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  • Start-up finance: Six ways to win at fundraising as a woman founder

    New Delhi: Starting and scaling-up a business needs capital. Right capital, be it equity or debt or grant, can often be the critical difference between a successful business and the one that didn't make it. And yet, it looks like too few women are getting this capital. Reports show that...

  • Wilson's Food Products: The master of chikki

    Bengaluru: Chikki is a traditional Indian sweet made from jaggery and groundnuts. Famous for its unique taste, it is eaten by both rich and poor. But its popularity has also resulted in wide variations in quality. There are different assortments of chikki, starting with the most famous...

  • Scent: The James Bond of hairdressing

    Bengaluru: Gone are the days when men and women felt satisfied with the tacky neighbourhood hair salon. With the steady growth in incomes, media boom, and changing social mores, people now are very conscious of how they look. This explains the explosion in high-end salons in Metros. And Bengaluru...

  • Mad about cheese? Then head to '10 Cuts of Cheese' in B'luru

    Bengaluru: There is good news for discerning cheese lovers. You can savour great cheese right in Bengaluru at '10 Cuts of Cheese' - a startup that aims to introduce customers to international branded cheese and local artisanal varieties. The brain behind the startup is Christopher Albuquerque,...

  • KE and IIFL enter into a collaboration programme to benefit members

    Bengaluru: Kanara Entrepreneurs (KE) and IIFL, one of India's leading wealth management and NBFC companies, held a joint session on Oct 27 at the Grand Magrath Hotel entering into a collaboration for a period of one year. The inaugural session was addressed by Nirmal Jain, co-founder...

  • Petroleum Ministry launches Rs 320 cr startup fund

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In a novel initiative by the Petroleum Ministry, 10 oil and gas companies under it on Wednesday launched a startup programme for entrepreneurs with a fund corpus of Rs 320 crore to be disbursed over a 3-year period to support innovations in the energy sector.The scheme was...

  • Bengaluru start-ups tackle mental health issues with technology

    Bengaluru: At a time when India is listed as being home to among the most depressed citizens of the world, Bengaluru has been witnessing a steady change in its start-up space, with a number of firms coming up to address the issues around mental health using technology. According to a World...

  • Need to turn development into mass movement: Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he wanted to create an environment where development becomes a mass movement just as what Mahatma Gandhi transformed the freedom struggle into. 'Gandhiji made freedom struggle a mass movement. Every government has tried to take India...

  • Come together to make India a world leader: 'Super 30' founder

    New York: Anand Kumar, the founder of 'Super 30', on Monday urged Indians to come together to make the country a world leader. Speaking at the India Day parade at Madison Square in New York, Kumar said: 'Now, we all should come together to help India achieve its old status of world leader in...

  • Connecting creativity: The story of Fuzia

    There's a Chinese saying: 'When sleeping women wake, mountains will move.' Undoubetdly, founders of Fuzia have taken the first step in this regard. Five years ago, an 11-year-old girl was quick to realize that she could influence a six-year-old girl to dream big through her writing. This made...

  • An ingenious man: DK farmer shows the way for areca growers

    Belthangady: Dakshina Kannada is known for commercial crops such as areca nut (also known as betel nut) and coconut. People are attracted to these crops as they have more commercial value than food grains. But areca nut growers are dependent upon brokers who purchase areca from growers for a...

  • Bengaluru ITE.Biz 2017 to be held from Nov 16-18

    Bengaluru: City's ITE.Biz 2017 will be held from Nov 16-18 at Palace Grounds. Announcing the dates and releasing the logo on Monday, IT Minister Priyank Kharge said the government was doing all it can to encourage IT. 'Bengaluru is the software capital. It is one of the top cities as far IT-BT...