Nirupesh Joshi and Mercy grew up in the 1980s, with their parents wearing HMT watches to work. Over the years, that brand declined, and with it Bengaluru's reputation as a watch-making city. Another watch company, Hegde & Golay, was also based in Bangalore before it shut shop. So the couple decided this city was the place for them to start their watch-making venture as well. They named it the Bangalore Watch Company. Read the full story on Deccan Herald.