Zolve raises ₹300 crores in one of India’s largest Series A Funding Rounds at a valuation of ₹1,575 crores
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Zolve has raised ₹300 crores ($40 million) in Series A funding round led by Partners of DST Global with participation from Tiger Global, Alkeon Capital, as well as existing investors Accel and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The funding will help expand the product suite and ramp up hiring and technology to create a seamless user experience for global citizens, says Zolve…

Challenges of Entrepreneurship Development in India
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The Economic survey in 2019-20 using World Bank’s data on entrepreneurship stated that India ranks third in the number of new firms created. However, India ranks significantly lower in terms of intensity when compared with countries like UK and US. Between 2006 and 2016, the mean number of new firms registered per year per 1000 workers was 0.10 whereas it…

Savex Technologies Expands Its Unified Communication Portfolio by Partnering with Poly
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Savex Technologies, one of India’s largest Information and Communication Technology Distributor, today announced it has been appointed distributor by  leading global collaboration player, Poly (earlier Plantronics and Polycom) in India. Savex technologies will provide Poly’s full portfolio of collaboration and communication solutions. The distributorship gives Savex technologies’ partner community access to Poly’s aesthetically designed and engineered audio and video products…

Technology Adoption is The Only Path to Sustained Growth for SMEs
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Technology adoption in the SME context is a growing area of interest in developing countries. Technology adoption is also crucial for the growth of business in the private sector.   Especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, the majority of Indian SMEs  shift online to scale up and succeed, with small business owners waking up to the need for technology as the…

Share India set to disrupt the algo-trading and fintech industry with two strategic acquisitions
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Share India Securities Limited has announced the acquisition of two companies, namely – Algowire Trading Technologies Private Limited and Utrade Solutions Private Limited. With these acquisitions, Share India Securities Limited has taken the next evolutionary step towards providing a platform for AI-driven automated trading, strategy development and execution for its retail investors, as it continues to strengthen its position as…

Enterprise Risk Management in Family Business – More than Financials
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Risk Management (RM) is an essential part of any organisation. Family enterprise advisors need to be aware that the risk appetite of family decision-makers can make or break a family business. Although leaders in advisory or board positions are generally aware of the importance of the RM function within the organisation, the proper identification, comprehension, and understanding of risk and…

Aspire Media Launches the 4th Annual Startup Pitch & Awards “The AEONIAN 2021”
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Aspire Media will organize its 4th Annual Startup Pitch and awards The AEONIAN 2021, to recognize successful Startups in India, to be held on 09th and 10th December 2021.  This year the award ceremony will be a virtual celebration of the Indian Startup ecosystem. The ceremony will be held in its true spirits even though it will not be a physical…

Vahan Raises USD 8 Million in Series A Funding Round Led by Khosla Ventures
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Vahan, a Bangalore-based jobs & livelihood platform for blue-collar workers, has raised USD 8 million in its series A round of funding led by pre-eminent Silicon Valley investor Khosla Ventures. The round also saw participation from Airtel, SHAKTI VC (led by former Google exec Keval Desai with Eric Schmidt and Michael Dell as LPs), Pioneer Fund (Y Combinator alumni fund),…