We always don’t get what we want, but we do move closer to the goal. Likewise the budget wasn’t the ideal for startups but will provide a better ecosystem that what we had last year. Last year, startups took a real beating with the inefficient rollout of the goods and services tax (GST), a return of the angel tax bogey and demonetisation, even though some ventures benefited immensely. While some major concerns remain unaddressed, there was some cause for cheer.
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Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley is all buckled up to present the Union Budget 2018 of India for the fiscal year 2018-19 on February 1. This is going to be the last full-fledged budget presented by the Modi Government before the 2019 General Elections.
Looking at the current landscape of the startup industry, we present to our readers a pre-budget series providing a comprehensive analysis of the general state of affairs of key sectors in India including agriculture, eCommerce, logistics, health, education and real estate from the lens of the startup ecosystem. This series also comes with the expectations of different stakeholders in the Indian startup landscape from the upcoming budget 2018.
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“Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.”
Suparnaa an author, artiste & an entrepreneur, just as curious about the startup world as she is about leadership traits and the dots in between. For over 17 years she experimented with different mediums including Radio, TV, Print, Events and now the World Wide Web. She also founded an initiative to promote Gender Equity named womanendangered.org that is partnered with leanin.org, Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg’s brainchild.
Today with her startup “#LikeaBoss Simply with Suparnaa” she is sharing stories of startup founders & leaders alike.
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Qrius earlier started as ‘The Indian Economist’ back in January of 2013 is a leading digital magazine that focuses on publishing high quality articles and opinion pieces on business & economics, policy, politics, culture, foreign affairs and more.
With a broad range of In House Analysts, Contributors from around the globe, and over 100 content sharing partnerships with organisations from across the world, they aim to present to the reader a unique perspective on the most important issues of the day in various fields. Their Moto is ‘For the curious Mind’ as they developed Qrius into forum where curious minds meet and discuss a diverse range of subject areas that affect business, politics and society in general.
Entrepreneurship Cell got an opportunity to interview Mr Manan Vyas founder of Qrius, and brings to you the story of Qrius this Sunday
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An entrepreneur is not the one who owns a business, but someone who make things happen. This Sunday Entrepreneurship Cell brings to you the story of Sonia Swaroop Choksi, a dynamic and versatile personality, and her take on Entrepreneurship.
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“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.” With our Prime Minister dreaming of a Digital India with quality education reaching the most inaccessible corners driven by Digital Learning, this Sunday brings to you a startup which takes democratisation of education to another level.
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For many growing up in India, education means getting a degree. That is the main reason that some people don’t really find their work life actually interesting down the line! Recruiters also don’t find them competent enough on their skill set. The picture is dismal on both the sides!
This Sunday we bring you the Story of Rachit Jain (Founder Youth4work) who is set to solve this particular problem and has set a goal to skill profile 1 Billion people across the globe, improve their skills and showcase it to the companies to get right people onboard.
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Start-ups have become integral units of our modern society. It is so deep rooted and obvious in the present world that life without it would be tough. You might not agree? Let us imagine a day of your life without start-ups- no inshorts, no cab services, no recharge from mobile, no social networking, and no professional links. Sounds tough. Isn’t it? This Sunday we bring you the story of one such start-up which renders services to students in style. We bring an exclusive interview of Mr Amit Hans from Educorp Consultancy Private Limited.
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“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself” – John Dewey
Remember those good old school days, when the major purpose of our life was to have highest collection of Pokemon tazos and not to worry about our future jobs. But even that time we all dreaded learning Math and most of us used to go to private tuitions, ran most of the time by Mom’s highly educated friend.
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Imagine you post a video today on YouTube. The response to that video inspires you to make more videos. 10 years later you become one among the top 100 most influential people on earth. You receive a Padma Shri (The fourth highest civilian award) in India. When people live by the quote “Little drops make an ocean”, they become an inspiration for the whole world. Salman Amin “Sal” Khan is one such inspiration.Born in Louisiana to Asian parents, Khan was motivated in making other people learn. Continue reading “Startup Sunday Season 1 Episode 14 (Khan Academy)”