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Govt taps startups but cutting through red tape a key hurdle

BENGALURU : A couple of weeks back, Pentagon chief Mark Esper said the US military needs help from private firms and universities to win the artificial intelligence (AI) race…

‘Startups need to stop looking at jobs from a short-term perspective’

India needs more domestic and traditional capital infusion in order to boost jobs, and create opportunities for the skilled workforce, Sudhir Sethi, partner at venture fund Chiratae Ventures said in a joint…

For Indian early-stage startups, hiring can be as hard as ‘finding a breakfast place on the highway’

The 25 young companies that featured in LinkedIn’s list of top startups in India this year collectively created around 18,000 jobs in 2018 and are expected to create…

How a group of startups aim to bring people closer, offline

When Aditya Cherukumudi, 26, moved back to Bengaluru last April from the US, he faced an unfamiliar situation in the city he had always called home. Nearly all…

BUSINESS BLOGGING 101: 5 ESSENTIAL FACTORS FOR A SUCCESSFUL AND PROFITABLE BLOG

Business blogging is an excellent way to set your company apart from competitors. Potential customers can learn about your company, investigate your product offerings, and get a better…

Startups get a breather! Tax authority eases norms for pending angel tax assessments

Following through on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget promises to resolve issues plaguing startups, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a circular relaxing its assessment…

Now Is the Right Time to Do a ‘Back-to-School’ Technology Check

We are all familiar with the “back to school” time of year. Summer is ending and it is time to focus on another “school” year. Of course, the…

These 5 startups are on a mission to make our planet greener

Plastic was seen as a path-breaking innovation when Alexander Parkes, its inventor, exhibited Parkesine, the first man-made plastic, at the Great International Exhibition in London in 1862. More than a…

Blogging as a career: expert blogger Puspanjalee Das Dutta shares insights

In India, pursuing a career on the internet is still not widely accepted or understood. Some may even consider it a lazy escape route from regular, mainstream jobs….

ACT21 Softwares launches iNCENTIVO, a comprehensive incentive / commission management software, powered by ACTICO Platform

In today’s times, companies engage a wide variety of workforce for sale of their products and services – including a mix of their own employees as well as…