StartUps

Govt woos foreign start-ups to set shop in India

By : CIOL Writers

As the Startup India initiative nears its one year anniversary, the government has strategically planned to woo prominent international startups to enter India’s growing new economy, even as Alibaba and AirBnB plan to start India operations. The department of industrial

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

Telangana aims at becoming next startup haven

By : CIOL Writers

In an attempt to become the kernel for rising enterprises in the country, Telangana government is planning to initiate an event similar to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Startup India where a substantial number of start-ups, as well as incubators, will

BigHaat, empowering farmers since January 2015

By : CIOL Writers

Several new ventures in e-commerce with innovative service offerings have flooded the urban market. BigHaat, a new e-commerce startup, however, seeks to address the problems of our farmers by providing quality agro-inputs and accessories through a marketplace platform. The market

Fashion and tech startup, 6Degree raises $200,000

By : CIOL Writers

6Degree, a fashion talent, and tech startup which provides opportunities for fashion professionals to showcase their talent across the globe have raised $200,000 from Indian Angel Network (IAN), the company announced on Thursday. “Fashion as a genre cannot be underrated

IIMB & IIIT-B join hands to mentor startups

BANGALORE, INDIA: The International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) will work together to provide technology and business mentorship to young technology startups. The institutes  signed a MoU today to share their

Oracle announces finalists for its startup accelerator program

By : CIOL Writers

The Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Program that was launched this April with an objective to catalyze India’s startup ecosystem and support the country’s Digital India initiatives has announced the first group of startup finalists. The startups include ExpertRec: a plug-n-play

Paytm’s payments bank will run on Infosys Finacle CBS

BANGALORE, INDIA: Paytm will use Infosys Finacle Core Banking solution for its new payments bank business. Paytm will leverage Finacle’s proven platform for its deposit products and payments platform, enabling it to rapidly roll out innovative offerings. Its Modern APIs

Edutech startup Cuemath raises $4M funding

By : CIOL Writers

Cuemath, which offers a technology platform for women to run home-based learning centers for young students, has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Sequoia India. Growing over 4X in six months, the Edutech startup plans to expand its

Fish, Diapers, Grapes and Data: The RedMart connect

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H SINGAPORE: It is a Singapore–based online grocery marketplace. But there’s more to it beyond

A streak of purplle light for other startups

By : CIOL Writers

Amidst the current gloomy startup picture in the face of dwindling funds and investment, here is

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

Trouble for e-tailers, as growth in shoppers dries up

By : CIOL Writers

The startup saga in India seems to have hit rock bottom. After e-commerce company Flipkart was

Age no bar for entrepreneurs, meet Kumaran brothers

By : CIOL Writers

Entrepreneurship has no age, and the current generation has proved it with all conviction. Forget under-30

Joining startups may be a bad idea for job seekers

By : CIOL Writers

Job seekers may turn away from joining start-up companies, which has been a lucrative employment generator

How digital media is haven for regional films?

By : CIOL Writers

With regional cinema finding a new lease of life last year with films like O Kadhal

Fix the wedding date, your employer is paying for it

By : CIOL Writers

It is appraisal time and you are expecting a plump raise. What if your employer offers

Gujarat seeks to be the new startup state

By : CIOL Writers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has trained his focus to increase manufacturing in India, but his home

Hate your job? Change the title

By : CIOL Writers

It all started with Google. Swanky offices, informal spaces, hierarchy without cubicles, in fact, no hierarchy

MoneyOnMobile to provide digital lockers to its 170mn users

BANGALORE, INDIA: Mobile payment solutions Company, MoneyOnMobile has partnered Enfold to provide digital lockers to its