Interviews


Fitness and Wellness, Fitness, Fitness and Wellness Industry, ConnectPedia, Swarupa Som, Bidisha Banerjee, SMBs, ERP
The fitness and wellness industry in India is still quite far from being organized. The industry, however, is full of opportunities. 2 friends from school – Swarupa Som and Bidisha Banerjee were early to spot the gap and wanted to fill it up with their concept. In January 2015, the concept became a reality with the launch of their venture ConnectPedia. In its earlier days, ConnectPedia concentrated on meeting the […]

How ConnectPedia is helping the SMBs grow with their smart ERP solutions!


There is a famous quote which says, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” The words of this quote perfectly fits in for Tanvi Sovani Palshikar’s life. She is an art lover and enjoyed drawing and sketching during her school days. She pursued Interior Designing which again needed the vision of an artist. And, right now Tanvi is a professional […]

At Cakilicious, making something unique is always on the agenda – Tanvi Sovani Palshikar narrates her experiences as a home baker


Tabitha Menezes, Tabitha's Cakes and Bakes, Mumbai, Home Baker, Cakes, Cake, Baking Classes
Tabitha Menezes is a person who always wanted to become a self-dependent woman. She studied commerce, worked at Apple Inc. and now is a successful professional baker. Presently, she is the founder of Mumbai-based home bakery Tabitha’s Cakes and Bakes. Many of you might have been wondering as to why and how the transition from Apple to a cake artist took place for her. Well, that happened mainly because of […]

An interview with Mumbai-based home baker Tabitha Menezes, the founder of Tabitha’s Cakes and Bakes!



Baking, Jeny, Jenys Cake Corner, Learn Baking, Cake, Cakes, Cake Decorating, Fondant, Designing Cake, Customized Cakes, Brownies, Cookies, Cupcakes, Dessert Shots, Cake Recipe, Spiced Vanilla Cake, Pumpkin Cake, Rich Caramel Cake, Tres leches, Chocolate, Peanut Butter Cake, Mulberry Cake, Masala Chai Cake, Cake Art, Craft Cakes
Kochi-based home baker Jeny never in her life thought that she would be starting her own brand of customized handcrafted cakes. Since childhood days, Jeny has always enjoyed having cakes. Her Mother used to bake cakes at home and as a young kid, Jeny would patiently wait for the finished delicious end product. However, her urge to try baking was absent during those days. After completing education, she entered the […]

This home baker from Kochi quits her 10-year-old corporate career to start Jenys Cake Corner, her own brand of customized cakes!


After completing engineering studies, Shobbana Santhoshini didn’t have to wait long to start her career as a Software Engineer. However, after working for a few months in an IT company in Bangalore, she realized that she was missing something in life. She went ahead to explore what it was. Shobbana had an inclination for arts and crafts and realized that it was her creative skills which were missing! To fill up […]

How Shobbana Santhoshini is building a brand of handcrafted jewelleries in Bangalore with her venture Terracotta Factory!


Cakestry, Fathima Iqbal, Baking, Home Baker, Baker
Fathima Iqbal is a creative home baker based in Kochi. In June 2015, she started Cakestry to delight the cake lovers of her city with handcrafted customized theme cakes. Fathima is a highly ambitious person and want to develop Cakestry into an aggregator of like-minded home bakers from different cities of India. Today, Fathima Iqbal, the founder of Cakestry, joins us in this interview session to share her story! Hi Fathima, welcome […]

An interview with Kochi-based home baker Fathima Iqbal, the founder of Cakestry!



LetsWalk, Pooja Gupta, Location Based Marketing, Loyalty Card, Loyalty Points, Bangalore
Bangalore-based young entrepreneur Pooja Gupta started LetsWalk a few years back to address a major problem that many companies have to deal with. Quite often it happens that a person roams outside a particular store but doesn’t get in to check out the store’s offerings. In this process, many physical stores miss out on adding new customers to its customer base. The reason behind this low conversion rate is primarily […]

How Bangalore-based startup LetsWalk is using their unique location-based services algorithm to connect stores with their prospective customers!


