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Entrepreneurship is a roller-coaster ride; perfect work-life balance may be impossible

Monday, June 29, 2015 | More »

K Ganesh
India’s startup landscape is truly booming thanks to the abundant supply of capital. However, many entrepreneurs and investors are over-awed by the glamour associated with a startup and fail to understand the intricacies of building a successful company. This euphoria takes them on a roller-co...

K & Meena Ganesh buy design firm and pivot it into online furniture marketplace HomeLane

Monday, August 25, 2014 | More »

Entrepreneur couple K Ganesh and Meena, best known for setting up the education-cum-consumer internet services firm TutorVista Global Pvt Ltd and selling it to UK-based Pearson Plc in a $213 million deal, has acquired Bangalore-based offline design firm Bello Interiors Pvt Ltd and converted it into ...

What do investors have to say about Flipkart’s funding, Amazon’s war chest

Thursday, July 31, 2014 | More »

Flipkart announced a mega $1 billion funding round and Amazon raised the stakes by committing $2 billion investment in India to support its rapid growth in India. Flipkart’s fundraise, in particular, has set a new benchmark and a major booster for Indian tech firms. While some key VC firms which h...

E-com marketplace for refurbished products Overcart.com raises funding from K Ganesh, others

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | More »

Delhi-based Exit10 Marketing Pvt Ltd, the company behind Overcart.com, an e-commerce marketplace for over-stock, unboxed, refurbished and pre-owned products, has secured an undisclosed amount in funding from serial entrepreneur K Ganesh and wife Meena, besides a few other individuals. The capital w...

TutorVista founders K Ganesh & Meena Ganesh acquire e-learning venture avagmah

Friday, April 18, 2014 | More »

Husband-wife duo cum serial entrepreneurs and K Ganesh and Meena Ganesh have returned to the digital education business by acquiring avagmah, an online education services venture, for an undisclosed amount. The company is now close to raising Rs 100 crore (just under $17 million) for expansion to ...

Online media startup Oximity raises over $600K from Ronnie Screwvala, K Ganesh, others

Thursday, March 27, 2014 | More »

London-based online media startup Oximity Ltd has secured $620,000 in seed funding from a group of individuals, including Ronnie Screwvala, founder and CEO of UTV Group; K Ganesh, co-founder of TutorVista, which was acquired by British media group Pearson Inc; and AppLabs founder Sashi Reddi. The c...

TC Debate: Can India beat Silicon Valley in the next few years?

Friday, February 28, 2014 | More »

Till a few years ago, talented young people from India went to the US or Europe to take up plum jobs at MNCs, after graduating from premier institutes such as IIMs and IITs. However, this trend has changed drastically. Now, Indian graduates are no more seeking jobs abroad. They are more enthusiastic...

K Ganesh’s Portea Medical raises $8M from Accel Partners & Ventureast, eyes acquisitions

Monday, December 2, 2013 | More »

Portea Medical Pvt Ltd, a provider of in-home healthcare services in India, has secured Rs 48 crore ($8 million) from Accel Partners and Ventureast. According to Portea chairman K Ganesh, the company is in preliminary talks to acquire a few service providers operating in the healthcare space. Althou...

Building a billion-dollar business should not be the only target for Indian entrepreneurs: TutorVista founder K Ganesh

Thursday, August 22, 2013 | More »

Building a billion-dollar company should not be the only target for Indian startups and entrepreneurs, according to serial entrepreneur K Ganesh. Talking in a panel session at #WhereDoWeGoNow organised by GSF Accelerator in Bangalore, Ganesh also observed that lack of role models and fear of failure...

Growth Story’s K Ganesh on his new venture, portfolio companies, future plans and more

Thursday, July 25, 2013 | More »

K Ganesh
According to serial entrepreneurs and strategic investors K Ganesh and wife Meena, starting a venture and investing in a venture are as different as acting in and directing a movie. The couple, who has successfully started and exited four companies, besides incubating and investing in another six, h...

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