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The Indian Startup Show

Neil Patel


A Weekly Podcast Show About Indian Startups Entrepreneurs & More ! Hosted by Neil Patel & Friends
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access_time1 month ago
Futurepreneur Grand Challenge winner Radhika Timbadia Owner of Champaca , Campaca is a unique cafe venture around books, food, curation and a strong community. She talks about how it got started. Talks about spotting the gap in the market . Thoughts on building a community. Talks about not being taken seriously by vendors and also challenges of retaining employees. She talks about dealing with Covid19. Advice for first time entrepreneurs. Great book recommendations, why she loves books, Bangalore traffic! Spotting snow leopards and online pub quizzes.
access_time2 months ago
Catching up with Raghav Gupta, the co-founder of Nymble labs. He came on the show in November 2017 his team has built a personal cooking assistant called Julia. We talk about his appearance on TV. How they have developed the robot since we last spoke, talks about raising finance ,setting up offices in China and California. Talks about why they are changing market focus from India to US. Gives great advice on customer development and how they qualify customers. Talks about becoming comfortable with uncertainty. He talks about how they demoed the robot at TechCrunch robotics conference without paying $$$$ for a booth. And finally we got some music at the end of the show.
access_time3 months ago
The Indian Startup Show Trailer - A weekly podcast Show about Indian startups, entrepreneurs & more ! Hosted by Neil Patel & friends.
access_time3 months ago
India is the third largest startup ecosystem in the world, what’s going right, and what needs to be tweaked? I speak to Vijay Anand, AKA The Startup Guy, founder of The Startup Centre in Chennai. He is an entrepreneur and has been mentoring startups in India for the past 10 years. So In this episode we talk about the state of the Indian startup ecosystem. Talk about finding India's identity - China has processes & innovation, Germany does precision machinery, US and Israel drive innovation, Japan has quality. What is India's story?The involvement of India's government - the good & bad. Talks about If someone wants to start a venture today, what areas should they focus on? talks about the 2 kinds of entrepreneur, overvaluation of startups, ethics, blockchain, dogs!, space travel, super human beings and what does he go for - the person or the idea? And much more , so please enjoy the show.
access_time3 months ago
'There was no alternative to buying expensive furniture for temporary needs' and so City Furnish was created. Today I speak to Neerav Jain, the co-founder of City Furnish a rental subscription service for furniture & appliances. So in this episode he talks about how he got this off the ground by talking to 200 people , going through Y-Combinator last year , and how they validated the market ,raising $5million and talks customer retention strategies , the 2 macro changes contributing to the rise in the renting economy in India. What did the first MVP look like. Learn how to talk to your potential customers. Why his parents thought it was a bad idea and why they want more competition not less!
access_time4 months ago
Trapped indoors by the Storm Ciara & Storm Dennis. I decided to listen back through the archives and put together some of the best bits. So today you will hear from Govinda Upadhyay- Cofounder LEDsafari, Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur - On bringing solar-powered light to students in India. Next up is Venkat Iyer - the author of Moong Over Microchips - Adventures of a techie turned farmer!Next the 'The Guru of Giggling' Dr Madan Kataria - Founder of Laughter Yoga Clubs- On why laughter really is the best medicine! Including exercises you can try at home helped me a trapped nerve in my shoulder! Last but by no means least - Rajeev Tamhankar founder of TBS Planet a comic & animation startup. He is building the next Indian Superhero Universe!. I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to the show for the past four years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! So I’m very grateful.
access_time4 months ago
'It was his birthday & I thought of customising a shoe and gifting it to him' And so Toesmith was born! and they haven't looked back . I speak to Aayush Jindal Co-founder of Toesmith , India’s first tech-driven footwear brand, offering customisation of shoes . In this episode he talks how the 3d customisation works. Talks about customer research , pitching his parents the prototype , how they target customers via Facebook and Instagram, how many orders that get a day, quitting the corporate life, how they plan to scale the operation and finally he gives advice on building an e-commerce business & brand in India.
