The Indian Startup Show

The Indian Startup Show Podcast

A Weekly Podcast Show About Indian Startups Entrepreneurs & More ! Hosted by Neil Patel & Friends

Where are they now? Raghav Gupta Co-founder of Nymble labs on building Julia - A personal cooking assistant , gives new insights on customer development , talks about being on TV & cooking stir fries!!
Catching up with Raghav Gupta, the co-founder of Nymble labs. He came on the show in November 2017 his team has built a personal cooking assistant called Julia. We talk about his appearance on TV. How they have developed the robot since we last spoke, talks about raising finance ,setting up offices in China and California. Talks about why they are changing market focus from India to US. Gives great advice on customer development and how they qualify customers. Talks about becoming comfortable with uncertai...

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Where are they now? Raghav Gupta Co-founder of Nymble labs on building Julia - A personal cooking assistant , gives new insights on customer development , talks about being on TV & cooking stir fries!!
Catching up with Raghav Gupta, the co-founder of Nymble labs. He came on the show in November 2017 his team has built a personal cooking assistant called Julia. We talk about his appearance on TV. How they have developed the robot since we last spoke, talks about raising finance ,setting up offices in China and California. Talks about why they are changing market focus from India to US. Gives great advice on customer development and how they qualify customers. Talks about becoming comfortable with uncertai...

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The Indian Startup Show ::Trailer
The Indian Startup Show Trailer - A weekly podcast Show about Indian startups, entrepreneurs & more ! Hosted by Neil Patel & friends....

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The Startup Guy aka Vijay Anand , Founder of the Startup Centre on the Indian Startup Ecosystem - where to next?
India is the third largest startup ecosystem in the world, what’s going right, and what needs to be tweaked? I speak to Vijay Anand, AKA The Startup Guy, founder of The Startup Centre in Chennai. He is an entrepreneur and has been mentoring startups in India for the past 10 years. So In this episode we talk about the state of the Indian startup ecosystem. Talk about finding India's identity - China has processes & innovation, Germany does precision machinery, US and Israel drive innovation, Japan has qual...

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Going through Y-Combinator, the booming renting economy in India & getting rejected 400 times! , Neerav Jain co-founder of City Furnish a rental subscription service for furniture & appliances.
'There was no alternative to buying expensive furniture for temporary needs' and so City Furnish was created. Today I speak to Neerav Jain, the co-founder of City Furnish a rental subscription service for furniture & appliances. So in this episode he talks about how he got this off the ground by talking to 200 people , going through Y-Combinator last year , and how they validated the market ,raising $5million and talks customer retention strategies , the 2 macro changes contributing to the rise in the ren...

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The Indian Startup Show - The Best Bits [Part11]
Trapped indoors by the Storm Ciara & Storm Dennis. I decided to listen back through the archives and put together some of the best bits. So today you will hear from Govinda Upadhyay- Cofounder LEDsafari, Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur - On bringing solar-powered light to students in India. Next up is Venkat Iyer - the author of Moong Over Microchips - Adventures of a techie turned farmer!Next the 'The Guru of Giggling' Dr Madan Kataria - Founder of Laughter Yoga Clubs- On why laughter really is t...

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The Indian Startup Show - The Best Bits [Part11]
Trapped indoors by the Storm Ciara & Storm Dennis. I decided to listen back through the archives and put together some of the best bits. So today you will hear from Govinda Upadhyay- Cofounder LEDsafari, Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur - On bringing solar-powered light to students in India. Next up is Venkat Iyer - the author of Moong Over Microchips - Adventures of a techie turned farmer!Next the 'The Guru of Giggling' Dr Madan Kataria - Founder of Laughter Yoga Clubs- On why laughter really is t...

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India’s first tech-driven footwear brand, offering customisation of shoes at an affordable price - Aayush Jindal Co-founder of Toesmith
'It was his birthday & I thought of customising a shoe and gifting it to him' And so Toesmith was born! and they haven't looked back . I speak to Aayush Jindal Co-founder of Toesmith , India’s first tech-driven footwear brand, offering customisation of shoes . In this episode he talks how the 3d customisation works. Talks about customer research , pitching his parents the prototype , how they target customers via Facebook and Instagram, how many orders that get a day, quitting the corporate life, how they...

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Where are they now? Vineet Rajan Co-founder of Scout My Trip on pivoting, new insights on the India travel market , growing 5x , expanding into S.E Asia, using virtual scouts & life changing road trips!
This is an exciting new feature called Where Are They Now ? I catch up with previous guests who came on the show. I catch up With Vineet Rajan the co-founder of Scout My Trip India’s first subscription-based travel planner powered by local travel experts. He gives us an update on what’s been happening since I last spoke to him over 2 years ago including being recognised as being of the top 50 startups to watch in india. Talks about expanding into SouthEast Asia. He explains why they pivoted and now use v...

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Part 2 - Creating a better framework for startups in India - Sanil Sachar co-founder of Huddle. And co-owner of global sports brand, Trusox
This is part 2 of my interview with Sanil Sacher co-founder of huddle a startup incubator based in Delhi. So in this episode he talks his entrepreneurial life. Talks about his moment of epiphany. Gives great advice on beating the Monday morning blues talks about how to scale consumer goods companies, some Richard Branson chat , key takeaway from working at Star Sports , and mental health chat. Finally a first for the Indian Startup Show, Sanil reads out some of his wonderful some poetry....

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Creating a better framework for startups in India (Part 1) - Sanil Sachar co-founder of Huddle. And co-owner of global sports brand, Trusox,
Providing 360-degree support to multiple startups. Today I speak to Sanil Sachar co-founder of Huddle a startup incubator based in Delhi. He is also an entrepreneur, national best-selling author, angel investor, columnist, co-owner of global sports brand, Trusox, motivational speaker and leadership coach. I decided to split this into two parts . So in this episode we talk about the startup incubator he co-founded , what inspired him to do this, what they look for when it comes to investing, raising funds ...

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Building India's fastest growing new-age, values-driven vegan skin care & beauty brand - Shankar Prasad founder of Pureplay Skin Sciences
‘One piece of advice I will give is this - listen to the consumer , listen to the consumer, listen to the consumer , everything flows from that, if that’s not part of you equation then your starting at the wrong place - Shankar Prasad. Today I speak to Shankar Prasad, Founder, Pureplay Skin Sciences.One of indian fastest growing vegan & grooming brands. He has over 20 years of creating and building consumer goods india. So in this podcast we talk about his iterative design process, his research , his pri...

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Vikas Jha CEO & founder of Alore CRM - On building one of India's fastest growing sales platform
India is emerging as one of the fastest-growing markets for SaaS (software as a service)-based customer relationship management (CRM) firms. So today i speak to Vikas Jha founder & CEO of Alore. Alore offers everything needed to run a sales team at scale - from finding business email addresses to running automated drip campaigns to monitoring the performance of sales teams. So he talks about it all got started , how the product works. How they acquire customers around the world organically without spending ...

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Reinventing Student Living - OxfordCaps CEO Annu Talreja & COO Priyanka Gera on building India’s largest student accommodation business
Student living 2.0! Today I speak with Annu Talreja and Priyanka Gera they have co-founded OxfordCaps. OxfordCaps is Asia's first branded and tech-enabled student housing company, they started in Singapore and now growing rapidly in India. So in this episode they talk about how they went from quitting their corporate jobs to raising $10 million dollars in funding. They talk about how they are enhancing the student experience, female entrepreneurship , the hardest part about doing business in India , th...

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Helping Global Indians Find Love - Naina Hiranandani COO & Co-Founder of Sirf Coffee
What do women want? & how do you deal with those annoying Aunties! Well today your going to find out. My guest is Naina Hiranandani, COO & Co-founder Sirf Coffee. Sirf Coffee is a bespoke dating service revolutionising dating for global Indians. In this exciting episode she talks about servicing clients around the world using an offline approach to dating and why they take this approach. She talks about the operational side of the business and why the business model has not changed over 10 years. She talks...

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The Best of The Indian Startup Show - Part 10
Big News I am starting a production company creating Indian based dramas documentaries & animation shows package them up for multicultural audiences around the world. So if you are writer ,scriptwriter, producer animators or know someone who is or has an original and interesting story tell or want to pitch me your concepts Then get in touch and we can turn this into the next big Netflix / Amazon Prime show. Please get in touch , hello@neilpatel.co email title production. Thank you for downloading the Best...

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The Best of The Indian Startup Show - Part 10
Big News I am starting a production company creating Indian based dramas documentaries & animation shows package them up for multicultural audiences around the world. So if you are writer ,scriptwriter, producer animators or know someone who is or has an original and interesting story tell or want to pitch me your concepts Then get in touch and we can turn this into the next big Netflix / Amazon Prime show. Please get in touch , hello@neilpatel.co email title production. Thank you for downloading the Best...

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The Best of The Indian Startup Show - Part 9
Sit back & enjoy some of the best moments of The indian Startup Show. But first I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to show for the past four years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! I’m very grateful. You will hear from ­Anupama Gowda, Co-founder of Workbench Projects - On building a maker space for tinkerers, artists, makers, engineers & anyone with an inspired spirit! Next up is Raghav Gupta, Co-founder of Nymble Labs - On creating a curry cookin...

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[The Best] of The Indian Startup Show - Part 9
Sit back & enjoy some of the best moments of The indian Startup Show. But first I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to show for the past four years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! I’m very grateful. You will hear from ­Anupama Gowda, Co-founder of Workbench Projects - On building a maker space for tinkerers, artists, makers, engineers & anyone with an inspired spirit! Next up is Raghav Gupta, Co-founder of Nymble Labs - On creating a curry cookin...

