Business Centres Category: Growing A Business

Office Space for Aeronautical and Automotive Clusters

Our business centers in Bangalore house hundreds of companies from all the major industries and clusters. It shows that the city’s economy is not just based on IT services and tech or Internet startups. To showcase this diversity, we’re highlighting the vibrant local economies and supply chain clusters that thrive in the vicinity of our business centers. [contact-form-7 id=”1689″ title=”Request…

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 June 8, 2018  Dolly


Business Location Factors that Impact Where We Work

As a business center providing office space for you to do business in Bangalore, the main selling point we have to make is – why this location? After 15 years of selling our different locations to different types of customers, we know pretty much everything that they factor into their decision. To make it easier for…

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 May 30, 2018  Dolly


Digital India Statistics – $1 Trillion Digital Opportunity for Growth

According to reports published last year, Digital India represents a $1 Trillion opportunity to grow the economy through digital transformation, with the ability to sustain 55-60 million jobs. The statistics below show the scale of India’s digital economy, and the massive opportunity for business and economic growth through digital transformation. A new…

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 May 17, 2018  Dolly


Why it’s Easier to Market a Coworking Space

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There’s a lot of difference between commercial office space, serviced offices and coworking spaces, when it comes to marketing them and filling up your empty seats. Office space depends hugely on the location and the rate per square feet in that area. Apart from the location, the success of serviced offices also depends on the facilities, features and…

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 May 9, 2018  Dolly


SME Sales for Startups

It’s a challenge for even the most well-known brands to establish themselves in the Indian SME market. Startups don’t have a chance. “Targeting Indian SMEs is the shortest path to the grave.” – Vinod Muthukrishnan, CoFounder and CEO, Cloudcherry. The typical Indian SME owner doesn’t buy anything that is not absolutely necessary to keep the business going.  

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 April 18, 2018  Dolly


Office Space Ideas to Increase Employee Satisfaction

As a provider of serviced offices, one of our daily tasks is to customize the furnished office space rented by our clients. We provide a default arrangement for all of the hundreds of rooms and spaces located in our business centers, but many businesses ask us to move things around to match their needs. This experience has taught us…

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 April 6, 2018  Dolly


What to do at your Next Dealer Meet – Train, Motivate, Reward

Evoma OMR is a luxury business hotel and business center that provides serviced offices, meeting rooms, boardrooms, training and other corporate event venues, all under one roof, in the same location. This makes it an ideal venue for dealer meets, where all your dealers come together to listen, learn, share, and enjoy the pleasure of…

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 March 14, 2018  Dolly


Distributor Sales Meetings – Set Goals, Conduct a Meet, Event Analytics

Developing a regional, national or international distributor network is essential for manufacturers and solution providers. It’s especially important for products that require referrals and brand awareness. Tally, for example, is India’s largest accounting software used by 5-6 million of the country’s 60 million SMEs. A full 80% of their new business comes through referrals such as from…

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 February 21, 2018  Dolly


Five Ways to Make Use of Destination Branding

As a business owner, be it a small business CEO or startup founder, you are constantly looking for growth hacks and ways to take your business too the next level. One common and recurring theme is to move from marketing to branding, so that consumers who recognize your brand come to you. In addition to…

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 February 13, 2018  Dolly


Valentine’s Day Online Brand Promotion in 3 Easy Steps

I’ve been getting Valentine’s day gifts on Amazon at 70-80% discounts. The deals on offer are selling like hot cakes, and Amazon is literally making you count the seconds before you lose the opportunity to buy these gift items on sale. That got me thinking about how easy it is for these brands and sellers during the Valentine’s Day…

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 February 9, 2018  Dolly


Site Selection Tips for Relocating Your Corporate Headquarters

One of the biggest pains for a growing business is that you simply run out of space for expansion. We face this a lot at Evoma, where SMEs and startups are constantly adding more flexible space as they grow. But if you’re located in your own private office space, then you…

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 February 1, 2018  Dolly


Business expansion through networks

Every small business owner in the country has a dream of becoming a hugely wealthy and successful businessman with a company and branding that is known all over the world. The primary reason why 85% of small businesses cease to exist after 10 years is that they are not able to expand, and change is the only constant. Either your…

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 January 24, 2018  Dolly


Finding Your Target Market

We work with startups of all stripes and verticals, helping them with everything from mentorship to funding, business support services, and marketing and sales. One of the things that we do is to help analyze and profile our customer’s customers. We’ve found, from experience, that growing startups bump into some…

