Shunya One

Shunya One

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Weekly Discussion on Business and Technology
85: Chiragh Kirpalani: Ayopop/ User Experience Design/ Jakarta Start-Up Culture
Mar 18 • 38 min
On this week’s episode, Chiragh Kirpalani, founder of Ayopop is in conversation with host Shiladitya to talk about his startup venture and the difference between Indian and Jakarta startup culture. He talks about his perspective towards the market and…
84: Gaurav Munjal: Unacademy/ EdTech/ Multilingual Education
Mar 11 • 37 min
Gaurav Munjal, Co-founder and CEO of Unacademy joins hosts Shiladitya and Amit to talk about his love for coding to starting his own Youtube channel to finally building Unacademy which is India’s largest learning platform. Tweet to…
83: Abhishek Madhavan: MPL/ Live Streaming Games/Collaboration With Influencers
Mar 4 • 38 min
On this episode, Abhishek Madhavan from MPL joins Amit Doshi and Shiladitya to talk about live streaming games and the challenges of establishing one. Tweet to Abhishek @AbhishekMadhavn, Shiladitya @shiladitya and…
82: Robin Sukhia: Sweden-India Business Council/ Growth of Indo-Swedish Business Relationship
Feb 25 • 32 min
What are the Indian companies that are doing well in Sweden? Secretary-General & President at Sweden-India Business Council Robin Sukhia joins hosts to talk about the future and growth of Indo-Swedish business relationship. Tweet to…
81: Pravin Jadhav: Paytm Money/Mutual Funds/ Digitising Money Investments with guest co-host Anupam Gupta
Feb 18 • 47 min
Paytm money whole-time director Pravin Jadhav joins hosts Amit and Shiladitya to talk about his journey from business school to establishing Paytm money. They talk about the initial challenges faced by the company during the setting up of the app….
40: (Rebroadcast) Nischal Shetty: Shunya Coin / Blockchain / Crypto Ecosystems
Feb 11 • 53 min
This week we’re rebroadcast episode 40 where we are joined by Nischal Shetty, Founder, WazirX - a cryptocurrency exchange platform. He is also the founder of Crowdfire, since 2010. Crowdfire helps bloggers, YouTubers, e-sellers grow and build their…
35: (Rebroadcast) Ankush Sachdeva: Content Sharing Network / Vernacular Language Platforms / Bubble People
Feb 4 • 53 min
On this rebroadcast episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Ankush Sachdeva, CEO/Co-founder at ShareChat (https://www.sharechat.com), a content-sharing social networking platform essentially for regional languages and emerging markets. Tweet to…
32: (Rebroadcast) Anuj Tandon: Business of Gaming / Indian Gaming Market / Subscription Revenues
Jan 28 • 62 min
This week we are rebroadcasting episode 32, where hosts Amit Doshi and Shiladitya are joined by Anuj Tandon, CEO at Yoozoo Games India. This conversation covers the Indian gaming market, its business model and the technology used for different gaming…
29: (Rebroadcast) Aseem Khare: Rise of Powai Valley / Home Services / Startup Shut-Downs
Jan 21 • 53 min
This week on Shunya One rebroadcasting, we are joined by Aseem Khare, CEO at Adonis Electronics. This conversation is focused on the rise and fall of the Powai startup ecosystem, the home services sector in India and the process of shutting down…
25:(Rebroadcast) Zishaan Hayath : Powai Valley Ecosystem / Ed-Tech Sector / Disrupting Learning
Jan 14 • 52 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we’re rebroadcasting an episode from the archives, where hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Zishaan Hayath, Co-founder, Toppr.com. The conversation covers the startup ecosystem in Powai, challenges of angel…
18: (Rebroadcast) Aakrit Vaish: Analytics / Chatbots / AI / Angel Investors
Jan 7 • 64 min
