Entrepreneurship

Indian Startups to bring ERP solutions to manage Apartments

Startups in India are now focusing a lot on software and enterprise related issues which in turn has reached households.  A number of startups have found a new arena to learn, improve and develop – apartments and residential complexes. Few companies are creating customized softwares for such residential blocks so as to manage accounts, conduct meetings, reporting problems, monitoring movements …


News, Startup, Venture Capital

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 …


India’s first Online Memorial portal – Shradhanjali.com

As per the founders of Shradhanjali.com, it is India’s first and only memorial portal. It helps us relive lives and memories of our parted loved ones. On this portal, you can make a complete page of your loved ones with biography, photos, videos, family details, condolence messages, background music and set birth and death anniversary reminders for relatives and pass …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Why India is not a “Ideal Place” for Tech / IT startups

Though Bangalore is proving that it is by far and away India’s startup capital, aided in the assumption of this title by the software companies which first put the city on the global map. A strong community of engineers with global work experience, savvy customers and growing pools of early-stage capital, are transforming the city into a global startup hub, …

25 key lessons Eric Schmidt taught us on Nasscom meet at NewDelhi

  Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt stopped by in Bangalore and spent about 4 hours at the Google’s office in the city, talking to employees. Schmidt also met with senior government functionaries in Delhi, to talk about Google’ joint initiative with Nasscom and Microsoft India to help start-up companies in India.

Participate in Manthan Awards 2012 ,venue India Habitat Center, New Delhi

 Manthan Awards 2012 ,New Delhi Participate in Manthan Awards 2012 which is a first of its kind initiative in India to recognize the best practices in e-Content and Creativity. It (http://www.manthanaward.org) was launched on 10th October ‘2004. Manthan Award 2012 VENUE : India Habitat Center, New Delhi Date: 1st December 2012, Saturday Time: Registration starts at 08:30 AM [For exhibitors, reporting …

Upcoming startup events in Hyderabad, you dont want to miss this year

Startup events in hyderabad  November 16, 2012 Anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders …

TouringTalkies makes bus travel less boring with IPES

Bus travel is one of the most common mediums of inter-city transportation in India. Every day, millions of passengers travel from one city to another, spending between 5 and 20 hours sitting or sleeping in a bus. TouringTalkies’ value proposition is to provide high-definition, on-demand, personal entertainment to these passengers. India’s first and only on-demand mass transportation personal entertainment system …

NASSCOM Launches Social Innovation Honours 2013 with Genpact

NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours provides an excellent opportunity to the winners to interact and network with the leaders of the IT industry alongwith offering a platform to join the network of the past winners for access to additional training, funding and networking opportunities. In it’s 5th edition now, the foundation has launched NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours 2013 in partnership with Genpact. The Honours is …

Why India lacks good Software Product Startups?

India still lacks in producing good Software Product Companies. It may be largely due to the fact that we don’t have good Product professionals – in Product, Engineering and Marketing Area.  The present Indian Product Companies focus too much on west and aping them rather than finding out products that will be made for India.  Even if you build a product …

Petition: Against SOPA and PIPA – The web is meant to be “Open for all”

Petition Against SOPA and PIPA – The web is meant to be “Open for all” SOPA/PIPA is an attempt by the US congress to STOP piracy on the internet. But it takes away the freedom of expression, increases cyber-security risk and undermines the dynamic and innovative global Internet. Many will agree with me, that we will be not who we …

How to get a patent in India? How much it costs?

How to get your idea patented in India? On February 14th 1876, Alexander Graham Bell applied for a Patent that could transmit speech electrically, beating rival, Elisha Gray, by just 2 hours. Later, when Gray later filed a lawsuit. The courts awarded the patent to Bell, who went down in history as the official inventor of “the telephone”.