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Data localisation norms may need easing, but startups should compete without relying on heavy handholding of state

July 18, 2022 9:05 am

Policies as critical as data protection should not be tweaked to accommodate the business plans of a few startups, corporate strategies should not be drawn up solely on the basis of the ability to influence policy.

Neobank Open 100th Indian unicorn; IIFL leads $50-mn funding

May 03, 2022 5:17 am

The company said on Monday in a statement that it was now valued at $1 billion making it the 100th unicorn in India.

Not sought CEO ouster, has my full support: BharatPe co-founder

February 06, 2022 12:43 am

The board of BharatPe currently comprises nine members — the two founders, one joint founder nominee (CEO), four investor nominees and two professional independent directors including former SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar and Kewal Handa. Rajnish Kumar is also the Chairman of the BharatPe board.

When it comes to the start-up ecosystem, Chandigarh’s entrepreneurs eye growth

January 05, 2022 2:37 pm

The year saw more than 60,000 ideas taking the shape of startups supported by 250+ incubators. With 41 Indian startups entering the Unicorn club, looks like there is nothing stopping their growth. 

'Startups will be important vehicles for tech transfer from lab to industry'

January 03, 2022 7:13 pm

"For R&D institutions like NCL, startups will be important vehicles in performing technology translation from the lab to the industry," said Dr Ashish Lele, director, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory.

ISB launches its flagship pre-incubation programme for aspiring entrepreneurs

November 26, 2021 3:21 pm

The programme’s first cohort is opening 25 seats for the early idea stage and aspiring entrepreneurs. Application intake will be open till December 31, 2021, and the cohort is scheduled to commence in February 2022.

Kerala CM to inaugurate 'Digital Hub' with capacity to support 200 startups on September 18

September 17, 2021 11:05 am

Named 'Digital Hub', the centre, set up in a two lakh sq-ft space with the capacity to support at least 200 startups, is set to be inaugurated virtually by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

To develop ‘ecosystem’ for startups, accelerators, IT Min forms committee

September 06, 2021 12:44 am

The implementation of the scheme, which was announced on August 25, will be overseen by the 10-member team that will also have four representatives from the industry, a senior Ministry official said, adding that a representative from the Startup India programme will also be in the panel.

Stock option for teachers, a first for gig workers in India — what does Unacademy's offer entail?

August 03, 2021 11:44 am

Unacademy will be offering $40 million of ‘teacher stock options’ or TSOPs to tutors on its platforms who have spent at least three years with the platform, the company’s co-founder and CEO Gaurav Munjal said.

Tech startup’s Covid helpdesk address concerns of patients

June 29, 2021 8:47 am

Shyamlee Khanna, who leads the volunteer programme with Covid Help Desk Whatsapp BOT, said the ChatBOT was a unique platform in the country providing end-to-end information and thus, support Covid-19 patients.