Uber gives chance to pitch your ideas to VCs during a cab ride

Arti Singh

Cab hailing app Uber Technologies Inc. has partnered with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in India to launch a pan-India ....

6 October, 2016

For founders, it's easier to get into IIT than get tax benefits under 'Startup India' programme

Keshav Sunkara

Many startups in India have one or more founders who studied at one of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology after clearing ....

20 July, 2016

Now, it is easier for startups to avail of intellectual property rights-related benefits


To improve ease of doing business, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said a start-up would now need only ....

23 July, 2016

Commerce ministry favours extending tax holiday for startups


The Finance Ministry should consider raising tax holiday for startups to 7 years from the current 3 years to encourage budding ....

30 May, 2016

Govt working on e-commerce definition for clarity


In view of 'very complex' and 'multi-layered' business structure of e-commerce firms, the government is working on a proper definition ....

25 November, 2015

Commerce ministry to meet state representatives on Wednesday to discuss FDI in e-commerce


The Commerce and Industry Ministry will hold a series of meetings tomorrow with states on issues such as FDI in e-commerce, ease ....

14 July, 2015

Nirmala Sitharaman, stakeholders discuss FDI in e-commerce sector


The government today discussed various issues related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the e-commerce sector with several ....

14 May, 2015