How & Why is a Startup incorporation different [Whiteboard Friday]

Since startups are fundamentally different from regular businesses, the way they should be structured is also very different.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday talks about what factors you should look at while incorporating your startup so that you do not end up making changes frequently and saving much needed efforts and time during critical events like fund raising etc. 

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Implementing ESOP in your startup [Whiteboard Friday]

ESOP has been one of the most critical tool in startups to attract and retain talent. This makes it imperative to implement ESOP effectively and efficiently to gain maximum advantage from the same.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday talks what an ESOP is, what are the various important aspects that you should know if you are planning of implementing ESOP in your startup. It also looks at important regulatory aspects and process to be followed so that its a great experience for both the  startup and employees. 

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Ease of doing business in India – From a Startup’s perspective [Whiteboard Friday]

The Government of India has been making changes to existing laws and compliance systems to make it faster, easier and more responsive for startups, thereby making India a preferred Startup destination and boost the overall ecosystem.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday talks about such changes that has been implemented and how it impacts your startup. This will help founders to tap the true potential of Government’s policies and make best use of them while fostering their startup.

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Startup India program demystified [Whiteboard Friday]

The Startup India program is designed to boost the ecosystem in India and help them grow faster through multiple incentives and support extended by multiple Government agencies. Over the years it has been refined and made more attractive and really useful for startups.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday talks in details about the Startup India program and help you understand it completely. Right from the incentives it offers, the eligibility criteria and real benefits that you get when registered with them. It also talks about whether and how you can go about registering and getting enrolled to the program.

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Raising Funding? Here is everything you need to know about due diligence on various internal policies of your startup [Whiteboard Friday]

When you are raising investment, the investors will conduct a detailed due diligence on various functions of the startup. A due diligence is very different than a regular audit that your CA undertakes for sake of regulatory filings.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at due diligence on various Internal policies of your startup. This is wide area covering almost all policies and practices that have been implemented across the startup, e.g. financial control & tracking, HR policies & employee benefits, terms of service, Privacy policies & systems etc. This gives you an insight on what the scope of due diligence shall be, what documents are needed and how you can accelerate the process by ensuring readiness of the key documents.

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Raising Funding? Here is everything you need to know about due diligence on all legal agreements & contracts [Whiteboard Friday]

When you are raising investment, the investors will conduct a detailed due diligence on various functions of the startup. A due diligence is very different than a regular audit that your CA or Lawyer undertakes.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at due diligence on Legal Agreements & Contracts. This is a critical aspect and covers all types of agreements the startup has executed till date e.g. employment contracts, services agreements, shareholders agreement, terms of use, privacy policy, mentor/ advisor agreements etc.  This gives you an insight on what the scope of due diligence shall be, what documents are needed and how you can accelerate the process by ensuring readiness of the key documents.

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Raising Funding? Here is everything you need to know about due diligence on payroll function [Whiteboard Friday]

When you are raising investment, the investors will conduct a detailed due diligence on various functions of the startup. A due diligence is very different than a regular audit that your CA undertakes for sake of regulatory filings.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at due diligence on Payroll functions of your startup. This is an important aspect as it covers all transactions related to your team, freelancers, contractors etc.  This gives you an insight on what the scope of due diligence shall be, what documents are needed and how you can accelerate the process by ensuring readiness of the key documents.

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Raising Funding? Here is everything you need to know about due diligence from secretarial records perspective [Whiteboard Friday]

When you are raising investment, the investors will conduct a detailed due diligence on various functions of the startup. A due diligence is very different than a regular audit that your CA undertakes for sake of regulatory filings.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at due diligence on secretarial records of your startup. Secretarial due diligence has been a single most important aspect that could delay the process severely if they have not been maintained properly. This gives you an insight on what the scope of due diligence shall be, what documents are needed and how you can accelerate the process by ensuring readiness of the key documents.

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Raising Funding? Here is everything you need to know about due diligence from taxation and compliances perspective [Whiteboard Friday]

When you are raising investment, the investors will conduct a detailed due diligence on various functions of the startup. A due diligence is very different than a regular audit that your CA undertakes for sake of regulatory filings.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at due diligence on taxation & compliances status of your startup. This gives you an insight on what the scope of due diligence shall be, what documents are needed and how you can accelerate the process by ensuring readiness of the key documents.

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Raising Funding? Here is everything you need to know about due diligence from accounting perspective [Whiteboard Friday]

When you are raising investment, the investors will conduct a detailed due diligence on various functions of the startup. A due diligence is very different than a regular audit that your CA undertakes for sake of regulatory filings.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at due diligence on accounting functions. This gives you an insight on what the scope of due diligence, what documents are needed and how you can accelerate the process by ensuring readiness of the key documents.

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Investor due diligence – Overview [Whiteboard Friday]

When you are raising investment, the investors will conduct a detailed due diligence on various functions of the startup. A due diligence is very different than a regular audit that your CA undertakes for sake of regulatory filings.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at what a due diligence means, how it is different than an audit and various timelines that you should be aware of while undertaking a DD. 

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Transfer pricing for an Indian subsidiary – Doing business in India [Whiteboard Friday]

If you have an Indian subsidiary, either as a cost centre or a profit centre, any international transactions done with the parent entity or any other of your own company, qualifies for transfer pricing. Transfer pricing is essentially a markup that is arrived after detailed study of multiple factors and business conditions. This markup leads to the Indian subsidiary being profitable.

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday explain in detail the concept of Transfer pricing, what are the ways you can arrive at calculating this and how do you go about the same in your setup (cost vs a profit centre).

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Compliances for an Indian subsidiary – Doing business in India [Whiteboard Friday]

If you have an Indian subsidiary, either as a cost centre or a profit centre, you need to keep it compliant under various applicable laws. These law vary from Company to FEMA to Taxation to Labour to Regulatory etc. 

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at applicable laws for both cost centre or a profit centre and what you should be aware of to keep your startup compliant. 

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Setting up an Indian subsidiary – Doing business in India [Whiteboard Friday]

If you are looking to do business in India, you can set up a company in multiple ways like Private Limited company or an LLP depending on what your objectives are – Cost centre Vs Profit Centre. 

The current episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday looks at option available to get started in India along with various tax implications that you should be aware of.

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