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My first date with entrepreneurship

11 March 2009 16 Comments

Hi All…

Let me start off with a good news!!

A friend of mine here at IIMB – Suraj Holla & I are setting up a new initiative for career planning of Engineering students.. It is an extension of Coffee With Sundar..

We are calling it as Whatnext Online. The website is getting developed.. Will update you when it gets going.. But the offline part of it has just got started.. We had a session at Dayanand Sagar College last saturday.. And it was quite successful. We had an overwhelmingly positive response..
Around 69 students enrolled for a 3 hour session.. I was amazed with their curiosity & communication skills.. This is our last show before we go for summers.. After our internship, we will resume our career shows in campus.. The next 3 months will be spent in building a top class website for the same..

What does this mean for CWS readers.. All career related interviews will be moved to the new website.. And CWS will again get the “informal, yet classic interviews”.. CWS will have generic interviews.. but one thing is for sure.. I will make it a point to ensure that every post on CWS from now on is going to be special..

You will also hear a lot more from me as we tread the path of being an entrepreneur πŸ™‚ You know what.. the past 1 month has been a lot of learnings.. negotiations.. designs.. what goes in.. what goes out.. how to distribute work.. finding right people.. questionnaires.. etc… Watch this space, as I update some of my learnings about setting up a new venture..




  • Prashant said:

    Best wishes in the new venture, Sundar !!

  • Nanditha said:

    Good work πŸ™‚ Keep it up …

  • NoeL said:

    All the best Sundar! πŸ™‚

  • Payal said:

    Way to go!

    Good Luck πŸ™‚

  • Rannesh said:

    Hey nice to hear that. Good luck Sundar…

  • sandeep... said:

    hey great idea, do come to our college as well… [:)]

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  • Jennifer said:

    Wow Sundar Fantastic! Can’t wait to hear more good news and developments!

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  • mayank said:

    I am a regular reader of yours but commenting first time. your new venture is really great. I wish u luck and keep on posting good interviews. πŸ™‚ All the best

  • Varun said:

    Good work!)

  • Sangeeta said:

    hey really admirable and laudable efforts on ur behalf…great work..kudos

  • Harsha said:

    Great da.. All the best with your endeavors πŸ™‚

  • Ankit said:

    Good luck Sundar

  • Vijay Pravin Iyer said:

    Gud luck ambi

  • Naya Nandargi said:

    Hope “Whatnext online” becomes the lingo in the online users in days to come. Good luck Sunder!