Writing a business plan is a very important step in the establishment of a start-up, or an existing firm looking for funding in anticipation for further growth. An effective business plan will hit the right chords with the investors and other parties, and inspire them to be associated with the firm.
A pure-play research company focusing on technical analysis, CapitalVia Global Research (CV) provides real-time financial market recommendations to consumers. Started in the Tier-2 city of Indore, the firm has witnessed a rapid growth in business.
A major challenge for most SMEs in India is structured risk management. It is important for SMEs to understand and identify the risks their business can face.
In view of the near drought-like situation in several parts of the country, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has urged the union government to give a special economic package to all agricultural states in the country, a state government spokesman said.
After a number of appraisal visits, the World Bank has sanctioned a loan worth USD200 million (INR 1,100 crore) to the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, reports IBN Live.
The global aerospace and defence industry performance in 2011 was sluggish, posting a revenue gain of just 2.3 percent compared to 2.5 percent in 2010, a study released by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu's (DTTL) Global Manufacturing Industry group found. The industry's financial performance generally fell that year, though, in whole terms, it had grown to USD681 billion despite the uncertainty in the defence sector.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is mulling floating financial instruments that mimic returns on gold to curb the current account deficit, Deputy Governor Anand Sinha said.
Exuding confidence of a rebound in the Indian economy, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said that the country will return to the growth rate of above eight percent soon.
One of India's top ten business schools - the IIM Shillong (IIM-S) - and India's leading stock exchange, the National Stock Exchange (NSE), have signed an agreement to start the first ever two-year full-time Post-Graduate Programme in Financial Markets (PGP-FM), offered by the IIM. The agreement was signed between NSE Managing Director and CEO Ravi Narain and eminent academician and IIM-S Director Ashoke K Dutta at the NSE office in Mumbai.
Karnataka plans to operate 'bullet trains' across the state to provide high-speed connectivity between its tech hub Bangalore and Mysore, Belgaum and Gulbarga in the northern region of the state. "We are in discussion with Japanese experts who have built and operate bullet trains in their country, especially between Tokyo and Osaka, to provide high-speed rail connectivity between Bangalore and Mysore (150km), Bangalore and Belgaum (610km), and Bangalore and Gulbarga (585km)," state Industry Minister Murgesh Nirani told reporters.