Sangeeta Roy Ghosh, Sangeeta's Cooking Mantra, Baking, Delhi, Kolkata, Baking Classes, Advanced Baking Classes, Baker School, Baking Course, Cakes, Cake, Theme Cakes, Wedding Cakes
Delhi-based entrepreneur Sangeeta Roy Ghosh is an extremely creative person. She is an avid art lover who loves to sketch, paint and create things with her own imagination. Her love for arts was such that it pushed her forward to make a career in the field of Interior Designing. With time, Sangeeta’s bonding with arts strengthened. In 2015, the love again pushed her another step forward to pursue a career […]

For the love of Edible Cake Arts – Meet Sangeeta Roy Ghosh, the founder of Sangeeta’s Cooking Mantra


Fitso, Fitso App, Personal Fitness Training App, Rahool Sureka, Naman Sharma, Saurabh Aggarwal
In today’s fast-paced world, splitting time between work and personal life often becomes a big challenge. Most of us tend to ignore our health and eventually fall prey to various diseases. To stay fit doing some workouts are necessary. The biggest problem, however, is to find the right coach who would guide through the entire training process. To address this issue, personal fitness training app Fitso came into being on August […]

Personal Fitness Training App Fitso can help you consult a Real Human Coach Online!



Creams n Flavours, Anju Paul, Thrissur, Home Baker, Baking, Cake, Cakes, Flavours, Fondants, Baking as a Hobby, Careers in Baking, Baking and Pastry Arts, Baking Courses, Baking Classes, Baker School, Professional Baker
Anju Paul is a Thrissur-based professional home baker who started Creams n Flavours in 2014. Creams n Flavours is a place where Anju transforms her creative ideas and imaginations into beautiful pieces of edible cake arts. The freshly baked cakes that go out of her home bakery turns out to be so realistic that her clients often hesitates in cutting them! It seems, if given a way to preserve the cakes, […]

An interview with creative cake artist Anju Paul, the founder of Creams n Flavours


FeastAndBurp, FAB, Jincy, Bangalore, Startup, Startup City of India, Food Startups, Food Startup, Food Business, Home Chefs, Restaurants, Malabar Chicken Biryani, Kappa, Tapioca, Fish Curry, Food Startups in Bangalore, Customized Meals
Bangalore, the startup city of India, is also home to many innovative food startups. While many food startups in Bangalore concentrate on aggregating home chefs, others aggregate restaurants to build their business and serve a wide range of customers. The main problem for such food businesses arises at the time of scaling up. To cater to the increasing demands and to boost the profit margins, many home chefs and restaurants […]

How Bangalore’s food startup FeastAndBurp helps you relish home cooked foods at affordable prices!


Nikita Aggarwal, A Girl with Fork, Food Blog, Blog, Bloggers, Blogging, Delhi, Restaurant, Food Reviews, Food Critic, Food Reviewer, Chefs, Home Cooks, Cooking Recipes, Recipes, Travel, Travelling, Start a Blog, Write a Blog, Food Journal, Food Laboratory, Cuisine, Food Photographers, Food Photographer, Blogging on Food, Food Blogging, Cooking, Cooking Recipe, How to Start a Food Blog
For Delhi-based young blogger Nikita Aggarwal, blogging helps her deal with the stress of life. She is a person who loves travelling to new places and explore different cuisines. It’s mainly because of this love, Nikita got the inspiration to start a blog on food in early 2016. Her blog, A Girl with Fork, is now 1-year-old and it is all about her experiences with food at different places. Other than […]

A Girl with Fork – The inspiring tale of Delhi-based Food Blogger Nikita Aggarwal!



MTea House, Assam, Monalee Hazarika, Chetan Shetty, Dibrugarh, Assam Tea, Assamese Cuisine, Tea, Horai, Assam CTC Tea, Hophura, Orthodox Assam Tea, Tea Venture, Startup, Mumbai, Pune, Micro Tea Gardens
Monalee Hazarika is a young entrepreneur who always dreamt of promoting her native state Assam at the national level. Initially, she thought of popularizing Assamese cuisine in different cities of India. For some reasons that didn’t happen. Monalee Hazarika’s dream came true last year when she along with one of her close friends Chetan Shetty started their own startup in Mumbai. They named their venture MTea House and chose to promote […]

MTea House – The story of 2 entrepreneurs popularizing Assam Tea throughout the world!


Zeba A Rahman, Paper to Bag, Arts and Crafts, Art & Craft, Chennai, Paper Bags, Polka Dot Paper Bags, Pompoms, Rosettes, Buntings , Cupcake, Cake Toppers, Recycled Paper Bags
Zeba A Rahman was only 12-years-old when she along with one of her friends gave shape to her first business model. And, the product they sold was a few plain looking pebbles. They painted the pebbles with different colours and made them look attractive. The smart thinking yielded productive results as the pebbles got sold in quick time. In 2014, Zeba started Paper to Bag, an entrepreneurial venture based in Chennai. […]

Paper to Bag – The inspiring entrepreneurial story of Chennai-based Zeba A Rahman!


