Industry wants careful drafting of regulation on non-personal data
Firms cheer the formation of a separate panel, but worries abound about restrictions.
This Budget, the Government needs to abolish angel tax for startups: IAN's Saurabh Srivastava
Notably, the tax was introduced to prevent and ...
Software rental firms turn the spotlight on India
Just as Bengaluru rose to prominence as a technology services hub, Chennai has silently bec...
Tatas may soon join queue for drone clearance from DGCA
Several players have already applied to conduct such experiments, and more are expected as the DGCA recently extended the deadline to July 10.
DIPP to hold round table on angel tax row on February 4
The call for talks comes in the wake of concerns triggered by the government’s announcement that tax exemption would apply to only those startups which raise less than Rs 10 crore in share capital.
Angel tax exemption may be hiked to Rs 25 crore
Angel tax is a term used to refer to the income tax payable on capital raised by unlisted companies via issue of shares.
Winning software products race must top agenda
India’s digital public platforms will unlock new software product singularities unlocking hundreds of billions in economic value.
iSPIRT to host 'Build on India Stack' contest
The India Stack comprises APIbased infrastructure that allows technologies to be built around Aadhaar authentication and eKYC, eSign, DigiLocker, and a unified payments interface (UPI).
iSPIRT is split on core mission
The development comes in wake of recent events involving its founding member Sharad Sharma admitting to being involved in anonymous trolling of those voicing concerns over Aadhaar.
Data localisation: Sparking complaints of bias, US companies seek 12 months time from RBI
Closed-door meeting sparks complaints of bias along with a demand for an extension to today's deadline.
Kotak Bank part of UPI 2.0 hackathon initiative
The Mumbai-based private sector lender demonstrated the feature of ‘invoice in the inbox’ and how this feature can be used during the launch of UPI 2.0 by the RBI Governor Urjit Patel.
iSPIRT co-founder Avinash Raghava joins Accel Partners
Raghava told ET his role is likely to entail holding meet-up sessions and events for discussions with entrepreneurs.
Facing flak, iSPIRT shuts down the alleged trolling platform Sudham
In his post Jonnalagadda had mentioned Sudham as an internal iSPIRT trolling program where the trolls coordinate on WhatsApp and attack together on Twitter.
iSpirt's Sharad Sharma admits to trolling Aadhaar critics, apologizes
"I won't be part of anything like this again not passively allow such behavior to happen, even in the worst of times," he tweeted.
Microsoft restructures startup accelerator programme
The accelerator programme will now be called Microsoft ScaleUp and it will be a more mainstream activity within the company under a broader initiative called Microsoft for Startups, announced in February.
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