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 January 17, 2018  Dolly


What is AI? Wakeup Call for Industries and Supply Chains

This is an excerpt of a presentation on the impact of artificial intelligence on different industries and jobs, by customer experience management company Lucep Technologies CEO and Cofounder Kaiesh Vohra. Let’s start with a breakdown of what is artificial intelligence, and then we’ll look at how it’s being applied in different verticals. What is AI? “The basics of AI is…

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 December 26, 2017  Dolly


New Year Resolutions for 2018

The year is coming to a close, so it’s time to set the agenda for the next year. You know your business better than anyone else, so I’m not going to try and tell you how to run it better. Just take a look at these New Year resolutions…

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 December 8, 2017  Dolly


25 Team Building Exercises for Corporate Retreats

As a corporate retreat in Bangalore, we host companies and their staff virtually every day for meetings and conferences, training sessions, induction programs for new employees, and team building exercises that combine business with leisure.     We’ve learnt from all these clients that t

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 December 1, 2017  Dolly


Office Space Predictions for 2018

One of the things we have to do as part of our job providing office space for rent in Bangalore is to listen to our SMEs, startups and enterprise customers. They’re very astute and successful business leaders who have a keen sense of what’s in store for their business in the next year and beyond. Based on these ongoing conversations,…

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 November 18, 2017  Dolly


Site Selection for FDI Projects – How to Start a Business in India

Foreign investors entering the Indian market to establish an industrial unit, distribution center or even a branch office need a very strong mindset. You don’t know what the rules and procedures are. Even when you know how to start a business in India, you still have to navigate through a maze of bureaucratic red tape.

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 November 14, 2017  Dolly


Yomillio Biz Summit Investor Pitch Winners at Evoma OMR

On Non 4, the Biz Summit event hosted by Evoma OMR attracted a large crowd of startups founders, SME owners, business leaders, mentors, innovators and other stakeholders who are part of the business ecosystem across India and some from different countries. We had startups competing to catch the attention of the attendees who included investors, mentors and some of the…

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 November 6, 2017  Dolly


How to Improve SME business process efficiency

As the CEO, owner, executive or stakeholder, you want to try and run a business as smoothly and efficiently as possible. In order to do this, an SME needs to follow certain best practices in every business process you have in…

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 October 18, 2017  Dolly


Software to Increase Startup Revenue by 277%

As a startup, your primary concern is to start generating revenue and steadily grow it. All the hundreds of startup founders located at all the Evoma Business Centers in Bangalore, aided by their capable teams, work harder than most corporate executives. But…

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 October 9, 2017  Dolly


SME Sector in India – Statistics, Trends, Reports

Ever since the onset of the financial crisis, the global economy has been struggling to revive itself and achieve a healthy growth rate. The global growth rate for last year and this year are projected at 3.40% and 3.80%. But compared to this, India’s GDP continues…

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 September 28, 2017  Dolly


Government Incentives for Opening New Branch Offices

“Aircraft giant Boeing has added a new facility to its Engineering and Technology center in Bengaluru, nearly doubling its facility in India.” – The Hindu. The above news byte, taken in conjunction with the fact that this Boeing Engineering & Technology Center was opened earlier this year in January, gives you a fair idea…

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 September 25, 2017  Dolly


How to open a branch office in India

If you’re a foreign entity considering entering the Indian market, you’ll be making an FDI investment. This means there is more assistance available to you (through Make in India, Invest India, etc.) than is to the usual domestic business firms trying to expand their operations across the country. The procedure for opening branch offices is…

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 September 15, 2017  Dolly


Small Business Associations and Networking Groups

An article in the Business Insider on the “Micro Merchant Market Sizing and Profiling Report” by MasterCard, in collaboration with Confederation of All India Traders, states that small businesses contribute 45% of India’s GDP. That’s three times more than what Corporate India does, and that too at an annual growth rate of 11.50%. Helping them…

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 September 5, 2017  Dolly


Analysis of Startup Failure Due to Premature Scaling Characteristics

We all know the economic importance of providing a business environment in which startups can thrive, but there’s no scientific method or formula that leads to successful startups. According to the Startup Genome Report, 90% of the time, startups fail due to self-destruction and…

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 August 26, 2017  Dolly


Hiring Spree for Growth? Don’t Forget This Health Checklist

Replacing an employee is a costly affair, upwards of twice an employee’s salary to find and train a replacement. It hurts a lot where it matters the most – your company’s bottom line. Not to mention the impact on the morale of the remaining employees. The below

