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Tips on raising funds from govt agencies and PE firms for your startup

Divining ideas is easy. Executing them is the hard part. This is particularly true if you are setting up a new business. The one thing that can make execution a lot easier is an investor who is willing to bet on your business model. If you are looking for funding, you have a reason to cheer. The government is to launch a Rs 1,000-crore seed fund for startups, called Startup India Seed Fund, on April 1. Srinivas Chunduru, founder, VANS Investments explains that a startup isn't necessarily a brand new enterprise. He says, "According to the Start-Up India scheme, a startup should not be .....

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