Budget 2020: EV startups pin hopes on better infrastructure, proper policies, increased awareness

Budget 2020 India: 2020 will be the year of execution in e-mobility since businesses doing pilot/field testing of the technology, business models in the last few years are ready to enter the market commercially.
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Amazon, Flipkart to lock horns as flagship festive days sale kick start: Check top offers and deals

Two of India’s major e-tailers Amazon and Flipkart are locking their horns yet again as both kick start their flagship Republic Day sales.

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Government should pay ‘administration’ fee to small businesses to offset increasing compliance costs

GST and Taxation for MSMEs: Too great a degree of homogeneity in GST structure should be weighed against the disadvantages it brings for SMEs. What is seen as a best practice now may be very different

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How smartphones and cheap data are helping farmers

Backed by investments of close to $250 million, about 500 agri-tech start-ups are helping farmers improve productivity and get a better price for their crop.

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Visit Health: This AI-driven platform helps patients consult doctors

The startup has partnered with Acko and Apollo Munich Health Insurance for providing OPD insurance which is integrated into the app.

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Fintech Trends: Mobile-first approach and data science are giving a fillip to fintech

The trends shaping fintech startups in 2020 involve a highly aware customer base and further innovations in data science and data engineering.

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Flashback: Jeff Bezos reveals first question investors asked him before funding his startup Amazon

25 years back Jeff Bezos had quit his job at a hedge fund D.E Shaw to sell books without setting up a physical store, without seeing his customers but over a wide area network connecting computer syst

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Delay in notification of e-pharmacy draft rules causing concern in the sector: Ficci

"The delay in the notification of e-pharmacy draft rules is causing confusion and anxiety for all the stakeholders involved in digital health ecosystem," the statement said.

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Swiggy’s rival grocery startup eyes profitability in 2020; hits major milestone in key market

The startup competes with Swiggy’s Supr Daily service, DailyNinja, and BigBasket while Bengaluru-based Doodhwala had closed operations last year.

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Narayana Murthy with Jeff Bezos shocks traders; say ‘deeply regret’ to see Infosys head at Amazon event

CAIT’s Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal told Murthy in a letter that his presence has “greatly shocked the traders of the country” as Amazon is a “world-known habitual offender."

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Budget 2020: Tweak in IPO, ESOP norms; new funds, more on startups’ wish list for FM Sitharaman

Budget 2020 India: Startups' budget expectations broadly looks at enabling further ease of doing business by means of relaxed regulatory and tax regimes including angel tax, listing abroad etc.

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Soon honey may replace sugar in your tea, coffee; govt has this in store for village industries

Trade, Imports, Exports for MSMEs: India’s honey market size was Rs 1557.9 crore in 2018 and is likely to grow to Rs 2805.7 crore by 2024, as per a report by market research firm Imarc.

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MSME-EPC to hold mega meet to boost North East entrepreneurs

The international summit, with Assam as the host state and business participants from various countries, will focus on existing and aspiring start-ups in sectors like tea, coffee, agri and food proces

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Budget 2020: Banned since 2018, cryptocurrency market seeks clarity on regulations from FM Sitharaman

Budget 2020-21: In 2018, the Reserve Bank of India arbitrarily banned banks from dealing with cryptocurrency businesses. It caused many startups to shut down or move out of India.

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Jeff Bezos’ reply to protestors: Will sell your goods abroad; Amazon to take ‘Make in India’ global

Jeff Bezos spread olive branches to the irked Indian traders. E-commerce behemoth plans to globally sell $10 billion worth goods sourced from the Narendra Modi government’s Make in India initiative.

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Narayana Murthy teaches Jeff Bezos lesson after Amazon event delay; cuts speech short

Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy didn’t hold himself back from expressing his displeasure in public at an Amazon event in presence of the world’s richest person Jeff Bezos.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in India: Amazon’s $1 billion gift to SMEs to help small businesses step into digital era

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos India Visit: Amazon's Jeff Bezos India Visit:Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday announced a bonanza for India's small and medium businesses, which could help local entrepreneurs

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Flipkart to give better delivery, supply chain support to MSME sellers from Haryana

Flipkart along with Amazon are likely to see the competition in the e-commerce market intensifying with the impending launch of Mukhesh Ambani’s Reliance this year.

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Swiggy’s top investors earn Rs 1,660 crore by selling partial stakes; Naspers top shareholder

Among the investors who have bought stakes in the company through these secondary transactions were Naspers, Tencent, Hillhouse, Coatur, DST, Wellington Management and China’s delivery platform Meit

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New scheme on anvil for businesses helping government curb imports, suggests Nitin Gadkari

Trade, Imports, Exports for MSMEs: Companies engaged in manufacturing 'import substitute products' will now be encouraged by the government to grow their businesses and help the government save foreig

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Amazon, Flipkart: Why CCI is probing antitrust complaint against e-commerce portals

The Competition Commission of India has opened an antitrust probe into Jeff Bezos-owned Amazon and Walmart-backed Flipkart after a traders’ body alleged preferential treatment and exclusive arrangem

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Budget 2020: Healthtech businesses want FM Sitharaman to focus on preventive healthcare; suggest steps

Budget 2020-21: Preventive health check-ups account for less than 10 per cent of the total diagnostic services sector. However, the segment is growing at a healthy rate of almost 20 per cent.

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Amid OYO’s mass layoffs, founder Ritesh Agarwal explains firings; FULL TEXT of letter to staff

OYO has fired around 600 of its 12,000 China employees and 1,200 India employees following which Agarwal on Monday shared an email to employees to explain the rationale behind the layoff without discl

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Mark Zuckerberg’s goal for next 10 years: Help small businesses become large tech companies; here’s how

The social network giant had launched ‘VC Brand Incubator Program’ in June last year to tie-up with venture capital (VC) funds to help small and medium businesses (SMB) in their network grow.

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