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: DGM India's calm and cool office in Gurgaon

In photos: DGM India's calm and cool office in Gurgaon

FEATURES, INDIA, LEISURE | 14 Jan, 2016

DGM India is a digital marketing firm that seats around 80 of its employees in the Gurgaon office 

Temasek, March Capital lead US$145M funding in India's CarTrade

Temasek, March Capital lead US$145M funding in India's CarTrade

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 13 Jan, 2016

The auto classified portal recently acquired smaller rival CarWale for about US$80-90 million 

Dropbox, Wordpress Founders back Indian instant messaging app Hike

Dropbox, Wordpress Founders back Indian instant messaging app Hike

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 12 Jan, 2016

Senior Dropbox executives Aditya Agarwal and Ruchi Sanghvi also participated in the round 

India's Rentomojo wants you to move houses without any baggage

India's Rentomojo wants you to move houses without any baggage

FEATURES, INDIA, PROFILE | 12 Jan, 2016

Apart from furniture, home appliances, bikes and trekking gear, the rental platform plans to help you dress up in expensive clothes 

After Grofers, Zomato shuts food delivery services in 4 Indian cities

After Grofers, Zomato shuts food delivery services in 4 Indian cities

INDIA, NEWS | 11 Jan, 2016

Restaurant listing platform Zomato, which forayed into the food ordering space a few months ago, fired almost 300 employees recently 

500 Startups puts creation of India fund on backburner

500 Startups puts creation of India fund on backburner

FINANCE, INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 11 Jan, 2016

In 2012, Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 Startups, had tried to raise a US$5-million India-focussed fund but was unsuccessful 

India's FreshMenu rakes in US$16.5M led by Zodius Capital

India's FreshMenu rakes in US$16.5M led by Zodius Capital

INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS | 08 Jan, 2016

The startup serves pan-Asian cuisine and runs its own kitchen and delivery operations, similar to the model followed by Faasos 

Bangalore-based MagicStick in talks with Sequoia, Kae Capital to raise US$5 million

Bangalore-based MagicStick in talks with Sequoia, Kae Capital to raise US$5 million

FINANCE, INDIA, INVESTMENT, NEWS, WORLD | 08 Jan, 2016

MagicStick recently launched its PC stick -- a fully operational desktop PC that can be plugged into any television or desktop socket 

Mobile Bitcoin wallet app Zebpay bags US$1M Series A funding

Mobile Bitcoin wallet app Zebpay bags US$1M Series A funding

INVESTMENT | 06 Jan, 2016

Formerly named BuySellBitco.in, Zebpay plans to use the funds to ramp up its blockchain-based services and acquire talent 

There will be a bloodbath in 2016-17: Ashish Taneja of growX ventures

There will be a bloodbath in 2016-17: Ashish Taneja of growX ventures

FEATURES, INDIA, INTERVIEWS | 06 Jan, 2016

Failure is also good for the system, says the Co-founder of the early-stage VC firm