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August, 2012

How Sula got it right

Aug 01, 2012

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A market leader in the Indian wine industry, Sula Vineyards’ rise to the top has been impressive. And behind the brand’s success is its founder and CEO, Rajeev Samant, who has been instrumental in setting a vision for his company. Sula was the first to establish a winery at Nasik and today, the region has up to 35 wineries. Even as Samant strives to enhance the taste of his indigenous wines, he is thinking ahead in terms of wine tourism and setting up wine bars. It is this lateral thinking that has ensured his brand has captured the attention of India

Analysing your social influence

Aug 01, 2012

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Unmetric Inc. is ramping up its team strength and integrating new metrics to its platform with an intention of establishing itself as a leader in the social media benchmarking and competitive intelligence space

Login for tuitions

Aug 01, 2012

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Meritnation.com, the online K-12 education service provider, is targeting a paid subscriber base of six lakh students over the next three years

Creating innovators

Aug 01, 2012

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Butterfly Fields is building a low-cost model for application oriented learning at the school level

Homemakers’ sentiment and the macro-economy

Aug 01, 2012

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Rashid Bilimoria, CEO of BluFin, a financial information company, is gearing up to launch several economic and financial indices to aid investors with much needed data. Its flagship product: a consumer confidence index (CCI) is a statistical index to measure consumer sentiment

A smooth ride ahead

Aug 01, 2012

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A well-known player in the premium bicycle segment, Firefox Bikes hopes to crank up its presence further as it looks to target 40 per cent growth on the number of bikes it sells and achieve a revenue target of Rs. 50 crore this financial year

Narayana hrudayalaya: From the Heart

Aug 01, 2012

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Balancing social impact and a strategy to execute on a sustainable business model lies at the core of Dr Devi Prasad Shetty’s plan of growing Narayana Hrudayalaya

Getting to the sole of e-commerce

Aug 01, 2012

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Manmohan Agarwal, founder and CEO, BigShoeBazaar, is giving e-commerce a shot in his second stint as an entrepreneur. In spite of operating in a crowded sector with low barriers to entry, Agarwal believes his team’s execution skills will ensure the company turns profitable within the coming year

Relying on human capital

Aug 01, 2012

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Leading integrated HR solutions and business services company, Ikya Human Capital Solutions, continues to expand through both inorganic and organic routes. The company is seeing a ten-fold growth as it aims to meet a turnover target of Rs. 1,000 crore this fiscal

Tweet me, Like me, Buy me

Aug 01, 2012

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Pradeep Chopra, co-founder and CEO of Digital Vidya, shares his views on how companies can leverage social media effectively

How to set up a Home repairs Services company?

Aug 01, 2012

Krishnan Ganesh, a serial entrepreneur, takes prospective entrepreneurs through the modus operandi of setting up this business

You’re hired? Not so easy!

Aug 01, 2012

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A college degree does not necessarily guarantee good skill sets useful in a work environment. To change that, companies and educational institutions need to work together to develop a curriculum to ensure a more productive workforce. Going one step further, industry professionals need to double up as faculty members – all possible in today’s digital world

Engage To Enhance

Aug 01, 2012

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By engaging its employees, an organisation can enhance the productivity of its workforce. And this is an office truth that every CEO learns early

The social e-gift

Aug 01, 2012

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Badhai.in allows Internet users to buy gift vouchers, either individually or by teaming up, which can be stored on their mobile devices. It’s a sublime intersection of gift vouchers, social networks and mobile-shopping

The virtual library

Aug 01, 2012

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In India and in the west, books and e-commerce have always had a special relationship. Taking this one step further, we’re witnessing the advent of online libraries

Feeling bookish

Aug 01, 2012

Fiction, non-fiction, biographies, business books and many more – what do heads of organisations love reading during their pastime? We talk to a few of them to find out their favourites