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SBI, U GRO aims to co-lend loans upto Rs 500 crores to MSMEs by March 2022

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: The RBI had issued guidelines in November last year under the co-origination model for non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and banks to jointly lend in order to boost c

Logistics startup Freightwalla launches AI-backed cargo tracker for MSMEs amid global container crisis

Logistics for MSMEs: Limited visibility into the movement of goods, making shipment tracking cumbersome and time-consuming has pushed managers and cargo owners to consolidate data from different sourc

MSMEs in pharma: Why revenue growth for the sector in FY22 may dip despite Covid vaccine opportunity

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: Before pausing Covid vaccine exports in April to meet domestic requirements, India had exported close to 66 million doses under the Vaccine Maitri Programme to 95 co

SBI, U GRO Capital to disburse up to Rs 500 cr to MSMEs by March 22 as co-lenders

SBI has onboarded U GRO Capital as its first co-lending partner for its Sanjeevani programme to finance MSMEs, the non-banking financial company (NBFC) said.

MSME Ministry to assess sick and closed MSMEs, new units setup in 5 years, Covid impact, more

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: The MSME Ministry maintains data of registered MSMEs through Udhyam Portal, Udyog Aadhar Registration and Entrepreneur Memorandum-II.

NBFC NPAs: What impact asset classification norms by RBI will have on bad loans in MSME, other segments

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: As per RBI, loan accounts can be upgraded to ‘standard from NPA only if all the arrears of interest and principal are paid by the borrower. This, RBI said is to avoid a

‘Make in India’ products a hit in international markets, finds eBay’s Small Online Business Trade Report

Import, Export, Trade for MSMEs: Online exports marketplace eBay, in its India Small Online Business Trade Report 2021, said that all its sellers are exporting ‘Made in India’ products to customer

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Sponsored: Why we built UpScale

SMEs in India are plagued with the difficulty of raising working capital but even before they reach that stage - their growth is being interrupted by inefficient cashflow management.

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Trade Fair 2021: Over 300 MSMEs from 20 sectors showcase products; women entrepreneurs dominate

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: Organised after a year’s gap due to the pandemic, the trade fair is hosting MSMEs from around 20 sectors including ayush, ceramics, chemical, cosmetics, electrical/

Net-zero emissions by 2070: SIDBI launches 2nd phase of Swavalamban Challenge focusing on climate change

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: Digitization, sustainability and maximizing convergence with local/state or central government programme shall be an encompassing theme which shall be accorded preference

Zomato chalks out grand merger & acquisition plan to push growth

Vinay Singh, co-founder and partner at Fireside Ventures which invests in online retail and D2C start-ups, said the M&A strategy followed by Meituan, Alibaba, and now Zomato, largely looks to solve th

But Zomato seems to be taking a careful approach with its investments.

Nykaa logs net profit of Rs 1.2 crore in Q2

The company, which was listed on the BSE on November 10, had logged a net profit of Rs 27 crore in the July-September 2020 quarter, FSN said in a regulatory filing.

Nykaa logs net profit of Rs 1.2 crore in Q2

How fintechs, banks, govt can reduce lending cost to MSMEs, enhance credit accessibility

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: Due to lack of transmission through smaller NBFCs and fintechs, the expected benefits of govt support schemes didn’t reach most players.

Buyers must use price variation clauses to absorb impact of commodity price rise: Electrical industry body

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: The prices of raw materials have jumped by 25 per cent to 90 per cent in the past one-and-a-half years, according to IEEMA. While Aluminium increased 85 per cent, Co

IIFL Finance powers its ‘WhatsApp loans’ to MSMEs, others with RBI’s Account Aggregator service

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: The AA service is enabled on IIFL's WhatsApp number to provide credit under its existing offering of providing up to Rs 10 lakh loan.

Food, grocery, restaurant sectors help India’s retail market finally cross pre-Covid sales level

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: While overall retail sales in October showed 34 per cent growth from October 2020 levels, furniture & furnishing, beauty/wellness & personal care, and footwear segmen

SME Artha: Why financial discipline is must for MSMEs to scale with decent cash flow

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: While raising capital has always been the priority, it is with responsibility of financial discipline that MSMEs can reach out to banks and other lenders for collateral-f

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SME Artha: BSE’s Ashish Chauhan on why SMEs should get listed

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: In nearly a decade, 347 SME companies have got listed since the BSE set up its listings platform BSE SME for small businesses and raised approximately Rs 10 crore on aver

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India an opportunity which will dwarf many other countries’ startup ecosystems: Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma

"Indian entrepreneurs already handle uncertainty as if it is a norm, not a special condition. That is the beauty of Indian entrepreneurship. We are underestimating the impact that Indian will have on

India an opportunity which will dwarf many other countries' startup ecosystems: Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma

SoftBank says could invest another $5-10 billion in India in 2022 if it finds right companies

Talking about the sectors of interest, Misra said SoftBank has invested in a range of sectors — right from edtech to fintech and software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies.

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The Indian Express Group invites entries for women entrepreneur awards

The awards are therefore to recognize, reward and celebrate women entrepreneurs who have been able to pursue, prevail, create an impact and etch out a story of inspiration.

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How cash flow lending can alleviate MSMEs’ pain in raising balance sheet-based credit

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: In December last year, Governor Shaktikanta Das at a webinar had said that “to improve the credit to gross domestic product ratio, access to credit and cost of credit n

4.5 lakh MSMEs in UP took advantage of ECLGS during Covid: State MSME min Sidharth Nath Singh

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: UP was ranked second in the Ease of Doing Business annual rankings released in September last year. Moreover, it secured sixth position in Logistics Ease Across Different

Magicpin raises $60 million in funding led by Zomato

In a regulatory filing, BSE-listed Zomato said its board has approved the acquisition of 16.1 per cent stake in magicpin (Samast Technologies) for Rs 371.3 crore.

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Wadhwani Foundation, Frontier Markets to help 10,000 rural women entrepreneurs with better income

Sustainability for MSMEs: Frontier Markets is a rural social commerce platform offering products in over 3,000 villages through a network of around more than 10,000 rural women entrepreneurs called S

Unnati raises Rs 60 cr from 3 firms including Incofin Investment

NABVENTURES Fund-I, the flagship fund of NABVENTURES Ltd. backed by NABARD, has followed-up on its initial investment in the company, by also participating in this round of fund-raise.

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Explained: What does India’s coal shortage mean for MSMEs recovering from Covid impact

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: India had reduced the import of non-coking coal, which is used as thermal coal for power generation, during the first five months of FY22 by around 16.09 per cent as

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