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  • Profitable flower venture for sale

    We have a business which is into supply of fresh flowers for the last 6 years with a strong base in the NCR Region. Presently the business is operating with 3 separate divisions. The business has an annual turnover in eight figures and seven figure profits and tieups with over 100 corporates/five star hotels.

    We have established a successful base and now are looking to sell the business due to personal reasons. This business would be most attractive to flower retailers who are looking at becoming a Pan India Player or a successful grower who is looking at getting into retailing.

    If interested, please drop me an email with contact number at entente79@gmail.com

  • http://iaccelerator.org/ Dhruv Rishi Dev

    iAccelerator is a three month long residential program at IIM-Ahmedabad for startups in Internet & Mobile domain. The program is designed to equip technology entrepreneurs to establish well run, technically excellent and profitable companies in India. Startups interested in being part of the program, apply online. iA team follows three tier approach for evaluation – preliminary screening of online applications, phone interview and in-person interview. iA Angel investors also take active part in evaluation.

    The selected startups get
    5-10 Lacs in seed funding
    Mentoring during three month long boot camp
    Chance to interact with like-minded hackers and startups

    If interested, please contact me via email at dhruv@ciieindia.org.

  • http://www.anaxeetech.com Govind Agrawal

    http://www.icreate.org.in/events.html

    Title: Get Your Feet Wet
    Test the water before you Swim

    A 6-day pre-grooming program (Non-Residential) which sensitizes students and aspiring entrepreneurs, with or without ideas to the journey of entrepreneurship and the demands thereof. It provides the basic understanding of the skill sets and knowledge required for undertaking the entrepreneurial journey right from getting an idea and validating it, assessing the feasibility of the idea, understanding of markets, operations, financial planning, raising resources and setting up of the company, building and managing teams.

    This is just the beginning !
    Date: June 11-16, 2012
    Venue: icreate City Office, GMDC building, Ahmedabad
    Seats limited to 25 only.
    Monday through Saturday afternoon.
    Programme Fee Rs. 7500 / -

  • http://www.opportunejobs.com Jaspal Shakya

    OpportuneJobs.com (http://www.opportunejobs.com/index.html), one stop portal for Jobs, Fellowship, Internship, Volunteering, Consultancy, RFP/EOI/Tender, Events and News, OpportuneJobs.com acts as a bridge connecting individuals and NGOs/Social Enterprises.

    Our services also include Recruitment Solutions, Head Hunting and eMarketing (SEO, Social media marketing, eMail marketing) with special focus on the dynamic and vast development community, subsequently reaching out to world’s leading donor agencies, Corporates, NGOs, social enterprises and professionals.

    Sectors Focussed:
    Agriculture, CSR, Ecotourism/ Rural Tourism, Education, Environment & Natural Resource Mgmt., Fair Trade, Health & Sanitation, ICT, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Renewable Energy, Rural BPO, Rural Finance, Rural Retail

    Clients:
    Ashoka India, Chaitanya, Ennovent, Fair Trade Forum- India, FWWB India, IFEN (ICFAI University Group), IMaCS, PACS, Sambodhi Research & Communications Pvt. Ltd., Sambodhi Research & Management Institute, Villgro

    OpportuneJobs.com was launched in October 2011 and it now looking for angel funding to scale up it’s operation.

    We are also looking for interns. For details visit:
    http://www.opportunejobs.com/Campaign_Designs___Artwork_Intern~228.html

    http://www.opportunejobs.com/Social_Media___Content_Writing_Intern~227.html

    Regards,
    Jaspal Shakya
    Co-founder/CEO
    jaspal@opportunejobs.com

  • http://www.edciitr.com/ Gouresh Singhal

    Looking to hire IITians for this summer internship?

    Entrepreneurship Development Cell, IIT Roorkee http://www.edciitr.com/ is organizing a E-Summit under which we are organizing the STARTUP INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (SIP). The vision behind SIP is to provide potential opportunities to the students of IITR to get involved in startups so as to increase their exposure towards entrepreneurship.

