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Weekly podcast from YourStory: Record and Remember, an oral history project devoted to the recording and preservation of the life stories of Utahns today. This podcast shares segments of life stories recorded by YourStory. Complete interviews can be heard on the YourStory website: www.yourstory.utah.edu.
 
In this podcast, guests open up about less visible parts of their journeys -- about their deepest insecurities, and how they dealt with criticism, managed self-doubt, and emerged with a greater understanding of themselves and their unique strengths. Although these aspects don't get a lot of press, they tend to be defining entries in the personal journals of most people. The hope is that these untold stories of inner struggles from 'successful' individuals will provide interesting takeaways f ...
 
#BuildforScale is a joint initiative by YourStory and Oracle with focus on discovering and facilitating ways to build solid foundations for exponential growth at fast growing companies on their way to becoming large businesses. In the first of a series of three podcasts, Shradha Sharma and Oracle's Madhukar Uniyal discuss how organisations must evolve cultures and platforms for success at scale. Shradha Sharma is Founder & CEO, YourStory Madhukar Uniyal is Master Principal Consultant, Oracle ...
 
Inspiring women over 50 who have daughters often say it is their daughters who inspire them! Each ‘SheroesUnlimited – Mother & Daughter Podcast’ we chat to Mothers & Daughters to discover their lives together and along with the ‘highs & lows’ of their relationship -(always a fun reaction when Jaynie asks those probing questions haha!) PLUS find out who ‘inspires’ who! Join the conversation and SUBSCRIBE, Comment and SHARE with others! Are you a Woman over 50 who has a story to tell about you ...
 
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Adding fun to a ‘White’ industry. Today I speak to Sulay Lavsi, the founder of Bummer, whose mission is to disrupt the millennial-focused underwear market. In this episode he talks about his amazing journey from not being taken seriously in the early days to his dramatic appearance on Shark Tank India. He shares brand building strategies and talks …
 
Hello everyone, Thank you for downloading the last episode 2021. After 5 years of interviewing amazing Indian Entrepreneurs I am thinking about investing in a few Indian startups in 2022! if you are building something exciting and need some seed funding to get your startup off the ground please contact me. Today you will hear some of the best guest…
 
It's heartening to see a significant number of young adults exploring social entrepreneurship, or taking up impactful roles in organizations committed to inclusion and sustainability. But what does it really take to succeed in such a role? My guest today is one of India's foremost social entrepreneurs. She runs a foundation and a company that enabl…
 
Today you will hear some of the best guests I have spoken to over the past 12 months. You will hear from Raghav Gupta, the co-founder of Nymble labs. (2.57) His team has built a personal cooking assistant called Julia, so we talk about his appearance on TV. He talks about how they have developed the robot since we last spoke, talks about raising fi…
 
India’s fintech adoption is booming. So today my guest is Ankur Joshi CEO & Co-founder of Nuclei,a bootstrapped software enterprise startup that helps banks improve digital banking services by integrating its API platform to increase customer engagement through merchant marketplace and wealth management services. He talks about how he got this off …
 
The wearable devices market in India is expected to reach a sales volume of 16.22 million units by 2024. So today I speak to Anmol Saxena, the CEO & founder of Ashva Weartech. They develop wearable solutions for chronic knee pain & spine. So in this episode she talks about her own battles with knee pain that inspired to build a prototype at a hacka…
 
Few people understand the dreams, aspirations, and frustrations of the Indian consumer better than my guest today. He's a columnist media critic and bestselling author. His popular weekly column, "City City Bang Bang" published in the Times of India, is an amazing mirror into the thinking of the middle-class Indian consumer. If you have not read it…
 
Building bionic arms for people with disabilities! Today I speak to Rishi Krishan, the CEO & Co-Founder of Symbionic. Symbionic is an affordable, assistive technology startup that makes smart prosthetic devices. It all started due to a freak bus accident which led to him losing his arm. So in this episode he talks about the huge challenges building…
 
Many of us believe strongly in what's right. Yet we struggle to speak up when needed. It can be standing up to a nasty coworker, having a difficult conversation with a loved one, or a broader spectrum of issues involving discrimination or injustice. While our inner voices rise up in protest, we often remain mute spectators as we succumb to lack of …
 