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 August 7, 2017  Dolly


The Connection Between Startup Growth and Your Office Space

We work with hundreds of startups, SMEs and consultants who are located at Evoma’s business centers across Bangalore, mentoring them, helping them raise funding, providing food and beverages, connections to buyers, various business support services, meeting and conference rooms, board rooms, reception desk, lounge for meeting clients, and…office space. There’s a…

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 July 21, 2017  Dolly


10 Productivity Hacks for Startup CEOs

As a startup founder or CEO, you are expected to do everything, preferably by yourself. You have the idea, you build the product, get the business up and running, raise funding, promote your startup, find the customers, and do the sales calls. All this takes up more time than you have. Then…

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 July 17, 2017  Dolly


Healthy Breakfast Tips for Startups That March on Their Stomachs

Startup founders and all you startup employees who work so hard need a huge amount of strength, energy and fitness to handle the growing workload. Getting the right start to the day is crucial, and breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what’s important in it? We asked our Chef Zaki to give…

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 July 14, 2017  Dolly


The History of Shared Office Space in Bengaluru

Trends don’t just happen overnight. There’s usually a trendsetter involved, and it’s not a walk in the park. Coming up with business ideas to fill a hole in the market and turning it into a trailblazing business model that is followed by others is the kind of entrepreneurial success you want to aim for. Today I’m going…

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 July 8, 2017  Dolly


What is the Definition of Startup Success?

The sad part about offering shared office space for startups is that many of them leave and move into offices of their own when they start getting some traction. That’s one of the reasons why Evoma has different ranges of office space at different locations in Bangalore. We’re able to retain successful startups by offering…

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 June 23, 2017  Dolly


Statistics on Social Business Networking for SMEs

Facebook now has over 60 million business pages, of which more than 1.5 million are Indian small businesses. On average, these small businesses spend between Rs. 10 lakh to 1 crore annually on this social platform. Furthermore, you will be…

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 June 17, 2017  Dolly


Small Business Tips to Grow Your Family Business Into a Large Corporate Enterprise

Owning a family business is a boon in many ways, and it will surely enhance your chances of being seen as a successful businessman. Everyone from a grocery shop owner’s son to Aditya Birla can attest to that. But the…

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 June 9, 2017  Dolly


Top 10 SME Hiring Tips to Unlock Growth

Small business owners are typically good at running a stable business because they can do all of it on their own. But then, you hit a ceiling when it comes to growth because you don’t have the time to take on more work. For that,…

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 June 9, 2017  Dolly


Four Essential B2B Apps to Increase Sales

If you want to make B2B sales easier, then there’s an app for that. The apps listed below are essential B2B apps that will help you increase sales with better lead response, customer engagement, personalisation, and gamification to motivate your sales team. There’s also one very special app that will teach you how to get started with online marketing in…

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 June 2, 2017  Dolly


Top 10 Workspace Solutions for Space Providers

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Evoma has 4 large business centers in Bangalore offering shared office spaces for hundreds of member companies, along with one coworking space in Whitefield. It’s impossible to manually manage all the facilities and services being provided to our members across these multiple locations. A lot of the workspace management for each of our centers has been…

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 May 19, 2017  Dolly


4 Tech Tools to Manage Board Meetings

Managing a board of directors and your board meetings is not that easy as it sounds, especially if the board members and support staff are frequent flyers traveling all over the globe on any given day. At the very least, they’re sure to be very busy…

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 May 13, 2017  Dolly


Govt. of Karnataka Venture Capital Funding For Startups and MSMEs

As a business center and office space provider in Bangalore, we provide all kinds of business support services for our new and growing startups and MSME units. One of these support services is to advise and guide startup founders and business owners about how to raise angel and VC funding. Not all startups…

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 April 29, 2017  Dolly


Incubation Tips on How to Grow a Startup

As one of the leading office space providers in Bangalore, Evoma constantly works with hundreds of startups, helping them find solutions to all their needs and challenges. We have found that it makes more business sense to provide the full suite of business support services to help startups…

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 April 17, 2017  Dolly


7 Steps to Create Successful Training and Development Programs

A study conducted by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) notes that companies offering comprehensive training programs have 218% more income per employee. On the other hand, a full 40% of employees who receive poor job training leave their positions within the first year. When…