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Revolutionising personal loans for salaried professionals - Satyam Kumar CEO & Co founder of LoanTap - One of India's fastest growing Fintech startups
"Growing up in a country that has been credit starved"- Satyam Kumar. Satyam is the CEO & Co-founder of Loan Tap a digital lending platform for salaried employees. They are one of the fastest growing Fintech startups in India. So in this episode he talks raising $22 million in funding from bootstrapping the business 3 years ago. The Indian lending ecosystem, shares digital marketing strategies including Diwali marketing tips. He talks about mistakes startups make when pitching for investment. Learn how the...

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Revolutionising personal loans for salaried professionals - Satyam Kumar CEO & Co founder of LoanTap - One of India's fastest growing Fintech startups
"Growing up in a country that has been credit starved"- Satyam Kumar. Satyam is the CEO & Co-founder of Loan Tap a digital lending platform for salaried employees. They are one of the fastest growing Fintech startups in India. So in this episode he talks raising $22 million in funding from bootstrapping the business 3 years ago. The Indian lending ecosystem, shares digital marketing strategies including Diwali marketing tips. He talks about mistakes startups make when pitching for investment. Learn how the...

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Sanjay Manaktala - From an IT engineer to India's top stand-up comedian
Being very Indian & doing something non Indian! my guest is Sanjay Manaktala Sanjay is one of India’s best stand-up comedians, based out of Bangalore and performs at different places all over India. So in this episode we talk about his amazing career so far. He talks about his digital content that has been viewed over 35 million times across Facebook and YouTube. We talk about his background in mixing humor and comedy while spending 10 years in the IT Industry. He also talks about dealing with Internet ...

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Sanjay Manaktala - From an IT engineer to India's top stand-up comedian
Being very Indian & doing something non Indian! my guest is Sanjay Manaktala Sanjay is one of India’s best stand-up comedians, based out of Bangalore and performs at different places all over India. So in this episode we talk about his amazing career so far. He talks about his digital content that has been viewed over 35 million times across Facebook and YouTube. We talk about his background in mixing humor and comedy while spending 10 years in the IT Industry. He also talks about dealing with Internet ...

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Meet the Indian love cheat detective - Akriti Khatri The founder of the Venus Detective Agency.
The explosion of online dating & matchmaking apps in India has led to a huge rise in the number of private investigators tasked with exposing love cheats. Today my guest is Akriti Khatri , the founder of Venus Detective Agency . She is like the female Miss Marple, So in this exciting episode she talks about how she got started and turned this into a very successful business with offices around india. She gives great advice for first time founders and she will also talk about going undercover to check up ...

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Meet the Indian love cheat detective - Akriti Khatri The founder of the Venus Detective Agency.
The explosion of online dating & matchmaking apps in India has led to a huge rise in the number of private investigators tasked with exposing love cheats. Today my guest is Akriti Khatri , the founder of Venus Detective Agency . She is like the female Miss Marple, So in this exciting episode she talks about how she got started and turned this into a very successful business with offices around india. She gives great advice for first time founders and she will also talk about going undercover to check up ...

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On a mission to make lifelong readers out of children - Dalbir Kaur Madan founder of OneUp Library.
Nothing gratifies the soul than a good read! Today I speak to Dalbir Kaur Madan - The founder of One Up Library a unique entrepreneurial venture that aims to revitalize the idea of traditional libraries into inviting child-centered learning space designed for the 21st century child. In this episode she talks about how it was a difficult concept to sell in the early days. You will learn how she builds a community. She talks about the business model. Talks about getting kids off smartphones and getting th...

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Five Indian high school girls aka The “TechWitches” on building Maitri. An app that connects children at orphanages to senior citizens in nursing homes, allowing them to spend time together
After losing both grandparents Ananya Grover & her fellow classmates decided to build something in the social sector space. So she and her fellow classmates aka 'The Tech Witches' decided to build an app called Maitri. An app that connects children at orphanages to senior citizens in nursing homes, allowing them to spend time together. In this episode I will talk to two of the ladies. CEO Ananya Grover & CTO Arefa Muzaffar. They talk about how it all works. Flying out to San Francisco and pitching the ap...

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Supari Studios co-founder Advait Gupt on building an award winning digital content studio & creating India’s answer to The Simpsons.
'Get out of bed! & do the stuff your excited about' - Today I speak to Advait Gupt founder of Supari Studios an award winning digital content studio. They help brands build scalable, immersive content to Gen Y and Gen Z audiences online. Over the past 7 years, they have produced over 450 projects that have been viewed over half a billion times online, for brands such as Red Bull, Google, Estee Lauder and Twitter. In this episode he talks about creating content at scale. How they manage the creative side wi...

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Chicken 2.0 - Dr Siddharth Manvati (Ph.D) Co-Founder of Clear Meat. On building India’s first cell based meat company
Anyone fancy a lab-grown chicken burger? Today I speak to Dr Siddaharth Manvati Co-founder of Clear Meat. This company seeks to produce India’s first cell-based chicken minced meat. In this exciting episode you will learn how they create lab grown meat from molecules. He also talks about business models B2B & B2C. He talks about being part of an accelerator a global food accelerator programme shaping the future of food. He talks about the importance of being patient. Raising finance and discusses price...

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Tanul Mishra Entrepreneur & CEO of Afthonia Labs on building a trusted eco-system for Fintech Startups in India.
With over $1.85 Billion invested in the Indian FinTech space so far, I speak with Tanul Mishra CEO of Afthonia labs. Afthonia labs focuses on early stage startups in Fintech and provides them with a trusted ecosystem to grow and succeed. She talks about what startups should be focussing on and what they are looking for . She also reflects on her time as the co-founder of Eatelish, a successful food service that is a bridge between artisan foodmakers from across India and consumers. She talks about surviv...

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Prateek Madhav CEO of Assistive Technology Accelerator (ATA) on running an accelerator to help startups build tech-based solutions for people with disabilities
Disability is a large problem, 1 Billion people in the world have some or the other kind of disability. 2. 2 Billion people will need at least 1 assistive product by 2030. Today I speak to Prateek Madhav the Co-founder & CEO of the Assistive Technology Accelerator . ATA is india’s first ever assistive technology accelerator. They help startups build tech based solutions for people with disabilities. He talks about how it all got started , examples of tech for good products. He talks about funding, produ...

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#122 Student entrepreneur Aarushi Nema Co-founder & CEO of The Smart Interface , demos Aaru an AI-based virtual assistant drawing on her inspiration from J.A.R.V.I.S Tony Stark's AI computer!
Being a kid obsessed with J.A.R.V.I.S Aarushi a 17 year old student Entrepreneur has created Aaru - an AI-based virtual , personal assistant. Aaru is a one-stop solution to integrate any application to various interfaces and mode of communications. So in this exciting episode she talks about how it all got started. Being inspired by her father. Getting customers, learning to code , what motivates her. She gives us a demo , she talks about balancing school life with startup life, pitching to investors , ...

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#121 CEO Nishchal Chaudhary on building BattRE- a Tech-driven, electric mobility Startup
The Indian electric vehicle market is estimated be worth $30 Billion in 6 years. So today i speak with Nishchal Chaudhray founder of BattRE Electric Mobility they have introduced a new electric scooter in India at an affordable price. In this episode we talk about the phenomenal growth in the electric vehicle market due to product innovation and changes in government policies. He talks about building a distribution and after sales service network from scratch. He talks about what first time founders shou...

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#120 Tackling India's growing obesity problem. Dr Siddhant Bhargava co-founder & nutritionist at Food Darzee. A health & nutrition company offering fresh, healthy food delivered daily to your doorstep
India has a growing obesity problem! Today I speak with Dr Siddhant Bhargava co-founder and nutritionist at Food Darzee. Food Darzee is a health and nutrition company offering fresh, healthy food delivered daily to your doorstep. So in this episode he talks about his rollercoaster startup journey so far. Overcoming challenges, shares great advice for first time founders. Why obesity is a growing problem in India to dealing with Bollywood celebrities. Helping comedian Tanmay bhatt lose weight. Learn about ...

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#119 Building the Blockchain eco-system in India - Cathy Guo CEO & Co-founder of Dunya labs
"I never expected to an entrepreneur if you asked me when I was graduating from Columbia university what would I be I would say a philosopher! " Today I speak to Cathy Guo. Cathy is the CEO & Co-Founder at Dunya Labs. Dunya Labs is a global blockchain product company and innovation lab based in India. She talks about how she got started , what they are actually building. She talks about why she moved to india. She also talks about the blockchain ecosystem in india. favorite blockchain projects, dealing wi...

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#118 Myth of the Entrepreneur: A Search for True Value by Ravi Kailas & Cathy Guo
What happens when a successful entrepreneur, who built and managed the world's largest independent payphone company when he was still in his early thirties, begins questioning his identity as a value-creator? Today I speak to Ravi Kailas and Cathy Guo authors of an amazing new book called Myth of the entrepreneur. Its an intimate exploration of Ravi’s 30 year entrepreneurial journey. We talk about his life experiences . including having a heart attack . Shares his observations on the misconceptions surround...

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#117 Student by day & entrepreneur by night: Meet the real life startup superhero - Kunal Chandiramani 2 x CEO, International Bestselling author, and TEDx Speaker
"I feel like Superman getting ready to fly" Today I speak to Kunal Chandiramani founder and CEO of two startups. A TEDx speaker, an international best-selling author, while still at school. He talks about his love of startups, his love of innovation, waking up at 4.45am! Growing a beard & wearing suits for meetings. And he will tell you how to come up with value propositions, validate ideas, and how to motivate yourself. And finally we have some Jeff Bezos chat....

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#116 Spilling the Beans - A guide for Indians to understand & communicate successfully with US Americans. - David C. Sanford.
What do Americans think of Indians? & What do Indian people think of Americans? Well we are going to find out with my guest David C. Sanford. He is the author of a book called Spilling the Beans:A Guide for Indians to Understand and Communicate Successfully with U.S. Americans. David Sanford is an intercultural training specialist with more than 25 years of experience in helping with big organisations. So today you will learn how Americans, and Indians should communicate successfully with each other. You ...

