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Kunal Pandya


How to prioritize tasks between your startup and your 9-to-5 job

Managing conflicting priorities and effectively prioritizing tasks between your startup (more so if you are juggling between multiple startups) and your day job requires...

What is a Startup Accelerator: Your Ultimate Hack Guide (2024)

Unlock startup growth! What is a startup accelerator, why is it important for founders; its benefits, process and more in this comprehensive article.

10 Founder Traits That You Need To Avoid In 2024

Investors look for certain qualities in founders that indicate the potential for success and a good return on their investment. Here are ten founder traits that investors may find unfavorable.

What is a Startup Incubator? – Everything you need to know: The Ultimate Guide

Discover how a startup incubator can supercharge your business. Expert mentorship, funding opportunities, and a supportive community. Learn more!

The Magic of VC Funding: The Ultimate Hack Guide

Unlocking Success: Venture into the World of VC Funding. Learn key stages, evaluation criteria & challenges. Excel your startup to new heights now!

Seed Funding: Ultimate Hack For Your Early Stage Startup

For early-stage startups, securing funding at the seed stage is a crucial step towards turning an innovative idea into a viable business. Seed funding...

The Most Complete Guide to Startup Funding Stages in 2024

Explore startup funding stages - from seed to VC funding to IPO. Understand each stage's significance and funding sources for a successful startup journey.

Lean Startup Methodology: The Ultimate Hack Your Startup Needs

The ultimate guide to lean startup methodology - What it is, its benefits to early stage startups, the process, MVP, validation, customer value and more.

The First Class of the Indian Startups: The Forgotten Heroes

Who were the Indian startups that came before Flipkart, Zomato, OYO and Paytm made the ecosystem exciting? Find out the exciting journey of the first class.

How Startup Valuation Works: 7 Valuation Methods that Investors Love

Valuing a startup, especially at an early stage, is a challenging task for investors. Find out the different valuation methods used by founders and investors.

Kunal Pandya

Kunal Pandya is an early stage investor, chief Guru/Mentor at StartupGuru and CEO of NCrypted Technologies. He is also an advisor and a board member of several of our portfolio companies. Throughout his career, Kunal has helped build multi-million dollar businesses from the ground up and have been instrumental in dozens of startup success stories. Armed with over 20 years of startup ecosystem experience worldwide, Kunal enjoys sharing his experience through writing on startup ecosystem topics such as entrepreneurship, funding, business models, best practices and startup hacks. When not working or writing, Kunal loves spending his time with family, making short films and visiting new places across the globe.