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Karnataka govt announces $1.5 mn fund for women entrepreneurs

Friday, March 10, 2017 | More »

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In a move that would give a fillip to entrepreneurship among women, the Karnataka government announced a $1.5 million (Rs 10 crore) Idea2POC (idea to proof of concept) fund on International Women’s Day, a statement issued by the state government said. Priyank Kharge, the state minister for  IT (i...

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Is it time for Indian startups to start taking manufacturing seriously?

In the coming years, there are a few surefire industries in which Indian startups are going to be concentrated. There has been much publicity about the startup boom in sectors such as e-commerce, finance, food, entertainment, pharma, education, software, and travel. However, one area which startups ...

21 February, 2017 | More »

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Fintech funding: The pathway to rewarding corporate success for startups

Fintech is the coming together of disruptive finance and pioneering technology. Since the time it has made its presence felt on the technological startup scene, it has consistently added newer dimensions to money transfer methodologies, fundraising campaigns, mobile payments and an array of other fi...

10 February, 2017 | More »

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Flipkart, Snapdeal unlikely to remain key players: Mahesh Murthy

Investor Mahesh Murthy is known for not mincing words. The co-founder of Seedfund says several businesses in India have been created with the idea of selling to industry giants, signalling greed of both entrepreneurs and investors. He is also least bothered about the valuation markdowns of some cons...

9 February, 2017 | More »

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Budget 2017: Govt could do more for startups earning less than Rs 1 crore

If I were in Mr Arun Jaitley’s place today, I would be looking out for Mr Arun Jaitley! He is good. So is our honourable Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi. I don’t have much doubt about the present government’s motives / steps toward energising startups in India. However, what I am not sure is ...

2 February, 2017 | More »

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Budget 2017: What’s there for startups

Indian startup community was left hankering for more from the Union budget presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday. Jaitley announced a few steps that are likely to benefit startups. One, he has proposed to extend tax holiday for three years in the first seven years of a startup̵...

1 February, 2017 | More »

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Startups’ budget wish list: Tax sops, protection of early-stage investors

With budget 2017 set to be announced tomorrow, expectations are rife that the government will take measures to reduce costs for startups in their early years, including a longer tax holiday than the current three years. Startups are also seeking lower income tax slabs for their employees as well as ...

31 January, 2017 | More »

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What will be the driving force for startups in 2017?

India is going through the second phase of growth in startups, now referred to as Startup 2.0. The growth will be in large numbers, and Nasscom predicted that there would be 10, 500 startups in India by 2020. “The number predicted is lower as I see many more startups coming in. The dimensions of I...

18 January, 2017 | More »

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.

One year of Startup India: Report card

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...

16 January, 2017 | More »

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The next big disruption is coming

‘Discipline’ was the defining word for the venture capital community in 2016. Even as early stage investments kept pace throughout the year, the number of late-stage VC funded startups reduced substantially. According to VCCEdge data, VC firms invested $1,355 million across 928 deals in 2016 as ...

16 January, 2017 | More »

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