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#115 Venk Potula Award-winning Indian-American filmmaker & creator of the new Indian-American fiction podcast called Masala Jones - A daring new comedy about one man's journey to become the world's first Indian-American adult actor.
Today i speak to Venk Potula. Venk an award-winning Indian-American filmmaker and actor, producer & creator of the new Indian-American fiction podcast called Masala Jones. A subversive and daring new comedy about one man's journey to become the world's first Indian-American adult actor. Venk talks about his life in Hollywood as an indian american , how he come up with idea. his entrepreneurial spirit. An amazing story of how he got discovered. What fame is really like and what comes with it. His dream...

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[The Best] of the Indian Startup Show - Part 8
Firstly, I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to show for the past three years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! So I’m very grateful. So sit back & enjoy some of the best moments. I am looking for feedback on the show. So If you could fill out the audience survey. It takes 2mins. https://forms.gle/iNkXMauT7azY81sK8 .Today you will hear from Parag Agarwal Co-founder of JanaJal. Startup building Building the world’s first water sharing economy. Next up Ra...

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Yashika Shah Co-founder of Nandoo. The app for the 200 million stressed out Indian millennials. It pays you to walk & be healthy!
Taking fun seriously! Today I speak to Yashika Shah the co-founder of Nandoo. Nandoo is India's only FUN health & Wellness startup. Since launching 5 months ago . They already have 200,000 members. So in this episode she talks about how it all works. You will learn how she manages a full time job working in investment banking, while working on this startup. Being married to the co-founder. She talks about building a community & targeting stressed out Indian millennials and find out how many minutes you...

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Akshaara Lalwani founder of Communicate India - The fastest growing marketing & PR company in India.
'You can't please everyone - Not even chocolate can!' Today I speak to Akshaara Lalwani founder of Communicate India one of the fastest growing Marketing and PR companies in India. She started this business from her bedroom age 23 and now in the 8th year employs over 100 people has clients around the world and won a number of awards. So in this episode she talks about her amazing journey. Some of her favourite PR campaigns - including flying pizzas. You will learn about client relationships and how she ...

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Rajiv Talreja - India’s leading business coach & author of the International Bestseller “Lead or Bleed” – How entrepreneurs and corporate leaders can stop fire-fighting and start accelerating performance and profits.
"If you don't lead in your business you will bleed!" - Today I speak to Rajiv Talreja India’s Leading Business Coach and is the author of the International Bestseller called – “Lead or Bleed” So in this episode You will learn how to stand out from the competition. Mistakes entrepreneurs make. Examples of core strategies that you can use in your business. And why the customer is not the king! And much much more . So please enjoy the show. Thank you!...

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#110 Pooja Dhingra Celebrity chef, entrepreneur & founder of Le15 Patisserie.
As a little girl Pooja Dhingra was obsessed with desserts. Now she is the force behind the immensely popular Patisserie chain, Le 15 Patisserie in Mumbai. We talk about how she learned everything from scratch , the challenges she had to overcome. Building a brand. Her love of chocolate . The reality of being a celebrity chef. And finally find out what is her food heaven and food hell. It's truly an amazing story and one that will inspire you as well. So please enjoy the show....

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#109 Divyam Goel CEO of AttainU-On disrupting the Indian education system by training people online to be software engineers at no up-front cost.
Disrupting the education system in India. Today I chat to Divyam Goel CEO of AttainU a new school teaching software with zero upfront fees you only pay after you get a job. He talks about, why he wants to disrupt the Indian education system, how it all works, having a quarter life crisis, his past experiences of working in the Bay area and his biggest challenges so far. so please enjoy the show...

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#108 Creating footwear for the needy - Shriyans Bhandari CEO of Greensole & Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Social Entrepreneur
One billion underprivileged people have no access to footwear. This inspired my guest Shriyans Bhandari to start Greensole. This social enterprise takes used sneakers which would otherwise end up in a landfill and refurbishes them into sandals that get donated to hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries in India. Shriyans talks about his amazing journey from designing and manufacturing his first shoe to receiving the Forbes 30 under 30 social entrepreneurship award and receiving a letter from Barak Obama and...

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#107 Krishnan Nair -CEO of Geektrust on creating an online platform that connects talented developers with great opportunities
He quit his job at ThoughtWorks 4 years ago. Became an entrepreneur with 0 experience in running a business. But he is still alive & kicking, and is doing very well. He now has a team of 9, close to profitable, and has over 25K+ developers on the platform. So in this podcast, he shares valuable insights from the last 3 years. That you can use in your business. So please enjoy the show....

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#106 'The Recycle Man of India' Dr Binish Desai Forbes 30 under 30 Asia social entrepreneur & founder of Eco-Eclectic on creating environmentally-friendly solutions to various problems.
Forbes 30 under 30 Asia social entrepreneur Dr Binish Desai is my guest today. He is the founder of Eco-Eclectic. They create eco-friendly solutions for domestic and industrial waste by turning them into assets. Binish first dabbled with the idea when he was just 11 years old, experimenting with paper and chewing gum. Today the company has developed around 150 eco-products and recycled more than 600 tonnes of waste and he made the Forbes 30 under 30 - Social Entrepreneurs list. it's truly an amazing story...

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#105 'The Guru of Giggling' Dr Madan Kataria - Founder of Laughter Yoga Clubs- On why laughter really is the best medicine!
Ha Ha Ha, Ho Ho Ho Ho, Hee Hee Hee! Today I speak to the founder laughter yoga club, Dr Madan Kataria aka ' The Guru of Giggling'. He started out in 1995 with 5 people and now has over 16000 laughter clubs worldwide in more than 100 countries. So in this episode, he talks about how it all got started, people, thinking he was crazy. And why laughter really is the best medicine even in the tough times. Also please stay tuned to the end to hear some audio of a laughter yoga expert with some exercises you can...

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#104: How to get your first 1,000 customers in india - Anirudh Narayan - A growth specialist who has helped over 1000 aspiring entrepreneurs and 50 startups around the world!
Today I speak to Anirudh Narayan author of an amazing new book called Scale Smart: How To Get Your First 1,000 Customers in India. Scale Smart is an actionable guide to start and scale a startup in India., So in this podcast, we talk about great digital marketing strategies - Facebook, Youtube, Whassup, email marketing, etc you can use today to get your startup off the ground. We also talk about his time at Shutterstock with a 250K budget to life as a digital nomad in South America and much more!...

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#103: Building the next Indian Superhero Universe! - Rajeev Tamhankar founder of TBS Planet a comic & animation startup.
Happy New Year. Hope you have a great 2019. Today I speak to Rajeev TamHankar the Founder of TBS Planet. TBS Planet is a comics and animation startup. They have developed a range of comic books featuring Indian action superheroes. In this episode, he talks about how this got started. he talks about getting his inspiration from Indian mythology. he talks about attracting readers using Whassup, why his dad is his best & worst critic. Which Bollywood actors/actresses would be ideal to play the roles. He ta...

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#102: Siraj Raval -Director of The School of AI, Youtube personality & bestselling author.
I speak to Siraj Raval the Director of The School of AI. Youtube personality and best selling author. In this episode he talks about how it all got started, Why AI? Interesting things going on in China, a look back at 2018, and plans for 2019. He talks about speaking at the United Nations, being happy, lifehacks and the one thing you should do after listening to this podcast episode. Thank you for a great 2018! and speak to you in 2019....

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#101:Govinda Upadhyay- Cofounder LEDsafari, Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur - On bringing solar-powered light to students in India & Africa.
Bringing solar-powered light to students in India & Africa. My guest today is Govind Upadhyay the CEO of LEDSafari - LED Safari partners with local schools, NGOs and governments to bring solar-powered light to students in India and Africa. Students receive training to build solar-powered lamps, so they learn about the physics of circuits and solar tech while improving their studying conditions.- it's a great idea. So in this episode, he talks about his amazing journey from going from village to village tr...

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100th Episode!! [The Best] of the Indian Startup Show - Part 7
Firstly, I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to show for the past three years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! So I’m very grateful. So sit back & enjoy some of the best moments. Today you will hear from - Deepak Srinivasan: Co-founder of Crofters, he talks about tackling the water crisis in India with IOT based farming! We hear from Mansi Zaveri - Founder of Kidsstoppress, on creating India's most trusted, award-winning parenting website. Next up is Jo...

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E99: Tithi Tewari co-founder of Trezi a virtual reality (VR) solutions startup, on building immersive technology solutions
Virtual Reality (VR) is here to stay! Today I speak with Tithi Tewari co-founder of a Trezi a virtual reality (VR) solutions startup. This startup builds immersive technology solutions for the building industry that brings together all stakeholders in the design project — from architect/designer to engineering services to owner/tenant — to collaborate on the 3D design in an interactive and immersive environment and make better decisions. So in this exciting episode, she talks about how it all works. Quittin...

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E98: NeuroTags co-founder Nitin Gupta on helping companies tackle the $1.6 trillion dollar counterfeiting goods market
Counterfeit goods are estimated to drain more than $1.6 trillion from the global economy, a figure that is slated to climb $4.2 trillion by 2022. So today I speak with Nitin Gupta, the co-founder & CTO of NeuroTags. A start-up that is helping companies to fight the huge counterfeit market. So we talk about how this works, how things are going so far. Talking to big brands in India and USA . The business model, how they plan to scale. he also talks about his previous life working at Yahoo, eBay, Paypal in...

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E97:SkinYoga - A 100% natural, luxury, vegan skincare startup founded by 3 Indian sisters
Global demand for natural skin care products is expected to reach £13 billion by 2019. So today I speak to the co-founder sisters of SkinYoga. A 100% natural luxury, vegan skincare brand. It is Founded by 3 Indian sisters. Radhika, Jagriti and Deepika Choudhary. So we have Radhika and Jagriti to talk about their amazing entrepreneurial rollercoaster journey from growing up on a farm to exporting to 29 countries around the world to winning a number of awards. They also talk about the (occasional) fights ov...

