Category Archives: Early stage

Hyperlocals, Aggregators: Developing the Ecosystem

Aggregator models and hyperlocal delivery, in theory, have some significant advantages over existing business models. Unlike an inventory-based model, aggregation is asset-light, allowing rapid building of critical mass. A start-up can tap into existing infrastructure, as a bridge between existing … Continue reading

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Social Investing in India: Landscape study & Investor perspective

India has a rich culture and ecosystem of social enterprises, non-profits and many other social purpose organisations that serve the needs of many segments of society within a vast landscape. However, for a foreign investor looking for impact investing or … Continue reading

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The Franchise “Space Programme”

(Published in ETRetail.com on 6 December 2013) Franchising isn’t rocket science, but advanced space programmes offer at least one parallel which we can learn from – the staging of objectives and planning accordingly. A franchise development programme can be staged … Continue reading

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Multichannel for Multifold Growth – Panel Discussion at the Delhi Retail Summit 2013

Organised by the Retailers Association of India the Delhi Retail Summit this year (10 May 2013) focussed on multi-fold growth for retailers utilising multiple channels to the consumer, with panel discussions and presentations by industry leaders who shared their experiences … Continue reading

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Seed a million

We are passionate about turning entrepreneurs into winners and we believe that the environment and market in India is just right for this to happen. India’s economy is transforming and demonstrating sustained growth, even as countries around the world are … Continue reading

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