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Startup visa delay may impact Indian start-ups

Startup Visa delay may impact Indian start-ups

Indian entrepreneurs and start-ups may face problems as the US government, under President  Donald Trump’s administration announced to delay the ‘Startup Visa’ programme until next March. The government also intended to tighten the work visa rules to the Indian IT companies…


Modi to hold first bilateral meeting with Trump on June 26

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on June 26 hold talks with President Donald Trump on a range of issues, including terrorism and India’s concerns over possible changes in H-1B visa rules, in their first bilateral meeting after the new administration took over in the US. The External Affairs Mini…


US launches incubator programme to mentor Indian start-ups

The US government is looking to mentor Indian start-ups, hoping that some of them would scale up their operations and set up shop in that country. The US State Department has begun a start-up incubator programme, Nexus, in association with the IC² Institute of The University of Texas at Austin, i…


डोनाल्ड ट्रंप की नयी योजना से धीमी हो सकती है स्टार्टअप इंडिया की रफ्तार!

अमेरिका के राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रंप ने चुनाव के बाद अपने 100 दिनों के कार्यकाल के आखिरी दौर में नया टैक्स प्लान पेश किया है. इसमें उन्होंने बड़ी टैक्स कटौती की है. नये कर प्रस्ताव के तहत कॉरपोरेट कर को मौजूदा 35 फीसदी से घटा कर 15 फीसदी कर दिया गया है. इसके अलावा, व्यक्तिगत कर […]


India to host Commonwealth SME summit

New Delhi will most probably host a Commonwealth SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) summit in May as the next stage in a bid by the 52-nation association to evolve an ease of trading accord, which is aimed to be formally announced at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in L…


NetApp launches start-up accelerator programme in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Storage and data management company NetApp inaugurated an independent campus in Whitefield in Bengaluru, set up with an investment of Rs 1,000 crore. NetApp, a $5.55 billion company, has also launched a startup accelerator programme called Escape Velocity in Bengaluru. This will nurtur…


Entropik: A start-up that tracks your emotions on smartphones

Ranjan Kumar and I sit in an office above the streets of Bangalore. The golden afternoon light on the city outside contrasts with the neat blue-white of the space. I’ve just asked him about feelings, something that’s made him leap out of his chair in excitement and begin drawing on a board. “I ha…


Flush with funds, lenders must rethink SMEs’ credit support: Sitharaman

In an interview, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that even though micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are facing problems due to demonetisation, they will be the ones getting a better access to capital later as the banks are flushed with money now with high number of deposits in…