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PM Modi Calls For Innovating For India, From India

Jan 15, 2022 Press Trust of India

"Our startups are changing the rules of the game. I believe that startups are going to be the backbone of New India," he said interacting with youngsters from the world of startups.

Commerce Minister Urges Global VC Funds To Focus On Startups In Smaller Cities

Jan 14, 2022 Press Trust of India

Chairing a roundtable with global venture capital (VC) funds, the minister said the government has already taken a number of steps to support startups and would do so in the future also.

Indian Startups Raised $42 Billion In 2021: Report

India - with 90 unicorns - is the third-largest unicorn hub behind the US (487) and China (301), and ahead of the UK (39).

Lead Becomes Second Startup To Enter Unicorn Club In 2022

Jan 13, 2022 Press Trust of India

Lead has tied up with 5,000 schools across 500 towns/cities and expects to make an annual revenue run-rate of $80 million, serving close to 2 million students.

Course5 Intelligence Ltd Files Draft Papers For IPO To Raise Rs 600 Crore

The focus of Course5 is to help organisations drive digital transformation using artificial intelligence (AI), analytics and insights.

10 January, 2022

The ePlane Company Raises $5 Million In Pre-Series A Funding Round

Press Trust of India

The fresh lease of funds would help bolster the hiring of top-tier talent, advance R&D and continue to gain airworthiness provision and initiate certification.

10 January, 2022

Power Gummies Raises $6 Million In Series A Funding Round

Press Trust of India

The Series A round also saw participation from Vcats, DSG Consumer Partners, Wipro Consumer Care Ventures, Sharpp Ventures (Marico Family office) and NB Ventures.

05 January, 2022

Delhivery Limited To Invest In Falcon Autotech

Press Trust of India

This move is in sync with Delhivery's stated objective of sustained investments in future-ready hardware solutions in its operations.

01 January, 2022

How Startup Founders Are Dictating Terms While Taking Money From Big Investors

Pallavi Chakravorty

Jupiter and ShareChat entering into exclusivity clauses with Tiger Global raises the big question once again—is it time for founders to safeguard themselves against big funds’ dominance?

22 December, 2021

Are Venture Capitalists Acting As A Catalyst For The Startup Ecosystem?

Tarun Malik

One of the biggest challenges that a startup faces in its initial years is funding. A startup may require funding for purposes such as prototype creation, product development, team hiring, etc.

22 December, 2021

When Navigating Pandemic Pangs Became Child’s Play

Sneha Kanchan

With ‘learning through playing’ at the heart of it, Lucknow-based start-up Creste Kids offers ways to switch children from screen to no screen.


19 December, 2021

All is Well In 2021: 42 Unicorns, $32.8 Billion Funds, Euphoria!

Pallavi Chakravorty

2021 turned out to be the most spectacular year for the Indian startup ecosystem, helping it attract billions of investments and churning out a record 42 unicorns in the process. Experts say this is just the beginning.

01 December, 2021

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Asks Students To Set Up Startups And Become Job Providers

Outlook Web Desk

He advised them to acquire merit and not bribe for their mission accomplishment. “Always abide by law and be a man of cent per cent humane virtues,” he stressed.

28 November, 2021

‘Mann Ki Baat’: PM Modi Says India Leading World In Start-Ups

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: ‘It is true that this is the era of start-ups and it is also true that in the field of start-ups, in a way, India is leading the world’.

19 November, 2021

Key To A Startup’s Success And Sustained Growth

Saurabh Pacheriwal

Smart use of technology can leave a huge impact in a highly competitive market. Startup brands must be deeply rooted in data analysis and technology to gain an edge.

09 October, 2021

These Fintech Start-Ups Turn Tricky Financial Matters Into Child’s Play

Outlook Business Team

Bengaluru-based start-ups FamPay and Leap look to make money matters more palatable for youngsters. The former is helping parents inculcate financial literacy in their kids and the latter is helping the young realise their dream to study abroad.

11 September, 2021

The Mental Uprising

Jyotika Sood

Indian mental health and wellness startups have garnered over US$ 28.24 with the decade’s highest investment in 2021.


11 September, 2021

From Video Translation To Personalised Shopping, These Start-Ups Are Doing It All

Outlook Business

This week, we bring you SaleAssist.a and – two start-ups which are using artificial intelligence to help companies gain more customers online

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz