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Jugnoo Closes Series ­B funding at $10M

​India’s leading on­ demand auto rickshaw aggregator, Jugnoo has closed its Series­ B round of funding at Rs. 66 crores led by Paytm with participation from Snow Leopard, Rocketship.vc, and Freecharge CEO and founder Kunal Shah.

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IndiQus Technologies acquires a data analytics startup Amicus Technologies

Indian Cloud Infrastructure integrator, IndiQus Technologies has completed the acquisition of Delhi-based data analytics startup Amicus Technologies, in an all-stock deal

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SETTING UP A STARTUP

Establishing a successful start-up business is not limited to merely coming up with a great idea and executing it in the market. To run a successful start-up, founders are required to make long term decisions and a foresight to take the business to the next level. It is imperative, that due attention be paid to legal and compliance issues pertaining to setting up of business operations. Issues that entrepreneurs planning a start-up should keep in mind before launching, are discussed below.

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RATAN TATA INVESTS IN CASHBACK LEADER CASHKARO.COM

CashKaro raised 25 crores in Series A two months ago, making it the most well-funded company in the Cashback space CashKaro.com, India’s largest Cashback & Coupons Site has raised an undisclosed amount from Ratan Tata, the Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons. The funding comes just two months after the Gurgaon based startup raised Rs 25 crores in its Series A funding led by Kalaari Capital.

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STARTUP INDIA: NEED TO WALK THE TALK

Sentiments which can largely be grouped as positivity have surrounded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of the road map of the Startup India, Standup India policy on Saturday (January 16). Especially as it comes at a time where many believe that the high that has surrounded the startup space is vaporizing with a sense of realism diffusing into the sector riddled by news of layoffs, scale backs and increasing investor caution.

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StartUps cheer leg up from Narendra Modi

On expected lines, Narendra Modi’s announcements to boost statups on Saturday met with with huge appreciation from all stakeholders in India’s new sunshine sector. Dinesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, IndiaMart.Com, said, “These policies should be applicable to all startups including MSMEs in manufacturing, trading, retailing and services sector.” Most entreprenuers felt that the roadmap laid down by the Prime Minister will not only benefit new age tech companies but also the MSME sector.

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TIME TO BITE INTO FOOD TECH

Food-tech is the next big thing in Startups. But disruption into the agriculture sector, is the need of the hour. Introducing research and technology will kick start innovation in food-tech.

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Entrepreneurship and job creation: A conundrum

It is true that successful entrepreneurs can build large corporate businesses. But only 5 percent of the startups can become such companies. Does the government know these risks?

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JD FOR BIZ DEVELOPMENT ROLE AT WOOP

Startup – Selected amongst the top 20 startups for the BW accelerate program- Fitness Segment Business Development Role : The role would include identification and on-boarding of various partners in the fitness segment. We are looking for motivated individuals to join the core team and who want to be part of the next big idea. If you are up for a challenge, thrilled at the prospect of solving problems, willing to experiment and learn, and ready to ride the ups and downs of life in a startup – we have a job for you.

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Will PM's Startups Policy Foster A Culture Of Innovation?

This Saturday (January 16, 2016) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to launch “Start-up India 2016”. The prime minister is also expected to announce various initiatives by his government to foster the culture of entrepreneurship. The response has already been so overwhelming that there were over 200,000 requests for the passes from entrepreneurs across the country. Unfortunately, since the venue will be able to house not more than 1,350 people, many will have to contend with watching the live telecast of the event on Doordarshan. The ultimate question – however – is how far will the initiative succeed?

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