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You may think the gap between female and male entrepreneurs has been closing, but the gap is still very much there. It’s not surprising that there is such a gap in female start-up owners when there is still a gender pay gap crisis going on. Unfortunately, men generally still like to back and invest in male start-ups rather than female. This means that naturally there are more men in start-up businesses and a limited number…

Women entrepreneurs are now playing a key role in the Indian Startup Ecosystem.  We are highlighting 100 women entrepreneurs from India to watch in 2019. These female entrepreneurs are founders /Co-Founders in India’s Leading funded startups. To highlight and promote such Indian women entrepreneurs, we have curated a list of female entrepreneurs in India who have raised funding ( Seed, Angel, Series A, Series B) from Jan 2018 and till 10th April 2019.  All these…

A Not-for-Profit Entity and Go-To Platform that is Bridging the Gaps, Exploring Opportunities, and Promoting Entrepreneurial Collaboration Announces the Launch of its HQ in Mauritius. “It is increasingly clear … that entrepreneurship is the surest way for a nation to meet … goals and to develop prosperity for the greatest number of people.” – Paul Kagame (President of Rwanda) A strong and vibrant startup/entrepreneurial ecosystem is an essential requirement for developing economies desirous of rapid…

An investor is the one who invests capital in a startup with the expectation of receiving returns and/or an ownership stake. With a motive to grow the entrepreneur, startup and fund working capital requirements, an investor along with expansion money provides experience, skills, and connections. An investor may offer incredible business acumen and resources for the startup’s disposal that can get the business on the track towards growth. With a positive investor relation, entrepreneurs will…

Word for Startups It was a pleasure to meet the budding entrepreneurs at Espark-Viridian and interact with them. Took me back to the days when I took charge at Siegwerk India as CEO and were just starting up in India. The difference being we were backed by a global group but the challenges were not easy while penetrating in the Indian market.  Understanding one’s own capabilities for each client and how one can help them…

India is one of the largest consumer markets in the world. The scope of new businesses, especially in the field of FMCG makes it a lucrative playfield for companies around the world. The FMCG sector is in fact one of the biggest contributors to the Indian GDP. By focusing on FMCG small and medium businesses as one of the key verticals for its Wadhwani Advantage program, the Wadhwani Foundation is tapping into this high potential…