Vol 9 Issue 50, Dec 07, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018.

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  • The Van Trackers

    The Van Trackers

    How four youngsters came together to found a startup that is helping several schools to track their buses and making it possible for parents to track their children’s commute is a story fit for a Bollywood buddy movie, says Pranita Jonnalagedda
      Posted    28-Jun-2018    Vol 9 Issue 26
  • Prosperity with Sustainability

    Prosperity with Sustainability

    Anjali Schiavina got into apparels export business with a single sewing machine and an investment of just Rs 12,000. Focusing on sustainability and creating jobs for women, she has built a Rs nine crore turnover company, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    23-Jun-2018    Vol 9 Issue 26
  • The Good Lord

    The Good Lord

    He may have built a fortune in UK helming a 60-million pounds business empire dealing in restaurants, and hotels, but Lord Dilijit Rana who has set up educational institutions in rural Punjab has not forgotten his motherland, says Jaideep Sarin
      Posted    22-Jun-2018    Vol 9 Issue 26
  • Gold-Hearted Cabbie

    Gold-Hearted Cabbie

    Taxi driver Saidul Lashkar set out on what then seemed a near impossible journey in 2004 after his sister died of chest infection as he lacked the means to treat her. Today, the hospital he dreamt of building is a reality, says Milinda Ghosh Roy
      Posted    16-Jun-2018    Vol 9 Issue 25
  • Finding Green Pastures

    Finding Green Pastures

    Ankush Asabe migrated to Mumbai like many others from his village in search of a job after completing his diploma in civil engineering. Anvi Mehta tells the story of the village boy who went on to build a Rs 250 crore turnover construction company
      Posted    14-Jun-2018    Vol 9 Issue 24
  • Steering to Riches

    Steering to Riches

    At the age of ten, Jatin Ahuja sold a pen for Rs 3 to a friend and made a small profit. Today, at 32, he owns a popular retail brand for pre-owned high-end cars with an annual turnover of  Rs 250 crore and a celebrity clientele, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    09-Jun-2018    Vol 9 Issue 24
  • Getting Rich Artfully

    Getting Rich Artfully

    When she moved into Delhi, she worked as a freelance designer for men’s apparel at an export house for Rs 3,000 per month. In 1993 she started her own unit with four tailors, which is now a Rs 130 crore turnover company, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    02-Jun-2018    Vol 9 Issue 23
  • Power of Two

    Power of Two

    When Rohit and Vikram met while doing their MBA, they found they shared several common goals. The duo hailing from middle-class families invested Rs 50,000 each to start a company, whose current turnover is Rs 12 crore, says Gurvinder Singh
      Posted    24-May-2018    Vol 9 Issue 21
  • Milking the Cow

    Milking the Cow

    For Umesh Soni, the cow dung is not waste, but an important ingredient for making various products such as soap, shaving cream, and toothpaste. Starting his business with Rs 25,000, he has achieved a turnover of Rs 2 crore, says Deven Lad
      Posted    19-May-2018    Vol 9 Issue 21
  • Toying With Cash

    Toying With Cash

    At 42 Tushar Amin still spends a lot of time with toys. For him and his team at Smartivity it is in fact serious business. Sofia Danish Khan narrates how Tushar built Smartivity, a three-year-old startup into a Rs 10 crore turnover company
      Posted    18-May-2018    Vol 9 Issue 21
  • Anything is Possible

    Anything is Possible

    How you respond when the chips are down determines your future. Kalpana Saroj decided to fight her way out of her childhood miseries, marked by an early marriage and abuse. She now helms a Rs 2,000 crore turnover business, says Deven Lad
      Posted    09-May-2018    Vol 9 Issue 19
  • A Dream Run

    A Dream Run

    When Srish Kumar Agrawal started a cyber café from his house with five computers, he himself might not have imagined his success. Today, his venture has grown into a Rs 11 crore turnover company that employs about 150 people, says Gurvinder Singh
      Posted    04-May-2018    Vol 9 Issue 19
  • Messenger of Hope

    Messenger of Hope

    S. Ahamed Meeran started his career as a low paid Class 3 employee in telephone department earning around Rs 180 per month. Today, he owns a courier business, employing around 2,000 people with turnover of Rs 100 crore, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    28-Apr-2018    Vol 9 Issue 18
  • Failures Aren’t Final

    Failures Aren’t Final

    He was born in an off-the-map village in Maharashtra, studied in Marathi-medium school, and as a child had worked in farms, and had even dug wells for a daily wage of Rs 40. Deven Lad profiles the man who now owns a Rs 50 crore turnover company
      Posted    26-Apr-2018    Vol 9 Issue 17
  • Glow and Shine

    Glow and Shine

    Sindura Borra started her juice detox brand with an investment of just Rs 7 lakh. With no major promotions or advertisements, and relying on just word of mouth publicity, she has achieved a turnover of Rs 84 lakh, says Pranita Jonnalagedda
      Posted    21-Apr-2018    Vol 9 Issue 17
  • What an Idea

    What an Idea

    Now women can do it like men – stand and pee. When his wife complained of dirty public toilets, Deep Bajaj got the idea of making a device to help women to go while standing. Now it’s a Rs 2.5 crore business for him, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    18-Apr-2018    Vol 9 Issue 16
  • Gem from Street

    Gem from Street

    From a street food vendor to becoming a chef in a 5 star hotel at Grand Cayman Island and to starting up a chain of restaurants, it’s been an incredible journey for Suresh Chinnasamy. P C Vinoj Kumar narrates the gripping rags to riches story
      Posted    13-Apr-2018    Vol 9 Issue 16
  • The Globetrotting Entrepreneur

    The Globetrotting Entrepreneur

    Ramdas Mansingh Mane has travelled to around 150 countries and at times visits more than one country in a day. But there was a time when he didn’t have money to purchase a bus ticket from his village to the nearby city of Pune, says Deven Lad
      Posted    05-Apr-2018    Vol 9 Issue 14
  • Super Street Seller

    Super Street Seller

    A former school teacher, well-dressed and speaking perfect English, has a street food cart in Gurgaon selling chhole kulche. She got into this business due to family circumstances and now earns around Rs 8 lakh per annum, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    31-Mar-2018    Vol 9 Issue 14
  • The Jacket Maker

    The Jacket Maker

    At 25 when Saneen Javali quit his job at IBM to plunge into business, his family was not happy. Today, his innovatively designed jackets are sold online through portals such as Amazon and his turnover has touched Rs 1.5 crore, says Usha Prasad
      Posted    28-Mar-2018    Vol 9 Issue 13
  • King of Sales

    King of Sales

    When he first came to Mumbai years ago from his village in Haryana, he got a salesman’s job at a cousin’s shop. But a decade later he started his own shop with Rs 2,500, which is now a Rs 3,250 crore turnover retail chain, says Vedika Chaubey
      Posted    24-Mar-2018    Vol 9 Issue 13
  • Easy Parking App

    Easy Parking App

    Avishek Tarafdar developed an app that helped car drivers find parking space. When it did not bring the expected revenue, he tied up with commercial establishments and today his company earns Rs 18 lakh daily from the app, says Gurvinder Singh
      Posted    21-Mar-2018    Vol 9 Issue 12
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