Market void, zero funding and a killer idea

GetSetGig is an online marketplace to hire live performing artists within a 24-hour span. Corporate events, weddings, lounges and bars, malls and private parties... they are covering it all for budgets ranging from 5,000 bucks to 5 lakh rupees. With popular bands like Aaankhmicholi, Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Cafe, Daira, Aflatunes, Folk Masti and Bollywood singer Nupur … Continue reading Market void, zero funding and a killer idea

The feminist on a quest to find out why Indian men rape

[Gutsy media consultant Tara Kaushal on her ambitious crowdfunded project Why Indian Men Rape] What comes to mind when I hear the word "rape" isn't the highly publicised 2012 Delhi gang rape (etched in memory as the Nirbhaya case) but the images from multiple "eve teasings" on New Year's eves in Mumbai. Gateway of India, … Continue reading The feminist on a quest to find out why Indian men rape

Life isn’t the same after solo travelling

(Guest writer Darshana Gupta quit her day job in Mumbai at a publicity firm and discovered solo travel back in December 2013. She writes about her insights and errors as an Indian woman on the road alone.) The decision of going with the flow was an unprompted one. Quitting my job and having nothing to … Continue reading Life isn’t the same after solo travelling