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“The only way to discover the limits of the possible

 is to go beyond them into the impossible.” –Arthur C. Clarke

the horse’s mouth

Its always best to hear from the young and unstoppable entrepreneurs. We proudly present a few start-up owners who have risen above the normal and doing exceptional in their fields. One thing is common amongst them that they NEVER STOP. A few inspirational notes to follow and take you a step towards your dream



CEO, AdityaFarrad Production
There is no right or wrong time to start something, the right time is now. And whatever you do, make sure to give your 100% because without your full conviction there is no point running a startup.
AF Production is an Indian publisher and internet company. We are a leading digital media company operating in three core verticals- technology, finance, and lifestyle. We produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. We deliver advertising, performance marketing, data services, and licensing solutions to clients.

Michael REILLY

Founder, Reilly Content Creations

I am from Melbourne, Australia. I come from an educational background in IT as a qualified computer technician, and through various volunteer roles with non for profit organisations. I also developed a keen interest in multi media creation and from last 15 years taught myself and learned all I could.

In September 2019, I had a phone call from a leadership and success coach from Ireland, now based in New Zealand. After an hour long chat, I made the decision to do what I had been putting off for 15 years – start my own business! Here, I am running my own venture which provides social media management, 3D character animation, media editing and much more

Yogesh Chaudhary

Director, Jaipur Rugs

Jaipur Rugs is a family business strengthened by the purpose of protecting ancestral know-how and connecting rural craftsmanship with global consumers. By placing the human aspect at its core, the company has grown to become the largest network of artisans in India. It uses the age-old art form of handmade carpets as a tool to bring prosperity into the homes of 40,000 rural artisans of which 80% are women. Founded in 1978 by Nand Kishore Chaudhary with just two looms, it now has over 7000 looms and sells in over 65 countries. Today the company creates contemporary works of art by collaborating with creative talents capable of showcasing this ancestral craft with a new vision. Be creative in your solutions and work with your team to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the given scenario.



CEO, Insignal

I am in business from almost 10 years now and IT/ITES is my forte. I started working since school and it has been my passion since then.

Insignal is a tool designed to help you quickly visualize how users interact with your website, so you can optimize the browsing experience. One advice I would like to give to new entrepreneurs would be to start marketing your product even before you are ready and don’t wait for the product to finish building because it never does.


Akshat singh

Brand & Content Director, Mr. Button
 Mr Button is primarily an occasion wear brand. The times are surely difficult and it’s about sailing the boat till situation starts to look up. For motivation, I keep going back to the achievements of the brand since its inception and tell myself that these are the hard times and I need to keep myself afloat. Reviewing customer’s positive feedback is also one thing which motivates me and pushes me to carry on.
Keep your fixed expenses at bare minimum and try to maintain a visibility in the market via organic methods like social media, newsletters etc. I believe that start-ups needs to stick to their core values and should always go back to the primary reason of their launch and existence

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Director, Amegumi India Private Limited

We do business to give the opportunity to the people who are in need to let them pursue their goals. To make this true, in this digital world, we developed Smart Feature Phone without any Game app with original operating system. People, especially children, don’t have to kill their time on screen but they can focus on increasing their quality of life.

Gitesh Aggarwal
Founder, Sevan Foods

Sevan Foods is building the largest chain of women run canteens in India. Objective is to organize women workers for full employment and leverage them to provide healthy & authentic Indian food varieties to both urban and rural Indians. We plan to create a food service platform which will cater to food needs of every Indian citizen


Director, Imhelium Australia

We are in digital marketing services across verticals. While restaurants, travel, education have taken a big hit, but banking, e-commerce and digital entertainment are doing fine. Online trading has done exceptionally well. Any vertical which is digitally mature is able to survive this crisis so digital transformation is critical for all verticals moving forward. Stay connected. Spend time with family, friends and colleagues, physically or virtually. Reach out to your old contacts. See if you can help someone in need, financially or just moral support.
I would advise start-ups to focus on finances: save on materialistic costs, plan your income/spending, apply for government incentives and try build a strong pipeline
Always promote internal knowledge sharing. On Networking: when money fails you, relationships can keep you afloat. Refresh your existing contacts and aggressively expand your network, digitally, do virtual coffees.

