Naspers may lead $55 mn funding round in ElasticRun; UPI transactions beat credit, debit cards

Team TC

South African internet and media giant Naspers is likely to lead a $55 million funding round in logistics startup ElasticRun. ....

3 September, 2019

Listen: Is the angel tax problem now an open-and-shut case?

Vignesh Ananthraj & Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma & Om Athavale

Last week, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman reiterated that startups registered with the DPIIT (Department for Promotion ....

29 August, 2019
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Watch: Regulations will keep changing but ecosystem remains vibrant: Dinesh Goel, Siana Capital

Anand J & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Dinesh Goel, partner at deep tech early-stage venture capital fund Siana Capital, says emerging technology-led disruptions ....

23 August, 2019

Startups freed from angel tax blues

Payal Ganguly

The government has clarified that provisions for relaxation from angel tax also applies to companies that had received assessment ....

13 August, 2019

Angel tax breather for startups, central body soon to handle complaints against ecommerce firms

Payal Ganguly

Startups battling notices on angel tax can breathe easy after the recent clarification from the finance ministry, which said that ....

9 August, 2019

Finance ministry clarification helps startups breathe easy on angel tax

Payal Ganguly

A clarification issued by the finance ministry on Wednesday has provided some relief to startups recognised by the Department ....

8 August, 2019
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Angel tax: Are startup M&As at risk?

Payal Ganguly

Are mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and acqui-hires (buying a company to hire talent) in the startup universe likely to be ....

5 August, 2019

Budget 2019: No clarity on ‘angel tax’; committee to look at pending cases

Team TC

Even as the startup ecosystem hoped that the scourge of ‘angel tax’ will be done away with, the government’s ....

5 July, 2019

Budget 2019: Reactions from startups, angel investors and venture capitalists

Team TC

From the dreaded ‘Angel Tax’ to sops for electric vehicles, a host of measures that have a bearing on startups found ....

5 July, 2019

Despite relief from govt, angel tax comes back to bite startups

Payal Ganguly

Despite 702 startups being granted exemption letters by the Central Board of Direct taxes, the so-called angel tax is back to ....

27 June, 2019
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Govt mulls tax sops for startups in budget; Amazon in talks to invest in NinjaCart

Om Athavale

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and the revenue department are considering a slew of tax sops ....

17 June, 2019

Angel tax on agenda as startups prepare to pepper new govt with policy requests

Payal Ganguly

With India’s general election wrapped up, startups and lobbies representing them are set to reach out to government departments ....

30 May, 2019

Startups embrace Modi mandate, hope for angel-tax abolition in BJP’s second term

Anand J

The startup and technology ecosystem has welcomed the big mandate won by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition in the ....

23 May, 2019

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

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

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