Deccan Herald

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.