Types of Business Insurance for SMEs and Startups in India

SMEs and startups in India are globally competitive and lead the way in implementing best practices in most areas. But business insurance is one area where penetration has been slow. Business owners and startup founders are still largely unaware of the types of business insurance policies and packages available for SMEs and startups in India. What’s worrying is that a business…

 March 10, 2017  Dolly

How to Start and Register Sole Proprietorship Business in India

There is no government registration needed in order to start a sole proprietorship business in India. You don’t have to go to an online registration portal and fill up a form or submit any documents. However, you do need to open a current account with a bank in the name of the business. A current account in turn requires that you have…

 March 4, 2017  Dolly

What Are Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and IP Rights? How to File, Application Forms, Fees and Tips

One of the things that many people neglect after starting a business is to file applications for patents, trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property rights. These are your intangible but most important and valuable assets. Did you know that around 1.45 lakh patent applications have been filed in India over the last four years? But only 27% (39,318) of these were filed by Indian inventors and organisations….

 February 27, 2017  Dolly

Top 5 Tips to Expand Business Overseas

Deciding when to expand business overseas and go global is a bit daunting for startups and small businesses alike. International trade is important for growing your business, and you may be sorely tempted by the opportunities you can see in hot markets like the USA or China. But there are also risks involved in venturing abroad before you’re fully prepared. This…

 February 20, 2017  Dolly

7 Roles of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development of a Country

Entrepreneurship plays an influential role in the economic growth and standard of living of the country. As a startup founder or small business owner, you may think that you are simply working hard to build your own business and provide for yourself and your family. But you are actually doing a whole lot more for your local community, state, region, and the country as a whole. Here…

 February 13, 2017  Dolly

How to Get TIN Number For Ecommerce Startup

If you are here to find out how to get TIN number, chances are that you tried to register to sell your products online on Amazon, Snapdeal, Flipkart or any other online retail ecommerce portal in India, and they told you to get a TIN number first.   TIN stands for Taxpayer Identification Number, and it is…

 February 4, 2017  Dolly