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Case
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Reference no. 9-815-023
Subject category: Entrepreneurship
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 2016
Version: 2 May 2016
Revision date: 17-May-2019

Abstract

In late 2013, Husk Power Systems found itself falling further and further behind plan. The founding CEO had decided to resign. His co-founder is faced with the decision of quitting his corporate job in the US to head to India and help form a new management team. Husk is an Indian startup founded in 2007 with the goal of global rural electrification. The company has decided to pivot from operating biomass gasification plants towards developing solar microgrids in India and East Africa.
Locations:
Size:
< USD50 million, start-up
Other setting(s):
2006-2013

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Abstract

In late 2013, Husk Power Systems found itself falling further and further behind plan. The founding CEO had decided to resign. His co-founder is faced with the decision of quitting his corporate job in the US to head to India and help form a new management team. Husk is an Indian startup founded in 2007 with the goal of global rural electrification. The company has decided to pivot from operating biomass gasification plants towards developing solar microgrids in India and East Africa.

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Locations:
Size:
< USD50 million, start-up
Other setting(s):
2006-2013

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