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Mutual Funds Get 19 Lakh New Investors In 2 Months

New Delhi: Mutual fund houses added close to 19 lakh investor accounts in April-May of 2017-18, taking the total tally to a record 5.72 crore, driven by growing interest from retail and HNI investors alike. This is on top of 77 lakh folios added in the entire past fiscal and …

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Top 5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in an Entrepreneur

People often ask me what kind of personality traits successful entrepreneurs possess? I’ve always maintained a mental list, based on my observations over years of meeting with entrepreneurs who have founded, scaled and exited businesses. To explore this further, I thought it might be interesting to gather the perspectives of professional …

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Agri-tech startups have a field day as farmers, investors sow seeds of growth

In Indian agriculture, the scope—and application—of technology has long been limited to genetically-modified crops, high-yield seeds and, of late, a handful of sophisticated tools like aerial images and GPS technology. Needless to say, a lot of challenges that farmers faced remained unresolved, partly because there were no problem-solvers around. But …

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Gimlet’s New Podcast Puts You Right in the Room as Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Businesses to Real Investors

Pitching a new business can be incredibly stressful or incredibly rewarding. The Pitch, a new podcast joining Gimlet’s lineup, puts listeners right in the middle of the process as entrepreneurs pitch their new companies to investors. “The Pitch has the high stakes you expect from reality TV,” said creator and host Josh Muccio, “but …