Today’s Book: Indian Innovators: 20 Brilliant Thinkers Who Are Changing India’ by Akshat Agrawal
This is a collection of stories of 20 innovators – each chapter ends with tips from the founders. Few excerpts:
From Nelvin Joseph (SPARA, AI-based power saver):
The social pressure is the biggest problem that inhibits innovation in India.
From Arunachalam Muruganantham aka ‘The Menstrual Man’:
Do not try to do simple things in a complicated manner; rather try to do complicated things in a simple manner.
From founders of IdeaForge, which makes the Netra UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle):
Never compromise on product quality and performance, even if it increases the cost. If the product is good, it will easily command a high price, and more importantly, it will bring in more discerning buyers. Cut corners and thou shall never pass you.