Ishita Russell
A mass communications post graduate, Ishita has eight years of reporting experience with both leading financial newspapers and newswires -- her forte being breaking news and moving the stock markets. When not hounding for news, she loves to get her adrenaline pumping by indulging in whatever adventure sport she can lay her hands on. Other than making travel plans or reading up on food and restaurants, spending time with family and some alone time with her piano is what relaxes her the most.
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In photos: You will TrulyMadly fall in love with this office

In photos: You will TrulyMadly fall in love with this office

FEATURES, INDIA, LEISURE, LIFESTYLE | 28 Jan, 2016

Dating and matchmaking app TrulyMadly's New Delhi office is not only quirky but also cost effective 

Japan's Adways invests in Singapore's gaming company Daylight Studios

Japan's Adways invests in Singapore's gaming company Daylight Studios

INVESTMENT, JAPAN, NEWS, SINGAPORE | 27 Jan, 2016

The Tokyo-based mobile markting firm has also partnered with Daylight's subsidiary Quest Drop to develop new advertising products and services 

He looks 19, talks like he's 40 and now co-owns Tata-backed UrbanClap at 25

He looks 19, talks like he's 40 and now co-owns Tata-backed UrbanClap at 25

FEATURES, INDIA, INTERVIEWS | 27 Jan, 2016

Raghav Chandra's advice to entrepreneurs: Don’t brainstorm, that’s the stupidest thing you can do. You need to go through your experiences to figure things out 

500 Startups enters Myanmar with an investment in local search engine Bindez

500 Startups enters Myanmar with an investment in local search engine Bindez

INVESTMENT, MYANMAR, NEWS | 26 Jan, 2016

The Yangon-based startup plans to use the funds to develop the team and product offering 

I lost 18 years working for corporates: Pokkt Founder Rohit Sharma

I lost 18 years working for corporates: Pokkt Founder Rohit Sharma

FEATURES, INDIA, INTERVIEWS | 25 Jan, 2016

Being an entrepreneur is tough -- a lot of highs and lows, mainly lows -- but I love it, says the former Reliance Digital CEO 

Jungle Ventures leads US$7.2M in grocery automation startup SnapBizz

Jungle Ventures leads US$7.2M in grocery automation startup SnapBizz

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 22 Jan, 2016

Existing investors Taurus Value Creation and Blume Ventures also participated in the round 

SoftBank builds up Housing with US$15M investment

SoftBank builds up Housing with US$15M investment

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 22 Jan, 2016

In December 2014, SoftBank had injected US$90 million into the real estate portal, making it the largest investor in Housing 

Confused about which phone to buy? This app can help you do it Smartly

Confused about which phone to buy? This app can help you do it Smartly

FEATURES, INDIA, PROFILE | 21 Jan, 2016

This Indian app gives personalised recommendations for mobile phones and apps based on your needs 

Debt funding picks up in India as Industrybuying gets US$1.8M from Trifecta

Debt funding picks up in India as Industrybuying gets US$1.8M from Trifecta

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 20 Jan, 2016

Last December, the Delhi-based B2B e-commerce venture raised funding from Murugappa Group,  TVS Group, and Singapore-based Beenext 

500 Startups invests in budget hotel booking platform RedDoorz

500 Startups invests in budget hotel booking platform RedDoorz

INDIA, INDONESIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS, SINGAPORE | 20 Jan, 2016

RedDoorz will use the pre-Series A funding to expand operations into Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur