Alumnus Harshdeep Rapal Secures Seed Funding For His Startup

Congratulations are in order for Harshdeep Rapal (LinkedIn profile –https://in.linkedin.com/in/harshdeep-rapal-12202a2a) , our ‪‎alumnus‬ from the class of 2010, for successfully securing seed funding for his stealth-mode startup, Feelance Consulting. Feelance is a yet-to-launch online marketplace that would connect users with part-time resources for consulting projects. Harshdeep was earlier the Head of South East Asia operations …. Read More

Why you can’t separate Management and Technology anymore

There are three popular routes in India a student normally aspires to take. The first one is medicine, the second one is a bachelor’s and master’s in Engineering and the third one is a bachelors in engineering followed by a master’s in business administration. People usually take the third route to avoid being a techie …. Read More

Exploring Fintech as an enterprise – Part 01

In the race for developing innovative and disrupting ideologies Fintech has managed to stay relevant for a couple of decades. Fintech has been a buzzword and still is. Fintech is the enabler of technology that lets you carry your wallet on your smartphone and bank deposits to loans, investments to expenses, can be made by …. Read More

Nuggets of wisdom from the big basket

The 8th Human Capital Management Conference at the Great Lakes Institute of Management was inaugurated with great aplomb. Speaking at the conference, Mr.Hari Menon, the founder of bigbasket.com, India’s largest e-commerce portals for food and grocery, he shared some invaluable lessons from his journey of serial entrepreneurship over the last sixteen years. Excerpts from his …. Read More

An Opportunity at Every Step of the Way

To quote Thomas Edison, the man that designed the electric bulb, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Being a management fraternity, we couldn’t have agreed more. What differentiates an entrepreneur is his or her ability to identify opportunities in the most trivial of things. What …. Read More

Rendezvous with Mr. R Gopalakrishnan

This blog post is about Mr. R Gopalakrishnan’s interaction with about 25 students which happened during his recent visit for the 10 hour global thought leadership series lecture. Mr. R Gopalakrishnan, Director, Tata Sons was recently at Great Lakes, Chennai as one of the eminent speakers for the Distinguished Thought Leadership series. He delivered a …. Read More