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    N/Core to fund and mentor 10 non-profit start-ups

    Start-up incubator N/Core, which was launched earlier this year by Bengaluru-based The/Nudge Foundation, has handpicked a new batch of 10 early-stage non-profit ventures for a 6-month incubation program. Each of the ventures will receive a so-called “innovation grant” of Rs10 lakh and receive mentoring from N/Core’s roster of mentors that include Wipro’s chief endowment officer […]

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    FDI consolidated policy includes startups, allows 100% FVCI

    The government is focusing on startup companies to promote job creation and innovation.(AFP File Photo) The commerce ministry in its consolidated FDI policy document released today has for the first time included start-ups, which can raise up to 100% of funds from Foreign Venture Capital Investor (FVCI). Start-ups can issue equity or equity linked instruments […]

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    Samsung Introduces Powerful New Galaxy Note 8 at Unpacked Event

    With battery issues hopefully behind it, Samsung introduced the new Galaxy Note 8 at an Unpacked event on Wednesday. The new version has some big advancements that should make it a viable business tool for small businesses. The Galaxy Note 7 — and others before it — was a popular business tool and has a loyal following. Samsung’s President of […]

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    Management Practises for Successful Start-ups

    Image: Shutterstock Hundreds and thousands of business enterprises are born every year. Out of all these companies, only a few survive to taste success. Some start-ups may have spectacular starts, but they see the end of their days soon. There may even be those instances when a company has invested a considerable amount, but after a […]

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    Approvals to start-ups for tax sops multiply as govt softens stand

    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 18:   Faced with criticism over the slow pace of approvals to start-ups for tax sops, the government has speeded-up the process with as many as 55 ventures getting the go-ahead in the on-going fiscal so far as opposed to just 10 approved in the last financial year. “Approvals will be even faster […]

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    Declines in Traffic to Your Retail Store May be Slowing – Finally!

    U.S. brick-and-mortar stores including small businesses are showing signs of life again. In the retail month of July 2017, in-store analytics company RetailNext found stores’ traffic decline was the lowest since January 2016. Sales also experienced a relatively low year-over-year decline, which is a positive sign for the retail industry as a whole. RetailNext Retail Performance Pulse […]

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    Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

    For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatless meatballs, the caramel-brown vacuum-sealed lumps called field roasts. Eventually, we grow accustomed to these chewy, protein-dense, vaguely meat-like foodstuffs. […]

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    How to Invest in Startups Using a Gold IRA

    Did you know you could use a gold IRA to fund a startup venture? It requires taking some legal steps and placing the funds into a corporate account but is one way to provide a financial seedbed as the business grows and matures. And if you follow the rules, you can invest without incurring any […]