Indian Entrepreneurs Plan Big for 2017! Top 12 Resolutions to Usher in The New Year

From MobiKwik's Bipin Preet Singh to FabAlley's Tanvi Malik and Shivani Poddar, Indian businesses intend to welcome the new year with pomp and show.

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Entrepreneur India spoke to a host of Indian entrepreneurs who revealed big plans for 2017. From MobiKwik's Bipin Preet Singh to FabAlley's Tanvi Malik and Shivani Poddar, Indian businesses intend to welcome the new year with pomp and show.

Read the top 12 resolutions of Indian entrepreneurs to enhance the business landscape in India.

To Empower SME Merchants

Bipin Preet Singh, the founder of MobiKwik, says he plans to empower 5 million small business merchants with digital payments and enable financial inclusion. To keep himself going, he has resolved to keep up with the commitment to enable financial inclusion, to help at least three startups entrepreneurs in the fintech industry in India to grow and serve the society.

Are the fintech startups listening?

Become Effective Leaders

FabAlley's founders Tanvi Malik and Shivani Poddar want to become effective leaders and double their business drive.

They say they are looking at no more tunnel vision.

"As co-owners of start-ups, we are extremely hands-on with all the functions at FabAlley. As we move in to the fifth year of FabAlley's operations, we resolve to be less tactical and focus more on longer-term strategic decisions," say the company's founders.

Focus on Innovation

Divya Chauhan, the co-founder of ItspleaZure says she intends to focus on innovation in the new year.

"As a leader of a start-up, I will like to lead the innovation for our industry and give more emphasis on the long term growth. With itspleaZure, I aim to create innovation as a DNA for us so that we can focus on creating value for our customers."

Building Long Lasting Sustainable Social Capital

Pratyush Kukreja, the co-founder of Yumigo Webservices wants to meet new people and companies, help out those around it to solve their business problems and collaborate with them.

Exploit Data Sciences & Artificial Intelligence

Satendra Vir Singh, the founder of Value Shoppe says he will exploit data sciences and artificial intelligence to craft a better robust mechanism in this paradigm shift of various axes of the ecosystem.

Maintain Laser Sharp Focus

Summi Gambhir of resolves to continue to achieve work-life balance; she intends to stay focussed on the evolving needs of women entrepreneurs & help provide them the big business advantage.

Expand our Brand

Samira Chopra, the Director of Cybiz Brightstar Restaurants says she will expand her brand to newer parts of the country and continue to innovate and serve premium quality burgers.

Think & Action Ideas That are Audacious

Anirudh Pandita, the co-founder of Pocket Aces says his aim is to come up with cars, not faster horse carts.From a personal point of view, Pandita resolves to focus on one task at one time.

"As founders of early stage startup, we are constantly dragged in many different directions, which often leads to a productivity drag. Social media, messaging, emails etc. also don't make this task any easier. So a big aim is to leave different distractions and work one one task with single-minded dedication."

Have a Minimum of 6 Full Sets of Cold-in-place Road Trains

The CEO of Global Road Technology Ben James resolves to have a minimum of 6 full sets of Cold-In-Place road trains in the field, deployed across various National Highways.

"Overall, we intend to surpass 350 crore in revenue for FY17 and continue to build on our platform as a leader in the introduction of new road based technologies."

Make Fund Raising an Auxiliary Function - Obsolete & Optional

Geetanjali Khanna, the co-founder of says she is aiming for a healthier, more robust and profit spitting company, with education consumption going effortless like never before.

Want to Become the Best Website for Gen Z

The Founder & CEO of Ameen Khwaja says Coming year we at will help 30,000 micro and small tech accessories retailer into the formal economy by getting them registered with VAT/GST so that they can sources products from

Khwaja says she will give more time to corporate social responsibilities.

Carpe the Heck Out of The Diem

Himanshu Malik, the founder of says he is going to carpe the heck out of this diem!

Aashika Jain

Entrepreneur Staff

Former Associate Editor, Entrepreneur India

Journalist in the making since 2006! My fastest fingers have worked for India's business news channel CNBC-TV18, global news wire Thomson Reuters, the digital arm of India’s biggest newspaper The Economic Times and Entrepreneur India as the Digital Head. 

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