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[Weekly funding roundup] Investments in startups down 76pc this week as India prepared for election results

Startup funding activity saw a significant slowdown in the fourth week of May ahead of the announcement of results for the Lok Sabha polls. Votes were counted on Thursday, and the incumbent Bhartiya Janata Party-led government returned to power with a strong majority. The week to Friday saw only $45.6 million raised across nine deals, down 76 percent from the previous week, when ... Read More »

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Highlight Small Businesses’ Need to be Prepared

With recovery starting after Hurricane  Harvey in Houston and Floridians just beginning to emerge after Hurricane Irma, it a good reminder for  small businesses everywhere to rethink their preparedness.  Meanwhile businesses in both locations will be facing the challenge to try to rebuild. Small Businesses After Disasters Big box retailers and huge businesses in the area are more likely to have ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Maker Says 2 Lakh Rs. 251 phones prepared, Will launch ‘most inexpensive’ HD LED television

the sector’s cheapest phone at Rs. 251 (less than $4) is right here, sooner or later. Its makers, the Noida-based totally startup Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, say they have got made it feasible notwithstanding allegations from various quarters that the sort of smartphone might no longer see the light of the day. Even an FIR was lodged towards the agency. ... Read More »