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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.

Budget 2018: Why angel tax should only be levied on non-accredited investors
Business

Budget 2018: Why angel tax should only be levied on non-accredited investors

Most of the developed nations have already addressed the issue of angel tax by offering the angel investors tax breaks

Budget 2018: Employment generation must figure high on Narendra Modi govt's agenda
Business

Budget 2018: Employment generation must figure high on Narendra Modi govt's agenda

When both endogenous and exogenous factors conspire to prevent industrial and employment revival, the only course left for the Modi government to announce a big bang reform that can take off without much resistance if the BJP ruled states show the way

GES 2017 Day 2 updates: Ivanka Trump says technology offers tremendous opportunity to women, entrepreneurs
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GES 2017 Day 2 updates: Ivanka Trump says technology offers tremendous opportunity to women, entrepreneurs

Three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit, co-hosted in Hyderabad by the US and India, is being attended by 1,500 entrepreneurs

Ivanka Trump to stress on fuelling women-led businesses growth at Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Business

Ivanka Trump to stress on fuelling women-led businesses growth at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Ivanka Trump, who is a successful businesswoman, fashion designer and advisor to the US President, was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the White House in June to speak at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Sunil Bharti Mittal's family to pledge Rs 7,000 cr for philanthropy; backs setting up of telecom school
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Sunil Bharti Mittal's family to pledge Rs 7,000 cr for philanthropy; backs setting up of telecom school

Bharti Foundation also announced its plans to set up Satya Bharti University for Science and Technology under its philanthropy plan

Kerala government to focus on promoting young and budding entrepreneurs
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Kerala government to focus on promoting young and budding entrepreneurs

The Kerala government will focus more on promoting young and budding entrepreneurs with policy and other necessary support.

Narayana Murthy urges CEOs, top executives to practice austerity to scale up growth of companies
Business

Narayana Murthy urges CEOs, top executives to practice austerity to scale up growth of companies

Murthy said, scaling up could also be done by focusing on productivity of the people by training them, which would enable them to do much more

India's higher education system not good enough to provide new employees with the right skills: IBM
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India's higher education system not good enough to provide new employees with the right skills: IBM

Only 40 per cent of Indian executives surveyed in the study indicated new employees recruited in local labour markets possess the requisite job skills.

US-based company NetApp to launch Excellerator programme for startups in Bengaluru
Startup

US-based company NetApp to launch Excellerator programme for startups in Bengaluru

US based storage and data management company NetApp on Wednesday announced the launch of the NetApp Excellerator programme to help startups in Bengaluru.

IT layoffs: Ravi Shankar Prasad says no downturn, retrenchment due to performance issues
Business

IT layoffs: Ravi Shankar Prasad says no downturn, retrenchment due to performance issues

The IT minister said firms like TCS and Infosys have said they would recruit thousands of professionals in the current fiscal.

Farmers should become entrepreneurs as biz mindset will help to solve issues, says expert
Business

Farmers should become entrepreneurs as biz mindset will help to solve issues, says expert

The government does not think like an entrepreneur. Their mindset is that they have a budget to spend.

European technology entrepreneurs have started attracting global investors
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European technology entrepreneurs have started attracting global investors

Tech entrepreneurs across Europe, many of whom already have experience of launching their own businesses, are now having more success at enticing global investors.

A digital literacy initiative is helping improve the lives of women in Uttar Pradesh's villages
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A digital literacy initiative is helping improve the lives of women in Uttar Pradesh's villages

An NGO called Jagriti is pushing for digital literacy among women in rural Uttar Pradesh

Nasscom claims that there is nothing alarming about H-1B visa reforms
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Nasscom claims that there is nothing alarming about H-1B visa reforms

Amid concerns over the US H-1B visa reforms, an official of IT industry association Nasscom on Tuesday said though there may be some challenges due to changes in the industry dynamics, there is nothing to be alarmed about.

Facebook study: Boost to women entrepreneurship in India can create 64 mn new jobs by 2021
Business

Facebook study: Boost to women entrepreneurship in India can create 64 mn new jobs by 2021

Ahead of the International Women's Day that falls on March 8, Facebook also launched "SheLeadsTech", a programme that will give women-founded/co-founded start-ups access to a year-long programme that provides tools, mentorship and resources to help overcome some of the barriers they face

Startups need support from the government to decrease the failure rate
Startup

Startups need support from the government to decrease the failure rate

Startups in India face numerous challenges at different stages in terms of incorporation, fund raising and hiring and they need adequate support to tide over these difficulties and minimise failures, says a report.

Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, Flipkart founders named the 'Asians of the Year'
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Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, Flipkart founders named the 'Asians of the Year'

Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, founders of Flipkart, have been jointly named "Asian of the Year 2016" by Singapore-based newspaper The Straits Times as part of a group called the "The Disruptors".