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We help MSMEs, startups manufacture at low cost: ELCIA CEO
SME Times News Bureau | 06 Dec, 2018
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Rama N S, CEO, Electronic City Industries Association (ELCIA) said the organisation helps Indian micro, small and medium enterprises to design and develop innovative products and to increase business by augmenting manufacture at relatively small costs.
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SMEs must adhere to tax compliance to be creditworthy: Profectus Capital CEO
SME Times News Bureau | 03 Dec, 2018
In an exclusive interview with SME Times, KV Srinivasan, Director & Chief Executive Officer, Profectus Capital, said that lack of credible financials and poor tax compliance by many SMEs make it difficult for banks and NBFCs to assess the credit needs and repayment capacity of the borrowers.
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Invoice factoring has great potential to help SME exporters: Drip Capital co-founder
SME Times News Bureau | 26 Nov, 2018
Invoice factoring has great potential to assist SME exporters: Drip Capital co-founder In an exclusive interview with SME Times, Pushkar Mukewar, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Drip Capital, said that in response to the unmet needs of SME exporters, several alternate financing solutions have also come up, and one especially has great potential -- invoice factoring.
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Where data sits is irrelevant as its ownership is the key: Jack Dorsey
SME Times News Bureau | 20 Nov, 2018
Stressing that data localization is an irrelevant debate in an era of Cloud, the deliberations must be in the direction of how people own and control their data, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said.
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EC working on formula to boost voter confidence in EVMs: Chief Election Commissioner
SME Times News Bureau | 12 Nov, 2018
Ruling out the possibility of going back to paper ballots in place of electronic voting machines (EVMs), the Election Commission says it is working on a formula that will "minimise errors and maximise confidence" of the stakeholders in the working of the electronic voting machines
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Current economic scenario not like 1991 crisis: Jalan
SME Times News Bureau | 06 Nov, 2018
The sharply depreciating rupee amidst rising global oil prices and the massive foreign funds outflow from the capital market are not crises comparable to the likes of the balance of payments (BoP) emergency India experienced in 1991 because the country's fundamentals are stronger than before, its BoP is strong and it has one of the highest levels of foreign exchange reserves, says former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan.
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Private sector can help boost higher education quality in India: JGU VC
SME Times News Bureau | 30 Oct, 2018
With higher education institutions in India, barring a handful struggling to make a mark at the global level, Vice chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in Sonipat, Haryana, Professor C. Raj Kumar, is vouching for greater engagement from the private sector to improve both quality and access to higher education in India.
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Progress of nation more important than debates: Kamal Haasan
Sugandha Rawal | 18 Oct, 2018
Not religion, not culture, progress is what matters, says cine icon Kamal Haasan, who has embarked on a journey in politics. He says people in India are busy debating trivial issues whereas the need of the hour is to rise above them.
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In India, we need education in culinary skills: Chef Manjit Gill
SME Times News Bureau | 15 Oct, 2018
Going to the extent of suggesting that children should be allowed to mess with the cooking and connect emotionally with the food they eat, well-known Chef Manjit Gill feels it is important to "understand our food".
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Jaypee homebuyers' voting issue resolved with electoral college at 10K: IBBI Chief
IANS | 08 Oct, 2018
Allaying fears of more than 25,000 homebuyers, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) Chairperson M.S. Sahoo has said all voting related obstacles in Japyee Infratech's resolution have been removed.
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