FM proposes investment clearance cell to help entrepreneurs in project funding

FM said entrepreneurship is the spirit of India and has been its strength. So the government will create more opportunities for entrepreneurs. Representational image New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to set up an investment clearance cell to assist startup owners/entrepreneurs in funding. Further, she said a new portal will be set up for this purpose. […]

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Yediyurappa hopes to convert investment proposals at Davos into reality in Karnataka

BENGALURU : he Karnataka government on Thursday said it will host the much delayed global investors’ meet (GIM) in November to create more formal jobs, considering the state’s shrinking agriculture sector, which has been hit by several natural calamities. The GIM with the theme, ‘Innovate Now, Growth Forever’, is scheduled for 3-5 November in Bengaluru, Karnataka chief […]

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In the new year 2020, do not make these 8 investment mistakes

The year 2019 saw the economy on shaky ground and many corporate scams get unearthed. This gave many a sleepless nights for investors across various asset classes. On the equity market front, the barometer index, BSE Sensex, hit its all-time high in 2019, where there were days when it zoomed more than 1,000 points. At […]

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How a Mumbai-based CA and investment banker raised $250 million for their clients in 4 years

Chirag Jain grew up listening to his family talk about financial services. His father had started Ashika Group, a diversified financial services business. According to Chirag, the Kolkata-based company had grown into one of India’s largest financial services entities by the late nineties. Once Chirag became a CA, he joined the family business and wanted to start […]

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Centre to discuss on pension fund investment in startups: DPIIT Secretary

Inter-ministerial body will also examine call for priority sector lending The government will initiate discussion on the possibility of channelising a part of employee provident fund (EPF) investments into financing startups, a senior government official has said. “There is a major demand from startups for the government pension fund in India to carve out a […]

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The Equivocal Business Of Women In The Music Industry

Do you recognise the woman on Germany’s 100 Deutsche Mark bill? It’s Clara Schumann, one of the few known female composers and pianists of classical music. Few women in the 19th century made it to fame in music-related professions. While Clara Schumann was not as known for her own compositions during her lifetime, her recent […]

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