This week on Shunya One, we’re rebroadcasting episode 18 where hosts Shiladitya and Amit talk to Aakrit Vaish, Co-founder, and CEO of Haptik.Inc (http://haptik.ai/). The conversation covers his time as Director of Global Business Operations and India…
16: (Rebroadcast) Amrut Dhumal: Edutech / Learning Apps
Dec 31, 2018 • 62 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we’re rebroadcasting an episode from the archives, where hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Amrut Dhumal, Co-founder at Mindseed to talk about rethinking the current education system, how technology and education…
14: (Rebroadcast) Miten Sampat: Corp-Dev Investing / India vs Valley / The next China
Dec 24, 2018 • 51 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we’re rebroadcasting an episode from the archives, where hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Miten Sampat, who leads Corporate Development for Times Internet Ltd. The show brings you a conversation covering corporate…
12: (Rebroadcast) Sauvik Banerjjee: E-commerce / Online-Offline / Corporate-startup Relationships
Dec 17, 2018 • 55 min
This week on Shunya One, we’re rebroadcasting episode 12 where Shiladitya and Amit discuss the new transition in corporate-startup relationships and brand technologies behind the Indian e-commerce market with Vice-President of Digital Tata Industries…
80: Roundup with Amit and Shiladitya
Dec 10, 2018 • 6 min
On the eightieth episode of Shunya One, Amit and Shiladitya discuss their favorite episodes from the archives and map out the way forward. Tweet to Shiladitya @shiladitya and Amit @doshiamit for your questions or reactions to this…
11: (Rebroadcast) Kris Nair: Offbeat investments / Core Tech / Core Science / Aerospace Tech
Dec 3, 2018 • 53 min
This week we’re rebroadcasting one of our favourite episodes from the archives. This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Kris Nair and Amit Doshi discuss offbeat investments and the business of Core Tech, Core Science and Aerospace Tech…
06: (Rebroadcast) Kuldeep Dhankar: Nokia Comeback / SaaS / Sales / Mobile Markets
Nov 26, 2018 • 65 min
This week we’re rebroadcasting one of our favourite episodes from the archives. This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Kuldeep Dhankar and Amit Doshi discuss Nokia Comeback, SaaS, Sales and Mobile Markets. Tweet to Kuldeep…
79: Armando Osuna: CleverTap/ Digital Ads/ Cannabis tech
Nov 19, 2018 • 37 min
This week on Shunya One, Armando Osuna joins the conversation. Armando is the Vice President, sales at CleverTap. He gives his insights on- How humans are multisensory How traditional media and digital media co-exist in advertising The future of…
05: (Rebroadcast) Shalin Shah: AI / AR / Cryptocurrency / Medical Tech / FinTech
Nov 12, 2018 • 64 min
This week we’re rebroadcasting one of our favourite episodes from the archives. This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Shalin Shah and Amit Doshi discuss AI, AR, Cryptocurrency, Medical Tech and FinTech. Tweet to…
78: Arpit Ratan: Signzy.com/ Data Extraction Technology/ Protecting Privacy
Nov 5, 2018 • 48 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Arpit Ratan, co-founder of Signzy.com. It is a fintech company that makes regulatory processes for banks, NBFCs, and other financial institutions simple, secure, and compliant. He discusses: How to…
77: Amit Das: Cuddle.ai/ UX Designing/ Voice Output for Data Visualization
Oct 29, 2018 • 72 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Amit Das, Head Of Design at Cuddle.ai. He shares his experience of working with Fab.com as a UX Designer. He also talks as to how a good design can lead to effective SEO and business growth….
