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Satya Nadella says quality of ideas, ambition of Indian entrepreneurs and innovators exciting
Business

Satya Nadella says quality of ideas, ambition of Indian entrepreneurs and innovators exciting

The quality of ideas and ambition of entrepreneurs and innovators in India - many of whom are school kids - are "exciting" and driving innovation and growth for societies and economies, according to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Budget 2020:  Policy relaxations and incentives will whip up investors’ appetite, help govt fast-track to clock $5 trillion mark
Business

Budget 2020: Policy relaxations and incentives will whip up investors’ appetite, help govt fast-track to clock $5 trillion mark

The next proposal that may top FM’s Budget speech must be the disinvestment in strategic PSUs and outright privatization of loss-making PSUs.

Walmart to open 25 institutes in India in next 5 years, to train 50,000 MSME entrepreneurs
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Walmart to open 25 institutes in India in next 5 years, to train 50,000 MSME entrepreneurs

US retail major Walmart would open 25 institute hubs in India in next five years, which would train 50,000 entrepreneurs from the micro, small & medium enterprises (MSME) sector, said a top company official

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles
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Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles

There are things that can be easily fixed, we do not need to reinvent the wheel. We just need to bite the bullet and make the effort.

Ten startups to be part of Extreme Entrepreneurs by Lightspeed
India

Ten startups to be part of Extreme Entrepreneurs by Lightspeed

The finalists of the EE 2019 challenge are Bakbuck, Deepsync, EazyPG, GroMo, Gratitude, Ithaka, Openapp, Xeno, Womaniya and Blackboard Radio

State of Economy: Put aside vendetta politics, reach out to sane voices to steer economy out of 'man-made crisis', says Manmohan Singh
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State of Economy: Put aside vendetta politics, reach out to sane voices to steer economy out of 'man-made crisis', says Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh said “all-round mismanagement” by the Narendra Modi government was responsible for the slowdown.

Women Startup Summit: Ecosystem needed for stronger participation of aspiring female entrepreneurs, say experts
Business

Women Startup Summit: Ecosystem needed for stronger participation of aspiring female entrepreneurs, say experts

India warrants an ecosystem that guarantees far stronger participation of aspiring women entrepreneurs by removing hurdles in their path to business ventures, speakers said at a national event here on Thursday

Why collateral-free loans up to Rs 50 lakh is a high-risk idea to implement in slowdown-hit Indian economy
Business

Why collateral-free loans up to Rs 50 lakh is a high-risk idea to implement in slowdown-hit Indian economy

If the government has made up it’s mind to give away large collateral-free loans o entrepreneurs, it should also work out a mechanism to make sure this money is spent well for the stated purpose

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Startups hope new govt will drive growth agenda, ease regulatory burden
Business

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Startups hope new govt will drive growth agenda, ease regulatory burden

With BJP set to return to power, startups and entrepreneurs on Thursday hoped that the new government will continue to drive growth agenda for new businesses, taking further steps to ease the regulatory burden and make capital more accessible to them

Two-day Bengal Global Business Summit kicks off today: Mukesh Ambani, Sajjan Jindal among others to attend
Business

Two-day Bengal Global Business Summit kicks off today: Mukesh Ambani, Sajjan Jindal among others to attend

"Prominent industrialists from the country will be attending tomorrow's business summit. You will see who is coming at the programme," Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal she told reporters at the state secretariat.

Binny Bansal reveals his ambitious plans to help other startups after quitting Flipkart
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Binny Bansal reveals his ambitious plans to help other startups after quitting Flipkart

Bansal is now focused on xto10x Technologies, a startup he has co-founded with former colleague Saikiran Krishnamurthy

Govt eases process for startups to seek tax exemption on angel fund investments
Business

Govt eases process for startups to seek tax exemption on angel fund investments

The government has eased the procedure for startups to seek income tax exemption on investments from angel funds as part of efforts to address concerns of budding entrepreneurs

Farmers are like entrepreneurs, need access to markets and credit to offset external risks
Business

Farmers are like entrepreneurs, need access to markets and credit to offset external risks

Ambitious agricultural credit targets set by the government have been consistently exceeded;

National Entrepreneurship Awards to honour outstanding young business persons tomorrow
Business

National Entrepreneurship Awards to honour outstanding young business persons tomorrow

The ceremony will be chaired by Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu will be the chief guest at the award ceremony.

Top 100 realtors’ wealth soars 27% to Rs 2.37 lakh crore in 2018 despite crisis; Mangal Lodha tops the list
Business

Top 100 realtors’ wealth soars 27% to Rs 2.37 lakh crore in 2018 despite crisis; Mangal Lodha tops the list

Despite the crisis in realty space in the country, net worth of top 100 realtors jumped 27 percent to Rs 2.37 lakh crore in 2018, says a report that's led by Lodha group founder Mangal Prabhat Lodha.

IKEA looking at West Bengal as a sourcing hub, says West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra
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IKEA looking at West Bengal as a sourcing hub, says West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra

Swedish furniture retail company IKEA has evinced interest in sourcing products from West Bengal, state Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Tuesday said

Chasing all defaulters may chill economic activity, cautions Nitin Gadkari
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Chasing all defaulters may chill economic activity, cautions Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said in a democracy it is also essential to listen to the Opposition and take everybody's views on board for the better benefit of all the people,

Startup India: How fintech companies can help entrepreneurs roll out operations on the right note
Business

Startup India: How fintech companies can help entrepreneurs roll out operations on the right note

Fintech firms are offering value-added services like GST registration and filing, accounting with chartered accountant (CA) support, among others.

Govt revises definition of a startup; everything you need to know about the new norms
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Govt revises definition of a startup; everything you need to know about the new norms

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), under Union Ministry for Commerce and Industry, amended the definition of a startup on Wednesday

Tech needs a MAD formula: It is time for India to make the transition from 'dukandar' to disruptor
Business

Tech needs a MAD formula: It is time for India to make the transition from 'dukandar' to disruptor

Most firms pivot to a more acceptable model that can be funded, or become a services company, or succumb to greener pastures elsewhere.