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One year of Startup India: Report card

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing at the launch of Start-Up India, Stand-Up India programme, in New Delhi on January 16, 2016.
Exactly a year ago, on January 16, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the ‘Start-up India, Stand up India’ initiative. As the Vigyan Bhavan auditorium bustled with energy and excitement, hundreds of new-age entrepreneurs looked forward to the historic announcement—the ‘S...

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How incubators in India are helping startups grow

For Anand Sahani, founding WedMeGood, an online wedding planning portal, in 2014 was just the beginning. His team started working out of 91springboard, a Delhi-based co-working space with hubs across India. Just when he thought he needed some networking and mentoring to take the business in the righ...

26 December, 2016 | More »

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Layoffs at Indian Internet businesses touch 10,000

Since August 2015, when the first signs of a funding slowdown emerged in the Indian startup ecosystem, around 10,000 people, who have been part of domestic internet firms, have lost jobs, according to a Techcircle analysis. While vulnerability of jobs at startups is not unusual, Indian internet busi...

21 December, 2016 | More »

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Amazon rolls out Launchpad to support startups in India

US-based Amazon.com Inc’s India subsidiary has launched its global programme for startups, Amazon Launchpad, in the country. Indian startups can market their products under this programme to Amazon customers across the country and the world through an e-store, the company said in a statement on Mo...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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Challenge is to deliver what you promise: 91springboard’s Pranay Gupta

It’s a challenging time for startups as with their rapidly-growing numbers comes the pressure to surpass expectations with innovative ideas that can lure fund houses that are looking at growth possibilities. As a ‘startup-hub’, India ranks third globally with over 4,750 startups, as per NASSCO...

1 November, 2016 | More »

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India comes close to displacing UK as second-largest startup nation

Despite a 22% fall in fund inflow over the last year, India has closed the gap with the second-largest startup ecosystem UK, which is estimated to have around 4,900 startups in 2016, according to Nasscom Startup Report 2016. In spite of the funding crunch, the country retained its position as the th...

26 October, 2016 | More »

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Internet of things to touch $15 bn in India by 2020: Nasscom

The Internet of Things (IoT) market in India is expected to grow up to $15 billion by 2020 from $5.6 billion this year, driven by adoption across sectors like manufacturing, automotive, transportation and logistics, a report by Nasscom and Deloitte today said. According to the report, IoT market in ...

5 October, 2016 | More »

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India Internet users to double to 730 mn by 2020, says Nasscom report

As rural India adopts Internet in increasing numbers, web users in the country are expected to more than double to 730 million by 2020, a Nasscom report said today. ‘The Future of Internet in India’, compiled by Nasscom and Akamai Technologies, pegs the Internet base in the country at 35...

17 August, 2016 | More »

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Indian analytics industry projected to grow to $16 bn by 2025: NASSCOM

Indian analytics industry is expected to touch USD 16 billion by 2025 from the current level of USD 2 billion, a senior Nasscom official said today. Over 600 analytical firms in India, of which approximately 400 are startups, are positioning the country as an emerging hub for analytics solutions for...

23 June, 2016 | More »

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NASSCOM to open four more ‘Startup Warehouses’ to enable entrepreneurs use co-working space

In a bid to further propel emerging startups, IT industry lobby National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) will open new co-working centers each in Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Pune this year. Christened ‘Startup Warehouse’, young firms can work for six months i...

10 July, 2015 | More »

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