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Ep96: [The Best] of the Indian Startup Show - Part 6
Sit back & enjoy some of the best bits of The Indian Startup Show Part 6. But First I would like to pay tribute to everyone listening and subscribing to show for the past two years. Without you, this podcast would not have been possible! Over 420,000 total downloads so far. so I’m very grateful. Today you will hear from Shruti Gandhi, Shruti is the managing partner at Array Ventures. a VC firm based in the U.S. focussing on solving impactful problems using revolutionary technology. Ashwin Damera Co-Founde...

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E95: Cardiotrack founder Ashim Roy on democratising healthcare in India & the joy of saving lives
In many countries, cardiovascular diseases have become the No1 killer and the availability of proper diagnostics is not available. So today I speak to Ashim Roy the founder of Cardiotrack a disruptive healthcare diagnostics company that is making heart healthcare more accessible and efficient. He talks about how the device works, his long entrepreneurial career, the difficulties of building an IoT startup in India. Getting out of the corporate life. the joy of saving lives and finally, he talks about hi...

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E94: Anand Chowdhary founder of Oswald Labs, Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia, Dutch Financial Times 50 Under 30, & one of the 50 most innovative entrepreneurs and professionals in the Netherlands
Solving real-world problems! Today I speak to Anand Chowdhary. The Founder of Oswald Labs, a Netherlands & Indian based accessibility technology company. They build products for people with disabilities and he also runs an in-house tech accelerator. In this podcast, we talk about how he got started. Dropping out of design college. Moving from India to the Netherlands, how he manages his life as a student, entrepreneur and consultant to startups around the world. He gives great advice on solving real-wor...

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E93: Dignite founder Raghuveer Surupa Entrepreneur,TEDx organiser & amateur musician -On building India's first online store dedicated to improving the day to day lives of cancer patients
Every year 1 million patients get diagnosed with cancer in India. So today I speak to Raghuveer Surupa, the founder of Dignite Cancer Care - India's first online store dedicated to improving day to day lives of cancer patients. He talks about how he came up with the idea. He reflects on his first year anniversary as an entrepreneur. He talks about how he motivates himself. He also talks about his role organizing TedX talks and gives great advice if you want to do a TEDx talk. And finally, we talk about hi...

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E92: CricHeroes founder Abhishek Desai on building a mobile app for the 2 billion followers of cricket!
With 2 billion+ followers around the world. Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the world. So today my guest is Abhishek Desai the founder of CricHeroes. CricHeroes allows cricketers worldwide to score their matches and tournaments live and broadcast scores ball to ball. It is also a platform to showcase their skills and to get recognition. So in this episode, we talk about how it all got started, how it works, how this app will make you a better cricketer! Cricket Analytics - find the strength...

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E91: Moong Over Microchips - Adventures of a techie turned farmer! - Venkat Iyer
The journey from the city to the farm! Today I speak to Venkat Iyer, the author of an amazing new book called Moong Over Microchips. This book is about his extraordinary 14 year journey from quitting his highly paid job at IBM to take up organic farming without any experience. In this podcast we talk about why he quit, the first 6 months dealing with corruption, tough clients and growing his first crop. We also talk about the reality of farming in India, we also talk discovering fresh air, organic food, e...

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E90: Forza India Academy founder Ajay Menon. On bringing football to the masses!
Football's coming home! Today I speak to Ajay Menon, the founder Forza Indian Academy a brand new football academy in Mumbai teaching grassroots level football. He talks about being an entrepreneur with a lifelong passion for football and an ambition to take India to the higher echelons of world football. We talk about his passion for Italian football. He talks about the leap of faith from the corporate world into the world of coaching, with the aim to give back all the knowledge to the young children of I...

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Ep89: Piyush & Khushboo Jain, Co-founders of Impact Guru - Meet the husband & wife team building India’s No1 crowdfunding platform & offering an easy and transparent way for the Indian diaspora to give back to its country.
A passion for giving back! - Today I speak to Piyush & Khushboo Jain, co-founders of Impact Guru - a tech-for-good platform that provides complete crowdfunding solutions to empower people raising funds for medical emergencies and social causes. We talk about how they got started and overcoming obstacles, Both share great crowdfunding stories. They also talk about the qualities you need to get your startup off the ground, They also give great advice on what to say to investors. they talk about leadership sty...

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Ep88: [The Best] of the Indian Startup Show - Part 5
Sit back & enjoy some of the best bits of The Indian Startup Show Part 5. Today you will hear from Daniel Becerra Co-Founder & CEO of Buffalo Grid (@BuffaloGrid). BuffaloGrid uses solar energy to provide mobile power and internet services to off-grid communities around the world. Chamutal Afek-Eitam, Founder & CEO of 3 Million Club (@3millionclub) The 3 Million Club is the amazon.com for life-saving products for the humanitarian sector. We hear from Vidya Vellala . Founder & CEO of Evayadesk - Evayadesk is...

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Ep87: Vikas Kakwani, founder & CEO of AAS Vidyalaya - On putting a secondary school in everyones pocket!
According to Census Data, 8.4 crore Indian children don’t attend high school 8.4 crore is 84 million. So today I speak to Vikas Kakwani the founder of AAS Vidyalaya - which means Anytime Anywhere School, a platform that brings an entire school on your phone. Built for millions of students who cannot go to school. He talks about why he's doing this. Why the high dropout rates. how the app works, plans for the future. The business model, being a backbencher at school . Great book recommendations and meeting ...

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Ep86: Aniket Karia, CEO of All Heart - On a mission to build a health conscious food brand & develop healthy eating habits
Four o’clock hunger pangs can be tricky! So Today I speak to Aniket Karia, the founder of All Heart a health food brand aimed at providing you with innovative, wholesome snacks to munch on. In this podcast, he talks about why he is doing this, creating a brand from scratch. Baking 8-10 hours a day. Creating a lean company, we also talk super seeded crackers, Awesome advice on doing your own food startup. What qualities he looks for when hiring staff. And he talks about his experiences of running nightclubs ...

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Ep85: Mathew Browne, CEO of Kolkata Yoga Club - On bringing Yoga to the masses!
It's international yoga day! Today I speak to Mathew Browne, the CEO of the Kolkata Yoga Club a startup offering services such as Yoga, Physiotherapy and much more. So in this podcast we talk about the difficult first 3 months in his startup journey, marketing tactics, pricing strategies, roadmaps, his management style, getting into the corporate wellness space we also discuss laughter yoga, super brain yoga, desk yoga and some Conor McGregor chat as well and much much more so please enjoy the show!...

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Ep84: Ryan Chadha & Rohith Salim. Co-founders of Crypto University - On building a global university to help people understand the power of Blockchain technologies - separating the hype & reality!
Separating the hype & reality of Cryptocurrency, blockchain & bitcoin! Today I speak to Ryan & Rohith, the co-founders of an exciting new startup called Crypto University, it's a global university to help people understand the power of blockchain technologies and its application across different industries. So we talk about a wide range of subjects including how they got started, creating a successful Indiegogo campaign. They also give smart advice on investing. Thoughts on the Indian startup scene. Wha...

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Ep83: [The Best] of the Indian Startup Show - Part 4
Sit back & enjoy some of the best bits of The Indian Startup Show. Today you will hear from Vamsi Krishna, co-founder & CEO of Vedantu. Based in Bangalore, Vedantu is a Live Online Tutoring platform that aims to ‘personalize’ and ‘democratize’ learning in India. Next, I speak with Neha Motwani - The founder & CEO of Fitternity. Fitternity, is a discovery platform for workout classes and other fitness services based in Mumbai. The platform allows users to book free trials with exercise classes, personal trai...

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Ep82: [The Best] of the Indian Startup Show - Part 3
Best of The Indian Startup Show Part 3. Today you will hear from Raveesh Bhalla, an expert on UX (user experience), he talks about starting his own design agency. His own processes & current challenges and the next big trend in the UX design industry. Swaathi Kakarla. Co-Founder of Skcript, talking about her rollercoaster journey from starting the company in a car to launching products at Gitex in Dubai. Varun Sheth. Co-Founder of Ketto - an online crowdfunding website for individuals, NGOs & businesses to...

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Ep81: Vineet Rajan , Co-Founder of Scout My Trip - On building India's premier do-it-yourself platform for road trips .
When Vineet was 5 years old, his dad shoved him into a car and took him on his first ever road trip! Now he is the co-founder of Scout My Trip, a platform & planner for road trips anywhere in India, they are doing really well. Its a big market 90% of all travel today is by road. 60% of all vacations today are road trips. We talk about how he got 5,000 signups before launching, being part of a tech accelerator, mistakes he has made on the way, to being profitable. We also talk about amazing road trips you ...

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Ep80: [The Best] of the Indian Startup Show - Part 2
Best of The Indian Startup Show Part 2. So Today you will hear from Kavita Kapoor, an Entrepreneur, COO of the Microbit foundation, Technologist & Author. Ryan Chadha, entrepreneur & Co-Founder of Jigyasa School. Naveen Jain - Billionaire, Founder & CEO of Moon Express. Neetal Parekh - Founder & CEO of Innov8social Dev Arora, Founder of 8 Minutes.And finally Charanjeev Salva, Founder of SinghStyled.com So sit back & enjoy some of the best moments...

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Ep79: [The Best] of the Indian Startup Show - Part 1
Trapped indoors by the Beast of the East & Storm Emma. I decided to listen back to the first ten episodes of the Indian Startup Show and put together the best bits. So today you will hear from Harshdeep Singh - Harshdeep, a young entrepreneur from Pune, India. Deepak Abbot - who spent time working at the head of mobile growth at Times internet Stuart Noakes - Co-Founder of Tech Hub Bangalore & Boston Reema Sathe - CEO Happy Roots Krishna Yogi - founder Maptags Devin Millar - lead developer at Nextdrop Pu...

