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T-Hub Inks MoU with Hiroshima Prefectural Government
T-Hub Inks MoU with Hiroshima Prefectural Government

The MoU signed by the parties will be a long-term association between T-Hub and the Hiroshima Prefectural Government, which will help in nurturing ecosystem across regions.

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Post-Covid-19, damaged lungs can repair themselves | Research
Post-Covid-19, damaged lungs can repair themselves | Research

A recent study has suggested that after recovery from coronavirus, damaged lungs can repair themselves.

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Telangana govt and UK India Business Council renew their MoU to strengthen the state’s industrial development
Telangana govt and UK India Business Council renew their MoU to strengthen the state's industrial development

The Industries and Commerce Department of the Telangana government and UK India Business Council have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding.

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Edutainment Startup SP Robotic Works Bags TiE50 Winner Award at TiEcon 2020

Edutainment Startup SP Robotic Works Bags TiE50 Winner Award at TiEcon 2020

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Next edition of states’ startup ecosystem ranking to be released on Sept 11
Next edition of states' startup ecosystem ranking to be released on Sept 11

The rankings are based on the initiatives taken to develop the startup ecosystem for promoting budding entrepreneurs.

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Agritech cos receive $532M investment till April this year: Report
Agritech cos receive $532M investment till April this year: Report

The agritech is helping in solving many challenges across the spectrum of the traditional agriculture value chain.

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Bikayi App, helping small traders go online in Covid times
Bikayi App, helping small traders go online in Covid times

The T-Hub incubated startup simplifies the process of taking and placing orders for small merchants and their customers by providing them a digital catalogue management solution

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C-CAMP launches fourth edition of bio-entrepreneurship competition
C-CAMP launches fourth edition of bio-entrepreneurship competition

NBEC, India’s largest and most prestigious national competition for bio entrepreneurs is held by C-CAMP every year to attract, identify and nurture pathbreaking deep science driven business ideas.

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Fintech cos need to focus on resilient front-ends for finserv providers: Govt
Fintech cos need to focus on resilient front-ends for finserv providers: Govt

With digital payments constantly growing, financial service providers need to collaborate with fintech developers to build ‘resilient front-ends’ to safeguard consumer interest in view of rising cyber frauds

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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials in India delayed over safety approvals - Report

The trials were to commence in the first week of September, but currently awaits approval for safety of the first 100 participants recruited till now, from the Data Safety and Monitoring Board. 

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Indian agri-tech sector can grow to $24.1 billion in five years: Report
Indian agri-tech sector can grow to $24.1 billion in five years: Report

A big chunk of the gains will be made by firms solving supply chain, financial services issues

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UoH startup bags grant from US-India R&D fund

The proposal by Novel Oncoseek Bio Pvt Ltd., was one of the eleven that were selected from 520 proposals that were received and evaluated by US-India Science and Technology Endowment Fund

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WE HUB, NutriHub partner to aid women entrepreneurs in agri business

WE HUB, an incubator to foster and promote women entrepreneurship, has announced its partnership with NutriHub, a first of its kind incubator to cater start-ups needs in the Nutricereals sector.

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Telangana way ahead in Ease of Doing Business: KTR
Telangana way ahead in Ease of Doing Business: KTR

Says TS policies are today a role model to become self-reliant in various sectors

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T-Hub and Raytheon Technologies Select 3 Startups as the Finalists for the RTX Innovation Challenge in Computer Vision
T-Hub and Raytheon Technologies Select 3 Startups as the Finalists for the RTX Innovation Challenge in Computer Vision

Out of the 70 startups, T-Hub and Raytheon Technologies shortlisted threefor the Computer Vision challenge. Each received a grant funding from RTXto build a proof of concept(PoC).

 

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Apr-Aug sees 32% dip in PE-VC deals
Apr-Aug sees 32% dip in PE-VC deals

Apr-Aug sees 32% dip in PE-VC deals

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IPL 2020: BCCI announces CRED as official partner, Sourav Ganguly lauds his team’s effort
IPL 2020: BCCI announces CRED as official partner, Sourav Ganguly lauds his team's effort

Days after edtech startup Unacademy was roped in by BCCI as the official partner of Indian Premier League (IPL) for 3 seasons, the board announced CRED, another Bengaluru based startup also as the official partner on Tuesday.