access_time4 months ago
This is an exciting new feature called Where Are They Now ? I catch up with previous guests who came on the show. I catch up With Vineet Rajan the co-founder of Scout My Trip India’s first subscription-based travel planner powered by local travel experts. He gives us an update on what’s been happening since I last spoke to him over 2 years ago including being recognised as being of the top 50 startups to watch in india. Talks about expanding into SouthEast Asia. He explains why they pivoted and now use virtual scouts, talks about raising $500k, talks about content marketing strategies , talks about hot new destinations in india you should visit , talks about a life changing trip to Ladakh and finally he talks about eating ghost chillies in North East India and his second wife latitia(his bike!)
access_time4 months ago
This is part 2 of my interview with Sanil Sacher co-founder of huddle a startup incubator based in Delhi. So in this episode he talks his entrepreneurial life. Talks about his moment of epiphany. Gives great advice on beating the Monday morning blues talks about how to scale consumer goods companies, some Richard Branson chat , key takeaway from working at Star Sports , and mental health chat. Finally a first for the Indian Startup Show, Sanil reads out some of his wonderful some poetry.
access_time5 months ago
Providing 360-degree support to multiple startups. Today I speak to Sanil Sachar co-founder of Huddle a startup incubator based in Delhi. He is also an entrepreneur, national best-selling author, angel investor, columnist, co-owner of global sports brand, Trusox, motivational speaker and leadership coach. I decided to split this into two parts . So in this episode we talk about the startup incubator he co-founded , what inspired him to do this, what they look for when it comes to investing, raising funds in india, exits, advice for first time investors ,he talks about what startups you should be investing in and what he likes & dislikes in the Indian startup ecosystem
access_time5 months ago
‘One piece of advice I will give is this - listen to the consumer , listen to the consumer, listen to the consumer , everything flows from that, if that’s not part of you equation then your starting at the wrong place - Shankar Prasad. Today I speak to Shankar Prasad, Founder, Pureplay Skin Sciences.One of indian fastest growing vegan & grooming brands. He has over 20 years of creating and building consumer goods india. So in this podcast we talk about his iterative design process, his research , his pricing strategy , using social media influencers, the Skin care for men market, taking calculated risks, advice on building your own consumer goods brand and learn how to improve your communication skills. And finally some warren Buffett chat as well so please enjoy the show.
access_time5 months ago
India is emerging as one of the fastest-growing markets for SaaS (software as a service)-based customer relationship management (CRM) firms. So today i speak to Vikas Jha founder & CEO of Alore. Alore offers everything needed to run a sales team at scale - from finding business email addresses to running automated drip campaigns to monitoring the performance of sales teams. So he talks about it all got started , how the product works. How they acquire customers around the world organically without spending money on marketing. Talks about nearly going bankrupt , talks about what makes a great salesperson, being an ex-merchant navy officer turned venture capitalist turned entrepreneur. Gives great book recommendations , talks about burnout , mental health. He talks about bootstrapping strategies what worked and what didn't work and finally he talks about how he transitioned from corporate life to startup life.
access_time6 months ago
Student living 2.0! Today I speak with Annu Talreja and Priyanka Gera they have co-founded OxfordCaps. OxfordCaps is Asia's first branded and tech-enabled student housing company, they started in Singapore and now growing rapidly in India. So in this episode they talk about how they went from quitting their corporate jobs to raising $10 million dollars in funding. They talk about how they are enhancing the student experience, female entrepreneurship , the hardest part about doing business in India , they talk about pitching to investors and knowing each other since childhood. And finally some Steve jobs, Jack Ma chat
access_time7 months ago
What do women want? & how do you deal with those annoying Aunties! Well today your going to find out. My guest is Naina Hiranandani, COO & Co-founder Sirf Coffee. Sirf Coffee is a bespoke dating service revolutionising dating for global Indians. In this exciting episode she talks about servicing clients around the world using an offline approach to dating and why they take this approach. She talks about the operational side of the business and why the business model has not changed over 10 years. She talks about why they don’t spend money on marketing or take investment and finally she shares some great dating advice you can try if your footloose and fancy free!
