140th Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra53560136843518306 Tamil Nadu3086492506805159 Andhra Pradesh2445491547492203 Karnataka1886111055993398 Delhi1461341316574131 Uttar Pradesh126722767212120 West Bengal98459671202059 Bihar8274154139450 Telangana8075157586637 Gujarat71064542382652 Assam5883842326145 Rajasthan5249738235789 Odisha4592731785321 Haryana4163534781483 Madhya Pradesh3902529020996 Kerala3433121832109 Jammu and Kashmir2489717003472 Punjab2390315319586 Jharkhand185168998177 Chhatisgarh12148880996 Uttarakhand96326134125 Goa871259575 Tripura6161417641 Puducherry5382320187 Manipur3752204411 Himachal Pradesh3371218114 Nagaland30119738 Arunachal Pradesh223115923 Chandigarh1595100425 Meghalaya11154986 Sikkim9105101 Mizoram6203230
Related Stories

Survival of the fittest

DC | BARKHA KUMARI
Published Jun 17, 2014, 5:14 am IST
Updated Apr 1, 2019, 12:47 am IST
Start-up workshop, Lean Startup Machine, debuted in the city recently
VICTORIOUS TEAM: Ravi Gollapudi, Srinivas Balusu, Satya Vegi, Dilip Chakravarthy and Koteshwar Rao. (Photo: DC)
 VICTORIOUS TEAM: Ravi Gollapudi, Srinivas Balusu, Satya Vegi, Dilip Chakravarthy and Koteshwar Rao. (Photo: DC)

Hyderabad: Koteshwar Rao, who has had 15 years of experience in business development and sales, and his team emerged victorious in the first-ever Lean Startup Machine (LSM) held in Hyderabad. Regarded as the world’s most successful start-up workshop, LSM puts the ideas of aspiring entrepreneurs through rigorous tests and validation in three days. And ideas that survive here, survive the market.

Fortunately for Koteshwar, he had his idea of ‘Mind Maps’ in place since 2012 and was only looking for a nod from experts. What is ‘Mind Maps’? Koteshwar explains, “It is a technique to convert text, concepts and whatever you read into images. These images help in memorising things better. It’s science.”

 

Mind mapping isn’t new and was developed by Tony Buzan in the UK 45 years ago, says Koteshwar and he is only hoping to popularise it.

“You know the term ‘Photographic memory’, it comes from the fact that our brain registers and retains pictorial information faster,” he says.

Though he has demonstrated Mind Maps to 1,000s of students and corporate executives, he hasn’t found takers yet. Koteshwar says, “That’s because there aren’t many Mind Maps trainers in the city to take it forward.”

This was one of the take-aways from the LSM, where he and his team-mates, Dilip Chakravarthy, Ravi Gollapudi, Srinivas Balusu, Satya Vegi and Anuraag Reddy met parents and students on streets and got their feedback.

 

According to Koteshwar, “Investors at the event showed interest and have given me a month to present a business plan to scale up my venture.”
Apart from that, he is also working to translate entire subjects into ‘Mind Maps’ syllabus.

...




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT