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.


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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Building businesses around Habits

If you are building a consumer business think habits. Every successful consumer business uses a fundamental insight into consumer behaviour to exploit the same and profit from it. Even if you ask a tea vendor by the roadside, he operates on great insight. He knows people have lunch between 1 PM and 2 PM. As

Why we are wrong about AI

Steve Jobs very famously said that computer will be the bicycle for the mind, or so he had hoped. Somewhere along the way, we moved away from using computers to support us. Today, we are moving towards making them do the entire thing. I often think about this bit from Dan Norman. People are flexible,


We all need ‘Push’ to get things done. If you have managed projects, you know what I am talking about. You could have managed just yourself or a team. There are many ways in which the push can arrive. You can have deadlines that make the push come through; you can create a fear of

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