SMB Forum

‘Startup India, Standup India’ to Boost Budding Entrepreneurs and MSMEs

January 29, 2016

With Narendra Modi’s bold initiative to craft India as the worldwide den of entrepreneurship, people believe that 'Startup India, Standup India' will enhance budding entrepreneurs and MSMEs. Nijhum Rudra People have already ...

‘Consumers Oblivious of Mandatory Need for Pharmacy Prescription’

January 15, 2016

Founded in May 2013 by Arvind Yadav and Anil Asnani and later joined hands by Puneet Kapoor, the online pharmacy shop, BigChemist’s, main idea is to offer trouble-free solutions to ...

How Small Businesses Can Benefit by Going Online

January 14, 2016

According to a recent survey conducted by GoDaddy and RedShift of 500 very small business owners on their Internet readiness, 40% of the respondents felt that they didn’t ...

“Talent Acquisition is a Major Pain Point for SMEs”

January 12, 2016

While SMEs form the backbone of our economy, they continue to face significant challenges like tech adoption or accessing capital in spite of the segment being identified as a priority ...

Indifi Technologies- A Top-notch Financial Platform for Indian SMEs

January 6, 2016

SMEs in India have started achieving huge financial support from Indifi Technologies- a Strong Financial backbone For the future of SME business growth in India, a high-flying financing dais, Indifi Technologies ...


EPPS Offering Best of Breed Mobile ERP Solutions for Indian SMEs

January 6, 2016

By Nijhum Rudra Addressing the imperative requirements of Indian SMEs, EPPS Infotech, an innovative start-up specializing in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions, commenced its indigenous ERP solutions devised on the aspects ...

Pune SMEs are Inclined to Utilize Technology But Lack the Know-How

December 30, 2015

“Over the past few years, our nation has been progressing at a healthy rate of around 8-9 percent. The market was a bit sluggish during the period of downturn, but ...

We’re launching an e-Shop to help Artisans sell their products online

December 30, 2015

MSSIDC was formed to provide adequate raw materials and extend marketing assistance to SMBs. The primary aim is to assist the small scale industries for their development and expansion in ...

Setback for Maharashtra SMEs as Traditional Manufacturing Hubs Fade Away

December 30, 2015

The online industry has achieved massive penetration in India over the past few years. There is an easy availability of different variety of goods. E-commerce giants like Flipkart, Amazon and ...

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‘Show Us the RoI, and We’ll Buy’

December 8, 2015

Nagpur enjoys the unique geographical location of being at the centre of India, and as a result is well-connected to the other major cities of the country. It has a ...

To Make Them Realise the True RoI, SMEs Need to be Engaged With More Often

December 8, 2015

The six-city HP BusinessNow Express solutions tour, which kicked off in Pune in July and subsequently marched through industry-rich cities of Mumbai, Nashik, and Aurangabad, received a befitting farewell in ...

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Smart Cities can be a boon for Indian SMEs

November 23, 2015

The infrastructure in existing Indian cities is crumbling under the pressure of growing population, leading to a slew of different issues that impact every single urban citizen. Building smart cities ...

IT is the Bellwether MSMEs Are Looking For

November 13, 2015

Thane, Asia’s first industrial development center, is the third most industrialised district in Maharashtra. There are 1,548 large and medium scale and 18,480 small scale industries in the district. The ...

“Lack of Trained Manpower to Use the New Tech is a Key Challenge”

November 10, 2015

The MIA comprises very small to mid-sized industrial units located along the Hingna Road industrial cluster. The companies here are engrossed with manufacturing the smaller industrial components that primarily support ...


Aurangabad Banks on IT to Fulfill Vision 2020

November 3, 2015

As part of the HP BusinessNow Express tour, we spoke to key office bearers of MASSIA to understand industrial challenges in Aurangabad and how they use IT to alleviate them Aurangabad—the ...

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‘Nashik’s Entrepreneurs are Keen to use Technology’

November 3, 2015

In an exclusive interview with PCQuest at HP BusinessNow Express Tour of Nashik, the MACCIA Sr. VP talks about how Nashik’s business owners aspire to use technology to save time, ...

SMEs Keen to Adopt IT in Maharashtra but Lack the Knowhow

October 13, 2015

The interesting thing about SMEs in across Maharashtra’s industrial belt (and possibly everywhere else across the country), is that they’re gradually realizing the importance of using IT to remain competitive. ...

Does Big Data have a Place in Small Businesses?

October 6, 2015

– P.C. Kiran, AVP - Engineering, Impetus Infotech Big Data is the current fervor throughout several industry verticals. In not only business and industry, it is being leveraged also in public ...

How Pune Plastic SMEs are Using IT for Business Benefit

September 18, 2015

– Sameer Joshi, Vice Chairman, Indian Plastics Institute-Pune Chapter Today, plastics and polymers are present everywhere from the lush green fields to clear blue skies. They’re present right from the morning ...


How Vashi’s Small Scale Industries Compete Globally Using IT

September 15, 2015

We interacted with R.K. Jain, Chairman-IMC, Vashi and Ganeshan Pillai-Joint Director, IMC to understand IT usage by Vashi’s small scale industries and what further needs to be done to make ...