India Small Business News Round-up – 18/09/2008

Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from India:

  • Why no Indian startup were seen at TC50?: In last few days most of us have seen some or the other startup presentation, thanks to TC50 and Demo conferences held in US. More than 1000 startups applied for TC50 and around 52 were shortlisted and showcased.
  • Doing Business in India is even tougher than in Pakistan, SriLanka or Nepal: Now that does not sound very positive, is it?India touted as the next world super power is unfriendly to entrepreneurs who want to setup shop in India, so much so that war ravaged, terrorism prone, unsettled political economylike Pakistan ranks much above India. Doing business in India is tough…really tough !
  • Make and receive calls over internet free using TringMe!: Just a few days back TRAI announced that it will soon allow internet calls to be terminated on fixed and mobile networks and vice-versa, and we are immediately seeing companies taking advantage of it.
  • Azingo To Offer Adobe Flash Lite on Linux Mobile Phones: Mobile Linux company Azingo continues to deliver on its promise of providing a complete Internet experience on mobile devices with its announcement today of Adobe® Flash Lite™ 3.1 support on Azingo Mobile. Azingo has integrated Adobe Flash Lite into its advanced mobile browser enabling the display of animated web content and videos and making Adobe Flash available on a Linux mobile platform. Azingo also announced integrated support for rich mobile applications based on Adobe Flash Lite.
  • Tasmac Sets Up ‘Tasmac London – School Of Business’: TASMAC (Training and Advanced Studies in Management and Communications Ltd.) today announced the opening of Tasmac London – School of Business, the first ever Indian institution to have set up a full fledged campus in London-UK.

As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.

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