June, 27, 2017
The TeamIndus Journey
07 Mar
  • Posted by Madhumita Prabhakar
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When Nandan Nilekani invested in TeamIndus, he did so simply because he thought the work and progress made by them would serve as an inspiration to young achievers and innovators for generations to come. Here, we chronicle the TeamIndus journey till date through an interview with its key team member; Rahul Narayan.

The fine art of building a cross-border business
07 Mar
  • Posted by Poornima Kavlekar (With Inputs from Madhumita Prabhakar)
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Last month, 18 entrepreneurs and C-level leaders got together to brainstorm the topic of ‘going global’ at the ‘Made in Chennai’ Roundtable co-organized by Smart CEO and IDA Ireland. They touched upon everything from company positioning and brand building to hiring and sales approaches. The discussion was captivating, filled with new ideas, strategies and peer-to-peer learning at its best.

The IPO Story
25 Oct
  • Posted by Poornima Kavlekar
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The journey of three entrepreneurs from the ideation phase to scaling up and, eventually, a listing in the public markets.

Filling in two cheque books
08 Sep
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Roopa Kudva nearly celebrated a silver jubilee at CRISIL before she assumed her role as the leader of impact investment firm, Omidyar Network India. At Omidyar, parallel efforts to invest in impact-driven ventures in both not-for-profit and for-profit companies is at the core of its investment philosophy. In this chat with The Smart CEO, Roopa touches upon Omidyar’s strategy to pick and choose the right companies to bet on, alongside the factors that have contributed towards making her an impactful leader

The leading lady of the bourses
29 Jul
  • Posted by Poornima Kavlekar
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Chitra Ramakrishna, currently the MD & CEO, National Stock Exchange, was part of the initial team that setup the exchange. In this story, Chitra, a Chartered Accountant, takes us through the finer nuances of building and scaling an entity like NSE.

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