07 Oct 2019

1. Bansal, Poonawallas to invest Rs 100 crore in lending company U Gro U Gro will use the funds to expand its businesses at a time when capital is scarce for the sector. U Gro started its disbursals in January this year and has disbursed more than Rs 600…

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30 Sep 2019

1. Startups can find solutions to problems faced by India: Paytm senior executive “Entrepreneurs in India can identify any problem that they wish to work on and support the government,” Saurabh Jain, Build for India Head, Paytm said. About his company, the official said even though Paytm has been…

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18 Sep 2019

1. Tech companies launch ‘Hyderabad Fintech Forum’ Hyderabad Fintech Forum (HFF), a platform for the exchange of ideas on technology in BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) space to enable and strengthen the start-up ecosystem and make unicorns from the city, was launched here on Tuesday. Principal secretary to…

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11 Sep 2019

1. Amazon opens its homepage to display ads WATCH OUT: Firm is in a race with Google and Facebook for ad spends this festive season. Amazon has run campaigns with brands such as Citibank and Maruti Suzuki and is looking to acquire more large clients in the run-up to…

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05 Aug 2019

1. “Apple looks at Indian smartphone market with new glasses” Tim Cook has an interesting connection with India. A big believer in the Indian middle class, Cook last visited the country officially in May 2016 and since then, we hear him praising the country from his Cupertino-headquarters in California,…

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26 Jul 2019

1. Bank of Baroda to chase 1,000 startups with loans The bank hopes that they can these extra services will pull these young companies towards it. State-owned Bank of Baroda (BoB) has joined the startup bandwagon, launching a new programme to lend to startups as it seeks to catch…

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25 Jul 2019

1. 254 startups get Rs 1,700 crore investment from AFI  As many as 254 startups have received investment to the tune of over Rs 1,700 crore from the SEBI-registered Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) and the central government has also set up a Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS) with…

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01 Jul 2019

1. What DVRs mean for startups and entrepreneurs While the industry awaits further clarity on issues, the move is being seen as a game changer paving way for far greater #founder control of their companies. Sebi’s approval for issuance of shares with differential voting rights (DVRs) for #Indian #founders was…

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20 Jun 2019

1. SAMSUNG INDIA BRINGS ALIVE 5G MOBILE CAMERA For the #World’s Biggest smartphone maker, #Samsung, this entire work on protocol software is done in its #India R and D centre. “For 3G, 4G and now #5G, we have done a lots of #work out there. They started working on…

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