February 26, 2021
Hyperlocal service aggregator and Assam Startup incubatee, QuickGhy has collaborated with Assam Skill Development Mission to launch the mobile application, QG Daksha, on 24 February 2021 at the PWD Convention and Training Centre in Guwahati, in the gracious presence of the Honourable Minister for Industries & Commerce, Sri Chandra Mohan Patowary. QG Daksha is a... Read More
February 18, 2021
COVID-19 has been a blessing in disguise for entrepreneurs who look for opportunities during crises. While the lockdown did not deter the spirit of the COHORT 1.0 startup, Deskneed (Science2Home), there came a point when they were grasping at straws to sustain themselves. Being a tech-enabled facility management startup, whose revenue depends predominantly on B2B... Read More
February 15, 2021
Assam Startup – The Nest hosted “UDYAM” on 13 February to celebrate the 2-year journey and success of the initiative, in the gracious presence of the Honourable minister of Industries and Commerce, Sri Chandra Mohan Patowary. The event was attended by Dr. KK Dwivedi, IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce; Pabitra Ram Khaund, ACS, Secretary,... Read More
February 05, 2021
Among the myriad epiphanies and the changing lifestyle habits that the pandemic has unleashed over the last several months, mankind’s renewed enthusiasm for bicycling would, perhaps, sit right among the top 5 post-lockdown adaptations that all of us would want to see being trending for long. While the urban dwellers across the globe seem to... Read More
January 11, 2021
If they pay no heed to your call, walk on your own Walk alone, walk alone, walk alone, walk all alone   These lines by Rabindra Nath Tagore have been inspiring countless people whenever they felt deterred by isolation. Mandira Baruah’s story of trials and success fits the song like no one else as she... Read More
January 05, 2021
Much has been said and written about the perks of starting up. Yet, wise men would say it’s equally important to stay alert about the consequences if you don’t start up right. Here are eight common mistakes many first-time startup founders commit, avoiding which will surely help taste the much talked about sweet fruits of... Read More
November 17, 2020
A few years back, two young lads saw a dream to change the way Guwahatians experienced food. Back in 2016, while the city witnessed a surge in cafeterias and boutique food joints, it was still a task to dodge the humidity and traffic to reach these places for a satisfying gastronomical experience. Rahul Hazarika was... Read More
November 09, 2020
Smart work and smart technology are the emerging dictums for success in business. Given the agricultural dominion in India, smart farming is the way forward to push the agri sector to the next level. With the fast-evolving startup ecosystem in India, many young innovators are coming forward to address the typical challenges of the farmers... Read More
October 27, 2020
It’s always a task to frisk back to the groove after a frolicking vacation. Yet, there’s no way but to leave behind the sun-kissed days at the beach and crawl back to the reality of the workplace. I say ‘crawl’ and not ‘jump’ because the harder you try to pull your mind out of the... Read More
October 22, 2020
From the lanes of Kaziranga have emerged a resilient voice to protect the environment from the toxic effects of plastic bags through an innovative twist on the traditional loom. One might imagine fierce activists and seasoned leaders behind the voice. However, take a closer view and you will see ordinary-looking women traversing the lanes, rag... Read More