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Project Impact #8 : Shailesh Gupta, Founder of YoloBus and Innov8

[Wepreneurs] Project Impact #8 : Shailesh Gupta, Founder of YoloBus and Innov8

I streaked out on my entrepreneurial journey in 3rd year of my college with my first startup Ecozen Solutions.

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[The Turning Point] How a bitter travel experience led this entrepreneur to start intercity travel startup Yolobus

[Your Story] [The Turning Point] How a bitter travel experience led this entrepreneur to start intercity travel startup Yolobus

In 2018, IIT Kharagpur alumnus and serial entrepreneur Shailesh Gupta was travelling from Bengaluru to Chennai to meet a professor at IIT Madras.

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Yolobus founder Shailesh Gupta has always chased his Ikigai

[Economictimes] Yolobus founder Shailesh Gupta has always chased his Ikigai

Shailesh Gupta, CEO and co-founder at Yolobus, is a firm believer in the Japanese concept of Ikigai – a reason to jump out of bed each morning.

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Yolobus closes $3.3 million Series-A funding, places hygiene and safety top priorities

[Cnbc18] Yolobus closes $3.3 million Series-A funding, places hygiene and safety top priorities

Defying COVID-19 crisis, Gurgaon-based start-up Yolobus has secured a $3.3 million Series A round of financing…

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Is Work From Home (WFH) during Lockdown Productive? Part-2

[Varindia] Is Work From Home (WFH) during Lockdown Productive? Part-2

Is Work From Home (WFH) during Lockdown Productive? Part-2…

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The Indian private sector is coming together to battle the COVID-19 crisis

[Silicon India] The Indian private sector is coming together to battle the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has affected every sector and every living being across the globe. Due to this pandemic the entire world is facing serious crisis and our country India is also on the verge of the same, Government of India with the support of the 1.3 billion population is taking serious measures to curtail the deadly virus. While the Government of India has announced several health packages to fight the pandemic, private organisations such as Reliance and Vedanta have also stood up to help India fight the situation…

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The Mobility Maelstrom – For a Country on the Move

[CEO Insights] The Mobility Maelstrom – For a Country on the Move

Penetration. Just 115 years ago, drivers did not have the convenience of satellite navigation or software support in vehicles. But we need to re-imagine seamless connectivity between various modes of transport today. While urban centres rank higher, the connectivity and convenience factors drop as we move to exo-urban areas and interiors. We can look at the Singapore Smart Mobility project for inspiration. Their ‘Vehicle to Everything’ initiative defines a new benchmark for ambition…

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Golf and the Entrepreneurial Mindset: What I learnt

[NextBigWhat] Golf and the Entrepreneurial Mindset: What I learnt

The typical entrepreneur is known to have pockets overflowing with ideas. They find it
hard to stop thinking about the Next Big Idea. So how does this play out in reality? The
answer is, it depends – on their ability to focus and not get distracted…

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The 4Ps of New Age Business

[Business World] The 4Ps of New Age Business

Philip Kotler established the immortal 4Ps of marketing; a simple theory that is still relevant in this ever-altering business landscape…

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Its Leap Day Startups! What Are You Going To Do With These Extra 24 hours

[INC42] Its Leap Day Startups! What Are You Going To Do With These Extra 24 hours

1) No one experiences the love-hate relationship with time as much as an entrepreneur
2) 2020, is the prophesied Indian year of impact by Dr Kalam
3) Entrepreneurs have an innate ability to spot the unseen in the seemingly mundane and obvious way

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Google, Flipkart, Swiggy, gig economy startups spring to action to contain Covid-19 c

[Tech Circle] Google, Flipkart, Swiggy, gig economy startups spring to action to contain Covid-19 c

As the number of people infected by the Covid-19 virus in India continues to rise, gig economy startups and companies across the country and especially in Bengaluru have sprung into action to contain the crisis and maintain business continuity. From homegrown firms such as Flipkart and Swiggy to global players with extensive operations here, such as Amazon and WeWork, companies have rolled out a slew of safety measures starting with stringent hygiene standards within the workplace to encouraging employees to work remotely…

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Leap Year: How To Utilize the Extra Day As An Entrepreneur

[Entrepreneur India] Leap Year: How To Utilize the Extra Day As An Entrepreneur

No one experiences the love-hate relationship with time as much as an entrepreneur. There’s always more to do. One more feature to build, one more customer to acquire, one more crisis to conquer to make the day worth it…

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Is there a difference in productivity of men and women

[The Hans India] Is there a difference in productivity of men and women

Taking care of chores at home, women do five times more unpaid work then men, and there is no mechanism to capture that in monetary terms or in contribution towards the economy…

