Indian women entrepreneurs: Breaking barriers & achieving success
A quote from Ruth Bader Ginsberg is quite topical “As women achieve power, the barriers will fall. As society sees what women can do, as women see what women can do, there will be more women out there doing things, and we’ll all be better off for it.”
Only six of India's 51 unicorns that have filed results were profitable in FY22
Only six of India’s 51 unicorns that have filed FY22 (2021-22) results with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) were profitable as companies were prioritising growth over the last two years with billions of dollars flowing into the country’s startup ecosystem.
Indian unicorns sitting on lofty valuations with higher revenue multiples than global peers
A majority of India’s unicorns are sitting on lofty valuations with higher revenue multiples than their global peers, which would make it extremely difficult for companies to raise fresh funds at existing or higher valuations, at a time when startups are battling a slowdown in demand amid a deepening funding winter.
FM Sitharaman announces a slew of measures to boost start-ups in India
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced in her budget speech proposed the extension of the date of incorporation for income tax benefits to start-ups from 31.03.23 to 31.3.24. The FM also proposed to increase the benefit of carrying forward losses for startups to 10 years.
A Larger Domestic Capital Pool Is What India Needs
The Start-up ecosystems are a pillar of our country's growth and economic development. India has seen rapid growth and development in all aspects. As per reports, India saw a staggering jump in the number of start-ups in just six years, going from 471 in 2016 to more than 84,000 in 2022 recognized by the Government which has reported the creation of more than 8.5 lakh jobs as on November 2022.
AI will play a very big role in India’s tech story’–25 quotes on India business opportunities
Launched in 2014, StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week (see the previous edition here). Share these 25 gems and insights from the week of December 19–January 1 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights. See our special compilation of quotes related to India’s pandemic responses here.
As investors get ready for global headwinds, 2023 will be the year of start-ups
The year 2023 could, well, be the year of start-ups. Both founders and experts feel Indian start-ups and investors are ready to face global headwinds and build resilience in the future. A recent report by Redseer Strategy Consultants confirms this, when it says that India has significant room for growth in the public market cap compared to other countries and has a strong pipeline of over 80 IPOs of profitable start-ups over the next five years.
Budget 2023 Wish List: India needs to emphasize on capacity building for emerging sectors, aid startups for country's march to the top
It’s that time of the year when the festive spirit is palpable in the air – the much-needed break to be spent with family and friends. However, if we draw the biblical reference of Santa into our business conversation, probably it is apt to say that as everybody looks forward to Santa granting them their wishes, the business community looks forward to the Finance Ministry taking note of their budget wish list. Yes, this is the time of the year when the government and business community get ready.
Agri consumer brand Eggoz raises $8.8M led by IvyCap Ventures
Eggoz, an indigenous brand that focuses on bringing high-quality, chemical and antibiotic-free, farm-fresh eggs from local farmers straight to consumer tables, today announced that it has raised $8.8 Million (Rs 66 Cr) in a series B funding round led by Mumbai-based IvyCap Ventures Pvt Ltd. The round also saw participation from the existing investors NABVENTURES, Avaana Capital, and Rebright Partners and other angel investors: Vishesh Khurana - Co-Founder Shiprocket, Ankit Mehrotra, Sahil Jain, Nikhil Bakshi, Vivek Kapoor – Founders dineout, Khalid Qazi – VP Swiggy, and others. Sprout Capital worked as an investment banker for the transaction.
Women's Entrepreneurship Day: 4 lady bosses from Indian startups on how to slay the challenges and what’s the reality
For sure, India has come a long way with empowerment of women. However, the sixth economic census by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation showing women comprise just 13.76% of the total entrepreneurs in India is nothing to write home about. This is just 8.05 million out of the total 58.5 million entrepreneurs.
Find A Checklist For Successful Exit Strategy
Aspiring for better returns is given and is critical to every stakeholder in the business. Whereas, experts also mention that business is all about the team. The team should continue to work with the same motivation even after the transaction. The key is open communication and being transparent.
Startups get the edge over corporates in hiring talents amid the ‘Great Resignation’ era
n a recent press conference, Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said that India has approximately 75,000 startups and 7.46 lakh jobs have been created by the Indian startup ecosystem so far.
Jump at the chance: Where do Indian startups stand in Rupee’s southward journey?
The Indian rupee that recently slumped to an all-time low against the US counterpart has created adversities for most sectors, but adversity also creates opportunity and an opportunity is all that a startup requires.
Vikram Gupta, Founder of IvyCap on India’s journey to build 300 unicorns by 2030
Anchored by the IIT Alumni Trust, IvyCap Ventures Advisors Pvt. Ltd. was founded by Vikram Gupta in 2011. A seasoned investor with 25 years of experience in diverse business settings, Vikram worked in Private Equity, Business Consulting, M&A, Strategy and Operations in Healthcare and Life