Jan 27, 2016 01:50 PM IST
Red Ribbon Advisory Services, part of UK-based Red Ribbon Asset Management, has partnered with Mehta Fincon Services to raise funds for startups.
- Jan 24, 2016 01:32 PM IST
Keen to create the best ecosystem for start-ups, the government is likely to come up with more incentives for budding entrepreneurs in the upcoming Budget on the lines of Singapore.
- Jan 21, 2016 06:26 PM IST
Through the 'India Startup Club (ISC)' platform, entrepreneurs can avail of personalised banking services, financial tools as well as resources and planning solutions, the bank said.
- Jan 21, 2016 05:23 PM IST
VCs always want to invest in a startup that addresses a large billion dollar market. Given that statups might take time to pivot and prove the business model
- Jan 21, 2016 03:19 PM IST
In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Centre is planning to have a venture fund to promote startups in Northeastern states of the country. The declaration of Sikkim as the first organic state of India has opened up new vistas for startup initiatives in organic farming in Northeast
- Jan 21, 2016 09:28 AM IST
To promote start-ups in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled a slew of incentives like offering them a tax holiday and inspector raj-free regime for three years, capital gains tax exemption and Rs 10,000 crore corpus to fund them.
- Jan 20, 2016 01:04 PM IST
According to the last population census, globally India has the largest illiterate population. Amidst this rural backdrop, we have start-up story that is predominantly technology driven and is attracting billions of dollars in funding.
- Jan 20, 2016 11:46 AM IST
Young entrepreneurs who have started new ventures in Sikkim to harness the potential of processed organic products in the state, shared their experiences with Prime Minister Narendra Modi
- Jan 20, 2016 07:43 AM IST
Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi lines up a four-year, USD 1.5 billion government fund to help startups create jobs, entrepreneurs fear that may prove a drop in the ocean. Venture capitalists have already tightened purse strings as ripples from China's economic slowdown lap around the world
- Jan 19, 2016 02:09 PM IST
Flipkart has so far raised over USD 3 billion from institutional investors. It has, in turn, also backed a number of startups in the mobile technology space in the past few months.
- Jan 17, 2016 09:00 PM IST
New enterprises today applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Startup India action plan, saying it will help them gain foothold and encourage more entrepreneurs to start businesses.
- Jan 17, 2016 08:37 PM IST
To encourage young entrepreneurs and innovation, government has decided to bear the entire cost of facilitation for filing of patents, trademarks or designs as well as relaxed public procurement norms for start-ups.
- Jan 16, 2016 11:10 AM IST
Masayoshi Son, CEO, SoftBank strong believes that 21st century belongs to India because Indian people are smart, they speak English, the country has more percentage of young population, adding that it is one of the few countries that has a huge domestic market to fight challenges.
- Jan 14, 2016 06:47 PM IST
With its technology platform, ZAPR works with leading media agencies, brands and broadcasters.
- Jan 14, 2016 08:50 AM IST
The ecommerce market could grow in terms of the value of goods sold to USD 220 billion by 2025 from USD 11 billion in 2015, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch estimate.
- Jan 13, 2016 11:34 AM IST
Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and CEO of taxi-hailing service Uber, the most valuable start-up, will be in the city next week to address students of IIT-Bombay and share his own success story.
- Jan 12, 2016 11:00 AM IST
Slonkit, a pioneering digital platform to help children learn good money habits. And a financial tool for parents to guide and engage with children on money matters. Slonkit, is the first of its kind money management tool that aims to become a guide for today‘s digital savvy children
- Jan 11, 2016 09:14 PM IST
Internet and mobile content service providers have sought exemption to start-ups from service tax for first three years. They have also demanded exemption to ecommerce firms from value added tax (VAT) in states as they are already paying service tax.
- Jan 11, 2016 08:53 PM IST
Meanwhile, the government will also launch the action plan of 'Start-up India, Stand-up India' aimed at boosting entrepreneurship among the masses on January 16
- Jan 08, 2016 02:27 PM IST
Describing startups as embodiment of "creativity and innovation of young India", leading industrialist Ratan Tata, who has made a string of personal investments in new ventures, says he puts money on idea that "excites" him.
- Jan 08, 2016 12:10 PM IST
To promote start-ups, the chambers suggested removing the entire regulatory burden for initial few years and ease of opening and closing the start-up business. Former Ficci President Harsh Pati Singhania said the government should have to look at several issues such as facilitating and closing of start-ups, funding and tax ambiguity for funders.
- Jan 08, 2016 10:57 AM IST
A PwC report estimates that the market will be $335 billion globally by 2025. As a McKinsey Quarterly article puts it â€œThe sharing economy is growing rapidly and creating new opportunities across the globe.
- Jan 06, 2016 06:57 PM IST
The Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus has been aggressively investing in startups, ranging from e-commerce firms to cab aggregators. He has invested in firms like Snapdeal, Kaaryah, Urban Ladder, Bluestone, CarDekho, Sabse Technologies, Xiaomi and Ola.
- Jan 06, 2016 04:19 PM IST
The programme will address issues that entrepreneurs face, like fund-raising, product design, engineering and how to scale up a business. At the end of the programme, the top 10 start-ups will travel to San Francisco, where they will be introduced to global investors at Uber
- Jan 05, 2016 05:48 PM IST
The Primarc group, which has interests in retail, real estate development and e-commerce, is now foraying into angel funding for start-ups. "We are keen on angel funding in a big way for start-ups which would have a social impact" said Primarc group Director Siddharth Pansari