access_time8 months ago
Big News I am starting a production company creating Indian based dramas documentaries & animation shows package them up for multicultural audiences around the world. So if you are writer ,scriptwriter, producer animators or know someone who is or has an original and interesting story tell or want to pitch me your concepts Then get in touch and we can turn this into the next big Netflix / Amazon Prime show. Please get in touch , email title production. Thank you for downloading the Best of The Indian Startup Show Part 10. So Today you will hear from Ganesh Shankar, Co-Founder of FluxGen - On Solving India’s Water Shortage Crisis. Next up is Vineet Rajan , Co-Founder of Scout My Trip - On building India's premier do-it-yourself platform for road trips .And finally Mathew Browne, CEO of Kolkata Yoga Club - On bringing Yoga to the masses!
access_time8 months ago
Sit back & enjoy some of the best moments of The indian Startup Show. But first I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to show for the past four years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! I’m very grateful. You will hear from ­Anupama Gowda, Co-founder of Workbench Projects - On building a maker space for tinkerers, artists, makers, engineers & anyone with an inspired spirit! Next up is Raghav Gupta, Co-founder of Nymble Labs - On creating a curry cooking robot! Freeing Indians from their kitchen! And finally Nivedha R.M - Co-founder of TrashCon - On a mission to solve India’s huge waste management problem.
access_time8 months ago
Growing up in a country that has been credit starved"- Satyam Kumar. Satyam is the CEO & Co-founder of Loan Tap a digital lending platform for salaried employees. They are one of the fastest growing Fintech startups in India. So in this episode he talks raising $22 million in funding from bootstrapping the business 3 years ago. The Indian lending ecosystem, shares digital marketing strategies including Diwali marketing tips. He talks about mistakes startups make when pitching for investment. Learn how they deal with fraud. He also shares excellent financial advice and finally some Amitabh Bachchan chat.
access_time8 months ago
Being very Indian & doing something non Indian! my guest is Sanjay Manaktala Sanjay is one of India’s best stand-up comedians, based out of Bangalore and performs at different places all over India. So in this episode we talk about his amazing career so far. He talks about his digital content that has been viewed over 35 million times across Facebook and YouTube. We talk about his background in mixing humor and comedy while spending 10 years in the IT Industry. He also talks about dealing with Internet fame, working with Russell brand , Imposter syndrome, stage fright and dealing with hecklers! much more.
access_time9 months ago
The explosion of online dating & matchmaking apps in India has led to a huge rise in the number of private investigators tasked with exposing love cheats. Today my guest is Akriti Khatri , the founder of Venus Detective Agency . She is like the female Miss Marple, So in this exciting episode she talks about how she got started and turned this into a very successful business with offices around india. She gives great advice for first time founders and she will also talk about going undercover to check up brides and grooms before they get married , she talks dating, using high technology gadgets, conflicts, emotions. Why business is booming due to soap operas and why spending 30 days in the office doing nothing set her up for big success!
access_time9 months ago
Nothing gratifies the soul than a good read! Today I speak to Dalbir Kaur Madan - The founder of One Up Library a unique entrepreneurial venture that aims to revitalize the idea of traditional libraries into inviting child-centered learning space designed for the 21st century child. In this episode she talks about how it was a difficult concept to sell in the early days. You will learn how she builds a community. She talks about the business model. Talks about getting kids off smartphones and getting them to read 150 books a year. How reading Malcolm Gladwell helps her with the business strategy. Great book recommendations so check the show notes for more details. Some Harry Potter chat and some surprising research & data on why you should read out loud to you kids.
