"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.
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.
India - with 90 unicorns - is the third-largest unicorn hub behind the US (487) and China (301), and ahead of the UK (39).
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.
The focus of Course5 is to help organisations drive digital transformation using artificial intelligence (AI), analytics and insights.
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.
The Series A round also saw participation from Vcats, DSG Consumer Partners, Wipro Consumer Care Ventures, Sharpp Ventures (Marico Family office) and NB Ventures.
This move is in sync with Delhivery's stated objective of sustained investments in future-ready hardware solutions in its operations.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
Indian mental health and wellness startups have garnered over US$ 28.24 with the decade’s highest investment in 2021.
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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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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