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November, 2012

It’s yet to happen in india

Nov 01, 2012

I am going to begin this editor’s note with a confession. I am writing this on a high, one that’s come about thanks to an overdose of ideas from Wired and Fast Company magazines, TED talks and attendance…  

Spotlight on 10 companies featured in the past

Oct 10, 2013

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Apart from taking us through how their businesses have grown, 10 entrepreneurs share with us some key lessons they learnt during their expansion phase

When I was young, my father often used to tell me that it is important to listen to others narrate their experiences as one can gain a different perspective or perhaps a valuable lesson or two from it. To be honest, I understood the merit of his statement only when I started my career and found myself stuck in tough situations. I looked around for advice, sought out friends who might have found themselves in a similar situation and tried to understand how they tackled it. In the world of business, an entrepreneur will understand this situation much better than anyone else, which also justifies the reason for them seeking out mentors.

A bifocal strategy

Nov 01, 2012

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While growth is imperative for Aravind Eye Care Hospitals, it has never lost sight on reaching eye care to a greater number of people in need, especially in rural India

Automating commodity trading

Nov 01, 2012

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Eka Software, which makes software for the commodity trading market, has made a mark by bringing in smart products for a volatile sector

Growing up

Nov 01, 2012

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Increasing its footprint with more preschool centres and growing its K12 segment of schools have ensured that EuroKids’ education services division has stayed on top of the game

Chhota bheem’s bigger goals

Nov 01, 2012

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With a successful animated feature film, growth in its merchandising business and a Chhota Bheem carnival, Green Gold Animation is ensuring its little hero continues to captivate children

Math-makers

Nov 01, 2012

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HeyMath! aims to become a global leader in mathematics education and reach Rs. 250 crore in revenue in the next five years by focusing on creating products in different languages, student centric programmes and developing expertise in science

The league of fashion brands

Nov 01, 2012

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Through its movie-inspired collection and its Manchester United range of products, Bengaluru-based Indus-League Clothing plans to reach the Rs. 1,000 crore revenue mark over the next two years

Hop on the redbus

Nov 01, 2012

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In FY 2012, redBus grew its top line 3x, touching a turnover of Rs. 350 crore and in the process registered its first profitable year

Teamlease on a mission

Nov 01, 2012

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By partnering with the Karnataka State Government to privatise its employment exchanges and setting in motion TeamLease University, a vocational training university, TeamLease is focused on delivering on its tagline, ‘putting India to work’

In the business of returns

Nov 01, 2012

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As a market leader in the reverse logistics space, Reverse Logistics Company with its chain of branded stores, GreenDust, is expecting to reach a turnover of Rs. 300 crore this fiscal

The fitness mix

Nov 01, 2012

Talkwalkars’ growth strategy: offering new concepts such as NuForm, Zumba Fitness and Reduce in its gyms and making an entry into Tier II and Tier III cities

Bringing back ayurveda

Nov 01, 2012

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Having become the first Ayurveda hospital to become nationally accredited, AyurVAID Hospitals hopes to show that the ancient form of medicine can treat mainstream diseases as it looks to scale and become a pan-India brand

The right recipe

Nov 01, 2012

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By focusing on a single product, Dheeraj Gupta is confident that vada pavs can become popular pan India. He is now targeting 200 Jumbo King outlets by 2015 and hopes to replicate McDonald’s success with the desi burger

Data meets design

Nov 01, 2012

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FusionCharts wants to be at the forefront of the evolution seen in data visualisation by releasing additional products for the iOS platform

Around the world

Nov 23, 2012

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While some like to explore India, others head to foreign shores for their holiday breaks. We ask a few heads of companies about their favourite holiday destinations

Know business like Show business

Nov 01, 2012

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How both the film industry and the business world can be influenced by each other in their workings

Maximising it possibilities

Nov 01, 2012

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The IT sector is going through a techtonic shift as its reach goes beyond technology companies and into the board rooms of every organisation. Here are some of the trends that will govern how businesses can successfully leverage technology to win

Breaking the Social media triad

Nov 01, 2012

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Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter form the three behemoths in social media currently in India. But there are other avenues that are slowly gathering followers. Though in many western countries they already have their own die-hard supporters, in India they still have long strides to make. Let us look at some of these other social mediums that are creating a steady buzz.

The subconscious factor

Nov 01, 2012

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Poornima Kavlekar decodes why she’s not an entrepreneur. Atleast, not yet!

Headroom for growth

Nov 01, 2012

Ashish Kashyap, Group CEO, ibibo, shares his thoughts on the top five opportunities and threats in the ecommerce sector

“We need better regulations, not more”

Nov 01, 2012

Key takeaways from the International Banking Summit organised by Financial Times and Yes Bank

Advertising 2.0

Nov 01, 2012

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The world of marketing could turn advertising on its heels if it ventured into the concept of multi-brand advertising that would not only bring down advertising costs but also build better brand loyalty