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  • Global Investors Meet: Savvy investors don't get trapped by what's hot, they believe in what's strong: Starbucks' Zev Siegl Nov 04, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    Global Investors Meet: Savvy investors don't get trapped by what's hot, they believe in what's strong: Starbucks' Zev Siegl

    Zev Siegl's comments on brand building and investor perception come at a time when many Indian start-ups have diversified their business models or pivoted to newer things to attract funding over the last few months amid a slowdown in global financial markets

  • BITS Pilani allows students a year off to build startups Nov 01, 2022 03:36 PM IST

    BITS Pilani allows students a year off to build startups

    With this move, BITS is also taking on the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), which continue to dominate the startup and unicorn ecosystems in the country

  • How to write the perfect pitch deck, courtesy Ratan Tata. Entrepreneurs, take note Aug 11, 2022 01:38 PM IST

    How to write the perfect pitch deck, courtesy Ratan Tata. Entrepreneurs, take note

    “I have, with the help of my office, put together a basic entry-level pitch deck," Ratan Tata wrote.

  • Displaced by war, Ukrainians open a new front as entrepreneurs Aug 10, 2022 10:48 PM IST

    Displaced by war, Ukrainians open a new front as entrepreneurs

    “The Russian invasion has spurred a lot of people to pull up and start building new businesses,” said Andriy Sadovyi, the mayor of Lviv, which has become a locus for people fleeing the war-torn east.

  • The Game Changers Summit 2022: Taking healthcare to tier 2 & tier 3 cities Aug 05, 2022 04:44 PM IST

    The Game Changers Summit 2022: Taking healthcare to tier 2 & tier 3 cities

    [Vivriti Presents The Game Changer Summit 2022 in Partnership With CNBCTV18]. This is a space where pathbreakers meet path makers and innovation can provide Inspiration. As part of the summit, Vivriti and CNBC TV18 bring to you series of podcasts, a celebration of impactful stories of innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • Bits To Billions | Meet India's first husband-wife duo who have a unicorn each: Mohapatra & Kalra Aug 04, 2022 06:11 PM IST

    Bits To Billions | Meet India's first husband-wife duo who have a unicorn each: Mohapatra & Kalra

    Asish Mohapatra and Ruchi Kalra, alums of IIT and McKinsey, created history by becoming India's first husband and wife team to build their startups into unicorns - OfBusiness and Oxyzo. While Mohapatra is the CEO of OfBusiness, Kalra is the CEO of Oxyzo. What's more - Both their startups are profitable. But what do their startups do? How did they go from bits to billions? When will their companies go IPO? Watch them in conversation on Bits to Billions.

  • Billionaire Nithin Kamath's advice for entrepreneurs: 'Find a skill, get good at it and...' Jul 24, 2022 02:32 PM IST

    Billionaire Nithin Kamath's advice for entrepreneurs: 'Find a skill, get good at it and...'

    Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath added that out of a 100 new businesses that sprout in India, only about 1 per cent of it become sustainable and are able to survive.

  • 10 lessons in entrepreneurship from author, consultant and businessman Jeff Gothelf Jan 12, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    10 lessons in entrepreneurship from author, consultant and businessman Jeff Gothelf

    Build the right team and the right mindset, and you are halfway there

  • Hello World | Entrepreneurship is hard. Successful founders make it easier by adding playfulness to the mix Oct 20, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Hello World | Entrepreneurship is hard. Successful founders make it easier by adding playfulness to the mix

    Many times entrepreneurs become too serious and get bogged down by the headwinds they face. This can be counterproductive.

  • Meet the 20-year olds whose startup wants to revolutionise content creation Apr 22, 2021 08:54 AM IST

    Meet the 20-year olds whose startup wants to revolutionise content creation

    Enterprising college students dreamed big and slogged it out to create a content marketplace that attracted one of the world’s top VC firms. Starting with writing 250 articles themselves for the first order received 10 days before final exams at BITS Pilani, they now aim to storm the global $400 billion market with plans for Pepper Content to enter the US.

  • Banks sanction Rs 25,586 crore to 1.14 lakh Stand-Up India accounts in 5 years Apr 04, 2021 09:11 PM IST

    Banks sanction Rs 25,586 crore to 1.14 lakh Stand-Up India accounts in 5 years

    Under the scheme, bank loans between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 crore are provided to at least one Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe borrower and at least one woman borrower per bank branch of Scheduled Commercial Banks.

  • Moneycontrol to be Digital Media Partner of IIT Kharagpur’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2021 Feb 25, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    Moneycontrol to be Digital Media Partner of IIT Kharagpur’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2021

    Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2021: The four-day online event will begin on February 25. It will include keynote sessions, fireside chats, workshops, competitions, networking sessions and an intern fair.