access_time9 months ago
After losing both grandparents Ananya Grover & her fellow classmates decided to build something in the social sector space. So she and her fellow classmates aka 'The Tech Witches' decided to build an app called Maitri. An app that connects children at orphanages to senior citizens in nursing homes, allowing them to spend time together. In this episode I will talk to two of the ladies. CEO Ananya Grover & CTO Arefa Muzaffar. They talk about how it all works. Flying out to San Francisco and pitching the app to Google Ventures. They talk about how this app can fight depression in two groups. Being the only indian team in the Technovation Girls competition - A global competition featuring 19,000 kids and 170 teams from across 38 countries . They talk about what makes a great entrepreneur, how they work together and finally some Michelle Obama & Malala Yousafzai chat.
access_time10 months ago
'Get out of bed! & do the stuff your excited about' - Today I speak to Advait Gupt founder of Supari Studios an award winning digital content studio. They help brands build scalable, immersive content to Gen Y and Gen Z audiences online. Over the past 7 years, they have produced over 450 projects that have been viewed over half a billion times online, for brands such as Red Bull, Google, Estee Lauder and Twitter. In this episode he talks about creating content at scale. How they manage the creative side with making money. You will learn how to grow your own content on Youtube. He also talks about the streaming wars in India. And finally he talks about creating a Simpsons type animation show set in a post-apocalyptic world where humans have gone extinct. It follows the adventures of a cow , chicken , goat and a pig four crime fighting vigilantes. & working with one of Indians biggest rappers Divine.
access_time10 months ago
Anyone fancy a lab-grown chicken burger? Today I speak to Dr Siddaharth Manvati Co-founder of Clear Meat. This company seeks to produce India’s first cell-based chicken minced meat. In this exciting episode you will learn how they create lab grown meat from molecules. He also talks about business models B2B & B2C. He talks about being part of an accelerator a global food accelerator programme shaping the future of food. He talks about the importance of being patient. Raising finance and discusses price points. Working with farmers not against. And finally some interesting ideas on what were going to eat and drink in a 100 years time!
access_time10 months ago
With over $1.85 Billion invested in the Indian FinTech space so far, I speak with Tanul Mishra CEO of Afthonia labs. Afthonia labs focuses on early stage startups in Fintech and provides them with a trusted ecosystem to grow and succeed. She talks about what startups should be focussing on and what they are looking for . She also reflects on her time as the co-founder of Eatelish, a successful food service that is a bridge between artisan foodmakers from across India and consumers. She talks about surviving the early days, breakthrough moments, having a successful exit and an interesting story about pickles and sorting things out over a cup of hot chocolate!
access_time11 months ago
Disability is a large problem, 1 Billion people in the world have some or the other kind of disability. 2. 2 Billion people will need at least 1 assistive product by 2030. Today I speak to Prateek Madhav the Co-founder & CEO of the Assistive Technology Accelerator . ATA is india’s first ever assistive technology accelerator. They help startups build tech based solutions for people with disabilities. He talks about how it all got started , examples of tech for good products. He talks about funding, product market fit and the biggest challenges within the disability ecosystem. He talks about the mistakes startups make when pitching to investors , how to scale , thinking globally and after the doom and gloom of India getting knocked out of the World Cup. We talk about an Indian cricket team who are world champions.
access_time11 months ago
Being a kid obsessed with J.A.R.V.I.S Aarushi a 17 year old student Entrepreneur has created Aaru - an AI-based virtual , personal assistant. Aaru is a one-stop solution to integrate any application to various interfaces and mode of communications. So in this exciting episode she talks about how it all got started. Being inspired by her father. Getting customers, learning to code , what motivates her. She gives us a demo , she talks about balancing school life with startup life, pitching to investors , lessons learned so far, and finally her love of physics.
access_time11 months ago
The Indian electric vehicle market is estimated be worth $30 Billion in 6 years. So today i speak with Nishchal Chaudhray founder of BattRE Electric Mobility they have introduced a new electric scooter in India at an affordable price. In this episode we talk about the phenomenal growth in the electric vehicle market due to product innovation and changes in government policies. He talks about building a distribution and after sales service network from scratch. He talks about what first time founders should be focussing on. Dealing with the skeptics . Planning Series A funding next year. Great advice on changing careers and why he doesn't want to be the next Elon Musk. and much more, so please enjoy the show!