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Tackling Issues Of Women’s Safety and Health In India

[Entrepreneur India] Tackling Issues Of Women’s Safety and Health In India

On International Women’s Day, Entrepreneur India talks to experts and start-ups who are working to solve a few of the many problems that exist and on what still needs to be done going forward…

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Work from home, firms tell staffers

[Times Of India] Work from home, firms tell staffers

Ask employees to drop travel plans: mettings go online…

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Startups welcome FM Sitharaman’s Budget 2020-21 – The Statesman

[Washington Latest] Startups welcome FM Sitharaman’s Budget 2020-21 – The Statesman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Union Budget 2020-21 evoked a mixed reaction from all industries and corporate world, but the government’s initiative to help startup has been welcomed by this small and yet emerging industry…

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Yolo Secures INR4.28 Crore in Seed Funding Round

[Business Ex Com] Yolo Secures INR4.28 Crore in Seed Funding Round

The Gurugram inter-city transportation and mobility firm, Yolo TravelTech Pvt. Ltd has secured nearly INR 4.28 crore in the seed funding round…

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YOLO raised $600,000 in seed funding

[Short Pedia] YOLO raised $600,000 in seed funding

Intercity transportation startup YOLO has raised $600,000 in its seed funding round from an undisclosed VC firm and a couple of other angel investors. YOLO is going to use the fund to invest across the country for expansion, marketing and improving their technology. Started in August 2019, YOLO has a fleet of 20+ buses till date and it can be booked through the YOLO app, Paytm, MakeMyTrip or the Redbus app…

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Intercity bus startup YOLO raises seed funding of $600,000

[News Dig] Intercity bus startup YOLO raises seed funding of $600,000

Gurugram-based intercity transportation startup YOLO has raised $600,000 as seed funding from an undisclosed VC Firm and a couple of angel investors…

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Industry heads welcome Sitharaman’s ‘Balanced Budget’

[Exchange4media] Industry heads welcome Sitharaman’s ‘Balanced Budget’

While most industry heads have lauded the Bharat Net allocation and impetus to start-ups, some players say there is an absence of big gun announcements and feel-good measures…

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Union Budget 2020: What startup’s expect?

[The Economic Times (Auto)] Union Budget 2020: What startup’s expect?

Since the startup revolution is picking up, and slowly finding its way ahead, ETAuto takes a sneak peek at the key expectations of top startups in the automotive sector…

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2020 Budget reaction from experts

[This Week India] 2020 Budget reaction from experts

Naveen Chava, CEO, IDSign reacted, “With the union budget themed around three strong aspects- Aspirational India, Economic Development and Caring Society, the Government of India has reassured its promise in promoting the Indian startup ecosystem for a vibrant and inclusive economy…

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YOLO receives $600000 in seed funding

[The Financial Express] YOLO receives $600000 in seed funding

YOLO receives $600000 in seed funding…

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YOLO receives $600000 in seed funding

[The Hindu Business Line] YOLO receives $600000 in seed funding

Gurugram-based premium bus service start-up, YOLO, has raised seed funding of $600,000 by a VC firm and a couple of angel investors. The funds raised will be invested in marketing, territory expansion and technology…

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Intercity bus startup YOLO raises seed funding of $600,000

[Your Story] Intercity bus startup YOLO raises seed funding of $600,000

YOLO aims to use the funding to expand its full-stack bus services across South India, and scale across Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore…

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Inter-city bus service startup Yolo raises seed funding

[VC Circle] Inter-city bus service startup Yolo raises seed funding

Yolo TravelTech Pvt. Ltd, which operates inter-city transportation and mobility platform Yolo, has raised $600,000 (approximately Rs 4.28 crore at current exchange rates) in a seed funding round.

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Startups welcome FM Sitharaman’s Budget 2020-21

[the statesman] Startups welcome FM Sitharaman’s Budget 2020-21

Shailesh Gupta – “This union budget has some well thought out initiatives such as reduce income tax for individuals, emphasis on connecting India, saying No to pollution…

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CNBC-TV18 News

[CNBC-TV18 News] CNBC-TV18 News

Yolobus recently announced a fund raise of $600,000.
The venture today revised the fund raise to $800,000.

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Travel comfortably with YOLO bus

[NDTV HOP] Travel comfortably with YOLO bus

Travel comfortably with YOLO bus

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Intercity bus service YOLO raises $800,000 in seed funding, plans to go pan-India in a year’s time

[Firstpost] Intercity bus service YOLO raises $800,000 in seed funding, plans to go pan-India in a year’s time

Intercity bus service YOLO raises $800,000 in seed funding, plans to go pan-India in a year’s time

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Yolo Bus Triangle
Yolo Bus Triangle