Mahesh Sharma

Australian-born, Bangalore-based Mahesh Sharma is ZDNet's India correspondent.

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It's open season on entrepreneurs

Start-up hunters have set their traps — networking events, accelerators, and hobby weekends. They wait for their eager and naive prey to take the juicy bait: to ditch their dreary lives for the fame and riches that only a start-up can offer.

October 3, 2012 by Mahesh Sharma


99 problems but a design ain't one

99designs strengthened its claim as the world's number one purveyor of crowdsourced logo competitions by acquiring German rival 12 Designers, but the quest for global domination has created enemies and taken casualties.

August 30, 2012 by Mahesh Sharma


Look before you code

CultureAmp's makers quickly found out that it isn't enough to build a product and hope that customers will see the benefit in using it; instead, the product has to meet the needs of the market.

August 16, 2012 by Mahesh Sharma

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Re-engineering serendipity

It's OK to change the direction of your start-up, says Roamz founder Jonathan Barouch, who has decided to recreate his app from scratch.

July 30, 2012 by Mahesh Sharma


Doing what you know

Adioso co-founder Tom Howard lives and breathes Australian start-ups, but will his own start-up succeed?

July 24, 2012 by Mahesh Sharma