access_time12 months ago
India has a growing obesity problem! Today I speak with Dr Siddhant Bhargava co-founder and nutritionist at Food Darzee. Food Darzee is a health and nutrition company offering fresh, healthy food delivered daily to your doorstep. So in this episode he talks about his rollercoaster startup journey so far. Overcoming challenges, shares great advice for first time founders. Why obesity is a growing problem in India to dealing with Bollywood celebrities. Helping comedian Tanmay bhatt lose weight. Learn about the practical diet changes for a fit body. Advice on losing weight, nutrition being body positive, and finally his love of butter chicken!
access_time12 months ago
I never expected to an entrepreneur if you asked me when I was graduating from Columbia university what would I be I would say a philosopher! " Today I speak to Cathy Guo. Cathy is the CEO & Co-Founder at Dunya Labs. Dunya Labs is a global blockchain product company and innovation lab based in India. She talks about how she got started , what they are actually building. She talks about why she moved to india. She also talks about the blockchain ecosystem in india. favorite blockchain projects, dealing with the indian rules and regulations and finally her love of dhal and rice!
access_time1 year ago
What happens when a successful entrepreneur, who built and managed the world's largest independent payphone company when he was still in his early thirties, begins questioning his identity as a value-creator? Today I speak to Ravi Kailas and Cathy Guo authors of an amazing new book called Myth of the entrepreneur. Its an intimate exploration of Ravi’s 30 year entrepreneurial journey. We talk about his life experiences . including having a heart attack . Shares his observations on the misconceptions surrounding entrepreneurship and ideas for the future of value creation.
access_time1 year ago
I feel like Superman getting ready to fly" Today I speak to Kunal Chandiramani founder and CEO of two startups. A TEDx speaker, an international best-selling author, while still at school. He talks about his love of startups, his love of innovation, waking up at 4.45am! Growing a beard & wearing suits for meetings. And he will tell you how to come up with value propositions, validate ideas, and how to motivate yourself. And finally we have some Jeff Bezos chat.
access_time1 year ago
What do Americans think of Indians? & What do Indian people think of Americans? Well we are going to find out with my guest David C. Sanford. He is the author of a book called Spilling the Beans:A Guide for Indians to Understand and Communicate Successfully with U.S. Americans. David Sanford is an intercultural training specialist with more than 25 years of experience in helping with big organisations. So today you will learn how Americans, and Indians should communicate successfully with each other. You will also learn about the similarities and differences in Indian & American values, motivations, behaviours and expectations.
access_time1 year ago
Today i speak to Venk Potula. Venk an award-winning Indian-American filmmaker and actor, producer & creator of the new Indian-American fiction podcast called Masala Jones. A subversive and daring new comedy about one man's journey to become the world's first Indian-American adult actor. Venk talks about his life in Hollywood as an indian american , how he come up with idea. his entrepreneurial spirit. An amazing story of how he got discovered. What fame is really like and what comes with it. His dream role. We go through his IMDB appearing in VEEP and finally a great story about playing a zombie (make sure your not eating anything!)
access_time1 year ago
Firstly, I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to show for the past three years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! So I’m very grateful. So sit back & enjoy some of the best moments. I am looking for feedback on the show. So If you could fill out the audience survey. It takes 2mins. .Today you will hear from Parag Agarwal Co-founder of JanaJal. Startup building Building the world’s first water sharing economy. Next up Rakesh Verma Chairman & MD of MapmyIndia (@MapmyIndia) India’s leader in premium quality digital map data , GPS navigation, tracking, and location apps.. He shares top leadership advice, he also talks about conviction , passion , happiness and not having the Monday Morning blues! Next is Anaka Narayanan - Founder of Brass Tacks. She shares her journey from studying economics to becoming a fashion designer & entrepreneur! Next up is Rohit Pateria, Co-founder & CEO of Placio - On disrupting the $50B Indian Student housing market And finally, we hear from Dr. Geetha Manjunath Co-founder & CEO of NIRAMAI - On creating A novel breast cancer screening solution using AI
access_time1 year ago
Taking fun seriously! Today I speak to Yashika Shah the co-founder of Nandoo. Nandoo is India's only FUN health & Wellness startup. Since launching 5 months ago . They already have 200,000 members. So in this episode she talks about how it all works. You will learn how she manages a full time job working in investment banking, while working on this startup. Being married to the co-founder. She talks about building a community & targeting stressed out Indian millennials and find out how many minutes you need to walk to get an IPhoneX!
