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China cracks down on electric car makers, wants fewer but better companies
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China cracks down on electric car makers, wants fewer but better companies

After paying out billions of dollars in subsidies to promote greener cars - and creating a gold-rush among unknown start-ups - China is tightening its grip on the world's biggest electric vehicle (EV) market to weed out weaker domestic firms.

India will be home to 10,500 start-ups by 2020: Nasscom
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India will be home to 10,500 start-ups by 2020: Nasscom

India has emerged as the third largest start-up base and such ventures are poised to grow 2.2 times to reach 10,500 by 2020 despite a perception that the ecosystem in the country has slowed down in the last year, says a report.

IIM Calcutta to incubate 100 start-ups by 2020
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IIM Calcutta to incubate 100 start-ups by 2020

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park has chalked out plans to incubate 100 start-ups by 2020, of which 40 would be funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and DFID.

First driverless test in UK streets to take place today
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First driverless test in UK streets to take place today

A driverless vehicle carrying passengers will take to Britain's public roads for the first time on Tuesday, as part of trials aimed at paving the way for autonomous cars to hit the highways by the end of the decade.

Kishore Biyani says 90% start-ups are hopeless
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Kishore Biyani says 90% start-ups are hopeless

they have been made to look attractive only through daily full-page ads on newspapers

IIT- Bombay publishes names of blacklisted start-ups, shaming for reneging on job offers
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IIT- Bombay publishes names of blacklisted start-ups, shaming for reneging on job offers

In an unprecedented move, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) on Thursday released the names of nine companies it had blacklisted for allegedly going back on plum job placements they offered to its students.

Fund flow into NCR start-ups narrows to just Rs 1,140 cr in 2016
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Fund flow into NCR start-ups narrows to just Rs 1,140 cr in 2016

Investors have become pragmatic and selective. The learning for startups is that have to perforce, "conserve and grow, or perish".

IITs ban 20 start-ups in placement season: Ten lessons for students, entrepreneurs
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IITs ban 20 start-ups in placement season: Ten lessons for students, entrepreneurs

Sectors that lose their sheen and thus do not attract students from prestigious institutes have taken place cyclically in the country.

Friendship Day: Start-up buddies who launched a company and stuck together
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Friendship Day: Start-up buddies who launched a company and stuck together

A start-up, no matter however important, is only a business at the end of the day, says Bahl. To make life meaningful, it is important to nurture relationships and friendships are very important.

Kris Gopalakrishnan is right, most startups fail; but India is different: Experts
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Kris Gopalakrishnan is right, most startups fail; but India is different: Experts

There are some that are still called start-ups though they have been around for over three years and are doing well. Can the term start-up be used for them, for instance?

70% of start-ups globally will fail, only 5-10% would scale up: Kris Gopalakrishnan
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70% of start-ups globally will fail, only 5-10% would scale up: Kris Gopalakrishnan

Flipkart and Snapdeal have made a mark and may be in three to five years from now, people would start talking about these companies in a big way, says Gopalkrishnan

Start-ups must not equate funding to success, focus should be on product
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Start-ups must not equate funding to success, focus should be on product

Getting funding for a venture that you have started with all your passion and hard work and effort seems to be some sort of a reward for all the toiling and compensates for that cushy job you happily gave up to pursue our dream.

Good idea or good team – what guarantees success for a start-up
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Good idea or good team – what guarantees success for a start-up

Apple, Yahoo, Google and Facebook are such enormous successes today because they were built upon a ground breaking idea.

Cisco leader reaffirms commitment to Make in India, nurturing start-ups
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Cisco leader reaffirms commitment to Make in India, nurturing start-ups

US-based global technology company Cisco, that arrived in India in 1995 and has created thousands of jobs since then, says it is committed to the Make-in-India programme and will continue to be generous in nurturing start-ups.

London startup scene weighed down by Brexit
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London startup scene weighed down by Brexit

Britain's tech start-up scene was having a bumper year in terms of new company creation, fresh funding and acquisitions by global tech players before Brexit

Microsoft, TCS to mentor startups together
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Microsoft, TCS to mentor startups together

Microsoft and Tata Consultancy Services announced a joint initiative to mentor startups and engage with them to innovate solutions for the global market

Microsoft starts its own venture capital division
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Microsoft starts its own venture capital division

Microsoft Ventures is Microsoft's very own venture capital division. It's main focus will be on early-stage start up investments.

Google Tax to make life more difficult for Indian startups
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Google Tax to make life more difficult for Indian startups

The equalisation levy could end up making life more difficult for Indian companies, especially start ups by increasing compliance costs and throwing up new accounting hassles.

FinMin should raise tax holiday for start-ups to 7 years, says Nirmala Sitharaman
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FinMin should raise tax holiday for start-ups to 7 years, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The Minister said she would visit different co-work spaces of these new age companies to see the ground picture and infuse fresh energy.

It is not just Flipkart, the factory culture has infected all tech companies
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It is not just Flipkart, the factory culture has infected all tech companies

The amount of startups that have mushroomed from other bigger startups is testament to the fact that we do not know how to hone and maximize the output from the talent we have at our disposal.