FAQ’s for Start-ups (from DIPP)

What qualifies as a “Startup” for the purpose of Government schemes? An entity (Private Limited Company or Registered Partnership Firm or Limited Liability Partnership) shall be considered a “Startup” – Upto 5 years from the date of its incorporation/ registration,

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FAQ’s for Start-ups (from DIPP)

What qualifies as a “Startup” for the purpose of Government schemes? An entity (Private Limited Company or Registered Partnership Firm or Limited Liability Partnership) shall be considered a “Startup” – Upto 5 years from the date of its incorporation/ registration,

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THE INDIA LAW FOR STARTUPS & About Us

The simple art of communication gets complex when the subject matter is the law. More so, when the founder of a start-up is busy trying to solve all the world’s problems. He prefers to not spend time talking to a

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THE INDIA LAW FOR STARTUPS & About Us

The simple art of communication gets complex when the subject matter is the law. More so, when the founder of a start-up is busy trying to solve all the world’s problems. He prefers to not spend time talking to a

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Launching A Startup? Make a clean legal break from your employer first

Thousands of entrepreneurs quit their jobs each year to start their own companies. It happens all the time, and it’s no problem, right? Not quite. Many employment contracts contain provisions that can make it difficult for entrepreneurs to pursue their

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Launching A Startup? Make a clean legal break from your employer first

Thousands of entrepreneurs quit their jobs each year to start their own companies. It happens all the time, and it’s no problem, right? Not quite. Many employment contracts contain provisions that can make it difficult for entrepreneurs to pursue their

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Trademarks and Start-ups: 4 Frequently Asked Questions

The conundrum of whether to apply for a trademark at the start of a business is something that crosses every entrepreneur’s mind. Following are some common questions that start-ups often ponder over that we trust will benefit you: When is

Trademarks and Start-ups: 4 Frequently Asked Questions

The conundrum of whether to apply for a trademark at the start of a business is something that crosses every entrepreneur’s mind. Following are some common questions that start-ups often ponder over that we trust will benefit you: When is

The Startup India Portal and FAQ’s

The Government of India through the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion launched its website: http://startupindia.gov.in/ and a mobile application simultaneously. Further it released a bunch of FAQ’s for startups, incubators  and funding agencies connected to the ecosystem. The answers

The Startup India Portal and FAQ’s

The Government of India through the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion launched its website: http://startupindia.gov.in/ and a mobile application simultaneously. Further it released a bunch of FAQ’s for startups, incubators  and funding agencies connected to the ecosystem. The answers

FAQ’s for Funding Agencies (from DIPP)

Which are the bodies and agencies that fall under the category of “Funding Bodies”? As per the notification no. G.S.R 180(E) dated February 17, 2016, Alternate Investment Funds, Venture Capital Funds, Angel Fund and Seed Funds registered with SEBI will

FAQ’s for Funding Agencies (from DIPP)

Which are the bodies and agencies that fall under the category of “Funding Bodies”? As per the notification no. G.S.R 180(E) dated February 17, 2016, Alternate Investment Funds, Venture Capital Funds, Angel Fund and Seed Funds registered with SEBI will

FAQ’s for Incubators (from DIPP)

Which incubators are authorized to provide a recommendation/ support/ endorsement letter? As per the notification no. G.S.R 180(E) dated February 17, 2016, an incubator must fall in one of the following categories to be authorized to provide a recommendation/ support/

FAQ’s for Incubators (from DIPP)

Which incubators are authorized to provide a recommendation/ support/ endorsement letter? As per the notification no. G.S.R 180(E) dated February 17, 2016, an incubator must fall in one of the following categories to be authorized to provide a recommendation/ support/

FDI in e-commerce

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) issued guidelines today  relating to foreign direct investment in the e-commerce industry effective today. Please read the document in the link for the press note: DIPP guidelines on FDI in e-commerce Interesting

FDI in e-commerce

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) issued guidelines today  relating to foreign direct investment in the e-commerce industry effective today. Please read the document in the link for the press note: DIPP guidelines on FDI in e-commerce Interesting

Standardizing the seed round term sheet

With the legal documentation process for startup entrepreneurs getting complex, a standard set of seed series financing documentation could help simplify the process to a large extent. When I was thinking of a topic to write for this issue, it

Standardizing the seed round term sheet

With the legal documentation process for startup entrepreneurs getting complex, a standard set of seed series financing documentation could help simplify the process to a large extent. When I was thinking of a topic to write for this issue, it