What does it take to start a business and succeed as an entrepreneur? Building a successful company is a lot about the idea, the market, timing. But also about being able to sell, attract a great team, and most importantly, have the grit to handle inevitable adversity that comes along the way. The typical imagery that comes to mind these days is a …
 
We all make many career moves. We change jobs because we don't like our bosses. We change to new roles, hoping for a better career path. We even switch to startups, as we read about unicorn riches. We do all of this because we believe these changes are part of the progress we envisioned for ourselves. But how much of this change is actually because…
 
How does a woman from small town India break through and become one of the most recognised faces in the Indian start-up ecosystem? Listen to Shradha talk about her personal story - dealing with insecurities, learning to trust herself, and finding her own formula for success About Shradha Sharma She is the founder and CEO of YourStory, a digital-med…
 
Everyone knows Harsha Bhogle as the voice of Indian cricket. It’s hard to imagine someone like him with his megawatt smile and confidence, to have challenges with low self esteem. How did he overcome that? Listen to the episode as Harsha reflects on his life, his journey in finding his calling, dealing with adversity, and making it in broadcasting.…
 
In this highlight from The Inner Reel podcast Shradha Sharma, the founder of YourStory talks about her challenges as a small town girl who had big dreams. She also talks about how it was to be laughed at and judged while she continued to build a company that she believed in. Subscribe by Email Click here and subscribe to the show with your email. Y…
 
In this highlight from The Inner Reel podcast, Harsha Bhogle the world class sports broadcaster, talks about luck, fear and why he’s proud of his school that he attended all seven days a week. Subscribe by Email Click here and subscribe to the show with your email. You will receive every new episode in your inbox every week. As a bonus, you also ge…
 
Ganesh Shankar is back! He came on the show in October 2017 (EP68) & he is celebrating 10 years as an entrepreneur! Ganesh is the co-founder & CEO of FluxGen FluxGen is on a mission to help industries become water positive, and aims to help save 1 billion litres of water everyday using his product AquaGen, a smart real-time water flow and level mon…
 
Nivedha is back on the show! I spoke to her back in December 2017 (Ep 72). She is the Co-founder of TrashCon. They have created a machine that helps solve India's huge waste management problem by converting mixed waste into Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable Waste. They started with one tiny machine doing 100kg/day to now doing 200,000 kgs/day! La…
 
Logistics is the hottest industry to be in right now , according to my guest Mudasar Mohamed, Co-Founder & COO of Ezyhaul. Ezyhaul is a logistics tech startup based in India and South East Asia. They are on a mission to transform transportation logistics by building an ecosystem around shippers, truckers, government agencies, and third party servic…
 
If everything is going digital why not theatre? Today I speak to Shreyas Talpade, actor , director , producer and now he is entering the exciting world of entrepreneurship building India's first ever streaming platform dedicated to Theatre and Performing Arts called Nine Rasa. This platform gives you access to several hours of plays, skits, story-t…
 
Making it easier and cheaper for e-rickshaw drivers to earn a livelihood. Today my guest is Varun Goenka, CEO & Co-Founder of ChargeUp. Charge-up offers the simple solution of Battery as a Service (BAAS) to a growing community of 2.4 million E-Rickshaws. The company enables the e-rickshaw drivers to join the service without any upfront costs. By su…
 
In a conversation with Shradha Sharma, Founder and CEO of YourStory, Amitabh Chaudhry, CEO of Axis Bank, talks about leadership during COVID-19, business disruption, and how businesses can survive this pandemic. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/video/shradha-sharma-amitabh-chaudhry/amp Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/yourst…
 
Every year 300,000 wheelchairs are sold in india. 95% of all wheelchairs are one -size fits all. Imagine wearing shoes and everyone has to wear size 14 shoes! So today my guest is Swostik Dash, CEO & Co-Founder of Neomotion. This Chennai-based startup has developed a personalised wheelchair, and a battery-powered clip-on device that converts the wh…
 