    We intend to have start ups ranging from the fields of consultancy, software,energy, biotechnology and so on.We already have confirmed presence of many start ups attending the fair and are in search of more.As you know, IIT ,ROORKEE has been blessed with students excelling in all the spheres of work ,be it coding , management , designing etc

    Start ups need to fill up the following form for the same: http://www.edciitr.com/events/intern_fair/2012/ .

    Assuring a never like before expected turn around heads of applicants!!!!

    Regards
    Gouresh Singhal
    Deptt: Electronics & Computer Science
    B Tech -I Year
    cell : + 91 7579087565
    email id:goureshster@gmail.com

  • LOOKINGFOR CO-FOUNDER /CEO

    LOOKINGFOR CO-FOUNDER /CEO ,Looking for a team to start development/Product and Service company on own property of 4.2 acres land in the heart of bangalore with in and around 20 top schools. some thing to do with Online Assessment and Learning Management Systems, application forms development, web hosting, College/School Management System and other products pertaining to education.

    Looking at a team to start the same, have 12+ years experience in IT with 7+in Technlogy and 4+ in Online Assessment and Learning Management Systems, application forms development, web hosting, College/School Management System and other products pertaining to education.
    Wright to rashok6@yahoo.com

  • http://www.smartgradtab.com eBird

    We are launching 3 new product which is having immense potential. One is already on the go

    http://www.smartgardtab.com.

    We are ready to accept a few investors to expand our market reach.

  • http://www.wittygift.com Pranoti

    Is a revolution in the gifting industry on its way?

    The Gift Industry which has now reached the 1000 Crore mark has become an immense market place and is growing with the various options and ideas coming up.The traditional ideas of gifting are now exhausted and new and unique ideas are now in vogue. Wittygift is the first ever company to enter the experiential gifting market in India. This concept is extremely famous in the Europe and has been recently got to India by Manvinder Kohli and Samuel Ziza in 2009. It gathers a range of experiences and categorizes them into Wellbeing, Culture, Leisure and Sports & Adventure.

    Gift is used as a means to strengthen relationships and studies show that experiences make us happier than possessions; experiences continue to provide happiness through memories long after the event occurred. So this concept of gifting an experience is expected to create a buzz in the gifting industry.

    The culture of gift giving was earlier restricted to festival season, however in recent times it has emerged as a tool for marketing, HR and PR Departments in all businesses and therefore the WittyGift boxes are now becoming popular among the corporates.

    How many of us want to go to the spa to pamper ourselves but are too lazy to go there? Or always dream of learning a few steps to shake a leg at the most awaited college or office party? Wouldn’t an experience box make your life easy as the first step is already taken for u! WittyGift has tapped this very need and is now tying up with the best suppliers in town to make your gift special and elite!

    So I guess clothes, bags, flowers, chocolates are soon going to become outdated. It is time to go beyond material gifts and try out something new and fun! WittyGift seems to be the formula for a perfect gift to leave an everlasting memory…

  • Karan

    Hi

    I am looking for Co-Founders/CTO/Mentors for a Web Based Start Up focussing on the Hospitality sector which is currently in the conception/Idea stage.You can reach me at koolkaran18@gmail.com

    Karan

  • http://www.meethimirchi.com Abhishek

    LOOKING FOR CO-FOUNDER / CEO @ e-COMMERCE STARTUP already Proto-typed and Beta Launched

    MeethiMirchi is a unique specialty webstore for Products famous from numerous hometowns. Currently it has been started with a few towns in Rajasthan – Marwar / Jodhpur and expected to grow in other towns shortly. It has received a superb response from various communities.

    to start with, we are focusing on Food products like Jodhpuri Sweets, Namkeen, Bakery, Dry Vegetables, MirchiBada, Kachori etc… been delivered the next business day at very competitive pricing.

    We look forward for co-founders in the business, especially in Marketing and Social Media Management.

    Kindly advice and connect at abhishek@meethimirchi.com

  • http://metiertao.m-s.co.in Ravi K Chava

    Competency Frameworks have emerged as a business requirement. Métier HR facilitates HR focus on organizational objectives and talent management by automating regular administrative tasks and targeting the competency gaps, succession planning, employee grievance, etc in an employee self service model.

    HR Manager’s dashboard in Metier HR – Cloud based HR Process Automation Suite – gives and instant idea of Organizational Readiness regarding skills and competencies required for present and planned succesion plans across the organization, in addition of other metrics.

