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Alum Ventures: Scripbox – Atul Shinghal, PGP 1993

A simple idea with strong values backed by determination has led Scripbox to what it is today. Pioneer in the field, it’s a brainchild of its Founder and CEO Mr. Atul Shinghal. He has a grand vision to help a million families achieve financial freedom, through his company. Staying grounded...

Alum Ventures: YourDOST – Puneet Manuja, PGP 2014

Mental and emotional wellness is more need of the hour than ever. Being amidst this pandemic we all have experienced ups and downs, emphasizing the importance of – mental wellbeing. Puneet Manuja is Co-founder and CEO at YourDOST, a platform that provides online counseling and emotional wellness. It was an...

Students Corner: Interview with Abhishek Vaid, EPGP 2016

A story of an IIMB alumnus who learnt to unlearn and travelled to Untravel! With innumerable OTT platforms around, there is no lack of video content and travel vlogs. However, we still struggle to find an excellent theme-based story travel series.  Untravel Media, based out of Gurugram, is one of...

IIMBueX 2021: IIM Bangalore Alumni Association’s -Donate a Vaccine – an initiative launched in the presence of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

India’s premier B-school alumni from IIM Bangalore pledge their support to donate 100,000 vaccines to reach the country’s urban and rural poor, as part of their Recovery, Rehabilitation and Prevention plans for Covid-19. On Saturday 29 May, over 1000 alumni of IIMB from across India and the world attended the...

Snippets

Balu Nayar Appointed Head of Global Corporate Strategy and Planning by London Based Go Sports & Entertainment Balu Nayar, former Managing Director of IMG India has joined the board of London based Go Sports & Entertainment Limited as Head of Global Corporate Strategy and Planning, and also assumes the role...

IIMB News

FRUGAL INNOVATION: THE CASE OF ‘LUCIA’ This paper, by Prof. Rahul De and N Ravikumar, from IIMB, presents the case of the production of Lucia, a 2013 critically acclaimed Indian movie by director Pawan Kumar This paper illustrates how the lens of effectuation and frugal innovation can be employed to understand...

In Memoriam

What’s in a name? – A tribute to S Vaidyanathan by Sunil Nair Mr. S Vaidyanathan, the recipient of DAA 2018, passed away on 13th May 2021. He succumbed to covid. We would like to express our heartfelt condolences on behalf of the entire IIMB community and wish that his...

NSRCEL Startups Rise Up to the Covid Challenge

A host of innovations in telemetry and oxygen management have helped hospitals during the pandemic Ever since the second wave of the pandemic broke out two months ago, several groups and individuals have been providing solutions for the treatment of covid. Among them are many startups based in Bengaluru that...

NSRCEL Start-up: Silpakarman

Meet the Shree sisters, whose blend of bamboo tea can really boost your inner strength  Innumerable cups of tea must have been brewed during the pandemic, surely many more than usual. But the cups of tea we are most interested in are the ones that Akshya Shree and Dhwani Shree were coming up with....

IIMB Covid warriors

Healing Hands In the last week of April, in the middle of the pandemic, a group of IIMB faculty members, students, alumni, and community members came together to form an initiative called “Healing Hands” to help India’s medical professionals and COVID warriors who are leading the fight against COVID-19 from...

Why disability inclusion is good business

Inclusion as a business case also plays out at the level of the individual who, through employment, contributes to the broader economy – Prof Mukta Kulkarni, OB & HR IIMB My earliest memories of her are of a hard-working woman. My later memories of ‘Tai’ include her stoic reaction to...

The Gloat Factor

– Prof. S Ramesh Kumar, Marketing IIMB Being aware of the intent to gloat and acceptance of the feeling whenever it surfaces, is one of the prerequisites in one’s arduous journey towards detachment in a world that is full of sensory gratification. When a celebrity or a famous person suffers...

Of poor nations rich enough to have imported vaccines

– Prof Vivek Moorthy, Economics & Social Sciences IIMB Just the extra foreign exchange reserves last year were enough to vaccinate all of India After covid deaths rose very sharply, since mid-April India has authorized the import of vaccines and provided some incentives to Serum Institute of India (SII) and...

NSRCEL Start-up: SAPIENTURY

MAKING QUALITY EDUCATION ACCESSIBLE TO ENGINEERING STUDENTS AT AFFORDABLE PRICES Founded by Komala Chenna and Kushal, the firm aims to nurture engineering mindset in students, thereby enabling every individual to evolve as a truly incredible engineer instead of ending up as just a degree-holder by offering experiential learning courses and...

Students Corner

The student corner is an exclusive section of LSquare that brings to you the literary creation, pen-craft, creative content contributed by students. God It is always a unique feeling when you enter a temple, irrespective of whether you are a theist or an atheist. The temple is a site of...

Events @ IIMB

MIJSC Seminar Series Mizuho India Japan Study Centre (MIJSC) at IIM Bangalore hosted its talk series ‘Tatsujin – Speak’ or ‘Expert-Speak’, on 28th May 2021 from 3.00 PM – 4.00 PM IST. This talk was given by the best-selling author, consultant and IIM Bangalore alumnus, Mr. Jayaram Easwaran. During this...