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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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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 …


NASSCOM Launches first Startup Warehouse for Tech startups

India’s IT industry representative body NASSCOM – the National Association of Software and Service Companies has opened its first co-working facility. It’s called Start-up Warehouse, and it’s created for tech start-ups and the entrepreneur community in the Diamond district of Bangalore.   Located in Bangalore’s Diamond district, the warehouse has about 10,000 square feet space with approximately 70 seats. The …

A Chennai Startup plans ‘Women-Only’ Cyber cafes with Harvard University grant

Women in general, mostly from the suburbs, do not use cyber cafes much, even though they may be good with computers and the internet. Thanks to the grant awarded to EmpowHer by the Omidyar Grant for Entrepreneurship in South Asia by Harvard University’s South Asia Institute. The grant aims to assist projects and organizations looking at entrepreneurial solutions to social …

List of Entrepreneurship cells and Incubation Centers in India

List of Entrepreneurship cells and Incubation Centers in India Here i am listing all the entrepreneurship cells (at least, the active ones) in Indian.  Hope this helps to give you a starting point if you intend to start your own company. If you would like to add anything which i may have missed, please comment. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay …

Is your spouse the perfect partner for your Startup venture ?

Is spouse your perfect partner for your Startup Partnering with your spouse can turn out to be a good option for startup companies. The reason being, both of them understand each other and see the big picture. The question comes to my mind is:  Are you willing to risk your relationship if the partnership and business falls apart? Working together …