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Finshots: Improving India's financial literacy, one article at a time

25 Mar 2021

Finshots: Improving India's financial literacy, one article at a time

While pursuing MBA at IIM Ahmedabad, Bhanu Harish Gurram realized that an average Indian's financial literacy is sub-par. Moreover, financial news is loaded with technical jargon and aimed squarely at someone from the industry.

How this IIT-Madras incubated start-up is reimagining India's construction industry

03 Apr 2021

How this IIT-Madras incubated start-up is reimagining India's construction industry

After witnessing the havoc wreaked by the 2015 Chennai floods first-hand, then 22-year-old Shree Ram Ravichandran felt there was a dire need for disaster relief shelters which can be swiftly deployed.

This entrepreneur is helping small brands grow through digital marketing

01 Feb 2021

This entrepreneur is helping small brands grow through digital marketing

Amit Duggal spent his early life in Dehradun - a hill town nestled in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges - before shifting base to New Delhi to pursue an MBA degree.

Here's how Balazs Kardos became an inspiration from an immigrant

23 Sep 2020

Here's how Balazs Kardos became an inspiration from an immigrant

Balazs W Kardos's life wasn't always champagne and roses.

Top 12 Entrepreneurs to watch in 2020

12 Aug 2020

Top 12 Entrepreneurs to watch in 2020

The is a big difference between having an idea and actually executing it. This is what separates the dreamers from the doers. It makes no sense to write a goal that you have no intention of following through on.

Indian teenage entrepreneur ProSingh is growing exponentially

12 Aug 2020

Indian teenage entrepreneur ProSingh is growing exponentially

Parwinder Singh aka "ProSingh" is a social media influencer, writer, and businessman.

Happy Birthday Kylie Jenner: Lesser-known facts about her

10 Aug 2020

Happy Birthday Kylie Jenner: Lesser-known facts about her

Kylie Jenner is a media personality whose name is synonymous to all things fashion. But beyond the physical beauty, lies an entrepreneur par excellence who has built an empire surrounding beauty in just her teens.

Entrepreneur Paras Vijay Gupta's risk taking bears sweet fruits today

03 Aug 2020

Entrepreneur Paras Vijay Gupta's risk taking bears sweet fruits today

An engineering dropout who never really loved it in the first place, Paras Vijay Gupta took a huge risk, but it proved to be fruitful.

Meet Chandigarh's Harbhajan Kaur who launched her startup at 90

14 Jan 2020

Meet Chandigarh's Harbhajan Kaur who launched her startup at 90

It's never too late to follow your dreams, and Chandigarh's 94-year-old Harbhajan Kaur proves just that.

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

24 Oct 2019

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

10 Aug 2019

Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

In India, becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and is also one of the most respected professions.

Five companies started by GATE rankers who became entrepreneurs

07 Aug 2019

Five companies started by GATE rankers who became entrepreneurs

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

#CareerBytes: How to train yourself to become an entrepreneur?

12 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: How to train yourself to become an entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs are considered the building blocks of economic growth and advancement. Nowadays, becoming an entrepreneur has become a preferred career choice for many youngsters.

Five doctors turned entrepreneurs in India to know about

11 Jul 2019

Five doctors turned entrepreneurs in India to know about

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and it is one of the most sought-after professions in the country.

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

08 Jul 2019

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Five famous alumni of IIT Delhi you should know about

02 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Delhi you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Meet the woman who planned Priyanka-Nick engagement, Virat-Anushka wedding

22 Jun 2019

Meet the woman who planned Priyanka-Nick engagement, Virat-Anushka wedding

A commoner in India has always been fascinated by big fat weddings that seem too good to be true.

Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about

20 Jun 2019

Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program comprising Foundation, Intermediate, and Final courses.

Is Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' secret wedding her latest scam?

18 Jun 2019

Is Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' secret wedding her latest scam?

Disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes (35) has reportedly gotten married to her fiancé, hotel heir Billy Evans (27), in a secret ceremony.

Five iconic transgenders of 'firsts' in India to know about

10 Jun 2019

Five iconic transgenders of 'firsts' in India to know about

In India, transgender persons face discrimination, injustice, abuse, rejection, and isolation from society in almost every aspect of their lives.

These Bollywood stars are successful entrepreneurs in new avatar

22 May 2019

These Bollywood stars are successful entrepreneurs in new avatar

It's common knowledge by now that Shahrukh Khan's wealth doesn't come from films alone.

Stories of 5 IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

12 May 2019

Stories of 5 IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

This 15-year-old Indian is Britain's youngest accountant

24 Apr 2019

This 15-year-old Indian is Britain's youngest accountant

In a remarkable news, London-based Indian-origin boy, Ranveer Singh Sandhu, has become Britain's youngest accountant.

