Category Archives: Entrepreneurs

Here comes Art-tickles: Showcase your creative talents and reach new heights

Art-tickles, is an initiative started by iGrow, committed to entrepreneurship & retail. As the name suggests, Art-tickles, is being developed as a community to promote and nurture the ‘Creativepreneurs’ and bringing forth entrepreneurs who have leveraged their creativity into their business. Art-tickles is a platform to bring a wide array of Creativepreneurs under one roof and promote their works across various products and service categories. We believe that pure creativity has no limits thus, the Creativepreneur could be a person who designs and makes products that are exclusive or custom made like apparel, jewellery, home decor, footwear, perfumes etc. and also, can be people who offer creative services, for instance, in the field of photography, sculpting, painting, cake baking, makeup and many other things. The only aim is to promote creative brands which at times go unnoticed in the mass market industry.

Going further the vision is to form a community and have skill based workshops, networking events, exhibitions, award night’s etc. where best practices are shared and propagated.

Come this 17th January 2014, Art-tickles will kick start the community by bringing together handpicked designers to showcase their products and services to a wide array of consumers at a 3 Day Event at The Stainless Art Gallery, Mira Corporate Suites, Ishwar Nagar (Near New Friends Colony), New Delhi.

You are invited to showcase:

Exclusive, customised and non-mass market products Creative consumer dedicated services
  • Apparels
  • Accessories
  • Jewellery
  • Footwear
  • Home Furnishing/Home Improvement
  • Gadgets/Accessories
  • Kid’s uitlity
  • Stationery
  • Green Products
  • Invitations
  • Others
  • Photography
  • Interiors
  • Bakes & Cakes
  • Gadget Customisation
  • Packaging
  • Beauty & Makeup
  • Chocolate making
  • SURPRISE US WITH MORE

 

  • Benefits 360°:
  • If your focus is creating a niche brand then Art-tickles is you platform. The event ensures you Benefits 360°:
  • Brand Exclusivity: Help you create your own niche among consumers
  • Brand Visibility: The brand will get a strong stand which at times goes unnoticed among mass market products.
  • Dedicated audience: B2C & B2B
  • Page 3 visitors
  • Media Visibility

MAIL US AT : eventarttickles@gmail.com

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Get FAME as NASSCOM invites application for 10,000 startups

NASSCOM, the organisation aimed at promoting Indian software industry, invites applications for the second batch of 10,000 startups initiative. Under this initiative, the technology startups achieve Funding, Acceleration, Mentoring and Enterprise connects (F.A.M.E).

Designed to promote and support technology startups, the initiative gives a 360 degree growth of the entrepreneurial ideas including market research, product development, talent acquisition, marketing strategies and others.

Som Mittal, President, NASSCOM said “The way India’s economy has grown in recent times is phenomenal. And to sustain this growth it is imperative to have more entrepreneurs in the country that will transform the landscape and propagate development. We are very pleased with the response that the 10,000 Startup program has received so far and are significantly enhancing the scope of the program in its second league. Adding value at various stages for technology startups in addition to the erstwhile proposition of funding and acceleration would be the primary focus of the program going forward. We are positive that this initiative will enable thousands of entrepreneur’s setup and grow their businesses and in the process further propel India’s economy.”

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Under the ambit of 10,000 Start-ups, the program is additionally launching a one of a kind Startup-in-residence mentoring program where NASSCOM is collaborating with successful and entrepreneurial Tech companies in Consumer Internet and Software product space. This collaboration will enable incubation of early stage startups in their premises and support them through vertical experts specifically in the areas of Product Management, Technology, Marketing, Business Development and Human Resource. These renewed focus areas have immense potential and will continue to empower young entrepreneurs to create ventures of global scale from India.

The whole initiative aims at creating 10,000 startups in next 10 years.

Art-tickles: The Art of Handpainting by Crazy Palette

It’s only a few people who realise their dreams and passions and even fewer have the strength to work towards making them in to reality. So from here on we will bring to such success stories, a part of our special initiative Art-tickles – Gangs of Creativepreneurs, to believe in “Never say Never”.

 Our very first story of Art-tickles is about an idea which emerged with a sheer love of painting and art, Crazy Palette. Rishma Lath, who with a passion of art, moved towards a comfortable 9-6 job as an animator in her early years. But soon she realised that her passion and her creativity is not being justified by her desk job, and monotony made it even worse. Hence, she called it quits. Continue reading Art-tickles: The Art of Handpainting by Crazy Palette

MasterChef Shipra Khanna opens restaurant in Ahmedabad

The MasterChef Season 2 winner Shipra Khanna becomes an entrepreneur with her first restaurant. H.O.T, House of Taste, has been opened in Ahmedabad with a view that people of Gujarat love food like nowhere else.

