Indian Angel Network Launches Startup Boot Camps
Last Updated ( Monday, 14 March 2011 00:12 )
Continuing its efforts to strengthen the Indian entrepreneurial support system and to fund promising start-ups, Indian Angel Network, India’s largest network of angel investors announced a series of start-up boot camps. To be held across Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Delhi, these boot camps endeavor to bring together prominent angel investors and mentors and emerging and established entrepreneurs. These interactions serves as good learning ground for entrepreneurs by participating in engaging panel discussions on different facets as also pitch for seed-funding.
NSIC Brings Smiles to Rajkot MSMEs
The National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) is all set to extending marketing support to the Rajkot-based micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) by educating them besides organising exhibitions.This move will usher the growth ptentials of small and medium enterprises in Rajkot, extensively.
Indian Manufacturing Sector Registers High Growth
New Delhi: India was amongst the top 10 manufacturers in 2010 and together with Brazil and China accounted for a third of the world manufacturing output, up from one-fifth 10 years ago, said a United Nations report .
Analytical Point: Thorough Analysis of Budget 2011
Last Updated ( Sunday, 06 March 2011 22:53 )
By V Pradeep Kumar
India has been weathering the global slowdown pretty well with impressive growth rates thanks to the service sector contributing over 55% to our GDP. With signs of recovery across the developed world, India now has tremendous opportunities to bolster its economy and hence the Union budget 2011 was keenly awaited.
Nedbank Investor Services, South Africa selects TCS BaNCS Securities Processing for Custodial Operations
Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 March 2011 14:40 )
Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services and consulting firm, announced today that Nedbank Investor Services (NIS), a division of Nedbank Limited, has selected the TCS BaNCS suite of products to replace its existing securities and custodial applications.
What They Say About Budget 2011...!
Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 March 2011 02:12 )
G K Pramod,a first generation entrepreneur, author of 'The Second Gear', and Expert in MSME Oriented Pilot Programmes shares his views on the Union Budget 2011 with Krishnakumar C K, Editor, Small Enterprise India.com. G K feels that the proposed Micro-finance Equity Fund of Rs 100 crore is too low. “ There are about 40 crores of un organised SMEs in India. So, this 100 crores is not going to create much of an impact until and unless the allocation is much more higher”.
Budget 2011: Expert Opinion
Last Updated ( Sunday, 06 March 2011 22:56 )
The Union budget 2011, presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, evoked positive responses from most of the quarters. The budget has sops for the business community such as surcharge on Indian firms cut from 7.5% to 5%, no service tax audits for individual and sole proprietor assesses with turnover up to Rs/-60 lakhs, tax on dividends received by Indian company from foreign subsidiary halved to 16.2% etc.
Vandana Goel, Management and Corporate Tax Consultant in an interview with Krishnakumar C K, Editor, Small Enterprise India.com puts light on certain key aspects of the budget.
Institutions Supporting SME Growth
Last Updated ( Monday, 28 February 2011 00:34 )
Over the years, the National Institute for Micro , small and medium enterprise , an organization of the Ministry of MSME, Government of India, has gained immense experience and expertise in the areas of entrepreneurship development , technology , management, extension and information services.