Archive for April, 2013

Gearing up for a moonshot: Airwoot transforms how companies engage consumers

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

We think the digital technology exists today to fundamentally change how companies and consumer interact with each other. We believe that a few great people can make a big difference  -  Saurabh, Founder, Airwoot (Memetic Labs)   The beginning At first, we mined consumer buying intentions from twitter to predict spending. But, our data showed more [...]

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MyFruitChaat: Hits the spot in Delhi & inspires a new look for food chains

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

  Our offerings present an healthy and yummy alternative for a snack/light meal. We are confident of creating next big chain of food outlets out of it  - Apoorva, Founder, MyFruitChaat The opportunity In the world full of pizzas, burgers and fried chicken, we looked for a delicious and healthy snack which would have no guilty feeling [...]

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Learning Outcomes wants you! Join the fight for better performing schools in India

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Learning Outcomes was something I did during my layovers enroute home – Rishi, Founder, Learning Outcomes The beginning Learning Outcomes started out as an experiment. However, the response to the MVP and the potential for creating real impact convinced me to quit my job and build a product that re-imagines school assessments. A defining moment [...]

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Cardback helps Delhi, Mumbai & B’lore folks create more value in their wallets

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

It’s not just about the cards you hold. It’s also about how you pay with them! -  Nikhil, Founder, Cardback   The beginning We paid too much at a café, unaware that we were entitled to free cups of coffee on one of our credit cards. We realized that people are  spending money, but cannot [...]

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One52 poised to expand a world-class adaptive learning engine – tech rockstars wanted!

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

We want students preparing for competitive exams to get targeted practice to save time and improve faster. That’s how we thought of building One52 - Deepak, Founder, One52 The beginning Competitive exam models are evolving. We believe that a “one size fit all” approach to training for entrance exams (GMAT, CAT and others) doesn’t work.  So [...]

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CvBhejo via mobile phone?! Help link jobseekers + SMBs in small town India

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

  You go through the highs and lows of educating all stakeholders on what’s possible – job seekers, College Heads / Directors, and SMBs. When you face all this during a day, you surely know, that you are on the right track and solving a highly complex but necessary problem - Nikhilesh, Founder, CvBhejo The beginning Before [...]

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A ‘secure’ lining for every cloud in 60 sec: join Secpanel at the frontlines of cloud security

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

   Working at Secpanel is not a regular job. We are changing the way people secure servers.  It will take more than just a ‘job’ mindset to do it. - Rudhir, Founder, Secpanel   The Beginning I saw the need for a security tool while working as a security consultant in a hosting company. I could see that [...]

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iimjobs ‘shaking up’ the recruitment industry

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

I had a blog which gained momentum and recruiters were asking me to forward interesting opportunities to people in my network. I realised that existing channels for finding jobs were not effective for me or any of my friends. – Tarun, Founder, iimjobs The beginning iimjobs started as a project in 2008. After two and [...]

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Meet iDubba: On a mission to create India’s best second screen experience

Friday, April 19th, 2013

    We had left our jobs. We had to prove it to ourselves and everyone else that we could start iDubba on our own. – Rabi, Founder, iDubba The beginning In 2008, I missed 15 minutes of my favorite program and I had no idea what was on across all the other channels. I [...]

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Akosha is hiring! – Come and join the joyride

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

To be honest, every success and setback is temporary / ephemeral. We believe in keeping our heads down and just focus on the next thing. - Ankur, Founder, Akosha The Beginning Akosha was born when I had a bad experience with Airtel and fought with them for over 5 hours to get them to remove wrong GPRS [...]

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