Vol 8 Issue 51, Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 21, 2017.

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  • Fortune with Saris

    Fortune with Saris

    Biren Kumar Basak used to sell saris door-to-door on the streets of Kolkata, carrying huge bundles of saris on his shoulders. As a successful sari trader now, with celebrity customers, his company’s turnover has crossed Rs 50 crore, says G Singh
      Posted    16-Dec-2017    Vol 8 Issue 51
  • Soaring High

    Soaring High

    When Tara Ranjan Patnaik founded his company Falcon, he himself did not imagine the heights to which his business would grow. With interests in marine products, steel, and real estate, today his group’s turnover is Rs 1,500 crore, says G Singh
      Posted    12-Dec-2017    Vol 8 Issue 50
  • Rising Star

    Rising Star

    As India’s famous woman boxer, five-time World Champion M C Mary Kom, enters the twilight of her illustrious career, 17-year-old Ankushita Bora hits the limelight winning the Youth World Championship. Tridib Baparnash profiles the teenage sensation
      Posted    09-Dec-2017    Vol 8 Issue 50
  • Wait, Get Rich

    Wait, Get Rich

    He came to Mumbai as a 13-year-old with just Rs 30 in his pocket. His first job was as a waiter in an office canteen, but today he runs a popular restaurant chain in Mumbai, whose annual turnover touched Rs 20 crore this year, says Deven Lad
      Posted    07-Dec-2017    Vol 8 Issue 49
  • The Standout Mantra

    The Standout Mantra

    From working as a part-time typist, and living with his father, a small-time clothes businessman, in a 200 sq ft room, this entrepreneur has seen the tough side of life. G Singh recounts his story of how he built a Rs 111 crore turnover company
      Posted    02-Dec-2017    Vol 8 Issue 49
  • Housing Tales

    Housing Tales

    A student housing startup launched in 2016 raked in Rs 10 crore revenue in just five months. Partho Burman profiles the trio - Rohit Pateria, Ankush Arora and Atul Kumar Singh - behind the startup that is aiming at Rs 100 crore turnover by 2018-19
      Posted    25-Nov-2017    Vol 8 Issue 48
  • Kolkatas Slumdog Millionaire

    Kolkatas Slumdog Millionaire

    Her father served as a captain in the British Army but stayed back in Kolkata after independence. The family fell into poverty and slept on pavements. G Singh traces the rags to riches story of a millionaire author, speaker and philanthropist
      Posted    18-Nov-2017    Vol 8 Issue 47
  • Art of Business

    Art of Business

    He almost invested nothing when he started his graphic designing business along with a friend with a computer that he bought on credit from a 8 ft by 6 ft room. Today, Pankaj Maloo’s company has touched a turnover of Rs 8 crore, says G Singh
      Posted    15-Nov-2017    Vol 8 Issue 46
  • The Purple Fleet

    The Purple Fleet

    A father started a car rental with four taxis and named it after his son, who played basketball and got into the Indian team. But following an injury the son joined his dad’s business and made it into a Rs 300 cr turnover company, says Deven Lad
      Posted    11-Nov-2017    Vol 8 Issue 46
  • Serve and Profit

    Serve and Profit

    From driving a tourist taxi and then starting an all-women taxi service, she had succeeded in it all before plunging into her current venture that aims to make profit as well as provide jobs to women from underprivileged families, says Deven Lad
      Posted    03-Nov-2017    Vol 8 Issue 45
  • Richest Indian

    Richest Indian

    Reliance Industries Ltd chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped Forbes's annual list of India's 100 richest tycoons, 2017, with a net worth of $38 billion, which is reportedly equal to the entire GDP of the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan
      Posted    02-Nov-2017    Vol 8 Issue 44
  • Life Unlimited

    Life Unlimited

    When the young software engineer saw her husband dealing with a lot of problems at the time of his grandfather’s passing, she realized the scope of a startup that offered assistance to the bereaved and launched one with Rs 1 lakh, says G Singh
      Posted    01-Nov-2017    Vol 8 Issue 44
  • Power with Milk

    Power with Milk

    Hailing from a family of modest means, he came up the hard way. Initially he collected milk from villagers on his bicycle and supplied it to a dairy firm, but today he owns a Rs 255 crore turnover dairy brand. G Singh met him and got his story
      Posted    28-Oct-2017    Vol 8 Issue 44
  • Pouches to Riches

    Pouches to Riches

    From making cloth pouches that traders bought for packing salt to building a Rs 200 crore turnover helmet manufacturing company, Partho Burman traces the journey of a man whose family was reduced from riches to rags at the time of partition
      Posted    25-Oct-2017    Vol 8 Issue 43
  • Millionaire Broker

    Millionaire Broker

    A 23-year-old started an insurance brokerage firm in 2005 in Kolkata with Rs 5 lakh borrowed from his father, with just one employee in a 100-sq-ft cabin. In 2016-17, with 35,000 clients, the company’s turnover crossed Rs 100 crore, says G Singh
      Posted    17-Oct-2017    Vol 8 Issue 42
  • Creating a Beach

    Creating a Beach

    As the mangroves started disappearing from Mumbai’s shoreline, one man decided to save the last remaining mangroves at Carter Road and create a beautiful beach next to it of what now is a slushy, rock strewn patch of land. Deven Lad reports
      Posted    14-Oct-2017    Vol 8 Issue 42
  • The Silk Tycoon

    The Silk Tycoon

    At 21, she became the first woman to join the family business, a flourishing chain of sari stores that was established in 1928. Within five years she doubled the revenue of the group, which currently stands at Rs 650 crore, says Usha Prasad
      Posted    12-Oct-2017    Vol 8 Issue 41
  • Ticket to Riches

    Ticket to Riches

    From humble beginnings as a booking clerk at a bus stand in Ranchi, he has grown into the owner of a Rs 30 crore turnover company that operates a large fleet of inter-city buses. G Singh met the entrepreneur and asked him about his success story
      Posted    07-Oct-2017    Vol 8 Issue 41
  • Beauty for Ashes

    Beauty for Ashes

    The odds were stacked against the young, single woman from Dawoodi Bohra community when she decided to set up a manufacturing facility for herbal beauty products. Kavita Kanan Chandra renders a blow-by-blow account of a hard fought success story
      Posted    05-Oct-2017    Vol 8 Issue 40
  • Awesome Foursome

    Awesome Foursome

    In 2012, four friends stepped out of their comfort zones to start a dairy farm with their savings. Three had quit their corporate jobs and one of them his FMCG business. Today, their company’s turnover has crossed Rs 100 crore, says G Singh
      Posted    29-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 40
  • Brand on Wheels

    Brand on Wheels

    Caught in a traffic jam in Guwahati, a 22-year-old’s eyes gazed on a slogan written on the rear of a truck giving him the idea of advertising on cars. Nearly ten years later, it’s a Rs 32 crore turnover business for him, says Partho Burman
      Posted    23-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 39
  • Climbing the Ladder

    Climbing the Ladder

    From selling mangoes as a child, taking up tuitions to fund his college education, and later doing small painting jobs, Hanmant Gaikwad, who now heads a 70,000-employee-strong Rs 2,000 crore turnover company, has come a long way, says Deven Lad
      Posted    20-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 38
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