Kerala tops list of startup destinations in country

Interestingly, it is Kerala which has emerged as one of the top startup destinations of the country," said the report.

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OYO’s housing rental brand expanding presence in Kolkata

In Kolkata, OYO Life has set up co-living residences at areas such as Anandapur, Newtown, Salt Lake and New Alipore with prices starting at Rs 4,999 per bed per month.

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Flipkart strengthens focus on artisans, weavers; partners with UP Khadi board for local units to e-sell

Flipkart is focusing on working with local communities and government bodies in small cities as it envisions to bring onboard next 100 million customers from India’s tier-II cities and beyond to buy

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SIDBI trains rural women to become entrepreneurs, launches programme in skill development

Skilling, Labour, Talent for MSMEs: Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) on Thursday announced a tie-up with Usha International Limited (UIL) for encouraging women entrepreneurship at th

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Online festive sales cross $1.8 billion; Amazon says premium mobiles sell the most this time

The ongoing festive season sales on e-commerce platforms have crossed $1.8 billion value and the mobile phones remain the most selling category. For Amazon, premium mobiles sold the best.


Bank of Baroda boosts lending to MSMEs, partners with NBFC to offer small ticket loans

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: Public sector lender Bank of Baroda has partnered with NBFC Paisalo Digital to lend co-originate loans to MSMEs and agribusinesses.

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Udaan gets $585 million boost from Tencent, others

Udaan, an Indian e-commerce marketplace for businesses, has raised $585 million from investors including Tencent Holdings Ltd., Altimeter Capital, GGV Capital and Citi Ventures.

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Zomato scores high on food delivery; revenue up 225 per cent in April-September

Around 10,000 restaurants that are participating Gold for delivery.

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Nitin Gadkari launches Khadi and Village Industries products on Gandhi Jayanti eve

MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari also launched a sales campaign to offer 40 per cent discount on Gandhi caps and Gandhi 'Dhotis' and 20 per cent discount on all village industries products for 40 days from

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Amazon, Flipkart in legal soup: Rajasthan Court issues notice for alleged FDI policy violation

CAIT in its writ petition stressed on the “repeated violations of the FDI policy by Amazon and Flipkart since years,” by engaging in deep discounting, predatory pricing, loss funding and controlli

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Zomato triples revenue, cuts cash burn by 60% in H1 FY20 amid controversies

Zomato also claimed a massive jump in its food delivery business, both in terms of orders and gross merchandise volume (GMV).

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Policy implementation key to MSME growth; environment must be proactive towards small business needs

Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: An entrepreneur is not a burden on the society, on the contrary, he/she helps in taking care of the society by employing people, bringing in positive economic changes

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SoftBank looks to increase stake in Delhivery; seeks competition nod

SoftBank’s shareholding in Delhivery would increase to 25.72%, if its proposal to raise equity in the logistics firm is approved.

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Now pick your Amazon order from nearby Vodafone store; company ties up with telco to boost delivery

Flipkart’s arch-rival Amazon has picked over 100 Vodafone stores in nine cities through a partnership with the telecom giant to act as pick-up stores for customers.

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India’s corner shops can fight Amazon, says top tech investor

In India, even the biggest conglomerates including Tata and Reliance have been unable to diminish kiranas’ dominance while newer online retail entrants Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart are trying t

From the poshest neighborhoods to teeming slums, typical Indian kiranas are cramped spaces that can just about fit a king-size bed but are chock-full of sacks of rice, lentils and dried chili peppers. News

Now Union Bank of India links interest rate for MSME loans to RBI’s repo rate, effective from October 1

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: The Union Bank said that With external benchmark linked rate (EBLR) linked to the repo rate, any change in the latter by the RBI would automatically be passed on to the c

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Have a great start-up Idea! How to convince investors with your business model and raise money

Start-up India scheme: Presenting a robust business model is important for the success of a start-up's funding pitch.

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How cashback portals can help small businesses cut costs, drive sales, and gain customer trust

Essentially, cashback sites have a simple and performance-driven business model where they receive a commission from the retail partner only after a sale takes place.

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Modi’s Indian solution to global problems: Startups must step up to solve world challenges

Acknowledging startups’ role in the growth of Indian economy, PM Modi said that innovation and startups will play a crucial role as India has targeted to become a $5 trillion economy.

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How GST is hurting this set of Indian SMEs, global competitiveness lost

Trade, Imports, Exports for MSMEs: The GST Council must review the taxation of exporting intermediaries as this predatory levy on exports may well be the final nail in the coffin for many financially

Both imports and exports were growing at a healthy rate during the same period last year at 8% and 9%, respectively. (Representational image) News

Facebook for MSMEs: Govt’s social media portal soon for small businesses to make friends

Technology for MSMEs: The MSME Ministry has a database of 75 lakh (7.5 million) registered MSMEs that can benefit from such collaboration as foreign SMEs will be able to bring along new technology, in

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Scanta: Augmented Reality avatars with an emotional quotient

An emotionally intelligent AR assistant is what this startup is building using Machine Learning capabilities.

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PayNearby: Giving retailers a new identity

This startup empowers the local kiranas, shops, retail stores & other merchants to offer digital financial and non-financial services to masses.

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Flipkart Big Billion Days: 2x sales on day 1 compared to last year, tier-II customers also doubled

Walmart-owned Flipkart claimed 2x sales growth in less than 24 hours of the opening day of its annual sale Big Billion Days vis-a-vis the opening day of last year’s sale.

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E-commerce sales depriving govt of GST revenue, traders’ body tells Nirmala Sitharaman; seeks probe

CAIT said that e-commerce companies through their festive sales are depriving the government of “huge amount of GST revenue” by charging GST on the discounted price of the products instead of levy

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Grofers to add 700 kirana stores onto network, eyes $1 billion revenue by year-end

"In the first phase, we associated with 100 stores and currently we have 300 stores under the program and this will be scaled to 1,000 by year-end, all in Delhi NCR region," Grofers founder Saurabh Ku

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Financial consultants: Today’s catalyst for SMEs to drive financial management, profitability

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: For a sector working on a limited budget, hiring a financial consultant might seem like an extravagance, but, it has become important for SMEs to do so for efficient fina

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