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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

Taking Wings

Starting as a door-to-door salesman at age 17 selling water purifiers for a daily wage of Rs 50, Bengaluru-based Arun Samuel, a Class 11 dropout has built the Wings Group Of Companies, a Rs 1224 crore turnover business conglomerate, says Shyla F

The Dashing Duo

S Gurdeep Singh started his transport business with a solitary bus and built a Rs 1200 crore turnover conglomerate with a major presence in logistics, ably assisted by his son Arshdeep Singh Mundi who joined him in 2014, says Sofia Danish Khan

Biting the Bullet

Like many business scions, Bhagirath Sorathiya could have taken life easy had he joined his father’s business, but he decided to strike out on his own and has built two companies with a cumulative turnover of Rs 151 crore, says Sofia Danish Khan

Raising thrifty children

Training your children to deal with money is arguably more important than any inheritance you could leave them, says Priyanka Mashelkar, Author, 15 Sure-Shot Ways to Hit the Jackpot, listing 7 Ways You Can Set Up Your Kids for Financial Success

Broker to Tycoon

Starting as a property broker in 1997, Indore-based Sunil Agrawal went on to build a business in real estate marketing and construction through his firm ‘Sunil Agrawal & Associates’, which is now a Rs 100 crore turnover company, says Shyla F

Homegrown Burgers

Ankush Arora, a Chandigarh-based electrical engineering graduate, took over a local street food kiosk investing about Rs 2 lakh and went on to build Uncle Jack’s chain of eateries that serve varieties of American street food, says Somma Banerjjee

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