Jammu and Kashmir, which witnessed ravaging floods last year, is limping back to normalcy with the state opening up all again to tourists in a record time of three months, bringing a sigh of relief to all those wished to explore the scenic beauty of the northernmost Indian state.
Supported by innovative business ideas & problem solving techniques, the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem is witnessing a major revolution. The key to this growth is in identifying the right kind of Angel investors who can further support and foster the success of start-ups from India. As a part of its commitment to providing a collaborative platform for Start-ups and Angel Investors, LetsVenture on Tuesday launched a Pan-India programme to identify top-start-ups that are actively fund raising and to help them meet suitable Angel Investors & experts in turn.
BioAsia 2015 scheduled from February 2 to 4, 2015 will be conducted under the theme of ‘New Era of Life sciences – Opportunities in Transition’ in Hyderabad at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC). BioAsia provides an opportunity to explore business partnerships between the industry and academia. BioAsia’s conferences will cover contemporary developments in research and will assist in building technology capabilities for Life sciences & Medical sciences sector. The conference will witness more than 40 sessions by 100+ high profile speakers participating from 50+ countries. This year more than 1000 meetings are expected to happen with 700+ corporate representatives attending the conference.
DBS Bank India, a part of Asia’s foremost financial services group, today launchedAweSMEAccount Opening, a unique customer-centric initiative that replicates the physical Account Opening Form (AOF) on the tablet. AweSME account opening comes with inbuilt checks &balances that reviews the past data and ensures that the most frequent reasons for rejection are avoided, thus giving the customer a smooth on boarding experience.
Campus Karma is the India’s first ever college based social networking site intended to offer a virtual campus environment. It was conceived and founded by Rohit Gupta when he was in my B-Tech final year with a primary aim of connecting the youth of India from all colleges irrespective of their courses.
Apnaghar.co.in, India’s 1st comprehensive website for housing solution,plans to expand its business network through the franchise route across the country.
Lenskart, India’s largest online retailer of fashionable and stylish eyeglasses, sunglasses and contact lenses recently announced a fresh round of funding of Rs. 135 Crore. Following the investment, the company has made key appointments across leadership ranks. MayankBatheja has joined Lenskart as ‘AVP – Home Eye Check-up Program’. AakrateeVajpai has joined Lenskart as ‘Head of Human Capital’ and Anand Thakur has been appointed as ‘AVP – Technology’.
Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Terri-Helen Gaynor has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia-Pacific, effective immediately. Gaynor succeeds Patrick Ford, who had been Chair of the Asia-Pacific region since October 2012. Ford will continue as Worldwide Vice Chair and Chief Client Officer and as Chair of the Asia-Pacific region through the leadership transition, serving as a senior advisor to Gaynor. Both Gaynor and Ford will report to Burson-Marsteller Worldwide Chair and Chief Executive Officer Donald A. Baer.
Tolexo.com, India’s largest online store for Business Goods & Supplies, has roped in Harsh Kundra as a Co-founder & Head – Product & Technology. Harsh will power the growth plans of Tolexo by leading the innovations in product & technology domain and developing innovative solutions that drive business.
Harsh has over a decade of experience in managing technology and product at top-notch organisations with special expertise in e-commerce businesses. In his last position, he was the CTO at Jabong.com where he was responsible for building scalable and high performing web architectures. With him at the helm, Jabong experienced a positive paradigm shift in its engineering capabilities. Prior to that, he was a founding-member at Meritnation.com where he oversaw product design and management besides leading technology strategy.
Godrej Ezee, the leading liquid detergent brand from Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), a major player in the Indian FMCG industry, has successfully extended its social initiative ‘Rahaat, Ek Abhyaan’ to 8 Indian cities including Delhi+Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala, Amritsar, Lucknow and Kanpur. The idea of ‘Warm Hugs’ propagated by Ezee has mobilized and donated more than 30,000 woolen clothes for underprivileged children under this movement.