Business Ideas

Innovative New Business Ideas and Public Services from India and Abroad – Volume 2 – March 2010

Given below are some innovative web related products and services that have been launched recently.

One billion minds

One Billion Minds - Solve Problems make money

Solve Real World Problems – Win Money and Prizes

One Billion Minds challenges student and alumni crowds from universities worldwide to come up with innovative solutions to real-world problems. Challenges range from designing a USD 1 teaching aid for the education of children to developing an innovative solution for the garbage disposal problem in Kolkata. Prizes from the participating corporations include cash, professional recognition, and opportunities to interview for full-time or internship positions. Members can compete as individuals or teams.

Website – http://www.onebillionminds.com


Jade Magnet - Crowdsource your organisations media requirements

Crowdsource your organisations media requirements

Jade Magnet help organisations get their logos,website design and brochure design done at competitive rates.Post your requirements and allow others to bid for your projects.

Website – http://www.jademagnet.com


Go Jiyo - Godrej Virtual World

Go Jiyo – Live in the Virtual World

Godrej, India’s leading business group, is going to launch a site similar to SecondLife.com. This site, GoJiyo.com, will be a virtual world focused on Indian users.Virtual world is still a new concept for Indian netizens and faces many problems like slow internet connections, localization etc.

Website – http://www.gojiyo.com


rural india travel portal

Rural India Travel Portal

Travel Portal with a focus on Rural India
MustSeeIndia.com is a portal that provides one stop solution for all travel related information about the rural parts of India. The portal has also has partnered with Rural Tourism Network Enterprise (RTNE) for hotel bookings in some of the most rural areas of the country. RTNE is backed by the IFMR Trust.

Website – http://www.mustseeindia.com/


bamboo in constuction india

Bamboo construction Company and Bamboo Products

Wonder Grass – Bamboo products and solutions for the construction industry

Wonder Grass is an entrepreneurial initiative that strives to bring bamboo based building system in the mainstream of construction-industry.The aim is to provide a complete ‘end-to-end’ solution to a consumer in ‘one-stop-shop’ format, making it an easy and enjoyable experience to build with bamboo.

Website – http://www.wondergrass.in/products.htm


rent books bangalore india

Rent a book and get delivered at your doorstep.

Just Books

Just Books On Demand (OD) is purely a transaction based service available on the internet. Anybody who registers on this website can become an od user and can place a request for a book online and get it home delivered.

The cost involved in getting a book issued online is as below
– Security Deposit: Rs. 500 per book (Refundable deposit)
– Reading Fee: Rs. 50 per book

The refundable deposit will be returned when the book/s is returned. The deposit can remain in the user’s account for future transactions.

Delivery and Pickup

The book/s will be home delivered within a certain time frame which depends on the availability of the book.

Website – http://justbooksclc.com


travel company for blind disabled

Travel Company with a focus on blind and disabled people

Travel Company for Blind and Disabled People

Traveleyes is a travel company with a difference. We provide holidays for both blind/visually impaired and sighted travellers, journeying together in a spirit of mutual independence.

Website – http://www.traveleyes-international.com/


Crowdsourcing for Tech and Mobile Companies

Grow VC is the firstglobal crowdfundingtool for web and mobilestartups. Launched earlier this month, Hong Kong-based Grow VC aims to bring the first truly transparent, global, community-based approach to early-stage funding. Focusing on startup funding needs ranging from USD 10,000 to USD 1 million, Grow VC collects membership fees from its participants and pools 75 percent of them into a community fund. That fund then gets invested into promising member startups.

Website – http://www.growvc.com


Small Farm Central - Web designing for farmers

Web designing services for Farms and Small Farmers

Small Farm Central’s  a US based web design company provides farms with a website, email addresses, a domain name, photo upload capability, page creation, template customisation and more through an easy-to-use control panel.

Additional features include phone support, mailing list handling, a blog service and image editing help. An optional e-commerce extension provides a shopping cart and order processing functionality right inside the farm’s site, while Small Farm Central’s Member Assembler component is a member management platform for community-supported farms.

Website – http://www.smallfarmcentral.com/


Do your toys want to go travelling ?

The Bizzare !

Travel Agency for pet toys

Czech Toy Traveling bills itself as “the first global travel agency for teddy bears and cuddly toys”, and it offers consumers with toys hankering to see the world a choice of several tour packages. The basic fare of EUR 90 ensures that a ted will communicate by email daily during his, her or its travels and then return home with photographs, a certificate and a gift.

The extended fare, priced at EUR 140, adds more photographs, an “aromatherapy service”, and an original travel box; while the premium fare of EUR 150 adds a photo album, a “massage” and an original shipment package. Toy Traveling serves only toys sized 80cm x 40cm x 40cm or smaller, and weighing no more than 3kg.

Website – http://www.sendyourdarling.com/toytraveling/

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