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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India’s mobile app analytics startup MoEngage raises US$4.25M

India’s mobile app analytics startup MoEngage raises US$4.25M

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 15 Sep, 2015

Investors include Helion, Exfinity Ventures, Snapdeal Co-founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal and TaxiForSure Co-founder Raghunandan G 

India's Ola raises US$225M more to take on Uber

India's Ola raises US$225M more to take on Uber

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 14 Sep, 2015

The latest funding is part of the Mumbai-based taxi booking app's over US$500 million fresh financing round, expected to be closed shortly 

Practo buys hospital info management firm Insta Health for US$12M

Practo buys hospital info management firm Insta Health for US$12M

INDIA, MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, NEWS | 14 Sep, 2015

This is Tencent-backed Practo’s third acquisition this year after Genii in July and FitHo in April 

Indian taxi-booking app Ola to invest US$50M in new shuttle service

Indian taxi-booking app Ola to invest US$50M in new shuttle service

BUSINESS, INDIA, NEWS | 10 Sep, 2015

Ola plans to initially launch the shuttle service in Gurgaon and Bangalore on September 21. It will add more cities in the next quarter 

OnlineTyari raises US$750K from 500 Startups, Tandem Capital

OnlineTyari raises US$750K from 500 Startups, Tandem Capital

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 10 Sep, 2015

OnlineTyari, a multilingual test prep platform, is currently available in English and Hindi but plans to expand to other Indian languages 

India's Livspace acquires mobile platform YoFloor

India's Livspace acquires mobile platform YoFloor

INDIA, MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, NEWS | 10 Sep, 2015

YoFloor is Livspace's third acquisition after DezignUp and Dwll.in 

Ratan Tata joins VC firm IDG Ventures India as Senior Advisor

Ratan Tata joins VC firm IDG Ventures India as Senior Advisor

BUSINESS, INDIA, NEWS | 09 Sep, 2015

The Indian business tycoon, who recently turned serial investor, is also Special Advisor at Singapore-based Jungle Ventures 

Zomato to enable restaurants to run their business on the Internet

Zomato to enable restaurants to run their business on the Internet

BUSINESS, INDIA, NEWS | 07 Sep, 2015

New platform Zomao Whitelabel will help restaurants launch custom-branded native mobile apps, and directly connect and engage with their customers