• STARTUPS
    Sajan Pillai to set up US $75 million VC fund for startups

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sajan Pillai, former CEO of Kerala-based IT major UST Global, has announced plans to set up a $75 million venture capital fund to help startups. Pillai, who retired from the company early this year, said he will utilise his time now to help startups, with special focus on Kerala. “Startups here are faced with issues of […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    7 Entrepreneurs Shaking Up The Food Industry

    More than $1 billion was invested in food industry startups in 2016.  This is hardly surprising when you realize that food sales in the U.S. total over $2 trillion. Within this immense category, consumers are increasingly interested in healthy foods that are local, organic, and minimally processed, companies that have a social and/or environmental mission, and […]

  • SUCCESS
    Speeding Up Success: Improvement Not Perfection

    Obsession. It sounds like a scary word, but I know it to be one of the great separators. When you are obsessed with the right things, you separate yourself above the rest of the pack in terms of health, happiness, and success. When you are obsessed with the wrong things, you guarantee your spot on […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Dabur India Q1 profit up 25% to Rs330 crore

    Dabur India’s total expenses were at ₹1,752.17 crore in Q1/FY 2018-19. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Dabur India, homegrown FMCG major, on Tuesday reported 24.59% rise in consolidated net profit to ₹330 crore for the first quarter ended 30 June 2018-19, driven by volume growth in key categories. It had posted a net profit of ₹264.86 crore […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    ISAI raises $175 million fund to help French entrepreneurs scale up

    Image Credit: Reuters VB Recommendations Google doesn’t dispute claims that third-party developers may read your Gmail messages Upcoming Events Transform: The AI event of the year for growth marketers. Aug. 21 – 22 VB Summit: The best in AI. An invite-only executive event. Oct. 22 – 23 Paris-based venture capital fund ISAI today announced it has closed a later-stage […]

  • QUOTES
    FRIDA KAHLO: MAKING HER SELF UP

    A major new exhibition about Frida Kahlo at the V&A is set to be the biggest art event of the summer. The capital looks set for full Frida fever as many of her belongings go on show for the first time outside of her native Mexico. Having become an icon for her image alone, many hope that the exhibitionwill go some […]

  • SUCCESS
    How These 5 Traits Set Women Up For Entrepreneurial Success

    BOSTON, MA – DECEMBER 08: Spanx founder Sara Blakely speaks onstage during the Massachusetts Conference for Women at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on December 8, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women) Women entrepreneurs are disrupting industries everywhere, from fashion to technology to finance. No matter what […]

  • SUCCESS
    Here’s how Trello sets its remote workers up for success

    Recently, major companies like IBM, Aetna and Bank of America have called their remote employees back in the office to improve collaboration and productivity. But one CEO who has vowed to keep his remote policy and prove its effectiveness is Trello’s Michael Pryor. He tells CNBC Make It that his New York City-based company implemented a remote policy in 2012 after […]