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 April 8, 2017  Dolly


Coworking India Spaces Grow Fast to Keep Pace With Startup Boom

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The Indian growth story is happening, and happening big. Whether it is FDI inflow or GDP or the number of new businesses being launched every year, all the benchmarks are pointing towards huge economic growth for India in this decade. Startups, MSMEs…

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 April 1, 2017  Dolly


Evoma Startup Success Story – Telemedicine Company HealthcareMagic

As part of a series of startup success story episodes featuring Evoma members, we are today talking to Shekhar Sahu, angel investor and cofounder of HealthcareMagic. The goal here is to seek tips, best practices and inspiration from our most successful startups and entrepreneurs, and share these startup success secrets with all of you. Evoma is…

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 March 13, 2017  Dolly


Top 5 Tips to Expand Business Overseas

Deciding when to expand business overseas and go global is a bit daunting for startups and small businesses alike. International trade is important for growing your business, and you may be sorely tempted by the opportunities you can see in hot markets like the USA or China. But there are also risks…

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 February 20, 2017  Dolly


Entering Into a Joint Venture Agreement

A joint venture involves two or more businesses pooling their resources and expertise while starting a business. The ownership, operational control, profits, risks and liabilities of the enterprise are all shared as per the joint venture agreement. This makes the JV…

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 January 30, 2017  Dolly


Guide for Online IEC Application Form for Import Export License in India

You need to apply for an Importer Exporter Code (IEC) if you want to import or export anything to and from India to other countries. Technically speaking, IEC is a 10-digit number granted by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) to any Indian entity seeking to do international trade.

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 January 28, 2017  Dolly


Outstanding Tech Startups From Bangalore

Bengaluru is one of only two Asian cities listed in the latest Compass Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. The sustained growth of startups in Bangalore has resulted in the city boasting of 26% of India’s total startup count. The growth of tech startups has been especially stellar, and Bangalore now has a long list of companies that have…

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 January 13, 2017  Dolly


Email Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Business

Email marketing is still one of the most cost-effective ways to get more leads and online sales. According to this  a web survey, 81% of customers say that email marketing is very important to grow your business, and 75% of small business owners or freelancers use email marketing for their businesses or startups.

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 January 6, 2017  Dolly


Ten Free Productivity Tools for Indian Businesses

Indian businesses are rightly famous for their ‘jugaad’ capability, but there comes a time when you have to get the right tools to support streamlined business growth. Want to grow your business? Come to Evoma. Our serviced offices and business facilities include all the tools you need to grow fast. Implementing a company-wide ERP may be hard for many businesses after…

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 December 31, 2016  Dolly


9 Blockbuster Ideas For Growing Your Small Business

When you are running a small business that is going along smoothly, you start wondering about how to grow it. There are many ways to do this, and we have selected and listed only these top 9 ideas for growing your small business. 1. Expand by Adding a New Location: When you start to think that…

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 December 24, 2016  Dolly


How to Develop an Effective Marketing Strategy for New Business

Having an effective marketing strategy in place to generate leads and align campaigns with your business goals, mission and vision ensures optimum returns out of your marketing budget. 5 Key Points of an Effective Marketing Strategy Before you start mulling over strategies, think about the answers to the five questions below. These are the 5 key points…

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 December 16, 2016  Dolly


Why International Trade is Important for Growing Your Business

Why International Trade is Important for Growing Your Business What is International Trade? International trade is an exchange of capital, goods and services across the world which could include individuals and government. In 1991, the Indian economy was opened up for globalisation under the leadership of then Prime MInister P. V. Narasimha Rao and Formfper…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How Work Life Balance Increases Productivity of your Organization

How Work Life Balance Increases Productivity of your Organization What is Work Life Balance? Work life balance is about how you prioritize your time and energy between professional life and personal life. It’s been proven time and again that Happy people work hard. In fact happiness and productivity are complimentary terms. So for an…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Grow Your Business in India

How to Grow Your Business in India A common ambition among all businesses in India is their zeal to grow fast and become the next Tata, Birla, Narayana Murthi or Ambani. According to a study report from B2B market research firm Circle Research, achieving growth is cited as the biggest ambition for small and midsize…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Increase Productivity of Your Organization

How to Increase Productivity of Your Organization Productivity Definition: Productivity is termed as a measure of the capability or performance of a person, machine, organization etc., in converting inputs into valuable outputs. The success of an organisation has a linear relationship with employees productivity. Hence significant of research has been conducted behind to figure out…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly