37-year-old former school teacher is India’s newest billionaire

37-year-old former school teacher is India’s newest billionaire

India’s newest billionaire is a former classroom teacher who developed an education app that’s grown to a valuation of almost $6 billion in about seven years. Byju Raveendran joined the rarefied club after his Think & Learn Pvt scored $150 million in funding earlier this month. That deal conferred a value of $5.7 billion on […]

Kochi readies to host India’s largest Women Startup Summit

Kochi readies to host India’s largest Women Startup Summit

KOCHI: Aspiring women entrepreneurs from across the country will converge in the city on Thursday for the Women Startup Summit, which is being hosted by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) in association with the Indian Women Network under the Confederation of Indian Industries. The summit will bring together successful women leaders, startup founders, policymakers and […]

Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria test

Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria test

A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Africa Prize for a device that detects tell-tale signs of malaria by shining a red beam of light on the patient’s finger. The diagnosis is ready to be […]

H-1B rejects is turning India into a new land of opportunity

H-1B rejects is turning India into a new land of opportunity

In 2014, Gaurang Poddar landed a job at Ernst & Young (EY) in New York after graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering and business administration from Carnegie Mellon University. Then the H-1B visa ground him down. The uncertainty in the timeline of securing the much sought-after visa and the procedural delays eventually forced him […]

WHY Entrepreneurship???

WHY Entrepreneurship???

When I started my journey to become an entrepreneur, I don’t even know the correct spelling of it. I think people quit there job because they get passionate with this entrepreneurship IDEA, Be your own boss, become rich quickly, start hated there current organisation boss, get bored with routine job, bla bla.. But what I […]

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