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A Nasscom report had recently pointed out about the dearth of hardware startups in India. Nasscom Chairman of Product Council Ravi Gururaj had correctly pointed out on the difficulties of getting it right at the hardware frontier of things.

The 5 Phases of Cash Flow

Something that we find true for almost all the businesses we work with is that it costs their owners twice as much and takes twice as long as they'd envisioned to make those businessses profitable.

As a start-up, you don’t always have the luxury of access or big budgets as some of the more established firms, while building your brand. On the plus side, the fact that you are a young company means that you are nimble, can adapt quickly and are far more receptive to change. In the race towards making your brand’s mark in today’s overcrowded and oversaturated market, it counts to play smart. At Morning Fresh, we take bootstrapping as a fun challenge to push ourselves to create, innovate and constantly come up with strategies and ideas that can give us maximum visibility and impact with a smaller investment. Here are some of our key learnings:

RiskIQ, a startup with a new kind of security technology, has raised $30.5 million in a third round of funding.

Two Indian startups secured investments worth almost Rs 2 crore in less than 30 minutes. Sounds unbelievable, doesn’t it? Astonishing as it might appear, this is exactly what is happening at “The Vault”, a one-of-its-kind Indian reality show. The Vault, which can well be called the Indian Idol of startups and investors, provides a unique platform to aspiring entrepreneurs from across the country helping them achieve their dreams.

Digital marketing platform DMscore announced today that it raised a $2.5 million seed investment to launch its first marketplace.

If you trade stocks, you’ve probably made a few losing trades that still keep you up at night. The stock market moves quickly, and volatility can lead even the most seasoned trader to buy or sell in a panic. Whatever strategy you choose, the most important thing for your long-term returns is that you stick to it. You’d be better off if you stopped yourself before trading in a panic.

 Amazon has announced a new 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm that will be opening in Texas next year, a project the internet giant says is it’s biggest renewable energy project so far.

“India is ripe for its financial services revolution and with the growing penetration of smartphones, we have an opportunity to give a new business model of payment, banking and financial services combined with online commerce," says, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO, Paytm after announcing that Mountain Capital will be backing the venture.

To fund or not to fund – that seems to be the question which frequently confronts entrepreneurs spearheading angelbacked start-ups. The dilemma is justified too. After all, most of these ventures have already managed to secure decent seed investments from angel investors and are just about on the verge of achieving balanced operations. So why take on more investments, and all the added pressure it entails?