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Amazon launches $250 mn fund to support Indian startups

New Delhi, April 15 | E-commerce major Amazon on Thursday announced a $250 million fund -- Amazon Smbhav Venture Fund -- to invest in...

Indian startups begin to shun Chinese investment

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, March 31 | Paying heed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to build a self-reliant India amid the new...

Amazon launches ‘AWS Space Accelerator’ for startups

San Francisco, March 31 | Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched "Space Accelerator", a four-week business support programme to help space startups grow.The programme...

Boom in internet use prepares Indian startups to go public

New Delhi, March 15 | Over the last 10 years, the internet usage in India has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)...

PM stresses on tech, startups for ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’

New Delhi, Feb 20 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday emphasised on use of technology and necessity to strong startups to achieve the...

Buyofuel and IppoPay startups from AIC Raise Incubator are among the...

COIMBATORE, India, Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ippo Pay and Buyofuel, two startups incubated under the AIC Raise supported by Atal Innovation Mission,  NITI...

GINSERV Launches Gincelerator 2.0 with 18 Startups

BENGALURU, India, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- India's technology business incubator GINSERV launched Gincelerator 2.0 with 18 Startups. Inaugurating the midlevel health tech, medtech and...

Dassault Systemes to empower startups, students with new solutions

New Delhi, Feb 10 | In a bid to further empower startups collaborate and innovate and students jump-start their careers, French 3DExperience major Dassault...

Tax holiday for startups to be extended by one more year

New Delhi, Feb 1 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposed the extension of tax holiday for startups by one more year.The...

Indian startups want to hire TikTok employees affected by job cuts

New Delhi, Jan 28 | With TikTok announcing the decision to scale down the size of its workforce constituting over 2,000 employees in the...

Yogi boost for startups: 4 get Rs 20 lakh

Lucknow, Jan 22 | As part of the 'Start in UP' programme, the policy implementation unit in the state has approved marketing assistance of...

Samsung to support 21 local startups at CES 2021

Seoul, Jan 6 | Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday that it will support 21 homegrown startups' participation in the world's largest tech expo CES...

Indian startups bagged $9.3bn investments in 2020: Report

New Delhi, Dec 28 | Despite the Covid-19 challenges, Indian startups received investments to the tune of $9.3 billion in 2020, according to data...

50% tech startups expect pre-Covid level revenue in 6 months

New Delhi, Nov 25 | Indian tech start-ups are now witnessing a gradual road to recovery, with over 50 per cent of them saying...

New Microsoft programme to nurture health tech startups in India

New Delhi,  Nov 19 | Microsoft on Thursday launched a dedicated programme to help healthtech startups flourish in India, as the pandemic impacts every...

Govt-recognised startups in Odisha increase to 774

Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 | The number of startup ventures in Odisha has grown up to 774 with employment opportunities for more than 6,000 youths,...

How Oracle Cloud is helping Indian SMBs, startups weather pandemic (Ld)

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Oct 31 | After spending over seven months in uncertainty around the pandemic-induced lockdowns, there has been an uptick in...

Indian SMBs, startups ride on Oracle Cloud to weather pandemic

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Oct 31 | After spending over seven months in uncertainty around the pandemic-induced lockdowns, there has been an uptick in...

Women-founded tech startups see funding drop 24% in H1 2020

Bengaluru, Oct 29 | Amid Covid-19, funding for women-founded and co-founded startups in India fell 24 per cent to $280 million in the first...

Startups, SMEs most vulnerable in India to cyberattacks: Report

New Delhi, Oct 23 | Startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remain the most vulnerable segment in India when it comes to cyberattacks,...

Techbooze starts pumping heavy funds into Indian startups

New Delhi, Oct 22 | Leading service-based enterprise consultancy Techbooze Consultancy on Thursday said it has started facilitating investments heavily into the startup...

Atlassian’s $50mn global venture fund to focus on Indian startups (Ld)

Bengaluru, Oct 19 | In a bid to tap into India's growing startup and developer community, Australia's leading software firm Atlassian Corporation on Monday...

Atlassian’s $50mn global venture fund to focus on Indian startups

Bengaluru, Oct 19 | In a bid to tap into Indias growing startup and developer community, Australia's leading software firm Atlassian Corporation on Monday...

Startups to soon avail countrywide science & tech infra: Centre

New Delhi, Oct 17 | Startups and industries will soon have access to equipment and science and technology infrastructure in different institutions, universities and...

