deAsra Foundation’s Online Business Guides, An Effective Tool In Planning A New Entrepreneurial Venture

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In one of our earlier cover stories, we had covered an unique organization, deAsra Foundation that works to create thousands of jobs in our country, by creating more entrepreneurs. Coming from none other than Persistent Systems’ Founder, Dr. Anand Deshpande, deAsra Foundation is now in its second year of operations and is talking to hundreds of budding entrepreneurs, helping them create their new businesses.

deAsra Foundation has an ambitious plan of scaling up, to achieve its mission of enabling 25,000 new businesses and thus, creating 1,00,000 new jobs by Year 2020. To make this plan work, they have a very effective tool called Business Guides on their website, that is user-friendly and guides budding entrepreneurs in planning their new businesses.

What are these Business Guides?

deAsra’s Business Guides are ready-to-use business model templates available in a concise and user-friendly format that entrepreneurs can use to fill in their project information. These Business Guides are based on a six-by-six grid. The process is divided into six stages – Plan, Start, Fund, Setup, Market, and Run and each stage is further divided into six steps. These guides focus on providing complete and detailed business model templates on all aspects of starting and running a business from an individual entrepreneur’s point of view. It is in short, an end-to-end business planner for an entrepreneur.

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deAsra researches businesses in-depth to develop these Business Guides

These Business Guides are developed by the deAsra Foundation team after researching the business and by consulting a sizeable number of business owners from fields such as baking, fashion designing, travel etc. Since each business type is based on its own peculiar way of working, processes, practices and systems, the research helps deAsra Foundation to arrive at a concise model template for each business type. The entrepreneur needs to pick up his business model template from the deAsra website and start creating his project report himself or with help from the Udyog Mitra at deAsra Foundation.

Since the Business Guide has a ready framework, the entrepreneur finds it relatively easy to fill in his information.
It has been observed that these Business Guides reduce the Project Report development time remarkably, helping entrepreneurs to get a lot of other important things done.

Moreover, since the Business Guides are developed with deAsra’s business experts, the Project Reports are well turned out and meet the criteria of the banks and similar agencies who can be crucial deciding factors in a new business.

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deAsra Business Guides for over 60 businesses

With a plan for researching 250 businesses ranging from fashion designing, cooking and baking, to travel, adventure and many more, deAsra Foundation creates a detailed Business Guide for each business. Business Guides for 66 businesses are already available on the deAsra website. When a budding entrepreneur fills in his details in this template, he/she can come up with a project proposal that is well-thought-through, and in a considerably less time than normally possible.

deAsra Foundation keeps adding more and more Business Guides to its website, so as to cover as many verticals as possible. These have proven to be effective business planning tools for entrepreneurs who are new to the world of business.

To know more about deAsra Foundation and how it helps create entrepreneurs, visit Entrepreneurs can also write to or call on +91 2065365300 / 11 to reserve an appointment. Currently, deAsra Foundation operates in Pune City and its surrounding areas, but has plans in the near future to expand its geographical reach.

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