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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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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.

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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

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.

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‘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.

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

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.

Cloud telephony for SMBs

Delivered on internet pipe, this voice tech offers call centre-like features

Is entrepreneurship a safe move?

Leaving a job for starting own venture isn't an easy option

From kirana to e-retailer

Online, offline models can coalesce to create superior value for all stakeholders

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SIDBI, NIBM to setup ‘MSME Centre of Excellence’ in Pune

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) to set up a 'MSME Centre of Excellence' in Pun

Strategy and ‘mauka’

To fight and win, play to your unique strengths instead of aping competition

Taxation: No notification yet on Swachh Bharat cess

Queries on tax issues, addressed by Abhishek Jain and Achal Chawla of EY

SMEs more receptive to gender equality: Muhammad Musa

Since women are disproportionately affected by discrimination and violations at the workplace, Care India...

The online-only model

This new sales channel is slowly changing the game

Sustainable MSMEs

Supportive frameworks critical to an inclusive model

Stat-o-Sphere: Asia rising in factoring

Factoring has been growing steadily in emerging economies in the last few years.

Taxation: No duty on capital goods exported under excise rules

Queries on tax issues, addressed by Abhishek Jain and Achal Chawla of EY.

Invest in personal branding

We all are constantly working towards attaining our goals in life.

The bold and the bored

Just when stories abound about start-up entrepreneurs making their billions from a tiny stake in their ventures...

Should SMEs bother about net neutrality?

You have heard of small start-ups like Facebook and Google making it big.

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