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| 30 November, 2020, 05:14 PM IST | E-Paper

    Neha Dewan

    Principal Correspondent, ET

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    We don’t need to import from China: Nitin GadkariTech adoption taking place across all sectors, including SMBs: Microsoft-IDC studyDriving a wedge: How the pandemic increased the trust deficit between labour and industryTextiles could be our saviour amid the pandemic: Welspun’s Dipali Goenka
    Mastercard and USAID partner to launch ‘Project Kirana’ for women entrepreneursIndia’s election system, logistics sector can be the key to effective COVID-19 vaccine distributionTake innovative products like Khadi denim to global markets: Nitin Gadkari to WalmartThe pandemic ravaged companies, but some survived and even thrived
    ETRise Top MSMEs Ranking: This company wants to solve finance issues for MSMEs with loans at a clickA circus goes online as the pandemic scripts a dramatic turn for the creative industryETRise Top MSMEs Ranking: Data is the fuel that powers this companyIs remote working and social distancing possible in manufacturing? India’s factories find out
    How the pandemic dealt a severe blow to ‘recession-proof’ businessesThey pivoted their business to survive the pandemic. But is it enough?The pandemic has a lesson for small businesses: It pays to be financially literateCan ‘Bharat’ help India? The roadmap for recovery may run through India’s hinterland
    Patchy recovery means surviving beyond this fiscal will be a big problem for many small businessesICICI Bank introduces iStartup2.0 as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for early and growth stage needs of startupsFinal frontier falls: ‘Recession-proof’ $50 billion sector is reeling due to pandemicInnovations in renewable energy will give boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat, says Piyush Goyal
    How Covid led Byju’s to add 20 million new users in less than four monthsRBI’s move to restructure MSME loans step in the right direction, but does not go far enoughToo small to ignore? Why are small businesses on everyone’s mind this pandemic?MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari urges Amazon to give micro segment of Indian MSMEs a push
    Ambition on hold: India’s pursuit of $5 trillion economy by 2025 will need recalibrationThe end of fashion?  Textile and apparel firms go for a makeover with anti-viral tech, loungewear linesIndia was to benefit from US-China trade war, but Vietnam emerged as the winnerTech companies struggled to get small businesses on the digital bandwagon. Then came the pandemic
    10%, 20%, 30%. Where will exports bottom out this year?When will travellers return? Decimated by Covid-19, travel and hospitality recovery will be a long stretchFrom the PMO to FM Nirmala Sitharaman, Khadi masks are in vogue during Covid-19SAFE and SMILE, two SIDBI schemes that can help you raise money during Covid-19
    Rotten pomegranates, unsold garments mark the ‘worst time’ for Indian exportsIn the fight against Covid-19, MSMEs and startups can help each otherMSMEs don’t have the capacity to deal with something unexpected like Covid-19: Suresh PrabhuFrom momos and set-top boxes, small businesses change track to ramp up Covid-19 essentials
    When no one wants the ‘summer collection’, fashion retailers design masks, WFH lines to survive Covid crisisFrom your neighbourhood restaurant, to Hyatt & Marriott, everyone is delivering food to stay on course‘Covid-19 the last nail in the coffin, this is the gloomiest time ever,’ say MSMEsSocial networking app Bumble to  provide funds to help small businesses counter Covid-19 crisis
    Not having to pay at this time is the right thing: SMEs on RBI's Covid-19 moratoriumNot all SMEs will survive the Covid-19 crisis, but what should an economic bailout package look like?In a soup: Coronavirus brings restaurant operations to a grinding haltWomen entrepreneurs key to India achieving 9-10% growth: Amitabh Kant
    Women want to do more, but access to credit is still missing: Alka UpadhyayaA satellite for only Rs 10 crore, with a little help from Elon Musk and ISROTrade in the time of Coronavirus: Sectors overdependent on Chinese imports face a grim realityHow this startup is using pen and paper to transform India’s healthcare industry
    We see no impact of the slowdown at Denave, says its global CEO Snehashish BhattacharjeeHit or miss? Industry expects impact of Budget on MSME investment cycle to be mutedThis food tech startup wants to dish out vegan meat for youWhere is Amazon India investing its $1 billion? Gopal Pillai has some details
    Alleged competition law violations by CCI 100% not true: Amazon’s Gopal Pillai‘FedEx’ for cancer medicine, Cyca OncoSolutions wants to reduce the side effects of treatmentSearching for “petrol pumps near me?" Get fuel delivered at your doorstep insteadPeriod unhappy & PMS blues? Wellness startup &Me has some answers for you
    Self-driving ships may help keep attacks like 26/11 at bayWhy the 'Father of the Pentium Chip' is bullish on image processing startup Orbo.aiNow, anyone can create AR/VR content, with zero coding knowledgeTaking the roads by Strom, this EV can break the affordability ceiling
    These 22-year-old space tech enthusiasts have their eyes on the moonFrom Zara to H&M, fast fashion faces the age of reckoningHow can India end up saving 2800 GWh energy per year? Change the fansAlibaba’s Singles’ Day smashes previous records, clocks $38.37 billion in sales
    Alibaba Singles’ Day sales touch $1 billion in 1 minute, $16.3 billion in less than 90 minutesIt takes 75 litres of water to make your jeans. Can it be brought down to zero?India’s cotton cultivation consumes too much, produces too little. That’s changingCeiling fans are ushering in the winds of change at the heart of Indian ceramic industry
    Solar revolution? Far from it, says industryHoney, I shrunk the R&D cost: How 'open innovation' can sharpen competitive edgeAngel Tax measures on exemptions inadequate for startups, say industry expertsExporters bullish on new measures, industry watchers strike cautionary note
    Delhi-NCR home to 7000 startups; pips Bangalore and Mumbai in Unicorn count: ReportAs slowdown bites, exporters get innovative, think ‘out of the box’Potential of the economy can be better realised by having clean power: Schneider ElectricAssocham to launch platform for startups with key focus on Tier II and III cities
    Slowdown is imminent in the current economic climate, exporters sayOn TikTok, everyone's up for a challengeGoWork to launch acceleration programme for startups in SeptemberICICI Bank’s new digital banking platform ‘InstaBIZ’ allows greater convenience for export businesses
    Budget 2019: Khadi’s reinvention sees increased budgetary allocationBudget 2019: Exporters lament lack of vision plan specific to their sectorBudget 2019: No 'Angel Tax' scrutiny if requisite declaration madeBudget 2019: Sitharaman says streamlining multiple labour laws is on the anvil
    Budget 2019: Govt looks at new payments portal for MSMEs to ease credit flowBudget 2019: Reduction of corporate tax, digital makeovers for MSMEs to grow, says AssochamEconomic Survey 2019: Focus on infant firms, not dwarfs for job creationMeans of production & shapes of enterprise need to engage more labour, less capital: Arun Maira
    Promoting manufacturing exports is needed to spur MSME growth: AssochamPanel Discussion: Not just financial nuances, managerial capabilities of MSMEs also matterKhadi gets a makeover. Eyes Rs 5,000 crore in businessVision is to increase MSMEs contribution to GDP to 50%: Nitin Gadkari
    After IL&FS crisis, SIDBI says will continue to support good NBFCsIndia’s reforms under Ease of Doing Business will still take a few years to be felt: World BankIn the race for AI supremacy, has India missed the bus?As trade wars roil global markets, exporters are set for a difficult time: FIEO’s Ajay Sahai
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