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Entrepreneurs often have to wear many hats and deal with a number of problems from day one of starting their business. But a key problem that entrepreneurs face even before they start a business is id...
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The mutual benefits are many.
Merger talks with Flipkart have dragged on because of differences over valuation.
To start with, they don’t focus enough on paperwork!
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'They need to focus on social problems'.
The Japanese conglomerate has already ploughed about $2 billion into minority stakes in Indian e-commerce businesses.
Is the startup party over?
"No one sits at their desks and gets their work done."
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You have a great startup, and now you want more and more people to talk about it. Wait a minute... think! There are literally hundreds and thousands of you. Startups seem to be growing at almost the s...
They were not allowed to use the toilet or contact their family members.
Online homestay aggregator Stayzilla has halted operations.
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“When you write the story of your life, don't let anyone else hold the pen”.
The company is laying off 600 employees in a cost cutting push in the latest round of retrenchments.
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Rome wasn't built in a day. It happened brick by brick. Those mini milestone and victories are signs of progress. You are heading in the right direction. Celebrate these wins. Recognise and reward tho...
Spirituality for the entrepreneur.
Starting your own business can be challenging to say the least. Most young entrepreneurs, can easily find harsher adjective to describe that initial climb that comes with taking matters into your own...
The failure of my first startup was the best thing that happened to my business career.
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"Here's to the crazy ones—the misfits, the rebels, the trouble makers, the round pegs in the square holes—the ones who see things differently." -Steve Jobs, legendary founder of Apple. Ent...
"An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ri...
In this post, we will discuss the impact of GST on small businesses and startups with a turnover of up to ₹50 lakh. Now, the GST has a concept of “composition scheme”, where one has to pay tax @1 or 2% on the total turnover with fewer compliances. However, this system is full of technical traps, and believe me, even a small mistake can cost you lakhs of rupees in penalties.
Start-ups sometimes struggle to pick the right candidate. In their quest to find the most talented person, many start-ups end up appointing the most talented job-seeker instead. The smart way to start the search is to look within your own business network and then evaluate them using the following strategies.
It has been predicted that by the year 2016, the number of app downloads will reach over 211 billion. By 2017, it will be 254 billion. So you can rest assured that the app market displays no signs of slowing down. Yet, not every app developer can make the cut despite their ambitions to make the next big mobile app.
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Most startups are so focused on growth, they tend to neglect data security, not realizing that a breach can have serious implications, including sensitive information landing in the wrong hands, lawsuits, loss of customer trust or even a ruined reputation.
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The RBI has been a great champion for fintech startups. The support of the RBI in terms of guidance and on a policy level has allowed fintech companies to flourish in an otherwise regulated and monitored financial environment in India. I would, however, like to address a few concerns regarding changes needed in this ecosystem.
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No hassles during bereavement.
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Online grocery delivery provider, Grofers, is retrenching about 10 per cent of its workforce and has reportedly withdrawn 67 job offers to campus graduates, becoming the latest startup to prune costs...
On 21 June, the Government of India took a significant step towards making India the most open economy in the world. Through this reform it has allowed 100% FDI in food retail, civil aviation and 74% in private security agency and pharmaceutical businesses. This step comes at a time when the Indian start-up network is witnessing one of the hottest summer seasons of the past few years.
I was riveted by stories about the Everest and the trek to its base camp (EBC) since my childhood and now here I was, standing under the intimidating peak, marvelling at its beauty. On the last day of our trek as the GOQii Titans, as we conquered physical, emotional and intellectual obstacles, I could not help but see the similarity between the climb and the entrepreneurial journey that we undertake on a day-to-day basis in our unending quest to reinvent ourselves and be the best in what we do.