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Esports: What separates video game competitions from gambling, fantasy, regular and real money games

The esports community wants and requires esports to be recognized by the government “as a sport” in India and not to be distantly linked or associated with fantasy, rummy, poker, gambling, online

How traditional insurance players can enhance capabilities, drive innovation by partnering with startups

Incumbents can partner with startups to benefit and bring about the changes rapidly while the startups can benefit by getting access to the incumbent’s large customer base. Working together will hel

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‘Only 20% small businesses offer online services, leaving market for last-mile logistics largely untapped’

Logistics for MSMEs: Intra-city logistics providers, which usually deal with instant and on-demand delivery requirements, have a high degree of commitment to ensuring deliveries within the same day.

How startups are realigning edtech, healthtech, communications, other sectors with pandemic challenges

These are exciting times for technology providers and the pandemic will ensure that we are forced to adopt these advancements in many different ways, both in our work lives and at home!

Workplace 2021: Seven key deeptech trends that will impact nature of modern-day offices

From digital assistants to predictive maintenance, AI and Machine Learning have many potential applications that can immensely transform the workplace and help organizations achieve better results. Th

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‘Success of digital financial services rests on rural India’s shift from cash to digital payments economy’

In rural India, the mass adoption of digital payment platforms and mobile apps can be driven by hyper-localisation and addressing the pain points of switching from cash-based transaction mode to digit

Razorpay - which facilitates digital transactions - said it witnessed a decline of 30 per cent in digital payments initially during the lockdown, but after the first 70 days of the national lockdown, digital payments rebounded by 23 per cent.

Cloud for small businesses: ‘SMBs can take advantage of competition between Microsoft, AWS, Google, others’

Technology for MSMEs: Since the cloud plays an important and major role in digital transformation, you will see most of the SMBs today finding the need to move to the cloud rather than being advised b

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‘MSMEs’ flawed belief of being too small to be attacked is root cause for ignorance of cyber security’

Technology for MSMEs: Attackers realize that with large scale technology adoption in the SME sector, the focus and awareness on security hasn’t reached the maturity levels it should have. As a resul

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‘Addressing poor access to collateral-free loans, strengthening SFCs to help unlock MSMEs’ true potential’

Union Budget 2021 India: The introduction of TDS on e-commerce sellers with gross merchandise sales of above Rs 5 lakh can block SME sellers' liquidity on digital platforms and prove counterproductive

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Union Budget 2021: ‘While govt doubled outlay for MSMEs, there is no clarity over use of extra allocation’

Union Budget 2021 India: We hope that in the next few days, the government will provide some clarity on specific steps that will be taken. On the whole, this Budget seems positive for MSMEs. As always

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Budget 2021: Govt missed providing clarity on public listing, GST levy in early stages, more for startups

Union Budget 2021 India: In the context of tax proposal announcements, it appeared that the broader theme was to simplify tax administration procedures, ease the compliance burden for taxpayers, and r

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Union Budget 2021: ‘Govt has taken right steps to promote making of import substitute items by MSMEs’

Union Budget 2021 India: The additional government spending will bring business opportunities to the MSME sector. The vision of achieving a $5-trillion economy will only be possible when MSMEs are abl

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Budget 2021 boosts domestic startup funding, eases capital raising by extending capital gains exemption

Union Budget 2021 India: Supporting the development of a world-class Fin-Tech hub at the GIFT-IFSC will also allow startups in the fintech ecosystem to get the required infrastructure to further finte

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‘Budget 2021 recognizes that role of startups and MSMEs are central to India’s future of $5T economy’

Union Budget 2021 India: From the above, it is observed that the government is aware that MSMEs needs financial as well as technology support to survive and grow in the post-pandemic period.

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

‘Budget 2021 startup relaxations fell short as mood was to hear big compliance, business reforms’

Union Budget 2021 India: While most of the compliance cost issues faced by startups are around GST, it was heartening to note that the FM acknowledged and assured the House that corrective measures wi

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Interview | Unlike large firms, MSMEs seek simplistic, DIY tech for quick impact: Oracle’s Sheela Nambiar

Technology for MSMEs: 2021 is going to be a year of growth recovery. And to improve business resilience, some of the top priorities for MSMEs include reducing costs, increasing revenue, figuring out w

Budget 2021 Expectations: How India can tap into space startups for bigger play in global space economy

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Startups: The forthcoming union budget is one of the most important as many space startups are on the verge of doing their first space journey. The budget should con

Startups Budget 2021 Expectations, Budget 2021 Expectations for Startups

Budget 2021 Expectations: Crypto startups seek legal framework, investment support from FM Sitharaman

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Startups: For an industry that runs on high-end technology, it is normal to be surrounded by speculations. For people, where investing in a tangible asset has been t

"The government will explore the use of the blockchain technology proactively for ushering in the digital economy," Thakur said in a written reply to a question on introduction of India's own crypto-currency.

Budget 2021 Expectations: MSMEs, startups seek better debt access, GST relaxation, more from FM Sitharaman

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for MSMEs: India’s complex tax and financial regulatory regime are one of the reasons for our low rankings across “Ease of doing business” indices globally. Howeve

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Budget 2021 Expectations: ‘Govt should extend PLI scheme to MSMEs, enhance 25% public procurement limit’

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for MSMEs: Atmanirbhar Bharat and indigenization announcements are initiatives that would guide the industrial policy imperatives for the next decade, but it is importan

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Budget 2021 Expectations: ‘Credit scheme must be in line with ECLGS to act as MSMEs’ ‘first-loss’ cover’

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for MSMEs: By aligning the two schemes, the government would be able to incentivise more lending to the sector. The government could bear the cost of the premiums for lo

MSME Budget 2021 Expectations, Budget 2021 Expectations for MSME

Interview | Automation penetration in MSME sector is low at 12-15%: Schneider Electric’s Meenu Singhal

Technology for MSMEs: "We have seen a good amount of convergence coming in from MSMEs in the past few years as people have started asking for digitisation and they are now looking for brand-neutral or

Budget 2021 Expectations: EV startups want govt to focus on GST reform, demand push, affordability

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Startups: Government initiatives such as Faster Adoption and Manufacture of Electric Vehicles (FAME) and investment into setting up 2,636 charging stations in 62 cit

Startups Budget 2021 Expectations, Budget 2021 Expectations for Startups

Addressing Right Fit, Flexibility, Friction: Candidate discovery mantra for MSMEs, startups post-Covid

Skill, Labour, Talent for MSMEs: In order to find the right talent, startups and SMEs should explore a digital hiring approach that is practical and cost-effective. It is imperative to go beyond just


Budget 2021 Expectations: 7 key areas govt must address to give impetus to startup founders, investors

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Startups: India is the third-largest startup nation and the government should ensure that startups have enough care and backing to successfully recover and thrive as

Startups Budget 2021 Expectations, Budget 2021 Expectations for Startups

Budget 2021 Expectations: ‘Tax exemption, interest reduction, power subsidy needed for rural MSMEs’

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for MSMEs: Only MSMEs are well placed with competency, flexibility, local market understanding, and experience to bring about rural revolution.

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