Startup GoBangalore–explore it on the web

Posted on January 21, 2011Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup GoBangalore–explore it on the web

What’s buzzing about Bangalore (Bangaluru)? You need to logon to GoBangalore and explore–the information and details are aplenty. You want tourist places, you have it. You want events, you have it. You name it, they have it. They provide boost the local business through activeness, visibility and reach. GoBangalore– Bangalore 2.0! Bangalore city portal providing news, stories, latest happenings, events and entertainment with a Social networking and Social welfare touch. Catering to people in all age groups, it is aimed … Continue reading “Startup GoBangalore–explore it on the web”

Startup Dhama Innovations–cooling and heating comes naturally

Posted on January 10, 2011Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup Dhama Innovations–cooling and heating comes naturally

Charting a problem into an opportunity is one of the significant measures of the Entrepreneurial Quotient. No matter how many rejections or discouragements you face, the belief in your idea and the passion to make it successful is the trait of a true entrepreneur. Kranthi Vistakula is one such entrepreneur. He has invented heat exchanger technology, a one-of-its-kind, which responds to human body temperature as it demands. Read more about the entrepreneurial genius of Kranthi, Founder CEO Dhama Innovations, as … Continue reading “Startup Dhama Innovations–cooling and heating comes naturally”

Startup Activecubes–which face have you seen?

Posted on December 29, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup Activecubes–which face have you seen?

Data Analytics is one of the next big spaces for entrepreneurial activities with the evolving knowledge-based economies world-wide. ActiveCubes started with the vision to be the best in solving business problems and providing competitive advantage for their clients using the power of analytics. ActiveCubes empower their clients with the intelligence to make the best decisions. They transform data into intelligence. They do it better than anyone else because they understand the technology and processes, which enable actionable analytics. With their … Continue reading “Startup Activecubes–which face have you seen?”

Startup Buzzintown.com–have you heard it!

Posted on December 29, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup Buzzintown.com–have you heard it!

Genesis of starting As Amit recalls, he and his friends had hit the rock bottom of the week-end routine or the boredom. Just like the week-days, week-ends were no better. They too had become monotonous because of limited choice; or as Amit would say now, because of limited information about the possible choices of entertainment or week-end get-always. Most of the time the regular information that people get are through TV or Newspapers, which carry information about entertainment options that … Continue reading “Startup Buzzintown.com–have you heard it!”

Startup Acton Biotech

Posted on December 20, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup Acton Biotech

Acton Biotech (India) Private Limited is a laboratory dedicated to medical genetics. They have created the first and only laboratory dedicated to offering pharmacogenomic tests to cancer and cardio patients in India. Currently they offer tests to identify patients who will benefit from gefitinib, capecitabine, tamoxifen, oxaliplatin, clopidogrel, warfarin and asprin. Acton Biotech works with leading oncologists and cardiologists across India to make sure that cure is effective, faster and cheaper. They collect samples from all over India and analyse … Continue reading “Startup Acton Biotech”

Entrepreneur Aruna Gopakumar: Birth of a learning revolution

Posted on December 11, 2010Categories Women Entrepreneurs   Leave a comment on Entrepreneur Aruna Gopakumar: Birth of a learning revolution

Aruna Gopakumar, Founder, Navgati started her venture as a provider of quality learning events. Founded 11 years ago, as an independent consultancy by her, it converted into a formal organisation 6 years back when the team felt that they had something significant. By education Aruna holds an engineering degree from Anna Univ (1991) and a PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (1993). She started her career in HR with IBM in Bangalore and moved to Sasken where she grew … Continue reading “Entrepreneur Aruna Gopakumar: Birth of a learning revolution”

Startup Practo–Online Practice Management Software

Posted on December 6, 2010Categories Startups 1 Comment on Startup Practo–Online Practice Management Software

