FinTech Current Affairs, GK & News

Manthan- SEBI Ideathon

The Chairperson of SEBI, Madhabi Puri Buch has launched the ideathon ‘Manthan’, to promote innovations. Overview: India is currently well-positioned to develop and use technology in the securities market sector so as to deliver customized solutions at minimal cost to every individual across the nation. The ideathon was launched after Buch highlighted that financial technology’s ..

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What is a Deccahorn?

Deccahorns are private firms whose value exceeded over ten billion USD. Recently Swiggy has become the fourth Indian company to earn the tag. The other three companies that hold the tag already are Paytm, a FinTech, Oyo (a hotel aggregator) and Byjus (an Edtech). Facebook was the first Deccahorn. It earned the tag in 2007. ..

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NASSCOM Study on Start-ups

NASSCOM is National Association of Software and Service Companies. It is a non – governmental organization and it works to expand IT sector of India. According to a recent study of NASSCOM, the startup ecosystem in India has increased twice. Between 2020 and 2021, the startup industry of the country has grown to 330 billion ..

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Flipkart: New Startup Programmes

LEAP is the new start up programme of Flipkart. It is also called Leap Ahead. It aims to help the start ups in India. Under this LEAP programme, Flipkart is to implement two programmes. They are FLIN and FLA. FLIN is Flipkart Leap Innovation Network. FLA is Flipkart Leap Ahead. About LEAP It will invest ..

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Goa to host 2nd edition of Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit 2019

The 2nd edition of Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit is being organized in Goa on 6-7 December 2019 for Fund Managers and Limited Partners of Top Global Venture Capital (VC) Firms. The summit is being organized by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in ..

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NASSCOM Report: India-third largest startups hub in the world

The Nasscom report on Indian Tech Start-Up Ecosystem said that India continues to the third largest start-up ecosystem after China and US. India has added more than 1300 tech start-ups in 2019 according to the report. Between January to September in 2019, there were 8900 to 9300 startups as compared to 7700-8200 a year ago. ..

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