|Number of Pages||304 Pages|
Personal Development & Self-Help
Young Turks features thirteen of the most inspiring and brilliant tech entrepreneurs of our age. It includes interviews with first-generation entrepreneurs like Naveen Tewari of inmobi, Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal of Flipkart, Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal of Snapdeal, V. S. S. Mani of Just Dial and Murugavel Janakiraman of BharatMatrimony. Based on the iconic TV show Young Turks, the book reveals how these individuals built multi-million dollar businesses and challenged the established tech giants of the world. It celebrates disruption and gives you the inside story of how these successful businesses revolutionized in areas of innovation, scale and sustainability of venture. With razor-sharp insights into these agile, forward-looking startups, this inspirational book is a must-have for every budding entrepreneur. Praise Shereen Bhan is one Indias most recognizable faces in TV journalism Young Turks is Indias longest running business show and has had hundreds of entrepreneurs interviewed The enthusiasm, daring, sacrifice, passion, hard work and dilemmas paving the entrepreneurial journey of promising entrepreneurs have been well portrayed by Shereen Bhan, Indias pre-eminent business TV anchor and Syna Dehnugara. This book will raise the confidence of entrepreneurs to fulfill the dreams of our founding fathers. It is a must read for every aspiring entrepreneur. - N. R. Narayana Murthy, founder, Infosys There is a saying, may you live in interesting times 157, all entrepreneurs live in interesting times. They are at the centre of the process of creative destruction 157. Every day thousands of entrepreneurs go to work hoping to create the company of the future. CNBC - TV18s program Young Turks has brought us face-to-face with exciting entrepreneurs for the last 13 years and inspired many youngsters to emulate them. I am happy to see CNBC TV18 releasing a book that features some the best material of the TV series. It will be a handy reference to understand the motivation and the method of some of the best entrepreneurs of India. I wish the team of Young Turks and CNBC TV18 the very best for the success of the book. - N. Chandrasekeran, CEO, TCS With more than 90% failure rate, building a start-up is perhaps one of the hardest and riskiest jobs in the world and yet there are enough success stories out there that feed into the charisma and magic of building a business from scratch. Young Turks is that rare book that provides us a glimpse into many such inspiring real-world, evidence-based insights, best practices and lessons learned by others who have successfully taken this journey. I whole-heartedly recommend this book to every aspiring entrepreneur or even a hardened corporate chieftain as a north star for their entrepreneurial aspirations. - Vineet Nayar, former CEO, HCL technologies and founder, sampark foundation I am delighted to learn that the Young Turks series produced and anchored by Shereen will now be published as a book. Celebrating at it does the indomitable spirit of Indias young entrepreneurs, this popular series has no doubt inspired many to follow their dreams and shape a new destiny for our country. It is immensely heartening to see this young, confident generation taking to entrepreneurship on the strength of their conviction, creative abilities, innovative capacity and boundless enthusiasm. They indeed have the potential to redefine the nations future by creating the competitive Indian enterprises of tomorrow. I would like to specially congratulate Shereen for this outstanding programme and for her tireless efforts in capturing the rich repertoire of experiences and efforts, memorable achievements and challenges of our young torchbearers of the future. Commendable work indeed, Shereen and heres wishing you many more successes in the future. - Y. C. Deveshwar, chairman ITC limited. I love these revealing and beautifully told stories as they are powerful learning tools for Indias aspiring entrepreneurs. The open and honest way these CEOs talk about their mistakes and how they pivoted when their backs were up against the wall is captivating. I have guest hosted Young Turks in Delhi and Im a long-time admirer of Sheerens talent and passion to inspire Indias future business leaders. - John Sculley, former CEO, Apple. About the Author Shereen Bhan is the managing editor of CNBC - TV18. She is the anchor-editor of Young Turks, one of Indias longest running shows on entrepreneurs that has successfully built a niche in business news programming. She has been producing and anchoring flagship news shows like India business hour and whats hot for over a decade. She is also the host of overdrive, which has won the new television award for best auto show for three consecutive years. Shereen has been the recipient of the best business talk show award at the news television awards for two years consecutively. She also won the FICCI woman of the year award for her contribution to the media in 2005 and was named a young global leader by the world economic forum. Syna Dehnugara Syna Dehnugara is a journalist and television producer based in Delhi. Associated with business news channels for eight years now, her area of work includes interpreting the impact of economic and social policies on business and in turn, the impact on livelihood, education, healthcare and social progress. Her other big focus has been co-producing Young Turks, Indias longest running show on entrepreneurship on CNBC - TV18. The show keeps her optimistic and inspired. Shes been planning a big year of travel for years now and hopes to make 2015 that year with her husband and very own Young Turk in tow.