As the name suggests, Whiteboard Capital bet on founders even before their business plan is finalised and to help them refine their products, even if it means changing the model.
Each t-shirt saves approximately 27 litres of water, uses 50% less energy to produce and reduces carbon emission by over 54%.
Many young engineers in India are quitting their flourishing careers in MNCs, ditching their business suits and opting for farming as a profession. Most say it wasn’t the lack of jobs, but the search for a more sustainable lifestyle that prompted the move. (In pic: Abhishek Dhama and Vishal Shaukeen)
The eco-friendly startup commenced operations in early 2016 out of Utagi’s spare bedroom with a personal investment of Rs 24 lakh.
The programme is part of Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS) and is called E-Step.
Many young professionals across the country are ditching regular pay checks and AC offices for the rigours and uncertainties of sustainable farming.
Considering the constraints of the banking sector in serving the poor, a funding platform setup in 1980s is helping rural entrepreneurs in building successful, sustainable business.
An institution builder, he set up Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India in 1983 to work for potential and existing entrepreneurs.
While, in the peak season, product sales hover between 20 - 30 lakh units per month, in the off season which is from May - August, it is around 2-3 lakh units.
IIT madras brings back the 4th edition of the biggest student run entrepreneurial conference in the country on March 8,9,10
Entrepreneurs say draft e-commerce policy appears to take protectionist approach and deters global investors.
Husk Power aims to provide electricity by using 100% renewable power with help of decentralised mini-grids.
AB-PMJAY announced in September last year, is touted as the 'world's largest government funded healthcare programme' aimed at targeting over 50 crore beneficiaries.
Lal will now represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from 6 – 8 June 2019.
A bracelet meant for infants, it monitors their temperature whereby parents get alerted with an audio-visual alarm when their baby gets dangerously cold.
Greenway Appliances was setup in 2011 and the idea was to come up with stoves that offered a viable replacement for the traditional mud chulhas, while also taking cognisance of the health hazards posed by the latter. Their first Greenway stove, which promised 65% fuel savings and 70% smoke reduction, came through in 2013.Neha Juneja, co-founder and CEO of Greenway Appliances says that the thought was to start with the development of a clean biomass burning cookstove that would replace polluting chulhas. "These continue to be the dominant mode of cooking even when the household has an LPG connection, TV and more. We started this company with the mission of developing everyday products that could improve quality of life for the average Indian," she says.
Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service