Early-stage support for social enterprises lacking in India: PwC Foundation

start-ups, startup, ecommerce, policy

Latest News – While there may be many institutions currently present for funding as later-stage support, startups in the social enterprise space sorely lack early stage hand-holding.
“Support in the early stage is missing and that is part of our interest in terms of getting the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) to India,” says Jaivir Singh, vice-chairman of PwC India Foundation. The foundation is the corporate social responsibility (Read More)


SC to supervise Amrapali projects; wants info on 47 towers, buyers’ money

Supreme Court

Latest News – The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the embattled real estate firm Amrapali Group to furnish by Thursday details of 47 residential towers, which are nearing completion, and how much money it had taken from flat buyers as well the amount invested.
A bench of justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy said that the company should also give details about the funds which have been frozen after the start of insolvency proceedings.
“Our ultimate concern is that home buyers should get their flats as early as possible. You (Amrapali) should give the details by tomorrow of how much money of yours has been frozen.

How much money you have taken from home buyers and how much money you have (Read More)

Qualcomm, Microsoft offer ‘always connected’ PCs with smartphone features

Qualcomm, Microsoft offer 'always connected' PCs with smartphone features

Latest News – Global chip-maker Qualcomm Technologies and Microsoft have collaborated with leading retailers from across the world to offer new “always connected” Windows 10 PCs powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC Platform.

Retailers in the US, Australia, China, Italy, France and the UK will offer a range of new Windows 10 PCs from Asus, HP and Lenovo, the companies announced on Thursday.

“Windows 10 PCs powered by the Snapdragon Mobile PC platform are optimised to deliver new and innovative mobile computing features including up to Gigabit speeds, always on connectivity (Read More)

UP Investors’ Summit: Jio to invest Rs 100 bn in 3 yrs, create 100,000 jobs

Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Jio

Latest News – Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday committed to investing Rs. 100 billion in Uttar Pradesh over the next three years.

“Jio has invested Rs. 200 billion already in the state, and plans to invest another Rs. 100 billion over the next three years.
We aim to bring Jio to every village in (Read More)

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4 sale starts on Flipkart, Mi Home at 2 PM today

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4

Latest News – Chinese smartphone major Xiaomi is venturing into India’s consumer electronics market with the Mi Smart LED TV 4, unveiled in India on February 4. The smart LED television, priced at Rs 39,999, would go on sale today on Flipkart and Mi Store, starting 2 PM.
The first LED Smart television in India from the stable of China-based electronics manufacturer Xiaomi sports an ultra-thin design, 55-inch ultra-high-definition screen, domestic curated (Read More)