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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram
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    Gauri Jayaram

How An Experiential Travel Company Is Bettering The Lives Of Several Indians

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Apart from being an alumna of IIM B, Gauri Jayaram also has over 20 years of experience in the travel industry. Having grown businesses of several travel companies, she decided to start one of her own. The Active Holiday Company is the first Indian company to focus exclusively on International Adventure Travel. Her company is…

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    Abhilasha Dafria
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    Abhilasha Dafria

Why Start-Ups Are Counting On Abhilasha Dafria To Get To The Next Level

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After being involved with startup journalism, Abhilasha Dafria was introduced to the start-up ecosystem in India. What she realized was that many entrepreneurs had grand ideas, but had a hard time executing it due to the lack of a relevant network. To bridge this gap, Abhilasha founded Venturator. Combining the words ‘venture’ and ‘accelerator’, the…

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    VARUN GUPTA

Varun Gupta Tells Us Why Adapting To Adversities Is A Big Part Of Being Successful

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Graduating from Purdue University, USA to be a computer engineer, Varun Gupta later went on to do his MBA from Columbia University, New York. However, he has been involved in his family business, a water purifying business, for the last 10 years. In 2015, he branched out of his family business to start Clicktable; a…

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    Anurag Jain and Manish Kumar
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    Manish Kumar

How Manish Kumar Overcame The Negativity Thrown At Him And Is Building An Empire

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A graduate from IIT Kanpur, Manish Kumar has over a decade of experience in the banking and financial industry. Subsequent to which, he founded ‘KredX’; India’s first invoice discounting marketplace that connects businesses looking to raise fast working capital, with investors. To understand his business model simply, he says, “We enable the growth of small businesses…

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    Pavitra Chalam

How Pavitra Chalam’s Passion For Filmmaking Is Shaping A Better Future For Our Society

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Born and raised in Bangalore, Pavitra Chalam was a national-level roller skater and athlete for more than a decade before she embarked on her journey as a filmmaker. Pavitra represented India as a Peace Ambassador to Pakistan in 2003. As part of the Youth Initiative for Peace in Pakistan, she was chosen by her peers…

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    Sudheendra Chilappagari
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    Sudheendra Chilappagari

How Sudheendra Chilappagari Is Finding The Working Class A Place Where They Belong.

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After graduating from BITS Pilani, Sudheendra Chilappagari went on to work for companies that gave him tremendous exposure in various parameters that helped him in starting up his company, Belong; the world’s first predictive outbound hiring solution that helps companies discover, engage and hire undiscoverable talent. The entrepreneur says that he watches, nurtures and is…

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    Sahil Kakaria

From Wall Street To Beauty And Fitness, How Does He Do It?

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With the experience he mastered from all the internships in Wall Street in America, and then further sharpening it in Imperial College, London with his MBA, was when Sahil Kakaria found his entrepreneurial idea: GlowVita. GlowVita is a one-stop on-demand beauty, wellness, and fitness app. He also has an experience in banking from London, adding…

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    Aditya Raj Kapoor
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    Aditya Raj Kapoor

The Maverick Biker From The Kapoor Khandaan

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The maverick of the Kapoor family, Aditya Raj Kapoor is a businessman and an avid traveler who moved away from the Kapoor family’s traditional Bollywood career path. He has several businesses including an amusement park, a fashion school in UAE. Apart from the philanthropist side of his personality, Aditya is an enthusiastic bike rider, who at…

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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar

How Kirthi Jayakumar Is Changing The Landscape Of Society In Terms Of Women’s Safety

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One day after Kirthi Jayakumar turned 25, on December 16, 2012, is when the infamous Delhi gang-rape happened. Kirthi was receiving an award for her work with a US based NGO called ‘Delta Women’, which worked for the rights of women in the US and Nigeria. Awakened by the lack of security for the women…

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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas Football
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    Tejas R

