Smart ways to reform the startup ecosystem

    Union Budget 2019-20 had some bright spots. The enduring issue of angel tax for startups has been resolved to a large extent, perhaps completely. There are encouraging plans to get India skilled in the realm of artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality (VR). And the critical gap in research to achieve the well-intentioned goals in the […]

    IIT Madras Incubation Cell organises startup job utsav

    Over 40 technology start-ups from the IITM Incubation Cell and the IITM Centres of Excellence participated in the event held at the IIT Madras Research Park Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) Incubation Cell along with IITM Research Park and TiE-Chennai on Saturday organised the first edition of ‘startup job utsav,’ in collaboration with Titan […]

    ‘Entrepreneurs are like the trunk of a tree’ – 45 quotes from Indian startup journeys

    If we don’t have a vision that’s big, and tackles a real problem with a unique solution, people will not care. – Kevin Nguyen, Uiza Just because something works doesn’t mean it cannot be improved. – Shuri Investors are always looking for great founders and startups no matter where they are from. – Alok Goyal, Stellaris Venture Partners India […]

    World’s biggest AI startup exploring cars, expansion

    HONG KONG: SenseTime Group, the world’s most valuable artificial intelligence startup, plans to sustain growth by expanding globally and diving deeper into arenas from autonomous cars to healthcare. The company counts education, self-driving vehicles as well as surgery and diagnostics among areas ripe for commercialising AI, managing director Esther Wong said. It’s now actively seeking out investments in fellow […]

    Do You Need a Goal for Your Startup?

    When you start your company, it helps to have a goal in mind. It seems obvious. Isn’t the goal to make money? However, you need something a little more if you want your company to succeed — especially if you want to succeed in the way you hope. Before you move forward, it’s a good idea […]

    Rural startup conclave attracts participants from 23 states

    The RISC will provide a platform to a wide array of budding ideas, rural innovators and aspirant startups to showcase their design ideas, innovations, technology, pitch and talk about their innovation and get an opportunity for learning and mentoring support HYDERABAD: The second edition of Rural Innovators Startup Conclave (RISC), being organised by National Institute for Rural Development […]

    “It’s a sweatshop”: The ugly truth behind working at an Indian startup

    Cersei Lannister. That’s what her team calls the 33-year-old co-founder of a Bengaluru-based startup behind her back. The Game of Thrones reference—Lannister is a cutthroat empress in the series—came about last year after she sacked a newly-hired marketing head on the spot following a difference of opinion during a meeting. The manager had joined the five-year-old startup […]