Edition: August 2020

Alum Ventures: Treebo Hotels – Sidharth Gupta, PGP 2009

Treebo Hotels is an Indian Premium Budget Hotels chain conceptualized and founded by Sidharth Gupta, which has revolutionized the hospitality industry. Treebo has made a mark for itself and created a whole new category in this segment. The brand name has become synonymous with a high-quality experience at affordable prices,...

Alum Ventures: NextFirst – Veena Radhakrishna, PGP 2004

Automation is one industry that is being eyed upon with high expectations considering the current pandemic. This industry has tremendous potential for development and bringing positive changes in society. NextFirst is a pioneer in industrial automation and provides sustainable solution-based services to many industries. NextFirst was founded jointly by Ms....

Alum Ventures: Lo! Foods – Sudarshan Gangrade, PGP 2003

Binge on your favorite snacks, chocolates, desserts, etc guilt-free. Sounds unbelievable?? pinch yourself ..it’s true. Sudarshan Gangrade has a vision of a healthier nation and his entrepreneurial venture Lo! Foods is doing exactly that. Assertion on good health has never been more need of the hour than now. Eating healthy...

IIMBAA Elections Results 2020

IIMBAA Chapter Elections went off smoothly and got over at mid-night of 3rd Aug. We had more than 1630 registered voters and 78 nominees contesting for 28 positions across 7 chapters. We had an average voting participation of 73%. The tenure of the elected office bearers is three years – until 2023....

Events at IIMB

IIMB welcomes Ph.D. and NSR Pre-Doc students IIMB welcomes Ph.D. and NSR Pre-doc students with an inauguration and orientation program on August 03. The new batch has 21 students joining the Ph.D. and seven students joining the Pre-doc programmes. Read more: https://bit.ly/30keQHY IIMB welcomes PGP & PGP in Business Analytics students...

Faces of IIMB

Prof. G Raghuram superannuated from the post of the Director of IIM Bangalore. A Ph.D. from Northwestern University (US), Prof. Raghuram, had been a faculty member at IIM Ahmedabad, before taking over the responsibilities as the Director of IIM Bangalore in February 2017. He served as the Director of the Institute...

Student’s Corner

The student corner is an exclusive section of LSquare which brings to you the literary creation, pencraft, creative content contributed by students.  Trapped “It started out, so dark and cold, Nothing could be seen. I had nothing to hug, or hold, Nothing brown, nothing green. I saw nothing to relieve...

NSRCEL Start-up: SmartPuja

Every successful establishment can be traced back to the seed of an idea. That is what happened with the Founders of SmartPuja – Nishchay Chaturvedi and Pooja Chaturvedi. They were seeking pooja services to celebrate the birth of their younger child and were unable to find anything online. A need...

Snippets

Karan Bajaj’s venture WhiteHat Jr. acquired by BYJU’s for $300 million Karan Bajaj’s (PGP 2002) entrepreneurial venture WhiteHat Jr. is making headlines in the business world. The acquisition of White Hat Jr has got everyone talking for its multiple facets – an 18-month old startup made one of India’s largest and...

Is COVID leading us towards a cashless society?

Cashless, Digital India, Cyber Security “Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in his head” With the covid pandemic hitting nations around the globe, there are several disturbances observed in the way the Indian economy traditionally operated. One such...

NSRCEL Start-up: CourseBook

CourseBook enables educators to create, market and distribute online courses through the platform. Educators can deliver a smooth learning experience for their learners using a host of inbuilt features like interactive live classes, self-paced courses, group chats and mock tests on the platform. We also give educators an additional channel...

In Memorium

We are saddened to report the demise of Mr. Mihir Saxena, PGP 2006. He suffered a cardiac arrest. Mihir was working with Intel Corp as a Finance Manager in Sales & Marketing. He is fondly remembered by his friends, colleagues, biker’s group for his warm-hearted nature, who was always ready...