Alumni in Media

Kailash Munipella, PGP Class of 2005

ISB alumnus Kailash Munipella talks about how MBA and his peers in class made him understand the importance of correct financial planning in life. “The course helped me realise the universe of financial products but it was also my peers who made me introspect on how I had been handling my money”. Read the story in Mint

Ed-tech startup CollegeDekho, by ISB alumnus Ruchir Arora, has received $2 million (around Rs 13.2 crore) – its third round of funding – from London-based Man Capital LLP, Girnar Software and other investors. The funds will be used to bolster the company’s technology capabilities, expand collaboration with international colleges and ramp up marketing including more offline campaigns. Read the news in Franchise India
Abhijit Onkar, PGP Class of 2010

ISB alumnus Abhijit Onkar is the Co-founder and CEO of GraduFund startup that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide hassle-free career guidance and micro-financing options to graduates, through web and mobile channels. He says, “Our core strategy is to drive value for everyone in the education ecosystem through easy availability of micro-credit “. Read the news in Techgig | Yourstory

ISB alumnus and Founder & CEO, Nutrova Akshay Pai talks about his venture and future plans. He reveals his goal of developing evidence based, easy to use nutritional and nutraceutical products, combined with easy to understand information rooted in science, which together would enable people to take charge of their health. Read the story here
Srishti Bakshi, PGP Class of 2011

"My walk represents a fight against violence and deep-rooted gender bias in the country,” says ISB alumnus Srishti Bakshi. Srishti is on a walk from Kanyakumari to Kashmir. This walk aims to empower women through digital and financial literacy. Read the story in Times of India | Hindustan Times
ISB alumnus Srishti Bakshi has reached Punjab in her mission to create awareness of the security and social status of women in the country. Srishti is undertaking a 3,800-km journey on foot, over 260 days, from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, to mobilise communities to make India a safer country for girls and women by empowering them with digital and financial security. Read more in Tribune
ISB alumnus Srishti Bakshi talks about her on-foot journey from Kanyakumari to Kashmir. Srishti who visited ISB, Mohali campus will now walk further towards Ludhiana and Jalandhar. Sharing her thoughts, she says, “We actually spend a lot of time in rural areas of the country and very little in the cities because our aim is to motivate women and girls with financial and digital literacy”. Read the news in Times of India.

Minnat Lalpuria, PGP Class of 2012

ISB alumnus Minnat Lalpuria shares the success story of her startup 7Vachan, a wedding consultancy. She shares how the company that started with an investment of Rs 2 lakh now has a turnover of Rs 10-12 crore every year. Read her story here

Abhishek Shah, PGP Class of 2010 & Prayat Shah, PGP Class of 2014
Wellthy Therapeutics Pvt Ltd, co-founded by ISB alumni Abhishek Shah and Prayat Shah, has raised Rs 13.5 crore ($2.1 million) in a seed round of funding. The company operates a mobile-based diabetes management platform. Read the news here


Sravanth Gajula, PGP Class of 2014
IISB alumnus and co-founder of AdOnMo, Sravanth Gajula is trying to provide intelligent outdoor advertising solutions by mounting digital screens atop cabs and outdoor screens. Sravanth talks about his startup and its future plans. Read the news in YourStory
Nipun Malhotra, PGP MFAB Class of 2016
ISB alumnus Nipun Malhotra highlights the challenges faced by the differently abled inseeking and claiming insurance, and the practices of the insurance regulator. Read his article in The Print 
Ravi Teja, PGP Class of 2016
ISB alumnus and co-founder of Ayasta Technologies, Ravi Teja A helps customers monitor electrical systems in real time and gives actionable insights to prevent failures with its proprietary platform Convergent Electrical Grid Monitoring & Analysis System (CEGMA™). He talks about his startup and its operations. Read the news here