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Manappuram to foray into microfinance, commercial

September 20, 2014

Gold loan firm Manappuram Finance Ltd is looking for diversification of its business into microfinance and financing of commercial vehicles, as per a stock market disclosure.     A meeting of the board of directors of the company will be held on September 23 to consider the proposal, the disclosure filed with BSE showed.     In March this year, Manappuram agreed to acquire Milestone Home Finance Company Pvt Ltd (Milestone) from Jaypee Hotels Ltd for an undisclosed amount, as part of its plans to diversify its business by commencing housing finance activities.     Founded in 1990, the company is

Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda acquires Entrega Delivery

Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda acquire...

September 20, 2014

Foodpanda launched its service in Brazil in mid 2013, and offers access to over 2,000 restaurants in more than 30 cities across th...

Pearson invests more in science education start-up Experifun

Pearson invests more in science educatio...

September 20, 2014

The investment was made through the PALF, a fund established in 2012 to support early-stage education enterprises and entrepreneur...

V Balakrishnan, Mohandas Pai invest in start-up Clonect Solutions

V Balakrishnan, Mohandas Pai invest in s...

September 20, 2014

Clonect has raised Rs 1.5 crore, including Rs 50 lakh from Balakrishnan and Pai, for a minority stake in the company. ...

Assam\'s CM Tarun Gogoi unveils angel fund for first-time entrepreneurs

Assam's CM Tarun Gogoi unveils angel fu...

September 20, 2014

Under this special fund, a maximum loan amount of Rs 5 lakh at 5 per cent interest per annum will be extended to first generation ...

Cisco unveils threat-focussed security solutions for enterprises

Cisco unveils threat-focussed security s...

September 20, 2014

This is the industry’s first threat-focussed Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) that integrates the features of application control, ...

Exceed Entertainment ties up with Wild East Group

Exceed Entertainment ties up with Wild E...

September 20, 2014

The Wild East Group will continue to operate independently within the Exceed Entertainment group of companies...

Russian tycoon Yuri Milner to invest in Indian start-ups

Russian tycoon Yuri Milner to invest in ...

September 19, 2014

Milner is expected to make investments of about $5 million each in Olacabs and Mumbai-based start-up Housing.com...

6 SMEs raise Rs 63 crore via IPOs in April-June quarter

6 SMEs raise Rs 63 crore via IPOs in Apr...

September 19, 2014

The SMEs which made their public debut during April-June period 2014-15 are – Bansal Roofing Products, Oasis Tradelink, Tarini Int...

Punjab to roll out Rs 1,100 cr special scheme for SMEs

Punjab to roll out Rs 1,100 cr special s...

September 19, 2014

The state government is committed to enhancing technical education facilities in the state to make skilled man power available to ...

Fortune ranks Indra Nooyi as 3rd most powerful woman in business

Fortune ranks Indra Nooyi as 3rd most po...

September 19, 2014

Nooyi is the only Indian-origin woman on the 2014 list topped by IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty and General Motors CEO Mary Ba...

Kalraj Mishra keen to ink pact with China to promote SMEs

Kalraj Mishra keen to ink pact with Chin...

September 18, 2014

Mishra is hoping that India and China ink a pact for the promotion of small scale industries during the ongoing visit of Chinese P...

Pune-based IoT start-up Altizon raises seed funding from investors

Pune-based IoT start-up Altizon raises s...

September 18, 2014

Altizon is a product company focused on the Industrial Internet with its flagship product Datonis architected to be the backbone f...

Snapdeal in talks with Asian investors to raise funds

Snapdeal in talks with Asian investors t...

September 18, 2014

Japan's Softbank is in talks with Snapdeal. While the investment amount approximately valued at $500 million....

Quikr secures $60 million funding from Tiger Global, other investors

Quikr secures $60 million funding from T...

September 18, 2014

TThe current investors are Kinnevik, Matrix Partners India, Nokia Growth Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Omidyar Network, Warb...

India Life Sciences Fund II raises Rs 865 crore

India Life Sciences Fund II raises Rs 86...

September 18, 2014

The corpus has been raised from seven large institutional investors, including an unnamed US-based asset manager that has $4 trill...

Neglected MSMEs in Indore threaten to boycott GIS 2014

Neglected MSMEs in Indore threaten to bo...

September 18, 2014

MSME representatives have charged the state government with not keeping up promises made in last 10 years....

Govt to help MSMEs access bank loans at cheaper rates: Kalraj Mishra

Govt to help MSMEs access bank loans at ...

September 17, 2014

Mishra said that MSMEs across the country needed capital at relaxed rates of interest to run their enterprises and cater to the ne...

India is forecast to be the world\'s fastest growing exporter

India is forecast to be the world's fas...

September 17, 2014

India is likely to become the world\\\'s fastest growing exporter and UAE\\\'s top export and import destination by 2030....

eBay\'s Opportunity Hackathon to bring coders, non-profits together

eBay's Opportunity Hackathon to bring c...

September 17, 2014

The overall goal will be to connect employees and other developers, collaborate with organizations, and create solutions that have...

Guragon-based Nearify raises funds from existing investors

Guragon-based Nearify raises funds from ...

September 17, 2014

Nearify collates information on a large set of events such as concerts, music festivals, parties, workshops, shows, meet-ups and m...

DoctorC secures Rs 2.5 cr in seed funding from investors

DoctorC secures Rs 2.5 cr in seed fundin...

September 17, 2014

DoctorC offers a website where people can look for the best deals in diagnostic tests by comparing prices and discounts offered by...