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Why Iron Pillar Invested In Ushur

Iron Pillar is a Venture Capital & Private Equity investor firm based in Mumbai, India and Santa Clara, California, specializing in mid stage technology companies building products from India. Iron Pillar recently announced its investment in Ushur, a software company with offices in Bangalore, India and Santa Clara, California. Founded by Simha Sadasiva and Henry Peter, Ushur enables enterprises to

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Temasek Venture Group Vertex Raises $210 Million for Southeast Asian Deals – Bloomberg

Venture arm of Singapore’s Temasek targets Southeast Asian, Indian startups The venture capital unit of Singapore’s state investor has raised $210 million to invest in early-stage tech startups in Southeast Asia and India, focusing on consumer internet, financial technology and enterprise technology firms. This is the first time Vertex Ventures, an arm of Temasek, has allowed outside investors to participate

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India Awakes – Documentary Profiles Entrepreneurs and Economic Development in India

India is coming alive and flourishing economically. In fact, Citigroup estimates that by 2050, it will have the world’s largest economy, larger than China and the United States. For many centuries, only the politically connected and elite prospered in India, while the rest of the population lived in poverty. However, since 1991, 250 million people have been lifted out of

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India Hosts Rural World Entrepreneurship Forum

Focus was to highlight the significant potential of rural entrepreneurship and promote sustainable development of rural areas Today, 47% of the world’s population still live in rural areas but rural exodus has become an important international issue. In 2007, for the first time in the history of mankind, urban populations exceeded those of rural areas, posing serious challenges of which

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Stanford Ignite – Powering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in India

Program delivers business innovation learning beyond the Stanford campus to global participants for the first time, with plans for Europe and China Stanford Graduate School of Business started its first part-time Stanford Ignite certificate program in innovation and entrepreneurship in Bangalore. Aimed at nonbusiness technical professionals, it employs Stanford GSB professors on the ground as well as faculty beamed in

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