76: Sanket Shah: InVideo/ Online Video Production /Importance of Design
Oct 22, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Sanket Shah, the co-founder of InVideo, an online video creation platform. He talks as to how difficult it was to raise money for the concept and the complexities involved in developing a user-friendly online…
75: Gourav Bhattacharya: Matrix Partners India/Venture Capital/ Investing in New Concepts
Oct 15, 2018 • 37 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Gourav Bhattacharya, Director of Matrix Partners India. Gourav talks about what they look into before investing in a company or a concept. The discussions also highlights the future and economics of…
74: Mihir Shah: Hotstar / Online Video Streaming/ Growth of Regional content
Oct 8, 2018 • 37 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Mihir Shah, Vice President, Product & Marketing Growth at Hotstar. He talks as to how the IPL watch & play became a huge success during the IPL. He also draws a comparison between US & Indian…
73: Sairee Chahal: Sheroes/ Women’s Community Platform/ Employment Solutions
Oct 1, 2018 • 43 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Sairee Chahal, Founder of Sheroes India, a women’s community platform. The conversation focuses on how Sheroes being an online community platform, ventured into helping women find their employment objectives….
72: Gaurav Singh: Verloop / A.I. Chatbot / Automatic Customer Engagement
Sep 24, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Gaurav Singh, founder of Verloop, a Customer Support and Engagement Automation Platform. Gaurav talks about his brief stint with TCS and Magic Tiger team. Gaurav explains the future of AI chatbots and hiring…
71: Ritu Soni Srivastava: Founder of Obino/ Fitness Coaching/ Industry Challenges
Sep 17, 2018 • 42 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Ritu Srivastava, founder of Obino, a digital health and weight loss coaching app. Ritu talks about her career as a radio presenter and her brief stint with Airtel. She addresses her struggle with weight loss and…
70: Amit Doshi: Founder of IVM Podcasts/Podcasting in India/Drug Dealer Business Model
Sep 11, 2018 • 60 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Amit Doshi, founder/CEO of IVM Podcasts. Amit narrates his journey with IVM Podcasts and talks about the growing podcast listener base in India. This conversation reflects the benefits of podcast as a medium and…
69: Sreevathsa Prabhakar: Servify / Service Opportunities / After-Sales Management
Sep 3, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Sreevathsa Prabhakar, Founder and CEO, Servify. Sreevathsa explains his journey through companies like Nokia and Tata, handling their services division which then led him to identify opportunities in the…
68: Mukesh Kalra: ET Money / Evolving Personal Finance Management / Critical Data Transparency
Aug 27, 2018 • 50 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Mukesh Kalra, Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO - ET Money, TIL (since 2014 Oct). This conversation covers how a financial services company like ETMoney is evolving and managing personal finance, including…
67: Pankaj Mishra: Tech Journalism and Podcasting / The Dark Side of Technology
Aug 20, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Pankaj Mishra, Writer and Co-founder at Factor Daily. This episode gives a perspective about the various aspects of covering technology in India and we find out what led Pankaj to build and launch the…
66: Nityanand Sharma: Making Payments Simple / User Experience on Digital Platforms / Paying and Buying
Aug 13, 2018 • 39 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Nityanand Sharma, Co-founder, CEO, of Simpl since 2015 in Bangalore. He takes us through payments on digital platforms, the user experience and the various components of the banking system in the…
65: Vishal Gondal: GOQii / Health Apps User-Behaviour / Digital Health Platform Curation
Aug 6, 2018 • 51 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Vishal Gondal, Founder and CEO at GOQii (since Feb 2014). This conversation focuses on how Vishal founded GOQii, how the fitness-app space is evolving and the user behaviour on fitness and health platforms in the…
64: Shreyas Srinivasan: The Radio Verve Story / Events and Ticketing / Dynamic Pricing
Jul 30, 2018 • 46 min
Today we have Shreyas Srinivasan, Founder and CEO at Insider.in since 2014. This conversation focuses on Shreyas’ journey with co-founding NH7, his work with OML - Only Much Louder and how he went on to build the events and ticketing…
