ENTREPRENEUR
Q&A with Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder and CEO, Matrimony.com on the impact of Covid19 on online matrimony and why he is bullish on the future....

The author of Future Shock says that in the post pandemic world, innovation will decide whether a startup prospers or perishes....

Made in Bhopal, Aslov Automotives’ electric scooter Hyena M1 has been designed for India. Founder and MD Mohit Nagaich spells out its vision....

Business at The Bark in Chennai is slow, but picking up pace. The café where guests can dine with their canines and let them socialise with peers, is also seeing a new set of guests post lockdown....

AI-powered seed-to-plate farm aggregator Aibono is on track enter modern retail and go direct to consumer by end-2020. Vivek Rajkumar’s five-year-old company is also making agriculture reliable for small farmers – and cool – again....

Metamorphosis Edu is taking entrepreneurship education to schools and incubating ideas from students. Its 20-something founder Pavan Allena also wants to create a ‘Young Angels Network’....

After 14 years of ‘selling cigarettes’, Jairam Shetgaonkar founded Smilepad Hygiene that makes wood pulp-core sanitary pads, among other things. The zero-debt company made over Rs.14 crores in the year ending March 2020, taking both organic and acquisition routes....

Two working women, how they discovered entrepreneurship along the way, and what we can learn from their journeys....

In conversation with Upkar Sharma of Crea Worldwide, which pivoted from bags to PPE in record time while remaining rooted in innovation....

The propensity and ability to solve a problem is what makes an entrepreneur. The motivation to solve a social problem is always higher, contends the author....

In a startup universe and media obsessed with valuations and unicorns, how influenced are founders and what should their approach be? We asked Agilio Labs' Aditya Save....

Coimbatore Management Association’s ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2020’ Deepa Muthukumarasamy turned to business full-time only in 2017. The Founder and CEO of Some More Foods from Tirupur is realising national and international ambitions now....

His device makes water from air at less than 87 paise per litre. But he wants to make it free. Meet Dr. Kumar Loganathan, a serial innovator and a social entrepreneur at heart....

Start-ups looking to solve real problems using innovation must be celebrated....

From Trichy to Tiptur, and Technology to Healthcare...

Kala Ghoda crusades on through tough times. Here's why we need to keep the festival alive....

Three young aerospace engineers are making pavement and roof tiles from single use plastic. Up next is a fishing boat. It all started with their final year project....

The fully biodegradable ‘Earth Bag’ is among results of CREA's new innovation agenda...

After emerging as a CES 2020 Product Innovation Honoree, BluSnap's BLU3 E20 will debut at the global consumer electronics show in Las Vegas in January 2020. Here's how it all began....

Edited excerpts from a timeless conversation with the father of the ‘second white revolution’....

ArtisansCrest.com is keeping some artisans in business and some of India’s ancient art and craft forms alive. But it seeks to do much more....

When Dileep More headed to teach at IIM Kolkata, he didn’t realise he was in for an awakening. One that would take him back to his roots, to Mhalunge village in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district....

Tell us your innovation story. It could be someone’s stimulus for growth, stimulus for good....

Born as a personalised gifting site, Engrave earns two thirds of its revenue from corporate gifting and awards today. Up ahead is a ‘smart’ interactive name board, among other innovations....

Singer who became the face of the movement against sexual harassment, has made up for dwindling singing and dubbing assignments with enterprising entrepreneurial ventures...