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May 21, 2019, 06.29 PM IST
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Village Financial Services: Market-based impact lending for the underserved, unbanked

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.

How this Hyderabad social entrepreneur is using big data to change farmers' lives

Today, over 1.24 lakh farmers in Telugu-speaking states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh use V. Naveen Kumar's mobile app NaPanta to avail a host of services, all free of cost.

Chulha by chulha, Greenway is changing rural India

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.

Padma Shri Dr. V G Patel passed away at 79, leaves an imprint on the Discipline of Entrepreneurship

An institution builder, he set up Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India in 1983 to work for potential and existing entrepreneurs.

Alcis Sports is turning plastic bottles into lightweight T-shirts

Each t-shirt saves approximately 27 litres of water, uses 50% less energy to produce and reduces carbon emission by over 54%.

Breath of fresh air: Nanoclean has a novel way to help city dwellers fight pollution

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.

Celebrating Innovation and Empowering Entrepreneurship: E summit 2k19, IIT Madras

IIT madras brings back the 4th edition of the biggest student run entrepreneurial conference in the country on March 8,9,10

Why entrepreneurs are wary of the new draft e-commerce policy

Entrepreneurs say draft e-commerce policy appears to take protectionist approach and deters global investors.

Generating electricity for millions: Husk Power bolsters Modi's dream of power to all

Husk Power aims to provide electricity by using 100% renewable power with help of decentralised mini-grids.

Can PM Modi's Ayushman Bharat help healthcare startups scale?

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.

Siddhartha Lal wins the EY Entrepreneur Of the Year for 2018

Lal will now represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from 6 – 8 June 2019.

A new lease of life: How Bempu's innovative wristband is saving thousands of babies

A new lease of life: How Bempu's innovative wristband is saving thousands of babies

A bracelet meant for infants, it monitors their temperature whereby parents get alerted with an audio-visual alarm when their baby gets dangerously cold.

Playing with fire: How Greenway provides a safer alternative to cook for rural India

Playing with fire: How Greenway provides a safer alternative to cook for rural India

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.

Air purifier for an entire city: Devic Earth breathes new life into fight against pollution

Air purifier for an entire city: Devic Earth breathes new life into fight against pollution

Although not an antidote to the pollution emergency, scores of companies have been jockeying to make life more tolerable by doctoring the air in a person's surroundings.

National Entrepreneurship Awards -2018 is honouring India's Best and Brightest of the Entrepreneurs and you can nominate someone too

National Entrepreneurship Awards -2018 is honouring India's Best and Brightest of the Entrepreneurs and you can nominate someone too

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) continues to promote the economic progress in micro-entrepreneurship across the country by hosting the National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA).

When your efforts do not water down: How Mahesh Gupta built Kent RO

When your efforts do not water down: How Mahesh Gupta built Kent RO

The company currently exports products to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Nepal and recently entered GCC Market

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