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Govt plans advisory body for startups
Along with the biggest names in India’s startup ecosystem, the Council will also include regulators.
Vistara partners with Nelco for inflight data services; likely to launch shortly: Telecom Secretary
“Vistara has tied up with Nelco and they ...
Law firms double as mentors for founders of new ventures
A growing number of boutique law firms and established players are reaching out to g...
Finly raises undisclosed sum in funding from clutch of venture capital investors
While the terms of the transaction were not disclosed, other investors that have also participated in the latest round include Das42 Capital and 91Springboard, the company said in a prepared statement.
SoftBank in talks to sell majority stake in India renewables JV
It is considering various options, ranging from an outright sale of its 70% stake to a majority stake sale.
Lucas TVS to sell stake in India Japan Lighting to partner Koito for Rs 148.5 crore
The deal makes Koito the sole owner of 22-year-old India Japan Lighting which counts top carmakers among its clients. Koito will turn the venture into a wholly owned subsidiary by the end of the month, Lucas TVS said in a statement.
Startup narrative will change from funding and GMV to profit: Mukesh Bansal
If you are in business, the issue of profitability is going to catch up with you eventually. All businesses exist for generating profits. All valuation models are eventually built on profit, earning multiples.
An Indian-origin family is reshaping how London eats
U.K.’s hottest restaurants and all are part of a group owned by three siblings born to an Indian family.
At SoftBank’s jewel, Oyo, a ‘toxic’ culture and troubling incidents
The company expects to lose money through at least 2021, and efforts to expand in Japan have flopped.
Venture funds constitute meagre share in private investments in India: Report
The study highlights that despite India being one of the fastest growing economies of the world, the Venture Capital (VC) asset class holds a meagre 17 per cent share of private investments in India and has witnessed low capital flows in the past few years.
Appnomic raises $22 million round led by Avataar Ventures
With the fresh round of funds US and India-based Appnomic will expand its global presence and market reach, said Mohan Kumar, Managing Partner at Avataar Ventures.
Suits & Sayings: Whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours
ET’s weekly roundup of the wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours
Insurance startups get $183 million in 2019
The sector had attracted investments worth $121 million in 2017.
Adani buys unit in Gwalior to enter small arms business
The Adani Group has entered the small arms business with the acquisition of a facility in Gwalior.
Blume Ventures puts $1.5 million in TapChief
The startup plans to use the funds to expand its network of professionals, enhance its product offering and integrate its technology with existing enterprise people management systems.
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