When Richard Branson Caught A Virgin Employee Napping

When Richard Branson Caught A Virgin Employee Napping

Richard Branson recently caught one of his Virgin Australia employees sleeping during work. While the cool boss laughed away the incident, internet on the other hand did what it’s known for. After being inspired by the employees of the Israeli startup that turned its sleeping CEO into a meme legend with some photoshopping, in this case, the internet took it upon itself to do the need. Here are the results.

5 Indian Women Feature Amongst The Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful

5 Indian Women Feature Amongst The Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful

These women are taking the charge, making a dent, getting things done, influencing the powers that be, and changing the world. One stereotype broken at a time.
What’s heartening is that 5 of these women are Indian. In a country where women are still trying to find their feet in a largely male dominated public space, and battling issues like female infanticide, lack of sanitation and higher education, and sexual harassment, these women make the country proud.

The 22-yr-old Who’s Traveling All Over India To Meet Startups

The 22-yr-old Who’s Traveling All Over India To Meet Startups

22 year old Akshay Gunteti is on a mission to explore the startup ecosystem in India, quite literally. He’s on a 100+ city startup tour, which involves meeting the startup community, incubators, achievers, and friends to discover, share, and learn from India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem – all on a cycle, and some public transport.

Neighbourhood Chat Platform Belong Documents Day At Startup

Neighbourhood Chat Platform Belong Documents Day At Startup

Bangalore based neighbourhood chat app startup Belong (Earlier, Hey Neighbour) started a fun experiment called StartupDiary to document a day at a startup. They figured that their story wasn’t a one off, and a lot of other startups could relate with the same. So, they decided to share it with us. “Contrary to popular beliefs , a startup isn’t a bed of roses. If you’re associated with one, you probably know that already. Here’s to all the startups around us.”, says the team at Belong.

14 Indian Startups & Projects That Are Helping The Country Go Green

14 Indian Startups & Projects That Are Helping The Country Go Green

Indian entrepreneurs are looking to disrupt everything right from the way we shop, to how we order food, to how we get a leaking tap fixed. However, with problems of excessive consumption, and technology, come problems of waste, pollution and environmental damage.

But fortunately, there are startups that are looking to mitigate these environmental hazards, and combined with a love for social good and a technology led product, helping the country become greener. In a country like India, where abject corruption and a huge population can usually put civic works in the background, it’s heartening to see small players coming out and focussing in this sector. We bring you 14 such entrepreneurs and activists who have started ventures towards sustainable development focussing on waste management, alternative sources of energy and awareness platforms.

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