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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GoI’s Action Plan for Start-ups

The Government revealed its new start up India stand up India document. It went beyond the plan and has released an Action Plan, a pdf document that you can find on the website of the Department of Industrial Policy and

GoI’s Action Plan for Start-ups

The Government revealed its new start up India stand up India document. It went beyond the plan and has released an Action Plan, a pdf document that you can find on the website of the Department of Industrial Policy and

Learning from failed startups

Despite the hype surrounding startup companies in India, there are those unlucky some for whom the writing is on the wall. Various reasons for the failure of a startup include funding issues, poor operations and the pressure to scale up

Learning from failed startups

Despite the hype surrounding startup companies in India, there are those unlucky some for whom the writing is on the wall. Various reasons for the failure of a startup include funding issues, poor operations and the pressure to scale up

Women Directors: only in letter and not in spirit?

The Companies Act 2013 provides, by virtue of the second proviso to sub-section (1) of section 149, that specified companies shall have at least one woman director. The corresponding rules specify the type of companies to which this law applies

Women Directors: only in letter and not in spirit?

The Companies Act 2013 provides, by virtue of the second proviso to sub-section (1) of section 149, that specified companies shall have at least one woman director. The corresponding rules specify the type of companies to which this law applies

The Startup Forum: in Karnataka

Source: Economic Times Karnataka plans to become the first state in the country to allow startups to pitch for local government contracts, a move that could potentially revolutionise procurement for government agencies by bringing down costs and access to new

The Startup Forum: in Karnataka

Source: Economic Times Karnataka plans to become the first state in the country to allow startups to pitch for local government contracts, a move that could potentially revolutionise procurement for government agencies by bringing down costs and access to new

“The frenzy in India is the same as in the Valley” (for startups)

A few days back, The Economic Times had as a lead story on how law firms are trying to tap the startup space in India. Aarthi, the blog’s co-author, also gave her opinion: Rocketing business prompts startups to court law

“The frenzy in India is the same as in the Valley” (for startups)

A few days back, The Economic Times had as a lead story on how law firms are trying to tap the startup space in India. Aarthi, the blog’s co-author, also gave her opinion: Rocketing business prompts startups to court law

Government enabled start-up ecosystems in the offing

Less than two months from now, the prime minister may be announcing measures for startups. Amidst all the talk on over-valuing start-ups, there are the odd number that could perhaps benefit from skewed policies. Fostering innovations is one such focus

Government enabled start-up ecosystems in the offing

Less than two months from now, the prime minister may be announcing measures for startups. Amidst all the talk on over-valuing start-ups, there are the odd number that could perhaps benefit from skewed policies. Fostering innovations is one such focus

Why private companies stand at ease

This article deals with some other exemptions to private companies under the Companies Act, 2013 (“New Act”) not covered earlier. Restrictions to purchase and loans to directors Section 67 under the New Act deals with restrictions on the purchase of

Why private companies stand at ease

This article deals with some other exemptions to private companies under the Companies Act, 2013 (“New Act”) not covered earlier. Restrictions to purchase and loans to directors Section 67 under the New Act deals with restrictions on the purchase of