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Aug 16, 2018
SoftBank-backed Oyo is in the market to raise about $1bn; looming deal will spawn another Indian unicornOyo is reportedly in talks with two consortia to raise between $500 million and $1 billion.
Aug 15, 2018
Draft policy expects e-commerce platforms, search engines to store data locallyThe draft has been criticised in some quarters, prompting the commerce ministry to tweet on Saturday that "another round of consultation with stakeholders" will be done to address their concerns.
Aug 11, 2018
Narendra Modi addresses IIT-Bombay convocation ceremony, credits institutes for building 'Brand India' globallyNarendra Modi on Saturday addressed the convocation ceremony of IIT-Bombay and said that the success of the IITs led to the creation of numerous engineering colleges.
Aug 06, 2018
Nirmala Sitharaman urges startups to develop tech for 'Made in India' defence arms; provide 'solutions' to Indian problemsSitharaman announced a "Defence India Startup Challenge", a national contest for startups to develop arms and technologies for the defence sector
Aug 03, 2018
No one is over the hill to start a new venture or make a discovery; entrepreneurs strike it big at age 45, reveals a studyThe results of such studies are vital - not only for those in their mid-twenties and already starting to wilt under the pressure but also for the ones in their mid-forties who assume that they are well over the hill to embark on an entrepreneurial or an experimental journey.
Jul 30, 2018
Narendra Modi regime boosted entrepreneurial climate; final year must focus on further simplification of rules, say expertsAn April 2018 government press statement stated that some 7,968 startups received recognition in financial year 2017-18, as as against 797 recognitions in fiscal 2016-17.
Jul 17, 2018
Fitness platform Squats primed for brick-and-mortar expansion; targets 120 'wellness' centres countrywide by 2020Squats co-founder Jitendra Chouksey says their goal is to help the 'Skill India' objective by providing 1,00,000 jobs in the fitness industry.
Jul 13, 2018
Airbus BizLab's firms ink contracts with three Indian aviation startups, conclude third leg of acceleration programmeThree startups from Bengaluru – Eflight, Chennai – Stelae Technologies, and Navi Mumbai-based Airpix Devices were selected from a slew of startups.
Jul 10, 2018
SAARC Development Fund plans cross-border e-commerce platform for enabling seamless tradeThimpu-based SAARC Development Fund (SDF) is in the process of developing an e-commerce platform for enabling seamless trade of goods and services across member states even as it would fund 'start-ups', said its CEO Sunil Motiwal.
Jun 27, 2018
Maharashtra clears notification for 'annual startup week' to be held every FebruaryThe state government had launched the Maharashtra State Innovative Startup Policy in February this year