Start-Ups Current Affairs, GK & News

Neobank: India’s 100th Unicorn Start-up

Open, a Bengaluru-based neobank platform has become the 100th unicorn start-up in India. What is the valuation of Open? The start-up has raised fresh funds that increased its valuation to USD 1 billion. The new investment round to raise funds was led by IIFL, a Mumbai-based investment firm along with the existing investors, Temasek, Tiger ..

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India Water Pitch-Pilot Scale Start-up Conclave

On 12th March 2022, a national level ‘India Water Pitch-Pilot-Scale Start-up Conclave’ will be organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in New Delhi. Overview: This conclave is being organized with an aim of starting communication with Start-ups in the water sector. During the conclave, Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban ..

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‘Business Blasters’ Investment Summit

The Delhi government will be holding Business Blasters Investment Summit and Expo with the aim of providing a bigger platform to the young entrepreneurs. This summit will be held on March 5. Overview: During this event, 100 or more business ideas by student entrepreneurs will be selected and showcased. This will provide an opportunity to ..

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National Start-up Awards 2021

Government of India announced the winners of “National Start-up Awards 2021” and felicitated 46 start-ups for their contribution in their respective sectors. Key Facts Government also conferred an incubator and an accelerator with the award during this ceremony. This marked the second edition of National Start-up Awards. Applications were invited from 15 sectors and 49 ..

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Italy unveils G20 Innovation League

The Italian Presidency of the G20 grouping has unveiled “G20 Innovation League”, in a bid to create a sustainable future. G20 Innovation League It is a new and unique initiative that have been designed to drive forward innovative projects, which in turn will help in creating a sustainable future. It will bring together the most ..

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Budget 2021: Compliance for one-person companies reduced

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, has announced in the Budget 2021 that the government have planned to reduce the compliances for one person companies (OPC). This would help in promotion of the entrepreneurship and innovation in India. Highlights The One Person Companies (OPC) are the companies that are having only one member and ..

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