Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 33 (How Funding Works)

As an entrepreneur when you have entered a market or you are in a development phase of your product or everything is set and you want to grow your business, MONEY becomes the key for driving these next steps. It helps you hire new talented people, grow your market share, enter a new market and build up your office space etc.

In this episode of Startup Sunday, we will learn about Funding, its various stages and how and when a company should go about it.


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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 32 (Sqrrl)

We as a country have mostly been conventional when it comes to investing. While the stock market is a treacherous journey to be made alone, the bank FD’s hardly provide a substantial movement for your money. This is where a gamut of mutual funds sprouted up in the last few years. The various mutual funds didn’t go unnoticed by the young working class who are more evolved when it comes to financial planning.

Today’s start up Sunday is about one such place that gives the required momentum to your money. Sqrrl is an AI powered technology start up that deals with rather complicated world of investing and financial planning.

We got into talking with Mr. Dhananjay Singh, co-founder of Sqrrl, who perfectly amalgamated the idea of entrepreneurship with financial planning.



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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 31 (Post-Budget Analysis)

We always don’t get what we want, but we do move closer to the goal. Likewise the budget wasn’t the ideal for startups but will provide a better ecosystem that what we had last year. Last year, startups took a real beating with the inefficient rollout of the goods and services tax (GST), a return of the angel tax bogey and demonetisation, even though some ventures benefited immensely. While some major concerns remain unaddressed, there was some cause for cheer.


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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 30 (Pre-Budget Series)

Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley is all buckled up to present the Union Budget 2018 of India for the fiscal year 2018-19 on February 1. This is going to be the last full-fledged budget presented by the Modi Government before the 2019 General Elections.

Looking at the current landscape of the startup industry, we present to our readers a pre-budget series providing a comprehensive analysis of the general state of affairs of key sectors in India including agriculture, eCommerce, logistics, health, education and real estate from the lens of the startup ecosystem. This series also comes with the expectations of different stakeholders in the Indian startup landscape from the upcoming budget 2018.

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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 29 (#LikeaBoss Simply with Suparnaa)

“Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.”

Suparnaa an author, artiste & an entrepreneur, just as curious about the startup world as she is about leadership traits and the dots in between. For over 17 years she experimented with different mediums including Radio, TV, Print, Events and now the World Wide Web. She also founded an initiative to promote Gender Equity named that is partnered with, Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg’s brainchild.

Today with her startup “#LikeaBoss Simply with Suparnaa” she is sharing stories of startup founders & leaders alike.

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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 28 (Let’s Barter)

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.


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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 26 (Qrius)

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



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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 25 (Neeraj Gupta)

We bring to you Neeraj Gupta, Founder & CEO at FormulateIP based in India and USA.  Applying his business and technical background, Neeraj assists clients in protecting and expanding their domestic and international knowledge-based businesses using IP protection, licensing and strategic planning. Neeraj is also a co-founder at Excubator which provides guidance and support needed to entrepreneurs for building a successful entrepreneurial practice. We had a brief interview with him, here are the insights of the conversation.

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E-Cell: What does the term Entrepreneurship means?

Neeraj Gupta: Entrepreneurship is all about taking risk and creating value for a business. Every single business has two outputs,

(a) The impact you create; as in, the value the product/idea adds to the ecosystem, and

(b) The monetary value that the business generates.

A sustainable business is a one that creates an impact while generating substantial monetary value, so, in a nutshell, entrepreneurship is all about taking risk and creating value.
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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 24 (8minutes)

It’s time for the human race to enter the solar world and take the nation forward through technologically innovative solutions which will improve the quality of lives of many people. This Startup Sunday “let’s think solar” and take a step towards spreading awareness regarding solar power.

8Minutes is the brainchild of three dynamic personalities- Arjun SriHari, Dev Arora and Anuj Gupta. It is a revolutionary startup aimed to transform the energy sector by generating electricity through solar energy.


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Startup Sunday Season 2 Episode 23 (Sonia Swaroop Choksi)

An entrepreneur is not the one who owns a business, but someone who make things happen. This Sunday Entrepreneurship Cell brings to you the story of Sonia Swaroop Choksi, a dynamic and versatile personality, and her take on Entrepreneurship.

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