Free Press Journal
  • Bhaumik Shah of Capita World shares roadmap of company reaching out to fund seekers

    India’s credit requirement is on a rise and this growing capital requirement is now supported by new growing models. Capita World is one such niche model among other existing lending models that partners with banks, NBFCs, investors and others, to reach out to fund seekers. Bhaumik Shah, national business head, Capita World shares with FPJ’s Jescilia Karayamparambil the company’s roadmap.

  • Voonik CEO Sujayath Ali on reaching out to shoppers who look for ‘affordability’

    Marketed as India’s first personal shopping app, Voonik, which is based out of Bangalore, is witnessing remarkable traction and acceptability. Sujayath Ali, CEO and co-founder, talks to Pankaj Joshi about what exactly are the pegs of their business plan and where do they see it going.

  • FPJ Special: ‘Re-imagining Mumbai’ to find solutions for cleaner, less congested city

    With the passing of time, concerns around congestion and waste management for the financial city continues to grow. Despite various infrastructure projects—some that have been completed and some in inception— there is ​little relief. There is lot more that needs to be addressed which will be discussed at the upcoming discussion titled ‘Re-imagining Mumbai – cleaner and less congested’ which will be held in IMC Chambers, Churchgate on August 22, 2017.

  • FPJ- HEF Forum: Management education-The way ahead

    Management education has been sought after by students for decades. Now, when it is available to a much wider cross section of applicants, there are issues that need to be looked into at various levels. To discuss this, The Free Press Journal and Higher Education Forum (HEF) conducted a round table on ‘Management Education: Challenges and Way Forward’ with representatives from academic institutions as well as the industry at the Taj Lands

  • Using Israel’s best for India’s agriculture future

    The Free Press Journal interviewed Randhir Chauhan, MD of Netafim, the largest Israeli company in India in the non-defence space. Since all its manufacturing is in India, it does not show up as Israel’s exports. Chauhan spoke on Netafim’s journey and achievements in India.

  • Indo-Israeli relations: Moving into the next higher orbit

    The Republic of India and the State of Israel enjoy an extensive economic, military and strategic relationship. India is the largest buyer of Israeli military equipment and Israel is the second-largest defence supplier to India after Russia.

  • Indore: 25 enthusiasts from city pedal to Bercha lake to encourage cycling

    Indore : Bringing awareness about cycling for saving the earth, more than 25 cyclists from Indore pedalled to Bercha lake, Mhow celebrating ‘Earth Day’ post annual celebration day on April 22. Promoting cycling for environment by quoting its benefits for health, the cyclists were able to gather attention of residents on the way.
    Accomplishing their objective of encouraging cycling, they also brought in light natural beauty of lakes, which needs to be conserved.

  • Another boost to defence ties between India and South Korea

    New Delhi: Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Defence Limited (RDL) has entered into a strategic partnership with a South Korean defence major to jointly manufacture military hardware for India’s armed forces.

  • India and its neighbours- South Korea means business

    Starting today, Free Press Journal is beginning a special segment, ‘India and its neighbours’, through which we will look at the country’s business relationships with neighbouring nations, history behind the alliance as well as the future prospects. We begin by taking an in-depth look at trade associations between India and South Korea

  • Two Ds of India: Demonetisation & Digitisation

    Free Press Journal (FPJ) along with the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) organised a panel discussion on the impact of the Budget in specific contexts. Panelists were (in alphabetical order) Ketan Dalal, Member, India Leadership Team, PWC; Abizer Diwanji, Senior Partner, EY India; Lalit Kanodia, Past President, IACC and Chairman Datamatics Global Services; Jairaj  Purandare, Founder Chairman, JMP Advisors; Pradeep Rath, Senior Economist, CIDCO; and Aditya Srinivas, COO and Chief Economist, BSE Brokers’ Forum. The