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Ep78: Syed Jafer, Co-Founder/CEO at Karachain - On building India's First Smart Contract enabled Blockchain
Blockchain & Bitcoin are here to stay! I chat with Syed Jafar - The Co-founder & CEO at Karachain. They are building a new blockchain that is specifically focussed for developers So we talk all things blockchain, cryptocurrency, and smart contracts and they work. Syed talks about the cool products they made. And as we recorded this on Valentines Day we have some chat about love & romance! And now you can listen on Spotify. Just search for the Indian startup show....

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Ep77: Pratiksha Gupta , ­Founder of 1SpecialPlace - On building India’s first Online Speech Therapy platform
1 in 10 kids in India has speech difficulties. So today I chat with Pratiksha Gupta - the founder of 1SpecialPlace - India’s first online speech therapy platform. We talk about he she got started, how the platform works, she also talks about the key ingredients entrepreneurs should have, how she manages a remote team, having a supportive family, she also talks about moving 8 times in 10 years, looking for seed funding, taboos around speech difficulties, what excites her most about 2018! & some Shark Tank c...

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Ep76: ­Dinesh Seemakurty , CEO of Stasis Labs - On creating a unique remote patient monitoring system for vulnerable patients in India
While in an Indian hospital, CEO Dinesh Seemakurty witnessed a loved one pass away due to a lack of sufficient monitoring. He saw firsthand how the lack of medical technology impacts healthcare. Dinesh is now the co-founder & CEO of Statis Labs - A health tech startup that has created a unique remote patient monitoring system. Already in 20 hospitals in India and has saved many lives - so they are doing really well. We talk about how he got started, how the product works. Raising $5 million in funding. D...

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Ep75: ­Jinal Patel, Co-founder of WSquare - On building India's first ever co-working space, for only women
I chat with Jinal Patel the co-founder of WSquare. A women-only co-working space in Chennai. Which is a first for India. We talk about how she got started, why she is doing this. Plans for the future which includes starting an incubator and creating a marketplace where home-based entrepreneurs can showcase their products & much much so please enjoy the show. And next week I will do a best of the Indian startup show featuring all the best moments from the past year, it’s not to be missed!...

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Ep74: Shyam Shah, Co-founder & CEO of Braille Me - On empowering the blind with a smart digital Braille E-reader
India has 40 million blind people & only 10% are literate & 70% are unemployed because they don't have access to educational information. So today, I chat to Shyam Shah, the co-founder & CEO of Braille Me. it's a really impressive piece of hardware that plugs into mobile phones & computers to help the visually impaired access the internet and other digital content. In this episode, we talk about how he got started, how it works, plans for the future, thoughts on what makes a great team. What motivates hi...

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Ep73: Dr. Kalpana Viswanath, Co-Founder of SafetiPin- On building an app thats making cities safer & more inclusive for women and everyone.
Today, more and more women are migrating to India’s cities in search of work, which has led to increased concern over the last few years about their safety in urban areas. Today I speak to Dr Kalpana Viswanath is the co-founder and CEO of Safetipin, which is a social enterprise using data and technology to support cities in their endeavour to become safer, more inclusive and smarter. Since its inception in 2013, Safetipin has worked with more than 30 cities in India and other developing countries. Safetipin...

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Ep72: Nivedha R.M - Co-founder of TrashCon - On a mission to solve India’s huge waste management problem
India faces major environmental challenges associated with waste generation, Believe it or not, India produces 42 millions tonnes of waste every day most of it is left in the landfills at the city outskirts, leaving a stinking smell & vultures hovering over heaps of hazardous material. So Today I am talking with Nivedha, Founder & CEO of Trashcon. They have created a machine helps solve this problem by converting mixed waste into Bio-Degradable and Non-Biodegradable Waste. So In this conversation, she tal...

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Ep71: Raghav Gupta, Co-founder of Nymble Labs - On creating a curry cooking robot! Freeing Indians from their kitchen!
"Its no secret Indians love curry - but have no time to cook it!." Today I am talking with Raghav Gupta, co-founder of Nymble labs. They are a startup creating a curry cooking robot that may help reduce time spent in the kitchen. So In this conversation, he talks about why he is doing this, how it’s going so far, being part of the Bosch tech accelerator in Bangalore, his emotions being featured in Bloomberg, taking part in CNBC India startup competition. he also shares very interesting insights on a trip ...

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Ep70: ­Anupama Gowda, Co-founder of Workbench Projects - On building a maker space for tinkerers, artists, makers, engineers & anyone with an inspired spirit!
"In Bangalore, if people had ideas, they did not have a space that would nurture it with tools, machinery and mentors the 3 fundamentals for someone to practice making and building stuff" Today I speak with Anupama Gowda the co-founder of Workbench Projects - the very first maker space in Bangalore . its a facility for makers, tinkerers, artists, engineers & anyone with an inspired spirit to tap into their imaginations and make something that’s amazing In this conversation, she talks about getting starte...

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Ep69: ­Arijit & Kamalika, Co-founders of QuoDeck - Meet the husband & wife team disrupting the traditional learning industry...One game at a time!
As a planet, we spend 30 Billion hours each week playing games so In this week’s episode, I chat to husband & wife team Arijit & Kamalika the co-founders of QuoDeck. They are a building really cool game based learning product for businesses in India and the rest of the world. So in this conversation, we talk about how it got started. How the products work, what games based learning is & how this is better than traditional based learning. Both share great insights on life as an entrepreneur. The setbacks, t...

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Ep68: Ganesh Shankar, Co-Founder of FluxGen - On Solving India’s Water Shortage Crisis
"WHO WILL MARRY YOU!!" - Ganesh's mother's reaction to him quitting General Electric & starting his own company! This week I chat to Ganesh Shanker. The Co-Founder of FluxGen. A start-up company based in Bangalore they have developed a low-cost and local Internet of Things (IoT) solution for energy and water management (EWM). So in this podcast we talk about - how he got the idea, how it works, the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life to bootstrapping the company. We also talk about management styles & ...

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Ep67: Dr. Geetha Manjunath Co-founder & CEO of NIRAMAI - On creating A novel breast cancer screening solution using AI
Breast cancer is the largest killer for women today. So today I speak to Dr. Geetha Manjunath , co-founder & CEO of NIRAMAI a startup developing a novel breast cancer screening solution. Geetha has over 25 years in Global Research labs and has created many innovative prototypes, patents, publications and new products. Till end of 2016, she was a Lab Director and head of Xerox Data Analytics Research in India. Before that, she was a Principal Research Scientist and Research Manager at Hewlett Packard Lab...

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Ep66: Umesh Soni, founder of Cowpathy - A startup looking to rule India’s cow economy with dung soap & urine toothpaste
"Everyday I have some adventure, everyday there is something we can make something from cow dung and cow urine and Cowpathy gives me a platform to come out with my creativity and come out with products" - Umesh Soni Founder of Cowpathy. Today i speak to Umesh Soni the founder of Cowpathy. It is a Mumbai-based company that makes consumer products said to have high medicinal value and completely based on the cow—it uses ingredients such as dung, urine, clarified butter or ghee, and others. So in this podca...

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Ep65: Rohit Pateria, Co-founder & CEO of Placio - On disrupting the $50B Indian Student housing market
Out of 34 million students in higher education in India, 26.6 million migrate to cities creating demand for accommodation . So Today i speak to Rohit Pateria (@rohitpateria) Co-founder & CEO Placio , Based In Delhi. Placio is a simple and easy to use digital platform for students looking for accommodation and they are doing really well! We talk about how he got started, what problem are they trying to solve, attracting students to the platform, aims and objectives for the next 2 years ,how the business mo...

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Ep64: Anaka Narayanan - Founder of Brass Tacks. An economist's journey to becoming a fashion designer & entrepreneur!
Today I speak to Anaka Narayanan an economic analyst-turned- designer & founder of Brass Tacks, a women's fashion label that uses natural and hand-crafted textiles. In this podcast we talk about how she got started. Quitting her job and taking the plunge into the world of textiles and fashion. She talks about where she gets her inspiration from. Attracting customers using social media, how she balances the management and creative side of the business. She talks about branding, & her management style, ...

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Ep63: Rakesh Verma - Chairman & MD of Mapmyindia. On Making the world better through Maps & Location technologies & not having the Monday Morning Blues!
I speak to Mr Rakesh Verma, Chairman & MD of MapmyIndia (@MapmyIndia) India’s leader in premium quality digital map data , GPS navigation, tracking, and location apps. We talk about his inspiring entrepreneurial story. Thoughts on the startup scene in India. He shares top leadership advice, he also talks about conviction , passion , happiness and not having the Monday Morning blues! And much more...please enjoy the show thanks...

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Ep62: Hitashi Garg Co-founder of Mr Needs - On creating an app that delivers all your daily essentials at your doorstep!
This week I chat to Hitashi Garg. Co-founder of Mr Needs (@MrNeedsApp) MrNeeds, is a micro-delivery app-based subscription service that delivers milk, bread, eggs and other groceries on a daily basis to its customers. And in just eight months of its launch, they deliver approximately 1500 orders every day to 9000 customers. Which is great! So in this podcast we talk about . How he got the idea, how it works, what makes them different to the other food startups in India , his background and how they plan to...

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Ep61: Parag Agarwal - Co-founder of JanaJal - On a mission to deliver clean, safe drinking water through automated hybrid water ATMs to every Indian!
Building the worlds first water sharing economy ! . This week I chat to Parag Agarwal Co-founder of JanaJal (@JanaJalIndia) JanaJal’s aim is to leverage technology and bring safe drinking water by innovating and promoting smart drinking water solutions.Founded 4 years ago they are doing really well. So in this podcast , we talk about how they deliver safe drinking water in india. The water ATM concept, receiving a significant amount of funding. What is it like working with the Indian government? .Parag ta...

