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DIPP to hire consultants to push Startup India
The commerce and industry ministry is looking to engage consultants to promote the government's Start-up India campaign for budding entrepreneurs.
Sep 29, 2016
MSME proposals should be viable enough to attract bank funding
Country's MSME sector requires more financial support from the banks to set up businesses, but the business proposals will have to be viable to attract funding from the banks, a senior government offi
Sep 20, 2016
Government taking steps to boost MSMEs: Nirmala Sitharaman
MSME sector can strongly face the "impact of recession" and the government is taking all necessary steps to support and promote micro, small and medium units, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Si
Sep 19, 2016
’60 large and medium industrial units set up Haryana in 2 years’
Sixty large and medium industrial units have been set up in Haryana with an investment of Rs 2,437 crore during the last two years.
Sep 16, 2016
SBI hopes to achieve 12% SME credit growth
Country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) hopes to achieve a 12 per cent credit growth for financing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the current fiscal, a bank official said on Friday.
Sep 16, 2016
MSEB rapped for disconnecting power of small industrial units
A consumer court here has rapped the Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) for its deficient service, and asked it not to disconnect power supply to small scale units at an industrial estate in t
Sep 16, 2016
Sapphire Ventures closes $1 billion fund to back startups
Venture capital firm Sapphire Ventures has closed a $1 billion fund to invest in technology startups, becoming the latest investment firm to join a record-breaking clip of venture fundraising.
Sep 14, 2016
Startups to see turnaround in 1-2 years: Infosys co-founder Senapathy Gopalakrishnan
Funding challenges being faced by Indian start-ups is a "temporary phenomenon" and the sector is expected to turnaround in 1-2 years, IT industry veteran Senapathy Gopalakrishnan said today.
Sep 14, 2016
Investor group CAN to support 10 startups
Investor group Calcutta Angels Network plans to support 10 startups, including at least three three city-based ventures, in the remaining period of this fiscal.
Sep 13, 2016
KVIC launches garment range designed by Ritu Beri
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) today said it has launched garments conceptualised and designed by fashion designer Ritu Beri.
Sep 13, 2016
DigitalOcean launches ‘Hatch’ to nurture startups
US-based cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean on Thursday announced “Hatch”, a global incubator programme that offers startups access to its Cloud for a year, providing free technica
Sep 08, 2016
Lenskart raises funds from Premji Invest
Three months after its Rs 400-crore funding, Lenskart has raised an undisclosed amount from Premji Invest, the investment office of Wipro chief Azim Premji.
Sep 06, 2016
Startup Deadpool: Government says it’s only a lean phase
Despite reports claiming that a Startup Deadpool is an Indian reality, with as many as 800 new tech ventures closing shop or on death row in the past 3-4 years, the government contends it is only a le
Sep 06, 2016
KVIC bags order to supply post boxes to Uttarakhand
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) today said it has bagged an order from the Department Post for supply of post boxes to Uttarakhand.
Sep 03, 2016
Close industrial units in residential areas: NGT
Irked over the menace of unauthorised industrial units running in residential areas here, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and Delhi Government to close all of them in an East Delhi
Aug 31, 2016
NCR startups face funding crunch; attract just $170 million in 2016
Funding activity in the national capital region witnessed a slowdown with deals signed worth $170 million in 155 transactions so far this year, says a report.
Aug 23, 2016
KVIC hikes wages for spinners to Rs 5.50 per hank
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) today said it has hiked the wages for spinners from Rs 4 per hank to Rs 5.50 per hank. In textile sector, a hank refers to a unit of yarn or twine that
Aug 20, 2016
Govt to provide benefits to small tea growers: Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of State for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman said in Lok Sabha that a proposal has been mooted to amend the Tea (Marketing) Control Order 2003 so as to define mini and micro factories and exempt
Jul 25, 2016
Kris Gopalakrishnan sees 70% startups failing globally: 5 things he said
Kris Gopalakrishnan, Infosys co-founder, is of the opinion that only 5-10 per cent startups around the world will become large.
Jul 20, 2016
NITI Aayog analysing all sick, loss making CPSEs: Babul Supriyo
"78, 70 and 77 CPSEs incurred losses during 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 respectively," Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo said in a written reply to the Lok S
Jul 19, 2016
E-commerce platform can give SMEs access to global markets: Rita Teaotia
E-commerce platform is fast emerging as a new trend in global trade and SMEs should use this medium to get direct access to the world markets, a top government official said today.
Jun 29, 2016
‘Plug and Play’ offices the answer to office space woes of SMEs
To start a venture and turn it into a flourishing enterprise is the goal of SMEs. However, there are many challenges that SMEs usually face in their growth and operations.
Akhil Kumar Sureka
Apr 16, 2016
MSME Ministry seeks to remove prior experience norm for start-ups
Government proposes to introduce a single-page registration form and do away with the 'prior experience' clause under the compulsory public procurement order for micro, small and medium enterprises, M
Sep 18, 2015
Digitally engaged SMEs may grow up to 27%: Study
Small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India using cloud and mobile tools can expect annual revenue growth of up to 27 per cent, a study by Google and Deloitte said today.
Jul 22, 2015
Cloud telephony for SMBs
Delivered on internet pipe, this voice tech offers call centre-like features
Jun 19, 2015
Is entrepreneurship a safe move?
Leaving a job for starting own venture isn't an easy option
Jun 19, 2015
From kirana to e-retailer
Online, offline models can coalesce to create superior value for all stakeholders
Jun 05, 2015
SC AGR hearing HIGHLIGHTS: Why did telcos go insolvent? Hearing adjourned to Aug 14; AGR dues verdict awaited
Coronavirus vaccine: WHO asks countries to join vaccine development facility; Russian candidate close to approval
RBI Moratorium: 45% borrowers have opted for delaying EMI payment PAN India, says Finway
L&T, BEL, Bharat Forge, other defence stocks gain as Government looks to push local manufacturing
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Fixed Deposit rates up to 8.25%: These banks are offering highest FD rates
Stocks in focus: Airtel, Vodafone Idea, RCom, Bharat Forge, BEL, Titan, Cipla, UltraTech Cement
Noida Authority's warning to high-rise societies! Penalty to be levied for flouting this rule — check details
TN SSLC 10th Board result 2020: SSLC result 2020 in Tamil Nadu declared at dge.tn.gov.in; No topper, all pass
Another virus on the spread in China: Seven dead, 60 infected by 'tick-borne virus'
Torrent: Cut to ‘reduce’, revise fair value to Rs 2,350 a share
Budget 2020 hasn't violated fiscal discipline: FM Sitharaman
Budget 2020 was disappointing for lacking vision; but fiscal, taxation measures welcome: EAC-PM member Ashima Goyal
Budget 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman says govt willing to do more beyond Union Budget to boost growth
Budget 2020: FM says green shoots of recovery visible, points at worse macro-economic fundamentals under UPA
Budget and the economy: What can we expect after this Budget?
Budget 2020: FM Sitharaman takes on P Chidambaram over defence budget allocation
Budget 2020 proposals on DDT, personal tax not to impact MF industry: Franklin Templeton
Budget 2020: Chidambaram slams Modi govt; says economy close to collapse, unemployment making India poorer
Budget 2020: How ESOP tax changes will benefit start-up employees
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