Unlocking Innovation and Scientific Thinking in India

  • Posted: Jul 31, 2014 /
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The economic liberalisation of 1991 was the second independence in Indian history. It represented a tectonic shift in policies, the start of the end of ‘licence raj’, and unshackled the growth of the country. Time has come for the third independence of India, the liberalisation of the academic, science and technology ecosystem in the country. Historically, the growth of countries has been driven by continual advances in science and technology. [ . . . ]

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Bangalore emerges as Mecca of startups; engineers, customers transforming city into a hub for new businesses

Its well-publicised troubles with basic infrastructure and political instability notwithstanding, Bangalore is proving that it is by far and away India’s startup capital, aided in the assumption of this title by the software companies which first put the city on the global map. A strong community of engineers with global work experience, savvy customers and growing pools of early-stage capital, are transforming the city into a global startup hub, much like the Silicon Valley in the United States.

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Tandem Capital Launches $100 mn Fund – Unveils Latest Batch of Startups

  • Posted: Dec 20, 2013 /
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Former Infosys director T V Mohandas Pai and Manipal Group CEO Ranjan Pai have invested in the fund through Aarin Capital, a VC fund set up by the duo. Previously, the two have invested in four startups and also announced a private equity fund in August 2011.

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