Press Coverages

11 people honored at Forbes India Philanthropy awards
December 02, 2013
Category: Wadhwani Foundation

New Delhi: As many as 11 people, including members from the influential Nilekani, Bajaj and Godrej families, were honoured by Forbes India for their outstanding contribution towards philanthropy. Rohini Nilekani, founder of Arghyam, and Nandan Nilekani, Infosys co-founder who presently heads the Unique Identification Authority of India, won the Forbes India Philanthropy Award in ‘Outstanding […]

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Harnessing technology to connect doctors and patients
December 18, 2012
Category: NEN

The idea for Practo Technologies first came to Shashank N.D. when he was still a student at the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal. Shashank was trying to get a second opinion from an American physician for an operation that his father was about to undertake when he found out that there were several inefficiencies in […]

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Creating a culture of innovation
11 December, 2012
Category: NEN

One of the common measures of a trend is to see how often it gets talked about in public forums and spaces. By that yardstick, entrepreneurship is clearly hot. India has four or five dedicated online destinations, multiple television shows and every major business newspaper providing consistent coverage to entrepreneurs. In a clear instance of […]

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Tier-2 entrepreneurs give competition to metro students
3 December, 2012
Category: NEN

BANGALORE: Budding campus entrepreneurs from Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities are giving stiff competition to their counterparts from top metros. They are cultivating start-ups and business ideas, despite unfriendly government policies that often test their managerial skills to the brink. However, lack of funds from angel investors poses a serious problem for these early-stage entrepreneurs. “There […]

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