A group of home-bound mothers create news app for kids

15 Mar 2019

A group of home-bound mothers create news app for kids

Kids are utterly curious, and rightly so.

This start-up is helping rural women 'knit' their future

10 Mar 2019

This start-up is helping rural women 'knit' their future

Heard of 'The Original Knit'? It's both an online and offline platform, where you can find handmade woolen wear for babies and toddlers.

14-year-old boy builds online toy empire, earns Rs. 14L/year

05 Feb 2019

14-year-old boy builds online toy empire, earns Rs. 14L/year

E-commerce websites have given rise to many success stories of entrepreneurs, irrespective of their age and gender.

Haryana woman earns Rs. 8L/month selling handbags on Flipkart

25 Jan 2019

Haryana woman earns Rs. 8L/month selling handbags on Flipkart

E-commerce space has given rise to many inspiring success stories of women entrepreneurs across the country.

Which states provide the best ecosystem for start-ups? Check here

22 Dec 2018

Which states provide the best ecosystem for start-ups? Check here

The exponential rise in start-up ecosystem in the country has given opportunities to many to transform their ideas into businesses.

Four Indian-origin women among Forbes' top American women in technology

30 Nov 2018

Four Indian-origin women among Forbes' top American women in technology

Four Indian-origin women - Padmasree Warrior, Komal Mangtani, Neha Narkhede, and Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan - have been named by Forbes magazine in the 2018 list of the 'Top Women in Technology' in the US.

This Chennai woman earns millions by selling sarees on WhatsApp

15 Nov 2018

This Chennai woman earns millions by selling sarees on WhatsApp

The world may not be able to decide if social media is a boon or curse, but Chennai-based Shanmuga Priya can.

China's ICBC sets up $200mn-fund for investing in Indian MSMEs

13 Nov 2018

China's ICBC sets up $200mn-fund for investing in Indian MSMEs

The Indian unit of China's largest bank, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has set up $200mn fund for investing in Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Tripura CM Deb asks students to be employers, not employees

11 Nov 2018

Tripura CM Deb asks students to be employers, not employees

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb yesterday appealed to the students of the National Institute of Technology, Agartala to take up entrepreneurship to develop Tripura as a "model state".

Set up intellectual property centres, innovation labs: UGC tells universities

17 Oct 2018

Set up intellectual property centres, innovation labs: UGC tells universities

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities and higher education institutions to set up 'Intellectual Property Centers' and 'Innovation Labs'.

To promote entrepreneurship, Rajasthan-govt sends 91 students to Silicon Valley

28 Aug 2018

To promote entrepreneurship, Rajasthan-govt sends 91 students to Silicon Valley

Rajasthan government has sent 91 students under "Student Startup Exposure Program" to Silicon Valley as part of its efforts to promote entrepreneurship in the state.

These quake-hit women in Maharashtra are setting new entrepreneurship goals

26 Aug 2018

These quake-hit women in Maharashtra are setting new entrepreneurship goals

Women in Maharashtra's Latur and Osmanabad districts, which were hit by an earthquake 25 years ago, refused to be defeated by the catastrophe and took it as challenge to restore their houses and in turn became entrepreneurs.

This website is all you need for government-schemes, jobs, exams

23 Aug 2018

This website is all you need for government-schemes, jobs, exams

The central and state governments roll out several schemes, implement various initiatives and policies for citizens.

This poor farmer-turned-entrepreneur today owns a Rs. 14L car!

04 Aug 2018

This poor farmer-turned-entrepreneur today owns a Rs. 14L car!

A man in his 50s alights from his Honda Civic car and instructs his subordinates to start the day's work, while he'd supervise.

13-year-old Mumbai boy is a budding-entrepreneur of a logistics start-up

18 Jul 2018

13-year-old Mumbai boy is a budding-entrepreneur of a logistics start-up

Tilak Mehta is like any other teenager. The 13-year-old attends a Mumbai suburban school and rues about his father coming home from work late.

Here are the 5 apps that every entrepreneur should use

17 Jul 2018

Here are the 5 apps that every entrepreneur should use

Are you a self-starter, energetic, creative and determined individual? Simply, in one word are you an entrepreneur?

Serena Williams: Tennis-star, entrepreneur, activist, mother and more

16 Jul 2018

Serena Williams: Tennis-star, entrepreneur, activist, mother and more

Serena Williams: Tennis-champion, entrepreneur, activist, mother, and the list goes on. Does this woman stop to even breathe?