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Ep60: Nihal Kashinath, Founder & CEO of Applied Singularity - Peeking into the future of Internet of things (IoT)
Today I speak to Nihal Kashinath , founder & CEO of Applied Singularity. Applied Singularity is a platform for Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). They provide consultations to developers, students, startups, industry, investors and policy makers on the subjects of IoT and AI . Started 4 years ago It is now the the largest IoT-focused Meetup platform in the world! So in this podcast we talk about how it’s going so far, the IoT scene in India, favorite IoT projects, connected cars ,...

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Ep59: Sudeepta Sanyal , Co-founder of The Blueberry Trails - On India's booming travel industry!
Summer is just around the corner! which means that it’s time to start making plans for your epic summer vacation. So today I speak to Sudeepta Sanyal the co-founder of The Blueberry Trails. The Blueberry Trails specializes in personalized holidays to locations within India and around the world. She left her day job at 26 to commit to her travel bug and cater to group travelers to exotic destinations. So in this podcast we talk about how the platform works, favorite holiday destinations, the booming Indian...

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Ep58: Suresh Shanker, Co-founder of Crayon Data on simplying the worlds choices!
Today I chat to Suresh Shanker, co-founder of Crayon Data (@CrayonBigData). Crayon Data enables consumers to make more satisfying choices and helps traditional enterprises engage their customers. Currently, the three year old company’s clients span sectors such as hospitality, retail, banking, telecommunication and media and advertising sectors in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. In this podcast - we talk about how he got started, How the platform works. The roller coaster ride as ...

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Ep57: Joydeep Sen Sarma, Cofounder & CTO of Qubole on Big data & why it matters!
90% of all data we have ever created has been generated in the last 2 years! So what do we do with it? Today my guest is Joydeep Sen Sarma, Cofounder, CTO of Qubole. Qubole is a $50 million Series C funded company helping enterprises take full advantage of the cloud to make processing more accessible in an enterprise setting while reducing complexity and cost. Joydeep is ex-Facebook data scientist and led the data infrastructure project at Facebook. So he is the right person to talk to on big data! In this...

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Ep56: Yuvraj Krishan Sharma - Co-founder of KOMPANIONS - On bringing back the joy of learning using Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality
I chat to Yuvraj Krishan Sharma. Co-founder of KOMPANIONS (@your_kompanions) KOMPANIONS is an ed-tech company. creating innovative educational products using augmented reality & virtual reality, exciting stuff. So in this episode we talk about how he got started. How it’s going so far, how it works. Why they are doing this. targets for next year , how to get into the VR space. He also shares a great story about taking 800 students on a VR trip into space. and finally some Rahul Dravid chat as well....

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Ep55: Carlos Fernandes, Founder & CEO of Blaze - On building India's biggest Bot!
We are talking about bots with My guest Carlos Fernandes. founder & CEO of Blaze. Blaze is an exciting chat bot that delivers trending information through your cellphone. In this podcast Carlos talks how he came up with the idea, we discuss Why bots? , Who its for, how big do they want to go and qualities an entrepreneur must have if they are going to succeed. Some chat about Singapore , and finally very useful information on product market fit....

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Ep54: Ravi Trivedi - Top Angel Investor & founder of Push Engage & CouponRani
My guest today is Ravi Trivedi. founder of Push Engage & CouponRani. He is also a successful angel investor. Push Engage is a push notification platform for browsers . And CouponRani is one of india’s top Coupon Site. So in this podcast Ravi talks about he got started , advice on how you can grow your user base. , pricing strategies, We also talk about his angel investing. What he looks for when investing in companies, Favorite startups in India. What he likes and dislikes about startups. And Playing the...

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Ep53: Rahul Chovva - CEO of LetzChange.org - A non-profit organization helping people raise money for Indian NGO projects online.
My guest is Rahul Chovva. The CEO of LetzChange.org LetzChange is an online giving website helping you leverage your social network to raise funds for the causes you believe in. Since launching they are doing really well partnering with 200 nonprofits across India. In this episode we talk about how the platform works, examples of really interesting crowdfunding campaigns in rural India. How much Money they have raised. The State of the crowdfunding industry in India. An exciting initiative called Giving Pr...

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Ep52: Mansi Zaveri - Founder of Kidsstoppress , on creating India's most trusted, award winning parenting website.
Today I chat to Mansi Zaveri - founder of Kidsstoppress. (@Kidsstoppress) is India’s leading parenting website this is an amazing site that has its pulse on everything today’s parents want to know. We talk about what inspired her to do this, the early days. Mansi reflects on what she has learned on her roller-coaster journey so far! And discusses the top 3 priorities in their life - its very interesting! Mansi shares her 15 experience in branding , content and all things digital marketing she talks a...

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Ep51: Satanik Roy : Co-founder & CPO of Yibeal -On creating India's first Online 2 Offline Marketplace for pre-owned phones and tablets,
In this week’s episode I chat to Satanik Roy. Co-founder and Chief product officer at Yibeal , Yibeal stands for Yes its’ a big deal and they are an Online-2-Offline marketplace to buy/sell pre-owned smartphones with warranty and insurance based in Calcutta. Since launching The have gone through a tech accelerator and have a won a number of awards. So they are doing really well! We talk about what inspired him to start this journey, How it works, plans for the future, and his day to day role , what he lea...

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Ep50: Deepak Srinivasan : Co-founder of Crofters , on tackling the water crisis in India with IOT based farming!
Today we talking about IOT (Internet of things) based farming with my guest Deepak Srinivasan.(@thisis_ads) the co-founder of Crofters. Crofters's have created a flagship ecosystem which is an integrated aqua gardening system which helps you with fresh food farmed in the convenience of your very living room. Amazing stuff. So in this episode we talk about how he and his co-fcunder got started. how it works. State of the IOT industry at the moment in Indian . Production plans , nice example of senior ci...

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Ep49: Ishu Bansal - Co-founder of TruckSuvidha on building India's leading portal for the transportation and trucking Industry
India has the 2nd largest road network in the world. The Indian trucking industry is currently valued at $130 Bn and there are approximately 5.6 Mn on road vehicles transporting 80% of the country’s freight. So Today i speak to Ishu Bansal co-founder of TruckSuvidha . TruckSuvidha is a online Portal for transportation & trucking Industry. Through this portal one can find the real-time availability of trucks and loads. So in this episode we talk about how he got started, the early days, plans for the futu...

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Ep48: Prashanto Das - Co-founder of PING , on building the TV network of the future.
3.8 Billion videos are being consumed in India every month! So my guest today is Prashanto Das (@prashantodas) - Co-founder of Ping Network. PING is India’s largest studio multi channel network creating original engaging video content across genres of food, music, entertainment, lifestyle, gaming. In this episode we talk about how he got started , talk about his very own Jerry Maguire moment, life as a hard core creative . What first time founders should be focusing on , the most surprising thing he has...

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Ep47: Nitin Sood - Co-founder of Happy Shappy on creating an online platform to make Indian weddings a little bit easier!
Are you planning your Big Fat Indian Wedding this year! Well In this week’s episode I chat to Nitin Sood. Co-founder of Happy Shappy. Based in Delhi, Happy Shappy is a one stop shop for all things for Indian weddings. Since launching last year they are doing really well. As a first time founder Nitin shares his rollercoaster journey so far We talk about what inspired him to start this journey, his previous life in Washington D.C. The vision of the company, plans for the future, and he also shares his top t...

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Ep46: kumar Srivatsan - Co-Founder of OptaCredit on creating an A.I - Powered, Data-Driven Online Lender providing credit to millions across India.
A majority of the Indian population find it difficult to get credit! So today I speak with Kumar Srivatsan who is on a mission to change this. he is the co-founder of OptaCredit an AI powered data driven online lender providing credit to people across India. .Since demonetization they have seen an 300% increase in application and were mention in Forbes. So they are doing really well! So in this podcast we talk about how he got started, What is A.I? , demonetization in India , how it actually works, why fo...

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Ep45: Divya Nambiar - Founder of Unniyarcha, on building an international fashion jewelry label
Today I speak with Divya Nambiar Founder of Unniyarcha a revolutionary fashion jewelry label based in Bangalore , the brand offers a range of fusion jewelry, which is a unique mix of traditional and contemporary designs. So in this podcast we talk about what inspired her to do this, how it’s going so far, what keeps her awake at night , social responsibility. Her management style, time spent at Columbia university, long term goals, she also shares her advice on how to build a brand and much much more ....

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Ep44: Ashwin Damera - Co-Founder & Member of the Academic Board of EMERITUS . On making quality education accessible to the next generation of leaders across the world
Today I speak with Ashwin Damera Co-Founder and Member of the Academic Board of EMERITUS an edtech start-up. They have developed an executive education model based on the leadership and management training needs of mid-management employees. They work with top tier business schools and bring their programs to markets like India, Middle East & Singapore. So in this podcast we talk what inspired him to do this. , life as a startup founder. , online education, we also talk about his previous startup Travelg...

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Ep43: Sanchit Malik- Co-founder of Townscript - On creating India's leading event registration & ticketing platform
This week I chat to Sanchit Malik (@maliksanchit) co-founder of Townscript. Townscript is India's leading self serve event registration and ticketing platform. launched in late 2013 they have served more than 9500+ events majorly in India and other countries like US, Singapore, Australia. We talk about how he got started. startup culture, what he has learned from being an entrepreneur to what excites him most about this startup. And much more. Please enjoy the show!...

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Ep42: Shruti Gandhi- Managing Partner at Array Ventures on solving impactful problems using technology
Today I chat to Shruti Gandhi, (@atShruti) . Shruti is the managing partner at Array Ventures. Array Ventures is a VC firm based in the U.S. which focuses on solving impactful problems using revolutionary technology. We talk about her operational & investment experience, life in Silicon Valley , machine learning, what she looks for when investing in startups & what first time founders should be focusing on....

