The first post on our blog was published last Diwali, on November 3, 2010. Today we complete 1 year of the Mavrix blog and we are extremely kicked that we have published 200 posts as of today. That’s one post every other day for 1 year!
We stepped up our posting frequency in the . . . → Read More: Mavrix Blog – Completed 1 Year, 200 Posts
I announced the MySwar beta a few days ago on this blog, on our Twitter account, our Facebook page, directly to a few people who I view as early adopters and music geeks and also a forum called RMIM. All of us at Mavrix also shared the announcement with friends and family.
While I . . . → Read More: MySwar Beta Announcement – Reactions And How We Are Responding
I provided an update yesterday about a Mint Lounge story featuring me. I thought some might find the story behind the story useful. So here goes.
After my initial interaction with Sidin (the writer), the process running up to this piece was a little scary since it was my first interaction with the media. . . . → Read More: My First Media Interview
It could be the funky groove in the song. Or the catchy riff in the chorus. Could definitely be the powerful solo building the crescendo.
For what ever reasons we have, we can no longer deny ourselves the passion.The decision makes itself.
To finally get yourself that guitar. Or that keyboard, the drums or . . . → Read More: 5 Factors To Consider While Buying A Guitar
During the first few weeks of our productive work at Mavrix, we did not set any goals for ourselves. This was simply because the work we were doing was very different from anything anyone of us had done before. There was no baseline information on effort, productivity, duration, etc. for this kind of work . . . → Read More: Setting Employee Goals In Startups – Our Story
Throughout our startup journey, I have been constantly reminded of how lucky I am to have the friends and well-wishers I do. Here’s what my friends helped me with so far:
Got excited with me when I took the plunge. Reviewed my business plan. Some were critical but only in a constructive way. Told . . . → Read More: I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends
A few days before our Content Analysts started joining, we revisited our Google Docs decision (finally!) and agreed that it made sense to continue with it. Here was our rationale:
It’s free. (Yeah, I can’t emphasize that enough.) The alternative is expensive. In the few weeks that we used Google Docs, we felt that . . . → Read More: Google Docs Follow-up – We Are Sticking With It
It all started with Cher’s hit song, Believe. Actually, it started before, but the producers of Believe overdid it (deliberately) and made people sit up and go “What the heck was that?”.
I am talking about auto-tune, of course. The instrument that magically polishes off vocal blemishes and even adds embellishments that are not . . . → Read More: Auto-tune For The Common Man
Since we registered, we have been hit by spam from various national banks congratulating us on the registration and imploring us to open an account with them. (Oh, the gap between aggressive sales and lazy servicing!)
But the latest spam we received was outrageous and, I would contend, unethical. It was a package . . . → Read More: Startups – Be Prepared For Spam After Registration
Company registered. We finally registered as Mavrix Infotech Private Limited. The process took 4 weeks after we decided to switch from LLP to company registration. Enrolled into Microsoft’s BizSpark program. It is a fantastic program which makes a whole lot of Microsoft goodies available to startups at NO COST. There is no reason . . . → Read More: Mavrix Monthly Update Dec-2010