South Asian Brands

9 Lessons I Learned in My Second Year of Running Our Business
Last year, I wrote this blog post on the eight things I learned in my first year of running our business. It seems only fitting that I share my learnings from this past year because WHAT A YEAR it has...
9 Brands You Probably Didn't Know Were Founded by South Asians
In honor of India's Independence Day today, I thought I'd share a list of some American-born brands that are founded by South Asians. While their companies may not be rooted in their heritage, I've always believed that what lives inside...
12 South Asian Companies To Help You Celebrate Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and whether you like to keep it casual with dinner and wine at home or go all out, we have a dozen South Asian businesses that can make it the perfect day for your family....
7 South Asian Athletes Competing in Sports in the USA
We often hear South Asians in media and entertainment, or even South Asians in kids literary world talk about the lack of diversity and representation. "You can't become something you can't see, right?" So, ahead of the Super Bowl this...
10 NPOs Working to Better the Lives of South Asian Children
Updated January 14, 2020 After an indulgent holiday season, it feels good to detox. And I don’t just mean doing Dry January and hitting the gym hard for until Valentine’s Day – but to take a moment to be grateful...
Holiday Gift Guide Featuring South Asian Brands
I know you're probably sick of seeing these lists of holiday gift guides by now (especially if you're already done your holiday shopping during Black Friday sales), but for the sake of SEO and supporting small businesses owned by South...
3 Simple Ways to Infuse South Asian Brands Into Your Thanksgiving
I didn’t grow up celebrating Thanksgiving – or any other major American holidays, for that matter. The closest I got to having a Christmas tree was when I drew one on a large construction paper and taped it to the...
8 Do's and Don'ts I Learned in My First Year of Running Our Business
Updated: Aug 20, 2020 Last week, I celebrated a huge milestone for Modi Toys: we turned 1! Did you know that nearly 30% of businesses don’t make it to their second year though? Which is why I’m especially grateful for the...
7 Thriving Companies Founded by Siblings
Updated: Aug 3, 2020 Traditionally, raksha bandhan is when sisters tie a rakhi, a gold and red thread bracelet, onto their brothers’ wrists in exchange for his protection. During the tying, a prayer is said asking for happiness and prosperity for...
This Pride Month, let’s celebrate Indian films that spotlight LGBTQ
"Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code: Unnatural offences: Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for a...