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Restaurant | Mumbai, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to:
  • Register the business
  • Get registration and licenses under labour laws
The problem was: Can’t find information
Details of experience: I had a lot of problems starting my restaurant in Mumbai. It was not easy for me to start my...
Advice for others: Be ready to grease the officials’ palms if you do not want any hindrances in the procedure of...
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Branding | Ahemdabad, Gujarat
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Other
Details of experience: In my opinion, it is absolutely not easy to conduct business in India. I tried to establish a brand...
Advice for others: I acted a bit prematurely in terms of starting a business, but I advise other budding entrepreneurs...
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Media | Mumbai, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Other
Details of experience: I registered my business in the media sector. Though the response time was pretty decent, I was...
Advice for others: My advice would be you will need a legal expert or some sort of broker who is well versed with the...
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IT | Jaipur, Rajasthan
It was an attempt to:
  • Acquire land
  • Get registration and licenses under labour laws
  • Trade outside state/ country
The problem was:
Details of experience: I set up an IT firm in Jaipur, Rajasthan. According to me, the only issue I had with the...
Advice for others: My only advice to entrepreneurs would be - you need to have patience with the system if you want...
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E-Commerce | Mumbai, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Confusing laws that say different things
Details of experience: I tried to set up an e-commerce firm myself in Mumbai. The whole process was just a big headache....
Advice for others: Get someone to get your work done. Take a Charted Accountant’s or a lawyer’s help. You would...
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Social Sector,Non-profit | Bengaluru, Karnataka
It was an attempt to:
  • Register the business
  • Trade outside state/ country
The problem was: They keep asking me to submit some new document every time
Details of experience: I helped to register a non-governmental organisation in the social sector in Bengaluru, Karnataka....
Advice for others: An advice to younger entrepreneurs would be that if you are not ready to bribe the officials, you...
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Medical Shop | Nanded, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to:
  • Register the business
  • Acquire land
  • Register property
  • Get registration and licenses under labour laws
  • Get building plan approved
  • Get electricity connection
  • Pay taxes
  • File returns under labour laws, environmental laws, tax laws, etc.
The problem was:
Details of experience: It was easy for my family to set up our medicines wholesale business. We tried to register our...
Advice for others: My advice to other businessmen would be either be ready to bribe or have patience for the lengthy...
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Media | Ahemdabad, Gujarat
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was:
Details of experience: It was pretty much easy for us to set up our media enterprise in Ahmadabad, Gujarat. We are a...
Advice for others: My advice to other start ups would be if you have no idea about the procedures involved and the...
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Automotive Aftermarket | Ahemdabad, Gujarat
It was an attempt to:
  • Register the business
  • Get electricity connection
  • Get water connection
  • Trade outside state/ country
The problem was:
Details of experience: We have a family business of automotive aftermarket in Ahmadabad, Gujarat. We tried to register the...
Advice for others: My advice for others would be – go through an expert accountant or a lawyer who has an expertise in...
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Travel & Tourism | Mumbai, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Delay by the department even though I completed the procedure
Details of experience: I started my Travel and Tourism business in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It wasn’t easy for me start the...
Advice for others: My advice to other entrepreneurs would be that please make sure you carry all the possible...
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Development Sector | Muzaffarpur, Bihar
It was an attempt to: Other
The problem was: Confusing laws that say different things
Details of experience: I am from Muzzafarpur, Bihar. I recently started a new enterprise in the Development Sector. I...
Advice for others: My advice to other people who want to have their own start ups would be that, since it is very...
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Hospitality/ Tourism | Anjuna, Goa
It was an attempt to:
  • Register the business
  • Register property
  • Get permits and licenses under environmental laws
  • Get building plan approved
  • Get electricity connection
  • Other
The problem was: Can’t find information
Details of experience: I have recently started a new business in Goa in the hospitality and tourism sector. I tried to...
Advice for others: My advice to other entrepreneurs is that - you should start all the procedures as soon as possible...
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Printing/Designing | Delhi, Delhi
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Other
Details of experience: As I attempted to register my business, I faced a lot of problems. To start with, the laws are...
Advice for others: -
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Private/Construction | Sadar Bazar, Delhi
It was an attempt to: Get construction permit
The problem was: Corrupt officials who asked for bribes
Details of experience: It was quite tough to complete the construction on time due to the continuous and unnecessary...
Advice for others: Always keep a copy of complete paper work with you
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Education | Mumbai, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was:
Details of experience: My experience has been a learning one.The whole process is decent and well managed.
Advice for others: Be very confident and patient, things will fall in place
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Fireworks | Rohini, Delhi
It was an attempt to: Other
The problem was: They keep asking me to submit some new document every time
Details of experience: Every time, I need to approach the explosives office in Faridabad, it gives me chills in my bones...
Advice for others: Take as many documents as you can to the government office. You never know what the offiicials ask...
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Hospitality | Delhi , Delhi
It was an attempt to: Get credit
The problem was: Corrupt officials who asked for bribes
Details of experience: A bank manager asked for bribe for approval of loan.
Advice for others: Don't take loan from government banks.
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Education | Delhi, Delhi
It was an attempt to: Get building plan approved
The problem was: They keep asking me to submit some new document every time
Details of experience: Its a visious circle
Advice for others: Find out a mediator who knows everything and can get things done at one go - a lawyer or a charted...
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Direct Selling | New Delhi, Delhi
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Confusing laws that say different things
Details of experience: India doesn't have any specific law which governs Direct Selling Industry due to which people...
Advice for others: Do your research before starting a direct selling business
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Travel | New Delhi, Delhi
It was an attempt to: Other
The problem was: Can’t find information
Details of experience: I am in the bike renting business and I am not able to get information related to insurance policy...
Advice for others: Google will come handy
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Consutling, Project Mgmt | Bhubaneswar, Odisha
It was an attempt to: Other
The problem was: Delay by the department even though I completed the procedure
Details of experience: I have applied to register as an approved Engineering Consultant to Bhubaneswar Development...
Advice for others: I am clueless to give any advice to other entrepreneurs.
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ENTERTAIN&ENT | DEHRADUN, Uttarakhand
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was:
Details of experience: Ten years of script writing and struggling got me nowhere yet
Advice for others: Keep writing and reading. Work and earn to achieve your dreams.
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Trading | Delhi , Delhi
It was an attempt to: Register property
The problem was: Can’t find information
Details of experience: I wanted to know if my property comes under commercial area or not? There was no website or any...
Advice for others: NA
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Manufacturing/ Packaging | Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
It was an attempt to: Get electricity connection
The problem was: Confusing laws that say different things
Details of experience: There was denial for commercial electric connection on freehold plots. They agreed later, after...
Advice for others: You need to know influential people to get your work done or be prepared to argue trying to make...