Reliance Industries is one of the amazing success stories in Indian corporate history that arrives once in a century. The story of their founder Dhirubhai Ambani is even more interesting. In 1977 Reliance Industries listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange which initiated the equity cult in India. In the 80s they became a 'Textile Giant',… Continue reading Why does the Reliance Brand not leave the shores of India ?
(via CNN) How golf helps drive the U.S. economy >>>>>> Golf contributes US$ 68 billion to the U.S. economy... World Golf Foundation President Barack Obama's love of golf is well documented, one report even claiming he spends more time on the course than in economic meetings. "One, he's arguably the busiest man in… Continue reading Golf and the U.S. economy
Town Essentials goes Consumer. Founded by Amar Murty and supported by yours truly, Town was primarily a B2B service, servicing 400 restaurants, caterers, institutional canteens, in and around Bangalore, on the lines of Sysco. In serendipity, we discovered, about 30 families around Bangalore were using our service. We investigated "Why?" these customers were buying… Continue reading Portfolio In the News 22-Jan-2012
Once in a while, I have decided to write about my portfolio companies. I would like to start with Clover Greens, adjacent to Clover Fields, off Sarjapur Attibelle link road, Bangalore. "A passion became an obsession. It drove 6 men who loved to play the game also build one. A course few know about, no… Continue reading Introducing Clover Greens
Clover Greens Hosts First Pro Tour: The blustery conditions may have played havoc with the scores on the opening day but most pros found a way to tackle the wind, which was far worse in the second round, to return low scores in the third leg of the Hero Moto Corp- Women's Professional Golf Championships… Continue reading Portfolio in the News, Sept 2011
(via TOI) Indian Mindspark to help US students learn Maths. Ahmedabad-based Educational Initiatives (EI) is all set to take their latest invention - Mindspark - to help the students in USA to master their multiplication, division and more with greater ease. EI was founded by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) graduates Sridhar Rajagopalan and… Continue reading Portfolio News, April 2011
Clover Greens driving range is now open. The range is open from 7 am to 5 pm and open to non-members also. Non members pay a Rs 100 cover charge on weekdays and Rs 200 on weekends. A bucket of balls costs Rs 50. Driving range has added more flexibility to Clover Greens. It now… Continue reading Clover Greens Driving Range Now Open