Vivek Srinivasan

Mentor, Speaker, Thinker.

Vivek knows a little about a lot of things. He is an avid reader and dives into a variety of topics including science, politics, economics, business and art. He enjoys the intersection of all of these subjects and loves to talk about all of these.

You can learn more about him on this website.

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Engaging Student to build the Future - Vivek Srinivasan

Some Quirky Stuff
  • Vivek Srinivasan wrote a book in 12 hours only to realise that it still took about a year to get it published and out to the press.

  • Vivek lost 20 Kgs over the course of 15 months. It was a lot of work and a lot of effort but ultimately very satisfying and enriching experience. He learnt a lot about himself in the process.

  • Travelled to Europe and visited 7 cities in 8 days across 4 countries because he wanted to see everything. Turned out Vivek need a vacation after that vacation. Those 7 days were work. Also he had to book only 2 nights in a hotel, was travelling most nights!

  • Startups Club has ensured that Vivek travels the length and breadth across India. Has travelled to more than 20 states in India and will be adding more in the days to come.

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Thinking

Thinking is a double edged sword. I often advice entrepreneurs to think about what they plan to do. I also advice them to spend time thinking about their business rather than getting down to execution. Thought is a cheap simulation machine that is available to us. The more data you feed (talk to potential customers)

When things fall apart…

Hold it together. Often the difference between those who lead and those who follow is merely this. In life there will be instances when things would not go your way. We all operate on assumptions and it should come as no surprise that some of those assumptions turn out to be wrong. The more fundamental

On Carrying On…

In an experiment that was conducted in the 1960’s two dogs were placed in two separate cages. Each dog then received a series of electric shocks to their hind legs at the same time. The first dog’s cage was fitted with a pad which it could push with its nose and stop the electricity. The

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