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    How startups are using new approaches to tackle healthcare challenges in India

    Impact venture fund Unitus Seed Fund (USF) recently concluded the fourth edition of its StartHealth competition, a nationwide challenge to find, fund, and mentor healthcare startups. Out of nine finalists, the top two slots went to Bioscan Research and NanoSniff Technologies.  “Every entrepreneur’s journey is different. But one thing that’s common in all the entrepreneurial […]

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    This government hub can fix your startup troubles

    “We will be giving them a formal profile and log-in details so that their application procedures can go live on the Startup India Hub,” said Anand. NEW DELHI: In a bid to address the issue of lack of awareness of government schemes and the difficulty in applying for these benefits, the Startup India Hub, which was […]

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    8 startups that made it to Target India’s Accelerator Program 5

    Founded on the principle of giving back to the ecosystem, the Target Accelerator Program will help these eight Indian startups validate and mature their product to increase customer traction Target India on Wednesday announced the fifth batch – the largest cohort yet – of its Accelerator Program. Eight startups were selected for the four-month long-programme […]

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    Amazing opportunities for start-ups in heatlh care: GV Prasad

    Prasad said patients’ treatment, hospitals and pharmaceuticals are some of the factors that would drive the growth of start-ups in the health care sector. HYDERABAD: There are “amazing” growth opportunities for start-ups in the health care sector in India in terms of technology and patient-centric solutions, CEO and co-chairperson, Dr Reddy’s LaboratoriesBSE -0.41 %, G V […]

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    US tech start-ups see steady rebound from three-year low

    Despite that increase in the number of deals, the total dollars raised by startups is substantially down from a year earlier. Photo: Reuters After hitting a three year-low in March, business conditions for US start-ups are steadily improving. The Bloomberg US Startups Barometer, a weekly gauge that tracks the funding flowing into private technology companies […]

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    Is it Better to Invest in Startups Early or Late?

    In a recent blog post, venture capitalist Jason Lemkin made an interesting point about the valuation of seed stage companies. He said that the right valuation for a seed round is “one-third or less of what the next round investors will pay … If not, it’s a bad deal. It’s way too much risk versus the next round. […]

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    Karnataka To Be Home Of ‘Startup Coast’ For Budding Entrepreneurs

    The Startup Coast project has been initiated by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman NEW DELHI: State-of-the-art innovation centres, modern incubation set-up, tinkering labs and co- working space for startups are coming up on the west coast in Karnataka. This is the first project of its kind which is being part funded by the Members […]

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    Three founders ousted in three weeks; why startups fail to check sexual harassment

    “I made advances towards multiple women in work-related situations, where it was clearly inappropriate. I put people in compromising and inappropriate situations, and I selfishly took advantage of those situations…. My behavior was inexcusable and wrong.” Thus begun the confessional blog post titled ‘I’m a creep. I’m sorry’ by Dave McClure, co-founder and managing partner […]

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    Karnataka government grants Rs 3.18cr to 12 startups in new funding round

    Twelve diverse startups that are part of the ecosystem touted as the largest in the world were funded by the Karnataka government today. These include companies working in robotics, biotech, communications, wireless safety devices and agri startups. Continuing the government’s efforts to promote and support young tech talent, the department of Information Technology and Biotechnology announced grants worth […]