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.
MapmyIndia’s Third Right Turn
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
On a cloud of confidence
Data protection and retrieval specialist, Druva recently received a Series B funding of US $ 12 million from Nexus Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. The company is now all set to expand into Germany, France, Spain and the Nordics
iCreate Software’s banking intelligence and analytics solutions help integrate banking data better to provide actionable insights. With this unique value proposition, the company is aiming to be among the top five players for business intelligence in the global banking arena by 2014
In the right Direxion
Through its recent collaboration with Canada-based Loyalty One, loyalty programme provider, Direxions, is looking to capture a client base in new geographies
Understand the nuances of building a growth company in the software-as-a-service space in India
A Fine Balancing Act
Ybrant Digital, a digital marketing company, has found success by maintaining a healthy balance between organic and inorganic growth. As it grows from strength to strength, the company’s top management see it emerging as a leader as fragmented markets consolidate themselves in the future
Infosys’ Product Story
India’s most revered IT-services company has a product story to tell. Here’s a look at how Finacle, Infosys’ product for the banking and financial services sector, is today among the top enterprise solutions used by banks in over 65 countries
Building software for commodity trading
Eka Software, the software solutions provider to the commodity trade and risk management segment, is among the fastest growing product technology companies in the country
The Right Turn
MapmyIndia.com aims to make India an easily navigable nation with accurate maps and portable devices. It remains to be seen if it has a real impact on the way India travels.
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...