63: Vikram Chachra: Early Days of Mobile Payments / Fin-Tech Evolution
Jul 23, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Vikram Chachra, Founding Partner, Eight Innovative VC (since Dec 2017). This conversation focuses on the different phases of mobile payments in the country, and Vikram’s contribution and insights on…
62: Sanjay Nath: Early Stage Investing / Entrepreneur - Investor / Founder and Co-founder Relationship
Jul 16, 2018 • 51 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Sanjay Nath, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Blume Ventures. This conversation focuses on early-stage fundings, his journey as an entrepreneur - investor and lots more. Tweet to Sanjay…
61: Suchita Salwan: The LBB Story / Local Discoveries / Connecting Local Businesses to Consumers
Jul 9, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we have Suchita Salwan, Founder and CEO, LBB - a local recommendations platform striving to discover all things new and old, across cities. This conversation discusses how LBB works its way towards connecting local…
60: Sachin Uppal: Digital Marketing 101/ Skill based Gaming / Rummycircle
Jul 2, 2018 • 56 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Sachin Uppal, Chief Marketing Officer, Play Games 24X7. This conversation focusses on digital marketing and analytics, how best to measure campaigns and the digital gaming scope in the country. Tweet to…
59: Kulin Shah: Digital Insurance / Data for Customized Products / Core Tech
Jun 25, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Kulin Shah, VP, Acko General Insurance. This conversation focusses on digital insurance products coming from Acko, how they work with various data points for their customers and focus on tech as their…
58: Anuj Gosalia: Micro Content Formats / Community Curation / Platform Integration
Jun 18, 2018 • 45 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Anuj Gosalia, Co-founder, Terribly Tiny Tales. This conversation focuses on how a unique platform such as TTT came together and its growth-story. Tweet to Anuj Gosalia @gosaliaanuj, Shiladitya…
57: Manisha Raisinghani: Solving Logistics Issues / Tech Integration for Operations / Partnerships for Talent Acquisitions
Jun 11, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode os Shunya One, are join by Manisha Raisinghani, Co-founder and CTO, LogiNext Solutions, since 2014. The conversation focuses on resolving issues with logistics, for shipments and deliveries in the country, building tools for real-time…
56: Farooq Adam: The Fynd Story / Online to Offline Retail / Data Exchange Platform
Jun 4, 2018 • 45 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Farooq Adam, Co-founder, Fynd. This conversation focuses on the scope and tech involved with the offline to online retail market in India and more! You can read more about Fynd, on their blog….
55: Sameer Pitalwalla: Tech Driving Content / Digging Out Fakes / Advertiser Funded Model
May 28, 2018 • 50 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Sameer Pitalwalla, Founder, Culture Machine. This conversation focuses streamlining content and ad creation through tech. Sameer also shares his journey about setting up Culture Machine. This episode is…
54: Ashish Tulsian: Tech Integration for Restaurants / Data Driven Products / Enterprise Backend
May 21, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Ashish Tulsian, Chief Enabler, POSist (https://www.posist.com/home/default.html). This conversation focuses on the point of sale technology meant to enable the backend kitchen management for restaurants….
53: Satyen Kothari: Working in the Valley / Money Management / Setting up Cube
May 14, 2018 • 60 min
On this episode of Shunya One we are joined by, Satyen Kothari, Founder/CEO at Cube. https://www.bankoncube.com/ The conversation focuses on Satyen’s journey with launching and managing Citrus Pay and moving onto Cube now. Get special access…
52: Saurabh Das: The AI Spectrum / Deep Tech / Scope of Collaborative Data
May 8, 2018 • 48 min
On this episode, we are joined by Saurabh Das, Director, Silverleaf Capital Services. The conversation focuses on machine learning and artificial intelligence applied to financial markets and the use of collaborative data in different domains. Saurabh…
51: Kunal Mehta: Kunal Mehta: B2B Privilege Programs / Coupons Business / Loyalty Market
Apr 30, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode we are joined by Kunal Mehta. The conversation focuses on B2B privilege and loyalty programs, customer acquisitions for brands and the tech required to support it. You can also listen to Ep. 28. Ankita Tandon: O2O Deals &…
