Scaling your startup: focus on brand, not just technology


Product launch and team formation are just the early part of the startup journey – the real hard slog comes with scaling up, building a strong technology foundation, and creating a powerful competitive brand. YourStory launched a series of meetups in Pune and Mumbai, along with the Brand Launch Centre, on the important role of

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India Now Has Third-Highest Number Of Tech Startups In The World


BENGALURU: In the basement of a Bangalore building, hundreds of young Indians sit in neat rows of desks typing furiously, all dreaming of becoming the new Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. A quarter of a century after liberalization kick-started India’s economic transformation, a new generation of young people are capitalizing on their parents’ hard-won financial

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Indian Startups And Entrepreneurs Get A Big Boost From India, UK Governments With Tech Rocketship Awards


Hundreds of startups and entrepreneurs were given a platform to pitch their ideas and win global recognition through the Tech Rocketship Awards, backed by the UK’s Department for International Trade. Through Tech Rocketship, governments of both countries are laying a strong foundation for startups and entrepreneurs, and nurturing them to build a stronger company. Last

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Led by Alibaba Group, More Chinese Investment Continues To Flow Into Indian Startups


Lately, there is a bit of China in some of the top Indian startups, from e-commerce platform Snapdeal and mobile wallet giant Paytm to ride sharing company Ola and travel portal MakeMyTrip. In the last year or so, India’s startups have seen an influx of investments from China’s top technology firms Alibaba and Tencent. The biggest

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Amazon Brings In Launchpad To Support Indian Startups


In a move to help Indian start-ups launch, market and distribute their products to millions of Amazon customers across the country and globally through a dedicated store, Amazon India launched its much anticipated global programme — Amazon Launchpad in India this week. The e-commerce company has partnered with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion’s

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