28 Aug 2019

1. VCs ready tools to plant seeds in startup ground According to startup industry tracker Tracxn, the money poured into Indian startups increased by 30% to $4.7 billion in the first six months of 2019, compared with the same period last year. Venture capital firms are rushing to snap…

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24 Aug 2019

1. Fly high, without fear: Ministers to startups IT minister Prasad salutes entrepreneurial spirit of young Indians; commerce minister Goyal says the honest have nothing to fear Piyush Goyal, minister for commerce and industry, had a clear message: Don’t try to evade taxes or find innovative workarounds to save…

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13 Aug 2019

1. VCs set out to raise fresh capital in India There are close to a dozen seed and series A focused funds that collectively plan to raise anywhere between $300 and $350 million, as per industry estimates. Early-stage technology and startup deal activity is set to intensify further with…

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09 Jul 2019

1. Kerala to hold women startup summit  Kerala has 13 per cent of women participation in the #technology #startup ecosystem and the state #government had taken “proactive steps” for further increasing it. The ‘#Women Startup Summit 2019’ aims at encouraging aspiring #women professionals to take up their entrepreneurial journey and…

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05 Jul 2019

1. Startups in dire need of regulatory clarity  Survey makes a case for an optimal tax policy. For this, getting the balance right is extremely critical to not drive away the #investors. Sector’s concerns related to angel tax and other issues must be addressed. The number of #startup registrations…

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02 Jul 2019

1. Startups use rating tech to keep wards, hostels spic ’n’ span  Nishant Kukreti stays in a student hostel in Noida and he is surprised that good behaviour is tracked using #technology and rewarded. #Student housing companies are investing in #technology to be markedly different from traditional university-led hostel…

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