CATEGORY: India

BlueBook gets funding to bring you discounts from your favourite stores on the go

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 21, 2016

The app provides discounts from popular outlets with validity throughout the week and does not require a prior booking to avail the service at the selected outlet Read More

500 Startups-backed edtech startup OnlineTyari acquires video sharing app Plix

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 21, 2016

Plix allows people to share entire albums with friends with the added feature of auto-suggesting names of people in the pic based on face and object recognition Read More

After Mark Zuckerberg, World Bank unit invests in Indian edtech startup Byju’s

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 20, 2016

In March this year, Byju's raised US$75 million, the largest ever investment round by an Indian edtech company Read More

Korea's leading VC firm KTB Network just invested in NoBroker. We asked them why

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 20, 2016

NoBroker is solving a huge problem faced by the Indian real estate market and is ahead of its peers like Housing, claims CEO Amit Agarwal Read More

Chinese VC fund Cyber Carrier invests in India’s Zoomcar

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 20, 2016

Zoomcar is a self-drive car rental company that allows users to rent cars by the hour, day, week or month Read More

Does PayTM's logo look similar to PayPal? PayPal thinks YES!

By Rahul Dev | Dec 20, 2016

Is this a strategy by PayPal to hamper PayTM's efforts to cash in on demonetisation in India? Read More

In Pics: Venture Factory aims to be India's entrepreneurship gateway for startups

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 19, 2016

Its efforts are focused on aligning startup functionality in a structured manner in regards to production line – predictability, quality, and speeding up the process of building the company Read More

Korean investor KTB Network forays into India with an investment in NoBroker.com

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 19, 2016

Seoul-headquartered KTB has invested in numerous startups, resulting in 270-plus IPOs Read More

Startup funding in 2017: A different game?

By e27.co/harshdeep.rapal | Dec 16, 2016

The investments that will happen in 2017 will help launch companies that have long lasting impact Read More

Practo acquires Bangalore-based healthcare analytics startup Enlightiks

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 16, 2016

The acquisition will strengthen Practo's position in delivering optimised healthcare enterprise solutions Read More

Crowdfunding corner: 9 steps to a successful fundraiser

By Manikanth Devarakonda | Dec 15, 2016

Here are some tips to help you maximise the potential of your crowdfunding campaign Read More

This Indian dating app launches dating masterclasses featuring actor Sudev Nair

By Anisa Menur | Dec 14, 2016

Every piece of advice in Woo Academy will be backed by inputs from behavioural researcher Khyati Gupta Babbar Read More

Better late than never: Pokémon Go just launched in South Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 14, 2016

While Niantic will enjoy an enthusiasm boost, entering the region at this point leaves a feeling of what-could-have-been Read More

Indifi Technologies, an Indian startup that helps SMEs get loans, raises US$10 million Series B

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 13, 2016

Lead investor Omidyar Network is a philanthropic organisation that believes in kickstarting business for the greater good Read More

Freight marketplace Comet sweeps in pre-Series A led by India Quotient

By Anisa Menur | Dec 13, 2016

It claimed to have seen "considerable" traction in the China-to-India and India-to-UAE routes Read More

FitMeIn fits in undisclosed pre-Series A from Japanese healthtech firm FiNC

By Anisa Menur | Dec 13, 2016

The company hinted expansion plans outside of India with the new funding round Read More

India's Hyperloop experiment is a victory for moonshots across Asia

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 10, 2016

This could all end in disaster. But that's not really the point is it? Read More

Sachin Bansal and Bhavish Aggarwal: From startup poster boys to cry babies!

By Raj K Mitra | Dec 09, 2016

Protectionism may help these e-commerce giants to improve margins and see richer valuations, but the absence of competition will be a big blow for Indian consumers Read More

Patriotism is the last refuge of the failing copycats: Experts flay Flipkart’s demand for protectionist policies

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 09, 2016

Flipkart Co-founder Sachin Bansal said India needs to do what China did 15 years ago: Tell the world that the country needs their capital, not their companies Read More

Take a bite of this shopping bag made of veggies

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 08, 2016

Mangalore-based NRI entrepreneur Ashwath Hegde has come up with an eco-friendly alternative to plastic bags, which causes no harm even if you gulp it mistakenly Read More

Cocoon Capital launches US$7M seed fund, targets SaaS, e-commerce, and fintech verticals

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 07, 2016

It will focus on startups based in Southeast Asia and India Read More

Can't afford a car? No worries! Revv raises US$9M to disrupt the car rental market

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 07, 2016

The India-based startup provides hourly, daily, weekly and monthly car rental services Read More

Elon Musk-backed Hyperloop is looking to launch in India by 2020

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 06, 2016

Hyperloop is a new transportation technology that uses a pod through a near-vacuum tube to move objects and people from one place to the other Read More

Mr. Hot Foods gets funding to deliver homely food to students in India

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 05, 2016

The startup enables users to create their meal from variety of 40 items daily according to their diet, budget and taste Read More

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