He Is Building India’s No.1 Under 19 Football Team With Underprivileged Kids

For Tejas R, football is not merely a sport, but an art, an art to make children smile, laugh and be a sportsman. Tejas has dedicated himself to football and coaching, but what makes this football freestyler unique? His absolute joy in being a Football Clown. Clowning and making a fool of himself, Tejas visits…

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    priyank asha sukanand
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Paving The Way To Help The Nation Accept The LGBT Lifestyle

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Coming out as a homosexual at only 13, Priyank Asha Sukanand calls himself an ‘early bloomer’. He later walked his first gay pride in 2008 with the help of his dear friend who he met in theatre, Palavi Chander. Priyank later joined a LGBT support group and eventually founded a youth support group in 2011,…

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    Saswati Singh
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    Saswati Singh
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    Saswati Singh

A Mother Who Pushed Away Depression And Gave In To INSPIRATION

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After her son was rejected in 42 special schools due to autism, Saswati Singh took matters into her own hand by founding  ‘Inspiration’. Inspiration has a Special School, Vocational Centre, as also a fully equipped Occupational Therapy Centre for the cognitively challenged. They also have free training sessions for parents who are also encouraged to…

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    Rajvi Sanghvi
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    Rajvi Sanghvi
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    Rajvi Sanghvi
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    Rajvi Sanghvi
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    Rajvi Sanghvi
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    Rajvi Sanghvi

Looking For A New, Cool Hobby? Get Cracking On Hobbmob

Happy minds always know how to multiply and influence others with happiness. Rajvi Sanghvi, the founder of Hobbmob is one such person whose vibrant attitude towards life is infectious. The company’s happy circle has one motto – Learn-Teach-Learn-Repeat. Hobbmob.com connects hobby learners with experts or professionals, therefore cultivating an enormous source of self-growth. Speaking of…

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    Monica Singh
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    Monica Singh

How A Bold And Positive Outlook Towards Life Can Help One Overcome Even The Scariest Of Situations

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There are not many stories that is as jaw dropping as the story of Monica Singh; an acid attack survivor and the founder of ‘Mahendra Singh Foundation’ (MSF). The foundation is an NGO that is here to help other girls and women survivors to overcome their obstacles and achieve their potential. Being a survivor of…

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Indranil Choudhury and Siddharth Singh

How To Successfully Start And Run A Business In A Niche Market

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After noticing a niche that hadn’t been explored in the regulatory compliance space in terms of third party support, entrepreneurs, Indranil Choudhury and Siddharth Singh wanted to make the most of this discovery. Therefore, in 2007, they along with two other founders founded ‘Lexplosion Solutions Pvt. Ltd.’; a company that simplifies complex legal issues and…

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    Devrath Vijay
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    Devrath Vijay
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    Devrath Vijay

Devrath Vijay’s Plan On How To Make The Nation Functionally Fit

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Having worked in multiple gyms and having friends all over the globe that were fitness enthusiasts, Devrath Vijay realized that India had a lot of catching up to do in terms of fitness. He, therefore, had a deep desire to educate the nation about the facts of fitness and founded ‘The Outfit’ along with the…

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    Saurabh Moody
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    Saurabh Moody
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    Saurabh Moody
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    Saurabh Moody
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    Saurabh Moody
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    Saurabh Moody

Who Would Have Known That A Failure In School Is Now A Founder Of A $6 Million Company?

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Having started programming at an early age, Saurabh Moody has been an expert in writing technology. He says that he started programming after he failed in the 7th standard and had no friends. He subsequently failed again in the 9th and 11th standard before he dreamed of being an entrepreneur and founded two ventures. After…

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Satyajeet Mohanty

How Satyajeet Mohanty Comprehensively Helped Out Riding Enthusiasts All Over The Nation

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After an exuberating motorcycle trip that Satyajeet Mohanty took part in, he saw a great market opportunity in Motorcycle Touring. Satyajeet says, “Motorcycle touring is a comprehensive experience and riders who go out on these tours are really passionate about riding. More than riding, touring is an escape into a different world, away from your…

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