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Thriving M/s Desi
A host of start-ups have set Up shop in regional languages — for a Bharat that’s much bigger than India

Shruti Venkatesh

Swipe right yet?

Dating apps are getting a lot of love, but they have a long way to go before making any profit

I toot, you tweet

An “anti-establishment” tweet, a blocked account, a trending hashtag:  the perfect recipe for a movement — of Indians leaving Twitter for Mastodon

  • Turbulent Times For e-tailers

    In its bid to level the playing field for offline retailers, the new e-eommerce policy has caused unrest among online giants

  • Up, up and away

    Corporates are slow in making boardrooms gender diverse but women leaders are pushing ahead

  • One-Click Credit

    Pay-later services are cashing in on urban lifestyles by extending credit quick and easy

That sweet taste of success

Adyar Ananda Bhavan has grown from a single outlet in a small town to an Rs.8 billion global business, selling highly commoditised food. All it took was quick thinking and rigour

Beauty myth?

Urban Company, formerly UrbanClap, has found a growth engine in the on-demand salon services. But can it afford the cash burn?

By the Fireside

To consumer brand start-ups looking to raise capital, here’s a ready-reckoner on Fireside Ventures.

E-scoot the last mile

Not Uber or Ola, it’s new-age start-ups such as Mobycy and Yulu who are linking the last mile with their compact e-scooters

Thriving M/s Desi

A host of start-ups have set Up shop in regional languages — for a Bharat that’s much bigger than India

Neighbourhood kidney care

This Mumbai-based start-up is on a mission to open dialysis centres at every nook and corner of your city

‘Yoghurt’ it right, dessert is dahi

Epigamia has become eponymous with flavoured yoghurt in the country, by transforming the humble dahi into a gourmet lifestyle offering

Don’t waste a cloud

Your business is paying for cloud space more than you use it. Lightwing might help you save a few bucks

Express coup

In a competitive and cash-guzzling logistics industry, Ecom Express has emerged as a rare success. What is it doing right?

Shrimp farmer finds ‘MOJO’

Aquaconnect has an app that could change the way aquaculture is done in India, and investors have taken the bait

Bucking the sales manual

A 500-page training manuals may not be the answer to upskilling your blue-collar workforce. RapL just may be

Midas Touch

Chennai-based Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers is looking at online sales and foreign stores to further their legacy as a trusted ‘manufacturing jeweller’

Second Serving

Jayaram Banan has elaborate plans to revive Sagar Ratna’s fortunes having bought back his stake from India Equity Partners

Tressure hunt

Salon chain Naturals has lined up an ambitious expansion spree. Will its gameplan pay off?

Ahead of its Time

Harnil Oza, Founder, Hyperlink Infosystem shares the journey of the company 

Before you say 'I do'

Online wedding start-ups are helping brides and grooms plan their perfect day

Pick, click and rent

Can’t afford that plush sofa set? Now rent it for as long as you wish