CNBC TV 18 Young Turks – Ideas Without Boundaries (Summer Special) (TX: 23rd April ’10)Team YS
This week on ‘Young Turks - Ideas Without Boundaries’ we beat the heat with 3 cool ideas!
Meet Sachiin Joshi Founder of XXX, India’s first homegrown energy drink brand. Gen next of the Rs 1000 Cr JMJ group, Sachin launched XXX in 2009 to experience the extreme excitement of entrepreneurship. A principal sponsor of the Kolkata Knight Riders, Sachiin hopes XXX will capture a third of the Rs 300 Cr energy drink market in India by the end of this year.
Also catch Gurpreet Singh, the young entrepreneur giving 60 year old dessert manufacturer, GIANI’S a makeover. From importing machines from Italy, to getting a robust supply chain in place, this Young Turk’s journey from the bylanes of Chandni Chowk to a swanky mall near you is a fascinating one. Today GIANI’s operates 24 outlets in Delhi, serving out more than 50 flavours of ice cream and scooped up revenues of over Rs10 Cr last year.
Meet an entrepreneurial trio, who can help you create your own little green haven in the midst of a concrete jungle. Reena Chengappa, Sriram Aravamudan and Shailesh Deshpande, the team behind My Sunny Balcony, gave up their corporate careers and decided to get their hands dirty! Launched in 2009, My Sunny Balcony designs green spaces that not only fits the size of your balcony but also your pocket! With 40 gardens already done, the trio is looking at moving beyond Bangalore and notch up close to a lakh every month.