50: Building out of Bombay: Jonathan, Naiyya, Zishaan
Apr 23, 2018 • 57 min
For the 50th episode of Shunya One, hosts, Shiladitya and Amit address an audience with a panel discussion at WeWork, BKC in Mumbai. This dynamic panel includes startup founders from the buzzing city of Bombay: Jonathan Bill…
49: Rahul Dhingra: The Bar Stock Story / Playing the Quiz Game / Hospitality and Tech
Apr 16, 2018 • 49 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Rahul Dhingra, Founder - Technology at Bar Stock Exchange. This conversation focuses on tech in the hospitality industry. Shunya One is 50 episodes down! And we are all set to record its 50th episode…
48: Lavin Mirchandani: Analytics for Brands / Creators not Influencers / Network Agnosticism
Apr 9, 2018 • 48 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Lavin Mirchandani, Founder, GetEvangelized. This conversation focuses on data driven influencer marketing for brand engagement. Lavin talks about the challenges, opportunities and the path ahead for a…
47: Vivek Lath: Technology Ahead of Time / Angel Opportunities / Indian Content Overseas
Apr 2, 2018 • 42 min
This week, we are joined by Vivek Lath, Founder and Managing Director, GoQuest Media Ventures (since 2013). This conversation focuses on the business of Indian content distribution, worldwide and the broadcasting industry. Vivek also shares his…
46: Jugal Mistry: Single Brand eCommerce / Online Retailer Challenges / Altcoins
Mar 26, 2018 • 44 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Jugal Mistry, Founder, Bombay Trooper (https://bombaytrooper.com/). This conversation focuses on the ecommerce retail market, the web automation involved in it and challenges with the existing payment…
45: Sanket Nadhanai: Working with SAAS Products / B2B Vs. Consumer Apps / Building Marketing Tools
Mar 19, 2018 • 50 min
On this episode of Shunya One we are joined by Sanket Nadhani, Director, New Products, Wingify (Pune). This conversation focuses on building B2B SAAS products and insights about marketing tools for various businesses. To join the Shunya One slack…
44: Akash Gehani: Building Instamojo / SMEs Online Growth / Scale of Payment Frauds
Mar 12, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Akash Gehani, Co-founder, Instamojo. This conversation focuses on how small, medium sized businesses in the country can expand in the digital space and the scale of payment frauds. To join the Shunya One…
43: Utsav Agarwal: The Startup Hustle / Launching Uber India / Dealing With Depression
Mar 5, 2018 • 50 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Utsav Agarwal, Head of Expansion - EMEA + APAC, Glovo. Glovo (https://glovoapp.com/en/) is a Barcelona based start-up. It’s on-demand mobile application connects customers with independent local…
42: Mona Gandhi: Growth Science / Product Analytics / Retention/ Experimentation Framework
Feb 26, 2018 • 51 min
On this episode of Shunya One we are joined by Mona Gandhi, who till recently was leading Strategic Initiatives and Growth, APAC for Airbnb. This conversation focuses on understanding product growth for startups, organizations. To join the Shunya One…
41: Himanshu Khanna: Global Vs. Local Design / Improving UX / Building Brand Identity
Feb 19, 2018 • 55 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Himanshu Khanna,CEO and Founder at Sparklin, (since 2013). Sparklin (http://sparklin.com/) is a User Experience (UX) Design and Engineering Company. To join the Shunya One slack channel, request for an…
40: Nischal Shetty: Shunya Coin / Blockchain / Crypto Ecosystems
Feb 12, 2018 • 52 min
On this episode, we are joined by Nischal Shetty, Founder, WazirX - a crypto currency exchange platform. He is also the founder of Crowdfire, since 2010. Crowdfire helps bloggers, youtubers, e-sellers grow and build their brand. This conversation…
39: Ranjeet Walunj: Y2K & Early Digital Advertising / Gadget Servicing Industry / Stock Market Bots
Feb 5, 2018 • 46 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Ranjeet Walunj, CTO at B2X Global. The conversation focuses on his journey with the early days of digital advertising, working with Linux system administration, and stock market and trading bots. To join…
38: Suhani Chhaparwal: Venture Debt / VCs as Partners / Innovating in Healthcare
Jan 29, 2018 • 42 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Suhani Chhaparwal, former Associate Director at InnoVen Capital India, a venture debt provider to early growth and VC backed startups. To join the Shunya One slack channel, request for an invite…
37: Samidha Sharma: The Startup Life / Silicon Valley vs. Powai Valley / Women in Tech (?)
