The Face of Indian Animation
With a viewership of 34 million children, Chhota Bheem, the cartoon created by green gold animation, is the first ever Indian animation character to have its own line of branded merchandise and exclusive stores
An Animated Life
From Amar Chitra Katha to Karadi Tales, ACK Media chief-executive Samir Patil’s love for technology makes sure his company is at the forefront in driving quality children’s content for new and emerging media
Spreading the printed word online
As reading makes a comeback, Indian publishers are looking at tapping into new technologies to reach out to a wider audience. And industry experts believe that a new audience is waiting in the wings of India’s tier-II and III cities
Helping India Read in Many Languages
Realising the gap in regional language publishing and the need to create quality content to reach out to the non-English speaking people of the country, New Horizons Media has started with Tamil language publishing as its focus.
The business of blogging
Bloggers turning authors seems to be the latest trend in publishing. However, it remains to be seen if a blogger’s popularity within a niche segment makes their books popular.
Desi beats, global hit
DesiHits! has evolved from being a music portal that showcased desi talent to a multi-platform media company that fosters collaboration between South Asian and international music artistes
With more than 1,400 hours of programming for various broadcasters, Miditech promoters, Nikhil and Niret Alva have shown that pursuing an inherent passion makes good business sense.
The story of a serial entrepreneur
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...
The Wise Leader
Narayanan Vaghul, former chairman, ICICI Bank, draws ideas from American Generals during World War II, the life of Mahatma Gandhi and even Sachin Tendulkar’s cricketing career to...
How A.R.Rahman has almost perfected the art, or should one say the business of continuously re-inventing himself...
How you can own a slice of India’s next billion-dollar startup?
An inside peek into Mumbai Angels, one of India’s first angel investing clubs, and several reasons why angel investing can be exciting and rewarding...
Plan A to Plan B and beyond
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 ‘Get...
Inventor. Entrepreneur. Investor.
Vinod Dham, who is acknowledged as ‘Father of the Intel Pentium’ and currently founding-managing director at Indo U.S. Venture Partners, has constantly reinvented himself to st...
The People Man
Infosys’ Mohandas Pai is a man on a mission. His biggest challenge today: meeting the aspirations of 1,30,000 Infoscions...
It’s not a myth; it’s a belief
Devdutt Pattanaik shares his experience as the chief belief officer of Future Group and how his understanding of India has helped shape his career and the ethos of Future Group...
The business of quick service restaurants
For an Indian QSR, the best way to approach a business is to make smart choices - on menu, format, location and process. And for those who have managed to build a strong foundation...
Sanjeev Bikhchandani’s search for a Naukri
Info Edge’s executive vice-chairman, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, launched his first Internet portal, Naukri.com, in 1997 when India had only 14,000 Internet users. Today, he is churnin...