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With OCEN, small businesses have access to instant loans

With OCEN, small businesses have access to instant loans

Rediff.com5 days ago

The protocol aims to "democratise" lending, reduce costs of credit, and ensure accessibility of credit to small companies and street vendors, according to Nandan Nilekani.

Clones of banned Chinese apps return to mobile phones in India

Clones of banned Chinese apps return to mobile phones in India

Rediff.com27 Jul 2020

After India banned 59 Chinese apps last month, at least three more China-based video apps - Snack Video, Likee Lite, and Zili - have now made it to the list of top 10 downloaded apps in India on Google Playstore.

Paytm to launch stock-broking services soon

Paytm to launch stock-broking services soon

Rediff.com24 Jul 2020

Paytm had received the approval for brokerage services from market regulator Sebi in January this year.

TCS to resume hiring outside talent

TCS to resume hiring outside talent

Rediff.com11 Jul 2020

The Mumbai-headquartered company, however, said it would selectively hire experienced employees from outside.

Drones still can't deliver packages even in green zones

Drones still can't deliver packages even in green zones

Rediff.com8 Jul 2020

Use cases for drones are, however, immense - industrial inspections, geospatial surveys, agricultural surveys, and general surveillance and security.

It's reverse brain drain! Start-ups woo talent returning to India from US

It's reverse brain drain! Start-ups woo talent returning to India from US

Rediff.com6 Jul 2020

Indian start-ups and software product companies are trying to attract engineers and programmers who are either stranded in India because of the lockdown or H-1B visa holders who have been laid off.

Digital lenders step up to help early-stage startups

Digital lenders step up to help early-stage startups

Rediff.com14 Jun 2020

In order to make it hassle-free, various start-up support groups such as TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur) and India Angel Network (IAN) are partnering with the digital NBFCs to extend debt finance to their member companies.

Start-up founders turn to venture debt funds

Start-up founders turn to venture debt funds

Rediff.com24 May 2020

The country's top three venture debt firms -- Alteria Capital, Innoven Capital, and Trifecta Capital -- combined deployed about $300 million (Rs 2,200 crore) in start-ups such as BigBasket, Cure.fit, Ninjacart, Dunzo and Lendingkart till April end, according to the government's Investindia website.