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    Budget pegs Rs72,394 crore as education outlay for 2016-17

    As part of the pending move, all education credentials of students from Class X onwards would be digitized and kept in a demat format. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New Delhi: The Union budget on Monday allocated Rs.72,394 crore to education in the 2016-17 financial year, an increase of around 5% over the 2015-16 estimate. Of the […]

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    Ola appoints Raghuvesh Sarup as chief marketing officer

    One of the so-called unicorn start-ups in India, Ola has closed over $1.3 billion of external funding so far. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: Taxi-hailing service Ola, owned by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has appointed Raghuvesh Sarup as chief marketing officer (CMO) to strengthen its core leadership team as the company prepares to expand its lead […]

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    Housing.com appoints co-founder Snehil Buxy as chief product officer

    The company that has raised over $100 million in capital from investors like SoftBank, nexus venture partners, changed its business model in November from being a listing portal to focus on only buying and selling of properties. Mumbai: Mumbai-based Locon Solutions Pvt. Ltd that operates the real estate portal Housing.com said on Wednesday that it […]

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    Power2SME names Nandan Nilekani as strategic investor

    Power2SME sources raw materials such as chemicals, additives, inks, paints, metals and polymer commodities for its clients. Bengaluru: Power2SME (BEBB India Pvt. Ltd), a start-up that makes procurement easier for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), announced on Monday that Infosys Ltd co-founder and former Unique Identification Authority of India head Nandan Nilekani has become a […]

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    Venture debt firms see pick up in demand as equity deals slow

    Venture debt firms lend to new economy start-ups which are high-growth companies, asset-light and might have cash burn. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint Mumbai: The slowdown in the availability of equity funding and a downward pressure on valuations in the venture capital ecosystem in the country has emerged as a business opportunity for firms which lend to […]

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    Budget pegs Rs72,394 crore as education outlay for 2016-17

    As part of the pending move, all education credentials of students from Class X onwards would be digitized and kept in a demat format. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New Delhi: The Union budget on Monday allocated Rs.72,394 crore to education in the 2016-17 financial year, an increase of around 5% over the 2015-16 estimate. Of the […]

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    As smartphone sales surge, Indian app makers lure venture capital

    Photo: Mint Bengaluru: Foreign venture funds are stepping up investments in Indian mobile application makers, betting a surge in smartphone sales in the country will drive demand for home-grown apps, mirroring the trend in world’s biggest mobile phone market China. San Francisco-based incubator and venture capital firm 500 Startups on Tuesday launched a $25 million […]

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    Romance as sedition: Something new to try this Valentine’s Day

    Photo Credit: Twitter 12.1K Total Views February 14 is Parent Worship Day or “Matru Pitru Diwas”. It is also the culmination of a “balidan saptah” or Sacrifice Week to commemorate martyrs like Bhagat Singh. If you were going around thinking it’s Valentine’s Day, you can get your mind out of the gutter. Or the Bajrang […]