25-Year-Old Entrepreneur Uses Solar Dryers To Help Farmers Decrease Waste
According to Varun Raheja, Founder of Raheja Solar Food Processing Pvt Ltd, the global market for dried fruits and vegetables is presently worth $70 billion. In 2019, the 25-year-old Indore entrepreneur founded his own firm. Solar drying technology is one example of how freely accessible energy may be used to assist farmers. The company is supplying farmers with low-cost, do-it-yourself foldable solar dryers to make value-added items from… read-more
Tags: entrepreneur, Farmers, Waste management, solar dryers
Courtesy: Your Story
US Detains Indian-Origin Tech Entrepreneur For Alleged $45 Million Investment Fraud
Neil Chandran, a 50-year-old Indian-origin tech entrepreneur, was detained in the United States on June 29 for alleged investment fraud. He is accused of defrauding over 10,000 individuals out of over $45 million, which netted him multiple expensive automobiles and real properties. Chandran operated a number of technology firms that he employed in a conspiracy to defraud investors by falsely guaranteeing exceptionally high profits based on… read-more
Tags: USA, entrepreneur, Fraud, investment scam, Indian origin
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Beggars Corp. Turns Beggars Into Entrepreneurs: Varanasi
Common Man Trust, a not-profit orgranisation based in Varanasi, launched 'Beggars Corporation' to make Varanasi a beggar-free city by 2023. They've freed 12 families from begging in the city, giving them training for different vocations, reported PTI. Reportedly, they focus on investment instead of a donation. Furthermore, the group is planning to change itself into a profit-making venture by March 2022, said Chandra Mishra, the… read-more
Tags: Varanasi, Common Man Trust, Beggar, entrepreneur, 'Beggars Corporation
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Avimee Herbals: 'Chemical Free' Keshpallav Hair Oil For Hair Problems
Radha Krishan Choudhary of Gujarat's Surat, with his wife Shakuntala, started "Avimee Herbals" in June 2021. The hair oil aims to provide a chemical-free solution to deal with issues like early balding, excessive hair loss, greying, and dandruff. For three months, the couple ran experiments on themselves, close friends and family. The couple prioritises the quality of "Keshpallav Hair Oil" over money.
Tags: HAIR OIL, entrepreneur, Hair Loss, cold-press oil, Gujarat
Courtesy: The Better India
Nothing Is Impossible! Meet Kashmir's Nushrat Jahan As Classic Example
Over 90% of women in Kashmir believed that becoming an entrepreneur or aiming high was very difficult because of social pressure and gun fear. To overcome obstacles in the region, Kashmiri women have been making significant efforts and have proven themselves in several fields. Similarly, Nushrat Jahan of Pulwama district quit her job to start her own flower business, and currently, it's a multi-crore venture.
Tags: Woman, Jammu and Kashmir, entrepreneur, Kashmiri Women
Courtesy: Ani News
Corporate Turned Entrepreneur, Earns Rs 1.5 L/Month By Selling Salads
Megha Bafna from Pune besides working for a full-time corporate job became an entrepreneur and owns “Keep Good Shape”, a salad-making business. Bafna thought that the salad business would thrive as “junk food was easily available and good healthy salads were either expensive or not readily available.” About 30 people help to make salads for Bafna, and now she offers 27 different salads.
Tags: Pune, salad, business, entrepreneur
Courtesy: The Better India
90-Year-Old Woman Receives 'Entrepreneur of the year 2020' Award
Harbhajan Kaur, a 90-year-old woman decided to begin her journey as an entrepreneur. When asked about her conviction, she said that her daughter encouraged her asking, “Why don’t you sell barfis in the market?” However, on the very first day, all her barfis were sold out within hours. Moreover, she has been awarded the 'Entrepreneur of the year award in 2020' and is also an Instagram star with 12,000 followers.
Tags: entrepreneur, harbhajan kaur, barfi, Instagram
Courtesy: NDTV Food
Jacqueline Fernandez Becomes Only Actress To Feature In Times 40 Under 40
Jacqueline Fernandez has become the only actress to feature in the 'Times 40 Under 40' list of entrepreneurs for her initiative 'She Rox Life' initiative. The initiative is a series of workout videos to help healthy living and empower women. Aailable in the TRUECONNECT app by TV.FIT, the series also features her fitness regime. Reportedly she built this community to uncover the hidden power that everyone has imbibed.
Tags: Jacqueline Fernandez, she rox, times 40 under 40, entrepreneur, Fitness
Courtesy: The Times of India
Evo Foods Introduces 100% Plant-Based Eggs; To Be Available Soon
Evo Foods have introduced "India's first 100% plant-based liquid egg" which is devoid of cholesterol, antibiotics or animal-cruelty. The plant-based liquid egg extracts protein from chickpeas, peas and mung beans and then it is further processed in the texture of eggs. The company said the product can be used in making of several recipes including omelette and egg rolls. Reportedly, it will be launched soon and it online delivery will be… read-more
Tags: Avo Foods, entrepreneur, Kartik Dixit, Sharaddha Bhansali, Plant-based Egg
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Maruti Suzuki, IIM-B Collab To Provide Incubation Program For Start-Ups
In what could be called a novel initiative, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM) along with Maruti Suzuki are eyeing to nurture 26 start-ups across mobility sector. Aimed to bring industry-ready solutions to start-up businesses, the initiative will be a nine-month extensive incubation program. In addition, incubation period includes various workshops, networking events and mock-pitches. Besides, mobility sector is set to grow at 90… read-more
Tags: IIM, IIM Bangalore, Maruti Suzuki, Startup, entrepreneur