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Soon, T-Hub to back startups in Telangana’s Tier-2 cities like Khammam, Warangal, Karimnagar
Soon, T-Hub to back startups in Telangana's Tier-2 cities like Khammam, Warangal, Karimnagar

IT and Industries minister KT Rama Rao appreciated the T-Hub team for creating a vibrant startup ecosystem in Telangana

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India hardest-hit by Covid-19 in Asia, a nation-wide peak may still be some distance away: IPHA
India hardest-hit by Covid-19 in Asia, a nation-wide peak may still be some distance away: IPHA

So far, India has reported about 36 lakh Covid-19 cases with 64,469 deaths.

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Western Digital announces the winners of startup challenge – Data Innovation Bazaar 2020

In its continued endeavour to enable startups to achieve more, Western Digital concluded its flagship startup challenge – Data Innovation Bazaar 2020. Data Innovation Bazaar 2020 was hosted in partnership with Startup India and Invest India, and Ecosystem partners – Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Department of Science & Technology – Ministry of Science & Technology (DST) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE Delhi-NCR). The annual startup challenge delivered a platform to promote data-driven solutions for industries including healthcare, education, agriculture, energy & environment, smart transportation and smart cities.

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Alibaba hits pause on its India investments

Alibaba is among several Chinese investors who have applied brakes on new investments in Indian startups after changes in FDI rules that made prior government approval mandatory for investments from countries that share a land border with India

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COVID-19 effect: Government debt likely to hit a historic high of 91% of GDP in FY21

General government debt — which is the combined liabilities of the Centre and states — is likely to hit a record 91 per cent of GDP this fiscal, a brokerage report said on Wednesday.

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Sapien Biosciences clinch top honours at TiE Women – Regional finals

Sapien Biosciences clinch top honours at TiE Women – Regional finals

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Innovations in renewable energy will give boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat, says Piyush Goyal
Innovations in renewable energy will give boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat, says Piyush Goyal

Emphasising that the triangle of innovators & startups, industry and government is imperative to bring such solutions to scale, Goyal stated that such efforts can help to strengthen our ‘transmission network.’

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Covid-19 vaccine tracker, August 25: China has started vaccinating its people, says report

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine tracker August 25: Senior Chinese health official revealed on state television that it was already being administered to people since July 22 under emergency use authorisation.

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Pre-packaged insolvency resolution framework for MSMEs soon, say officials
Pre-packaged insolvency resolution framework for MSMEs soon, say officials

The government is drawing up a framework for resolution of MSMEs under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), which could be rolled out soon, said a senior official. “We may experiment with pre-packs for MSMEs and then expand it,” said the official.

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Global innovation alliances to strengthen co-creation: Karnataka Deputy CM
Global innovation alliances to strengthen co-creation: Karnataka Deputy CM

Dr CN Ashwathnarayan has said that the State government has embarked on developing GIA with the prominent innovation hubs of the world keeping in mind the importance of co-creation in innovation

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VSSUT first to set up Space Innovation-cum-Incubation Centre with ISRO
VSSUT first to set up Space Innovation-cum-Incubation Centre with ISRO

The Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Burla in Odisha’s Sambalpur district on Tuesday became the first University in the country to set up a Space Innovation-cum-Incubation Centre with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), a statement from the government of Odisha said.

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MIT COVID-19 Challenge India hackathon open for innovators
MIT COVID-19 Challenge India hackathon open for innovators

The seventh edition of MIT COVID-19 challenge is inviting participants from across the world to come up with solutions for India. The aim of ‘India: Turning the Tide’ is to improve healthcare sector, revive informal economy, curb misinformation, and provide practical solutions to fight the pandemic.

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“StartupToScaleup” Global Acceleration Program by The GAIN in association with MeitY Startup Hub, Government of India

The GAIN (Global Accelerator for Innovation Network), a leading startup growth accelerator and a section 8, not for profit organization from Bengaluru, implementation partner of MeitY Startup Hub (MSH), Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), Govt. of India is poised to launch the first cohort of 10*(an additional set of 5 startups are selected in case of drop outs) startups under “StartupToScaleup” program on 27th August, 2020 at 11.00 am (IST).

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WE Hub selects 10 entrepreneurs for GIZ programme

Ten rural women entrepreneurs from Narayanpet district have been selected by WE Hub for the second cohort of the ‘Her&Now’ programme of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

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India in talks with Russia regarding Sputnik-V covid-19 vaccine: Health ministry

‘As far as Sputnik-5 vaccine is concerned, India and Russia are in communication. Some initial information have been shared,’ Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Union health ministry said in a press conference

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Hyderabad promising launch pad for new-age space ventures
Hyderabad promising launch pad for new-age space ventures

Hyderabad promising launch pad for new-age space ventures

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Mumbai-based firm sets up India’s first manufacturing unit for Li-ion battery components
Mumbai-based firm sets up India’s first manufacturing unit for Li-ion battery components

The firm added that it plans to invest Rs 500 crore over the next five years in the facility that would produce 5,000 tonnes of anode material annually

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Businesses with annual turnover of up to Rs 40 lakh are GST exempt: Finance Ministry
Businesses with annual turnover of up to Rs 40 lakh are GST exempt: Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry also informed that earlier, the GST exemption limit was Rs 20 lakh.

