Business Centres Category: Starting A Business

Low and Zero Interest Small Business Loans

The business mentors and financial industry experts we work with keep telling us that entrepreneurs and business owners should not spend any of the funds they raise while they’re still in the initial stages of starting a business. On the other hand, the experts also say that you should apply for loans when you…

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 September 9, 2017  Dolly


What is the Difference Between Startups and SMEs

Both startup founders and small business owners go through the same new business setup and growth curve in terms of investment and lack of a corporate structure. But their funding mechanisms are completely different, their route from idea to commercial operations is different, and their customer base is typically not the same either. 

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 September 7, 2017  Dolly


What is MSME?

MSME is an acronym for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. MSMEs are basically small-sized businesses defined in terms of their investment. 40% of India’s gross industrial output is contributed by MSME. 45% of India’s total export is from MSME. India’s second largest Employer after Agriculture.

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 August 30, 2017  Dolly


How to Find a Mentor for Your Startup

If you have a checklist of things you need as a startup founder, one of the top 5 would be mentorship. A mentor may provide material support, but their real value lies in the guidance and experience that they bring to the table. You may have a mentor in the family…

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 July 2, 2017  Dolly


Why Bangalore Startups Are Not Ready to Cowork

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We have a lot of posts on all the good things about coworking and it’s benefits for startups and others who want to run a lean operation without any non-essential overheads. But the hard truth is that a large number of the startups located at our centres in Bangalore don’t want to give up their office and become coworkers. In…

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 June 16, 2017  Dolly


Company Registration Forms and Application Process

A few years back in time, company registration would have been a tall order for anyone. But since the Government has centralised the registration process at their new center in Manesar (near Gurgaon), you can now register your company far more easily and within a short timespan. Before, the catch was in the name approval process….

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 May 27, 2017  Dolly


How to Start a Software Company in India

Let’s start by tackling the incorporation part of how to start a software company in India. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India, has taken large steps toward simplifying the incorporation process. One step in that direction is the introduction of…

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 May 13, 2017  Dolly


Funding Strategies for Startups

Access to funding is one of the key challenge faced by startups. With no collaterals to produce or existing cash flow to show, many startups fail to get loans and are forced to stretch their existing funds to stay operational. Investors therefore view startups as a high…

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 May 6, 2017  Dolly


Crucial Considerations For Your Startup Space

Deciding on the right place to set up your startup space can be quite challenging. It is a big decision to make, because if you are not planning for your garage or basement to be your launch pad, then the cost of setting up an office will…

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 May 5, 2017  Dolly


What is the Cost of Renting an Office in Bangalore?

What is the rate here? This is a question that we hear a lot from business owners and startup founders who are looking for office space in a specific area in Bangalore. Since we provide serviced offices, we need to know the answer and…

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 April 29, 2017  Dolly


Documents Required for Business Loan

If you going to apply for a business loan, you will first need to get all the documents required ready before you even approach a bank, non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) or other lenders. Regardless of which lender you go to, most of the documents required for business loan are going to be…

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 April 21, 2017  Dolly


Top 10 Bangalore Hotspots for Meeting Startup Founders

You can call it networking or meetups. But deep down, startup founders, like any other species, just want to be part of the herd. Well, first you want to be part of the herd, and then you want to be the alpha -…

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 April 15, 2017  Dolly


How to Get an Address For Business Registration

Since you have landed on this page, I assume you are interested in getting an address for business registration. To be specific, you want the address without the physical space. Before I tell you how, please take a minute to read the section below that explains what the Indian…

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 April 8, 2017  Dolly


How to Register a One Person Company

One person company (OPC) is a new business structure introduced in India by the Companies Act, 2013 . Registering as an OPC serves as a vehicle to provide sole proprietors and entrepreneurs access to the advantages and unlimited business expansion possibilities of corporate entities.  

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 March 25, 2017  Dolly


5 Freelancer Problems That Coworking Spaces Can Solve

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The world of freelancers and freelancing is growing huge and powerful. This self-motivated pool of entrepreneurs and professionals in the workforce has managed to successfully shed negative perceptions. Freelancing is now considered as a hip and cool career option for trendy millennials, and that’s why it’s now progressing to the next level. An increasing number of freelancers…

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 March 25, 2017  Dolly


What is an LLP? How to Register LLP Online in India

A Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) is a business structure that offers the partners corporate protections against liability, while still allowing them the freedom and flexibility to manage the business on the basis of personal agreements between the partners. Want flexible office space for business? Get an Office at Evoma. Call 080 41903000 Unlike…

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 March 18, 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.

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 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%…

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 February 27, 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…

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 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.  

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 February 4, 2017  Dolly


Financial Planning Guide For a New Business

Nearly 50% of new businesses fail to survive past the five-year point, and 90% will be gone after 10 years. If you’re wondering why the failure rate is so high, the top five reasons for business failure include three that are related to finance. One of them is failure to track your finances, the second one is…

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 February 4, 2017  Dolly


Government Loan Schemes Offering Working Capital For Business in India

Over 90% of the over 98,000 businesses that are launched in India every year end up as a failure. That’s quite normal by global standards, but the main reason for a large number of these failures is working capital. To be specific, a major reason for failure is the lack of working capital for business. The good…

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 December 24, 2016  Dolly


Coworking Spaces in Bangalore vs. Serviced Offices and Rentals

What is Coworking Space? Co-working spaces in Bangalore are like a time-share plan for business centres and office complexes. The idea is to lease the same office infrastructure and resources to different members as and when they need it, for short periods such as…

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 December 16, 2016  Dolly


Government Schemes to Help Young Startups Grow in India

The startups scene in India is now red hot, as evidenced by a NASSCOM report which reveals that the funding pouring into this segment has increased to $4.9 billion last year. This is 125% more compared to $2.2 billion the year before that, and also higher than the cumulative…

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 December 10, 2016  Dolly


Benefits of MSME Registration

Benefits of MSME Registration What are MSME Enterprises? According to the provisions of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED)Act 2006, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ( MSME) are categorized in both Manufacturing and Service as Micro Small Medium Manufacturing Enterprises The investment on plant and machinery is Upto Rupees 25 Lakhs More than Rupees 25 Lakhs to…

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 September 27, 2016  Dolly


10-Step Tutorial for Starting an Online Business

10-Step Tutorial for Starting an Online Business Anyone with an Internet connection and a keyboard can start an online business today in five minutes, with zero investment. But while the entry barrier of starting an online business is virtually nonexistent, the barriers to growth and success are significantly higher.

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Write a Business Plan

How to Write a Business Plan From childhood we have been taught to have a plan for everything we do in life. Why is planning so essential? According to the a plan is a “Written account of intended future course of action aimed at…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Conduct Market Research for Your New Business

How to Conduct Market Research for Your New Business What is Market Research? Market research is gathering of information regarding the needs and wants of customers and putting it together for better understanding of the business. Conducting Market research is necessary to all  business organisations. It helps with providing valuable…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly


How to Start a Startup

How to Start a Startup So you want to start a business!  Once you get over the initial excitement, now It’s time to break down the process of launching your startup. Not to worry. I’ve broken down this startup checklist into the primary tasks you need to do now, and those that you can…

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 September 23, 2016  Dolly