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Ep41: Lokendra Ranawat - Founder of Wooden Street - On creating india's first e-commerce custom built online furniture company.
Based in the beautiful city of Udaipur. Wooden Street is a startup that creates e-commerce custom built online furniture and they growing really fast 150% month on month. According to Lokendra 90% of the furniture market is still unorganized and the market is potentially worth $20 billion So in this podcast, we talk about how he got started, how they deal with with the offline competition , obstacles and challenges and his favorite piece of furniture a dining table that turns into a pool table , amazin...

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Ep40: Deepak Goel - Founder of KarmaCircles - On building a peer to peer social learning platform & mentoring over 1,000 people around the world!
Today I talk to Deepak Goel, founder of KarmaCircles, (@KarmaCircles) a peer to peer social learning platform. They have developed a really cool mobile-first platform in which you can send a request for a meeting, schedule, interact and thank other professionals for helping you through a KarmaNote We talk about how he got started , how the app works and why he is REALLY passionate about KarmaCircles .We also talk about his amazing experiences from working in Silicon valley to mentoring over a thousand en...

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Ep39: Vivek Bajaj - Founder of Kredent Academy - On building India's top financial engagement eco-system
The need for strong financial literacy and financial analytics is very important for complete engagement of citizen of any country ! And In this week’s episode I chat to Vivek Bajaj . Founder of Kredent Academy (@KredentAcademy) and StockEdge (@stockedge) . Kredent Academy is one of the foremost professional training institutes in India with focus on finance and capital markets. Anyone can become a financial market expert through practical oriented learning and strong hold on analytics. We talk about how ...

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Ep38: Prashant Surana - Founder & CEO of Snapper Technologies - On building a hyper-glocal marketplace in India.
In this week’s episode I chat to Prashant Surana the Founder & CEO of Snapper Technologies (@snappertechnol1) These guys are building a cool platform that allows you to try goods before you buy ranging from apparel to electronic gadgets. There ultimate aim is to revolutionize the retails sector in India , very ambitious! In this conversation we also talk about how the platform works. Plans for expansion . Prashant also shares great insights on life as an entrepreneur....

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Ep37: Chamutal Afek-Eitam - Founder & CEO of 3 Million Club - On Integrating Technology into the Humanitarian Sector
Today we are talking about how to integrate technology into the humanitarian sector with my special guest Chamutal Afek-Eitam, Founder & CEO of 3 Million Club (@3millionclub) The 3 Million Club is the amazon.com for life saving products for the humanitarian sector. Since launching they have saved over 2,500 children. Chamutal has over 17 years working in the humanitarian sector and in this show we talk about , where the idea came from , how the product works, working in India , plans for the future & ...

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Ep36: Neha Gupta, Founder of Lipikaar.com - On creating a simple & intuitive typing tool for all Indian languages
In this week’s episode I chat to Neha Gupta. Founder of Lipikaar (@lipikaar). Lipikaar is a simple and intuitive typing tool for all Indian languages. So this tool works on common text editors like MS Office, website and browser plugins, as well as keyboard app for Android phones as well. In this conversation we also talk about, ­ how she got started , time spent working at Amazon, launching the Lipikaar app this year, the app already has 100,000 downloads. Neha also gives great advice on B2B sales, net...

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Ep35: Vidya Vellala - Founder & CEO of Evayadesk.com on providing online customer support in a faster way!
In this week’s episode I chat to Vidya Vellala . Founder & CEO of Evayadesk (@EvayaDesk) Evayadesk is a software as a service product providing help desk software solutions for businesses around the world. Vidya built the software herself and now she has a team of 4. We talk about how she got started. Her engineering background, The number of businesses signed up. vision of the company , plans for the future, to her inspirational mother & more!. Viday's advice on learning to code "There is nothing w...

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Ep34: Shuchi Pandya - Founder & CEO of Pipa + Bella
This week I speak to Shuchi Pandya. Founder & CEO of Pipa + Bella, an online jewellery e-commerce platform offering fashion jewellery to women across India. Started 2 years ago they are growing really fast & have raised funding So in this conversation we talk about how she got started, What’s it like being a founder, information on how to raise funding! , what to put in you slide deck and collaborating with social influencers & celebrities....

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Ep33: Daniel Becerra - Co-Founder & CEO of Buffalo Grid. Providing mobile power & internet connectivity to millions of people.
Today I chat to Daniel Becerra Co-Founder & CEO of Buffalo Grid (@BuffaloGrid). BuffaloGrid uses solar energy to provide mobile power and internet services to off-grid communities around the world. Their aim is to provide customers with increased connectivity so they are better informed and connected. We talk about how he got started. How it actually works. The social innovation scene, fund raising and their work within rural African & Indian communities. In this conversation we also talk about,...

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Ep32: Anirban Poddar - Founder & CEO of ShopHop on building a marketplace for natural home-grown foods & wellness products
In this week’s episode I chat to Anirban Poddar. Founder & CEO of ShopHop (@ShophopIndia) ShopHop is an e-commerce platform which serves as a curated marketplace for natural, artisanal ,home-grown foods and wellness products. Since launching in January they are growing 100% month on month! We talk about how he got started. How many orders they get. Advice on how to pitch to investors because they won Pitch 2 Start competition. We talk about what first time founders should be focussing on , plans for the...

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Ep31: Vishal Shah - Founder & CEO of Haute Chef
In this week’s episode I chat to Vishal Shah. Founder & CEO of Haute Chef (@HauteChefIndia) Haute Chef is a unique "meal kit" concept, They send a box of pre-measured, labeled ingredients along with easy to follow step-by-step instructions on putting together a truly gourmet dish in your home kitchen. And they are doing a couple of thousand orders month. Prior to founding Haute Chef, Vishal was an investment banker based in New York and London working with a multinational bank for over a decade. We talk ...

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Ep30: Anu Acharya Founder & CEO of Mapmygenome on promoting healthy living by understanding the role of genetics
Today I chat to Anu Acharya (@anuacharya) , The founder & CEO of Mapmygenome.in (@mapmygenome). Based in Hyderabad - Mapmygenome, is a startup engaged in developing genomics solutions for predictive diagnosis and prognosis, using DNA testing. The company raised $1.1 million in a pre-Series A funding round earlier this year. So we talk about how she got started , the state of the genome industry & what excites her most about Mapmygenome...

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Ep29: Sarthak Jain, Co-Founder & CEO of Cubeit
Today I chat to Sarthak Jain , The Co-Founder & CEO of Cubeit (@cubeitdotio). Based in Bangalore - Cubeit is a mobile application which lets you collect content from any source in one place and makes it easy to organise and share. The team raised seed funding from Accel Partners & Helion Venture Partners with a product demo and not an actual product. So we talk about how he got started , launching & marketing apps to useful advice on dealing with those negative app store reviews!...

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Ep28: Vinay Mathews, Co-Founder & COO of Faircent on building India's Largest Peer To Peer Lending Marketplace.
The future of banking in India is changing! and in this week’s episode I chat to Vinay Mathews , Co-founder & COO of Faircent (@faircent1) India's Largest Peer To Peer Lending Marketplace. This is a virtual marketplace that allows you to borrow and lend money directly, without having to go through the traditional financial intermediaries like banks, and with the estimated 50% of Indian population without bank accounts it's a credit starved market so it's no surprise they are doing really well! We talk abo...

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Ep27: Neha Motwani, founder & CEO of Fitternity
Today I chat to Neha Motwani , the founder & CEO of Fitternity. Fitternity, is a discovery platform for workout classes and other fitness services based in Mumbai. The platform allows users to book free trials with exercise classes, personal trainers, and nutritionists. We talk about a number of topics including how she got started to raising $1Million in VC funding . Neha also talks about the vision of the company & Fitternity’s interesting hiring process!...

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Ep26: Vamsi Krishna, Co-founder & CEO of Vedantu
Today I talk to Vamsi Krishna, co-founder & CEO of Vedantu (@vedantu_learn) Based in Bangalore, Vedantu are a Live Online Tutoring platform that aims to ‘personalize’ and ‘democratize’ learning in India. Vedantu is one of the pioneers of LIVE online personalized tutoring in India and operates on the ‘marketplace of teachers’ model. And they are doing an amazing job so far! Vamsi started his career teaching kids , whose parents worked at a sulphuric processing plant. in Barnala, Punjab We talk about a ...

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Ep25: Faheem Gill - Founder of Dashroad
Today I talk to Faheem Gill the founder of Dashroad. (@dashroad). Based in UAE, Dashroad focuses on bringing out the data from cars to help build a platform of connected car applications. This is done with a plug-and-play dashroad dongle that captures trip data and turns into valuable insights for the car owner. We talk about how he got started, his time spent working for Honda, Toyota and Silicon Valley, driver analytics and the startup scene in the UAE and much much more!...

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Ep24: Shilpi Kapoor - Founder of BarrierBreak
We talk tech for people with disabilities, with our guest Shilpi Kapoor, founder of Barrierbreak. Barrierbreak provides accessibility and assistive technology solutions for people with disabilities. We talk about how she got started , her brand new app called Newzhook NewzHook is the first mobile news app that is accessible to blind & visually impaired users, deaf users and senior citizens. We also talk wearables, recent innovations ,her frustrations and her upcoming conference Techshare a national-level...

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Ep23: Varun Sheth - Co-Founder of Ketto
Today we are going to talk about crowdfunding with my guest Varun Sheth, the co-founder of Ketto (@ketto). Ketto is an online crowdfunding website for individuals, NGOs and businesses to raise money for their favorite causes and creative projects....

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Ep22: Swaathi Kakarla - Co-Founder of Skcript
Swaathi Kakarla (@imswaathik) is the Co-founder of Skcript , a company based in Chennai. Skcript develops a product called Shrink which uses machine learning and compression algorithms to minimize files to the smallest possible size for enterprise customers around the world. Swaathi talks about her roller coaster journey from running the company in a car to launching the product at Gitex in Dubai. She also talks about working on a video streaming product that can handle 8K video resolution with real time ...