Naabo, the company behind Practo, was founded in May 2008, with a vision to build web products for the knowledge sectors. Shashank and Abhinav initially picked Healthcare, Legal and Education – (hence the 3 globes around Practo in the logo), because these sectors had no satisfactory IT solutions available, and Shashank and Abhinav Lal were at the receiving end of it as Patients, Clients and Students respectively. They formed a company to address the need for satisfactory IT solutions in … Continue reading “Startup Practo–Online Practice Management Software”

Startup RobotsAlive

Posted on December 6, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup RobotsAlive

Genesis of your startup – how did you start? On returning to India after my education (MS, Tech. University of Bonn) in Germany, I wanted to work in the upcoming robotics industry to get some experience before starting my own venture. However, there were no real offerings which I found worthwhile so after a short discussion with my father, I decided to work with him in his software business for a while to get some experience and eventually branch out … Continue reading “Startup RobotsAlive”

Startup TouchMagix Media

Posted on December 6, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup TouchMagix Media

TouchMagix Media Pvt. Ltd., based in Pune, is a company forked off the TechnoKarma Labs, an incubator that was established in 2002 with a vision to design and deliver world-class innovations to masses. TouchMagix builds products that enable brand owners to engage their consumers in an interaction that will make an everlasting impact in the consumers mind. Their products can convert any surface into an interactive gesture sensing or touch screen, whether it is floor, a wall, a window or … Continue reading “Startup TouchMagix Media”

Startup Toehold Travel & Photography

Posted on November 15, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup Toehold Travel & Photography

Toehold Travel & Photography Pvt. Ltd. was started by a group of photography enthusiasts, who have traveled far and have already achieved acclaim in their field of photography. They are a group of passionate people who have come together and formed a business model around the gaps, which they saw as amateur photographers. They all have turned their hobby into a passionate profession. One of the founders of Toehold, Jayanth Sharma, shared his thoughts with me. Read more about Toehold’s … Continue reading “Startup Toehold Travel & Photography”

Startup LifeMojo: Nutrition and Diet Consultation Platform

Posted on October 28, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup LifeMojo: Nutrition and Diet Consultation Platform

LifeMojo:  Nutrition And Diet Consultation Platform At some point in time in our lives we go through some form or the other for dieting. Today’s health cautious world pays quite a bit of attention to health, fitness and nutrition. Namit Nangia cashed on this trend early and formed LifeMojo. LifeMojo already has around 50,000 subscribers and has projected revenues of about 1.5 crores. Genesis of your startup: how you started? Namit Nangia, an Engineer by qualification and an entrepreneur at … Continue reading “Startup LifeMojo: Nutrition and Diet Consultation Platform”

Entrepreneur Madhurie Singh–founder of SuperIndiaKid

Posted on October 21, 2010Categories Women Entrepreneurs   Leave a comment on Entrepreneur Madhurie Singh–founder of SuperIndiaKid

Kids are the hope of future. They carry within themselves the potential that will further the cause of human race. In every doctrine around the world, it is mentioned that in the purest form, man is indeed God. God created human-kind in its own image. However, like the ocean put in a vessel with condensed freedom, the potential of each individual could vary from low to high. But, no human is without the spark of the creator. At the core, … Continue reading “Entrepreneur Madhurie Singh–founder of SuperIndiaKid”

Startup Willnevergrowup–interview with founder Asif Upadhye

Posted on September 24, 2010Categories Startups 3 Comments on Startup Willnevergrowup–interview with founder Asif Upadhye

What about having fun in life! Do you feel there is an acute need of feeling “alright” and “okay” in your day-to-day routine, which might revolve around house-office-business? If yes, you are not alone. Lots of people feel the same way, but some take it as an opportunity and plunge in solving this issue like a true entrepreneur. WillNeverGrowUp.com is such a startup that deals with reducing stress, creating fun and trying to enjoy the life in the true sense … Continue reading “Startup Willnevergrowup–interview with founder Asif Upadhye”

Interview with Jyoti Ramnath–Founder of CraftMyGift.com

Posted on July 28, 2010Categories Women Entrepreneurs   Leave a comment on Interview with Jyoti Ramnath–Founder of CraftMyGift.com

