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Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI/SRV Media): During 2020, many startups were virtually launched from SIBM Pune. This was primarily due to the MBA (InnovationEntrepreneurship) program, which has its objective to enable startups by providing them with the ecosystem that can enable them to be successful.

"The MBA (IE) program has Prof Yogesh Brahmankar as its startup evangelist. Prof Arjun Panchal is the program in-charge who is supported by the faculty members including Prof Sandeep Bhattacharya, Prof Dr Madhura Bedarkar, Prof Dr Ravi Kumar and others," says Dr Ramakrishnan Raman - Director SIBM Pune and Dean Faculty of Management Symbiosis International (Deemed University).

"The program also gets immense support from a galore of visiting faculty members and entrepreneurs. The 'Innovation Council' ably led by MBA (IE) students, takes extra efforts in adding value to all students. All this makes SIBM Pune's MBA (IE) program very unique," Dr Raman adds.

A few startups, which have launched their operations, have been highly successful. Some of them include A R EXPORTS, Adeza Retail, Digital Grahak, Flaneur, Fosterooh Enterprises, Jaivik Farms, Kalakari, Passionfruit, Seed Nation, Slango, WoodBulk Furnitures and World of Tea.

A R EXPORTS (Adeza Retail (wAdeza Retail has a 30 minutes delivery model, in which one can order from the Adeza Retail website and the product would get delivered at the door step with-in 30 mins. The customer also has an option to pick the products from the neighborhood store. They have their first retail store at Nainital and have their plans to take their stores across India.

Founded by Parth Arora and Aditi Goel, Digital Grahak (www.digitalgrahak.in), is an internet marketing startup with a vision to bring Small and Medium Enterprises and Startups on the digital platforms and enable them to get more "Grahak" (Customers).

Digital Grahak provides tailor-made affordable marketing solutions and promises to increase ROI (Return on Investment) by converting leads using online reach. They have 15 clients from diverse industries such as E-Retail, B2B Manufacturing, Education etc.

Harsha Hemnani and Priya Thakur founded Flaneur (Fosterooh (Jaivik Farms (Kalakari founded by Rashi P Thakkar offers various types of jewellery ranging from western jewellery to traditional jewellery and already has more than 500 happy retail customers50 B2B clients. Kalakari focuses on artificial jewellery specialised into oxidised, german silverpure silver polish jewellery. Kalakari has its customers spread all over India and also has customers in UKUSA.

Jhalak Agarwal a student of SIBM Pune pursuing MBA (IE) founded his venture named Passionfruit. It offers unique and trendy unisex accessories for both men and women. It is a one stop store for all fashion and accessory needs. The start-up already has 100 customers. The personalised daisy necklace, hand-embroidered minion earring and the super trendy snake chain are hot selling products of Passionfruit.

Seed Nation (Founded in 2020, by Yatin Batra, Shrushti Hathi, the MBA (IE) students of SIBM Pune, offer its consumers the freedom to snack without any guilt. They presently have fifteen products and also have a unique subscription box on their online portal, that allows customers to subscribe for a monthly box of these snacks. Each snack is a combination of wholesome, high-quality ingredients and flavours to deliver a delicious and healthy snacking experience for the customers.

Slango (Founded in 2020 in Pune by five classmates Adhiraaj Solanki, Mudit Sharma, Rajdeep Nath, Rohan Bora and Tanzeel Hussain pursuing MBA (IE), WoodBulk characterizes itself as providers of modern-looking, space-efficientmultipurpose pieces of furniture and accessories in their adjacency. WoodBulk works on the following ethos: preliminary design by hand, generationoptimization of computer-aided design and analyses of structural, material and ergonomic integrity.

World of tea is a new entrant in the tea industry with a vision to provide exotic tea to all age groups. World of tea was founded by Aditya Idate who is also an MBA(IE) student of SIBM Pune. It offers flavoured tea like Rose, Saffron, Blueberry and Fruit tea along with Sanjivani Ayurvedic tea with 12 different spices and ayurvedic ingredients. Aditya Idate claims that the Sanjivani Ayurvedic tea helps in boosting immunity.

This story is provided by SRV Media. ANI will not be responsible in any way for the content of this article. (ANI/SRV Media)

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