Vaishali Dar

Vaishali Dar is a Senior Associate Editor with BW Businessworld and Editorial Head with BW Disrupt. She writes on corporates, start-ups, hospitality and travel

Latest Articles By Vaishali Dar

Do You Have a Market for Your Venture?

As a distinguished Microfinance Banker and Practitioner, Researcher and Gender Specialist, Dr. Jennifer Riria, Group CEO, Kenya Women Holding has led Kenya Women Microfinance Trust (KWFT) for over two decades and propelled it from unprofitable NGO to a medium sized bank, serving low income women and their families. We speak to her on women leadership and startup culture in Kenya.

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Plug & Play Managed Offices Offer Better Productivity

Avanta Business Centre provides a comprehensive range of business centres in Delhi/ NCR. With the serviced office space concept on the rise in India, business centres are viable options for small and start-up companies, who need flexible office spaces without committing themselves to long-term leases and contracts says Nakul Mathur, Managing Director, Avanta Business Centre.

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'We Want to Disrupt the Traditional Approach to Ayurveda'

Drawing on the 150 years of knowledge of Ayurveda passed down through six generations, 25-year-old Arjun Vaidya, CEO of Dr Vaidya’s, is carrying the family tradition forward.

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Want to Save Data in Encrypted Format?

Investment sentiment in the investor community seems to be upbeat as the sector is attracting significant investment. This could turbo boost the Fintech momentum this year and beyond.

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CIOs Will No Longer be the Most Influential Technology Decision Makers

Fintech companies need to invest in developing their cyber security frameworks and ensuring safer and more secure digital payments experience for their users.

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What is the Philosophy Behind ‘Farm to Fork’?

Well, it is changing the concept of farming and taking the world into residue free environment says Nilesh Palresha, Director, VTP Group & Earth Food.

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'Don’t Start With the Marketing Plan, Start with a Product' - Nelofar Currimbhoy, President, Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies

There’s more to the entrepreneur-turned-author Nelofar Currimbhoy, the President of the Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies, than being the daughter of the doyen of beauty entrepreneurship in India.

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Is Credit Lending the Next Big Wave of Indian Fintech?

Peer to peer lending (or P2P lending) is one of the most innovative financial products of recent times. It enables creditworthy borrowers lower their cost of loans and individual lenders/investors to lend directly to their peers and community thereby earning higher returns. Rajat Gandhi, CEO and Founder, Faircent, tells us how this product will disrupt the financial technology.

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redBus to be One-Stop Platform for All Travellers

With expansion plans in other geographies and introduction of adjacent travel segments like hotel bookings, is gradually changing the face of Indian travel market by bringing together 2,000 bus operators across 100,000 routes, connecting cities around the world with a single click. Prakash Sangam, CEO, talks about constant innovation and how to make consumer experience convenient and hassle-free with a host of new product features.

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Build Business on No Discount Model

Gourmet Asian food that comprises delicacies from South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Central Asia and Middle East is neither affordable nor readily available for the common masses. 48East delivers fine Asian gourmet food at your doorstep to bring awareness about the diversity of Asian food and offer eclectic Asian cuisine at an affordable price on demand.

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