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30 Under 30 Class of 2024: Celebrating the young achievers

30 Under 30 Class of 2024: Celebrating the young achievers

Why Indian philanthropists are supporting 'risky' causes

Why Indian philanthropists are supporting 'risky' causes

Highlighting Indians on Asia's Powerful Businesswomen list

Highlighting Indians on Asia's Powerful Businesswomen list

Funding winter special: Money will always find good founders and businesses

Funding winter special: Money will always find good founders and businesses

Showstoppers 2023: It's all about loving your stars

Showstoppers 2023: It's all about loving your stars

  • Small-town founders: Fearless entrepreneurs building new empires

    Small-town founders: Fearless entrepreneurs building new empires

    The latest issue of Forbes India is dedicated to the small-town founders who have built and rebuilt their lives on the fearless foundation of big dreams and hard work. In this podcast, Rajiv Singh walks us through how these entrepreneurs, from iD Fresh Food's PC Musthafa to Wakefit's Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, are making it big by shunning fear and rejection

  • Forbes Asia 100 to Watch list: Inside the issue

    Forbes Asia 100 to Watch list: Inside the issue

    The annual Forbes Asia 100 to Watch list is out now. Six Indian companies from the country's young startup ecosystem feature on the list that focuses on ventures targeting underserved markets or applying new technologies. In this podcast, Manu Balachandran walks us through the special issue and the stories you cannot miss

  • Is India ready to take the lead in the global luxury market?

    Is India ready to take the lead in the global luxury market?

    After being burnt with the strict COVID-19 policies of China, once every luxury brand's sales paradise, global houses like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior, Cartier are looking at India as their next stomping ground. According to a Bain & Co. report, India's luxury market could be $200 billion by 2030. One could call the glitzy opening of the Jio World Plaza in Mumbai the beginning of new times. These signs were pointing towards a coverage of this prominent trend. Pankti Mehta Kadakia takes us through the nuances of this shift and the must-read stories from the issue

  • India's Top 100 Digital Stars: Inside the 2023 edition

    India's Top 100 Digital Stars: Inside the 2023 edition

    The digital creator economy in India is close to Rs1200 crore, growing by a CAGR of 25 percent. Does this explain why creating digital content is no longer a hobby but a well-strategised business? Anchoring the second edition of Forbes India and Goat India's Top 100 Digital Stars list for 2023, Naini Thaker gets into the details of the creator economy and the stories you can't miss on this issue

  • Making a case for India as a global deep tech startup hub

    Making a case for India as a global deep tech startup hub

    From BPO to the rise of the SaaS product companies from India, the tech landscape has seen big changes over the last 30 years. And deep tech is green shoots today. Our latest issue is dedicated to these startups and venture capitalists working in the deep tech ecosystem. It explores some fascinating organisations across the board. In this podcast, Harichandan Arakali, who anchored the issue, gives an overview of the book this fortnight and talks about the stories you can't miss

  • Bhavish Aggarwal and the Ola Electric gambit

    Bhavish Aggarwal and the Ola Electric gambit

    If one carefully looks at India's roads, there is a surge of two-wheelers bearing green and white number plates, smartly weaving through traffic and dodging potholes. This hike is supported by the ambitious drive of Bhavish Aggarwal, maverick founder of Ola Electric. The cover story of our EV special issue revolves around him and his audacious gambit. Forbes India's Rajiv Singh gets into the details of Aggarwal's new high-risk, high-return plan

  • Inside our family business issue—Gujarat special

    Inside our family business issue—Gujarat special

    Every year, we come up with a special issue highlighting the contribution of family businesses to India's economic and cultural growth. This year the focus is on Gujarat—a state that has given us big names such as Ambani, Adani, Lalbhais of Arvind, Modis of Cadilla Pharmaceuticals, Engineers of Astral, and many others. In this podcast, Naandika Tripathi and Naini Thaker talk about their experience anchoring the issue and writing the stories about the impact of these family businesses.

  • Inside our Climate issue: Why it's always a good time to talk about climate change

    Inside our Climate issue: Why it's always a good time to talk about climate change

    In the run-up to the G20 meetings in New Delhi, where climate is a key issue, and COP28 in November, Divya J Shekhar puts together a ready reckoner on the prominent issues relating to climate change that we need to talk about. With deep dives and insights on GDP loss due to climatic events, job losses, ESG funds, and even a clutch of entrepreneurs who are using tech to solve for India, this issue is a packed one

  • Inside Samsung's India playbook

    Inside Samsung's India playbook

    Samsung has become a household name in India with its televisions, home appliances, and—the biggest category of all—smartphones. Over the last decade, the South Korean electronics giant ousted Nokia, Micromax and Xiaomi to claim the lion's share in the fiercely competitive smartphone market in India. But Vivo and Apple are making some aggressive expansion moves to improve their stake in the country. For the cover story, Rajiv Singh delves deep to understand Samsung's playbook for India

  • Inside our edtech special issue

    Inside our edtech special issue

    The windfall of the Covid-19 crisis happened in the backyard of edtech companies in India. The startup ecosystem saw many edtech companies mushroom, and some even reached unicorn status. As the world adjusts to the new normal, this edtech special issue of Forbes India looks at the canvas of the sector caught in the funding winter, course correcting to a hybrid model, and searching for what's next—for students, parents, and founders. In this podcast, Rajiv Singh takes you to the depths of the stories in this issue

  • Inside our SaaS special

    Inside our SaaS special

    The macroeconomic picture for SaaS (Software as a Service) is challenging, and most companies are feeling the pressure. Because on the microeconomics level, all the SaaS players are chasing the same customers. This year, Our SaaS special looks at what the recent slowdown in the tech sector means for SaaS outfits and how they manage their cashflows. In this podcast, Harichandan Arakali gives an overview of the industry and stories you cannot miss in the issue