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  • Tech startups, which have enjoyed years of easy money and fast growth, are preparing for a potential downturn by doing something that was unpopular in boom times: hoarding cash.

    The winners were awarded across 5 categories based on the innovative skills and the tangible impact showcased. The categories included Social Impact, Young Entrepreneur, IT Adoption & Innovation, Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and Special Jury Award.

    From revival measures to RCEP, from tax changes to trading rules for eCommerce, Sitharaman & Goyal are two ministers in the Modi cabinet whose decisions have made headlines and impacted bottom lines. In less than a fortnight, business leaders will get the opportunity to listen to these two policymakers, who directly influence the country's policy changes.

    Shah continues to be BJP’s chief electoral strategist despite his heavy ministerial remit. And, refreshingly for audiences who often hear circumlocutory politicians, he is famous for plain speaking. Therefore, his keynote speech at a time the economy and the govt’s policy response are on everyone’s mind, cannot be anything other than highly anticipated.

    Green industries are classic ‘impact investments’ — investments that offer both investment and social returns.

    India's unicorn club has increased from just about nine companies at the start of 2018 to close to 30 now, collectively valued at about $100 billion, according to an Iron Pillar report.

    TiE has been a leading organisation in fostering the entrepreneurial ecosystem around the world. In a span of nearly two decades, TiE has created a massive network of startups, investors, mentors, academia and brought together all stakeholders to bolster global entrepreneurship.

    For artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to run on big data, Indian companies require technology that will digitise and store data. Industry is now increasingly adopting this infrastructure. Since legacy systems are slow to change, they are the laggards.

    The project, called TERA, is one of the latest experiments in 3D-printed houses. Innovators in this arena are seeking to reduce the expense, environmental impact and hazards of construction methods that have remained fundamentally unchanged for more than 1,000 years.

    Gurugram-based Milkbasket said it was scaling down operations in select localities in Bengaluru and Delhi NCR — its two largest markets. DailyNinja, which counts Matrix Partners and Sequoia Capital as investors and has raised about $10 million, is looking for a buyer

    Breakthrough ideas are an essential driver of progress that benefits all. It is with this in mind that The Economic Times Innovation Awards presented by SAP and Bain & Co has been designed to identify and reward out-of-the-box thinking and ideas

    India is still struggling with realising the full potential of its demographic dividend. Though, the gig economy employs millions of people, these are the first kind of jobs that are far more likely to be eliminated or automated.

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