Press Coverages

Advancing Entrepreneurship in India
31 October, 2012
Category: NEN

Longtime readers of TriplePundit know we’re big fans of entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s problems. But simply throwing loans around to impoverished people and hoping brilliance percolates is not enough. Developing a culture of entrepreneurism, and beyond that, a culture that understands sustainability, is something that requires generations of development and the close involvement of […]

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IIT-B’s E-Cell to hold pre-annual biz plan contest in Indore on Sept 25
21 September, 2014
Category: NEN

INDORE: IIT-Bombay’s e-cell (entrepreneurship cell will be holding a pre-Eureka (annual business plan competition) workshop in Indore on September 25. the event has been named as ‘Illuminate’. The young entrepreneurs of Indore will get an opportunity to submit their business plan and on the basis of the merit it would be awarded accordingly in the […]

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Student leadership workshop at Acropolis
21 September 2012
Category: NEN

INDORE: National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) in association with Acropolis Institute of Technology and Research (AITR) organized a two-day ‘Student Leadership Workshop’ at AITR Campus. The session was attended by shortlisted students from leading educational institutions in Indore. The students were educated about how to start and run an ‘entrepreneurship cell’ on campus. They were exposed […]

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New Giving Pledge Member Romesh Wadhwani Promotes Entrepreneurship
1 October, 2012
Category: Wadhwani Foundation

In his early 20s, Romesh Wadhwani arrived in the United States with just a few dollars in his pocket. With a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, he entered Carnegie Mellon’s graduate programs with the entrepreneurial bent of so many Indian-born students studying in American colleges and universities. Now, the billionaire […]

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Mentoring future software entrepreneurs
20 September, 2012
Category: NEN

Kochi/Bangalore: Kalamassery in Kochi is known for its chemical and fertilizer factories (or what remains of them), but it is in this incongruous setting that student start-up incubator Startup Village has chosen to locate its office. Physically, it’s hard to miss the glass-and-steel building standing amid the lush green foliage abutting the highway that connects […]

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Romesh Wadhwani | Philanthropy in India is not proportional to wealth here
4 September, 2012
Category: Wadhwani Foundation

New Delhi: In the concluding part of Mint’s “Joy of Giving Week” interview series, Romesh Wadhwani, chairman, Wadhwani Foundation, and founder, Symphony Technology Group, speaks about his philanthropic foundation and his views on the state of Indian philanthropy today. What is the aim of the Wadhwani Foundation? The mission is to accelerate economic development with […]

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President Obama appoints Indian American Wadhwani to Key Administration Post
4 September, 2012
Category: Wadhwani Foundation

WASHINGTON, SEPT 1: US President Barack Obama has announced to appoint eminent Indian American, Romesh Wadhwani, to a key administration post by making him board of trustees of the prestigious John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In all Obama announced nine members on the board of trustees of the prestigious John F Kennedy […]

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Romesh Wadhwani, IT billionaire and philanthropist, tops up funding to support inStem’s Shanta Wadhwani Centre for Cardiac and Neural Research
4 September, 2012
Category: RIN

Romesh and Kathy Wadhwani will inaugurate a new research centre on 25 January 2012 at 1:30pm, in the colonnade of NCBS’s new laboratory building. Tea and snacks will be served at a brief function which will conclude before 2:15pm. All are welcome. inStem’s Shanta Wadhwani Centre, in memory of Romesh Wadhwani’s late mother, will benefit […]

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Online all the way
22 August, 2012

They’d rather be the employer than an employee. TourMyApp Founder: Kausikram Krishnasayee Age: 25 Website: www.tourmyapp.com In a line: Tour My App allows you to create in-app tutorials that guide users as they perform tasks in your web application. Why did you start this company? Immediately after I graduated, I joined Silver Stripe Software as […]

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Become global-ready, students told
20 July, 2012
Category: NEN

The three-day international conference “Go Global E” on “Changes and Challenges in Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship” of the Nehru Group of Institutions took off in Coimbatore on Thursday on a note of global preparedness. Being held in association with the ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu and National Entrepreneurship Network, the first day focussed on education. […]

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