In 2007, the Government of India set up a new branch called the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. This ministry envisions a bright future for the MSME sector- they’d like to grow and develop the sector to their full potential. To do so, they’ve put in place various policies and methods of funding… Continue reading Policies & Funding for MSMEs
Planning to raise funds for your startup? Read why we didn’t!
When we started working on SahiGST in late 2016, GST was a huge buzzword in business & political circles. In the months to come, some startups started to show up who were focused on this opportunity. Some of them got angel funded while some have much larger VC backed war-chest. As we started SahiGST, we… Continue reading Planning to raise funds for your startup? Read why we didn’t!
FinTech – Emerging Investment Themes Globally
[6 min read] With $5.3B+ poured into 360+ deals, FinTech seems to be a favourite among investors. Here are a few quick bits on the FinTech funding scene. This piece is based on Neha Singh’s talk at the August Edition of Startup Saturday, Neha is the co-founder of research and analytics firm Tracxn[More on them below] Investment… Continue reading FinTech – Emerging Investment Themes Globally
Accelerators and incubators – Quick 101
Starting up can be a very gruelling journey and having a support system in place can greatly increase odds of success. Institutions such as startup accelerators and incubators are environments that are conducive to startup growth. The March edition of Startup Saturday saw a panel with an interesting mix of speakers. Rahul Gupta from India’s leading… Continue reading Accelerators and incubators – Quick 101
How to fund your startup @ Startup Saturday Pune
This Startup Saturday (Pune) was perhaps the most interesting one, since it dealt with funding. One of the most notable aspect of today’s meet was the contribution of audience was as remarkable as that of the dignitaries on the dais.