July-2014 issue
Cover Story
Author: Neha kuduvalli
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions' facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka is not just another global manufacturing business unit supplying precision seals and bearings that can seal, more>>

Company Spotlight

Anamika Sahu
When Dr. Shikha Suman completed her PhD in Technology Management from IIT Kanpur, she was crystal clear about her future.... more>>
Anamika Sahu
'Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever,' said Mahatma Gandhi. Living each and every word of... more>>

50 Cool Startups of the Year 2014

SI Team
The innovative startups nowadays don't hesitate to push the boundaries and explore new areas in their domains rather than... more>>
Poulomi Mukherjee
Anirudh Shah and Sunil Motaparti, friends from Carnegie Mellon University, came together at KeyPoint Technologies to create a... more>>
Anamika Sahu
SMEs drive around 22 percent of GDP growth in India; however the segment is left untouched by many services providers leading... more>>
Susila Govindaraj
Most analytical companies provide pre-made solutions as a power point presentation to help their clients to make decisions and... more>>
Susila Govindaraj
While technology can access, store, and compute data that comes in different formats, speeds and much higher volumes, the need... more>>
Susila Govindaraj
Having an unwavering drive to improve the business operation by way of a well-defined business processes and system for... more>>
Susila Govindaraj
While other women merely felt the scarcity of pocket-friendly fashion options, doers Tanvi Malik and Shivani Poddar saw it as a... more>>
Poulomi Mukherjee
It is rightly said that 'A lot can happen over coffee'. When two friends, Saurabh Kanwar and Milap Shah, met for coffee and had... more>>
Poulomi Mukherjee
While the most arduous task for a startup is to establish themselves in the market and convey the value of their services and... more>>
Anamika Sahu
When a company is built on the foundation of 'Never Fail a Client & Never Fail an Employee', it becomes unerring. This is... more>>
Pankaj Kundwani
India undoubtedly has emerged as a major innovation and development hub for IT products in the world. Yet, the most prosaic... more>>
Pankaj Kundwani
With mobile technology expanding its shadow over the world, mobile applications and games have received a burst of attention... more>>
Pankaj Kundwani
'With birth of money came the robbers, and when robbers grew, came the police'. This historical dogma breathes in a larger and... more>>
Susila Govindaraj
Ironically, health conscious people are a dying breed in today's fast paced world. People rather spend their time in offices... more>>
Susila Govindaraj
Gone are the days where each city had just a couple of big hospitals. Nearly all legendary hospitals nowadays encompass retail... more>>
Pankaj Kundwani
With convergence of voice and video applications and enterprises moving into the cloud environment, there is a mounting need... more>>
Poulomi Mukherjee
Serviceberry helps IT departments automate and improve their operations. It is a focused company specializing in Business... more>>
Pankaj Kundwani
Traditionally, business analytics has been seen as the thinking hat of enterprises. There is a popular belief that analytics is... more>>
Anamika Sahu
With the market becoming even more crunchier, companies wish to hear the cracking sound soon for the investments they make. The... more>>
Susila Govindaraj
To alleviate the sufferings of hitherto financially excluded Indian population, RBI decided to reduce the operating cost by... more>>
Shubha Basavaraj
Friendship does wonders. When bonding and understanding holds good, we can reach the height of success. This is precisely what... more>>
Anamika Sahu
'If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it' - said Toni Morrison.... more>>
Anamika Sahu
With e-Commerce taking off in India, opportunities exist in both B2C and B2B space today for products that are specifically... more>>
Anamika Sahu
How awesome would it be if few college friends sharing the same hostel room, flickering parties and laughter come together in... more>>
Poulomi Mukherjee
Two friends - Ashish Katkar and Ashwin Ramjas - who hold years of experience in the BFSI industry used to discuss industry's... more>>
Anamika Sahu
The emerging technologies like social, mobile and analytics not only altered the industry, but are the three pillars based on... more>>
Anamika Sahu
When a piece of carbon is chiseled by expert hands, it transforms into an expensive diamond. So is a company formed by experts... more>>

In My Opinion

Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India
While there was huge amount of uncertainty, volatility and ambiguity in the marketplace in the past few years, there is a lot... more>>

CIO Insights

Mayur Danait, CIO, Lupin
Any field bereft of technology implementation is sure to be obsolete in their respective market space. Realizing this, we made... more>>
V.S. Parthasarathy, CFO, Group CIO, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
The Indian IT industry has gone through several changes over the past few years. Virtualisation of the Data Centers has... more>>

CXO View Point

Kiran Kumar, SVP – Global Delivery, ValueLabs
Rapid advancements in wireless infrastructure have made connectivity ubiquitous. Sophisticated solutions such as media, social... more>>
Sanjay Sharma, Regional Vice President & Head - South West Asia Region, Amdocs
The rapid upsurge in connectivity and data usage is forcing service providers to find alternatives to linear storing and... more>>

CEO Viewpoint

Ravi Jagannathan, Managing Director & CEO, Y-Cash Software Solutions
Mobility in India - An evolving landscape Globally, when almost every second person had access to telephone, less than 5... more>>
Dr. Saleem Mohammed, CEO & Co-Founder, XCODE Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.
Technology is an unalienable aspect of our lives. Looking back, it has contributed to enormous progress in clinical research... more>>

VC talk

Akhil Saklecha, Managing Director, Artiman Ventures
Healthcare in India is at a crossroads. On the one hand, it's never been rosier. According to the World Health Organization,... more>>
Padmaja Ruparel, President, India Angel Network
The future of entrepreneurship seems bright. Startups are growing increasingly fast and there is a huge interest for many... more>>
Mayank Khanduja, Vice President, SAIF Partners India
Being a start-up entrepreneur comes with wings of challenges attached. Those who are still in the way of starting their career... more>>
Vani Kola, Managing Director, Kalaari Capital
We are at the doorstep of the era dreamt by visionaries for centuries. Not only newer technologies are emerging every day but... more>>
Manish Kumar, Vice President, KITVEN
Starting new enterprise irrespective of the size is a huge target for the starters to achieve. Once an entrepreneur with a... more>>
Vikram Vaidyanathan, Director, Matrix Partners India
Almost no one contests that over the next 5-7 years there will be 250-300 new internet users in India, primarily experiencing... more>>

Venture Beat

SI Team
The leading global provider of automation software, XebiaLabs has raised Rs. 72 crores growth equity investment by Updata... more>>
SI Team
Helpshift, the leading CRM provider for companies building Mobile apps and smart devices, has raised around Rs. 60 crores in... more>>


Anamika Sahu
Indian Startups are now flying high with their wings flapping high on the ecosystem. Last year, nearly seven Indian startups... more>>
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