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Almost 75% of startups globally will fail: Kris Gopalakrishnan

Almost 75% of startups globally will fail: Kris Gopalakrishnan

Infosys Co-Founder and former CII President Kris Gopalakrishnan Tuesday said almost seventy percent of startups globally will fail and only five to ten percent will become large and scale up.

Top industrialists, 16K people sign online petition urging MPs to 'debate, legislate'

Top industrialists, 16K people sign online petition urging MPs to 'debate, legislate'

In an unprecedented move, over 16,000 people, including country’s top industrialists have signed a petition urging the parliamentarians to allow the temple of democracy to function, debate and legislate.

Infosys co-founder Kris invests in software firm

Infosys Ltd co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan invested in Uniphore Software Systems, a Chennai-based speech recognition solutions firm, along with other investors, the company said on Thursday.

Infosys co-founder Gopalakrishnan invests in startup Uniphore

"Continuing on my theme of backing inclusive innovations, I am optimistic of the success of Uniphore," Kris Gopalakrishnan said in a statement.

India's growth decline mainly due to domestic factors, says Montek

Ahluwalia said that India could potentially sustain a growth rate of 7 percent but "the question is, how long will it take to get there."

CII welcomes Rahul Gandhi's speech to industry

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's speech touches the real issues being faced by the industry and investors can draw confidence from his talk, industry body CII said on Sunday.

"Extreme caution" needed before action: CII to CBI

CII on Friday joined industrialists and trade bodies in expressing concern over action against reputed individuals saying that "extreme caution" should be exercised by CBI to ensure that there is no atmosphere of fear created.

'Expect Rajan to cut rates, boost growth and spur investments'

Lauding the pro-reforms approach adopted by RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, industry body CII on Thursday expressed the hope that the central bank would shift towards an expansionary monetary policy by cutting interest rates to stimulate growth.

Passage of Food Security Bill essential and important: CII

Commenting on the passage of Food Security Bill, Kris Gopalakrishnan, President, CII, said in a statement: "In a country like India, food security is extremely important. With a significant section of the population living below the poverty line, government intervention to provide nutritious food is essential".

CII calls on UK for business-friendly visa regime

India's industry chamber CII on Tuesday expressed concerns over Britain's new immigration rules and called on the Cameron government to ensure free movement of professionals between the two countries.

Start-ups need to become household names: Kris Gopalakrishnan

"We need our own Facebook and Google," he said at a function at the Startup Village here, the country's first telecom incubator, at KINFRA Park at nearby Kalamassery.

IT would like RBI to look at interest rates: Gopalakrishnan

IT industry would like the RBI to look at the interest rates though such a momentum is building up, Infosys Co-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan said on Wednesday.

Biz sentiment in US better than Europe: Infosys

Business sentiment in the US is better than Europe on account of the dynamic nature of its economy, Infosys Executive Co-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan said Thursday.

Budget 2012: Infosys hopes for reforms; Genpact not sure

Infosys chief Kris Gopalakrishnan on Wednesday expressed hope that DTC and GST will be pushed through in the forthcoming budget, while Genpact vice chairman Pramod Bhasin feared economic reforms will be tough going forward.

Infosys Chief visits the constrution site of UL CyberPark

Infosys Technologies Co-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan visited the Uralungal Labour CyberPark, promoted by Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society Ltd (ULCCS) near Vatakara in this district.

Infosys says seeks acquisitions worth up to $700 million

Infosys Ltd, India's No.2 software services exporter, is looking for acquisitions worth up to USD 700 million, Infosys' Executive Co-Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan said on Thursday.

No plans to fill post vacated by Nilekani: Infosys CEO

Infosys on Wednesday said there were no
immediate plans to appoint a co-chairman, a post vacated by
one of its founder Nandan Nilekani.