The restaurant is all set to bring in new flavours where French dishes will get a Himachali makeover and will cater to the vegetarians of Gujarat. Before opening the restaurant, learnt some important cooking techniques from acclaimed French Chef Alain Passard.

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Shipra who hails from Shimla, is now settled in Mumbai.

Kerela govt rolls out Student Entrepreneurship Policy for schools

After promoting entrepreneurship across colleges, the Governement of Kerela now takes a step further as it launches the flagship Student Entrepreneurship Policy for the school students of the state.

The state also runs Startup Village which is India’s  first telecom technology business incubator. The launch is the second stage of last year’s initiative of offering incentives to college students wanting to set up business start-ups.

Under this second phase, this policy will encourage innovation and innovative business ideas by youngsters especially school going students starting from standard 8th. These students will be encouraged from the tender age by giving them the opportunity to explore original thinking and learn computer programming languages in depth which will give them a great foundation to begin a startup from first year in college and have a successful company by their fourth year in college.

Additionally, the state will also come up with a new project that offers 100 teams of five college students each a Startup Tool Box, which will have high-end computers, smartphones and other technology items required to create a startup company.

Master in entrepreneurship as iSEED launches in Gurgaon

Entrepreneur is the buzzword in India these days, where in people are choosing their passion over lavish jobs and creating some amazing businesses. In order to cater to this new generation of entrepreneurs, a development school, iSEED has been launched. With an aim to train to you to execute your business professionally.

iSEED – the Indian School for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, one of its kind institute will offer full time one year post-graduate level program in Entrepreneurship. The announcement was made in the presence of K.H. Muniyappa, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.

Founded by a group of professionals from institutes of national repute, iSEED’s vision is to be a world-class educational hub offering a variety of long and short-term programs for budding entrepreneurs and startups at various stages of their journey. iSEED will have a sprawling campus in Gurgaon and will commence its flagship 1-year Post Graduate Program in Entrepreneurship from June 2014. The Institute’s short-term courses for budding entrepreneurs and start-ups will begin this year. Continue reading Master in entrepreneurship as iSEED launches in Gurgaon

Tata Elxsi’s incub@TE signs first startup

One of India’s leading design company, Tata Elxsi, has signed its first startup for its recently launched incubation centre incub@TE. The centre has appointed Big V Telecom, an emerging tech start-up that offers customized Business Telephony Solutions for businesses and consumers. Currently operational with its solution in select region, the company now looks at scaling its presence across India and also various international markets.

Founded and led by Keshor Daga, Big V has won the “Most Innovative franchise business in the service sector” award by BIG Research in partnership with NDTV Profit; “Most Innovative Managed Services” during Aegis Graham Bell Awards 2012; and “Business Excellence Awards” by the Institute of Economic studies.

IIM, Calcutta & DU announce incubation centres

Startups are now becoming the apple of everybody’s eye, its the idea that needs to click. The business ideas are now being given new heights and as young as college students are now being promoted to share their ideas.

The recent inception plans have come from one of India’s prestigious educational centres including IIM Calcutta and even Delhi University. Both institutes have announced the plans of opening up incubation and acceleration centres that will promote ideas and thus transforming them into businesses.

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Continue reading IIM, Calcutta & DU announce incubation centres

Season 3 of VentureNursery starts with 5 startups

India has been a country which has produced some of world’s greatest and successful entrepreneurs, is now seeing a new generation of startups. Five such startups will soon get their share of incubation, thus becoming a successful venture, as VentureNursery begins its third season.

India’s first angel-backed accelerator had received over 150 submissions from 29 cities.

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Let’s know more about the – I shall call them ‘Furious Five’: Continue reading Season 3 of VentureNursery starts with 5 startups

Google India to connect women startups online with WeOW initiative

Google India launches its special initiative Women Entrepreneurs on the Web (WeOW). This initiative will help Indian female entrepreneurs to connect, grow their online presence, and utilize Google products to launch and scale their businesses. As part of the program, entrepreneurs can also connect with customer, track and optimise their efforts along with connecting with other entrepreneurs through communities.

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The programme will specially help women entrepreneurs, according to Google the number is 1.3 million, to expand business in Tier II and Tier III cities. Continue reading Google India to connect women startups online with WeOW initiative