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Allowing religious trusts to invest in startups could catalyse the ecosystem

If India’s aim is to be a more efficient economy, policy-makers must allow our charitable/religious trusts to invest/deposit part of their corpus into the startup eco-system.

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent

Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies are following startups and trading in ties for T-shirts.


Tax holiday only for startups with turnover up to Rs 25 crore: CBDT

As specified in Section 80-IAC of the Income Tax Act, 1961, these startups will receive deduction for “100 per cent of income” for three out of seven years from the year of its incorporation, the Board said in a statement.

India-UK Future Tech festival honours seven Indian tech startups

Seven Indian startups have been honoured as part of the TECH Rocketship Awards by the British Commission, which is hosting the India-UK Future Tech festival

Indian start-ups go global for growth as smaller cities take time to pick up

Push from a marquee investor like SoftBank to grab opportunity across the borders comes at a time when growth in India is said to be slowing down in particular categories as the firms go deeper into the geography.

Muse, a made in Bengaluru smartwatch, will start shipping in November

The Muse is a hybrid watch that looks like a standard analog timepiece but offers fitness information.


Look at listing for liquidity, provide exit to venture capital funds, NSE tells startups

NSE Managing Director and CEO Vikram Limaye said that liquidity and exit events are among the biggest challenges for startups.

2017 was not a great year for startups

At 1,288, significant drop in number of new registrations; nearly 6 times as many came up in 2016

We will nurture Indian unicorn firms, start-ups: Microsoft India chief

Continuing its commitment toward Indian businesses, Microsoft India's President Anant Maheshwari said that the company would look to help out unicorn firms and start-ups in the coming year.

Governments should lower barriers for start-ups: Israeli innovator

During his visit to Israel, PM Modi had invited the Israeli industry to participate in 'Startup India' initiative, saying his government has done a lot to improve the ease of doing business and is positioning the country as a global manufacturing hub.

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We will make Mumbai the capital of startups: Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANI): Addressing a gathering at the launch of Start-Up India mission, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said the Mumbai Government would make Mumbai ‘the capital of startups’ in the coming days. He said the youth of the country requires an ecosystem for their ideas to flourish and the government was committed to provide them proper infrastructure so that the startups could thrive. He added that Indians have majorly contributed to the growth of startups.