access_time1 year ago
'You can't please everyone - Not even chocolate can!' Today I speak to Akshaara Lalwani founder of Communicate India one of the fastest growing Marketing and PR companies in India. She started this business from her bedroom age 23 and now in the 8th year employs over 100 people has clients around the world and won a number of awards. So in this episode she talks about her amazing journey. Some of her favourite PR campaigns - including flying pizzas. You will learn about client relationships and how she measures success , and dealing with crisis management and finally some chat about Margaret Thatcher , sushi , Will Smith, Tequila, insects and eating pizza 14 days in row!
access_time1 year ago
If you don't lead in your business you will bleed!" - Today I speak to Rajiv Talreja India’s Leading Business Coach and is the author of the International Bestseller called – “Lead or Bleed” So in this episode You will learn how to stand out from the competition. Mistakes entrepreneurs make. Examples of core strategies that you can use in your business. And why the customer is not the king! And much much more . So please enjoy the show. Thank you!
access_time1 year ago
As a little girl Pooja Dhingra was obsessed with desserts. Now she is the force behind the immensely popular Patisserie chain, Le 15 Patisserie in Mumbai. We talk about how she learned everything from scratch , the challenges she had to overcome. Building a brand. Her love of chocolate . The reality of being a celebrity chef. And finally find out what is her food heaven and food hell. It's truly an amazing story and one that will inspire you as well. So please enjoy the show.
access_time1 year ago
Disrupting the education system in India. Today I chat to Divyam Goel CEO of AttainU a new school teaching software with zero upfront fees you only pay after you get a job. He talks about, why he wants to disrupt the Indian education system, how it all works, having a quarter life crisis, his past experiences of working in the Bay area and his biggest challenges so far. so please enjoy the show
access_time1 year ago
One billion underprivileged people have no access to footwear. This inspired my guest Shriyans Bhandari to start Greensole. This social enterprise takes used sneakers which would otherwise end up in a landfill and refurbishes them into sandals that get donated to hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries in India. Shriyans talks about his amazing journey from designing and manufacturing his first shoe to receiving the Forbes 30 under 30 social entrepreneurship award and receiving a letter from Barak Obama and much much more so please enjoy the show.
access_time1 year ago
He quit his job at ThoughtWorks 4 years ago. Became an entrepreneur with 0 experience in running a business. But he is still alive & kicking, and is doing very well. He now has a team of 9, close to profitable, and has over 25K+ developers on the platform. So in this podcast, he shares valuable insights from the last 3 years. That you can use in your business. So please enjoy the show.
access_time1 year ago
Forbes 30 under 30 Asia social entrepreneur Dr Binish Desai is my guest today. He is the founder of Eco-Eclectic. They create eco-friendly solutions for domestic and industrial waste by turning them into assets. Binish first dabbled with the idea when he was just 11 years old, experimenting with paper and chewing gum. Today the company has developed around 150 eco-products and recycled more than 600 tonnes of waste and he made the Forbes 30 under 30 - Social Entrepreneurs list. it's truly an amazing story and one that will inspire you as well!
access_time1 year ago
Ha Ha Ha, Ho Ho Ho Ho, Hee Hee Hee! Today I speak to the founder laughter yoga club, Dr Madan Kataria aka ' The Guru of Giggling'. He started out in 1995 with 5 people and now has over 16000 laughter clubs worldwide in more than 100 countries. So in this episode, he talks about how it all got started, people, thinking he was crazy. And why laughter really is the best medicine even in the tough times. Also please stay tuned to the end to hear some audio of a laughter yoga expert with some exercises you can try at home.
