India to simplify access to startup capital

The Finance Ministry in India has been holding consultations to develop ways to make it easier for startups in the country to raise funding.

The government of India is looking at ways to simplify the process for startups to raise funding and make it more attractive, according to the Times of India.

The Finance Ministry in India and other agencies have been discussing the effects of current regulations that lead to startups seeking to establish themselves overseas.

The ministry is looking to see how it can make the rules for receiving deferred consideration and the treatment of indemnity escrow simpler. It is also addressing the simplification of raising capital for startups in general.

These changes would be in addition to the already announced tax waiver for startups in their first three years of operation with an alternative tax being applicable.

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