Jan 22, 2018 • 50 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Samidha Sharma, Emerging Business Editor, Times of India. The conversation focuses on the media coverage of startups, entrepreneurship and the VC space. To join the Shunya One slack channel, request for…
36: Soaib Grewal: The Design Approach / India Specific Products / VC Perspectives
Jan 15, 2018 • 48 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Soaib Grewal, Venture Partner at T-Labs and Times Internet. He is also the Founder of BOLD - a design led investment firm, since 2014. To join the Shunya One slack channel, request for an invite…
35: Ankush Sachdeva: Content Sharing Network / Vernacular Language Platforms / Bubble People
Jan 8, 2018 • 52 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Ankush Sachdeva, CEO/Co-founder at ShareChat (https://www.sharechat.com), a content-sharing social networking platform essentially for regional languages and emerging markets. To join the Shunya One slack…
34: 2017 Tech Roundup with Amit and Shiladitya
Jan 1, 2018 • 49 min
On this episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya and Amit Doshi discuss some of India’s biggest tech stories in 2017 like bitcoin and cryptocurrency, payments, data consumption, bezel-less phones and lots more.
33: Zainab Bawa: Indian Tech Community / Startup Events / Ethnography
Dec 25, 2017 • 54 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Zainab Bawa, CEO, HasGeek. This conversation covers the impact of technology conferences and networking platforms on the startup community, as a medium to understand new technologies and applications better.…
32: Anuj Tandon: Business of Gaming / Indian Gaming Market / Subscription Revenues
Dec 18, 2017 • 61 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Anuj Tandon, CEO at Yoozoo Games India. This conversation covers the Indian gaming market, its business model and the technology used for different gaming platforms.
31: Mahesh Narayanan: Digital Music / Streaming Content / Data Driven Experience
Dec 11, 2017 • 48 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Mahesh Narayanan, Managing Director at Saavn (https://www.saavn.com/). This conversation focuses on music distribution platforms driven by data, the licensing involved and its scope in the global digital…
30: Nameet Potnis: Selling on FB / E-commerce as a Service / Subscription Payments
Dec 4, 2017 • 60 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Nameet Potnis, Co-founder and CEO at Apptuse (https://apptuse.com/). This conversation focuses on selling through Facebook and the rise of the e-commerce and subscription commerce market in the country.
29: Aseem Khare: Rise of Powai Valley / Home Services / Startup Shut-Downs
Nov 27, 2017 • 53 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Aseem Khare, CEO at Adonis Electronics. This conversation is focused on the rise and fall of the Powai startup ecosystem, the home services sector in India and the process of shutting down startups.
28: Ankita Tandon: O2O Deals & Restaurant Loyalty / Women Entrepreneurship / Changing Workplace Behaviour
Nov 20, 2017 • 61 min
This week on Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Ankita Tandon, COO, CouponDunia to talk about the subscription model for deals and discounts, the online to offline commerce space in the country and the work culture for women in startups.
27: Jonathan Bill: Fin-Tech/ Used Bike Finance/ Secured Lending Market
Nov 13, 2017 • 57 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Jonathan Bill, Co-founder at CreditMate (https://creditmate.in/). CreditMate is a fin-tech company focused on the $8 billion CAGR 25% used motorcycle market in India. This conversation covers the used bike…
26: Japan Vyas: Angel Investing Mindset / Cap Table Cleanups / Investor Exit Opportunities
Nov 6, 2017 • 45 min
On this episode of Shunya One, we are joined by Japan Vyas, angel investor and Co-founder at Sixth Sense Ventures Advisors LLP. The conversation focuses on venture capitalist fundings, investment opportunities and mentorship.