  • Skill ministry announces rollout of fellowship programme in all districts Feb 13, 2021 06:02 PM IST

    Skill ministry announces rollout of fellowship programme in all districts

    Fellows under MGNF will acquire academic expertise and technical competency in understanding the overall skill ecosystem along with being attached to District Skill Committees.

  • Like A Boss I Hexaware’s Atul Nishar on building a compassionate organisation, emulating the franchise model of McDonald’s and leadership style Dec 21, 2020 01:57 PM IST

    Like A Boss I Hexaware’s Atul Nishar on building a compassionate organisation, emulating the franchise model of McDonald’s and leadership style

    Atul Nishar, founder and chairman, Hexaware Technologies on his first leadership lesson, what he learnt about communication and how to treat people

  • 'Fear is the only thing that stops you' Dec 19, 2020 08:06 AM IST

    'Fear is the only thing that stops you'

    The inspirational story of furloughed London fashion professional and mom-of-two Tracey Curran, who started her own label during the pandemic.

  • Like A Boss: Cyril Shroff on drawing inspiration from Uday Kotak, his biggest support i.e. his wife Vandana, the power of trusting your team and much more Dec 01, 2020 10:08 AM IST

    Like A Boss: Cyril Shroff on drawing inspiration from Uday Kotak, his biggest support i.e. his wife Vandana, the power of trusting your team and much more

    Inspire others to be better than you. Lead with clarity and a sense of security and confidence, says Cyril Shroff, one of the premier corporate lawyers in India.

  • COVID-19 Impact | How older entrepreneurs are bracing the coronavirus pandemic Oct 22, 2020 06:44 PM IST

    COVID-19 Impact | How older entrepreneurs are bracing the coronavirus pandemic

    Droves of small businesses have been shuttered by the economic fallout of the coronavirus, but for Dave Summers, starting a new one was the best option.

  • Like A Boss | Ecom Express’ TA Krishnan on why micro-managing is bad, the benefits of participative leadership and why he recommends The Art of War Oct 08, 2020 04:23 PM IST

    Like A Boss | Ecom Express’ TA Krishnan on why micro-managing is bad, the benefits of participative leadership and why he recommends The Art of War

    TA Krishnan on leaders who have influenced him, his management style and advice to the new crop of leaders.  

  • Entrepreneurship not about making money but having a purpose: Kiran Majumdar Shaw Oct 07, 2020 08:24 PM IST

    Entrepreneurship not about making money but having a purpose: Kiran Majumdar Shaw

    During my initial days, nobody was willing to give me a loan for my business as they did not understand biotechnology and therefore, did not understand my business idea, Mazumdar-Shaw said.

  • Like A Boss: Zia Mody on her bottom-line management style, inspiration from Deepak Parekh, Raghuram Rajan's “I Do What I Do” and much more Jul 20, 2020 12:19 PM IST

    Like A Boss: Zia Mody on her bottom-line management style, inspiration from Deepak Parekh, Raghuram Rajan's “I Do What I Do” and much more

    "Don’t expect people to follow you as a genuine leader unless you have the qualities that inspire a following" - that’s the management mantra of the straight talking Zia Mody, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of top law firm AZB & Partners.

  • FM must introduce decisive structural reforms Sep 05, 2019 11:56 AM IST

    FM must introduce decisive structural reforms

    Resolution to India’s growth slowdown does not lie in misplaced populism, nationalization and unfettered PSU growth. We need policy responses that recognize the interlinkages in the economy and facilitate entrepreneurship.

  • Opinion | Banking regulations are not cast in stone Mar 12, 2019 06:52 AM IST

    Opinion | Banking regulations are not cast in stone

    A win for Kotak will prompt a much needed review of regulation and will bring in new banks, increased competition and hopefully better services.

  • Indian women earned Rs 74 crore thanks to Airbnb's boost to entrepreneurship Mar 08, 2019 03:38 PM IST

    Indian women earned Rs 74 crore thanks to Airbnb's boost to entrepreneurship

    Airbnb also runs a program called Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) under which 2 million rural Indian women are employed

  • Hima Das, Smriti Mandhana in Forbes India's 30 Under 30, here are others who made the list Feb 04, 2019 10:07 AM IST

    Hima Das, Smriti Mandhana in Forbes India's 30 Under 30, here are others who made the list

    Other young achievers include YouTube personality Prajakta Koli and young singer Meghna Mishra

  • Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal eyes agri-tech, fintech sectors to set up new business Nov 27, 2018 11:54 AM IST

    Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal eyes agri-tech, fintech sectors to set up new business

    Bansal plans to set up a holding company through which he will establish new businesses and make fresh investments