BlackBook Digest: December

The Startup Guy
4 min readDec 27, 2020
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If you are an aspiring entrepreneur who is looking for a starting point to identifying the cracks in an ecosystem to get started on a venture, you might find the #Ideas series interesting. Here are the topics we covered in december.

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  • IDEA : Reviving Deadpool Startups: Over the past 14 years, I’ve come across several startups that were great ideas but just got the timing wrong. One way to come up with ideas is to dig through Deadpool lists and see if there is anything worth retrying.
  • IDEA : The Overflowing Granary: The Green revolution of the 1960s has led to a new problem — overproduction of grains, which has the country’s treasury running dry and food granary overflowing.
  • IDEA : The Killer voice app: Every platform, in order to succeed, needs a killer app in its portfolio. Launched in 2014, Amazon Echo has more than 100mn devices, and the killer app is YET to emerge. But this isn’t just about Amazon Echo. Here are 3 ideas.
  • IDEA : The Business of Living Art: Anything that takes time to be made more aesthetically pleasing is considered art. As we move from bare necessities to aesthetics and luxury, here is a venture idea that is bound to become lucrative — and it is alive.

You can see the full list of 27 ideas here that cover sectors from Geriatric care, to the future of healthcare and work.

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