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  • Innovation remains the weak link in growth of Indian start-ups

    What was for Indians seeking greener pastures in the US a dream come true is fast shaping into a nightmare for many under the Donald Trump administration. With a further tightening of visas under the H1B programme, as of now, many Indians are groping—bewildered and clueless.

  • Ursa Minor: A start-up for the youth to ‘bank’ upon

    Start Ups in India are blooming, various companies across India have floated many start-ups. But an unique start-up has been founded by experienced and senior bankers to upskill and train the youth about banking and financial services sector.

  • Centre, states will ease norms to promote start-ups: DIPP Secretary

    Hyderabad: Central and state governments are working together to remove regulatory hurdles with a view to encouraging budding entrepreneurs in the country, DIPP Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said today. At a session of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 here, Abhishek underscored the need for a differential treatment of sectors such as start-ups, smart technology and disruptive businesses.

  • Centre extends IPR protection scheme for start-ups till 2020

    New Delhi: The Indian government has extended the Start-Ups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP) scheme for three years till March 2020, in a bid to continue the protection of entrepreneurs’ patents, trademark and designs.

  • Start-ups, FDI to be exempt from new tax on unlisted firms

    New Delhi: Allaying investor fears over levy of long-term capital gains tax on share transfer in unlisted companies, the government today said the move is only to target ‘khoka’ companies and ‘genuine investments’ in start- ups and through FDI will be exempt.

  • Indore: Over 25 startups, 20 mentors to participate in iExpo

    Indore: The first ever Start-up Expo of Central India to be organised by Indian Institute of Management-Indore on January 22 would witness presence of more than 25 start-ups, 15 investment partners, 20 mentors, with a participation of 3000+ students, professors and corporate officials.

  • Indore: Start-ups won’t survive if started without preparations says Deepak Gadhia

    Indore: “Start-ups are like premature baby as they cannot survive, if launched without proper preparation and planning. It looks easy but it requires hard work and sacrifice to establish as various other players are already established in the market,” said Deepak Gadhia, renowned green energy entrepreneur and activist.

  • Indore: Despite hiccup, KK comes to terms with cashless transaction

    Indore: With ups and downs because of sudden notebandi and other environment factors, start-ups in the city have had an interesting year. Some start-ups have been able to achieve success by capitalising on last minute disposal of cash, while others felt cash crunch, which crumbled their plans.

  • Hindi-Hebrew great combo for global start-up ecosystem: Israeli Ambassador

    Gurgaon: Hindi and Hebrew are the most spoken languages in Silicon Valley, thus any India-Israel collaboration can create a vibrant ecosystem that will help start-ups to mushroom and thrive the world over, Israel’s Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon said. “Start-ups constitute one of the pillars in further strengthening India-Israel relations,” Carmon said, while announcing the Indian winners who will participate at this year’s Start Tel Aviv — a global event that brings

  • Gadgets Galore at CES 2016

    The most exciting event in the field of electronics which wrapped recently had on display plenty of new technology that could any satiate gadget geeks’ thirst for all things electronic. Chandragupta Amritkar reports from CES, Las Vegas.

  • Nirmala Sitharaman

    Government only to be facilitator for start-ups: Sitharaman

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday said it was committed to act only as a “facilitator” to start-ups by ensuring a friendlier regulatory regime, easier capital availability and quicker exit norms through a bankruptcy code.

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    SEBI trying to check start-ups exodus: chairman

    New Delhi: India’s capital markets regulator SEBI on Monday said that it is making best efforts to check the flight of start-ups to other countries by creating a conducive climate for their growth in India.

  • ‘Start-ups to add at least a dozen billionaires in India’

    New Delhi : India is likely to produce at least a dozen more billionaires and several new millionaires by 2020 as the country’s start-ups scene hots up, fuelled by sectors like e-commerce, financial services and other technology-driven fields, an Assocham study has projected.

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