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Bengal needs accelerators to give fillip to start-up: Experts

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

needs early stage investors and accelerators to provide a big fillip to the start-up culture in the state, according to experts and leading venture capitalists.

They feel the start-up eco-system in was yet to gather steam when compared to other cities like Bangalore, Pune, and others.

In a seminar organised by here today, Lakhotia, of Fosun Capital, said although there were angel investors here, the state lacked end-to-end start-up eco-system.

has a fund of USD 850 million Fund dedicated to start-ups.

Girish Shivani, of Your Nest, said that the start-up culture has not been developed in the state so far.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 19:45 IST