About a quarter of homes in India have a fridge – for the first time a family in one village near Calcutta has installed one in their house.
A few years ago Tom Kosnik and I worked on some research together regarding entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. We tried to find something to compare it with and decided to use climb Mount Everest could work as a comparison. We read “Into Thin Air” by Jan Krakauer and were amazed by the story itself but also by how many comparisons that could be made with the challenges that an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley had to face. Here is a TED-talk that I think also merits as a way of understanding entrepreneurial endeavors – probably anywhere in the world:
Why bother leaving the house
What do you think? Enjoy! Lena Ramfelt
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Contribution made thanks to Daniel Filipson, Stockholm School of Economics.
Contribution made thanks to Simbisai Mandizvidza, Stockholm School of Economics