CEO & Founder, Mr Basket

We work directly with farmers by eliminating middlemen to bring consumer fresh produce. Our motto is to get the consumer fresh produce from farmers every day at best possible price. This helps us to keep the price lower with higher freshness. We do not use any cold storage since the items are bought on order.

Co-Founder, Robas Research Pvt. Ltd

We at Robas Research believe in true partnership, our motto “A Trustable Partner for Your Research Needs”stands with its each wording; helping each client to understand the market and the needs of the product. We started in 2012 and since then I have never looked back and have been on the increasing curve of business.

Founder, EcoRight

We are a young, startup trying to save the world by promoting sustainable, zero-waste living. Our main aim is to create sustainable products that leave a lasting positive impact on our planet. We achieve this by developing innovative products made from sustainable materials like – Recycled cotton, Organic cotton, Juton (jute+cotton), and RPET (Recycled PET bottles)

Founder, Tapestry-For-Charity

Tapestry-For-Charity’s core idea is to combine art with ecology, craft with creativity, and environmental sustainability with social responsibility. Today Puja Bhakoo’s environmentally sustainable tapestries enjoy a global clientele and are showcased at some of India’s premium home furnishing stores. The artist also holds solo exhibitions of her artworks from time to time.

Founder, RelyMore Solutions

RelyMore brings brands to life with vibrant storytelling, technology and design.From strategy to activation, we collaborate with our partners to craft the content, moments, and messages that build modern brands. Since 2018, RelyMore has successfully delivered 120+ projects under 18+ industries from 3 countries (India, HongKong & UK).

Co-Founder, Thailandwale

Thailandwale is a dedicated travel platform which is focused on Thailand tourism. It is a one-stop platform for travellers looking to visit Thailand. We aim to capture the entire market within the country (India). Our focus is to provide hassle free travel with all required facilities at our competitive packages. We are building to offer a platform not for any, but for many!

Nilay agarwal
Founder, Vishalakshi Foundation

We started in Jan 2019 and have been successful in feeding 150k people in 7 cities. We have been awarded by the Governor of UP Smt. Anandiben Patel ji for serving more 25000 ration packets in the lockdown period. We have adopted 3 slums & running 3 Schools which aims at changing the face of Slums. More than 200 kids are receiving free education & meals.

arunima dutta
Founder, The Yoga Studio

The Yoga Studio is space for everyone to experiment with and explore the practice of yoga, with expert guidance. The Studio is founded on the belief that yoga should be accessible to all.We take care to ensure that each class is small enough so that you get the attention and space you need, while our expert teachers provide instruction that is easy to understand.

CEO, TalkMasters

Being a stage lover and learner, I had an entrepreneurial brain since childhood. The journey was rough, but I believe, “The best view comes after the hardest climb” I am certified youth leadership trainer where I guide almost all professionals. I have my own training programs and yes, proudly, now, it is INSPIRING MINDS & CHANGING LIVES!

Owner, Aakarshan

Aakarshan, The Divine power of Attraction – creates desires , allure , a way to express inner self. Each piece is handcrafted with fine workmanship and creativity around gemstone strings, gemstones, natural fancy colored diamonds, and natural white colorless diamonds. The designer caters to artistic, ambitious & the fashion conscious

Founder & CEO, Pumpkart is India’s First Organized Retail Chain of Agriculture Stores. It is a leading B2B SMART store launched in 2014 as a B2C marketplace for water Pumps and recognized by SUNDAR PICHAI in 2015We are aiming to open 700 to 800 Stores by March 2022 across the country. Initially, we will be opening 200 stores by March 2021.

