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Startups to gain as investment rules ease for pvt domestic pension funds

Indian capital has yet played a small role in the growth of domestic startups, but that could change after the ministry freed alternative investment funds

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startups in India | startup ecosystem | Pensions

Samreen Ahmad  |  Bengaluru 

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Indian startups will have a new source to raise capital after the finance ministry allowed private retirement funds to invest up to 5 per cent of their investible surplus in venture capital (VC) funds and other areas, said experts.

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First Published: Wed, March 17 2021. 18:13 IST
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