Free Press Journal
  • Retail Leadership Summit 2018! Focus on Customer Centricity: Redefining Values and Valuations

    February 20, 2018, Mumbai: The 11th edition of Retailers Association of India’s (RAI) Retail Leadership Summit (RLS), presented by Reliance Retail Ltd., was flagged off in Mumbai with an inspiring opening speech by B S Nagesh, Chairman, RAI; Founder – TRRAIN. Organised by RAI, the Summit revolved around the central theme ‘Customer Centricity- Redefining Values and Valuations’.

  • Concept of shared workspaces is at a crucial junction

    Mumbai: The concept of ‘co-working’ is a global phenomenon, stated Jones Lang LaSalle global report. It has further indicated that globally there would be one million members (with seat requirements ranging from one to maybe 200-300) who would register with shared space providers.

  • Finvasia expects to open 10 million accounts by 2020: MD and co-founder Sarvjeet Singh Virk

    While zero brokerage has already caught on with equity and mutual funds transactions, there are companies like Finvasia Securities that have just commenced their journey here. This Chandigarh-based company provides complementary back-office services, including demat accounts access and support. It is now in the process of creating its own NBFC business, which would be another logical service extension for its retail client base. The company’s co-founder and MD, Sarvjeet Singh

  • Rubique MD and CEO Manav Jeet: We provide best lending options keeping in mind borrower’s need

    A technology-based marketplace—Rubique, which serves both retail and SME borrowers, offers loan products with speed and accuracy based on a technology backbone. The company has seen impressive traction and believes it has the ability to grow rapidly on a sustained basis. The company MD and CEO, Manav Jeet, discusses the value that the company offers different players with Pankaj Joshi.

  • How medical technology is opening new possibilities

    Technology for the layman means anything which improves quality of product offering,  or saves time, or reduces cost, compared to the current standards.

  • ExTravelMoney co-founder George Zachariah discusses different aspects of online forex transactions

    Online forex transactions can be an alluring business model, if you get it right. In some ways, Kochi-based ExTravelMoney has managed to crack that code by keeping expenses low. This has helped the company to break-even and explore high-velocity growth in less than 3 years.  Co-founder George Zachariah talks about different aspects with Pankaj Joshi.

  • Eruditus Executive Education co-founder Chaitanya Kalipatnapu: We are very focused on career outcome for candidates

    Mumbai-based Eruditus Executive Education, is focussed on providing high-end professional development courses to employees in mid and higher management level. This is in collaboration with top-end business educational institutions. 2010-started Eruditus has a student base from  four different geographies.  The co-founder, Chaitanya Kalipatnapu, discusses the vision and future plans with Pankaj Joshi.

  • Imarticus’ MD Nikhil Barshikar discusses future of company dealing with skilling and re-skilling

    Given the large-scale job losses and the demographic profile of India, the urgency of creating employability is now at its peak. Imarticus, since its existence for over five years, aims to bridge the gap between available skills and needed skills through focussed training in the financial services space. Imarticus’ MD, Nikhil Barshikar talks to Pankaj Joshi about future.

  • 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.

  • Good demand from consumers but low compliance acceptability

    As an online medicine order aggregator, Pharmeasy has had massive acceptability. However, the stringent norms around prescription that the aggregator follows at some levels were unaccepted. Dhaval Shah, co-founder, discusses his approach and learning with Pankaj Joshi.