Siddharth Ladsariya
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Siddharth Ladsariya

Out-of-the-Box Ideas Mentoring and helping start-ups to reach the next level through his ingenious angles to traditional processes such as corporate governance, accountability, hiring key people, Siddharth has been making regular waves in the pool of startups. He conducts monthly reviews, tracks the company’s progress, connects the founders to relevant people and evaluates the company’s positioning and strategies from time to time. As a result, he is not only a favourite on the boards of various angel networks such as Mumbai Angels and Venture Catalyst, but is also popular among his team

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Varun Bagla
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Varun Bagla

Carrying the Forward With prior experience of working as a Property Consultant at JDL Strategies Queensland, Australia, Mr. Varun Bagla is now following the footprints of his father to make Saltee Group reach newer heights of success. Upbeat and buoyant about the growth of Saltee Group in the future, Mr. Varun Bagla plans to mark its presence by expanding the project portfolio – be it restaurants, lounges, banquets, guest suites or any other residential or commercial projects – by meeting the growing need of buyers across multiple cities, investing in streamlining processes to procure qua

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Kanika Agarwal
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Kanika Agarwal

Making Her Way to Glory Born and brought up in New Delhi, Kanika Agarwal has always dreamt of making it big ever since she was a kid, be it getting good grades, participating in extracurricular activities or having a deep desire to build a legacy. Her gusto for seizing opportunities has kept her going strong and this is manifested by her efforts to build an ecosystem of organizations that mirror the vibrant present and optimistic future of digital transformation and a better world. After quitting her well-paying job in Singapore, Kanika Agarwal charted out a new path for herself to create so

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Ravi Kumar
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Ravi Kumar

UNIQUE LEADERSHIP STYLE UpCurve Business Services Pvt. Ltd.’s first product udChalo has become the new and affordable way of traveling for our armed forces. This booking portal venture is a way to give back to the brave men of the armed forces and their families for their unwavering spirit of sacrifice and dedication to the nation. As children of the Defence Personnel, both Ravi and Varun were aware of the insider perspective of the problems which gave them a more focused approach following which they co-founded udChalo. A BORN ENTREPRENEUR After graduating from the Army Institute of Techno

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Tapasya Goel
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Tapasya Goel

Women have always come up with something spectacular whenever they have got an opportunity and Tapasya Goel is one of those names, who has brought a radical change in the agro-business development. Her achievements have become the path to success for this industry, and her contributions to HPM, as the Executive Director, are always cherished THIRST FOR EXCELLENCE As the Executive Director of HPM, Tapasya Goel has indeed proved the critics wrong. Ever since her childhood, she has been a hard worker. She was very attentive in her studies which helped her build a strong educational foundation. Fr

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Vivek Patni
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Vivek Patni

“The young & dynamic Vivek Patni, is one of the most powerful businessmen of India, as he manifests great zeal in leading his team of experts, & is always eager to get the results” MAN OF VIGOUR & PANACHE Having inherited the glorious business legacy from his blood relations, Vivek Patni has invariably demonstrated extraordinary passion and dedication to accomplish great ambitious plans to take his organization to fresh heights. With his far-seeing ability and an analytical bent of mind, he has enabled his organization to achieve remarkable success in a short span of time ENERG

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Vikas Panjabi
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Vikas Panjabi

“Having already established a niche market in the dessert category, Vikas used his entrepreneurship skills & created an effective marketing strategy to spread brand awareness” RIDING THE SUCCESS WAVE ON CHOCOLATE DESSERTS Starting his professional journey with a single outlet at Ahmedabad in 2007, the suave Co-founder and MD of The Chocolate Room India, Vikas Panjabi, has established over 260 chocolate cafes extending its footprints in 8 countries, over 20 states and over 60 cities and is aiming to grow twofold in the next 2 years TAPPING THE RIGHT NERVE Establishing the first chocolat

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Vicknesh R. Pillay
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Vicknesh R. Pillay

“His intention behind TNB Ventures was to build kickass start-ups & to be the companion of choice to both start-ups & corporates eyeing to innovate & build upon their entrepreneurial capacity” GIVING WINGS TO ASPIRING START-UPS Having proved himself as an entrepreneur realizing revenues of S$47 Million in 4 years of his previous venture and founding, managing and exiting funds worth over €300 million, Vicknesh is keenly engaged in Singapore’s start-up ecosystem and playing a significant role in the cultivation of aspiring entrepreneurs and start-ups in Singapore REALIZATION

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Sukirti Patnaik
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Sukirti Patnaik

"Sukirti does not only involve herself in beautifying the customers but actually has been educating them and changing the perception towards the Salon Industry" ORNAMENTING FACES, ENRICHING SPIRITS Firmly believing that makeup is a way for a woman to look and feel her true self, rather prettier and more confident, and then dedicated to her professional and personal endeavours to help women bring out their real inherent confidence, Sukirti Patnaik, along with Jayanth Kannairi started her salon in July 2010 after they moved from London to Bhubaneswar DETERMINED TO SUCCEED Born in Odisha to Mr Pr

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Shawn Gracias
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Shawn Gracias

“Gaining a lot of experience in hospitality industry, project management and team management, Mr. Gracias rose to the prestigious position of CEO of Remax Alliance” TRANSLATING VISION INTO REALITY With high in-depth knowledge and understanding of the nuances of hospitality entrepreneurship, the environment conscious Mr. Shawn Gracias has been quick to identify the rich and multi-polar potential of hinterland waterways and has launched many eco-sensitive projects such as premium yacht clubs, party catamarans, luxury product lines and a chain of services and facilities for the tourists GROWI

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