Why Indian startups are set to open new frontiers with emerging tech

Dilipkumar Khandelwal

In the early days, it was not easy for startups in India to get investment or the right mentorship. Startups often moved their ....

28 August, 2018

How startups with low budgets can explore growth-hacking to expand

Devang Mehta

The term ‘growth hacking’ refers to a wide range of tactics including sales, marketing and engineering that are employed ....

27 August, 2018
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With govt ready to hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete, startups must get serious about compliance

Dearton Thomas Hector

There are more than 17 lakh registered companies in India, according to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. At least 11 lakh of ....

12 June, 2018

What large enterprises can learn from tech startups

Chirag Nanda

Large corporations have dominated the market for a long time, but things are rapidly changing. Disruptive startups, of which there ....

30 April, 2018

Nasscom to revamp 10K Startups programme, focus on emerging tech

Anand J

Indian IT industry body National Association of Software and Services Companies is revamping its 10,000 Startups programme, Nasscom ....

17 April, 2018

How to decide how much money you need to raise for an early-stage startup

Aish Sinha

This is the second installment of a four-part series which aims to help early-stage startups navigate their way through ....

20 March, 2018
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Karnataka govt announces $1.5 mn fund for women entrepreneurs

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

In a move that would give a fillip to entrepreneurship among women, the Karnataka government announced a $1.5 million (Rs 10 crore) ....

10 March, 2017

Flipkart, Snapdeal unlikely to remain key players: Mahesh Murthy

Deepti Chaudhary

Investor Mahesh Murthy is known for not mincing words. The co-founder of Seedfund says several businesses in India have been ....

9 February, 2017

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

Anshuman Verma

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 ....

2 February, 2017

Budget 2017: What's there for startups

Deepti Chaudhary

Indian startup community was left hankering for more from the Union budget presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday. Jaitley ....

1 February, 2017
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Startups' budget wish list: Tax sops, protection of early-stage investors

Team TC

With budget 2017 set to be announced tomorrow, expectations are rife that the government will take measures to reduce costs for ....

31 January, 2017

One year of Startup India: Report card

Arti Singh

Exactly a year ago, on January 16, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 'Start-up India, Stand up India' initiative. ....

16 January, 2017

The next big disruption is coming

Kunal Khattar

'Discipline' was the defining word for the venture capital community in 2016. Even as early stage investments kept pace throughout ....

16 January, 2017

Why startups rarely wind up legal entity even when they shut operations

Roma Priya

The year gone by has been tough for startups. As investors became more driven by profit and unit economics, many emerging companies ....

2 January, 2017

Single metrics for different product startups

Mudit Vijayvergiya

The world is now startup frenzied. The very joy of solving a problem has enticed the best of minds. Whatever the industry might ....

13 December, 2016

Flawed business model or funding crunch: What led to startup shutdowns?

Arti Singh

The startup euphoria that was evident in 2015 seems to have subsided in 2016 with the demise of several well-funded ventures such ....

9 December, 2016

One funded Indian tech startup shut shop every 10 days this year

Arti Singh

Well begun, as they say, is half done. By that measure, startups that managed to raise funding from marquee investors such as ....

6 December, 2016

Markdowns reflect sentiment, vital to see if firm is on right path: IAN's Srivastava

Shruti Jain

Dozens of startups have shut shop in 2016 while many others have struggled with a funding crunch and valuation markdowns. But ....

1 December, 2016

Weekly startup funding roundup in charts

Keshav Sunkara

In the week gone by, 16 startups raised funding with 12 of them being based out of Mumbai, Bengaluru and Gurgaon. The biggest ....

28 November, 2016

Startup industry welcomes SEBI's move to relax rules for angel investments

Team TC

All stakeholders of the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investor and even lawyers - are welcoming the Securities and ....

24 November, 2016

SEBI relaxes rules for angel investments in startups

Bruhadeeswaran R

The Securities and Exchange Board of India on Wednesday eased rules for angel investments in startups following a recommendation ....

23 November, 2016