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India’s Largest Rural BPO’s ambitious plan to create ‘hubs’ in every rural district

[Editor’s Note: Yesterday I drove up to Whitefield to meet Murali Vullaganti, co-founder and CEO of India’s largest rural BPO, Rural Shores. What I heard must have excited me because I’m publishing this post with a mere 1-day gestation period – a record for this fledgling blog.]   A different breed of social entrepreneur By […]

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BPO-level education for illiterate villagers in 8 months!

[Editor’s Note: Last month I spent a few hours chatting with Sunil Savara at his Koramangala office. Savara is co-founder of Head Held High, a social enterprise with aspirations to become the largest vocational training institute in the world. Prior to starting Head Held High, Savara was co-founder and CEO of Automated Workflow Group for […]

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Rural BPO Desicrew lands Series A funding

[Editor’s Note: I finally caught up with Rajiv Kuchhal in person yesterday. Rajiv is an angel investor and mentor at DesiCrew, a role he took up after successful senior leadership stints at Infosys BPO and OnMobile. As we talked about the BPO market in general and early trends in rural BPOs, he casually mentioned that […]

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