About us

The company exists to explore the possibility for small and medium businesses and to help them grow their businesses and be productive and successful throughout the country.  

The company through, its experience, understands the ecosystem’s latent requirements and through which our inspiring content will act as a bridge to collaborate with other stakeholders that are mutually beneficial to all. 

The platform cuts across three key segments centered around the SME ecosystem viz. Policy, Finance & Technology. We carry forward a rich experience in the area of content creation and market outreach programme for the SME ecosystem. 

We believe the SMEs in India have resiliency built in their entrepreneurship capabilities and have the capabilities to survive the worst of the times and to emerge back stronger than ever before. 

We are here to highlight your story and help you scale up your business. 

TheSmeIndia Mission 

“We are committed to the small and medium business enterprises and act as a platform for connecting, assisting and promoting scalability in an ever-changing marketplace.

Vision – To cultivate and foster entrepreneurship talents in the small and medium sized business sector and to make them internationally competitive.

Our Team


Dr. Venkatesh B Iyer is a Media veteran with experience working for The Hindu and The Indian Express in Mumbai, Indore, Gujarat & Karnataka. He also contributes to www.Revoi.in where he writes about the SAARC countries. He has also been touching media management and marketing management at many Educational Institutions as a visiting faculty member.

Drop him a hi at : Venkatesh@thesmeindia.com 

Kailash Purohit Co-founder and head of promotions, events, strategy is a print, event & Digital Media B2B consultant. He has spent 17 years in Business publication division of The Indian Express and Expat Media for six years. He has a strong proclivity for spotting the SMEs and working to deliver solutions to them.

Drop him a hi at : Kailash@thesmeindia.com

Harish Vittal is a seasoned advertising professional with more than 28 years of experience. He is also a member of the Ideas Unlimited leadership team. He has 23 years of experience with The Hindu group and was a key person in the launch of Business Line in Mumbai where he was in-charge of coordinating with BFSI clients. He has a long list of accomplishments to his name. He has also worked for the Hindustan Times the Stardust Group

Drop him a hi at :harish@thesmeindia.com

Sundar Iyer is the Co-founder of Brain-o-Pedia and Director Marketing and Board Member of CFFMID Ltd as well as Founder of Tripleads and The Palava Post. For 15 years, he has worked for The Hindu group of publications, primarily in the Maharashtra and Gujarat markets. Sundar is also a poet who has published a book “Terpsichore”. He is also a creative content writer who has recently published a book called “Alumni”on his college days.

Drop him a hi at :sundar@thesmeindia.com

Dhirendra Vyas handles the strategic alliances of the group with his expertise in selling conference & AV equipment to institutions and Government agencies, Education marketing and in the DMIT industry since 2011.

Drop him a hi at :marketing@thesmeindia.com

Sachin Marathe is well versed in the field of Public Relationsh. He is an experienced media expert who has spent 30 years in the advertising sector, majority of which was spent in Gujarat Maharashtra and Karnataka markets.

Drop him a hi at :sachin@thesmeindia.com