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32 College Startups Compete in Madness Style Tournament

Startups from colleges around the country are about to compete for a major honor and opportunity. Taking place at South By Southwest in March, the Student Startup Madness…

Start-ups @ 10: A decade of disruption

Internet start-ups such as Flipkart (e-commerce), Paytm (fintech) and Ola (online taxi booking) are transforming the sectors they operate in, and everyday life in India. And they are…

6 startups that changed the world of sports. Enrolling with leAD could help your startup do the same

leAD Sports Accelerator is giving wings to a number of innovative early-stage startups across a range of sporting endeavours through a combination of networking, mentorship, funding and industry…

Startups will now benefit for 7 years under the new startup definition by Modi govt

(From L to R) Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, PM Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the launch of the Startup India in January 2016 The Department of Industrial…

Why Snapdeal debacle may compel Nexus to rethink its future direction

By this time, Nexus Venture Partners, one of India‚Äôs top venture capital firms, should have been sitting on a substantial pile of cash from the sale of its…

Ebix acquires 80% stake in ItzCash for Rs800 crore

Ebix Inc., an international supplier of on-demand software and e-commerce services to the insurance and financial services industry, has acquired a majority stake in payments services firm ItzCash…

Alibaba said to lead $1 billion funding in Chinese start-up Ele.me

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and its financial services affiliate plan to lead an investment round of at least $1 billion in Ele.me, one of the largest players in…

Modi govt tweaks definition of start-ups, benefits to apply for up to 7 years

The government on Thursday amended the definition of a start-up, making it easier for the business ventures to avail of incentives and promote entrepreneurship under the Start-up India…

Myntra to expand private label business to reduce dependence on discounts

Flipkart-owned online fashion retailer Myntra plans to increase spending on technology, buy more brands and hold more full-price sale events to reduce dependence on discounts for attracting customers….

Karnataka launches Elevate programme to help startups scale operations

Karnataka is looking to reach out to over 1,000 startup companies across the country over the next two months through its Elevate programme, aimed at providing the necessory…