A big, bright welcome to the new Financial Year. As we all get busy doing our taxes, Start Manage Expand, our annual flagship event nears the end of its third glorious season. The first part of April has seen us touring across the cities of Meerut, Dehradun, Jaipur, and Udaipur. We are on our way to wrap up, what has been a wonderful journey, with the remaining two events soon to be held in the city of great clothes Ludhiana and joint capital of Punjab & Haryana, Chandigarh. SMBConnect has always made assisting startups and small and medium level businesses its top priority. The newsletter is accordingly packed with information laden articles, that help you brush up your soft skills and make informed decisions.

The interview sections both feature men who dared to think different. One speaks briefly of his experience of attending Start Manage Expand while the other speaks of how his enterprise came into being. I would also like to thank the mentors for picking up the pen and jotting down your insights for the benefit of our ever growing readership. Happy reading, folks!


Sandipan Ray
Founder & Director