For the enterprising and social savvy Indian, the picture-sharing social media app Instagram has emerged as one of the newest frontiers of business.
Alarm bells start ringing when I hear these words from the mouth of a person with no more definitive an idea than being a founder.
There have been layoffs and shut downs, but the big apocalypse that everyone expected this year, doesn't appear to be arriving, so far.
India will soon launch a Rs 1,800 crore ($265 million) Digital Literacy Mission for 60 million people in rural areas as another initiative to bridge the gulf between those who have access to and can use computers and the Internet and those who don't, a top official has said.
France today kicked off the Season 2 of French Tech Ticket, a global competition open to entrepreneurs with start-ups after formation or in the process of growing. French Tech is the French start-up ecosystem led by French Government to embrace and promote the emergence of successful start-ups accompanied by Business France.
The biggest reason that bulk of them fail at doing so is because their founders fail them.
Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, technology enthusiast and tinkerer at heart took to Reddit last night. In an extended AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on the site, he revealed a great deal about his thoughts and the FBI vs Apple case, gave advice to entrepreneurs and spoke of his life so far.
Even when PM Modi launched the plan, some initiatives were questioned.
The focus of the government is on easier policies besides incentives to various entrepreneurs including FDI
In the last couple of years, India has been getting a great amount of capital that is funding start-ups.
Though the government is taking a good first step by being proactive to the start-up sector, it should not be too involved with the sector
Start-ups with their fresh thinking and attacking the problems with technology are creating an environment of efficiency, predictability, transparency, speed, safety, reducing losses, wastages
Narayana Murthy said there is tremendous opportunity in the country and the entrepreneurs have to be enthusiastic.
New announcements to come after PM Modi had announced a new campaign 'Startup India; Stand up India' to promote bank financing for startups in his Independence Day speech
Since April, loans of Rs 24,000 crore have been disbursed to about 37 lakh small entrepreneurs
The government hasn’t done much, beyond posturing, say venture capitalists.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the Micro Units Development Refinance Agency (MUDRA) Bank which will provide credit of up to Rs 10 lakh to small entrepreneurs and act as a regulator for 'Micro-Finance Institutions' (MFIs).
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced Rs 1,000 crores for promotion of start ups and entrepreneurs particularly in the technology sector.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced Rs 1,000 crore for promotion of start-ups and entrepreneurs particularly in the technology sector.