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Ep21: Intro to UX: Raveesh Bhalla, Founder Partner of AppsCulture.
Today we are going to talk about UX (User experience) with my guest Raveesh Bhalla (@raveeshbhalla) Raveesh is the founder partner of AppsCulture (@Appsculture). Which is a brand new design consultancy. In this conversation, we talk about: What is UX? His own process Current challenges The next big trend in the UX design industry Interesting projects he has worked on his favorite UX tools, websites & apps and much more… If you have subscribed to The Indian Startup Show. I would love your opinions & fe...

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Ep20: Dev Arora , Founder of 8Minutes.
Today we are going to talk about Clean Technology with my guest Dev Arora who is the founder of 8Minutes (@8MinutesSolar) 8Minutes is on a mission to revolutionize the solar energy sector by helping homeowners and businesses make the transition to solar energy. We cover a lot of ground, including: What is clean technology How he got the idea The state of the indian clean technology scene in 2016 (its like the 1980’s!) How big the market is in India Great marketing advice if you don’t have a budget! Advi...

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Ep19: Neetal Parekh , Founder & CEO of Innov8social
Today I speak with Neetal Parekh (@neetal_parekh) Founder & CEO of Innov8social. An online platform to make it easier for people to engage in the social impact space. Neetal has over a decade of experience in corporate, education, nonprofit, government, and social enterprise. A passionate advocate for social entrepreneurship and impact innovation, Neetal believes that this field empowers us to creatively re-imagine how businesses and individuals can create meaningful impact and lasting value. She is the h...

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Ep18: Charanjeev Salva, Founder of SinghStyled.com
Today I speak to Charanjeev Salva, (@theflyingsikh) Founder of SinghStyled. The world's first style store created exclusively for the Sikh community. The team handpicks and curates a special subscription box every month with Turbans, styling, grooming and lifestyle products. We talk about how he got the idea, The importance of the Turban , how he & team goes about curating products, to plans for the future. They launched around 3 months ago and are doing really well. Its an interesting fact 68% of purc...

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Ep17: From Poverty to the Moon: Naveen Jain, Billionaire , Founder & CEO of Moon Express
Naveen Jain (@Naveen_Jain_CEO), is a billionaire, and founder of World Innovation Institute, Intelius, Moon Express, inome and Infospace. He is also a trustee of the board at the X Prize Foundation, where he focuses on finding entrepreneurial solutions to challenges in education, poverty, agriculture, health and clean water. We talk about Moon Express which plans to send a rocket tho the moon as a business venture to collect minerals and resources and bring them back to earth. We also talk about his new...

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Ep16: Ryan Chadha, Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of Jigyasa School
Today we have Ryan Chadha (@RyanChadha) the co-founder of an international pre-school called Jigyasa in Bangalore, India. Jigyasa is a state-of-the-art preschool which offers a mixed age environment which encourages children to work and play collaboratively, Ryan Started the school with his mother over 2 years ago with 5 kids an not much money! But they now have over 30 kids and doing really well. They are now looking at developing their own educational apps in the future. Ryan is also an accomplished sp...

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Ep15: Ferdinand Kjærulff, Founder & CEO of CodersTrust
Ferdinand Kayulff, is the founder & CEO of CodersTrust. Coderstrust provides micro-finance for underprivileged talents to upgrade their coding skills, so they can earn more money on freelance portals. They have trained many developers in Bangladesh, India & Kenya. Ferdinand was also a Captain of the Danish army he served as recovery officer in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussain . He pioneered a recovery project with the allied forces, bringing internet and e-learning to the citizens of the region in...

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Ep14: Barbara Maim. Co-founder and CEO of Minsh
Barbara Maim is the Co-founder and CEO of Minsh, a community messaging system, a private social network with your own customised brand. In 2008, she co-founded Minsh, and a few years later, in June 2011, she moved from Lausanne to Bangalore with her husband and Co-founder, Jon. We talk about her time in India, working with her husband ,and plans for the future. Enjoy the Show. links https://minsh.com/...

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Ep13: Amar Vyas. Author of NRI:Now, Returned to India
Today I speak with Amar Vyas (@amarauthor). He is an author, a soon to be podcaster, and is a self-described nomad, who has lived in fifteen cities over the past twenty years in two continents. Somewhere in this timespan life he went to graduate school at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and business school at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Amar's debut novel NRI:Now, Returned to India was published in August 2014. NRI is the first in a four part series featuring the protagonist A...

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Ep12: Anne Kjær Riechert Co-Founder of Refugees on Rails
With the ongoing refugees crisis in Europe i chat to Anne Riechart co-founder of Refugees on Rails. A coding school for refugees based in Berlin, Germany . Their aim is to help refugees to build and expand their qualification as software developers and provide them the opportunity to work with startups and tech companies. They only started 6 weeks ago and they have over 200 volunteers. Germany has been particularly welcoming and innovative when it comes to refugees. We talk about how this got started , ai...

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Ep11: Kavita Kapoor - Technologist & Author of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kaam
Today I am joined by Kavita Kapoor (@kavitakapoor) who is the author of a new book called Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kaam. The book is based on her first hand experience across India. The book helps young professionals answer their questions and navigate the dynamic ever changing work space. So if you are struggling with what to do next in your life , then please listen. We talk about a wide range of subjects from her experiences of leadership and mentorships , what makes a good boss, what happens if your boss...

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Ep10 - Devin Miller - Lead engineer at NextDrop
In this episode I talk with Devin Miller , the lead engineer at NextDrop a startup based in Bangalore. Nextdrop is a for-profit enterprise with a social mission, they want to rid the world of its water problems. Devin is originally from America studying computer science but decided to quit to try and come over to to India and to tackle India’s water issues. We talk about how it works, how they attract customers, his first impressions of India and plans for the future. www.nextdrop.org...

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Ep09 - Pushkar Gaikwad - The Founder of AeroLeads
“SOFTWARE is eating the world,” proclaimed Marc Andreessen, the co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz. So this week I speak to Pushkar Gaikwad the founder of AeroLeads, a prospect and lead generation software tool. Pushkar has bootstrapped this SaaS (software as a service) company for the last 6 months & now has over 1500 B2B customers. around the world Generating revenue....

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Ep08- Reema Sathe - Founder of Happy Roots
Reema Sathe is the founder of Happy Roots. Happy Roots is an initiative helping small & tribal organic farmers build high value alternate income sources. Did you know more than 50% of people in India still depend on agriculture for their earnings. She started out as a chemical engineer for a big corporation and then quit to follow her dreams of helping farmers in her region. Since launching she has created her first commercial pilot scheme and produced over 1000 organic eggs, which she supply's to high end ...

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Ep07- Krishna Yogi - Founder of Maptags
Addresses in India are so confusing! So, In this podcast I speak to Krishna Yogi the founder of Maptags. who has come up with a simple, innovate solution to this problem! Maptags is a web application that shortens your address to your favourite word & makes sharing address as easy as sharing a word. All you need is a smartphone and a GPS signal. http://mapta.gs/ Krishna started this entrepreneurial journey 5 months ago. He and his team have attracted 4,000 users from across the globe. Reached $1500 in r...

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Ep06- Stewart Noakes - Co-Founder of Tech Hub Bangalore & Boston
Joining me today is Stewart Noakes, Co-founder of TechHubs in Bangalore & Boston. TechHub creates spaces around the world for tech entrepreneurs to meet, work, learn and collaborate, and runs a load of great events, advice sessions and more. Stewart is a successful entrepreneur and wanted to start a give back project to the people of Bangalore. So Stewart brought TechHub to India. At the time it was the first step for them outside of Europe. Launched in June 2014 with an empty room, no chairs with the wo...

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Ep05 - Arik Marmorstein - Entrepreneur & Founder of Refresh Box
Arik Marmorstein is the founder of Refresh Box. Refresh box enables people to subscribe or create 5-link-collection newsletters. Think of it like a platform for newsletters. So anyone can subscribe or create different newsletters. It’s currently a side project with two friends & its getting great traction. Since launching Refresh box has 2500 users , 530 curators and more than 7,000 subscriptions. All without spending any money on marketing! It recently got featured on TechCrunch....

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Ep04 - Bilal Budhani - Entrepreneur & Developer at CrowdFire
In today’s podcast I interviewed Bilal Budhani entrepreneur and now a developer at CrowdFire. We discuss his break in the startup world. How he become young entrepreneur of the year in 2013. Bilal talks about his experience of running his own startups. How he become a self taught developer in the cyber cafes in Mumbai to working at CrowdFire. A tool for social analytics & social publishing. Which has over 11 million users and a series A funding....

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Ep03 - Sahil Arora - Entrepreneur & Founder of Vuzelaa
i talked with Sahil Arora - Entrepreneur & Founder of Vuzelaa. Sahil is a 17 year old entrepreneur who raised $40,000 while still at school!. Vuzelaa is an iPhone app which uses retina recognition for logging into social media and other cool stuff. I talk about the highs & lows of being an entrepreneur. We discuss the future of social networking. How he manages a team of 14 staff & pitching a VC during at school break. It’s full of practical advice , useful ideas for anyone building an app with no desig...

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EP 02 - Deepak Abbot - Mobile Growth at Times Internet
i talked with Deepak Abbot - head of mobile growth at Times Internet part of the Times of India corporation. One of the largest media houses in the world. Learn how he and his team manage the growth and analytics of 14 + mobile apps & 50+ million users Deepak talks about his decision-making methods, techniques, and processes including retention and referral strategies. A recent trip to Google HQ in mountain view. It’s full of practical advice , useful ideas for anyone looking at promoting an app in India...

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EP01 - Harshdeep Singh - Founder of Wrapitup
In this the first episode of the Indian Startup show, we talk to Harshdeep, a young entrepreneur from Pune, India. He spent the last 3 years building an iPhone App, called Wrap it up. And at 6ft 8 the tallest person i have ever interviewed!. We talk about why he prefers to be anti-social. What kept him going during the last 3 years. Why he read Steve Jobs autobiography 10 times! and his 15 day coding streak....

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