Priti Sudarsan, Story Voyage, Storyteller, Stories, Chennai, Geetha Ramanujam, Times of India Teach India, Pollen Cubes, Chennai Hippocampus, Ashivita Bristo, Weebees Playschool, Pumpkin Patch, Oyster Kids, Jus Books, Randell McGee, Ruth Stotter, Workshops on Story Telling, International Storytelling Festival
As a kid, I have always enjoyed listening to stories narrated by the elderly members of my family or by my teachers. I am quite sure that all of you reading this post have had the same feeling during your childhood days. Stories influence our lives. And many a time they help us become a good and successful human being. Positive stories from the influencers around us inspire us. Stories […]

Story Voyage – The tale of Chennai-based Storyteller Priti Sudarsan!



Stuti Baxi, Stuti's Sugar Shop, Baking, Ahmedabad, Home Baker, Professional Baker, Learn Baking, Designer Cakes
Stuti Baxi, the cake artist behind Stuti’s Sugar Shop never had plans to start baking professionally even a years back. She is a journalist by education, a teacher by profession and a baker by passion. She also runs a blog on cooking – Stuti’s Food Connect, where she shares her cooking recipes. A few days after its launch, the blog became a hit. The response was such that people in […]

Stuti’s Sugar Shop: How home baker Stuti Baxi can create the cake of your dreams!


LaElegante', La Elegante', Shalini Girish, Fashion, Fashion Accessories, Mumbai
Mumbai-based Shalini Girish’s interest of becoming an entrepreneur triggered after one of her cousins gave her the idea of an online store selling fashion accessories. Being a fashion enthusiast herself, Shalini found the idea to be a good one. Soon she transformed that idea into a reality and started her own online store LaElegante’ on March 08, 2014. Ever since, she never looked back. Shalini Girish holds an MBA in […]

LaElegante’ – The inspiring tale of Banker turned Entrepreneur Shalini Girish!


Cake 'O' Clock, Aayisha Yahiya, Baking, Art of Baking, Home Baker, Professional Home Baker, Professional Baker, Baking School, Baking Course, Baking and Pastry Arts, Cake Ideas, Cake Artists, Cake Artists of Cochin, Cake Baking Institute, Pastry Chef, Certification in Pastry Chef
Aayisha Yahiya is a 21 year old young home baker from Cochin, India. She holds a BCom degree and is currently pursuing MBA to add strength to her entrepreneurial skills. Aayisha is a person who believes in spreading happiness and it is something which gives her immense satisfaction. The young home baker spreads happiness in her own way with the help of her baking venture Cake ‘O’ Clock. Aayisha Yahiya dreams […]

Cake ‘O’ Clock – Aayisha Yahiya’s journey of chasing her Baking Dreams!



Shraddha Acharya, Illustrator, Drawing, Digital Arts, Digital Art, Digital Artist, Illustration, Illustrations, Bengaluru, TEDx Talks, Abhijeet Kini, Raghava KK, Salvador Dali
By the time when Bengaluru-based digital artist Shraddha Acharya made up her mind to become a professional illustrator she was already in the middle of her Engineering studies. She is presently an Engineering student at Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan. Managing time between studies and passion often becomes a challenge for the young digital artist. However, Shraddha’s love for digital arts gives her the strength to deal with them. As an […]

How illustrator Shraddha Acharya illuminates the lives of people with her digital arts!


First Eat, Technology in Food Industry, Food Tech, Food Tech Startup, Food Tech Startups, Food Industry, Healthy Food Options, Nutritionists, Gurgaon, Food Tech Startups in India, Saikat Bagchi, Rishabh Tickoo, Mannat Wadehra, Shitiz Dogra
The application of technology in food industry is the new trend prevailing in the startup ecosystem in India. The increase in the number of users of internet and smartphones has contributed significantly towards the growth of tech startups in India. First Eat, a tech startup in Gurgaon has been operating quite differently from other existing players in the food industry. The founders of First Eat loves to call itself a health […]

How Gurgaon startup First Eat helps its users eat healthy foods based on their nutritional requirements!


Crumbs n Creams by Linsha, Linsha Maria Joseph, Baking, Home Baker, Bangalore, Cake, Cakes
Linsha Maria Joseph works as a software engineer in Bangalore and is a home baker out of passion. She is an art lover who takes a large interest in various forms of art and craft since childhood days. The love for arts in gradual course of time inspired her to explore the creative field of baking. In June 2014, Linsha started her baking venture Crumbs n Creams in Bangalore. Today, Linsha […]

Crumbs n Creams by Linsha, a software engineer’s journey with baking – The story of home baker Linsha Maria Joseph!