Vol 10 Issue 41, Oct 11, 2019 - Oct 17, 2019.


  • Kolkata’s Slumdog Millionaire

    Kolkata’s 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
  • All Dolled Up

    All Dolled Up

    He once sold plastic dolls in Russia and was into several other small businesses, but he created his wealth in the oil industry and is now listed among the world’s richest people with a net worth of around Rs 62,080 crore, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    18-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 33
  • Smooth Sailing

    Smooth Sailing

    Hailing from a middle-class family, Purnendu Shekhar always dreamt big. After a long stint in the shipping industry he started his own online cargo logistics company, which achieved Rs 64 crore turnover in the first year itself, says Deven Lad
      Posted    15-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 33
  • Harry’s Billions

    Harry’s Billions

    Amritsar born Harindarpal Singh Banga, who studied in Chandigarh, is now one of the richest people in Hong Kong with a net worth of $1.02 billion (approx. Rs 6,500 Crore). Jaideep Sarin finds out from the tycoon about his various businesses
      Posted    12-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 33
  • Money from Pineapple

    Money from Pineapple

    In a state affected by decades of militancy, it is an achievement of sorts for an entrepreneur to launch a business that would exploit the potential of the humble pineapple, which has now grown into a Rs 15 crore company, says Reena Nongmaithem
      Posted    09-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 33
  • Holiday Homes

    Holiday Homes

    The mind of an entrepreneur spots a business opportunity at the first instance. That’s how Roshan D’Silva got the idea to build what is now a Rs 53 crore turnover venture looking at his sparingly used family bungalow. Usha Prasad tells the story
      Posted    06-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 33
  • Way to Riches

    Way to Riches

    He is now a multi-millionaire, but grew up as a child in poverty in a tough neighborhood. Pursuing his dream job on the way to becoming a millionaire he had even slept many times in a public bathroom with his toddler son, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    05-Sep-2017    Vol 8 Issue 33
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