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Wednesday, November 9 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Fireside Chat: The character of successful entrepreneurs—ordeals & choices before the glory

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While we applaud successful companies and scramble to distill their winning formulae in books, not enough is said about the tough choices the people behind the scenes have to make in getting there. Sooner or later, it boils down to the character of the people behind the company, the decisions they make, the ethic they instill, that makes all the difference. If you're an entrepreneur or a senior executive grappling with some of these decisions, you should listen to Vinod, who has not only been through it himself but also had a ringside seat in seeing some spectacular successes and more importantly failures in the last 30 years.

 


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avatar for Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla

Vinod grew up dreaming of being an entrepreneur, despite growing up in an Indian Army household with no business or technology connections. Since the age of 16, when he first heard about Intel starting up, he dreamt of starting his own technology company. Upon graduating with a bachelor's in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Vinod failed, at age 20, to start a soy... Read More →
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Bala Parthasarthy

Co-Founder, AngelPrime
It's one thing to be an entrepreneur. It's another thing to pull it off multiple times. Bala has been there and done that. While fortune favors the brave, Bala's success is also due to an uncanny knack for spotting trends, an endless reservoir of energy and passion to ideate, strategize and execute and a charismatic, down to earth working style that has won friends and helped him assemble the best teams in business. Among other things, Bala... Read More →


Wednesday November 9, 2011 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Aura - 2 Vivanta by Taj – Yeshwantpur, Bangalore No. 2275, Tumkur Road,

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