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Don Valentine, founder of Sequoia Capital passes away

Don Valentine (87), an American venture capitalist who founded Sequoia Capital, has passed away in Woodside, Calif. Valentine spent nearly 40 years working in Silicon Valley, and Sequoia Capital is widely credited with cementing California’s Bay Area as the tech powerhouse it is today.

Atal Innovation Mission

The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a flagship initiative of the NITI Aayog. This aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the country and create an environment for the same. Objectives of AIM The objective of AIM is to create, develop and promote an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship across the country which will exist ..

India ranked 17th in StartupBlink’s 2019 Startup Ecosystem Ranking

The global startup ecosystem map Startupblink has released its latest 2019 Startup Ecosystem Ranking. In it, India has been ranked 17th out of 100 countries, based on the strength of its startup ecosystem. The index is topped by United States, followed by UK, Canada, Israel, and Australia. The ranking is carried out on the basis ..

Goa venue of 2018 Startup India Venture Capital Summit

On December 07, the Annual Startup India Venture Capital Summit 2018 has been organised by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in collaboration with the Government of Goa with theme ‘Mobilizing Global Capital for Innovation in India’ in Goa. The focus of the Summit was on the huge return-generating potential of India’s vast ..

The 2018 Venture Capital Symposium organized by NITI Aayog

On May 18, the Venture Capital Symposium 2018 is organized by NITI Aayog in association with Vision India Foundation in New Delhi to deepen the economic relationships between France and India. The purpose of the event is to support the Start-up India programme. The event facilitates interactions between French investors, Indian investors, Indian start-ups and ..

India ranked 37th in global startup ecosystem

India has been ranked 37th out of 125 countries in global startup ecosystem in 2017, according to latest report released by global startup ecosystem map Startupblink. The Startupblink is a global startup ecosystem map with tens of thousands of registered startups, coworking spaces, and accelerators. The list was topped by the United States, followed by ..

Angel Investment

The new digital age entrepreneurship have come a long way from traditional start-ups especially in amount and kind of investments needed. Looking at history of technology firms it is apparent that it takes comparatively lesser investment than previously to start-up a business. Just about 25-30 years back, it was evident that the initial technology product ..