Byju On The Corporate Guillotine
Will educator-turned-entrepreneur Byju Raveendran be sidelined in—or even ousted from—his eponymous edtech as the newly constituted board advisory council struggles to bring the company back on to the profitability path?
Vinita Bhatia - August 28, 2023
TVS, Est. 1911
T.V. Sundaram Iyengar was all of 34 years old when he decided to become an entrepreneur in 1911 by starting a bus service in Madurai under the banner T. V. Sundaram Iyengar and Sons Limited
July 29, 2023
The Humble Entrepreneur
There is more to Atul Shinghal, founder and CEO of digital wealth manager Scripbox, than work. The diehard crossword fan is a yachting champion and loves to tee off whenever he can. His sports-life analogies make for inspiring nuggets of wisdom
Chitra Nair - June 30, 2023
A Company Cannot Grow Without Supporting Women: Neerja Birla
Having women on board and promoting gender equality at workplaces is not only the right thing to do, but also leads to better business outcomes and a stronger economy. In an interview with Shailaja Tripathi, entrepreneur and mental health champion Neerja Birla, founder-cum-chairperson of the Aditya Birla Education Trust, which runs the MPower mental health awareness initiative, outlines the need to implement policies that encourage diversity and women’s employment in the workplace and talks about how the corporate sector can promote the culture of inclusivity. Edited excerpts:
Shailaja Tripathi - February 27, 2023
Crash Of The Titans
Just like elder brother Mukesh Ambani, Anil Ambani started off on the solid ground prepared by their father Dhirubhai. However, hardly has any other family business seen such sharply contrasted trajectories as theirs. How did Anil Ambani lose the advantage? Nandini Vijayaraghavan traces the journeys of four well-known entrepreneurs whose businesses took off energetically but failed to retain the momentum and ended up struggling for survival
Nandini Vijayaraghavan - February 27, 2023
Vikas Oberoi Shows How To Succeed Like A Cautious Realty Entrepreneur
Averse to raising debt capital and vanity buying, the chairman of Oberoi Realty ensures that the company’s growth philosophy is about customer centricity even when the times are tough
Vinita Bhatia - November 29, 2022
Saturation, Fear Or Opportunity: How The Indian Founder Became A Globe-Trotter
Indian founders are there everywhere. one can meet more of them in a month in Dubai than in a year in Mumbai
Mahesh Murthy - October 31, 2022
Driving On The Digital Platform
A young entrepreneur has helped transform the logistic business, becoming a template for others to emulate. Only the tip of the potential has been scratched.
August 26, 2022
Delivering Results To Serve The Society
The initial years’ struggles have made this entrepreneur a great motivator and compassionate human being.
August 26, 2022
Committed To Sustainable Growth
With marshalling every activity in the company to build a sustainable growth model, the MRN Group also ensures rural youth are skilled, employable and entrepreneurial.
August 26, 2022