Prasant Mohanty
Director, Viveo Health India pvt ltd

The expansion of Viveo Health in India was prompted by the current situation. The Digital health firm plans to add 20,000 doctors to its network over the next six months, from around 4,200 onboard now. Prashant has 26 years of pharma sales and marketing experience and this journey into digital health will make healthcare accessible and affordable to all

Co-Founder, Klaasik

At, we are on a mission of empowering Millions of women who are making amazing authentic products at home and help them reach Billions of customers across India.

We strongly support #SheRevolution and encourage women to follow their dreams n passion.

Mohammed Riaz
CEO & MD, Xtracap Fintech India Pvt Ltd

Bridge2Capital empowers small shopkeepers in small towns & cities of India. It takes money to make money, and that is exactly how we galvanize small businesses. We provide tailor-made financial solutions after assessing the business flow of the customers with verified financial data. We offer saving, insurance, and/or working capital via our unique UI designed for the merchant class.

CEO, Samayrah Human Life & Humanism Transformers

At Samayrah Human Life & Humanism Transformers we are passionate about coaching and use the art of Storytelling to help shift the client’s inner scripts. We work closely to understand their fears and mental blocks and facilitate a profound shift. Dr. Rajesh Kumar personal transformative journey has been an inspiration to many and is all set to bring the difference.

Startup Mentor

Being an academician , I can see a big transformation in educational practices. Adaption of industry 4.0 technologies is happening with a very rapid pace, in general and in education too.

I always kept myself busy in learning new technologies and I feel a scope for startup is here to develop cost effective handy tools to solve the problem


The Pandemic has severely affected Real estate business. Due to lockdown and uncertainty, as any other business, Real estate business has also come to a standstill. It has touched rock-bottom, and when things touch rock-bottom, the only way forward is “up”. This is the only motivation in these testing times. Let’s keep going

Abhishek singla
CEO & MD, Punjab Eye Hospital

Punjab Eye Hospital is Committed to provide high quality eye care with technologically advanced outpatient facility. It is staffed by sensitive and committed professionals with latest medical and surgical care. We aim to serve patients regardless of their financial means and be treated with care and compassion.

Founder, Orginlife

The answer lies in chaos and confusion. Research and innovation are key to the success of any country and Orign is an attempt to bridge the gap.

Orign, is a research organization, that tries to decode the problem in every industry and create eco-economic solutions that benefit both the industry and society.

Rashmi GUPTA
CEO, SD Solutions

Nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people not on stratrgies.

“People are company’s greatest resource.”

As a recruitment company, our moto is to provide best manpower to our clients.

Founder & Managing Partner,
Actus Legal Associates & Advocates
Legal profession has turned over new leaves lately.
I would advise the people behind start-ups to take out time to read the Biographies of the Industry leaders and better if the same are Autobiographies, since it gives one a window to look at the practical side and the real life challenges which these trailblazers have faced and gives one an insight into the ways and techniques to overcome such challenges.
CEO, The Accrue Hospitality

In almost 16 years of my hospitality experience, I had never thought we would see a period quite so transformative for the travel and hospitality business. The consumer behaviour of travellers and the hotel product itself will be studied closely to determine what’s relevant and what’s not. It would merely be an intelligent guesstimate to time the revival.

Director, KNSS

We have NGO viz Kalipather Navajeevan Seva Samity ( KNSS)
We provide holistic support to 367 poor & marginalized children till they become self sustainable. We have 30 Self Help Groups where 300 women are being trained & raise up their income through Income Generation Programs. We believe in giving back to society and make it a better world

Ashish Mishra
CEO, Kharaa Sona

Transforming the Assaying & Hallmarking Business, We intend to become India’s largest chain of branded Assaying & Hallmarking Centers. We plan on establishing 500 ~ 2000 state of art Assaying and Hallmarking centers Pan India, espousing effectiveness and efficiency backed by a truly dedicated team, with World class standards which will dramatically improve our performance.

A step towards your dream !