BSE and BLL sign MoU to encourage SME listings

  • MUMBAI: Stock exchange BSE on Saturday said it has signed an agreement with Inventivepreneur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ICCI) to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups, and promote their listing on the exchange.
  • Through this association, ICCI will offer assistance in evaluating SMEs and start-ups for listing on BSE SME board, BSE said in a statement.
  • Besides, it will also sensitise the investor network about listed SMEs and start-ups.
  • ICCI will offer industry connections to respective BSE start-ups globally and support entrepreneurship nationwide through knowledge transmission on government announced programs, acceleration fund, international presence and global business relations, it said.
  • To make this a real success, ICCI will conduct various networking activities, awareness camps, interactive sessions and business events.
  • “As India’s leading stock exchange, it’s our responsibility to support the government’s nation-building exercise,” BSE SME and Startups Head Ajaykumar Thakur said.
  • “Through ICCI, we believe more start-ups and SMEs will get adequate exposure on the benefits of listing on an exchange and will be able to comprehend the functioning of the capital market in a better way,” Thakur added.
  • Recently, BSE tied up with Telangana government and SME networking portal GlobalLinker to help MSMEs in raising equity funds.
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