Start-up Current Affairs, GK & News

International start-up hubs ranking 2021

International start-up hubs ranking 2021 was recently compiled and published by Start-up Genome for its annual Global Start-up Ecosystem Report 2021. Key Points As per the comprehensive ranking of international start-ups, London, Mumbai and Bangalore have been featured among the world’s top start-up hubs. London maintained the second-place ranking along with the New York for second consecutive year, despite ..

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India to Launch ‘Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme’

The government has announced for the launch of Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) on January 29, 2021. Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) The scheme will be launched with a corpus of Rs 945 crore. The scheme was launched with the aim of providing the financial assistance to start-ups for the product trials, market-entry, ..

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ACT program launched by the start-up community

The start-ups in India have collectively launched the ACT (Action COVID-19 Team) project with 100 crore INR grants to speed up initiatives to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. About the Program The ACT or Active COVID-19 Team is a program launched collectively by the start-up community. The program was launched with the following objectives: Provision of ..

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Odisha signs MoU with HDFC to strengthen start-ups

The state government of Odisha recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank, to strengthen its start-ups. Under the agreement signed between the Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) department of Odisha and the bank, HDFC would lend incubation support to the start-up units of the state, so that they are able to ..

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister to chair National Startup Advisory Council

The Union government on Tuesday, 21st January 2020 notified the structure of the National Start-up Advisory Council, which will be chaired by the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry. The Council will advise the Centre on steps to be taken to create a strong environment for start-up companies in India. The committee will have non-official ..

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