    Today’s businesses are constantly seeking the right tools and strategies to IDENTIFY, MANAGE and DEVELOP TALENT to maintain their edge over competition and HR is continuously being urged to drive Organization Growth with newer ideas and initiatives.

    Métier HR facilitates modeling the organization based on competencies and addresses all the phases of the competency based management. Métier HR software has powerful modules, tightly integrated so that common and / or shared information is automatically updated at one place. The system can be deployed as an integrated solution or as stand alone modules, facilitating the user to automate the HR processes in a phased manner.

    HR Portal
    Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
    Recruitment
    HR Process – Leaves, Attendance, Transfers, Reimbursements, Seperation, etc
    Competency Assessment & Succession Planning (CASP)
    Training Scheduling & Tracking
    Allowances & Expense Reimbursement
    Personnel Appraisal
    Reminders
    Employee Forum & Knowledge Base

    Salient Advantages:
    Ø Up-to-date MIS Reports about the Human Pool driving the Organization
    Ø Completely web enabled with multi-browser compatibility
    Ø Multi-tier Security
    Ø Workflow Automation & Management
    Ø Information about each employee’s performance & job history
    Ø Instant access to attendance and leave records
    Ø Employee access to their information
    Ø Help desk to resolve employee’s grievances
    Ø Meets all major requirements
    Ø Built in Best Practices
    Ø Is customizable according to end user requirements

    Métier HR is built on N-Tier architecture where logic and processing is distributed among logical and physical “tiers“ which are conceptually separate, and can be physically located on different servers and even in different geographical locations which brings several benefits, especially in the key areas of security, stability, performance, scalability and maintainability, making our solution appropriate for organizations of any size.

  • http://www.Touristlink.com David Urmann

    We launched our startup http://www.touristlink.com in October. Our company is based out of Nagpur, India. Anyone wishing to discuss travel startups in India please feel free to contact us at support@touristlink.com

    Touristlink.com is social platform where travelers can interact with locals, fellow travelers and businesses that is backed by a wealth of information on destinations, popular places, restaurants, museums, hotels, rentals. Touristlink.Com looks to target the travel activities market by providing a service that lets travelers request the exact services they need and then receive multiple offers from travel providers. Most transactions in this $80 Billion marketplace are still occurring offline and 90% of providers state that they face product display and cost issues with existing distribution channels which are significant barriers to increasing sales. Touristlink intends to solve these problems and become the primary website for these transactions by providing a marketplace which is seamlessly built into a content rich social platform where travelers can interact with each other and with local businesses

  • Krithika

    Looking for shared office space in around Koramnagala, HSR or BTM. Immediate requirement. Please call if you are looking to share your office space.

  • http://www.brandsnyou.com chandrakant shah

    we are brandsnyou.com — india’s leading luxury shopping website , the site is under development. we were sourcing merchandise for fashionandyou , 99labels, brandmile , bayvogue and help them to grow unanimously. then we came up with the idea of starting own portal as i have got all supplier contacts and share good relationship with them .
    before that i was into garment manufacturing for casual so from there i have develop relationship with cooperate people as well as stock lot people who buy stock from company and supply to e-commerce officially

    with this concept we can generate good profits from website , people wants goog product @ rocking price.

    to start this we need capital in hand so hoping for the best to comr true

    rgds
    chandrakant shah
    9819510104

  • http://www.coupon2buy.com Ashim Dutta

    Coupon2buy.com -a daily buying website from India is looking our for funding. support@coupon2buy.com

  • http://homeideaz.in Rajiv

    Dear Sir,

    For way too long, the world of Interior Decor has been too fragmented and too diverse and one has had to source all over the place to look for interesting information, resources or ideas or Retailers & spend countless hours. Whether you are a Home Decor Enthusiast, a Home Lover, or an Interior Decorator, we are sure some time you would have wondered…’Why isn’t there an online place where I can find everything I need, research it well before I buy it? Well…we’ve created one, and are sure our users will love it say the Founders of Home Ideaz! HomeIdeaz.in has been founded by an extremely talented Team, with a deep passion & love for Interiors & Home Decor.

