Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced an investment of $41.8 million in 10 Canadian small businesses that are taking new, innovative solutions to market. Ten projects that help reduce environmental impacts...
This is certainly the case with the crisis that has resulted from the global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Millions of people globally have been infected and thousands have already died from the outbreak. The general public is advised to remain socially distant from one another and to regularly...
The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. Please consider a contribution or subscription. The Independent’s sister newspaper, the Evening Standard, today launched a major drive to find and fund the next Uber or Deliveroo. ...
According to experts, this will have major impact on new investments by Chinese players in companies, such as Paytm, Ola, BigBasket, Byju’s, Dream11, MakeMyTrip, and Swiggy, when they go for follow-up funding. Chinese investors, such as Alibaba, Tencent, and Xiaomi, are active in the Indian start-up space, and have collectively...
The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. Please consider a contribution or subscription. The Independent’s sister newspaper, the Evening Standard, today launched a major drive to find and fund the next Uber or Deliveroo. ...
Home delivery isn’t just a luxury nowadays, since lockdown it’s been a necessity. From scrabbling to get online shopping slots to having medication delivered to your door, start-ups offering delivery have boomed in the past few weeks ...
As hotels, shopping malls, commercial complexes and corporate offices resume business in an ambience of ‘new normal’, some technology powered start-ups are offering out of the box solutions to help them combat the fear of coronavirus infections. With new technologies and a bouquet of customised solutions, the start-up companies are...
JAKARTA - Indonesia's unicorns and start-ups have joined forces to produce test kits locally, a move that may help President Joko Widodoachieve his target of doubling testing capacity for Covid-19 as cities across the world's fourth most populous country gradually lift restrictions. A unicorn refers to any tech start-up that...
Although most start-ups resort to cost-cutting via salary cuts and layoffs, you must be compassionate to your employees and incorporate smarter alternatives to reduce costs suggests Naval Goel.Image published for representational purposes only. Photograph: Reuters As the novel coronavirus outbreak took shape over the last few months, various countries all over the...
In early March, the Portuguese government announced a state of alert, locking down businesses big and small. Over a month later — and after a huge push from entrepreneurs, incubators and accelerators, many united by the #tech4COVID19 movement, a €25m plan to support start-ups was finally announced. The secretary of state...