access_time1 year ago
Today I speak to Anirudh Narayan author of an amazing new book called Scale Smart: How To Get Your First 1,000 Customers in India. Scale Smart is an actionable guide to start and scale a startup in India., So in this podcast, we talk about great digital marketing strategies - Facebook, Youtube, Whassup, email marketing, etc you can use today to get your startup off the ground. We also talk about his time at Shutterstock with a 250K budget to life as a digital nomad in South America and much more!
access_time1 year ago
Happy New Year. Hope you have a great 2019. Today I speak to Rajeev TamHankar the Founder of TBS Planet. TBS Planet is a comics and animation startup. They have developed a range of comic books featuring Indian action superheroes. In this episode, he talks about how this got started. he talks about getting his inspiration from Indian mythology. he talks about attracting readers using Whassup, why his dad is his best & worst critic. Which Bollywood actors/actresses would be ideal to play the roles. He talks about his favourite superheroes and what superpowers he would like to have and finally some chat about the late great Stan Lee!
access_time1 year ago
I speak to Siraj Raval the Director of The School of AI. Youtube personality and best selling author. In this episode he talks about how it all got started, Why AI? Interesting things going on in China, a look back at 2018, and plans for 2019. He talks about speaking at the United Nations, being happy, lifehacks and the one thing you should do after listening to this podcast episode. Thank you for a great 2018! and speak to you in 2019.
access_time1 year ago
Bringing solar-powered light to students in India & Africa. My guest today is Govind Upadhyay the CEO of LEDSafari - LED Safari partners with local schools, NGOs and governments to bring solar-powered light to students in India and Africa. Students receive training to build solar-powered lamps, so they learn about the physics of circuits and solar tech while improving their studying conditions.- it's a great idea. So in this episode, he talks about his amazing journey from going from village to village training students in India to becoming Forbes 30 under 30. social entrepreneur. So please enjoy the show.
access_time1 year ago
Firstly, I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to show for the past three years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! So I’m very grateful. So sit back & enjoy some of the best moments. Today you will hear from - Deepak Srinivasan: Co-founder of Crofters, he talks about tackling the water crisis in India with IOT based farming! We hear from Mansi Zaveri - Founder of Kidsstoppress, on creating India's most trusted, award-winning parenting website. Next up is Joydeep Sen Sarma, Cofounder & CTO of Qubole he talks about Big data & why it matters! We also hear from Suresh Shanker, Co-founder of Crayon Data on simplifying the worlds choices! And finally we here from Sudeepta Sanyal, Co-founder of The Blueberry Trails - On India's booming travel industry! Please enjoy the show.
access_time2 years ago
Virtual Reality (VR) is here to stay! Today I speak with Tithi Tewari co-founder of a Trezi a virtual reality (VR) solutions startup. This startup builds immersive technology solutions for the building industry that brings together all stakeholders in the design project — from architect/designer to engineering services to owner/tenant — to collaborate on the 3D design in an interactive and immersive environment and make better decisions. So in this exciting episode, she talks about how it all works. Quitting her prestigious career to follow her dreams of building a startup. She talks about raising funding, she talks about building a global product based in India and how they deal with the big US competitors and finally, some gives great leadership advice and much much more!
access_time2 years ago
Counterfeit goods are estimated to drain more than $1.6 trillion from the global economy, a figure that is slated to climb $4.2 trillion by 2022. So today I speak with Nitin Gupta, the co-founder & CTO of NeuroTags. A start-up that is helping companies to fight the huge counterfeit market. So we talk about how this works, how things are going so far. Talking to big brands in India and USA . The business model, how they plan to scale. he also talks about his previous life working at Yahoo, eBay, Paypal in the mid-2000 ’s. And he also gives great advice for first-time founders.