Open partners with Visa to launch credit card for startups, SMEs
Open, founded in 2017, is solving business banking challenges by offering a platform that helps SMEs and startups automate and run their finances effectively.
LinkedIn launches ‘Open for Business’ feature globally for SMEs
The Open for Business feature also allows members looking for services to sea...
How to use a sluggish market to build your equity portfolio
The domestic equity market have begun to stabilise since early October, 2019.
WhatsApp introduces catalogs for small businesses
The catalog feature is available to businesses using the WhatsApp Business app on both Android and iPhone in Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S. It will be rolling out around the world soon.
ICICI Bank offers online networking assistance to SMEs through ‘SME Empower’
The online marketplace will offer access to over 750 products in diverse categories from electronics and appliances to office equipment.
Honey, I shrunk the R&D cost: How 'open innovation' can sharpen competitive edge
Businesses cannot work in silos. Although we live in a competitive world, leveraging complementary resources like research, finance and intellectual property among firms, can accelerate innovation and organisational changes.
BHIM UPI goes international; QR code-based payments demonstrated at Singapore FinTech Festival
This would allow SMEs, within and across borders, to match their demand and supply along with provision of ancillary services such as credit facilities, insurance, logistics, and legal and professional services, said the commissioner.
For SMEs, having a website is cheaper than an offline store
Businesses with no online store have limited growth opportunities.
KSUM signs MoUs with Oppo, Wadhwani Foundation to support SMEs, startups
Wadhwani Foundation will run acceleration programmes for SMEs, startups, entrepreneurship education and women startups.
Udaan valuation soars to $2.8 billion post $585 mn funding
ON THE FAST LANE: Firm’s rise to Unicorn status makes a compelling case for SME digital disruption.
EST Group plans to invest $250 mn into Indian startups in next 18 months
EST Group provides financial advisory, asset management, semi banking operations, custodial, clearing and settlement and security issuance services.
Google parent Alphabet-backed AyeFinance targets lending to 5 lakh micro SMEs
The Government has realised the need of the MSME sector and has started multiple schemes to encourage credit solutions for bottom of pyramid businesses, says Sanjay Sharma, cofounder & MD, AyeFinance.
Listed SMEs ‘emerge’ on the main board of NSE
Shares of Creative Peripherals, which migrated on August 5 surged nearly 10 per cent since then.
Corporate credit card for SMEs, startups launched
There are around 42 million MSME enterprises in India contributing 6.11 % of the GDP in manufacturing and 24.63 % of the GDP to the service sector.
How SMEs can negotiate well and win business
Preparation is the key to winning. Having adequate information, ability to influence, and the resources can work as the power to turn the negotiation in one's favor.
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