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10 Must-Read Books for All Aspiring Entrepreneurs

June 24th , 2016
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Category: Blog Post

There are times when all entrepreneurs struggle and need some help getting back up on their feet.  These are books written by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs as a way to give guidance throughout the business journey.  The lessons given in these books provide a new insight to the challenges faced by entrepreneurs as well as a new way of seeing things in Read More…

7 Life Skills an Entrepreneur Should Learn

May 29th , 2016
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Category: Blog Post

It takes more than just technical and business proficiency for an entrepreneur to succeed- it takes particular life skills.  These are abilities that extend farther than the normal primary layer of expertise and are critical in order to maintain proper business relations and function.  Success over challenges in entreprenuership goes beyond intellect and embraces emotional qualities and other life skills. Read More…

How Entrepreneurs Should Build A Good Bank Proposal

May 16th , 2016
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Category: Business Funding

The term ‘bank proposal’ can create a pit in the stomach for many a new and accomplished entrepreneur. Funding and loans are the most challenging and fear-inducing tasks as you decide to embark on your entrepreneurial journey. However, with the help and guidance of experts, these tasks become pretty simple and doable; which is why deAsra Foundation is here. We Read More…

Importance of Social Presence in Business, for Entrepreneurs

May 9th , 2016
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Category: Blog Post

Gone are the days when ‘Social’ just meant ‘For the society’ or ‘Social work’. Today, ‘Social’ has an all-new meaning and is critical in the world of business. Entrepreneurs, whether aspiring, new, or established, cannot afford to ignore the importance of Social Media and the effects of their presence on social media, also known as ‘new media,’ in business. Even if you are Read More…

An entrepreneur’s ready-to-use Business Guide.

April 24th , 2016
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Category: Blog Post

Floundering for answers, searching and hunting for ways to do things fast, seems to be the norm for entrepreneurs, at least when they are just starting out. More so, in the case of that oh-so-critical project report. So dear entrepreneurs, your prayers are answered as there are quick and relatively simplified ways to get a project report done. How? With Read More…

25 tips for budding entrepreneurs from our Special 25!

March 22nd , 2016
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Category: Blog Post

deAsra has successfully completed one year. And as part of our celebrations, we spent some time on introspecting the year gone by. What stood out from that introspection session are some solid tips from our very own Special 25 entrepreneurs (This has nothing to do with the movie- Special 26, please note! J ); these are entrepreneurs whom deAsra has Read More…

Happy Women’s Month!

March 8th , 2016
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Category: Blog Post

Free registrations for women entrepreneurs at deAsra, starting today! 8th of March is celebrated the world over as International Woman’s Day. Individuals, companies, fathers, sons, husbands, brothers, men in particular and practically everyone out there, puts in their bit to offer their love and respect to the women in their lives. Many ads, videos, messages, roses, cakes, gifts, fly around. Read More…

Learn. Earn. Return – The story behind deAsra Foundation

February 29th , 2016
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Category: Blog Post

The story of how Dr. Anand Deshpande founded Persistent Systems Ltd. and how he built it step by step into the huge IT giant it is today, will be written in golden letters in Indian Start-up history.  We also know that here is one man who believes in doing more than what he has accomplished; a man who strives to Read More…

Earn your bread and eat it too…

February 25th , 2016
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Category: Food Business

As life gets faster and time on hand gets shorter, people look for ways to save time in their daily chores. A quick sandwich or a few biscuits are so much easier to carry and eat on the go, rather than roti-subzi. That is how, bread, an item which the British brought into India, and which was once supposedly used Read More…

Fashion your future.

February 22nd , 2016
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Category: Fashion Business

A famous French fashion designer said, “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” In modern times, this very apt statement transcends the gender constraint as we find men and women being equally fashion conscious. With its inherent diversity and richness in attire, India too, is fast following in the footsteps of the West Read More…