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60pc Indian professionals plan to be entrepreneurs in next 10yrs

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Around 60 percent of Indian who are currently working in small or mid-sized organizations plan to be entrepreneurs over the next 10 years, reveals GoDaddy’s ‘Future of Work’ survey- a global study that delves into entrepreneurial intent,

5 ‘Must Reads’ for a tech entrepreneur

By : CIOL Writers

Do you know that 88 percent of world’s richest people read for at least 30 minutes a day (compared to just two percent of the general population)? So if you wish to join the ranks, reading is invaluable. You might

New guidelines for patent filing bring cheer to budding entrepreneurs

By : CIOL Writers

Indian Post Office at New Delhi has issued new guidelines for filing and processing of applications for patent, designs and trademarks, in order to encourage budding entrepreneurs and boost innovation. A startup that wants to file a patent application for

Cab aggregators creating entrepreneurship opportunities

By : CIOL Writers

Ever wondered how these cab aggregators like Ola and Uber pile up their fleet? It’s the independent cab owners and your neighborhood taxi servicemen who you might just come across when you book an Ola or Uber. These cab aggregators

Only 16.4 percent entrepreneurs come from IITs or IIM’s

By : CIOL Writers

An IIT or an IIM tag is not what makes you an entrepreneur, in fact 83.6 percent of Indian entrepreneurs fall in “others” category when compared with IITs or IIMs. An average technology entrepreneur in Asia’s third-largest economy is a

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright is the Bitcoin Creator

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Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator,ending years of speculation about a person who until now has gone by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto, according to a report in BBC. Wright said in a blog

5 signs that you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur

By : CIOL Writers

You are ambitious and always wanted to be an entrepreneur. You have the vision and are ready to hit the ground to build your enterprise. So, what’s your plan of action? You know what you want to achieve but how?

Factors that boost entrepreneurial innovation in ESDM

Jaswinder Ahuja The Indian government has introduced several initiatives over the last year and a half to provide an impetus to the nascent electronics industry. The ‘Make in India’ campaign along with  the Digital India and 100 Smart Cities initiatives

Intel selects 20 teams to innovate for Digital India challenge

BANGALORE, INDIA: The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Intel India has announced a shortlist of 20 teams participating in the Innovate for Digital India Challenge. 20 teams from across India will receive grants of INR 200,000 per team

World Trade Center brings startups and corporates together

BANGALORE, INDIA: World Trade Center Bangalore in association with The Venturator organized the event “Corporate Mixxer”, an event on speed dating between B2B Startups & Corporates. The objective of the event was to help the participating startups to showcase their

Jaarvis Accelerator to mentor 40-50 startups

GURGAON, INDIA: Jaarvis has announced the pilot launch of Jaarvis Accelerator today in Gurgaon, having the capacity to accommodate 40-50 startups. Jaarvis Accelerator will provide office space, mentoring, and where possible even funding to select startups. Jaarvis Accelerator focus is

Gurgaon’s unemployed youth to get better opportunities

GURGAON, INDIA: Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) signed a MoU with All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), under the Ministry of HRD to offer B. Vocational (B.Voc) Programs in Apparel Manufacturing & Entrepreneurship and Fashion Design & Retailing.

“Innovate for Digital India Challenge” aims to address local needs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel in India and the Department of Science and Technology has announced the call for entries for the Intel & DST- “Innovate for Digital India Challenge”. The challenge is aimed at fostering a culture of innovation, create solutions

Uttarakhand to replicate Start-up village model of Kerala

By : Sanghamitra Kar

KOCHI, INDIA: An official delegation of the Uttarakhand government visited Startup Village, to study the functioning of the incubator so as to examine the possibility of replicating the model in Uttarkhand. The delegation, comprising R Rajesh Kumar, managing director of

Sonata commits Rs 12 mn to groom next-gen entrepreneurs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Sonata Software and National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy announced a partnership to promote student innovation and entrepreneurship. Sonata Software will use its resources to support the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Incubation (CEDI), NIT Trichy in incubating

Ola to build women driver-entrepreneurs’ workforce

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Ola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] with Empower Pragati [EP], an investee company of NSDC, and Automotive Skills Development Council [ASDC]for training, skill development and empowerment of women drivers on its platform. The joint project

How to stay put in a man’s world?

By : Sonal Desai

MUMBAI, INDIA: “Only nine percent women are owners of any medium, small or mid-size enterprises (MSME) in India; globally, capital and credit is a challenge for women,” Shikha Uberoi, Investor in technology start-ups, and a former tennis player.   “Globally,

Oh Womaniya! She is a techie, an entrepreneur, and her own boss!

Rashi V NEW DELHI: Women are making giant strides across all the sectors and there is no reason why the entrepreneurial ecosystem should be left out. Before the forthcoming Women’s Day, we caught up with some of the leading women

Ebb and flow of start-ups continue to woo with unique challenges

By : Sanghamitra Kar

BANGALORE, INDIA: Startups are on a trajectory growth and on a high ebb at this juncture with a boost from Government end. Well, it is through them we take in fresh air in the old conventional tech waves and witness

TCS and Startupbootcamp FinTech to host Pitch Days

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services has partnered with Startupbootcamp FinTech, the accelerator focused on financial innovation, to host the Pitch Days in India. The Pitch days will be held in the TCS campuses on February 24 in Mumbai and February