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A call centre with a difference

The blind don't want to be left behind and have now opened a call centre just for themselves in India's... financial capital, Mumbai (Bombay). Reported by BBC News - UK on 28th May 2007 Read More . 
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Paysignet e-Transactions Pvt Ltd, today announced the launch of its Integrated Online Payment Gateway The company aims to enable over 3 million Small and Medium Enterprises in India to sell their products over the Internet
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VC investors are coming back slowly but surely

  A handful of new Venture Capital funds are set to catalyze investments in start-up and early-stage companies, writes Arun Natarajan, Founder & CEO of Venture Intelligence India. “VCs are no longer in the business of
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Cash flows into Retail

Scanning all the major investments happening in the industry sector one can evidently see a retail boom. In the past, BPO deals across the country took the media spotlight, this year it’s the retail sector that is burning bright. Many new
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Offshore Financial Centres & Routing of Investments

On Investment companies, Royalty Companies and various Havens. Offshore companies have been used in the past to structure/ route investments into various jurisdictions. The single most important reason for routing of investments through such
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Building a productive relatioship with banks a guide

In the Indian context, it is imperative for many businesses to approach banks for raising capital considering venture capital is still not available to all businesses. Thus for many a SME, bank financing is critical and this article tries to outline
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Venture Capital Management Interface: Nurturing it

It is a complex relationship that is at the very core of the new entrepreneurial-economy axis. This interface at times also consists of mutually conflicting interests. Bringing out the essence of making and managing this relationship and
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Is Venture Capital worth the effort or cost?

  Most would agree that Venture capital or Risk Capital as being one of the key factors behind the entrepreneurship explosion we have witnessed in India. But moving beyond that experience there is a pertinent question that waits to be
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How to manage surplus funds? - a guide

Even in these tough times (and more so in the better times) many companies are often left with surplus funds in their accounts. These funds are often not leveraged to increase the company’s rate of return. In this article, we have tried to
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Fund Buzz, a Chennai, India-based ASP of e-mail and messaging services, has received undisclosed funding from Intel Capital.   Net Brahma spins of and gets $2 million in funding from JP Morgan.   Winphoria gets a