Hitting the Jackpot

Abhishek Vyas worked in about half a dozen places and even co-founded a startup that didn’t do well, before he hit the jackpot with his influencer marketing company, which achieved a turnover of Rs 30 crore in two years, says Sofia Danish Khan

Consulting in Canada

Quitting a well-paying job in Chennai, Kanmani Dhanasekar moved to Canada where she started from scratch, working in a coffee shop, cleaning dishes and washrooms. Now, Kanmani has built a Rs 30.5 core turnover business in Canada, says Shyla F

LED by Son

Delhi-based Sagar Gupta plunged into business along with his dad and started Ekkaa Electronics Industries Pvt Ltd., an OEM of LED TVs, at the age of 22. Four years later, the company has achieved turnover of Rs 600 crore, says Sofia Danish Khan

Scammers Beware

Dr Prateep V Philip IPS R., lists 22 things to remember to protect yourself against digital age scammers, which he says will save innocent gullible public from being defrauded of billions of dollars/ rupees and protect them from internet based crimes

Toys and Candies

Indore-based Gaurav Mirchandani, one of the biggest manufacturers of toys that come free with chips and candy brands, built a Rs 200 crore turnover business starting with Rs 10 lakh he invested to import toys from China, says Sofia Danish Khan

Growing in Resources

Starting her career as an HR executive for a monthly salary of Rs 3200, Renu Gulraj went on to launch a recruitment firm with three employees from a small office in Delhi. Today, it has grown into a Rs 202 crore turnover HR firm, says Shyla F

An Entrepreneur’s Struggle

Infosys founder Narayana Murthy cleaned the bathroom for his roommates and took out an aching tooth himself to prepare and deliver a presentation, speakers at an event organized to commemorate completion of 40 years of Indian IT giant Infosys said

Rocking Siblings

Ankit Gupta and Shobhit Kumar Gupta have built the security hologram business started by their father Shobhit Kumar Gupta into a Rs 400 crore turnover conglomerate with stakes in real estate, aromatics and packaging as well, says Sofia Danish Khan

Dropout Chaiwala

Bengaluru boy Sanjith Konda House went to Australia to do his Bachelors, washed dishes in the university canteen, worked night shifts at petrol pumps, saved money, and finally dropped out of college to start a successful chai startup, says Shyla F

The Paper Man

Sushant Gaur was a drummer during his college days, but he put his creative skills in business and disrupted the paper bag industry with his innovative marketing strategies to build a Rs 28 crore turnover packaging business, says Sofia Danish Khan

Quenching the Fire

The burning of paddy straw by farmers in Punjab and Haryana has caused high pollution in the National Capital Region. But the stubble can be used to produce energy and gas and can generate Rs 500 billion worth of revenue, says Dr Ratnesh Tiwari

Guarding Your Portal

Karmendra Kohli started as a trainee internet and security consultant at a company in Hyderabad for a monthly salary of Rs 1,000, but went on to join with a friend to build a cyber security company, whose turnover has touched Rs 50 crore, says Shyla F

The Pickle Diary

Yachika Chopra lost her Air Hostess job during the pandemic, but soon created a pickle brand with the help of an old diary containing recipes her mom had written. Starting with Rs 20,000 she makes about Rs 1 lakh per month now, says Bilal Khan

The Poet Officer

2010 batch IPS officer Soumya Sambasivan has made a mark as a strict police officer in Himachal Pradesh. Juxtaposed to her tough cop image is a softer personality that comes out through her poems, which have been published as a book, says Shyla F