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5 Ways to Validate a Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.
Last year, I embarked upon a personal challenge to validate a business idea in 30 days. To make it even more difficult, it was a random idea chosen by my readers. They asked me to do it without using my existing website, traffic and business connections and without spending more than 20 hours per week on the project. On top of that, I limited myself to spending no more than $500 validating this idea. The experiment was a success.In just two weeks, I built an email list of 565 subscribers without having an actual website. Then, I reached out to a handful of those subscribers and pre-sold 12 copies of a book that didn't even exist yet, all in less than 30 days. I wrote about the experiment in real-time with in-depth weekly updates, successes, failures and lessons learned along the way, right here in my validation challenge. Today, I want to share with you the five most effect…

Gamesa India inks pact with Hero Future Energies

Gamesa India, a leading renewable energy company, has signed a 100 mW Wind Power Project Order with Hero Future Energies (HFE), a venture of The Hero Group that caters to providing renewable power. 

Under this contract Gamesa will supply and erect 50 units of G97-2.0 mW turbines with a tower height of 104 metres at Dhar site in Madhya Pradesh. The commissioning is scheduled for March 2016.

 Chairman and Managing Director, Gamesa India. Ramesh Kymal said, “We are happy to announce our new order win from The Hero Group. This partnership shows the trust customers have in our project capabilities and help us inch closer to the renewable energy targets set by the government which will secure the energy requirements of the country.”

Rahul Munjal, Managing Director of Hero Future Energies (HFE), commented, “Completing this and other such developments in the pipeline, our cumulative installed capacity is likely to be over 500 mW by 2016.”