in the workforce has managed to successfully shed negative perceptions. Freelancing is now considered as a hip and cool career option for trendy millennials, and that’s why it’s now progressing to the next level. An increasing number of freelancers…

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 March 25, 2017  Dolly


Studies Highlight Community as Secret of Cowork Success

Evoma coworking community

One of the good things about spending time in Evoma’s coworking space in Bangalore is that you get to meet and talk with coworkers who have personally used shared spaces in many cities. It’s amazing to watch them set up their stuff and get to work.

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 March 18, 2017  Dolly


Evoma Startup Success Story – Telemedicine Company HealthcareMagic

As part of a series of startup success story episodes featuring Evoma members, we are today talking to Shekhar Sahu, angel investor and cofounder of HealthcareMagic. The goal here is to seek tips, best practices and inspiration from our most successful startups and entrepreneurs, and share these startup success secrets with all of you. Evoma is…

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 March 13, 2017  Dolly


The Coworking Space Bangalore Startups Need For Scaling Fast

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One of the things we do to improve our coworking space in Bangalore is to get regular feedback from coworkers. It’s not a feedback form, but actual conversation with coworkers that tells us what they like, what irks them, and what would really help them grow their business. The one thing that keeps coming up repeatedly in these conversations…

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 March 10, 2017  Dolly


Six Desired Features in Coworking Space for Startups

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How do startups select a good coworking space in Bangalore? Location matters, obviously. That’s why the Evoma Business Centres offering serviced offices for SMEs, startups and corporate branches in Bangalore are located strategically in Whitefield, EPIP Zone, Marathahalli – Outer Ring Road, and in K.R. Puram on Old Madras Road. But when it comes to coworking, there’s a lot…

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 March 4, 2017  Dolly


Top 10 Coworking Bangalore Etiquette Tips

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Coworking space is a boon and refreshing change for work from home professionals, freelancers and startups, but one bad apple can quickly spoil the whole barrel. In this case, what it means is that you need to follow certain clearly spelled out  rules and also some unwritten ones that you can label as etiquette. What we…

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 February 20, 2017  Dolly


Bangalore Coworking Spaces Create New Startup Ecosystems

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Every metro city in India wants to be the next Silicon Valley, but it’s only happening at the scale needed in Bangalore, which is the only Asian city apart from Singapore in the world’s top 20 startup ecosystems listed by San Francisco-based Compass in their most recent Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. If you want factual…

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 February 13, 2017  Dolly


7 Roles of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development of a Country

Entrepreneurship plays an influential role in the economic growth and standard of living of the country. As a startup founder or small business owner, you may think that you are simply working hard to build your own business and provide for yourself and your family. But you are actually doing a whole lot more for your local…

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 February 13, 2017  Dolly


Financial Planning Guide For a New Business

Nearly 50% of new businesses fail to survive past the five-year point, and 90% will be gone after 10 years. If you’re wondering why the failure rate is so high, the top five reasons for business failure include three that are related to finance. One of them is failure to track your finances, the second one is…

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 February 4, 2017  Dolly


Coworking Trends and Statistics Infographic

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At the Evoma coworking space in Bangalore, we go by our motto of “Why work when you can cowork.” But if you’re wondering why cowork, the answer is laid out clearly in the coworking trends and statistics infographic below.  

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 January 21, 2017  Dolly


Top 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Starting a Business Online

We have lots of tips and guides if you’re thinking of starting a business online. But in this article, I’m going to tell you what not to do. Listed below are the five most common mistakes people make when starting a business and running it. Need help starting a business? 

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 January 21, 2017  Dolly


Email Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Business

Email marketing is still one of the most cost-effective ways to get more leads and online sales. According to this  a web survey, 81% of customers say that email marketing is very important to grow your business, and 75% of small business owners or freelancers use email marketing for their businesses or startups.

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 January 6, 2017  Dolly


Freelancers Who Work from Home Now Rent Coworking Space

Evoma works with a lot of freelancers, startup founders and other solopreneurs who do their best work all by themselves. But we have also noticed a growing trend of freelancers who work from home now coming forward to rent coworking space.

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 January 6, 2017  Dolly


Top 10 Benefits of Cowork Office Space

We want you to sign up for the Evoma coworking space in Bangalore. But rather than trying to sell a package to you, I would prefer to pitch the benefits that you would get from coworking. If you are convinced, you can then look at the available options in Bangalore. That’s where I hope you look at Evoma first. So now…

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 December 31, 2016  Dolly


Coworking Spaces in Bangalore vs. Serviced Offices and Rentals

What is Coworking Space? Co-working spaces in Bangalore are like a time-share plan for business centres and office complexes. The idea is to lease the same office infrastructure and resources to different members as and when they need it, for short periods such as…

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 December 16, 2016  Dolly


Government Schemes to Help Young Startups Grow in India

The startups scene in India is now red hot, as evidenced by a NASSCOM report which reveals that the funding pouring into this segment has increased to $4.9 billion last year. This is 125% more compared to $2.2 billion the year before that, and also higher than the cumulative…

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 December 10, 2016  Dolly


10-Step Tutorial for Starting an Online Business

10-Step Tutorial for Starting an Online Business Anyone with an Internet connection and a keyboard can start an online business today in five minutes, with zero investment. But while the entry barrier of starting an online business is virtually nonexistent, the barriers to growth and success are significantly higher.

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan From childhood we have been taught to have a plan for everything we do in life. Why is planning so essential? According to the a plan is a “Written account of intended future course of action aimed at…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


Types of Market Segmentation

Types of Market Segmentation According to Harvard Business study in the US, 85% of 30,000 new product launches failed due to poor market segmentation. This study reveals the importance of market segmentation in present market situations. What is Market Segmentation? Market Segmentation is the process of dividing a complete homogeneous market into different segments…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Start a Startup

How to Start a Startup So you want to start a business!  Once you get over the initial excitement, now It’s time to break down the process of launching your startup. Not to worry. I’ve broken down this startup checklist into the primary tasks you need to do now, and those that you can…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


What is Entrepreneurship and should you be doing it?

What is Entrepreneurship and should you be doing it? Entrepreneurship is the behavior of starting your own business instead of working for someone else. It depends on your own interest to take risks, develop, form, manage and grow a business. This role refers to the act of bringing up a new business…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Start Your Small Business

How to Start Your Small Business To become a small business entrepreneur, you have to learn to wade through risks and challenges. Be disciplined, self-driven, hard working, confident and also think smart. Believe in the product or service you are providing. Brush up your marketing and leadership skills. This helps in establishing…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Start a Business Without Money

How to Start a Business Without Money You have a brilliant idea that you think is unparalleled but lack experience in starting your own company and working capital which leaves you in a fix! How do you go forward and start a business without money?

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Start a Business in India

How to Start a Business in India India is one of the top developing countries with an emerging market potential for new businesses. According to  the latest available Govt. of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs report 2015, there are 98,473 new companies registered in 2013-2014  financial year in India. While some choose…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly