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SME-sector

Why innovation is the new SME growth stimulator

Innovation is the process of translating or making an idea into effective goods or services. The more unique the idea is, the better it can bring out to the consumers in terms of a product or a service. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to implement policies that encourage innovation. Many…

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GST to simplify trade & boost GDP growth: Narayana Murthy

Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy believes the goods and services tax (GST) will simplify trade, boost the economy, and generate jobs. While the GST Network might encounter a few teething problems, that was part of any large implementation, he said in an interview. Q: Do you think implementatio…

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Unbxd raises $12.5 m in series C from Infosys Cofounder & others

Unbxd, the cloud based product discovery platform for e-Commerce, has raised 12.5 million dollars in Series C funding led by Eight Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited, and from existing investors IDG Ventures, Inventus Capital Partners and Nirvana Vent…

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IT Minister proposes special innovation zones to boost start-ups

At a meeting of the Indian technology industry’s stalwarts, the IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad called for greater cooperation between the government and industry and proposed setting up of special innovation zones to support start-ups better. The government estimates the digital economy to surpa…

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Helion’s Rahul Chandra floats a $100 m venture capital

Helion Venture Partners’ Managing Director Rahul Chandra has floated a new venture capital called Unitary Helion, which is planning to raise a $100 million fund focused on deals in the financial technology space. The move comes as Helion Venture Partners, which raised over $600 million back…

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#3YearsOfModiGovt: ‘Nothing much changed on ground for start-ups’

The Narendra Modi government has made a lot of promises for entrepreneurs in India, but how many of them have really helped the startup sector is a question that begs an answer. Whatever the answer, which is detailed below, a general consensus is that it is the first government that has paid more…