In this week’s jobs board, it looks like Ixigo is massively expanding their team size, as they have openings for as many as 6 startup superstars. Other than this, this weeks job listing has openings from marquee startups like ZipDial, with the requirements across the compete spectrum of startup jobs. Here is the job listing for the past week –
There are stories to be heard , books to be read, a whole new world to be explored; hidden behind those pages. Mangosense is a Pune based startup that is trying to get people to read books to underprivileged kids through their campaign MangoT20. Mango T20 stands for “Mango Teach 20”. Starting June 1st, for a period of 50 days , you can read books to underprivileged kids in your neighbourhood. You could spare one hour per day, or do it on weekends visiting a local NGO and reading to them. A relatively small step for you has the potential of bringing tons of brightness into the lives of these young children. Read to 20 kids for 20 hours and you could become a Champion. Apart from the social impact you would create, champions will also be rewarded with a few goodies.
Jiyo India is a food brand selling healthy snacks like sandwiches, salads, soups, shakes, organic juices by setting up counters at corporate cafeterias, in a format very similar to the concept of QSR (Quick Service Restaurant). Jiyo India was started by an IT engineer turned entrepreneur, Pankaj Judge. But unlike his counterparts from the field of IT, Pankaj decided to transform his interest into a business, rather than venture into software development.
Pramati was recently in news for acquiring WaveMaker from VMware. WaveMaker is a Java IDE for designing business applications and websites. It was clear that Pramati wanted to leverage the investments made in the application server with WaveMaker to come out with a new offering. CloudJee is the latest offering from Pramati’s stable.
The issue of food wastage is central to India’s efforts in combating hunger and improving food security. While focus has been on improving production, reducing food supply chain losses remains a relatively uuaddressed problem till very recently. It is hard to put a figure to how much food is lost and wasted in India today [...] Read More
Nyassa’s founder and owner Ishween Anand, a qualified C.A. and MBA from Stern School of Business, New York, left her job at E&Y, USA to pursue her passion for fragrances and started Nyassa in April 2007. Ishween found the number crunching, long hours of work and unending travel to have no meaning after a point in time. While she continued the routine work, every weekend she would look forward to her weekly escape to the farmers market, where she could see the large variety of natural bath and beauty products being sold. Her love for fragrances also made her take up a course in making natural soaps. “It was very hard to find someone who could teach soap-making, because this process is mostly restricted to factories and manufacturing units,” explains Ishween. But after four years of searching, she finally found a lady who taught her the art.
This column is sponsored by Nokia Asha Marketing and technology have often joined hands in the recent past. Companies like Coca Cola have made great use of technologies, which wouldn’t have great use on a daily basis, for a marketing campaign and the novelty of the technology would lend itself to these campaigns beautifully. Augmented [...] Read More
In 2009, Nirav Kothari returned to India armed with a degree in nanotechnology from RMIT University, Australia and a yearning to start something on his own. His passions lay in the area of surface protecting nanotechnology, which was hitherto unexploited in India. It was a tough call, but Nirav ventured into the industry with a [...] Read More
When 25-year-old Toshendra Sharma realised that he was one of the rare species who loved what they taught at college, he decided to make a business out of it. An MTech student at IIT Bombay, Toshendra started Wegilant Net Solutions in 2011 from Mumbai.
Intuce.com founded by Rajesh Goyal, Vikrant Yagnick and Pushpanjali Kumar – an online design concept store launched in October 2012. They believe design is social and is universally applicable to everything, but at the same time it should look good, durable and be ergonomic in nature. The website is positioned in the space of designer products and aims to capture work of upcoming designers across various categories of fashion, jewellery, interiors, technology etc.