25: Zishaan Hayath : Powai Valley Ecosystem / Ed-Tech Sector / Disrupting Learning
Oct 30, 2017 • 54 min
On this episode of Shunya One hosts, Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Zishaan Hayath, Co-founder, Toppr.com. The conversation covers the startup ecosystem in Powai, challenges of angel investing and technology in the education sector.
24: Bala Menon: Product Thinking / Building Product Companies / Augmentative Systems
Oct 23, 2017 • 59 min
On this episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya and Amit Doshi talk to consultant and independent product strategist Bala Menon about coding and the process of building various technology products.
23: Vahishta Mistry: Digital Nomad / Remote-Working / Startups
Oct 16, 2017 • 49 min
On this week’s episode of Shunya One, hosts Amit and Shiladitya talk to Vahishta Mistry, about remote-working on tech products and its scope for coders, startup founders, and entrepreneurs.
22 Naiyya Saggi: Baby Tech / Building Communities / Parenting Experience in the Online Age
Oct 9, 2017 • 55 min
On this week’s episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Naiyya Saggi, founder of BabyChakra, a parenting platform. This conversation covers childcare, parenting, healthcare, and building a strong parenting community equipped with…
Ep.21: Revant Bhate: Startup Careers / On a Roll / Building Brands
Oct 2, 2017 • 67 min
On this week’s episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit talk to Revant Bhate, Entrepreneur in Residence, Head of New Business at Faasos. This conversation covers the fairly new startup culture in the country with job titles rather unheard of, the…
20: Aditya Mishra: Startup Ecosystem / Home Loans / Fin-Tech
Sep 25, 2017 • 57 min
This week on Shunya One hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Aditya Mishra, Founder, and CEO at SwitchMe (https://www.switchme.in/) to talk about his online home loan service company, the fin-tech sector and the importance of startup networks in the…
19: Siddharth Sharma: Techies vs Businessmen / Mumbai Tech Ecosystem / Art of Coding
Sep 18, 2017 • 59 min
On this episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit talk to Siddharth Sharma, CTO at People Interactive about his journey as a coder, the business side of it, and the tech ecosystem for coders and programmers in Pune and Mumbai.
18: Aakrit Vaish: Analytics / Chatbots / AI / Angel Investors
Sep 11, 2017 • 63 min
On this episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit talk to Aakrit Vaish, Co-founder, and CEO of Haptik.Inc (http://haptik.ai/). The conversation covers his time as Director of Global Business Operations and India at Flurry Inc, starting Haptik,…
17: Annkur Agarwal: Startup Volunteer Groups / GST / Ecommerce
Sep 4, 2017 • 59 min
On this episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit talk to Annkur Agarwal, Co-founder, and CEO, SahiGST, and Pricebaba. The conversation covers ecommerce, volunteering and networking events and GST filing and compliance for Indian businesses.
16: Amrut Dhumal: Edutech / Learning Apps
Aug 28, 2017 • 59 min
In this episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Amrut Dhumal, Co-founder at Mindseed to talk about rethinking the current education system, how technology and education can redefine the way we look at academics and the path ahead.
15: Abhijeet Ramesh: Payments / Payments / Payments
Aug 21, 2017 • 49 min
On Shunya One this week hosts Shiladitya and Amit talk to Abhijeet Ramesh, Senior Director, Digital Solutions, India and South Asia at Visa Inc. The conversation covers payments, plastic versus digital, payment frauds, and the wallet system.
14: Miten Sampat: Corp-Dev Investing / India vs Valley / The next China
Aug 14, 2017 • 49 min
In this episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Miten Sampat, who leads Corporate Development for Times Internet Ltd. The show brings to you a conversation covering corporate development investing, the scale of data security in the…
13: Pranav Marwah: Sports-entrepreneurship / Incubators
Aug 7, 2017 • 55 min
On this episode of Shunya One, hosts Shiladitya and Amit are joined by Pranav Marwah co-founder of ThinQbate, where the focus is on sports-tech and streamlining basic business challenges for accelerated growth with new businesses.
