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 1 Episode 7 (SELCO)

“Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry. ” – Bill Drayton

selco_logoDr. Harish Hande, while doing his PhD on Sustainable energy at the University of Massachusetts, conceptualized this very idea of revolutionizing the Energy industry by the use of solar power. He along with Mr. Neville Williams, president of SELF (Solar Electric Light Fund) founded SELCO (Solar Electric Light Company India) in 1995. Based out of Bangalore, Karnataka, the sole purpose of SELCO is to counteract the three widely held beliefs namely: poor people cannot afford sustainable technologies, poor people cannot maintain sustainable technologies and Social ventures cannot be run as commercial entities. Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 7 (SELCO)”

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