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Venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) firms cut investments in Indian start-ups by almost a quarter on a sequential basis in the three months to March, the second consecutive quarter they did so, as investors starved of exits and fearful of souring bets hold back cash. Investors infused some $1.15 billion into Indian start-ups […]

It goes without saying that a CFO should have proven success and appropriate experience in a mid- to high-level financial role within a VC-backed company. But there are several other seemingly ‘soft’ skills and traits that shouldn’t be underestimated. The role has undergone a large-scale transformation over the last decade. Thanks to the infectious nature […]

Along with virtual reality, Facebook Live and other in-house projects, Facebook is now venturing into the hyperlocal services segment in India. The social networking giant  has introduced the services rather discreetly into the market. One can now look for spas, pet services, and even event planners on the page. This step marks the move of […]

Saving a great business idea is one thing, but starting a new venture is another. Setting up one’s own venture involves a lot of legalities and first-time entrepreneurs are rarely able to fully comprehend the implications of various legal terms and conditions. If you are embarking on an entrepreneurial journey or are on the verge […]

The government on Tuesday has introduced 100% FDI in the marketplace model of e-commerce retailing with a view to attract more foreign investments. A marketplace entity will be permitted to enter into transactions with sellers registered on its platform on business-to-business basis, DIPP said. It said that an e-commerce firm, however, will not be permitted […]