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Banks should be encouraged to offer collateral free loans to SMEs: Satya MicroCapital CEO
SME Times News Bureau | 15 Mar, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Satya MicroCapital CEO & MD Vivek Tiwari said that Indian banks should be encouraged to give collateral free loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
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Profitability helps SMEs face lack of funds: Yes Madam co-founders
SME Times News Bureau | 11 Mar, 2019
Profitability can nullify the effects of non-availability of funds to a great extent in case of small and medium enterprises, viewed Mr. Mayank Arya and Mr. Aditya Arya, Co-Founders, YES MADAM - an affordable Home Salon Start-up.
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Apparel industry aggressively carving out tradition based trends: AKS Clothings founder
SME Times News Bureau | 28 Feb, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Nidhi Yadav, Creative Head & Founder AKS Clothings, said that the Indian apparel industry is aggressively working towards carving out an exclusive niche audience base for trends that have originated from the nation’s traditional weaves, sewing and printing styles.
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Besides finance unavailability, SMEs facing numerous challenges: Step Industries co-founder
SME Times News Bureau | 23 Feb, 2019
Besides unavailability of finance, the Indian Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector is facing numerous challenges, such as lack of infrastructure, sustainability, insufficient funds, limited access to resources as well as marketing channels and heavy competition from large entities, said Ankit Tayal, Co-Founder, Step Industries Pvt. Ltd.
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Shortage of skilled IT workforce looms over India: Nasscom official
SME Times News Bureau | 19 Feb, 2019
As the demand for disruptive technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Analytics grows, shortage of a skilled IT workforce to run them is posing a challenge to the stake-holders, Nasscom, the industry's apex body, has said.
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Direct farm income payout to start before third week of February: Garg
SME Times News Bureau | 12 Feb, 2019
The first payout under the direct income scheme for farmers announced in the Interim Budget may be made even before the third week of February, says Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg who sought to dismiss fears of land records holding up payments under the scheme.
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Poor execution by banks behind lack of MSME credit: Amaara Herbs Sales & Marketing Head
SME Times News Bureau | 04 Feb, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Rupan Oberoi, Sales and Marketing Head of Amaara Herbs, said that finance is difficult for India MSMEs, mainly due to lack of proper execution for finance from banks, and despite supports from the government.
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HostBooks Ltd. offers a seamless GST filling experience: Kapil Rana
SME Times News Bureau | 16 Jan, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Kapil Rana, President & Founder, HostBooks Ltd, said that the integrated All-in-One cloud-based application they offer enables a seamless filing of their GST returns from HostBooks platform .
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Kids apparel industry booming in India: Petit Royal co-founder
SME Times News Bureau | 15 Jan, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Neha Agarwal, Co-founder of Petit Royal, a multi-brand fashion house for kids, said that the kinds apparel industry is booming in India.
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Exhibitions most effective tool for SMEs: UBM India MD
SME Times News Bureau | 15 Jan, 2019
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Yogesh Mudras, MD of UBM India, the country’s leading exhibition organizer of B2B exhibitions, said exhibitions are the most effective tool for SMEs in the public and private sector
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