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Mar 28, 2019
PE, VC investments reach $20.5 bn in 2018 on deals in startups, e-commerce, ITeS: ReportThe report said it is not unusual to witness high levels of public spending in election years and it may push investments in rural and infrastructure-related sectors in the near-term.
Nov 22, 2018
Mohandas Pai mulls $1 bn investment in Indian start-ups by 2020; disappointed with lack of local support to new venturesManipal Global Education chairman T V Mohandas Pai is reportedly planning investment to the tunes of about $1 billion (approximately Rs 7,200 crore) in country's start-ups in the next two years.
Nov 05, 2018
Silver linings lurk in Diwali mood for India's economy if we look beyond Chinese imports, wavering investments and bad loansSmartphones, the most visible symbol of "Digital India's" ambitious expansion, are increasingly Chinese.
Jul 20, 2018
Global venture capital funding in digital health sector at record high of $4.9 billion in January-June: ReportThe total venture capital funding in April-June held strong at $2.4 billion via 196 deals, including 20 Indian healthcare IT companies
Apr 17, 2018
Govt issues minimum FDI requirement for unregistered financial services entitiesThe minimum FDI capital is $20 million for unregistered/exempted entities engaged in 'fund based activities'.
Mar 28, 2018
Tech needs a MAD formula: It is time for India to make the transition from 'dukandar' to disruptorMost firms pivot to a more acceptable model that can be funded, or become a services company, or succumb to greener pastures elsewhere.
Dec 12, 2017
Facebook encourages short term, dopamine-driven feedback loops that are destroying society: Ex-Facebook VP of user growthPalihapitaya expressed guilt at playing a part in developing the tools that allowed Facebook to exploit human behavior.
Sep 06, 2017
International Finance Corp invests $10 mn in Power2SME, to advise startup on expansionSince 1956, IFC has invested in over 400 companies in India, providing $17 billion in financing to the private sector.
Jul 27, 2017
SoftBank Corp invests in messaging startup Slack, which has now raised $250 million of fundingSlack has in the past raised money from venture firms GGV Capital, Spark Capital and Thrive Capital, among others.
May 26, 2017
3 years of Narendra Modi govt: Schemes galore, but for startups nothing much has changed on groundThe big irony is that startups continue to be troubled with issues thrown up mostly by the programmes that were meant to make their functioning easier.