Startup guys, put bounce in your pitch – Times of India

By:Vineet Khurana How to impress angels if you want investment, dispel these myths Recently, I met an optimist start-up entrepreneur friend who believed that getting angel investors to back her idea was the easiest thing ever. After going through the strenuous process of validating the “next big thing” that she had started a few months ago, her conclusion was: “It works”.

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Focus on Indian start-up potential

India may be third after the United States and China in the global start-up ecosystem rankings, but the country may have much to learn from Hong Kong, which successfully hosted RISE, Asia’s biggest tech event a week ago, bringing together start-up entrepreneurs from across the globe under one roof to discuss the road ahead.

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Now even India’s largest automobile maker is betting on a startup

India’s largest automotive company is testing the startup waters. The 73-year-old Tata Motors last week picked up a 26% stake in Bengaluru-based truck aggregator TruckEasy for an undisclosed amount. This strategic investment will provide the automobile firm a toehold in the rapidly growing technology-driven freight logistics space and an understanding of intra-city freight movement, a joint press release from…

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IIT Madras Carbon Zero Challenge Attracts Participants From Students, Startups

Chennai: The Second Edition of Carbon Zero Challenge (CZeroC), a pioneering initiative aimed at encouraging environmental entrepreneurs, has attracted participants from all over the country. More than 850 registrations from students, start-ups and entrepreneurs besides educational institutions have been received so far for CZeroC 2019, a Green Business Idea Contest pioneered by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras in collaboration with Virtusa and Shaastra 2019.

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IP Due Diligence for Start-ups in the 2018 Legal Environment – The Most Important Conversation – IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

For IP due diligence for investment in a start-up the most important conversation is with the key developers. Was open source software used? Is this a variation of what an engineer was working on at a prior company? Was the design changed during development after some dead-ends?

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