On Young Turks Transformers, our Game Changer this week is Tauseef Mirza, driving the over Rs 350 Cr leather footwear venture, Mirza International. Starting up as manufacturers and exporters of finished leather, Tauseef stepped in to the business in 1990 to launch its footwear arm. Today among the largest exporters for more than a dozen international brands like Next, River Island and Harrods Tauseef also has big global plans for his brand Red Tape.
On Change Agents meet Nitin Goel Co-founder, GREENOBIN. A waste management company GREENOBIN provides a complete range of recycling and waste paper management facilities to industrial and commercial customers. Providing segregated recycling bins GREENOBIN carries out waste audits and makes sure that your paper waste not only gets reduced but also reaches the recyclers and not a landfill. Currently serving corporates in the Gurgaon and the NCR region Nitin plans to expand his services to institutions and residential societies by next year.
On Launch Pad meet the founder of India’s first and only electronic programme guide provider, Atul Phadnis. His venture Whats On India provides you real time updates of your favourite TV shows. Powering programme schedules to over 10 million set-top-boxes across DTH, Cable and IPTV, Whats on India today is live on air with service providers like Hathway, Airtel, Reliance Big TV and Digicable. Rated by Forbes India among the top 5 start-ups to watch out for in 2010, Atul plans to reach out to 20 million homes by the end of this year.