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January, 2012

The job of an entrepreneur

Feb 01, 2012

I follow the ‘other Steve’ on Facebook. The man I am referring to is of course, Steve Wozniak, the technical brain behind Apple Computers and Steve Jobs’ partner since the early Apple days.

The story of a serial entrepreneur

Feb 01, 2012

The drive to go through the hardship of starting up multiple times is one key reason why Krishnan Ganesh, founder and CEO of TutorVista, is a four-time entrepreneur. He shares with us experiences from his entrepreneurial journey

Driving mobile content

Feb 01, 2012

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With its latest product ‘Touchsite’ for tablets, integrated mobile solutions provider Mobstac hopes to be ahead of cutting-edge technology and revolutionise content consumption

An appetite for more

Apr 01, 2012

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Having come out trumps with its online restaurant listings, Zomato.com has now forayed into the e-commerce space by selling tickets for restaurant-based New Year events. The InfoEdge-funded company is all set to grow further, while keeping its bootstrapping culture intact

The capillary effect

Feb 01, 2012

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Aneesh Reddy and his co-founders at Capillary Technologies are working on a cloud-based CRM product for the retail industry. They may just have stumbled upon a game-changing solution to help brick and mortar retailers compete against online retailers

The business of ATMs

Feb 01, 2012

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Prizm Payments has built a robust business around deploying ATMs and point-of-sale terminals for over 20 top banks in India. The company is now scouting for acquisition opportunities and is planning its international foray

Gearing up to skill

Feb 01, 2012

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IndiaCan was formed to fill the gap in skill development, which has not kept pace with India’s economic growth. With plans to increase its number of centers by another 100 – 150 next year, it also hopes to partner with National Skill Development Corporation to train people based on demands in different industry segments

“Entrepreneurs must understand that not all attrition is bad”

Feb 01, 2012

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Raman Roy, chairman and managing director of Quatrro Global Services, shares his insights on managing people within an organisation

A KPO’s Growth Strategy

Feb 01, 2012

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We analyse the growth strategy for a marketing services KPO in the fictional case study section, which is dedicated to discussing operational and strategic plans adopted by a fictional company as it scales up

The Corporate Farmers

Feb 01, 2012

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Coming from a professional background, Srivalli Krishnan and Venkat Subramanian of eFarm find that each day brings with it its own set of challenges. But their love for agriculture drives them to improve farmers’ productivity

Adieu, Steve

Feb 01, 2012

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Steve Jobs’ portrayal in the movie Pirates of Silicon Valley makes one question the true worth of an idea. But two of Jobs’ greatest achievements – aligning an entire company’s thinking with his vision of creating revolutionary products and winning the universal fan following of consumers – need to be acknowledged. Adieu, Steve!

The communication challenge

Feb 01, 2012

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Senior management professionals need to focus on sharing insights and perspectives while they communicate to their employees

Making long distance work

Feb 01, 2012

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Sandeep Dhar, CEO, TESCO Hindustan Service Centre shares his experience of running a global service centre out of India

The case for student startups

Feb 01, 2012

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Today, entrepreneurial drive among students is well supported by incubators, mentors and investors

Accelerating Minds

Feb 01, 2012

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The IIM-A based incubator, iAccelerator provides vital support for startups in the Internet and mobile domain. In its third year running, it hopes to form an essential link between entrepreneurs and investors

The Collaborative Entrepreneur

Feb 01, 2012

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Dr. Krishna Tanuku, executive director of the Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, discusses the role of research in Indian entrepreneurship and why he’s excited about inculcating the idea of a collaborative entrepreneur