12: Sauvik Banerjjee: E-commerce / Online-Offline / Corporate-startup Relationships
Jul 31, 2017 • 53 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, and Amit Doshi discuss the new transition in corporate-startup relationships and brand technologies behind the Indian e-commerce market with Vice-President of Digital Tata Industries and CTO of Tata CliQ,…
11: Kris Nair: Offbeat investments / Core Tech / Core Science / Aerospace Tech
Jul 24, 2017 • 51 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Kris Nair and Amit Doshi discuss offbeat investments and the business of Core Tech, Core Science and Aerospace Tech. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on…
10: Meta Shunya Futures
Jul 18, 2017 • 8 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya (who is a bit under the weather!) and Amit Doshi discuss the subjects and guests they’ll be covering for future episodes of Shunya One. Dear listeners! If you have any suggestions for topics or any…
09: Akancha Srivastava: Cyber Abuse / Brands & Cultures
Jul 10, 2017 • 56 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Akancha Shrivastav and Amit Doshi discuss Brands, Cultures and Cyber Abuse. Links: Check out AKANCHA AGAINST HARASSMENT Check out Akancha’s Brand Management company AZURE You can listen to this show…
08: Lee Keshav: Hike / Formula 1 / Automotive Tech
Jul 3, 2017 • 61 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Lee Keshav and Amit Doshi discuss Hike messenger, Formula 1 and Automotive Tech. Links: -There are too many e-wallets in India and most are near-empty - A new ransomware attack is infecting airlines,…
07: Mayur Aggarwal: Bootstrapping / Logistics / GST
Jun 26, 2017 • 55 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Mayur Aggarwal and Amit Doshi discuss Bootstrapping, Logistics, and GST Links: -Why a lack of judicial reforms could kill India’s startup story You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on…
06: Kuldeep Dhankar: Nokia Comeback / SaaS / Sales / Mobile Markets
Jun 19, 2017 • 63 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Kuldeep Dhankar and Amit Doshi discuss Nokia Comeback, SaaS, Sales and Mobile Markets. Links: Reliance Jio spells big trouble for India’s small telcos Slack is raising another $500 million —…
05: Shalin Shah: AI / AR / Cryptocurrency / Medical Tech / FinTech
Jun 12, 2017 • 61 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Shalin Shah and Amit Doshi discuss AI, AR, Cryptocurrency, Medical Tech and FinTech. Links: -The reason Bitcoin & Ethereum are surging -Has Google Finally Proven That Online Ads Cause Offline…
04: Shubham Rai: Pitfalls of Overfunding / The Indian Market / Big Data
Jun 5, 2017 • 61 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Shubham Rai and Amit Doshi discuss Pitfalls of Overfunding, The Indian Market and Big Data. Links: 2017 Internet Trends Report What happens to FreeCharge? BookMyShow revamps website to lighter…
03: Surojit Niyogi: Indian Markets / FinTech / Angel Investors / Bitcoin
May 29, 2017 • 61 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Surojit Niyogi and Amit Doshi discuss Indian Markets, FinTech, Angel Investors and Bitcoin. Links: How Paytm is forcibly migrating users to the payments bank. Meet Paytm Payments Bank CEO Renu…
02: Hardik Shah: Cyber-Security, Digital Media Networks, Internet Censorship
May 22, 2017 • 60 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Hardik Shah and Amit Doshi discuss Cyber-Security, Digital Media Networks, and Internet Censorship. Links: What social media ban? People in Kashmir are using VPNs to stay connected Hacker agrees to…
01: Girish Mallya: Internet Privacy, Social Media, MVNOs and FinTech
May 15, 2017 • 63 min
This week on Shunya One, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, Girish Mallya and Amit Doshi discuss Internet Privacy, Social Media Marketing Strategies, Social Media Regulations, MVNOs and FinTech. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM…
Introducing Shunya One
May 14, 2017 • 0 min
Shunya One is coming soon.