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May 21, 2019, 06.23 PM IST
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BharatPe lines up loans for merchants

It is also planning to apply for its own lending licence to lend to merchants who are accepting payments through BharatPe QR codes.

View: The mystery of India's vanishing working capital

A huge source of working capital is slipping out of small firms' reach. It will soon trigger a chain reaction.

Difference between a Startup and an SME? It’s a word that starts with P

In a world where startups are influenced by infamous sayings like ‘move fast; break things’ the journey and achievements of these doyens are a soothing antidote.

73% of SMBs believe business is ready for AI: Study

Budgetary constraints and not enough use to justify the investment were the top two challenges towards the adoption of new technology.

How Indifi is leveraging technology to lend to SMEs with little or no credit history

With 30%, first-time unsecured borrowers on the platform, Indifi is fuelling the growth of country's lending ecosystem by catering to startups & SMEs with little or no credit history.

Why MSMEs should treat Intellectual Property Rights as assets

MSMEs should look at IPRs as legal monopolies- investments which will allow them to be ahead of their competition as IPRs, being negative rights, outrightly stop others from practising.

QR code option may be must for shops

The move follows a goahead by the GST Council before the elections and now the details of the payment mechanism are being worked out.

Universal debt relief scheme on cards for small borrowers

Scheme structured under IBC, micro-enterprises, small farmers, artisans, cottage industries to benefit.

Imminent crisis in NBFC sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary

Misadventures by large entities and credit squeeze make for a perfect recipe for disaster, Srinivas said.

How MSMEs can access skills through crowdsourcing

A startup or an MSME is advised to look at a relevant crowd sourced model, see which of these models are relevant to them, deploy a SPOC (Single Point of Contact) to manage the requirements.

Top e-tailers come together to give buyers uniform product data

Top e-tailers come together to give buyers uniform product data

Under current circumstances, a consumer would see diverse images and descriptions of the same product, for example, a branded pair of sunglasses, across different retail platforms.

Does India have a second chance to replicate China to become the  global centre for manufacturing?

Does India have a second chance to replicate China to become the global centre for manufacturing?

India’s attractiveness as a destination for manufacturing has improved sharply over the past three to four years in many ways.

Mudra loans may cross Rs 3 lakh crore in 2019-20

Mudra loans may cross Rs 3 lakh crore in 2019-20

Government data for the scheme for the last fiscal, till March 22, 2019, put the figure of Mudra sanctions at Rs 2.82 lakh crore to 541.27 lakh borrowers.

With 24% YoY growth, NBFC-MFIs keep leading the lending pack: SIDBI-Equifax

With 24% YoY growth, NBFC-MFIs keep leading the lending pack: SIDBI-Equifax

While the highest number of loans are disbursed in Rs 20,000-30,000 ticket size across all quarters, 30 plus delinquency for NBFCs at 2.5 % is the highest in the industry in Q3 FY19, the joint report further noted.

Walmart graft check: Flipkart hires KPMG to vet its vendors

Walmart graft check: Flipkart hires KPMG to vet its vendors

​​​A corruption scandal in its Mexico unit prompted Walmart to tighten its compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) globally, including in India.

Nasscom hit by Big Boys bias charge

Nasscom hit by Big Boys bias charge

Nasscom is now learnt to be working to add 7 more EC members, ostensibly to assuage the ruffled feathers.

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