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Post Budget Reaction comment from Koenig Solutions

Mr Rohit Aggarwal, Founder and CEO of Koenig Solutions. Said, “We genuinely welcome the budget’s emphasis on giving a friendly environment and financial incentives to business start-ups, especially in the IT sector. The FM has proposed Rs 1,000 crore to help IT start-ups, and support funding needs of small firms. The FM rightly recognized the IT sector as one of India’s ... Read More »

Budget reaction from Tech start up Node Technologies Pvt Ltd.

“While the budget 2015 definitely seems positive and a balanced one, it is not the big bang budget that many had expected. This budget seems to have overall focused on growth for all sections and sectors. The focus on segments like infrastructure, agriculture, poverty alleviation, rural upliftment are commendable. The pension fund, EPF and ESI measures are a step forward ... Read More »

Online Start ups & Ecommerce reaction to Budget 2015-16

There was good news for Indian entrepreneurs in finance minister Arun Jaitley’s budget  2015- 16 with the technology and startup sectors receiving allocations of  Rs 1000 crores, promotion of cashless transactions via RUPay debit cards backed by major reduction in Corporate tax from 30% to 25% over next four years. We now know that the government is focusing on promoting e-commerce, innovation and entrepreneurship. The ... Read More »

Railway Budget: 2015

So it’s time from Special trains and certain regions we have eventually moved on to basic necessities in Railway Budget. A comprehensive budget which focusses on basic amenities and is more focused with industrialization was tables by Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu in parliament today.  The budget focusses on improving the customer experience rather than focusing on crowding the railway ... Read More »

Pre-Budget Expectations from a start-up company

By Gaurav Vohra, Co-Founder & CEO, Jigsaw Academy “I am hoping for a large allocation from the Government of India for online education for MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) through the HRD ministry under the Swayam Bharat programme. In the interim budget presented by this Government, it had shown its thrust on digitization which was an encouraging step. I expect more ... Read More »

Future of Retail in the Age of E-Commercialization

by AshishSood, Founder, Youshine The India Retail Industry accounts for over 10% of the country’s GDP and contributes to around 8 per cent of the employment. This space is undergoing transformations due to scores of e-commerce firms gaining huge popularity. In such a scenario, it is the brick and mortar companies that are gradually feeling the heat waves of the rising ... Read More »

Online Start ups & Ecommerce wishlist/ expectation from Budget 2015-16

The Digital India idea has a slew of start-up and established companies in the technology and e-commerce space excited. They all believe Budget 2015 will be the start of a new era of higher growth. We know that the government is focusing on promoting e-commerce, innovation and entrepreneurship. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had invited CEOs of Indian software and hardware companies for ... Read More »

SME Export Competitiveness

The centrality of the development of the SME segment to the overall economic development of any country cannot be undermined. In India too, the significant contribution of the SME sector in gratifying various socio-economic objectives, such as higher growth of employment, output, promotion of exports and fostering entrepreneurship is well known. The resilience of the Indian economy in the first ... Read More »

Pre Union Budget 2015 from Geetha Kannan, Managing Director, Anita Borg Institute(ABI) India

According to Geetha Kannan – Managing Director, Anita Borg Institute (ABI) India, “Year on year we see our government introduce some commendable policies, schemes and funds that either focus on women empowerment, increasing their financial independence, supporting women led business ventures and so on. While there is a lot out there, more planning and budgets need to be allocated in creating ... Read More »

Union Budget 2015-16 Expectations

The 2nd Union Budget of the current government will be a defining document in 2015 as it is expected to lay down the framework for policy reforms to get the economy back on track. The most keenly watched figure in the budget will be the worrisome fiscal deficit and how the government manages to restrict it. According to data released ... Read More »

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