Startups, angel investors want clarity on investing in subsidiaries, mutual funds

Payal Ganguly

Indian entreprenereurs and angel investors want the government to allow startups to invest in a bunch of areas they think are ....

29 March, 2019

Angel tax going away will boost funding next year: IAN's Padmaja Ruparel

Payal Ganguly & Kavya Kothiyal

India’s burgeoning angel investment ecosystem has lately been the focus of policymakers, chiefly around the issue of the ....

14 March, 2019
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Twitter faces more heat in India; Govt plans new framework for angel investors

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has cautioned Twitter that its top executives could face jail time and financial penalties if the microblogging ....

13 March, 2019

Angel tax: Govt relaxes norms for exemption but conditions apply

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government on Tuesday sought to relax the provisions of  the ‘angel tax’ that ends up taxing startups ....

19 February, 2019

Angel tax: Govt freezes accounts of Babygogo, TravelKhana

Payal Ganguly

Just after assuring angel investors and startup entrepreneurs of a speedy resolution to the issues surrounding angel tax, the ....

8 February, 2019

Investors, startups get govt assurance on angel tax, but little else for now

Payal Ganguly

Top government officials assured angel investors and startup entrepreneurs on Monday that tax and industry departments will look ....

4 February, 2019
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Scouting for B2B, SaaS businesses: IvyCap's Vikram Gupta

Kavya Kothiyal

IvyCap Ventures Advisors Pvt. Ltd, an early to mid-stage venture capital firm founded by Vikram Gupta in 2011, has raised two ....

31 January, 2019

Startup founders, investors spot devils in the details of new angel tax norms

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

On Wednesday, the commerce and industry ministry issued a notification that sought to address the contentious ‘angel tax’ ....

17 January, 2019

Govt eases rules for startups to get exemption from angel tax

Payal Ganguly

The government has made it easier for startups to get exemptions from tax on angel investments but again stopped short of eliminating ....

17 January, 2019

Industry bodies urge govt to abolish angel tax

Payal Ganguly

In a letter addressed to the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Commerce, multiple industry bodies sought urgent intervention ....

9 January, 2019
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Industry bodies join hands to push for angel tax breather

Payal Ganguly

Industry bodies associated with startups and investors have come together to make representations to the government in a bid to ....

3 January, 2019

Why pre-emption is better than cure for staving off angel tax woes

Siddarth M Pai

As everyone else awaits presents from Santa Claus during this season of cheer, Indian entrepreneurs are bracing for something ....

24 December, 2018

Angel tax: Startups cry foul after being hit with notices despite new norms

Payal Ganguly

Startups are up in arms again over the vexed issue of ‘angel tax’ despite the government relaxing the norms earlier ....

19 December, 2018

Corporate affairs ministry asks startups to explain investor premium, valuation

Payal Ganguly

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued notices to almost 2,000 startups questioning the valuations at which they raised ....

20 November, 2018

Govt eases norms but stops short of abolishing angel tax on Indian startups

Anand J

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has notified an amendment to the angel tax rule that will bring some ....

12 April, 2018

Uncertainty over angel tax still prevails despite FinMin clarification

Anand J

There seems to be no end to the ‘angel tax’ conundrum. The new clarification by Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia stated ....

5 February, 2018

Startups' budget wish list: Tax sops, protection of early-stage investors

Team TC

With budget 2017 set to be announced tomorrow, expectations are rife that the government will take measures to reduce costs for ....

31 January, 2017

Govt scraps 'angel investment tax'; only 'eligible' startups to benefit

Nishant Sharma

The government has scrapped the so-called 'angel investment tax' on investors providing funding to startups. This means resident ....

18 June, 2016