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June, 2014

Fixing a supply gap

Jun 01, 2014

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Blume Ventures-backed Vox Pop Clothing partners with iconic brands such as Marvel, Warner Bros. and Disney, and develops merchandise for brands like Spiderman and Avengers in India. Siddharth Taparia, the founder, believes his business is really about closing a supply gap

True to your health

Jun 01, 2014

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Sameer Maheshwari, founder-CEO, Healthkart, expects this health e-commerce portal to grow five-fold in five years, riding on its strengths of authenticity and the ability to assist customers effectively

Selling hard-to-find products

Jun 01, 2014

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The founders of Hopscotch.com know a thing or two about selling to moms, thanks to their experience at Diapers.com. Now, with the acquisition of Skoolshop.com, they aim to further expand their product mix and reach, and scale up faster

India runs on chai

Jun 01, 2014

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With over 36 outlets spread across Bengaluru and New Delhi-NCR, Chai Point is looking to capture a sizable share of the Rs. 20,000 crore market for a cup of leisure chai by ensuring a wonderful last mile customer…  

Aiding Autowallahs

Jun 01, 2014

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Through mGaadi, a commuting service from India Drivers Network, Solomon Prakash and Vishy Kuruganti aim to organise auto rickshaw commuting in Bengaluru

Matchmaker for unorganised workers

Jun 01, 2014

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LabourNet not only matches available skills with requirements of employers, but also upskills and cross skills workers in the unorganised sector to improve chances of employability

How ovenfresh is expanding into a pan-india bakery chain

Jun 01, 2014

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After raising a Series B round in December 2014, Rajiv Subramanian plans to take bakery chain, Ovenfresh, to five more cities and 60 outlets by FY15

Building on trust

Jun 01, 2014

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Soumya Rajan started Waterfield Advisors to provide families and family-owned businesses with a wide spectrum of financial and advisory solutions. In the next two years, she aims to consolidate its position domestically and take the brand global

Street fighter

Jun 01, 2014

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With the launch of its desi production, Street 750, at a price of Rs. 4.3 lakh, Harley Davidson India is spearheading the growth of leisure motorcycling in the country

Riding on clarity and affordability

Jun 01, 2014

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Dr. Velumani, a scientist turned entrepreneur, wants to scale up Thyrocare Technologies by focusing on the four-billion strong middle income to upper middle income group across the world

Eyeing greater heights

Jun 01, 2014

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In the coming years, Valyoo Technologies’ sole focus will be on Lenskart.com. Through a combination of online and offline sales strategies such as door-to-door eye-check up, 3D Face Visualiser and physical stores, the company aims to touch revenues of Rs. 100 crore in FY15

Effective communication - The most important pillar of business excellence

Jun 01, 2014

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Communication is the most important determinant of business excellence. While most organisations place significant emphasis on communication with external stakeholders, from a business excellence perspective, internal communication is an equally important component

Staying agile

Jun 01, 2014

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Jisang Yoo, CEO of Mirae Asset Global Investments (India) talks about his stint in India, professional and personal challenges he faced and the investment climate in the country

“Often, change for change’s sake is extremely valuable.”

Jun 01, 2014

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In conversation with Srikant M. Datar, Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor at Harvard Business School, on rethinking the MBA curriculum, the broader forces reshaping companies of today and core principles that should always drive decision-makers

Get in touch with the real you!

Jun 01, 2014

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Sudhakar Ram, Author of The Connected Age and the managing director and Group CEO of Mastek, talks about how he wants his book to be a manual for personal change