    Our Vision:
    HomeIdeaz.in has been created with a singular focus & vision to make it easier for ‘our users’ across India, to harness power of the Internet & make it easier to look for home decor ideas, products and resources …and in the process we help you build a happy & beautiful home.

    In addition to a hassle free online shopping experience, where users can select the products of their choice & the Portal closes the Deal for them, the Portal also offers Home Lovers a variety of value added services, tools and features that empowers Home Lovers to simplify their Home Decor Decisions & take the right decision from the convenience of their desk. Home Lovers can spend countless inspiring hours reading through thousands of the ‘best selected’ Home Decor Links & Blogs at one place, access over 9,500 of the best Home Decor Articles, view thousands of Inspiring Images & the best Decor Videos, join the active online Community of Deco Lovers, engage, share, participate in discussions, form Shopping Groups, shop online across 3,500 plus handpicked Home Décor Products & much, much more… absolutely free all!

    Co-Founder & Head Business Development, Ashokh Bharggav says – ‘The Indian Home Décor Market is a 15Bn$ Offline Opportunity, which we are addressing & we have massive plans to integrate this Industry online & our Beta Launch is the 1st step forward. We are also in talks with a large no of Offline Retailers & Merchants & are rapidly working towards offering the largest Indian Online Collection of Home Deco Products apart from the 3,500 products we already showcase for our users.

    We also see Home Ideaz as a very strong ‘engagement’ tool & platform for Interior Decorators, Architects apart from Retailers in reaching out to users pan India & engaging them. Our Goal is to be the ‘platform of choice’ online for Home Deco Industry & we are gearing up towards that. We also partner today with some of the Top leading Merchants & Brands Internationally such as Macy’s, Sears, Overstock, Home Depot, Efaucets, Target etc online via our Int’l portal & we plan to bring several of their handpicked products online to our Indian Users in the coming days – so that our users get the best products at their convenience all at a click of a mouse. For far too long, the entire process of doing up your home has been very tedious – this has to change!’

    Co-Founder & CTO, Rajiv UnniKrishnan adds – The idea is to very actively engage users in the decision making & buying process online & thus make the painful job of visiting 100s of outlets easier, by helping them decide & shortlist & buy online or then go to the short listed outlets to close the deal. We live in a very socially integrated world & users like to see, review, actively engage, discuss, & at times even try out products before they buy. We are soon also introducing Group Buying for this vertical as well as 3d Flip Books and Mood boards. Its our vision & passion to bring these elements at HomeIdeaz.in in the coming days…and we are sure our users are going to love what they see and engage in as we move forward! Our Beta Launch is the 1st step forward & all I can say for now.is watch this space for more!’

    We request you to kindly visit our website at your convenience, and spend a few minutes (hopefully a few hours too!) and kindly provide us with your valuable feedback &suggestions. We also request your kind assistance in sharing our website link HomeIdeaz.in with your users. We are sure, HomeIdeaz.in can provide them with a lot of ‘value-addition’ and also play a critical role as an online resource that they can using & coming back to, as they go about creating a home that reflects their dreams, what their life is all about…& a home that truly inspires both the people who come to visit and those who live in it.

    Thank you so much for your valuable time. We truly appreciate it!

  • http://cooljunk.in Gurpawan Mand

    Hi,

    CoolJunk is hiring Passionate Electronics Engineers!

    CoolJunk is bringing DIY Revolution in India. CJ develops DIY (do-it-yourself) Kits and Hardware models for
    practical education in Electronics, Technology and Science. Currently, more than 1000 students from 17 Schools of Delhi
    are using company’s flagship product, World of Electrons, to learn hands-on electronics.

    CJ in News:
    Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304259304576376923630741328.html#articleTabs_comments

    Opportunity: R & D, Electronics Engineer
    Position: Full time based out of Delhi
    Official Compensation: Competitive Salary + Stock Options
    Non-Official: Fun in Office + Beer/Soft Drinks(Often Free) + Company Summer Tour + Treats + Movies

    If you are interested to apply for the position, please find the details here at http://blog.cooljunk.in/2011/06/recruitment-event-for-passionate-diy.html
    Join us to make a difference!!!