The CEO Magazine
A monthly magazine for business leaders and decision makers

Top 5 Cosmetic Brands in India

Top 5 Cosmetic Brands in India Cosmetics are something which have become an integral part of a woman’s fashion statement. They not only manage to camouflage her flaws but also enhance her features. The Indian cosmetics industry has seen strong growth over the past few years and emerged as one of the industries holding huge potential for further growth. Cosmetics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during 2019-2024.  Increasing demand from youth population, increasing adoption of western culture & lifestyle…

Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorship in India

Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorship in India A sole proprietorship is the simplest form of business entities to start and is owned by one person. It is also the oldest form of business organization. In a sole proprietorship, it is the privilege and the responsibility of the owner to manage the affairs of his company. He needs to take decisions in all aspects including managerial, financial and others to ensure efficiency and profitable conduct of business. Sole proprietorships are attractive for small business owners…

Merit and Demerit of One Person Company

Merit and Demerit of One Person Company One Person Company is a type of modern business entity. It allows operating a corporate entity by a single entrepreneur with limited liability protection. OPC is also said as a combined package of a Sole Proprietorship business and a Company, borrowing the best of both worlds. It came into existence after the Companies Act, 2013. The purpose of this type of business organization is to encourage startups. With this kind of business entity, any person can start business individually…

How to Register a Company in India?  

How to Register a Company in India?   Each business in India is registered according to the procedure initiated by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) of the country. And, it is so efficient and quick that we can get a company formed in just 7 days. All the documents are filed electronically without any physical appearance in any Gov. Office. The registration process includes some rules and some registration like Digital Signature Certificate (DSC), Director Identity Number (DIN) and more.Step- 1:  Acquire Director…

Using Open Source – The Right Way!

Using Open Source - The Right Way! In today's world, most developers make use of open source. But, what exactly is Open Source? Open source software is the software that grants anyone with the freedom to copy, inspect & enhance as per their needs. Some common myths about Open Source Software You cannot use free & open source software in a proprietary environment. All open source licenses require the release of source code for everything. The easiest answer to FOSS is to just “say no”. But the…

Types of Business Entities to Start in India

Types of Business Entities to Start in India Presently, India is considered an emerging market with a lot of opportunities for investors. The diverse economy presents all sorts of business entities for doing business in the country. Here, there are five major business entities, which are trading in the entire country: Sole proprietorship A sole proprietorship is a business that is owned and managed by a single person; it is also known as a one-man army. The liability of the sole proprietor is limited to the extent of…

Lustrum FY15-19 saw sharp increase in fresh investment

Press Release  Lustrum FY15-19 saw sharp increase in fresh investment The 74th Survey of projects investment in India conducted by Projects Today indicates that during the five-year period FY15-19, 47,911 new projects were announced with a total investment of Rs 60,51,281 crore as against 43,876 new projects worth Rs 29,28,125 crore announced in the preceding five-year period FY10-14, a rise of 106.7 percent. The buoyancy in announcement of fresh investment was observed across all major sectors except the Electricity…

Averting the Ache: Flutura, the AI-powered smart future of Oil & Gas Industry, Process Chemicals and other heavy engineering sectors

Averting the Ache: Flutura, the AI-powered smart future of Oil & Gas Industry, Process Chemicals and other heavy engineering sectors It’s not an easy task to be an entrepreneur- you have to keep your head high and look straight into the eyes of the challenges. In our routine life, we are encountered by inspiring stories about business leaders who observed the industrial clog and dared to move and shake the existing global business environment with their passion and commitment. Having in the heart a catalyzing ingredient…

Align Media: The Maverick Storyteller spawning a fresh perspective to brands’ message with a new face 

Align Media: The Maverick Storyteller spawning a fresh perspective to brands’ message with a new face  Picture this: You head a meeting and is versed with a fact that your company needs to shoot up its marketing game. But the modern world of marketing stands as a mosaic of complexities and trucking with a creative advertising agency to steer your brand becomes tumultuous. Advertising has travelled a long way while witnessing a thousand miracles. From the emergence of the printing press in 1440s, to the advent of…

Kalyan Sridhar: Capitalizing on digital transformation

Kalyan Sridhar: Capitalizing on digital transformation As we enter the 4th Industrial revolution, connecting physical products to their digital copy opens a world of possibility that is changing everything we know about manufacturing and engineering. Embarking on a digital transformation journey is crucial for companies to remain competitive. The potential and value of Industry 4.0, IoT and AR are exponential. Whether it be Engineering, IT, Design or Marketing – IoT and AR transform how they interact together and work…