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Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

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In Good Company

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographed by Lyn Averson. Styled by Vrinda L Seth. Production by Lamya Bhatri Ebrahim. Hair & Make-Up by Kate Aguilar

Two women. Two start-ups. Two thought leaders. The result of an impromptu idea, Ankiti Bose’s Singapore-based digital fashion marketplace, Zilingo, is en route to a billion dollar valuation just four years after its launch. Its rapid rise caught the eye of fellow businesswoman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder of the over-four-decade-old Biocon, who herself holds an unmatched position in corporate India. She naturally takes a mentoring stance when Verve combines the entrepreneurial powers of the Bengaluru-born disruptors for a reliably impressive exchange of ideas as Shirin Mehta listens in
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Absolute Power 2014

Absolute Power 2014

Text by Simone Louis. Photography: Ankur Chaturvedi for Firuza Parikh and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. Image courtesy: India Today for Aruna Roy, Getty Images for Shobhana Bhartia.

15 visionaries who continue to drive change....
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Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson, Biocon Ltd

Hi-Tech Women

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photograph by Ankur Chaturvedi

Confidence in oneself. The ability to face challenges, the temperament to indulge in out-of-the-box thinking. Women are almost naturals when it comes to experimenting with technology and innovation, say Cherie Blair and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, in an exclusive conversation with Verve
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