75% of India startups steadily recovering post lockdown: Report

New Delhi, Oct 14 | India's startup ecosystem is recovering faster than expected as a new report on Wednesday said that investor interest is...

Google to nurture 20 Indian startups

New Delhi, Sep 22 | Google on Tuesday announced the fourth batch of its Google for Startups (GFS) Accelerator programme with 20 startups who...

Rocket policy must not be limited by capital, liability: Startups

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Sep 16 | The proposed launch vehicle or rocket policy should be startup friendly, not be restrictive in terms of minimum...

Parliamentary panel for abolishing tax on LTCG from investments in startups

New Delhi, Sep 15 | The Standing Committee on Finance (2019-20) has recommended to the Centre to abolish tax on Long Term Capital Gains...

Ratan Tata-backed Repos Energy registers 150 startups

New Delhi, Sep 6 | Pune-based energy distribution company Repos Energy has registered over 150 fuel startups in less than a month.These startups would...

Indian startups fast recruiting talent from banned Chinese apps

New Delhi, Aug 13 | A number of Indian startups in the field of social media that came into prominence following the ban on...

Facebook unveils 2 ‘Accelerator’ programmes to nurture startups

San Francisco, Aug 5 | To help nurture the startup ecosystem, Facebook has launched two new Accelerator programmes that will focus on product themes...

SMBs, startups to launch over 1,000 products on Amazon Prime Day

Bengaluru, July 30 | Over 100 small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups on Amazon.in will be launching more than 1,000 new products across 17...

T-Hub partners IT Ministry to mentor hardware startups in India

New Delhi, July 10 | Hyderabad-based global start-up catalyst T-Hub on Friday announced a partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)...

Nasscom Launchpad to help Indian tech startups explore US market

New Delhi, July 8 | IT industry's apex body Nasscom on Wednesday announced the virtual launch of its Launchpad in New Jersey in the...

Nasscom to mentor, fund 17 new deep-tech startups

New Delhi, July 3 | Nasscom on Friday unveiled the fourth batch of its DeepTech Club that would nurture, mentor and fund 17 startups...

Indian Startups to create better than Chinese apps: Javadekar

New Delhi, June 30 | Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar hailed the Modi government's decision to ban 59 Chinese applications, connecting the...

New Microsoft programme to empower agritech startups in India

New Delhi, June 3 | Microsoft on Wednesday launched a new programme to help agritech startups in India build industry-specific solutions, scale and grow...

40% Indian startups halt operations amid COVID-19: Nasscom

New Delhi, May 19 | While 90 per cent tech startups in India are facing a decline in revenues due to the impact of...

Samsung to support 5 new startups by company workers

Seoul, May 18 | South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Monday announced to support five startups that were created by company employees as...

Ease of doing business: Less penalties for small cos, startups

New Delhi, May 17 | Furthering the agenda of ease of doing business in the country, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday announced a...

IIT Madras-backed startups develop PPEs to fight COVID-19

Chennai, April 30 | Two Indian Institute of Technology Madras-supported start-ups have developed personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face shields and intubation boxes...

6 AI startups selected for sixth cohort of NetApp Excellerator

Bengaluru, April 28 | Cloud data services company NetApp on Tuesday announced the six startups selected for the sixth cohort of its flagship startup...

The current scene of Indian fashion startups

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, March 16 (IANSlife) With the government of India encouraging and unveiling several schemes to promote the...

Google launched 4th batch of ‘Startups Accelerator India’

Bengaluru, Feb 24 | Google on Monday announced that it is inviting applications for the fourth batch of Google for Startups Accelerator India programme. The...

Odisha govt signs MoU with HDFC Bank to boost startups

Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 | The Odisha government on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the HDFC Bank Limited to provide smart banking...

Govt goes bullish on startups with ESOP holiday, tax relief (Lead)

New Delhi, Feb 1 | In a major boost for the growing startups community, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced five-year tax holiday...

Govt announces 5-year tax holiday for startups

New Delhi, Feb 1 | In a major boost for the startups community, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced five-year tax holiday on...

Microsoft to mentor 15 tech startups from 5 states

Hyderabad, Jan 13 | Microsoft on Monday said it has selected 54 tech startups from five states -- Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Kerala and Telangana...

MSMEs, startups seek timely payment from govt, corporates

New Delhi, Jan 7 | Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) want the government to ensure timely payment of their dues and bills from...

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IIIT-H develops unique charging solution for e-bikes

Hyderabad, April 21 | Researchers at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) have designed a unique charging solution for e-scooters.Dr. Aftab Hussain,...