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India drops to 142nd position in 'Ease of Doing Bu

October 29, 2014

India ranked 142 among the 189 countries surveyed for the latest World Bank's "Ease of Doing Business" report released Wednesday, a drop by two places from the last year's ranking, as Singapore topped the list.   The fall in India's ranking from the last year's 140 is mainly because other nations performed much better, Bank officials said.   In the 2014 report, India had 52.78 points and this year it scored 53.97 points.   The latest ranking, however, does not take into account a slew of measures taken by the Modi Government to make India a business friendly destination.   "We

20 entrepreneurs from Kerala feature in Arabian Business \'100 Powerful Indians\' list

20 entrepreneurs from Kerala feature in ...

October 29, 2014

The business magazine selected the 100 powerful Indians in the GCC countries from over 500 entrepreneurs and professionals....

SoftBank Group invests $627 million in Snapdeal

SoftBank Group invests $627 million in S...

October 29, 2014

Through this strategic investment and partnership with Snapdeal, the SoftBank Group aims to further strengthen its presence in Ind...

Uttarakhand to come out with new MSME policy

Uttarakhand to come out with new MSME po...

October 29, 2014

A new policy for MSME is being worked out in Uttarakhand to help around 1 thousand unemployed youth to become efficient entreprene...

Villages have enormous talent, says Kalraj Mishra

Villages have enormous talent, says Kalr...

October 29, 2014

Villages have enormous talent. Proficient training will make the unemployed skillful and attain self-sustenance...

Ministry of MSME gets ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

Ministry of MSME gets ISO 9001: 2008 Cer...

October 29, 2014

Cabinet Secretariat had issued guidelines to all ministries and departments for obtaining this certificate....

MSMEs contribution to India's GDP can be raised to 15%: Study

MSMEs contribution to India's GDP can be...

October 29, 2014

A vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem could help increase the contribution of MSME sector to India's GDP....

Former Apple CEO John Sculley set to launch NBFC for SME lending in India

Former Apple CEO John Sculley set to lau...

October 29, 2014

Scully hinted that he is currently awaiting a nod to get a NBFC licence in India....

US retailer Target Corporation has roped in a second set of startups

US retailer Target Corporation has roped...

October 29, 2014

The accelerator in Bangalore, launched this February, is Target's only one in the world....

BCCL's digital arm TIL acquires Bangalore-based Moneysights

BCCL's digital arm TIL acquires Bangalor...

October 29, 2014

RupeeStreet will be operated as a separate entity under the leadership of its co-founder Mukesh Kalra...

Start-up GourmetItup raises $300K from angel investors

Start-up GourmetItup raises $300K from a...

October 29, 2014

The two-year old company plans to use the funds for its expansion within the country and abroad....

Tamil Nadu set to become a leading destination of SME lending

Tamil Nadu set to become a leading desti...

October 28, 2014

Tamil Nadu is likely to emerge as the leading destination for Axis Bank to provide loans to MSMEs....

Govt to create $15 billion IoT market in 6 years

Govt to create $15 billion IoT market in...

October 27, 2014

The government has also mooted a proposal to allocate Rs 18 crore as 100 per cent fund with Rs 1 crore for each partner. ...

GHV Accelerator partners with WiL to take Indian start-ups to US, Japan

GHV Accelerator partners with WiL to tak...

October 27, 2014

GHV Accelerator is designed to help startups get faster to Series-A funding...

IAN invests in London based start-up Lowdownapp

IAN invests in London based start-up Low...

October 27, 2014

The investment by IAN in Lowdownapp Ltd and its service Lowdown with the help of UKTI Innovation Gateway represents the first inve...

Start-ups should seek quality in partnerships: Researchers

Start-ups should seek quality in partner...

October 27, 2014

The study found that by aligning with established companies, a young firm gains valuable access to additional resources and market...

Global accelerator Kyron organises Hacker Hunt in Bangalore

Global accelerator Kyron organises Hacke...

October 21, 2014

Kyron, Global Accelerator presents Kyron Hackathon, a marquee event which allows top technology talent in the country the opportun...

PriceBurp raises under $100K from Dutch-based Bright Ventures

PriceBurp raises under $100K from Dutch-...

October 21, 2014

For Bright Ventures this is the first investment in an Indian startup. The fund is a Dutch early stage venture firm and growth fun...

Mumbai-based startup Manna Healthcare secures seed funding

Mumbai-based startup Manna Healthcare se...

October 21, 2014

The startup was founded in August 2012 as a VAS player providing weight-loss plans to subscribers of Airtel, but later pivoted to ...

GSF ropes in Phanindra Sama, Manish Dalal to join Board

GSF ropes in Phanindra Sama, Manish Dala...

October 21, 2014

Sama and Dalal will work part-time for GSF helping them pick the right startups and will also take on board/advisor responsibiliti...

Snapdeal forays into premium designer-wear segment

Snapdeal forays into premium designer-we...

October 21, 2014

Snapdeal has partnered with Fashion Design Council Of India (FDCI) to foray into premium designer-wear segment....

Electronics sector to get Rs 5,000 crore investment in 2 to 3 years

Electronics sector to get Rs 5,000 crore...

October 21, 2014

The boom in sales of electronic goods like mobile phones, tablets and cameras has spurred interest from foreign firms, who are now...