Vol 10 Issue 50, Dec 13, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019.


  • Mover and Shaker

    Mover and Shaker

    He is a man who loves nature, goes on treks and is a voracious reader. But that is the softer side of him. His claim to fame is the way he built a Rs 324 crore turnover logistics company with just Rs 50,000. Sofia Danish Khan writes his story
      Posted    07-Sep-2018    Vol 9 Issue 37
  • Lighting up Homes

    Lighting up Homes

    The Jaju brothers have come a long way from the time they went cycling around the villages of West Bengal looking for business ideas. Their solar solutions company started with Rs 5 lakh is now a Rs 33 crore turnover entity, says Gurvinder Singh
      Posted    01-Sep-2018    Vol 9 Issue 36
  • Taking Giant Strides

    Taking Giant Strides

    Roshan Baid started a garment unit with Rs 4 lakh. He supplied to global sportswear brands like Adidas and Reebok, but now has his own brand that’s taking on the giants, and the turnover of his two companies is Rs 240 crore, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    23-Aug-2018    Vol 9 Issue 34
  • Meagre to Merrier

    Meagre to Merrier

    Suman Howlader came to Bengaluru from a village near Kolkata for his higher studies, but he eventually turned an entrepreneur in the same city. Gurvinder Singh has the story of how Suman built a Rs 18 crore turnover company with just Rs 60,000
      Posted    17-Aug-2018    Vol 9 Issue 34
  • The Food King

    The Food King

    His food tech startup with its automated food dispensing units is shaking the QSR industry. P C Vinoj Kumar profiles the man who has come a long way from living in a 10 ft by 10 ft house and wants to a build a Rs 1,000 crore turnover company
      Posted    11-Aug-2018    Vol 9 Issue 33
  • Rising like a Phoenix

    Rising like a Phoenix

    Prasoon Gupta and Ankush Sharma, who launched Sattviko snacks in January last year, have already achieved a turnover of Rs 18 crore. But it took them two failed business ventures before they hit upon a winning formula, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    03-Aug-2018    Vol 9 Issue 32
  • Bin there, done that

    Bin there, done that

    Being socially responsible, Achitra Borgohain was moving around with a bag full of e-waste trying to find a bin to dump it. Though his search ended in vain, it gave him a business idea that is now a Rs 1.15 crore turnover venture, says Usha Prasad
      Posted    27-Jul-2018    Vol 9 Issue 31
  • Strokes of Genius

    Strokes of Genius

    As daughter of a poor vegetable vendor, Shakila Sheikh had suffered much in life before the tide changed for her. How she transformed into an internationally known collage artist shows that nothing is impossible in life, says Gurvinder Singh
      Posted    26-Jul-2018    Vol 9 Issue 30
  • Sweet Corn Story

    Sweet Corn Story

    When Chirag Gupta got bored of his job in the US, he returned to India and started a business with childhood buddy Ankur Gupta. Sofia Danish Khan tells how the duo decided to make the humble popcorn and made it into a Rs 10 crore turnover business
      Posted    18-Jul-2018    Vol 9 Issue 29
  • Cash from Trash

    Cash from Trash

    Business runs in his blood, but still it was no easy task to start an e-waste company and making it grow into a Rs 8 crore turnover venture in under three years. Akshay is now eyeing a turnover of Rs 25 crore for 2018-19, says Sofia Danish Khan
      Posted    11-Jul-2018    Vol 9 Issue 28
  • Young and Independent

    Young and Independent

    While studying in Class seven, Avijit Sarkar designed visiting cards and earned Rs 100. At 25, he owns two companies, one with a turnover of Rs 20 lakh and another that markets an attendance app with global clients. Gurvinder Singh has the story
      Posted    05-Jul-2018    Vol 9 Issue 27
  • 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
  • Monday, December 16, 2019