Biocon Limited
HISTORY   Established in 1978, focusing on development on    BIOPHARMACEUTICALS   Syngene, India’s first biotech custom ...
Beginning   Collaborated with irish firm Biocon international   Kiran owned 70% and Auchinloss(bioconint.) owned    30% ...
Hurdles   Financing regular operations       Approached financial institutions, but turned down, coz:        Biotechnolo...
BREAK THROUGH   Switched from “uninspiring low technology” to high    end technology   New technology replaced tray base...
N R Narayana MurthyFOUNDER & FORMER CEO OF INFOSYS SYSTEMS
Background   Born at Mysore, graduated from NIT Mysore and post graduated from IIT Kanpur   Worked as chief systems prog...
Circumstances   Murthy, a self proclaimed socialist in the mid 70s was jailed for 72    hours in Bulgaria   A leader nee...
What he did differently?   Decided to share a portion of its equity with employees   Leave the Family Out   Dont be a P...
Thank You..!!ASHAL_RUCHIN_PUJAN_RAHIL_FENIL
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  1. 1. Biocon Limited
  2. 2. HISTORY Established in 1978, focusing on development on BIOPHARMACEUTICALS Syngene, India’s first biotech custom research company in drug discovery First company to manufacture human insulin using a Pichia expression system India’s first billion dollar biotech company
  3. 3. Beginning Collaborated with irish firm Biocon international Kiran owned 70% and Auchinloss(bioconint.) owned 30% of equity Started Biocon India from her garage. Initial Capital Rs 10,000 Started extracting enzyme (papain) from papaya & isinglass(fishmoss) Export to irish firm Novel product patenting e.g:Enzyme to clarify tea
  4. 4. Hurdles Financing regular operations  Approached financial institutions, but turned down, coz: Biotechnology is a new word  No assets for company  Woman entrepreneur is a rare word Recruiting staff  Only well qualified people In1985,  Employees join communist labor union  Kiran automated the whole plan
  5. 5. BREAK THROUGH Switched from “uninspiring low technology” to high end technology New technology replaced tray based conventional culture Plafractor Bioreactor: all m.o processes in a computerized closed system Acted as a technology bridge (platform technology) Enabled biocon to cross from ind. Enzymes to biopharmaceuticals Started R&D in immunosuppressants (reduce immune rejections)
  6. 6. N R Narayana MurthyFOUNDER & FORMER CEO OF INFOSYS SYSTEMS
  7. 7. Background Born at Mysore, graduated from NIT Mysore and post graduated from IIT Kanpur Worked as chief systems programmer at IIM Ahmedabad Started his own company named Softronics in 1976 When company failed he joined Patni computer systems in Pune After settling down in Pune he founded Infosys in 1981, with initial capital injection of Rs 10000 which was funded by his wife Sudha Murthy He was the CEO of Infosys for around 21 years and was succeeded by his cofounder Nandan Nilekani in 2002 Murthy serves as an independent director on the corporate boards of HSBC and has served as a director on the boards of DBS Bank, Unilever, ICICI and NDTV. He also serves as a member of the advisory boards and councils of several educational and philanthropic institutions, including Cornell University, INSEAD, Ford Foundation, the UN Foundation.
  8. 8. Circumstances Murthy, a self proclaimed socialist in the mid 70s was jailed for 72 hours in Bulgaria A leader needs to show his or her sacrifice and commitment Trust in God, But Verify with Data Keep the Faith Infosys won a contract from Reebok in the early 90s Hire a Good Accountant, Even if he is Argumentative
  9. 9. What he did differently? Decided to share a portion of its equity with employees Leave the Family Out Dont be a Pushover Brand-aid First, Get Clinical Founders Keepers, but Not Forever
  10. 10. Thank You..!!ASHAL_RUCHIN_PUJAN_RAHIL_FENIL

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