Hackathon by Startup Karnataka and CoinSwitch to find the best blockchain builders to solve urban challenges
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Dr. E.V. Ramana Reddy, Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Karnataka, Commerce, and Industries, Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Science & Technologyand Vimal Sagar Tiwari, Co-Founder and COO of CoinSwitch, inaugurated Building Future Cities 24-hour blockchain hackathon in Bengaluru on Friday. The hackathon aims to stimulate blockchain-based smart solutions to urban problems, and received over 1500 registrations. Over the…

Intellectual Property Rights, Critical For The Success Of Startups
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When entrepreneurs begin on their unique business idea, they do not doubt that their idea would be a commercial success in the market; their main focus is initially to start giving the appearance to the venture. In the middle of so many different things that go into starting and building a startup from a single idea, the word “Intellectual Property”…

All About Start-up IDEAS: Essential Steps to Evaluate Yourself & Business Idea
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Starting a business takes time and energy, and one must undergo periods of extended self-reflection to find a business idea that’s both realistic and viable.  Better yet, once you have a good idea, how can you be sure it will blossom into a successful venture? These early planning stages are essential. Don’t skimp on brainstorming, and put your ideas to…

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…

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),…

Leading Drone delivery start-up, TechEagle raises USD 500K
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TechEagle, a leading drone delivery start-up has raised USD500,000 in a seed round led by India Accelerator, with participation from Vinners Group, Sitics Logistics & other marquee angel investors. TechEagle is deep tech (drone, AI) company that is currently based out of Gurgaon, and building the end-to-end technology solution for enabling a drone logistics airline for last-mile & mid-mile deliveries.…

Start-Up Funding Challenges and Types
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Building your own company is exciting, but it can also be hard, and it requires investment, a lot of it. Finding funding has and always will be a challenge for any start-up, but having adequate financial resources is critical to your company’s ongoing success. Innovative products and business models are the foundations of a promising start-up. However, you’ll also need a steady…

A Platform to Create Equity Culture among SMEs and Startups
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With 26 years of experience in the Capital Market as India’s biggest Custodian to India’s biggest and largest Stock Exchange, Mr. Ajay Thakur plays a key role in setting up the SME and Startup Platform. He is the Executive Committee Member of Indian Merchant Chamber, Member of Advisory Committee of GLA University and associated with Nanubhai Desai & Co, as…