  About CraftMyGift: CraftMyGift creates unique gifts high on creativity and personalization. It is not simply a gift shop but works as a gift advisor to suggest and create gifts which are perfect for your special occasion. There is a strong undercurrent in the consultation part when the company works with clients to create personalized and customized gifts for various types of occasions. CraftMyGift was started in 2008 with a vision to make the art of gifting an enriching experience. … Continue reading “Interview with Jyoti Ramnath–Founder of CraftMyGift.com”

Startup Phonecurry–a way to find mobile phones

Posted on July 21, 2010Categories Mobiles, Startups   Leave a comment on Startup Phonecurry–a way to find mobile phones

When it comes to finding mobile-related websites, users get plethora of them. On my personal level, I never visited a mobile-related site because I have never made a purchase of a mobile phone that required some research–I keep it simple. However, if you are looking to get price comparison on various models and other information about various mobile handhelds, here is something for you–Phonecurry. It is venture to provide information on mobile phones to users. Genesis of Phonecurry Sahil Bajaj, … Continue reading “Startup Phonecurry–a way to find mobile phones”

Voicetap–a unique startup

Posted on July 20, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Voicetap–a unique startup

Voicetap is a startup where users can connect to experts and knowledgeable people to get information, guidance, or suggestions on various topics. Voicetap helps you connect with relevant people over the phone to discuss any topic. Use this service to discuss absolutely anything! Genesis The idea was conceptualized by Mrigank when his niece, who passed her exam with good marks, was unable to ‘find anyone to talk to’, who could tell her about the right college and the right course … Continue reading “Voicetap–a unique startup”

Interview with Anuradha Pal–a female Tabla Player

Posted on June 3, 2010Categories Women Entrepreneurs 1 Comment on Interview with Anuradha Pal–a female Tabla Player

On personal notes, it is very rare to find female Tabla players. So, if you, dear reader, are an avid fan of Indian classical music, we have something special for you–a female Tabla player hailed as the “Queen of Tabla”! Mumbai-based Tabla virtuoso and percussionist, Anuradha Pal, is an internationally acclaimed and popular Tabla soloist and versatile accompanist with top Indian classical, African, Jazz & World musicians in some of the major festivals in UK, USA, Europe, Japan, Australia, New … Continue reading “Interview with Anuradha Pal–a female Tabla Player”

Interview with Shruti Challa–CEO of PINCHd

Posted on May 21, 2010Categories Women Entrepreneurs   Leave a comment on Interview with Shruti Challa–CEO of PINCHd

Venture Background: PINCHd is a free web-based service that leverages your social graph and existing means of communication to answer the the question “who’s down” to go out. As a member you will be able to see who is down to hangout when you are, toss ideas around for what to do or where to go, and finally see what everyone is up to in one place. See who wants to hangout, figure out what you want to do, and … Continue reading “Interview with Shruti Challa–CEO of PINCHd”

Nostops–Real Jobs, Real People

Posted on May 18, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Nostops–Real Jobs, Real People

India Verified Skills Registry is a NOSTOPS initiative to have a reliable information infrastructure of employees working in the professional services domain in destinations across the globe. This creates a trusted and permanent fact sheet of information about each individual employee along with background check reports. This is a global security best practice for the industry and assures identity security and credibility to honest professionals which safeguards identity theft and document fraud. NOSTOPS brings knowledge professionals, i.e. you and the company you work for … Continue reading “Nostops–Real Jobs, Real People”

Startup Social Wavelength–Social Media Management Services

Posted on May 1, 2010Categories Startups   Leave a comment on Startup Social Wavelength–Social Media Management Services

Social Media is the new media, the emerging media, the media where millions of users are thronging and spending a lot of their time. Blogging, putting up user generated videos, microblogging with services like Twitter, rating sites or web articles, creating reviews of products, participation in Social Networking sites like Facebook, Orkut, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc. etc. All of these constitute the larger space referred to as Social Media. And it is not just the one-sided placement of articles or videos, … Continue reading “Startup Social Wavelength–Social Media Management Services”