Rajh V Iyer Investment Expert

Rajh is a serial entrepreneur with ventures in knowledge process outsourcing, hospitality, retail, IT and e-commerce. He has over 25 years of corporate experience and expertise in key roles of leadership, strategy, planning & management. Rajh is especially skilled at developing new profit centers within scheduled timelines and costs while ensuring operational efficiencies through long-term strategic planning. His core expertise includes delivering customized and cost-effective solutions to meet the operational and financial goals of the organization and its stakeholders. Rajh holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Mumbai. 

 

The Entrepreneur’s Nightmare - To Stop or To Go On?

How do you know when it’s time to give up? When does an idea go from focused hits to achieve a breakthrough to pointless hammering at an unbreakable wall? When does it make sense to keep going and when is it better to walk away?

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What Can We Learn from Scammers in Human Psychology?

No matter what they claim, most people have fallen prey to a scam, at least once in their lives. From simple cons at the vegetable market to major scams in the stock market, everyone has a story. Once they know they’ve been had, most people get extremely suspicious as a way to counter getting tricked. A more useful reaction is to understand why you get fooled. Why do we look past what seems quite obvious in retrospect? The answer lies in psychology and the con-men know it best.

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Understanding the Machine Bias

To understand machine bias, we must first define the word ‘bias'. The Cambridge dictionary defines ‘bias’ as the action of supporting or opposing a particular person or thing in an unfair way. We are all guilty of biases, both harmless and harmful.

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Gaming Traction – Why It Does Not Work

Recently, I came across a post from a venerated angel investor, who I hold in high regard. He had written about gaming traction, stating that entrepreneurs sell to their friends and family to show a good product-market fit to investors in the initial stages.

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It’s Time to Talk about Startup Con Artists

This is a very hard topic. We’ve all heard of fraud in the realm of start-ups. Most of us have experienced it and the rest have at least heard of it happen to someone we know.

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