• 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 certain...

  • 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 is co...

  • Eight start-ups in 5th batch of 'Target Accelerator Programme'

    Bengaluru: Retail services provider Target India on wednesday announced the fifth batch of its 'Target Accelerator Programme' (TAP) with eight start-ups which were selected to develop innovative technology solutions. The selected start-ups will work in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine l...

  • Building a brand? No sweat, say Madikeri farmers

    Coovercolly Indresh Madikeri: Selling agricultural produce through a brand name is no longer restricted to big firms and MNCs. Even farmers can pull it off, with a little help from state and central governments. Take for example the two-year-old Sri Bhagandeshwara Horticulture Farmers' Producers Com...

  • Karnataka offers Rs 400 cr fund to mentor 100 start-ups

    Bengaluru: Karnataka would provide Rs 400 crore fund to mentor 100 start-ups with idea validation, incubation facilities and expertise in accounting and legal norms, said state IT and BT Minister Priyank Kharge on Tuesday. "We will identify 100 innovative start-ups from across the state through the ...

  • Tech startups: Alternative investment option for HNIs?

    By Pramod DsouzaIndia is ranked 3rd in global list of tech driven startups (behind the US and the UK) with around 4200 startups (source: weforum.com, Oct-2016). Tech ecosystem in India is very conducive to startups, especially in cities like Bengaluru and Pune. Many college grads and young crowd in...

  • nubia Z17 Mini: Tough competition to Oppo, Vivo camera phones

    By Sourabh KuleshNew Delhi: The fight for camera performance has got intense in the mid-price segment, with Chinese smartphone makers Oppo and Vivo giving their best deals for the Indian consumers till date.Another camera-centric Chinese player, nubia, has joined the fray with the Z17 Mini that come...

  • Coming of age: Start-ups should move to next level, says Nasscom

    By Aparajita Gupta New Delhi: The Indian start-up ecosystem is evolving and it is time for stakeholders to move to the next level and collaborate with the external eco-system, says K.S. Vishwanathan, Vice President at Nasscom."It is now time for the companies to move to the next level of mid-stage a...

  • NetApp launches its first startup accelerator in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: US-based storage and data management company NetApp on Wednesday announced the launch of the NetApp Excellerator programme in Bengaluru, the companys first startup nurturing initiative in the country.The programme was launched at the new 15-acre NetApp campus here in the presence of IT ex...

  • Google to mentor six more Indian start-ups

    New Delhi/Bengaluru: Google on Wednesday said it will mentor six more Indian start-ups in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) at its developers' launchpad in San Francisco from July 17."Six Indian start-ups have been selected for the two-week mentorship bootcamp to help them learn...

  • Impact Guru partners with GlobalGiving to scale crowdfunding in India

    Bengaluru: Impact Guru, India's leading crowdfunding platform for NGOs, medical and personal causes, has entered into a strategic partnership with US and UK based GlobalGiving, the world's first and largest non-profit crowdfunding platform. "The partnership will enable vetted Indian NGOs and social...

  • Tier 2 cities come of age, make a mark in IT exports

    Submitted by Kumuda on Tue, 2016-11-29 19:51 Bengaluru: Guess how much Tier 2 cities in Karnataka contribute to the state’s share in India’s IT exports.A whopping Rs 4,000 crores, that is how much! It may be only 3.75 per cent per cent of the state’s entire exports worth 1.25 lakh rupees,...