The Entrepreneur Couple
Last Updated ( Friday, 20 January 2012 13:00 )
Entrepreneurship is a passion. It has its own flavours. It can be best understood by knowing about -- the entrepreneur couple. Meet Mr Gurpreet Singh and Ms Anisha Singh who are a working couple from New Delhi, but one common interest -- entrepreneurship, sets them apart from others.
Gurpreet is a creative thinker, a communication designer and an entrepreneur involved with various design ventures for over 12 years. Gurpreet is the Founder & CEO of Pixpa – www.pixpa.com , India’s first-of-its-kind online service that enables creative professionals to showcase, sell and share their works with style and simplicity.
Innovative Gadgets with Brilliance
Sound Engineer turned entrepreneur, Champ Alreja conceptualized HitPlay in Jan 2006. With two years of putting the organic plan into place, HitPlay came into being with Champ’s intention of providing quirky innovative products that would simplify and liven our daily needs.
HItPlay, an electronics retail organization that spends its waking hours in creating gadgets and lifestyle accessories to 'enhance the way we function'. While most feel that brilliance is like fuel to technology, the company choose to take things a step further and apply non-conformist brilliance to its products.
“It’s ironical, but we like to unfold the simplicity within technology hitting at its potential to gravitate. That's a mission that defines our smallest efforts,” says Champ Alreja
Innovating Through Financial Deals
Incepted early this year, GNB derived from “Group N Buy” is India’s first ever group buying website for financial products offering group discount on loan requirements. The unique concept of GNB India was co founded by three innovators Ashish Jeph, Siddharth Gupta & Chandan Juneja, veterans from banking and finance industry.
Ashish Jeph has a rich experience of more than 6 years in the banking and financial services space. His professional experience spans across various departments in Standard Charted bank with extensive experience in assets & liabilities division.
Merchant of Fair Deals
Last Updated ( Thursday, 17 November 2011 13:19 )
E-commerce is an industry which is growing at a very fast pace. By end of this year eCommerce market is estimated to be Rs 50, 000 crores. Given the growth of Internet penetration, higher disposable incomes, and increase in awareness levels for all things online, the set of opportunities that exist are vast, and vary from product to service oriented startups.
While e-commerce is considered at a growing stage in India, there is a success story already in this segment. We are talking about SnapDeal which became the face of India’s next generation online regime. In an exclusive interaction between Mr Kunal Bahl, co-founder & CEO of SnapDeal and Faiz Askari, Editor, Small Enterprise India, Mr Bahl unleashed some important aspects of his enriched experience.
Innovating the Packaging business
PackagingConnections is a Research and Consultancy firm with a wide range of longstanding relationships throughout the Packaging industry. With a core focus on Knowledge sharing PackagingConnections continues to enable industry leaders to increase their productivity, profitability, and earnings by bridging the gap between the buyers and suppliers of packaging across the globe.
“Innovations is the sweet spot for PackagingConnections,” says Sandeep Goyal founder and CEO of PackagingConnections.
Adding Intelligence & Value to the SME through Market Research
With the kind of fierce competition and growing need to stay upbeat in the market, market research has a lot to offer to companies across the globe. The world is now flat, corporations no longer belong to any country, and therefore need to know more about different markets around the globe. Now, marketers are at times compelled to launch products/services in new markets.
In an exclusive interview between Raj Sharma Co-Founder and President of Majestic MRSS and Faiz Askari Editor of Small Enterprise India, it was discussed that how market research can add value and intelligence in the overall outlook and any growing business.
Adding Colours to the Colourful Mobile Handset Market
In a diverse, widespread, scattered and competitive market of mobile handsets in India, Colors Mobile is functional in 7 states with a reach to 10,000 retailers across the country. Colors Mobile is targeting 25000 retailers in the existing areas by March 2012. In an exclusive interview with Shushil Gupta, Director of Colors Mobile, candidly discussed key challenges and opportunities for a new entrant in this market were discussed.
Mentoring is Key for a Successful Startup
Last Updated ( Thursday, 01 September 2011 16:31 )
Establishing a business operational process, should be a basic focus of any entrepreneur in order to lay down a strong foundation of any start-up business. But it is usually not an easy task to implement. However, in such bid, intelligent entrepreneurs are always in the look-out for good mentorship. Mumbai based, ICE STARTUPS - is an organization that offers such mentorship to the start-ups. The company empowers a promoter team of the start-up organization to chalk out a plan and become capable of traversing the road map to realize the full potential of their business proposition.
Shankar Rele, CEO of ICE STARTUPS had a exclusive interaction with Faiz Askari, editor of Small Enterprise India(dot)com and Rele emphasized on several important issues that an entrepreneur faces. He also touched upon some opportunities and how his company is helping out these entrepreneurs.