Luck has played a significant role in each of our lives; it has been the tailwind that you needed to succeed or has left your side just when you needed it the most. In this story, business leaders and an author talk to us about how luck changed their lives.read more
Abhiraj bhal, Co-founder, Urbanclap.com, a services marketplaceread more
Amish Tripathi, Authorread more
Anu Acharya, Founder, Mapmygenome, a molecular diagnostics companyread more
R. Gopalakrishnan, non-executive director of Tata Sons, is also an author of many best-selling books. Among his recent launches is a book titled ‘Six Lenses- Vignettes of Success, Career and Relationships’ which draws lessons from his rich life experiences. Interestingly, luck is one of the six lenses in this book.read more
Gowri Shankar Subramanian, CEO, Aspire Systems, global technology services firmread more
Kunal Nandwani, founder, uTrade, technology-based stock trading platformread more
Navneet Singh, co-founder, PepperTap, on-demand grocery delivery services companyread more
Ranga Reddy, CEO and co-founder, Maveric Systems, software testing company which provides lifecycle assurance for software applicationsread more
Shivangini Parihar, co-founder, The Summer House, sustainable luxury brand selling clothing and housewareread more
Vivek Srivastava, CEO, Health Care at Home India, home healthcare services companyread more
Truweight Wellness aims to bring about weight loss in its clients through a meal mentorship programme that focuses on nutritional benefits as opposed to calorie countingread more
Former Lehman employee, Kunal Nandwani, founded UTrade Solutions in 2011, with the goal of creating a tech-based platform to improve trading experience in global capital markets. Today the company offers a slew of products – multi-asset trading platforms, order & risk management systems, pre & post trade analytics, and data analytics products – to clients globally.read more
Shivangini Parihar and Rekha Datla’s sustainable luxury brand, The Summer House, was founded with the vision of bringing to fore the simplicity, originality and quality of the past.read more
Ravi Virmani, the former COO of Max Healthcare, often had friends reaching out to him to get their queries on healthcare answered. This helped him realize a key problem in India’s booming healthcare industry – lack of transparent information on doctor quality, pricing, etc. – and it nudged him to startup CrediHealth.read more
From UK-based Pouring Pounds to India-based Cashkaro, the Kalaari-funded startup is well on its way to popularise the concept of cashback in India in the next one year. In this story, the founders talk about how they intend to create awareness about the concept, and retain their position as a market leader in the Indian cashback industryread more
With its two-pronged approach of agri-warehouse management and credit to farmers, Sohan Lal Commodity Management aims to double the number of warehouses in a year and reach a turnover of more than Rs. 2,600 crore in FY15-16.read more
Brigade Enterprises, which had a turnover of Rs. 1310 crore in FY14-15, is gearing up to achieve a 30 per cent revenue growth in the current fiscal. A key part of its strategy is to deeply understand the dynamic nature of any demand cycle.read more
With a strong focus on the therapeutic dermatological market and adaptation of the portfolio approach, Curatio Healthcare is gearing up to capitalise on a growing market and become a Rs. 400 crore revenue company by 2020.read more
Researchers from Steelcase, a company that provides workplace solutions, have found that understanding how brains work is crucial to studying workers’ behaviors and the changing nature of work. The author highlights five common scenarios to look out for at workread more
By consolidating its business verticals, SportzVillage, has a renewed focus on sports education and fitness. Through EduSports, the company works with 400 schools in 100 cities impacting over 3.5 lakh students; while SportzConsult specializes in organizing sports-related events for corporates such as Axis Bank, Johnson & Johnson and Nike, amongst others.read more
The founder of Norwest-backed startup, Attune Technologies, shares vital lessons on cracking fund raising and B2B sales in the healthcare solutions space.read more
GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name registrar with a market capitalization of US $5 billion, is nearly as old as the Internet itself. Rajiv Sodhi, the company’s managing director in India, gives us a glimpse into his marketing strategy for the Indian market.read more
In conversation with Indranil Das Blah, former VP of Globosport and the CEO of Mumbai City FC, on the art of building a long-term sports brandread more
Godrej & Boyce’s Industrial Products Division’s Chief Operating Officer, Kaustubh Shukla talks about the company’s disruptive innovative ideas, marketing techniques and the future growth strategies which include a steady growth rate of 25 per cent in the coming yearsread more
The Snapdeal Pivot
In January 2013, Snapdeal had a mere US $100,000 in the bank, a small chunk left after it had burned through almost all of the US $57 million it had raised since September 2009. Th...
Transformation by design
Polaris’ Arun Jain has engineered a unique strategy at the mid-sized financial technology company, incubating a robust products company from within a running services entity. He ...
In coffee, we trust
Tata Starbucks is the coming together of two iconic brands. 34-year-old Avani Saglani Davda, the company’s CEO, explains to us why her game plan for Starbucks in India is to “g...
Where there’s traction, Money will follow
Deepinder Goyal, founder and CEO, Zomato, shares a great working relationship with investor Sanjeev Bikhchandani of Info Edge for one simple reason: Bikhchandani is more entreprene...
Playing 20 Questions with Mittu Chandilya
The AirAsia India boss discusses his interview experience with Tony Fernandes, his firm-and-fair management style and why it is crucial to be a serial innovator to win in the aviat...
Where ownership and management are different
Dr. Ranjan Pai, Managing Director, Manipal Education and Medical Group, has led the professionalisation of the Group by consciously empowering his senior managers, seeding several ...
Building a Happy Company
Ashok Soota-led Happiest Minds Technologies has woven happiness into its business process. Find out how you can do it too....
Narayana Health’s ten-year plan
Narayana Health’s Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty wants to rewrite India’s healthcare story. His personal mantra: it is pointless talking about all the advancements in healthcare if peo...
Creative Dialogue on Scaling Up
Cognizant’s Lakshmi Narayanan indulges in a creative, freewheeling chat with L. Kannan and Vijay Babu of Vortex Engineering, a solar-ATM manufacturer....
"Businesses don’t go anywhere, people do"
Mindtree’s Subroto Bagchi urges entrepreneurs to think of their journey as a process of continuously creating infrastructure – physical, intellectual and emotional. He specific...