COVER STORY

Finding the Success Signals

Born in South India, Sreedhar Bevara has done many jobs; a street vendor, a waiter, a delivery boy, a door-to-door salesman, and eventually leading corporate boards. He is now the CEO of BMR Innovations, a global management and technology...

CXOs IN FOCUS

With Empathy and Trust from Gold Assessment to Gold Encashment

The journey to becoming the CEO and Founder of DRU GOLD for Akhilesh Agarwal started with his family-run business, Sri Krishna Jewellers. He began as a sales executive and worked his way up to head the operations over the...

Redefining the Confectionery & Bakery Landscape

For Aparna Gorrepati, who has over 13 years of hands-on experience in the confectionery landscape – both in industrial and retail chocolate – setting up her Chocolate Studio named ZUCI Chocolates has been a dream come true. A first-generation...

A Homemade Brand that Adds Care to Skin Care

Indian mothers and grandmothers know of homely remedies, and Indian kitchens are their treasure trove. From using turmeric for wounds to using neem for anti-bacterial, their arsenal of natural care is impressive and elaborative.  The story of Gurugram based...

Globalizing the Indian EdTech Industry

Though online education has seen over 15 years of meaningful existence, 2020 will be known as a milestone year for the sector, with the Covid-19 pandemic forcing students and parents to embrace e-learning as the most viable way of...

STARTUP SPOTLIGHT

Introducing Smart Parking Technology in India

Co-Founded by Chirag Jain, Get My Parking is an award-winning provider of Interoperable Digital Parking Platform that integrates any parking equipment and connects it to mobile and cloud for a standardized seamless experience. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to...

IN MY VIEW

Opportunities for Indian Nutraceutical Industry in the Post-Pandemic World

Dr Smarta is the Founder and Managing Director of Interlink, a Business performance consulting firm operating in the Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceutical and Wellness domain for over 35 years. As one of the pioneers and thought leaders in the field of...

EXPERTS' OPINION

How Fintech Acceleration can Help in an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’

Rohit Garg is the Co-Founder and CEO at SmartCoin Financials, India’s first fully-automated next-gen Fintech company focused on providing financial access to the millions of innumerous self-employed micro-entrepreneurs, micro-merchants and middle/lower-income salaried individuals using alternative credit assessment aided by...

Eldercare Reforms, Still in the Backstage!

Rajagopal is an experienced business leader & a healthcare entrepreneur who chartered a career in this sector out of his passion to be part of this growing eco-system & contribute to it meaningfully. Prior to founding KITES, Raj served...

How Prepared are the Offices for Another Lockdown?

Indo Office Solution’s CEO, Ashish Aggarwal, has more than 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur. Indo Innovations, the brainchild of Ashish, is an umbrella brand of Indo Office Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Despite having a settled business and a...

In a Sharing Economy, How Can Investment and Lending Super-Charge the FinTech World

Zafar Imam is the CEO at FinShell, a leading financial services brand that introduced smartphone-based financial services in India powering two platforms OPPO Kash & realme PaySa. Zafar is one of the co-founders of the company and he was...

LEADER’S INSIGHTS

Imperatives of Digital Adoption in the Construction and Real Estate Industries

Sripad Nandiraj is the founder of Hocomoco. He has been instrumental in conceptualizing and scaling Hocomoco up to 3,50,000 sft in a short span and aims to reach 25,00,000 sft by 2021. He plays the role of CEO at...

How to Harness Artificial Intelligence to Drive Surge in Lending Growth

Shilpa Bhandari is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Banking, Financial Services and Insurance at Birlasoft. Her goal is to have relentless focus on the clients by building strong teams, creating differentiated client value resulting in business growth,...

CIOs in India will Need to Spend More on Business continuity, Remote Working, and Workforce Collaboration

“Indian organisations were on a steady pace towards cloud adoption for the better part of the decade, but the COVID-19 pandemic that led to lockdowns this year has accelerated cloud adoption,” opines Vimal Venkatram, Country Manager -India, Snowflake. An...

Benefits of Automation in Digital Transformation

COVID-19 has made organizations rethink their online strategies and adopt approaches that are cost-efficient, productive, and securely delivering a digital experience. Today, the need for automation in enterprises has grown substantially and they are realizing that automation is the...

RECOGNITION

10 Most Influential Business Leaders – 2021

The resilience and determination of employees in today’s time help companies keep their people performing at their best while work processes shift. While everyone was working from home, employees learnt the art of multitasking and balancing work-life and household...

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

The India Inc. and Its Great Leaders

Is there a set of predefined methods to create great leaders? No. Great leaders in the world do not have much in common. They are of different sexes, races, and ages. All of them follow unique methods of leadership...

Akhilesh Agarwal
Founder & CEO
DRU GOLD

Aparna Gorrepat
Founder
ZUCI Chocolates

Meghna Agarwal
Co-Founder
IndiQube

Nehaa Juneja
Founder
SkinWorks

Nitin Chavan
CEO
Aquapay Payment Technologies

Palash Nandy
CEO
Numeric

Pooja Shukla
Co-Founder & COO
LearnKartS

Raj Gaur
Co- Founder and CMO
Tattvam Media

Rimjhim Hada
Founder
Aachho

Sreedhar Bevara
CEO
BMR Innovations