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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

Waste to Wealth

Ratnesh Tiwari has built a Rs 1.5 crore turnover company helping to generate cooking gas, power, and organic manure from cow dung, poultry and agriculture waste, cooked and uncooked food waste, and other biodegradable waste, says Partho Burman

Lessons on Wealth

The rich are just like us – except when it comes to their money. That’s where the two paths diverge, says Priyanka Mashelkar, Author, 15 Sure-Shot Ways to Hit the Jackpot, listing the 7 life changing lessons that you can learn from the wealthy

A Heady Walk

Born into a Marwari business family, Veena Ashiya decided to strike out on her own after working for a few years with international brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Versace, says Sofia Danish Khan tracing the success journey of Monrow Shoes founder

Dreams come true

With the dream of becoming an entrepreneur, Rakesh Mishra chose the hard path after graduation starting as a floor manager in McDonald’s and climbing the career ladder to eventually starting a successful coffee chain in Delhi, says Partho Burman

See what Sticks

Hailing from a modest family in Bareilly, and educated in a government school, Jitesh broke barriers throughout his life to climb the ladder of success, says Shyla F, tracing the journey of wall sticker brand ‘WallMantra’ founder Jitesh Agarwal

Making the Pitch

Vanan Online Services, a 12-year-old company offering translation, transcription, voice-over, captioning and subtitling services with offices in Chennai and Virginia, US, is offering 20% equity in the company on an investment of $10 Million

Riding the Wave

Suraj Morajkar remained in his village in Goa and became a successful realtor, builder, and hotelier riding the wave of the real estate boom that swept the state in the 1990s, and completing projects worth more than Rs 3000 crore, says Vidhi Bubna

High on Rugs

As a child, Ankit Vijaivargia had seen his father struggling as a small businessman making jute rugs in Jaipur, but today he has taken the business to new heights entering foreign market and building a Rs 8 crore turnover brand, says Bilal Khan

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