Angel Tax: Nearly 1300% jump in number of exempted startups by DPIIT till December FY20

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had exempted DPIIT-registered startups from the 30 per cent tax levied on receiving investment against the issuance of shares “which exceeds the Fair Market Value of such shares."

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Coronavirus effect? Startups see tough 2020 to raise funding; look beyond Chinese, Japanese funds

Early and mid-stage companies will find it challenging because they seek new investors outside India coming on the cap table in cases where local investors invest up to $15-20 million.

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Piyush Goyal says no timeline fixed to rollout e-commerce policy since this is a ‘new issue’

Piyush Goyal said the government has already received comments on the draft policy from 120 stakeholders including businesses, industry associations, think tanks, and foreign governments.

Startup India: Under Modi’s pet scheme, number of funded startups increased this much in eight months

According to the Startup India portal, 29,681 startups have been registered with the DPIIT so far. This has more than tripled from 8,939 startups registered till March 2018.

Art vs science: How to strike the right balance to correctly value a startup

Traditional companies are easier to value simply because they tend to have physical assets, there is relevant market data stretching back decades and they are more easily understood.

SPICe+ web form: For startups, micro businesses, new tool may not spice up ease of doing business

Technology for MSMEs: SPICe+ form may increase the compliance burden for startups and micro-enterprises instead of reducing it.

Budget 2020: बजट में सरकार का स्टार्टअप्स को प्रोत्साहन; फंड ऑफ फंड्स, मेक इन इंडिया के लिए बढ़ा आवंटन

Budget 2020: सरकार ने स्टार्टअप इकाइयों की मदद के लिए फंड ऑफ फंड्स के लिए आवंटन बढ़ा दिया है.

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रतन टाटा की स्टार्टअप्स को चेतावनी: निवेशकों का पैसा डुबोकर भागे तो नहीं मिलेगा दूसरा मौका

उन्होंने यह भी कहा कि पुराने बिजनेस कम हो जाएंगे और इनोवेटिव कंपनियों के युवा फाउंडर्

Innovate India and Start-up Era book review: Author Praveen Tiwari brings Indian context to the centre-stage

The book brings Indian context to the centre stage of the discussion which is otherwise dominated by the books written in the context of Silicon Valley start-ups.

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Helping hand: Govt launches mobile app, portal for startups to protect their intellectual property rights

Startup: The Modi govt has launched a dedicated mobile application and portal to help Indian startups and SMEs with IPR Process.

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Have a great start-up Idea! How to convince investors with your business model and raise money

Start-up India scheme: Presenting a robust business model is important for the success of a start-up's funding pitch.

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Edtech startups move to non-English users as e-learning makes inroads in smaller towns

Edtech: There are more than 3,500 education startups in the country that are vying for a pie of growing online education market which is set to touch $2 billion in the next two years.

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E-learning: Edtech startups remain hot, AttainU raises money from angel investors

Angel Investment: Edtech startups that account for nearly one-fifth of total DPIIT recognised startups in the country remain favourite of investors.

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Through the eyes of investors: What investors look for in a founder and his team

Startup: Investors carefully assess the qualities of a founder like his passion and determination among other things before investing in a company.

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Good news! Start-ups can raise capital from abroad without losing control of the company; here’s how

Start-up India: In less than a week, the Modi govt announced two major reliefs for start-ups on the issue of angel tax and by liberalising norms for issuing DVR shares and ESOPs.

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U2opia Mobile to invest over $3 mn in startups program

Company will focus on startups in telecom, mobile advertising, utility apps and mobile gaming

Post Flipkart-IIM row, should you join a startup? 5 reasons

Are startups the place to join right after you have done your graduation, MBA or engineering? Here are 5 reasons

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Govt amends Patents rules, offers ‘Tatkal’ window for speedy approval

The government has amended patent rules to offer a 'Tatkal' option for speedy clearance of applications by start-ups or those that choose India as the destination for first filing of patent.

6 Indian startups shortlisted for Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Program

Google Launchpad Accelerator Program: Taskbob, Programming Hub, ShareChat, RedCarpet, PlaySimple Games and Magic Pin are the six Indian startups which will start the programme on June 13, 2016.

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Banks should provide hassle-free services to start-ups in Jammu and Kashmir: Minister

The banking sector in Jammu and Kashmir should create entrepreneurship culture in the state by providing hassle-free services to start-ups, Union minister Kalraj Mishra said today".

Startups set to get unique identity number: Senior Official

Start-up enterprises will now get a unique identity that will help them to seamlessly interact with a host of government departments...

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan’s 5 mantras for lower home prices, startups & bureaucrats

Having cut interest rates, Rajan is now putting the onus on real estate developers, asking them to reduce prices to encourage more people to buy properties.

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Ideaspring Capital sets up Rs 125 cr fund for product startups

Technocrats including T V Mohandas Pai, Rajiv Mody as well as Patni scions Amit and Arihant Patni have joined hands to form a Rs 125-crore fund, Ideaspring Capital, to back product startups in the country.

Startup funding: Money will not dry up, will look for quality

According to Indian Angel Network president Padmaja Ruparel, there has been an increase of 20% in the number of deals but the overall amount has gone up by 12%

ICICI Bank says open to investing in fin tech startups in India

Country's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank today said it is open to investing in startups in the financial technology space even though it has not earmarked a dedicated corpus for the investments.

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Editorial: Startups feel the heat, valuations tumble

Investment flows slow, valuations start to tumble


Narendra Modi govt to launch ‘Twitter Seva’ for startups in India on April 21

As part of its steps to support budding entrepreneurs, the PM Narendra Modi government on April 21 will launch a new service, Twitter Seva, to address various queries of startups in India in a timebound manner.

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