Author Archives: Gaurav Tewari

In Ecommerce – Revenues are Ego, Profit is Intellect

When it comes to ecommerce or retail, Revenues are Ego, Margin is Intellect.  I owe this key insight to my former partner Tom Stemberg, who founded Staples and built it from scratch to a $17B company.  Ecommerce businesses, by and … Continue reading

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Keynote Panel at AlwaysOn Venture Summit Silicon Valley

I recently participated in the opening keynote panel of AlwaysOn’s signature event, Venture Summit Silicon Valley (VSSV).  My highly distinguished fellow panelists included Norm Fogelsong from Institutional Venture Partners and Neil Dempsey from Bay Partners.  It was really quite an … Continue reading

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10 Quotes to Live by

“Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” “You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” “People often say motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it … Continue reading

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Viva Los Cabos

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After a recent visit to Los Cabos, I think I can relate to Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place on Earth”. Enjoy:    

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MIT Ranked as the #1 University in the World

As a student I had, like most students, a love-hate relationship with MIT.  You love the environment, the rich academic ambiance, the incredible breadth of talent, the access to world-class resources, the proximity to Boston but hate the fact that … Continue reading

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Judging the G-Startup Competition at the Global Mobile Internet Conference

I was honored to be a lead judge at the G-Startup competition of the Silicon Valley Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) held at the San Jose Convention Center. Other speakers and judges included Yuri Milner, Tim Draper, Vaughan Smith (VP, … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour of Investing – Part 2

I was pleased to be a featured speaker on Part 2 of the Voice of  America Radio segment relating to the “sweet and sour of investing.”  You can listen to the entire segment here. You’re a game-changer! You’ve created the … Continue reading

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