Category: Business Ideas

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8 Steps To Start An Online Business

2016 is the year of E-commerce in India. This is the year when Indians flocked to E-commerce portals like Flipkart and to purchase products at steep discounts. It has now become quite fashionable to be a part of the startup crowd. Many employees now day dream about quitting their jobs and turning into entrepreneurs. […]


10 Ideas To Start A Business In India

The Indian Economy is the fastest growing in the world. It is expected to grow at the rate of 7.5% this fiscal and could cross 8% in 2016-17. The expansion of the services sector is expected to be the main impetus driving economic growth in India. This rapid economic growth has entrepreneurs scrambling for new […]

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5 Online Business Ideas for Indians

India’s Internet user base has hit more than 400 million users. Out of this more than 200 million access the Internet through mobile phones and apps. All this means that entrepreneurs can make money by selling goods through e-commerce portals and mobile applications. Selling products on mobile phones is much easier than on a laptop […]

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5 Small Business Ideas Delhi

There are many small business ideas in India which are successful. A successful idea in one city can be replicated in another city like Delhi because the Indian population is quite large and homogeneous. There are many successful business ideas doing the rounds on the Internet, which do not require any investment. Starting some businesses […]

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New business ideas and service innovation – Oct 2011

Given below is a list of new business services and innovative ideas that we came across over the past few weeks. Roadless transportation network to help the world’s remote poor connect with global markets. Conceived by an international team of business, design and engineering experts at California-based Singularity University, Matternet was born out of a […]

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Johnson & Johnson want’s your ideas !

If you have a break through patented (or patent pending) idea that could make an impact on Johnson & Johnson’s Consumer business, then you could stand to make a fortune ! Johnson & Johnson is inviting submissions from all over the world at their website : Following submission, your idea will be screened for […]

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Your business idea could win US$ 50,000 ! Apply today

Do you have a innovative idea that will help with water flooding problems ? If you do then  you stand a chance of winning upto $50,000 (Rs 24 Lakhs) in seed capital for your business. The 2012 Water Challenge is looking for innovative entrepreneurs.A special area of focus this year are business ideas that address […]

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Milaap chosen as finalist in Ideas Inc Business Challenge

Milaap an online peer to peer lending platform which helps source capital for India’s poor has been selected as a finalist in the Ideas Inc Business Challenge conducted by the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. The Business Challenge is open to everyone below the age of 26, it brings the advantage and availability of institutional […]

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India’s Most Innovative Companies – News Digest

India’s Most Innovative Companies VNL makes a solar powered global satellite mobile (GSM) and broadband system that helps operators reach them profitably. The GSM is cheap, green and efficient. In six hours, the equipment can be assembled onto a home rooftop with no tech expertise required and provide service to 2,000 users within a two-mile […]


HT Media acquires 23% stake in SchoolOnWeb

HT Media’s Internet business Firefly eVentures (under which are jobs classifieds site and social networking portal has bought a 23% stake in School On Web Pvt Ltd for Rs. 25 million, according to its annual report. No additional details were available in the report. School Onweb is awebsite design software package for educational institutions. It has […]


Rural Matrimony goes online – Srei Sahaj ties up with Bharat Matrimony

Srei Sahaj e-Village Limited, a subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited, has partnered with Bharat Matrimony, India’s leading matrimony solutions provider, to announce the launch of online matrimonial services for the rural population of India through the 28,000 Common Service Centres (CSCs) that Sahaj is setting up in the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, […]


An LED Lamp that fits into your bulb socket

Today I happened to come across LiteOn’s ( upcoming LED “mobile lamp” in a news article. As most LED light bulbs, the “mobile lamp” is compatible with traditional incandescent light bulb sockets, but what sets it apart from similar products is its internal battery, which can keep the light powered for up to two hours in […]


Jagran Prakashan launches online health portal –

Jagaran Prakashan Ltd the owner of Dainik Jagran Hindi language daily newspaper which is 3rd in India and 17th worldwide in circulation has launched a health portal titled. OnlyMyHealth  is an online web portal dedicated towards highlighting and providing information about  health & lifestyle related matters. This portal has been launched by MMI Online, the […]


Indian Eco friendly study lamp bags global design award

India’s first eco-friendly rechargeable study lamp, BPL StudyLiteTM has won the coveted 2010 international red dot award for product design from Design Zentrum, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany. BPL StudyLiteTM was chosen from 4,252 entries across a field of around 1,635 companies from 57 countries across the world. BPL StudyLiteTM is the only Indian product to win […]


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. 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 […]


The Future of Credit Card Payment is Square

Last month Jack Dorsey the creator of Twitter unveiled his new device and service to make bulky and expensive credit card swiping machines – History. The Solution goes by the name Square and is being funded by Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures fame.(Editors Note – Vinod Khosla is also an investor in SKS Microfinance and Grama […]


A technology to harness wind pressure from Trains

NAGPUR: A city-based entrepreneur claims to have developed a technology to harness wind pressure generated by a moving train and convert it into electricity. Santosh Pradhan, who has even obtained 22 national and international patents for the concept, is sure that his eco-friendly way of generating power was the answer to country’s electricity crisis and […]


Innovative and New Business Ideas from India and the Globe – Volume 1 – October 2009

PhokatCopy – Get Photocopies of notes and books for free – Phokat copy is a pro student initiative that provides free photocopies subsidized by advertising on the back page. Shoe Dazzle – Users of Los Angeles-based ShoeDazzle begin by taking a fashion survey, the results of which are used to guide the company’s […]

From Carpentry to Couriers: India's Rural Job Portals Are Taking Off

A few years ago, a job portal for rural India would have been unthinkable. Internet penetration was extremely low – even today, there are only 12.8 million Internet subscribers among the country’s 1.2 billion people, according to the Internet Service Providers Association of India. What’s more, a study by market research firm IMRB International found […]


The Brick – Being reinvented at Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley sees a profitable future in the humble brick thanks to a low-energy production process that illustrates the greening of the U.S. technology capital. Brick maker Calstar Products is heavy on PhDs and backed by venture capitalists whose vision is to create buildings less expensively and in a way that saves energy. “We think […]

Are you ready for the future ?

Did you Know ? The mobile device will be the world’s primary device for connecting to the Internet in 2020. That Nokia manufactures 13 cell phones every second and Dell earned US$ 3 Million via twitter posts. or that 90% of  the 200 billion emails sent everyday are spam ? This completely new video includes facts and […]


Business Ideas – Washing Machine without water

Environment: A washing machine uses thousands of nylon beads, and just a cup of water, to provide a greener way to do the laundry SYNTHETIC fibres tend to make low quality clothing. But one of the properties that makes nylon a poor choice of fabric for a shirt, namely its ability to attract and retain […]


Indian entrepreneurs are jiving to a new beat

No one would debate that India is a land of entrepreneurs. From the globally renowned captains of industry like the Ambanis and Tatas, pharmaceutical giants such as the Reddys and well-known IT pioneers like Narayana Murthy and Azim Premji to the millions of men, women and children who are entrepreneurs out of necessity, using their imagination […]