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Older professionals launch ventures to bring in expertise to startup ecosystem

Older professionals are launching new ventures by bringing in a blend of experience and technical expertise to India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem. Aged fifty years or more, they are setting up companies in sectors ranging from alternative energy to technology services and gaining support from investors who are banking on their experience and wisdom. In India senior entrepreneurs are taking advantage …


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GICE – B School to Incubate Student Startups at BAL Space

The Bangalore-based B school, Global Institute for Corporate Education (GICE), a centre of excellence for corporate education has come up with a centre for nurture young entrepreneurs and for addressing the rising concern created by lack of human resource by getting students of the B-school to intern with the start-ups during their two-year course. GICE has named its initiative as …


Chennai based Sify Technologies to partner with tech start-ups

Sify Technologies has announced that it will explore avenues to invest in or partner with technology start-ups focusing on Cloud, Security and Managed services in India. The company claims to have gathered Rs 30 crore capitals from its promoters, with plans to pull in an additional Rs 120 crore based on the decisions made by its director board. So, it …

RailYatri: a Crowd Sourced Platform for Train Travellers in India

Delhi based startup RailYatri has launched a crowd sourced platform called Rail Wisdom for travelers to share and seek information from fellow travelers taking the train. RailYatri which works with the Indian railways to provide information for passengers, wants to make this into a portal that will have information around more than 8000 railway stations that cover over 80% of the country.

Karnataka Gov is sponsoring 50L per Entrepreneur: Are you ready to fly to Silicon Valley?

Government of Karnataka is taking a unique initiative – by sending 25 entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley for 3-4 years to understand the start-up culture; interact with angel investors and other entrepreneurs. It plans to launch this cross-border entrepreneurship program in September in partnership with Indian entrepreneurs in the US. In good news for entrepreneurs from Karnataka, the state government will …

Launch of SMEthing.com : A Marketplace for Startups and SME Vendors

A new platform where startups and SMEs can find good, active and useful providers who understand their needs and constraints best is launched by NextBigWhat called SMEthing.com. The website started as Pluggd.in, later re-branded itself as NextBigWhat.com. NextBigWhat’s SMEthing.com, will be a platform where startups and SMEs can find good, active and useful providers who understand their needs and constraints …

Chennai Based Venture Kobster provides office supplies Online

According to the report by the Global Industry Analysts, the worldwide office writing and marking instrument market is expected to reach almost $22 Billion by the year 2017, with paper based products holding the key share. The growth is expected to be powered by the demands from Middle East, Latin America and Asia-Pacific region of the world. One new niche …

Deliverwithme – Crowdsourced Ecommerce Delivery Platform

If you are a frequent flyer, then apart from the clocking air mile rewards, you can now also get free cab rides, free meals, coupons and goodies from brands. To earn such freebies – all you need to do is to carry verified eCommerce packages like shoes, apparels, books and accessories with Bangalore based platform DeliverWithMe. All packages to be …