800 startups launched in India in 2017 to date, compared with 6K in 2016; Is this a good sign?

Is this a course correction, or the outcome of last year's demonetisation and new changes to the tax regime? Experts speak up 

Indian edtech startup Unacademy raises US$11.5M from Sequoia India and SAIF Partners

It will use the funding to grow new skill categories in its platform 

(Exclusive) Lenovo's VC arm entering India with an investment in micro delivery grocery service Milkbasket

A few of Milkbasket's existing backers, in addition to new investor Blume Ventures, are also likely to co-invest in the pre-Series A round 

Unmanned aerial vehicles are set to change the face of logistics in India, says Locus.sh CEO Nishith Rastogi

Low-volume remote locations represent a costly part of standard networks, and with drones, there is a considerable cost to be saved, according to Rastogi 

Spinny offers a smart platform for buying and selling used cars in India; secures funding from Blume, IAN

Using data from real transactions, Spinny can predict the selling price of a car as per its true condition and can make a quick offer 

This IoT solution can predict power outages in your building and also help you save 30% energy

Indian startup Zenatix's solution WattMan provides updates regarding predictive and preventive maintenance of electrical assets through its cloud-based intelligent controls 

Indian mobile gaming startup Mech Mocha raises US$5M Series A; Xiaomi founder Jun Lei co-invests

Mech Mocha's first game, Chhota Bheem Himalayan Game, has over 4 million users in India 

NowFloats adds US$10M funding to its kitty to help Indian SMEs get an online presence

In addition to helping SMEs go online, the startup also auto-prompts and optimises content for local search, and integrates with inventory and enables transactions 

Unacademy raises US$4.5M, now educators to create free online courses

The edtech startup also runs an educational YouTube channel in India, with over 27 million video views and over 375,000 subscribers 

Beenext backs Servify to help keep track of your electronic devices

The startup helps consumers store their bills and warranty on cloud, in addition to connecting with brand authorised service ecosystem when consumers need a reliable repair