Recognization

Awards and recognizations

Introducing Marico chairman, Harsh Mariwala : EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020
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Introducing Marico chairman, Harsh Mariwala : EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020

Marico chairman Harsh C. Mariwala was named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 .Mariwala took over the family business in 1971, the year the company’s turnover was ₹50 lakh. He set up Marico in 1990 and it has grown exponentially since. Marico, which owns brands such as Parachute and Saffola, is one of the largest and most recognisable FMCG companies in the country.  Mariwala is a visionary who has built a values-driven global organization and made a spectacular contribution to society in driving an innovation culture. Much ahead of the times, he disrupted the market and his own business with products and services which are household names today, having stood the test of time for over three decades. The key driving force for India’s rise will be our entrepreneurs, who are in...
Introducing Incubator of the week Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati: Aims to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives
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Introducing Incubator of the week Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati: Aims to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives

An incubator is a collaborative program for startups usually physically located in one central workspace and designed to help them succeed by providing workspace, seed funding, mentoring and training. Earlypad believes in supporting early stage entrepreneurs to connect with incubators who help in business growth and conversion of new ideas into business opportunities. Incubator of the Week Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, the sixth member of the IIT fraternity, was established in 1994. At present the Institute has eleven departments and five inter-disciplinary academic centres covering all the major engineering, science and humanities disciplines, offering BTech, BDes, MA, MDes, MTech, MSc and PhD programmes. ...
Earlypad Introduces Indian Startup of the Week: Puja Services
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Startup of the Week: Puja Services

The Vedic rituals are an integral part of Indian’s ancient culture. For ages, we have had temples full of rituals and yagyas performed by the priests. In this age of Technology, the present and upcoming generations are moving away from their cultural roots. With westernization taking over the culture, the age-old traditions are becoming extinct. To address these problems, a Hyderabad-based startup Puja services is ensuring that the Origins, History, Culture of Hinduism are not forgotten.  About Puja Services Puja Services is the most preferred Digital Platform for all Hindu Devotional needs and Spiritual services. Puja Services has been established to connect the current and future generations to Hinduism digitally. Vision Their vision is to bring "Inspiration and D...
Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl
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Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl

Funders Gallery We believe ideas are worthless until you get then out of your head and see what they do and it it is a base when it comes to business as a whole. Whether its an initial period or an expansion phase for a business, it requires funding in its journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investor profile in our Funders Gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? Kunal is the co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal Private Limited, India's largest no-frills, value focused marketplace. Previously, he has also worked at companies such as Deloitte Consulting and Microsoft in the US. Kunal is an engineer from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a business degree from The Wharton School. He loves backpacking through ...
Introducing Incubator TBI@ Kongu Engineering College: Aims to foster Innovation in Entrepreneurship
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Introducing Incubator TBI@ Kongu Engineering College: Aims to foster Innovation in Entrepreneurship

There are thousands of organisations across the world which areusing a variety of methods to provide an environment which reduce the costs and overcome barriers to launching and growing enterprises. Incubation happens in accelerator programmes, social venture academies, competitions, through the work of early stage investors and through various learning programmes. Earlypad believes in supporting early stage entrepreneurs to connect with incubators who help in growth of young business and conversion of new business ideas into business opportunities. Incubator of the week Technology Business Incubator@Kongu Engineering College,Perundurai,Tamil Nadu TBI@KEC is Technology Business Incubator @ Kongu Engineering College which was established in the year 2003 by KEC in the cam...
Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor: Dr Apoorva Ranjan Sharma
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Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor: Dr Apoorva Ranjan Sharma

Funders Gallery We believe an idea is a base of a pyramid when it comes to business as a whole.Whether its an initial period or an expansion phase for a business, it requires funding in its journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investor profile in our Funders Gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? Dr. Apoorv Sharma is the cofounder & President of Venture Catalysts - Asia’s first integrated incubator and has been rated No. 1 Early Stage Investor in 2017 by leading national media. He is also Board Member at TiE Mumbai and one of the founding fathers of startup ecosystem in India. He has created over dozen incubators & accelerators, incubation funds and family office funds i.e. VentureNursery, Amity Inn...
Jio partners with Google to create android based Operating System
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Jio partners with Google to create android based Operating System

Google’s investment in Jio is a great sign for the Indian digital growth. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Wednesday announced that its telecommunications arm, Jio is partnering with Google to develop an Android-based operating system that will feature in entry-level smartphones. This is a rare instance where two competitors Google and Facebook have co-invested. Jio has already brought massive growth to India's digital explosion by expanding internet access all over. With a partnership with Google to develop entry-level 5G-enabled smartphones, Jio is going to bring rapid digitization to the 350M feature phone users in India. This will significantly expand India’s digital economy once again, and boost up the Indian startup & venture...
Founders Recharge Station: Important Lessons From Sundar Pichai
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Founders Recharge Station: Important Lessons From Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai, the Chief Executive Officer of Google, was born and bought up in a middle class family in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He spent most of his childhood living in a modest two bedroom apartment with his parents and grew up living a restricted life. Pichai earned his degree from IIT Kharagpur in Mettalurgical Engineering. After completing his education from IIT Kharagpur and Stanford University, Pichai took the biggest leap of his life by joining Google in 2004 where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google's client software products, including Google Chrome and Chrome OS. He was also largely responsible for  Google Drive. In addition, he went on to oversee the development of other applications such as Gmail and&...
Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the week: Bolo Indya
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the week: Bolo Indya

Freedom is the golden promise of entrepreneurship. You can find freedom in starting your own business and certainly learn from how startups run in India. Earlypad has come up with another such interesting startup story about Bolo Indya which is preparing to help creators monetise their videos and betting high on transforming their social capital into financial independence.  About Startup Bolo Indya Bolo Indya is a short knowledge videos sharing platform in vernacular language. This Gurugram-based regional language short-video platform Bolo Indya claims to focus on content commerce for services unlike other short-video apps, which are being used for content commerce for brands. Vision and Mission Its main vision is to empower billion Indians to emerge as s...
Think and Learn, Byju’s parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr
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Think and Learn, Byju’s parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr

BYJU'S parent has made a $300 Mn all cash offer for WhiteHat Jr and is looking to spend $150 Mn for Doubtnut a week after raising funding  from Silicon Valley investor Mary Meeker’s Bond. Byju’s is reportedly in advanced negotiations to acquire Doubtnut, a two-year-old learning app, for as much as $150 million as an all-cash transaction. BYJU'S is currently leading the edtech market with 57 Mn users. Byju's was founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and Byju Raveendran, offering a learning app, which was launched in 2015 and has learning programmes for students in classes IV-XII along with courses to help students prepare for competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, IAS, GRE, and GMAT. It has raised a total of $1.5B in funding over 15 rounds. Their l...