23 May 2017

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Women Entrepreneur

Salons - The Beautifying Franchises

The hair care and beauty business in India has grown at a phenomenal rate of 35-40% in the past 5 years.

Going for a beauty treatment no longer gets classified under luxury; it has become a day-to-day necessity. Women or men have moved out of the stereotype and are more open towards experimentation to look good or get pampered for pure indulgence. Expenditure on beauty therapies have been on the rise and it is said that average salon experience costs not less that Rs 500. A salon visit today, has no bar; people of all age, gender or economic background are helping salons thrive.

Introducing Innovative Education for Kids

Guneet Pandya is a powerhouse of imagination and a positive thinker, who believes in dreaming and achieving whatever she dreams. Right from executing to penning down her award winning ideas, Guneet has transformed day dreaming into a serious business. Taking up the onus of imparting imagination in many more lives, Guneet founded The Unreal Academy, a business that intends to make dreams come true.

Crafting Talents for the Real Corporate World

Vani Bajaj is an educationist set to envision a change in the current higher education scenario. Holding the position as Chief Mentor of International College of Financial Planning and International College of Fashion, she believes that the education system of India largely disappoints graduates who aspire to be professionals in the corporate world.

Beyond Classrooms

Shainaz realized her passion for teaching as she used to drop her son at school when they were in UK. Given that she had free time on hand, Shainaz volunteered to help the school with activities like gardening and taking the school children for walks. When she was requested by them to assist in the phonics class because of her ability to bond well with children and speak good English, it was a turning point in Shainaz’s life.

Set to Redefine

When Kunjana Parekh stepped into her family business, she had a different plan

Chocolates Day Long for Entrepreneurship

From the Hobby of Chocolate Making to a Promising Enterprise. Rashmi Vaswani got it right that the art of gifting chocolates are catching among corporates who are fed up with usual gifts- ‘mithai’s’ and dry fruits. They are looking out for unique and different and customized gifting ideas for their clients, especially those with a longer shelf life. And in the market too, there is a huge gap between regular chocolate bars and foreign chocolates.  “There is a real demand for customized premium chocolate category or high end customized products,” she says. It is from this realisation, the journey of Rage Chocolates started climbing greater heights.

One Stop Gift Shop

Who does not want any occasion to be special but how many of us would think of turning that into a profitable business venture! Manju Agarwal, the founder of Nimantran , which is a one stop shop solution for any accessory related to occasions is an example of turning creativity into a profitable business. Eco-friendly designs and usage of hand made paper offered at competitive prices are USP’s of the venture which began in 1997.

Entrepreneurs Can Turn Trash Into Wealth!

Anita Borg Institute announces the second edition of Women Entrepreneur Quest (WEQ) at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India

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