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Fall and Rise

Life has been a rollercoaster ride for Sandeep Aggarwal, founder of two unicorns ShopClues and Droom, says Shyla F, tracing the rise and growth of an entrepreneur from a middle class family in Haryana who once used to struggle to speak in English

Baking Delights

Three college friends hailing from middle class families started an online flower, cake, and personalised gifting company in 2010 with Rs 2 lakh. Today, they have two major brands with a combined turnover of Rs 135 crore, says Sofia Danish Khan

Guarding Your Gadgets

Kochouseph Chittilappilly started V Guard stabilisers with just Rs 1 lakh from a 400 sq ft shed. Today, his family owns various businesses including Wonderla amusement parks with a cumulative turnover of around Rs 3,750 crore, says C J Punnathara

Getting into Realty

You can own a piece of real estate for as little as Rs 10,000, says Priyanka Mashelkar, Author, 15 Sure-Shot Ways to Hit the Jackpot, listing the 7 things you need to know before you start investing in a real estate investment plan called REIT

Ready to Fly

In early 2020, close friends Prachi and Aditya quit their jobs on the same day, got married later and the same year launched a ready-to-cook food brand with Rs 10 lakh. Prachi recounts her story of how a girl from a village became an entrepreneur

Taste of Ghee

After working for around 23 years in the corporate world, Nitya Ganapathy called it quits and launched Nei Native, a ghee brand made out of her family’s secret recipe with Rs 5 lakh. In a little over a year, she is making Rs 10 lakh per month

 
Scrap, The Deal

Hritesh Lohiya lost several lakhs of rupees in a couple of businesses he started as a youngster soon after graduating from college. But his fortunes turned around after he and his wife Priti started seeking wealth from waste, says Partho Burman

Reaching the Summit

Shivani Agarwalla, a Chartered Accountant, reveals it all on how she became the first Indian woman to win the World Kettebell Championship though she began training late in life and has no sporting background during her school and college days

A Suitable Man

India-born Shakti Anand Srivastava runs a successful bespoke tailoring store called ‘Stava’ in Canada. Sofia Danish Khan tells the story of how he built the brand from scratch with a unique business model of getting the clothes made from India

Scholar & Entrepreneur

When Sivakumar Jayabalan came to the US for his post doctoral fellowship he had just $500 in his pocket. Today, his net worth is estimated at USD 250 million (approximately Rs 2000 crore) and he has plans to start an airline company, says Shyla F

Getting Future Ready

It is important to ensure that you build or buy a future-proof home that can easily adapt to future technological changes and your own family’s changing needs. Gopikrishnan V lists 7 items to take care of to ensure your home is future ready

Colours of Maternity

Fashion designer Ruchi Verma, hailing from the small town of Darbhanga in Bihar, shares her inspiring story of how she invested Rs 2.5 lakh to launch her own brand of maternity wear, which is all set to hit a turnover of Rs 5 crore this year

 
Touching New Heights

Nitin Agarwal, son of a small town cement trader, who studied mostly in boarding schools and completed his graduation from New York Institute of Technology, returned to India and developed his father’s business to new heights, says Partho Burman

New Age Investments

There was a time when investing in real estate was beyond the reach of many, but it’s no longer the case, says Priyanka Mashelkar, Author, 15 Sure-Shot Ways to Hit the Jackpot, listing 7 Ways to Increase Your Networth with New Investment Options

A Snap Deal

Anurag Singh quit Snapdeal following reports of a merger between Snapdeal and Flipkart and fears of losing his job. He launched Aachho, an ethnic fashion brand, with his wife and has built it into a Rs 40 crore turnover brand, says Partho Burman

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