Mumbai : Winner of the ‘Best Talk Show’ for two years in a row at the News Television Awards, CNBC-TV18’s Young Turks celebrates ten years of championing young entrepreneurs.
Produced and Hosted by Shereen Bhan, the award winning show has profiled over 800 entrepreneurs and is the longest running show on entrepreneurship in India. Always ahead of the curve Young Turks has profiled some of the hottest young entrepreneurs including Arcelor Mittal’s – Aditya Mittal, Fortis Healthcare’s Group Chairman – Malvinder Singh, SKS Microfinance’s Founder – Vikram Akula and Bajaj Auto’s MD – Rajiv Bajaj to name a few.
The show has also featured the likes of Harish Hande of Selco, a pioneer in solar lighting solutions and Rajeev Khandelwal of Aajivika Bureau, an organization helping manage migrant labour, making Young Turks the only show in India that has focused on social entrepreneurship and has won many awards and accolades for this initiative. It was recently awarded the Karamveer Puruskar for social justice and citizen action; it is also the only show in India to partner with the World Economic Forum and the Klaus Schwab Foundation for the India Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
In the last ten years, Young Turks has become a platform for fledging businesses to break into the big league. Makemytrip.com – a company now listed on Nasdaq and m-Check, the pioneers of mobile wallet in India, are some success stories that got national recognition on Young Turks.
The next decade starts with a new season christened Young Turks Dream Decade, which will have 3 interesting segments .
Young Turks on the Road: Shereen Bhan and hear team will hit the roads and meet India’s budding entrepreneurs across the nation and share their dreams, ambitions, plans & challenges. Delhi is the first destination followed by Mumbai and Bangalore in the first leg of the journey.
Young Turks Tutorials: This unique segment will give a young entrepreneur, an opportunity to be mentored by an industry veteran or a well known Venture Capitalist.
Young Turks Buzz: In this segment, a former ‘Young Turk’ featured on the show will talk about his entrepreneurship journey and growth story.
Show Timings: Saturday 11 am & 7:30 pm, Sunday 12 noon and Wednesday 7 pm.