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SEBI relaxes rules for angel investments in startups

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | More »

The Securities and Exchange Board of India on Wednesday eased rules for angel investments in startups following a recommendation from a panel of experts chaired by Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy. The capital markets regulator also tightened disclosure norms for private investments in public e...


Angel fund investment regulations in startups may be relaxed

Looking to provide an impetus to the early-stage startup ecosystem, markets regulator Sebi plans to reduce minimum angel fund investment for venture capital undertakings to Rs 25 lakh from the current Rs 50 lakh. Sebi may also allow the angel funds to make overseas investments up to 25 per cent of t...

21 November, 2016 | More »


Crowdfunding platforms call SEBI notice unjust, seek clear rules

Indian crowdfunding startups have reacted sharply to a notice by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) that warned investors against such online platforms and said that the capital markets watchdog should bring clear regulations if it wanted to govern the growing segment. In its notice o...

21 September, 2016 | More »


Facebook friends land stock investors in ‘insider trading’ soup

To catch manipulators, markets regulator Sebi has begun looking into social media accounts of suspected persons, with ‘mutual friends on Facebook’ being cited as evidence for the first time in an insider trading case. While Sebi has been examining Twitter and Facebook for quite some time...

8 February, 2016 | More »


Bharat​Matrimony and Quick Heal get nod for IPOs

Matrimony.com Pvt Ltd, which owns a string of matrimony-related consumer internet properties including BharatMatrimony.com, and anti-virus software maker Quick Heal Technologies Ltd have received approval from the capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for their prop...

22 December, 2015 | More »

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SEBI commits to make startup listing easy and painless

Noting that number of start-ups in the country are growing at a rapid pace, SEBI chairman U K Sinha said the new guidelines by the capital market regulator will help these firms list on the capital markets in a “painless and easy” manner. The SEBI chief said that in the next six months of this [...

20 August, 2015 | More »

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SEBI notifies startup listing norms

Making it easier for start-ups to raise funds, regulator Sebi today notified a new set of listing norms for such entities, including e-commerce ventures, on a separate platform of domestic stock exchanges. The new norms provide significant relaxations in the disclosure requirements, while Sebi has a...

15 August, 2015 | More »

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Tech startups back SEBI’s tweaked norms for new startup listing platform

India’s online ventures have given the thumbs up to SEBI’s tweaked listing norms for startups. A cross-section of startups believe that SEBI’s decisions to cut down on the number of minimum investors while expanding the minimum gardening period before a firm listed on the special t...

24 June, 2015 | More »


New listing platform for startups may go live as soon as August

Considering a litany of hurdles faced by startups in getting listed in India, markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is expected to form the regulatory framework for setting up an alternative capital raising platform for new generation firms. The final shape of the framework...

19 June, 2015 | More »

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SEBI’s proposal of speedy listing options offers limited benefits to start-ups

In a paper dated March 30, 2015, SEBI has proposed amendments (‘Proposal’) which, if notified, will provide an easy route for accessing public markets to a limited set of start-ups (‘Special Listing Route’). The Special Listing Route will, along with other advantages, be quicker than the exi...

4 May, 2015 | More »

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