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Farming the right idea
01 Feb
2015
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Though an agricultural economy, Indian harvesting and post harvesting technology is quite outdated. Aspada Investments-backed LEAF aims to correct this while simultaneously benefiting the farmers and the consumers

"Businesses don’t go anywhere, people do"
01 Apr
2013
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Mindtree’s Subroto Bagchi urges entrepreneurs to think of their journey as a process of continuously creating infrastructure – physical, intellectual and emotional. He specifically emphasises on the importance of scaling up one’s team simply because businesses don’t go anywhere, people do

The “Anchor” Factor
01 Apr
2013
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In our January 2013 edition, we published a 101-point checklist titled ‘Entrepreneurship 101 – a definitive checklist for decision-makers at startups. In this edition’s Entrepreneurship 101 Series we dig deep into point #63 – Getting an anchor in the early phase

Plan A to Plan B and beyond
15 Oct
2011
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An entrepreneur’s move from Plan A to Plan B must be ‘process-oriented’, says John Mullins, professor of management practice at London Business School and co-author of ‘Getting to Plan B: Breaking Through to a Better Business Model’. In this interview with The Smart CEO, Mullins shares his ideas on how to make Plan B work and work well for an entrepreneur.

Snapdeal’s Plan D
15 Oct
2011
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When Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal were ready to take the entrepreneurial plunge, they never thought about building an Internet business. They just wanted to pioneer discount couponing in India

MapmyIndia’s Third Right Turn
15 Oct
2011
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Rakesh and Rashmi Verma founded MapmyIndia in the early 90s. They made money by servicing corporate customers with Indian mapping data. Then, the founders’ son, Rohan Verma, built tremendous scale by monetising the mapping data his parents collected over fifteen years. Today, the company’s products include MapmyIndia.com, a GPS Navigator and the newly launched CarPad

Transition at Myntra
15 Oct
2011
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Mukesh Bansal, founder and CEO, Myntra, wanted to move away from a niche space into a market that was mainstream and large

Richcore’s R&D
15 Oct
2011
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Subramani Ramachandrappa, founder and managing director, Richcore Lifesciences, wants to create industrial enzymes through structured research and development

The thinking behind ThinkLabs
15 Oct
2011
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Gagan Goyal, founder and chief-executive officer, ThinkLabs, is working towards making hands-on education in schools and colleges a reality

The CarWale ride
15 Oct
2011
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Mohit Dubey, founder, CarWale, conducted multiple experiments around car sales before identifying a model that worked

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