In a world where people are constantly trying to change you, it takes courage to remain true to who you are. Nothing summarises Vidya Balan's journey as an actor than this E E Cummings quote. Listen to her fantastic story as she talks to YourStory's Shradha Sharma in this conversation that will leave you inspired. Read more at: https://yourstory.co…
 
Bejul Somaia, Managing Director, Lightspeed Venture Partners, is known for making bold bets, investing early, and devoting his time to nurturing and coaching his entrepreneurs. In a conversation with YourStory Founder Shradha Sharma, Bejul talks investment strategies, founder-investor-fit, and more. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/2020/09/light…
 
Indore-based Kimirica Hunter now manufactures hotel toiletries and amenities for a range of premium hotels such as Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, Jumeirah, Hyatt, Sofitel, Pullman, and an array of independent luxury hotels. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/smbstory/hotel-travel-kimirica-hunter-marriott Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: www.faceb…
 
Two-time Silver medalist, para-athlete Divij Shah lives by the maxim that fear is the greatest disability of all. 'Daar ke aage jeet hai' Some injuries heal faster if you move forward. This is not just a simple motivational line, but a powerful statement that Divij Shah lives by. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/2018/03/divij-shah-silver-medal-p…
 
A spinal injury may have confined her to a wheelchair, but Nisha Gupta didn't let that stop her. Now an international basketball player, she dreams of being a model when not on the basketball court. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/2021/02/monday-motivation-wheelchair-basketball-woman-nisha-gupta Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: www.facebook…
 
On this episode of YS Exclusive: Leadership Talk, Vinita Bali, Independent Director and Former MD of Britannia Industries talks about why empathy is an important element of leadership, how focusing on the customer and their needs should be at the forefront to build a great business and much more. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/video/leadership…
 
In 2019, the Sarin brothers — Shaan, Rahul, and Aakash — took up a three-storey building in Punjabi Bagh, Delhi, and launched three restaurants — one on each floor. The three restaurants, which share a kitchen, are named TEO Lounge and Bar, The Dineroom, and Cartoony Planet. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/smbstory/delhi-restaurant-dineroom-teo…
 
Logistics startup Rivigo changed the way trucks ply across India with its relay model. The company, India’s latest unicorn, now has 3,000 customers across 20 sectors, and aims to expand its footprint. Rivigo was set up in 2014 by former Mckinsey consultants Deepak Garg (37) and Gazal (33) with the idea of creating a relay truck model, where no driv…
 
Wasif Mohd started Fresh Up Mattresses in 2016 to differentiate from the competition and capture the unorganised sector. In four years, Fresh Up has emerged as a fast-growing mattress brand in North India with over 250 employees. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/smbstory/mattress-brand-fresh-up-noida Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: www.face…
 
Justin Waldron co-founded gaming company Zynga with Mark Pincus when he was 19. Today, he is an investor in over 50 companies across the globe, and has also founded another gaming startup - Playco. Justin talks about his Zynga journey, investing in startups, and founding Playco. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/2021/03/zynga-startup-investor-ser…
 
Michelin star chef, restaurateur, cookbook writer, filmmaker, and humanitarian Vikas Khanna talks to Shradha Sharma, Founder and CEO of YourStory, about his FeedIndia Mission, mental health, and much more. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/video/vikash-khanna-feedindia/amp Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/yourstorycom Instagr…
 
Boxer Manju Rani shares how she broke the glass ceiling in a Haryana village, and overcame economic hardships to become successful. This is a story of grit, determination, and how belief can take you to great heights. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/socialstory/2020/04/manju-rani-young-boxer-india Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: www.facebo…
 
Laminar is a platform as a service that lets a content company or a creator launch a global streaming service, by providing end-to-end solutions. Raheel Khursheed was Snapchat’s first employee in India, hired to lead the Santa Monica-based disappearing messaging application’s operations in the country. But six months into the gig, bitten by the ent…
 
Founded in 2015, Ultraviolette is a Bengaluru-based electric vehicle company, which is building an ‘aspirational’ superbike for the Indian market. In India, entrepreneurs Narayan Subramaniam and Niraj Rajamohan realised that the next decade would see a rising need for electric vehicles. However, they wanted to find a niche in this sector, and make …
 
