Investors steer clear of young startups with Chinese capital
Startups, with high exposure to Chinese capital, are looking at ways to reduce it as exposure becomes a deal-breaker for many new and existing investors.
WeKan looks to incubate, fund 20 Indian startups
WeKan eyes invesments at a ticket size of up to $250,000 in B2B development tools such as Lo...
Indian startup ecosystem recovering faster, 4 new unicorns in lockdown: Report
The report stated that 75% of startups are gradually recoverin...
Pivot is not just a startup word anymore
The staggering impact of COVID-19 has unleashed a wave of innovation and witnessed the birth of new ideas across the innovation landscape.
IIT Delhi startups launch antiviral protection kit
The antiviral kit consists of a novel Clensta protection lotion and hand sanitiser; E-TEX Kawach Antiviral T-Shirt and Kawach Mask. The products are backed up by experts from the chemical and textile departments of IIT Delhi.
Startup founders bat for an Indian app store
The founders, including Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Yashish Dahiya of Policybazaar and Murugavel Janakiraman of Matrimony.com, plan to also approach the country's banking regulator as well as the finance ministry.
Indian Startup Association to ping US group resisting Google, Apple
The Indian group is still an informal gathering and may soon take a more formal shape. As of now, the founders are bouncing off ideas on an old WhatsApp group named ‘India Startup Connect’.
Startups accuse 'gatekeeper' Google of not playing fair
The startups say it's unfair exploitation of the Play Store's monopoly that stems from the dominance of Google's Android operating system.
Investment tech startup Smallcase raises 100 crore
The round was led by DSP Group along with existing investors Sequoia Capital India, Blume Ventures, Beenext and WEH Ventures.
DST restructures FIST programme to cater to high-end science, tech needs of startups
The FIST programme will now be reinvented as FIST 2.0 to orient it towards the goal of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' to create research and development infrastructure not only for experimental work but also to cater to theoretical work, ideas and entrepreneurship.
Piyush Goyal invites startups to register on public procurement portal GeM
“I invite all startups to list their products and start offering goods and services to government organisations, PSUs, state government bodies, hospitals, schools, and colleges run by the government,” Goyal said at the first edition of the National Startup Awards 2020 event.
Govt to announce results of first edition of National Startup Awards on October 6
The first edition of the awards invited applications across 12 sectors which were further sub-classified into a total of 35 categories.
Unacademy acquires test preparation startup Coursavy
This is Unacademy’s fourth acquisition this year, after Kreatryx, PrepLadder and more recently CodeChef.
Startups funding gap to be filled up by private equity firms: KV Subramanian, CEA, India
The CEA was responding to a question regarding the government’s decision in April requiring direct and indirect investment from Chinese firms or benefactors to go through the government route, amid rising border tensions.
Contractor digitization startup ReNEWate raises pre-seed funding led by Better Capital
The funding will allow ReNEWate to expand its product offerings, accelerate growth and improve the end to end workflow for property improvement professionals.