Swiggy is Bringing an IPO: To Bet Or Not To Bet?
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Swiggy is Bringing an IPO: To Bet Or Not To Bet?

A popular online food order and delivery platform, Swiggy, is gearing up for a stock market debut later this year. Swiggy has announced raising funds via an Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth $1 billion or ₹8,300 crore. The date for the IPO hasn’t been confirmed as of yet, but sources believe it could be somewhere at the end of 2024.

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IPR Protections: Before and After Launching the Startup
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IPR Protections: Before and After Launching the Startup

Nike, the famous footwear brand, lost a legal case against the small clothing business for its iconic slogan of 1988, "Just Do It". How? In 1980, a small business in the U.S. trademarked this phrase for use in clothing. Nike did nothing to protect its own intellectual property rights, ultimately resulting in Nike losing its trademark in the U.S.

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How to Choose Between Value & Growth Stocks for More Returns?
Investor's Psychology

How to Choose Between Value & Growth Stocks for More Returns?

Among the many investing strategies adopted throughout the world by over 80 million investors, value and growth investing are the most popular. Both strategies offer distinct approaches, each with its own set of advantages and considerations.

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What's up with the Startup Ecosystem in India?

62%! That’s the rate at which the startup funding in India declined in 2023. This percentage is a six-year low as per a market intelligence platform, PrivateCircle Research.

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EV Industry Analysis: Future of the Automotive Sector
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EV Industry Analysis: Future of the Automotive Sector

Were you aware that the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India increased by over 50% in 2023? Even your neighbours and acquaintances must be buying and flaunting those smooth-riding, stylish vehicles. And they do so with pride, don’t they? 😌

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Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP): A Guide
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Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP): A Guide

Turning dreams into enterprises and fostering self-employment and economic empowerment, the Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is a flagship initiative by the Government of India, led by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). 

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National Small Industries Corporation: Benefitting 2 Lakh MSMEs
Macro Moves

National Small Industries Corporation: Benefitting 2 Lakh MSMEs

Let’s take the example of Manu, an entrepreneur who is excited about his plans to expand his business in the manufacturing sector for automotive parts. His acquaintance, Ravi, had recently secured funding through a government loan scheme, and Manu, inspired by Ravi's success, decided to explore similar avenues. 🤓

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Best Government Loan Schemes for Businesses in India
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Best Government Loan Schemes for Businesses in India

Running a business has many layers. Securing office space, transforming ideas into reality, procuring raw materials & machinery; the journey of an entrepreneur is a symphony of interconnected tasks.  🎶

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Decoding Zepto: India
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Decoding Zepto: India's First Unicorn in 2023

The black clouds of uncertainty in the Indian startup industry seem to be clearing out a bit. With the promotion of Zepto from Soonicorn status to Unicorn, India finally saw its first entry in the $1 billion group for 2023. Mumbai-based quick commerce platform Zepto raised funding of $200 million. This funding increased the startup’s valuation to $1.4 billion, granting them the VIP Pass to the Unicorn Club.

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Elearnmarkets Review: Are their courses of any benefit to you?
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Elearnmarkets Review: Are their courses of any benefit to you?

The Online Learning Platforms market is set to witness a remarkable surge, with projected revenue reaching a substantial ₹3,87,860 crore by 2023. To put things into perspective, this amount is more than the Market Capitalisation of Kotak Mahindra Bank. Also with this amount, ISRO can make 630 Chandrayaan-3. It's evident that the online learning industry is experiencing tremendous growth, driven by the increasing demand for knowledge and the expanding landscape of digital education. So, whether you're a student seeking knowledge, an educator sharing expertise, or an investor it has become very easy to acquire and share knowledge. Elearnmarkets is one such platform that aims to transform your understanding of the markets. It is an online education provider that strives to foster financial literacy by offering a wide range of educational resources. Their offerings include expert-led, recorded programs, webinars, ebooks, evaluations, tests, and interactive learning tools and,

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BYJU’s: The Fall of an Edtech Giant
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BYJU’s: The Fall of an Edtech Giant

According to Ken Research, the test-prep market has been growing impressively in recent years. From 2020 to 2025, revenues are expected to soar at a commendable compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.3%, primarily driven by the online test preparation market, which is anticipated to expand at an astounding CAGR of 42.3%. 

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Business Ideas for Women in 2024
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Business Ideas for Women in 2024

In India, more than 20% of all businesses are now held by women. The number of women joining the workforce has soared during the last several decades. Women are entering businesses at an unprecedented rate which is a result of the development of the internet, the rise in the proportion of professionally qualified women, and the rising popularity of goods and services geared towards women, fueling this expansion.

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Why are Investors Running From Indian Unicorns?
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Why are Investors Running From Indian Unicorns?

Emerging as the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world, India soon became a favourite economy for startups. Home to over 100 unicorns, India only falls behind the USA with 661 unicorns and China with 312 unicorns. The Indian government and the ever-expanding investing sector welcomed Indian startups with open arms. All was going well for the unicorns in India, but then the valuation tumble started, and now India is on the verge of losing its 100-mark when it comes to unicorns.

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What is Angel Tax? Is the Government
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What is Angel Tax? Is the Government's Greed killing Indian Startups?

Perhaps you've come across the term "angel investors" in business news, seminars, or even in books. However, like many of us, you may have forgotten the details. That's where I come in to guide you through this fantastic, information-packed article. So, let's take a moment to brush up on our understanding of angel investing and dive deep into an essential component - angel tax.

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Characteristics of Entrepreneurship: Do YOU have what it takes?
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Characteristics of Entrepreneurship: Do YOU have what it takes?

Do you want to leave your imprint on the world and have a great idea but aren't sure how to make it a reality? If so, entrepreneurship could be the right path for you!

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Boom of Entrepreneurship in India
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Boom of Entrepreneurship in India

The booming entrepreneurship culture in India is a relatively recent phenomenon, having taken off in the early 2000s. This is largely due to the growth of the Indian economy, which has opened up more opportunities for entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. The availability of venture capital, the emergence of incubators, and the availability of a large pool of talented individuals have all contributed to the growth of entrepreneurship in India.

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Private Investors Suffer as GoMechanic Breaks Down
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Private Investors Suffer as GoMechanic Breaks Down

Currently, the story of GoMechanic sounds awfully familiar. A tech startup that seeks to disrupt an unorganised market and scales too quickly before cracks appear. GoMechanic is the latest Sequoia-backed startup to come under scrutiny for such discrepancies, with cofounder Amit Bhasin admitting to revenue fraud and announcing layoffs impacting 70% of the workforce.

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What is Venture Capital?
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What is Venture Capital?

It is a common fact that the growth of an economy depends largely on the development of its businesses. When it comes to business growth, small and medium-sized businesses can grow only if they are well-funded, at least in their initial days. This is where venture capital, a form of financing, comes into play.

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