Cryptocurrency is a trillion dollar industry & with a billion people in India the potential is huge! So today my guest Edul Patel CEO of Mudrex. A Y-Combinator startup building an algorithmic trading platform for cryptocurrency. They help crypto traders create, test and deploy their trading rules into automated trading algorithms without writing co…
 
With no revenue to rent an office, Piyush Somani started a small web hosting support business in a kindergarten centre in Nashik, where his team worked after the kids had left. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/smbstory/entrepreneur-kindergarten-centre-inspiration-esds-software-company Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/yoursto…
 
In this story, we feature Lalitesh Katragadda, the man who built Google Map Maker and Google Maps for India. Currently, as the founder of Indihood, the serial entrepreneur is building tech to create impact at scale. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/2020/03/techie-tuesday-lalitesh-katragadda-google-maps-india Follow us on Social Media: Facebook: …
 
[Product roadmap] The role tech played in the journey of Bharat-focused social media startup ShareChat. In this week’s Product Roadmap we feature ShareChat, one of India’s newest unicorns. Here’s the story of how technology helped the Bharat-focused social media content platform build a 280-million user community along with video platform Moj. Read…
 
How Twitter plans to fight abuse and hate on its platform. According to Twitter India Managing Director (MD), Manish Maheswari, the company has been proactively taking action against abusive behaviour in a ‘predictive way’ rather than just a ‘reactive way’. Manish tells YourStory Founder and CEO Shradha Sharma that in this endeavour, the company ha…
 
Get the latest update on everything interesting happening in and around the startup world for the day, along with an insightful discussion with Pulkit Khurana, Co-Founder, Battery Smart on this episode of #DailyDispatch by YourStory Read more at: https://yourstory.com/video/daily-dispatch-yourstory-friday-16th-april-2021/amp Facebook: www.facebook.…
 
Popular YouTuber and content creator Saloni Srivastava started HustlePost Academy to cater to a growing number of people who wanted to use social media platforms to start a business. The Academy offers 13 courses with live interactive sessions. Three years after Saloni Srivastava became a successful YouTuber with an interesting blend of tips and tr…
 
Here is everything interesting happening in and around the startup world for the day along with an insightful Unboxing session on this episode of #DailyDispatch by YourStory. Read more at : https://yourstory.com/video/daily-dispatch-yourstory-thursday-15th-april-20/amp Facebook: www.facebook.com/yourstorycom Instagram: www.instagram.com/yourstory_c…
 
Haris Ali, a Bengaluru-based animal rescuer and entrepreneur, started Sarvoham Welfare Trust to rescue and rehabilitate injured dogs from across the city. As a 12-year-old, Haris Ali loved taking care of a little family of dogs near his home – a mother with a litter of three puppies. With his daily pocket money of Rs 2, Haris would buy a small pack…
 
From the latest acquisitions to fundraisers, here are the latest updates from the startup ecosystem along with an interesting discussion with Greg Moran, CEO and Co-Founder of ZoomCar on this episode of #DailyDispatch by YourStory. Read more at: https://yourstory.com/video/daily-dispatch-yourstory-wednesday-14th-april-2/amp Facebook: www.facebook.c…
 
Growing up in Dehradun, Eltropy Co-founder, Ashish Garg, dreamt of going to the US, working with computers and having his own startup; all of which he realised. This is his story. he tells YourStory over a Zoom call, from his residence on a hilltop in San Jose, California, where he has his own tech startup called Eltropy today. Read more at: https:…
 
Get the latest update on everything interesting happening in and around the startup world for the day, along with an insightful discussion with JC Chaudhry, CMD, Aakash Educational Services on this episode of #DailyDispatch by YourStory Read more at: https://yourstory.com/video/daily-dispatch-yourstory-tuesday-13th-april-2021/amp Facebook: www.face…
 
One of Google’s early employees, Mohit was a part of the team that built the Google File System, which the tech giant still relies on for storing data and access. He is also referred to as the Father of Hyperconvergence, the main technology of his product at his first startup, Nutanix, a listed cloud computing company with a valuation of over $5 bi…
 
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