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Exclusive | Zuckerberg fund in talks to back edtech startup Eruditus

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will be joined by a couple of other US-based technology funds to invest about $80 million in Eruditus at a valuation of $800-850 million, sources say.

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ET Startup Awards 2020: Brokerage firm Zerodha selected Startup of the Year
ET Startup Awards 2020: Brokerage firm Zerodha selected Startup of the Year

A high-powered jury led by Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and MD of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), selected nine winners, including Zerodha, for the Startup Awards from a shortlist of 45 companies at a virtual meeting on August 20.

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Hyderabad-based startup’s initiative to empower women
Hyderabad-based startup’s initiative to empower women

Cognitochain developed a Blockchain-led framework for the microfinance industry and is being implemented in Stree Nidhi programme

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Tech Mahindra joins Niti Aayog to support women entrepreneurs
Tech Mahindra joins Niti Aayog to support women entrepreneurs

“This partnership with Tech Mahindra underscores our mutual commitment of leveraging new-age technologies to uplift societies and support the aspirations of women entrepreneurs in India.”

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If everything goes well India would get COVID-19 vaccine by year-end: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that if everything goes well, India would get a vaccine against the novel coronavirus by the end of this year.

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PM Modi wants startups to innovate for Atmanirbhar toy sector; suggests ways to boost manufacturing

Revenue in the toys and games segment in India was $38.1 billion in 2020 and is likely to see 9.6 per cent CAGR till 2023. Globally, China leads the market with a $62.8-billion size of its domestic toy market.

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Yogi government creates Rs 150 crore corpus to give a push to start-ups in UP
Yogi government creates Rs 150 crore corpus to give a push to start-ups in UP

However, the newly created corpus would fund the ventures at the stage of ideation, patent registration, participation in domestic and international events.

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TiE Hyderabad to host world’s largest virtual Global Summit in December

Will attract 20,000 entrepreneurs from over 25 countries, world leaders, influencers and policy makers; offer potential funding for 250 startups by 200 global investors attending the summit.

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T-Hub, in partnership with KOSME, Selects 10 Startups for its ‘Startup Accelerator 2020’ Market Access Program
T-Hub, in partnership with KOSME, Selects 10 Startups for its ‘Startup Accelerator 2020’ Market Access Program

In June 2020, T-Hub partnered with KOSME, (Korea’s SME and startup agency), and the South Korean Government to facilitate market access for South Korean startups in India.

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Over 30 million samples tested for Covid-19 : Health ministry
Over 30 million samples tested for Covid-19 : Health ministry

Epidemiologists suggest that India needs to keep testing aggressively because the Covid-19 positivity rate is still on the high side.

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India-Dutch collaborative startup Leven Medical unveils smart ventilators with AI, ML
India-Dutch collaborative startup Leven Medical unveils smart ventilators with AI, ML

These ventilators, supported by a tracking software, can not only auto adjust oxygen flow of a patient but can also send alerts to the doctors/nurses and alerts to family members in case of an emergency, allow remote monitoring while the doctor is away from the hospital, claims the startup.

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The UK government will give the best Indian ideas £3 million to fight COVID-19 and climate change
The UK government will give the best Indian ideas £3 million to fight COVID-19 and climate change

The government of the United Kingdom has just announced a £3 million ($3.9 million) innovation challenge in India for ideas from academicians, researchers and startups.

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Strengthening the student entrepreneurship ecosystem in India

Turbostart, a national business acceleration platform, identifies the best of startups in the country and empowers founders to rapidly validate, scale and amplify their businesses.

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HPE launches HPE Digital Catalyst Program for startups

HPE has launched HPE Digital Catalyst Program — an initiative in partnership with the angel investing platform LetsVenture — to identify, support, co-innovate and go to market with the next generation of digital disruptors in the Indian startup ecosystem. With more than 50,000 startups, India is believed to have the third largest startup ecosystem in the world.

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TS govt, CII to organise Make in Telangana conference from Aug 27
TS govt, CII to organise Make in Telangana conference from Aug 27

The two-day conference is scheduled between 27 and 28 August 2020. The 90-day virtual exhibition is scheduled between 27 August and 24 November. The objective of this initiative is to explore investment opportunities and new partnerships.

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