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Pottery is a timeless craft tradition of India. Terracotta by Sachii is on a mission to save the dying clusters of Indian Pottery. Combining her passion, experience and knowledge, Sachii Tripathi aims to strengthen and empower indigenous potters of our country. With a stellar team of master craftsmen, she connects traditional artisans with discerning craft lovers through the power of e-commerce! Read on to know how Sachii leveraged her love for designing to create a brand that strengthens our unique styles of indigenous clay crafts and the dwindling artisans behind it.

Looking to fund your cultural enterprise but don’t know how it works? Our recent talk with one of the investors of Adukale - a food-based cultural enterprise covers just that. Adukale is a cultural food enterprise selling ready-to-eat items made with natural ingredients without any added preservatives. Investor Ashwathnarayana talks about the process and challenges behind investing in cultural enterprises. Ashwathanarayana along with his ex-colleagues at Infosys started a Social Venture to invest in early seed level companies that are heading towards becoming promising startups. He talks about the process and challenges behind investing in cultural enterprises. Read on to find out what Ashwathnarayana has to say about Adukale’s growth along with the broader picture of being an investor in other such cultural enterprises.

Corporate gifting rises to a whole new level with Adira Thoughtful Gifting! If you are a company looking to gift your employees more thoughtfully, then Adira is your go-to place. Adira - Thoughtful Gifting was created by Kadambari Misra, nearly 2 years ago. She started Adira with a motive to put more thought and care into corporate gifting. During her job in the corporate world, she noticed constant negligence in the gifts people like her received from the company. She believes gifting should be based on aesthetics, reusability and thoughtfulness. Catch our conversation with Kadambari as she recounts the inception of her brand and highlights the representation of India’s heritage in her cultural enterprise. 

Ever wondered about the rich legacy left behind by our ancestors? Heritage Inspired is here to traverse the trails of history and find out answers to millions of unanswered questions about our deep heritage. Experiential and insightful tours etched in the prosperous South Indian heritage, Heritage Inspired promotes all-inclusive luxury tourism. Follow Anand Rajarathinam's detailed journey as he weaves out an enterprise out of a sheer passion for Indian history.

Paytaan is a cultural enterprise that focuses on the manufacture and trade of leather footwear like Kolhapuri chappal. Kolhapuri chappals date back to over 800 years ago worn mainly by the royal lineage- a matter of honor. This elevates the importance of this uniquely crafted product in the cultural history of India. Paytaan is more than just chappals – they are focused on building a better ecosystem for this industry while creating an international brand for Indian craftsmanship.Let’s take a deep dive into the roots of Paytaan with the founder, Anurag Kokitkar.

What's better than handcrafted footwear that's affordable and convenient? Shoegaro is a cultural enterprise acting as a platform for artisans to sell handmade footwear. So far, almost 250 artisan families have been positively impacted through Shoegaro. It aims to uphold the Indian art of shoemaking, while making it affordable for customers as well as profitable for the artisans involved. Follow our conversation with Ankit, as he talks about the inception of Shoegaro, the state of artisans in this industry and the challenges that came along while setting up this private enterprise.