Category Archives: Founder Stories

What if a bite of chocolate was work?

Read the story about home-made chocolates... She is a one woman army, but is going great guns! Meet Madhumita Upadhyay from Kolkata, a lady chocoletier, who sells exquisite handmade chocolates. Leaving her job as a communications specialist, Upadhyay ventured into the realm of entrepreneurship solely to follow her passion. From a home based entity, she…
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‘NavAlt’: Solar ferries to soon hit the shores

Here’s a story about eco-friendly, cost-effective boats… Sandith Thandasherry, co-founder and CEO at NavAlt, has always been up for challenges and problem-solving. After spending a few years in the naval industry, he co-founded Navgathi Marine Design & Construction, a company in the space of manufacturing small solar powered cruise boats and fishing boats.  In a…
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Travel startup for women, by women

How about wandering in the roads with fellow women? Have a look... ‘Not all who wander are lost’ – definitely not when you wander in herd of your own kind! Celebrating womanhood in a delectable way is 56 years old Sumitra Senapaty with her brand WOW (Women on Wanderlust) Club since 2005. The woman traveller…
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‘Sahapedia’ scouts for content partnerships

'Sahapedia' redefines Indian culture. Read on... Sudha Gopalakrishnan is the vice-president and Vaibhav Chauhan, founding team member of Sahapedia, an online encyclopedic resource on Indian culture and the arts supported by the Tatas.  Dr. Gopalakrishnan has authored and translated many books relating to arts in India. Previously, she was the founder director of India’s National Mission for Manuscripts which…
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Sanjay Enishetty: Fueling Entrepreneurship

Undeniably, money still remains the catalyst. How? Read on... 50K Ventures is a network of HNIs, accredited investors, and accomplished mentors, who are willing to contribute to the startup ecosystem at the national and the global level. Find out more as Swati Soni converses with Sanjay Enishetty, the founder of 50K Ventures. The birth of 50K…
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