Plotting the Escape

While personal finance is not rocket science, there are still traps that you need to avoid, or your financial goals can suffer severe setbacks, says Priyanka Mashelkar, Author, 15 Sure-Shot Ways to Hit the Jackpot, listing the 7 most common traps

Water Saving Wash

When entrepreneurs are faced with problems, they see opportunities. Nitin Sharma launched a plant-based liquid spray to clean cars without the use of water when he faced water shortages. Now, it is a Rs 2 crore turnover business, says Bilal Khan

Rooting for Roots

The story of Akanksha Modi, founder, Roots and Herbs, a vegan cosmetic brand started with Rs 1000 exemplifies the story of modern India where people born into middle–class families are building multi-crore turnover companies, says Gurvinder Singh

The Bold Plunge

A teenager who saw his family’s fortunes crumbling right in front of his eyes decided to fight back by quitting his studies and plunging into business. Sofia Danish Khan profiles the founder of SafeKraft India, who started from almost nothing

A Stunning Momopreneur

Debashish Majumder dared to dream big and decided to become an entrepreneur at age 30, even though he had lost around Rs 8 lakh in an earlier business. Starting with Rs 3.5 lakh, he built a Rs 18 crore turnover momos business, says Shyla Faiz

Pune's Chocolate Boy

In 2013, Vinayak Lohokare, who was then just 24 yrs old, started his first outlet of Café Chocolicious with Rs 5 lakh from a 300 sq ft rented space. Now, with an additional brand, he has built a Rs 19 crore turnover business, says Somma Banerjjee

Making Money Work

In today’s day and age, it is no longer the preserve of only the uber-rich to make passive income, says Priyanka Mashelkar, Author, 15 Sure-Shot Ways to Hit the Jackpot, as she offers 7 ways to make your money work for you while you are asleep

Fab Couple

Divam Jain and Aditi quit their jobs to start Fabnest, a women’s apparel brand, in 2017. It took a lot of faith and courage for the couple to quit their jobs and start a business when their twin daughters were just three years old, says Bilal Khan

A Fantastic Journey

Sangeeta Lala started Fanzart, a luxury fan brand in 2012 along with her husband Anil Lala when she was 50 years old. Ten years later, she has made it a Rs 100 crore turnover brand with about 100 outlets around the country, says Partho Burman

Serving the Hungry

For the homeless people on the streets of Chennai, there is a place they can simply go and pick up some packed food to eat without losing their dignity and self-respect. Bilal Khan writes about Issa Fathima Jasmine’s community fridge initiative

Building the Brand

From his humble beginnings as a salesman in a saree showroom where he was earning a paltry salary of Rs 1400, Anuj Mundhra rose to build a Rs 46 crore turnover apparel brand with his hard work and a never-say-die spirit, says Kavita Kanan Chandra

Value in Cosmetics

Hailing from the historic city of Madurai in south Tamil Nadu, a 21-year-old undergraduate student Surya Varshan has built a cosmetic and skincare brand with current turnover of Rs 56 lakh and a valuation of Rs 10 crore, says P C Vinoj Kumar

Creating Passive Income

For Vinny Soni, who is currently involved in real estate business in Canada, the motivation to create wealth is to generate a steady passive income so that he could pursue his other passions without worrying about money, says Sofia Danish Khan

Chai Time

Founder of Tea Time, Uday Srinivas Tangella, who returned to India after quitting his high paying job in Dubai, has not only succeeded as an entrepreneur, but also created close to 3,000 small business owners in just six years, says Bilal Khan