M&A – A NEW MANTRA FOR SURVIVAL?

Posted on Thursday December 07, 2017

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M&A activities have always retained the interest of the people, each year some of the prolific deals gain worldwide attention and the effects of many of those deals can be experienced globally. According to the 2017 M&A report by BCG, around 26,000 deals were completed worldwide in 2016; which is almost similar to the number

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Risk Associated With Angel Investment

Posted on Tuesday December 05, 2017

Internal Release

According to a study conducted by IBM & Oxford, about 90% of startups fail within the first five years since their inception. While there has been an exhaustive research published on the various reasons for the same and also countermeasures to avoid it, the fact still remains that, though returns if successful could be multifold,

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Global Dynamics of Start-ups and Funding

Posted on Thursday November 23, 2017

Media Coverage

The year was 2010, when I first landed in Tallinn, Estonia. I was the judge on a panel of local and international investors to evaluate Estonian companies who were pitching to us. This was my first visit to Estonia and I had no idea, what to expect. The first pleasant surprise was that their airport

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Portugal is one of the best destinations for startups and growing companies

Posted on Tuesday October 10, 2017

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Kaushal Chokshi is an “architect” in wealth creation. It welcomes the “conquest” by the Web Summit country, but argues that Silicon Valley is not the model. “Portugal is well placed in the ‘knowledge economy’. I believe the country is one of the best destinations for startups and fast-growing companies. “Whoever says it knows what he’s

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Claned – Finnish learning platform challenging the world to learn better

Posted on Thursday August 17, 2017

Media Coverage

Traditional learning solutions are not delivering what students and teachers expect and need. They facilitate top-down instruction delivered by professional teachers; they do not address the challenges of locating relevant expertise to help management and organizing teacher-free peer to peer learning and transfer of expertise. Vesa Perälä, the founder of Claned Group says: “In recent

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Transformative ideas showcased at Airbus Bizlab Bengaluru

Posted on Tuesday July 25, 2017

Media Coverage

Airbus BizLab announced the successful culmination of its second season through a flagship event in Bengaluru. At the event, the start-ups who were selected to work with different Airbus teams in India and across the world over the last six months showcased their concept models and ideas of transforming the aerospace sector. The season two

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Transformative ideas showcased at Airbus Bizlab

Posted on Tuesday July 25, 2017

Media Coverage

Global aircraft manufacturing giant Airbustoday showcased startups selected by it, as part of Airbus BizlabSeason 2 that brought innovative technology by nascant companies including those from India. The season 2 witnessed 5 out of 137 applications fron start-upsfrom nine countries — Newee, Steale Techoligives, EFLIGHT, SYmboismand Qualitas Technologies and they showcased their wares here todayand

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Transformative ideas showcased at Airbus Bizlab Bengaluru

Posted on Tuesday July 25, 2017

Media Coverage

Airbus BizLab announced the successful culmination of its second season through a flagship event in Bengaluru. At the event, the start-ups who were selected to work with different Airbus teams in India and across the world over the last six months showcased their concept models and ideas of transforming the aerospace sector. The season two

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Airbus BizLab flagship event in Bengaluru

Posted on Tuesday July 25, 2017

Media Coverage

Airbus BizLab announced the successful culmination of its second season through a flagship event in Bengaluru. At the event, the start-ups who were selected to work with different Airbus teams in India and across the world over the last six months showcased their concept models and ideas of transforming the aerospace sector. The season two

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Airbus BizLab Season 2 Ends, Call for Season 3 Applications Opens

Posted on Tuesday July 25, 2017

Media Coverage

Season two of Airbus BizLab has ended, and the application period for season three has opened, Airbus said. The season came to a finish after BizLab’s flagship event in Bengaluru, India. BizLab’s second season began in January after receiving 137 applications from nine countries to compete in the start-up competition. Five businesses were selected: Neewee,

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Why Indian angel investors are backing startups from the US to Estonia

Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016

Media Coverage

In June last year, Estonian startup Comfee raised seed funding from a group of investors that included India’s Dewang Neralla, a former director at Financial Technologies India Ltd who backed the venture as part of the Cross Borders Angels (CBA) network. Comfee, now called FlipFlic, makes a solar-powered device that automates the functioning of the

Banker and entrepreneur join hands to build 14 Square a platform for serviced apartments

Posted on Wednesday September 07, 2016

Media Coverage

If you’re a jetsetter and used to living out of a suitcase most days of the week, then the idea of serviced rooms and apartments may not be new to you. However, the concept is still quite new in India. Being business travellers, both Gaurang Chandarana and Prashant were used to staying at different destinations

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Why this family businessman created a venture fund for internet startups

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016

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Promoter-shareholder of Patni Group, Amit Patni comes from a lineage that has seen different stages of digital ecosystem. “My father and his brothers had started Patni computers in the 1970s. We were one of the pioneers in the information technology space across the board,” he says. Over the decades the company grew to close to

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YS Exclusive: Finnish EdTech startup Claned raises EUR 1.3m to expand India operations

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016

Media Coverage

CLANED, a Tekes funded startup based out of Helsinki, has raised a EUR 1.3 million round led by Indian CBA (Cross Border Angels and Investors) members. CBA is an international investor network. This round of funding will help the venture leverage their network and roll out their operations in India. Vesa Perala, Founder of Claned,

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Why this edutech company pivoted after training over 20,000 students

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016

Media Coverage

The education sector today is packed with several edutech startups that aim to make learning easier. Edgefxkits aims to be slightly different from the crop. Established in 1997 as ‘Orbit,’ they have trained thousands of engineering students in the areas of electrical, electronics, and communication. It was in late 2011 that the team decided to

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Startup India Rocks, Goa

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016

Media Coverage

Scaale, a VC Group headquartered in four key markets of SF, London, Barcelona and Mumbai has worked with 500+ companies around the world, with offices in 13 cities globally and a team of 300+ international professionals. Scaale’s mission is to strategically work with companies and support them in becoming micro-multinationals by leveraging on its global

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We Are At Startup India Rocks GOA, And Here’s What We’re Gonna Do

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016

Media Coverage

As we had already announced, we will be covering Startup India Rocks Goa LIVE, in all possible heck of those formats present on earth — live blogs, live streaming (limited sections), live photo ops and lots of other stuff. So here’s a brief of what and how we are gonna do. To start with, I,

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Ashwin Sanzgiri, VP- Capital Group, Scaale, Talks About India’s First Global Startup Event !

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016

Media Coverage

Scaale Inc, a Venture Resource group headquartered in San Francisco, is launching India’s First Ever Global Startup Event this year in Goa! Startup India Rocks, Goa is scheduled on 7th & 8th October 2015 at the beautiful Leela Goa. We spoke with Mr. Ashwin Sanzgiri, Vice-President – Capital Group, Scaale: “Scaale Inc is a VC

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Startup India Rocks Comes to Goa Bringing Investors from Round the Globe

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016

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Scaale, a VC Group headquartered in four key markets of San Francisco, London, Barcelona and Mumbai is organizing India’s first ever global startup event this year in Goa called Startup India Rocks. The event is scheduled on 7th & 8th October 2015 at Leela Hotel. The two-day event is the first of its kind in

Goa-based startup only Indian winner at international summit

Posted on Friday June 24, 2016

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PANAJI: In 2009, two IIT-Kanpur graduates, with successful stints at DRDO, threw all wisdom out of the window and chose not-so-IT-savvy Goa as the base for their geospatial mapping startup. Transerve Technologies, on Thursday, became the only Indian startup to win at India’s first-ever international startup summit, held at a South Goa resort, and which