• Sahaya Speaks: What is Sahaya Society?

    Sahaya Speaks: What is Sahaya Society?

    Living Rise | December 23, 2011

    Sahaya Society is an organization that pairs thousands of children who want and need to be educated with college students who have the energy, enthusiasm, and time to teach. We aspire to provide each child with a strong educational foundation in English, basic computer knowledge and life skills.

  • Innovation on Wheels

    Innovation on Wheels

    Entrepreneurship | December 28, 2011

    By the year 2020, India is predicted to have not only the largest labour force in the world, but also the youngest. However, with the burgeoning population of urban youth and college degrees, there co-exists a pathetic state of mass sub-urban/rural unemployment statistic that makes the Indian economy seem like a convoluted paradox.

  • Tell us what you’ve been up to in 2011!

    Tell us what you’ve been up to in 2011!

    News & Updates | December 29, 2011

    2011 has been an exciting year for the Rise Team....

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  • [Round One Winner: 3/8] Vikrant Baibhaw – Eco-friendly bags, affordable alternative of polythene bags

    [Round One Winner: 3/8] Vikrant Baibhaw – Eco-friendly bags, affordable alternative of polythene bags

    Living Rise | December 30, 2011

    Vikrant and his brother Vishant started an NGO that helps underprivileged children. They then created a green business with a 500 crore potential. He is one of the winners for Spark the Rise Round 1.

  • Round 1 Winners of Spark the Rise Visit Mumbai – Colin’s Thoughts

    Round 1 Winners of Spark the Rise Visit Mumbai – Colin’s Thoughts

    News & Updates | December 23, 2011

    The recent visit of Round 1 winners of Spark the Rise to the Mahindra Towers affirmed this belief. The winning project champions presented their projects with an infectious enthusiasm: it was clear to us that their ideas – diverse in scope and size – were born out of personal experience and an impressive drive.

  • [Round One Winner: 2/8] Gowtham Udayashankar – Gatesure

    [Round One Winner: 2/8] Gowtham Udayashankar – Gatesure

    Living Rise | December 28, 2011

    Gowthan Udayashankar devised a solution—Gatesure—to optimize the time of both passengers and airlines, while preventing prevent passenger confusion at airports.

  • [Round One Winner: 1/8] Vijay Bhaskhar – Kisan Raja – Smart Irrigation Automation Solutions.

    [Round One Winner: 1/8] Vijay Bhaskhar – Kisan Raja – Smart Irrigation Automation Solutions.

    Living Rise | December 23, 2011

    Vijay Bhaskar, one of the winners for Round 1 for Spark the Rise, has developed a product that improves the lives of farmers–providing them safety, and saving them time, money, and labor—by allowing them to water their fields remotely via their cell phones.

  • No crying over chilled milk: Promethean Power

    No crying over chilled milk: Promethean Power

    Agriculture & Rural Development | December 29, 2011

    When Sam White and Sorin Grama of Promethean Power Systems...