Entrepreneurship (India)

IIT-Madras launches winter school course

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has invited applications for a two-week, credited course of experiential learning, self-study and peer …

Students

IIT Delhi promote students to open Start-Ups Instead of Thesis

IIT Delhi is planning to allow it’s PhD students convert their thesis into start-ups to boost the startup India initiatives.<p>IIT Delhi will give it’s …

India

Walmart’s programme for entrepreneurs

Walmart India will soon roll out the next edition of an entrepreneurship development programme for women.<p>“We will soon launch the third edition of …

Entrepreneurship

‘Westworld’ And ‘Vice-Principals’ Beat ‘Game Of Thrones’ As HBO’s Most-Searched Shows In The Country

The history-making popularity of <i>Game of Thrones</i> has made it the most-pirated and yet still the most-watched show on the premium service, as well as the most awarded with a record-breaking number of Emmy nominations. But all of the accolades and eyeballs still don’t add up to the millions of people …

Celebrity News (India)

‘Andhra Pradesh has huge potential in food processing sector’, says APCCIF’s Food Processing Committee chairman Potluri Bhaskar Rao

VIJAYAWADA: ‘’Demand for food processing sector is on the rise in the State and it will witness a spectacular growth in the coming years with the …

Food (India)

Mere protests won't do, have to work at grassroots for women's safety: FlO President

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Mere protests over heinous crimes like rape are not enough and work is needed on the ground to ensure the safety of women, …

India

Centre to amend law to include death penalty for rape of minors below 12 years

<i>Amid nationwide outrage over rising child rape cases, the government starts the process to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences</i> …

India

Starting off with Rs 7 lakh, this startup has generated Rs 10 Cr in three years: the story of CellBell

<i>Ulhasnagar-based CellBell has established itself across ecommerce marketplaces in three years.</i> Startup: CellBellFounders: Chirag Demla and Pawan …

eCommerce

Kathua-Unnao-Surat cases invite international anger, IMF Chief tells PM Modi to pay attention to women

The string of rape cases reported from Unnao, Kathua and Surat have not only shaken our conscience as a nation and brought us out on the streets, …

India

Mutual funds find SME firms attractive

The platform for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is seeing active participation from institutional investors, especially mutual funds that have …

Venture Capital

These 7 startups are transforming the K-12 learning space in India

<i>Over the last few years, these seven startups have tapped technology, and are changing teaching formats to improve learning experiences and …

Education Technology

Gastrotope Partners With AP Government To Create A World-class Farm to Fork Tech Ecosystem In The State

Based in Visakhapatnam, program commits to invest $10 million in 10 startups in 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Startup investments: Angel investors seek more sops from DIPP

Angel investors are seeking a further relaxation in rules to alleviate the impact of the angel tax on startups even as uncertainty prevails over what …

Income Tax

Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli, Satya Nadella and Ola Founder Bhavish Agarwal among TIME's 100 most influential people

Hindi film actor Deepika Padukone became the only Indian female celebrity to make it to this year's TIME's 100 most influential people. She joins …

Deepika Padukone

Google is “pausing investment” on Allo to focus on new RCS-powered Chat service

Google has had a long and difficult journey trying to build a messaging platform for Android. Starting with Google Chat in 2005 (better known as …

Startups (India)

Why ATMs In Modi's India Are Running Out Of Cash Again

ATM machines run out of cash occasionally in every country. But in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s India, a lot of ATM machines run out of cash more than occasionally – most recently, for the second time in 18 months.<p>We all know why ATM machines ran out the first time around. Modi had a novel idea …

India

Rajasthan setting up largest start-up incubation hub in the country

Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) Move over Bengaluru and Pune. Udaipur in Rajasthan is aiming to set up the biggest start-up hub in the country with a …

India

Bhavish Aggarwal

It must be destiny that India’s high-tech ride-hailing industry was created by someone from Ludhiana, a town best known as one of the world’s largest …

India

Ladies, who’s up for a working vacation in Uttarakhand?

Here’s your chance to learn about mountain communities<p>A week in the mountains, doing something meaningful and worthwhile, with the bonus of stunning …

India

Here are five key things happening in the global Big Data market

<i>More than 75 percent of organisations are into Big Data processing and putting those insights into business use. But, data scientists might be in</i> …

Big Data

Spotify is about to launch in India. It’s in for one hell of a fight.

Home to 1.3 billion people and the world’s second-largest smartphone market, India is only just getting into the swing of online music. Music …

Startups (India)

INSIGHTS Podcast Series from Accel

As first-time entrepreneurs navigating the complex and often daunting landscape of the startup ecosystem, timely and expert guidance can often mean …

Startups (India)

Advisory: Story "Rajasthan setting up largest start-up incubation hub in the country" being withdrawn

Attn Editors: IANS is withdrawing the story titled "Rajasthan setting up largest start-up incubation hub in the country" as it carries some incorrect …

Startups

Fortis stake sale: Sunil Munjal's Hero Enterprise, Dabur's Burman raise bid to Rs 1,500 cr from Rs 1,250 cr last week - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi:</b> Fortis Healthcare today said it has received an improved binding offer from Hero Enterprise Investment Office and Burman Family Office to …

India

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw ranked number one "Business Captain" in global Medicine Maker 2018 Power List

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, the Chairperson and MD of pharmaceutical major Biocon Ltd, has been ranked No 1 on ‘The Medicine Maker Power List’ 2018, in the …

Startups (India)

Trans and Hijra Empowerment Festival hosted in India

Earlier this month, the third annual Trans and Hijra Empowerment Mela was held in Mumbai, India. The Mela (festival) was hosted by non-profit …

Black Voters

Chai Point raises $20 M in Series-C funding round led by Paragon Partners

Chai Point, on Thursday, announced that it has raised Series-C funding of $20 million in a round led by Paragon Partners. Existing investors include …

Startups (India)

Coverfox raises $22M in Series C, led by IFC, Transamerica, and others

<i>Coverfox will use the funding to expand insurance coverage into Tier II and III cities, diversify its product portfolio, and drive new technology</i> …

Startups (India)

Customer is the key to success: Jeff Bezos in annual letter to shareholders

Amazon was started by Jeff Bezos in 1996 from a garage, and today is one of the most valued companies globally, with 560,000 employees.In his annual …

Startups (India)

Facebook wants to stop new EU data protection rules from applying to 1.5 B users

Facebook’s had a month of hell. Ever since reports surfaced that British data firm Cambridge Analytica got access to the personal information of …

Privacy