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Education | Mumbai, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to:
  • Register the business
  • Get electricity connection
The problem was: Other
Details of experience: Initial stage when one is trying out and testing out various other factors, the submission of...
Advice for others: Documents are most important and one must be very meticulous in maintaining them.
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IT | Bengaluru, Karnataka
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Can’t find information
Details of experience: Everything is difficult if you are starting from scratch to set up a business. • Finding office...
Advice for others: It's a difficult process. If you have the time, money, and energy, you might just be able to...
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Passport | Palghar, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to: Other
The problem was: They keep asking me to submit some new document every time
Details of experience: Doing business in India is like travelling on a road with multiple roadblocks. Every hurdle has to...
Advice for others: Patience is required. The Indian bureaucracy will frustrate you!
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E-Commerce | Mumbai, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to:
  • Register the business
  • Trade outside state/ country
The problem was: Submitting the same document to different departments
Details of experience: The biggest problem is the lack of clarity in the process. I went to the company registrar's...
Advice for others: Don't plan on doing business in India. Move abroad!
Not Easy to Do Business
Marketing | Pune, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Can’t find information
Details of experience: I tried to register a marketing firm in Pune, in order to kick-start my career. The process itself...
Advice for others: Hire a CA or legal experts so that your processes of registering the business and other formalities...
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Financial | Delhi, Delhi
It was an attempt to: Register the business
The problem was: Other
Details of experience: I did not find it easy to set up my financial enterprise in Delhi. It took us a couple of months...
Advice for others: Consult some expert who will help you out legally and also in financial matters. I think that’s the...
Not Easy to Do Business
Software | Delhi, Delhi
It was an attempt to:
  • Register the business
  • Pay taxes
  • File returns under labour laws, environmental laws, tax laws, etc.
  • Other
The problem was: Submitting the same document to different departments
Details of experience: I had a difficult time starting my software business in Delhi. I didn’t have to pay a bribe to...
Advice for others: Even in the software industry, regulations are very high. Be patient and prepared to wait for a...
Not Easy to Do Business
Financial Advisory | Pune, Maharashtra
It was an attempt to: Other
The problem was: Can’t find information
Details of experience: I was told it would take five years for me to get a permanent certificate for my financial services...
Advice for others: It doesn’t take a lot of money to start up a business. So don’t be hesitant if you are thinking...
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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...
Not Easy to Do Business
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...
Not Easy to Do Business
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...
Not Easy to Do Business
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...
Not Easy to Do Business
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...
Not Easy to Do Business
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
Not Easy to Do Business
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...