May 21, 2020
Ask about life from a mountaineer and he will give you every reason, with examples, to treasure it and live it to the fullest against every great hurdle. And when the mountaineer is one who has lived through asthmatic history, you know that no weakness can be big enough in front of a passion that... Read More
May 14, 2020
  Many of us have utilized the lockdown to revive lost hobbies and hone skills. But, only a few must have thought of leveraging the situation to turn skills into business ventures. Tusharika Gogoi, a resident of Demow in the Sivasagar district of Assam, was hit by an idea when her friends complimented the culinary... Read More
May 11, 2020
COVID-19 has wreaked a nightmare in the startup world. It has been a one-off situation for startups where supply chain has been disrupted while the demand has remained comparatively unaffected barring a few sectors. While experts have been vouching for business pivoting to sail through the crisis, there are a number of unique challenges that... Read More
May 11, 2020
While the startup world goes through testing times due to the COVID-19 outbreak, they haven’t compromised on their spirit to innovate solutions and make a difference. One such startup from a remote area of Assam has chosen to detangle a problem that especially makes more sense at this hour of crisis. Aranyak Valley, a startup... Read More
May 11, 2020
From roadside barbers to beer shampoos, men’s grooming industry is the talk of the town. For decades, men’s grooming was confined to using an aftershave lotion and hair gel, but now there has been a paradigm shift to using face washes and even hair masks, extensively designed for men. Today, twinkle-toed men’s grooming startup’s can... Read More
May 11, 2020
The Covid-19 outbreak hasn’t only wreaked havoc on people’s health, but has also muffled businesses and negatively impacted the economy. In India, as much as around the world, the protracting days of lockdown are bringing about major revenue losses and severe disruptions for the economy. While businesses across sectors are mired from carrying out their... Read More
February 24, 2020
4 years back when Jigyan Deep Kalita founded under Stackcell Technologies, he didn’t have a business blueprint in hand. It’s a non-profit website without a revenue model, connecting property owners to the tenants. The plan was to create a database around which a concrete business model could be worked upon. The quirky data gathering... Read More
January 30, 2020
  A photograph recently made rounds on social media of a few kids carving out a carrom board in mud and playing to the heart’s content. Cut to the usual scene in households, the child aggressively holds out against the parents who refuse to buy them a board game. This isn’t confined to the kids... Read More
December 31, 2019
Every time Earth finishes a lap of 940 million kilometres, people greet each other to celebrate it. They create a long list of resolutions to enjoy the next lap peacefully. Some resolve to stay fit, some want to grow in wisdom and intellect, while others wish to find peace. And then there are people with... Read More
November 09, 2019
Despite the onslaught of machine-made textiles, India’s timeless legacy of handlooms has stood strong against the test of time. According to the 2011-12 report by the Ministry of Textiles, over 43 lakh people in the country are engaged in weaving and allied industries. Handlooms worth US$ 355.91 million were exported in 2017-18. While retail giants... Read More