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Indias got Talent!!!!!!

Part -1 Book review:


Take me Home by Rashmi Bansal.
Over the years, big ideas and successful entrepreneurs have made a mark in small-town India, as
shown by the 20 profiles in the new book by Rashmi Bansal, Take Me Home.
Rashmi Bansal is the author of a number of books. She
graduated from Sophia College in Mumbai and IIM
Ahmedabad. The book (357 pages, published by Westland
India) cover up three kinds of entrepreneurs: those who
left India and then returned to launch their ventures, those
who never left India, and those who have a broader social
vision.
1. Vinod Khutal born near Indore and graduate in
architecture, before learning computer science. An ad by
game developer Gameloft on Naukri.com guided him to a
job in their Hyderabad office, where he ultimately curved
into a game designer. In 2009, he established Twist Mobile,
with apps such as Age Effect. 2. Rohit Bhatt grew up in
Udupi, Karnataka, and studied computer science. He
started off with a Japanese company making Mac
products.
Experimenting
Japanese
passion
&
determination stimulated him also to hit on his own strength, in the area of Indian language
computing. Rohit was also encouraged by Taiwanese companies who was going ahead with
agreement manufacturing then branched out with their own brands such as HTC and Acer. His
company, Robosoft, also progeny product companies Global Delight (utility apps such as Camera
Plus) and 99 Games (such as Wordsworth and Dhoom 3 games). 3. Sanjay Vijaykumar, Sijo
Kuruvilla George and Pranav Suresh were engineering students in Trivandrum, and started off
their first business by selling SIM card packages for students. Their company MobME embarked on
with mobile content for movie and TV promotion. Investment also came from wealthy Keralites in
India and overseas. But their prime idea was to strengthen their success via Startup Village: to
create an modernization nucleus like YCombinator and finally created a Silicon Coast which
eventually found support from the government and private sector. 4. Dilafrose Qazi grew up in
Kashmir, and refined her business skills while studying in a government college. She stared parttime courses for women, and eventually set up the SSM College of Engineering, the first private
engineering college in all of Kashmir. She cultivated on ahead, despite having her brother and
husband kidnapped and being attacked by militants. Qazi even opened a sister college in Haryana
for Kashmiris, helping ensure that the next generation would have resource of employment. 5.
Sriram Subramanya grew up in Pondicherry and started work in the auto ancillary business, with
postings in Chennai and Bangalore and training in Germany. He later moved into the desktop
publishing business, migrating from print designs to digital content. Srirams wife had to sell her
jewellery at one stage to fund the growth of the company, Integra. 6. Deepak Dhadotti grew up
in Belgaum in an agricultural family, studied engineering and then joined the UK company, Moog,
in the area of servo-controls. He travelled extensively in Asia and Europe, building deep experience
and also causing worry to his parents that he may marry a foreign woman. Deepak started Servo
Controls India with his brother, bagging orders from HAL and then the steel and power industry. Tieups with Russian companies and the Tata group have also proven lucrative.