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Stayzila founder’s imprisonment backfires strongly

Image source: It might be the worst of times or best of times. But it’s surely a beginning of ‘yogi’ era in India, for good or for evil. The recent attack on Yogendra Vasupal, founder of Stayzilla, followed by his imprisonment, invites wrath of the entire ‘startup’ community. This might, in turn, lead to a…
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Startup Funding Comes of Age In India

Fed up with carnival like Startup funding events, a group of veteran business leaders launched India’s first serious Startup Fund Fest It all began at a startup event. In search of funding and the right investors, Sanjay Rathi, a young restless entrepreneur realized he was wasting his time in large chaotic gatherings, exchanging pleasantries, visiting…
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Navi Mumbai Entrepreneur Meet 2017’

  [embedyt][/embedyt] StartUp Navi Mumbai, an initiative by Zoom Start India and IEC (Indian Entrepreneurship Club), part of the Navi Mumbai Entrepreneur Meet, was organised to bring together startup entrepreneurs and investors to talk about the opportunities and challenges faced by the businesses, according to a press statement. The illustrious speakers included Dr Vellumani…
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The year 2016 was not an easy year for startups as investors looked at profitability and raising new funds was a difficult proposition for entrepreneurs. The hardships notwithstanding, many startups showed the way and have consolidated their positions in their niche sectors by expanding business horizons and adding in new subscriber base. We look at…
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Labour Laws let new startups breathe

To ensure startups are able to focus on their core business, the government of Maharashtra has announced a three year waiver from labour laws related exemptions for all startups in the state. The move is aimed to promote startup ecosystem by ensuring ease of doing business in accordance with the central government’s long term vision.…
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