Government plans idea exchanges, SAARC Summit for startups

  Union Minister of State (MoS) for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman Image: Nguyen Huy Kham/Reuters Almost a year and a half since Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Startup India initiative in January last year; his government has now started the Startup India Hub aimed at an empowering the startup space in the country.Read More

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[Weekend wrap] What’s keeping the startups from scaling beyond the base camp?

In its latest report on the US funding trends, CB Insights recently likened it to a funnel showing how the number of startups moving to the next stage of funding diminished subsequently. For example, if 100 startups received the first round, only 10 startups managed to move to the sixth round of funding, broadly speaking.Read More

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Startups get fund-raise, compliance norm relief

Mumbai/Chennai: In its bid to boost the ecosystem for startups, the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) has notified a slew of operational and compliance relaxations. Key among them is the ability to raise deposits from members, with exemption from procedural compliance for an extended period of five years. “In June 2015, the MCA had enabledRead More

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4 Content Marketing Hacks To Attract High Paying Freelance Clients

  content marketing for freelancers If you work online, you’ve probably heard of content marketing before. In just a few years, it’s become one of the most powerful tools companies use to attract new business. And it works! When you compare businesses that use content marketing to those who don’t, adopters have a nearly sixRead More

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Drug Information Centre Will Reduce Rate of Abuse–Official

  Ibadan, June 21, 2017 (NAN) Prof. Temitope Alonge, Chief Medical Director of University College Hospital(UCH), Ibadan says the hospital has concluded plan to open a Drug Information Centre (DIC) to reduce rate of drug abuse. Alonge made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Wednesday. AccordingRead More

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Drug companies reveal info on gifts to doctors

  Several big-name drug companies in Canada have begun listing how much money they pay out to doctors, hospitals and health care groups, amid concerns that patients have been kept in the dark about the financial ties between their physicians and the pharmaceutical industry. Ten large drug companies are releasing information on their websites, listingRead More

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The Trump news you missed: he asked Comey to jail journalists

  ‘Given how much the media has hampered his administration, Trump’s goal seems to be to snuff it out any way possible.’ Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA By now, everyone has heard the blockbuster news that Trump allegedly asked the FBI director, James Comey, to drop the Michael Flynn investigation. But buried deep inside in the theRead More

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