Education has become a costly affair with the rise in the demographics of children and young adults in the Indian educational system. The Indian education sector has seen high growth in the past two decades with parents looking to admit their children into English medium schools. The rise in private schools training young children in the foreign language, along with teaching them moral education and modern etiquettes, appealed to the rising Indian middle class. This also led to the number of students passing 12th every year. In the subsequent days, new private graduation and post graduation institutes and universities have been established following norms laid down by Government regulated norms and principles.
Such an increase in the number of students to an average of 45-50 students in a batch has resulted in a lack of attention to individual students. In this edition of Startup Sunday, we the Entrepreneurship Cell got an opportunity to talk to the CEO/Founder of one such startup which is working towards making quality education accessible & affordable to every child from the best teachers across India.
“In an emergency, what treatment is given by ear? Words of Comfort.” said Abraham Verghese
Long-term medical care, whether it be for the sick or recuperating post-surgery or the aged, is best carried out in the environs of the home, for reasons of patient-comfort, logistical convenience and economy. But to constantly monitor the condition of the patient and provide Medicare at the appropriate time, the two vital requirements are professionally-competent personnel and optimal use of technology.
Though nascent in India, home health care service providers are using both these components to good use to make their mark. But India hasn’t grown much in this sector, because in India, the old and sick are taken care of by family members. Our society generally looks down upon families that seek outside help to take care of their sick and bedridden elders.
So, is India ready for professional home healthcare providers?
Entrepreneurship is a journey which begins with a vision and keeps the person going miles and miles of success. But it gives a delight when you can create an impact on society by your start-up. Many social entrepreneurship are such examples where the vision is not just doing business but to impact the lives of many.
This Sunday we are presenting the story of one such Start-up that has changed the standard of living of many in the rural household- Frontier Markets Continue reading “Startup Sunday || Season 3 Episode 20 || (Frontier Markets – The Social Entrepreneurship)”
A week into Conventus’18 where IMI New Delhi saw some of the best industry stalwarts come and put forward their valuable insights on innovation, the question we all have in mind is whether the boon from innovation would really trickle down to the lowermost sections of the Indian demography. The new age Indian startups are mostly tech-based and are working towards catering the needs of the emerging middle class of India in its urbanized clusters. Whether it is the e-commerce platforms, car rentals or food delivery services for that matter, the unicorns of the Indian startup ecosystem are mostly reaching out to the consumers in Urban India. Moreover, most of these unicorns have high funding from foreign Venture capitalists and banks to run their operations. This brings forth the long-term debate of the Make in India versus the Make for India initiative. Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 3 Episode 11 (Immediate need for Agri-tech startups in India)”
Barter is a concept that has been with us from time immemorial. The human civilization started when there were no currencies. The concept of trade started with bartering things. And in current times, we often find ourselves reaching out for the basics.
Today’s Sunday story is about one such startup which brings back the age old barter system in a digital avatar!
Let’s Barter is the largest community-driven startup for secure online bartering. Let’s Barter was founded by Pooja Bhayana (a communication graduate) and Sahil Dhingra (a BBA graduate) in October 2015. It started on social media platform as a Facebook group to facilitate barter and trade among the community. Lets Barter has made bartering as easy as adding a listing for your product on a mobile app!
Headquartered in Delhi, Let’s Barter is making a protected and secure community to barter in the most convenient way possible.
Qrius earlier started as ‘The Indian Economist’ back in January of 2013 is a leading digital magazine that focuses on publishing high quality articles and opinion pieces on business & economics, policy, politics, culture, foreign affairs and more.
With a broad range of In House Analysts, Contributors from around the globe, and over 100 content sharing partnerships with organisations from across the world, they aim to present to the reader a unique perspective on the most important issues of the day in various fields. Their Moto is ‘For the curious Mind’ as they developed Qrius into forum where curious minds meet and discuss a diverse range of subject areas that affect business, politics and society in general.
Entrepreneurship Cell got an opportunity to interview Mr Manan Vyas founder of Qrius, and brings to you the story of Qrius this Sunday
While there are many among us who donate money or in-kind to NGOs if we are convinced that our contribution is in good hands, some shy away because they doubt whether their donations will be put to right use.
This Sunday we bring you the story of two engineers who, motivated by the social causes and needs in our society, set up a platform that help link the donors with the NGOs in a systematic and transparent way.
DONATE PRODUCTS IN NEED TO CHARITIES INSTEAD OF MONEY