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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
The Maharashtra government announced to set up women entrepreneurship cell in the state to motivate women in start-ups and entrepreneurship sector on January 5. Skill development and Entrepreneurship Minister Nawab Malik has emphasised on the financial assistance to the women-powered start-ups. Moreover, the cell, which will be formed under the Maharashtra State Innovation Society, would form 'girl-student entrepreneurship clubs' at various… read-more
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China's State Administration for Market Regulation has declared that an anti-monopoly investigation had been launched against the tech-giant Alibaba Group. The Chinese regulators have earlier warned the group for forcing their merchants to sign deals promising not to offer their products on rival platforms. Previously in November, the authorities have blocked the stock market listing of Alibaba's associate Ant Group, which would have been the… read-more
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An engineer-entrepreneur Vidyut Mohan has won the United Nation's "Young Champions of the Earth" 2020 award for his social enterprise 'Takachar.' Reportedly, the model enables extra income to farmers as it buys rice husks, straw, and coconut, which they convert into fuels, fertilizers, and activated carbon. Moreover, 'Takachar' aims to favour 300 million Indian farmers by 2030 and eyes at generating income of USD 4 billion a year.
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