Japanese firm Mitsui & Co. leads Series B funding in wearable healthcare brand GOQii

GOQii offers tools for real-time personalised coaching and scheduling health check-ups, a health e-commerce store, a health locker, and a cash reward programme 

Indian m-commerce company Paytm unveils payments bank; customers to get cashbacks on deposits

Paytm payments Bank offers 4 per cent interest rate on savings account, and also offers current accounts to its millions of merchants 

Paytm in talks to raise up to US$2B from SoftBank; looking to buy FreeCharge from Snapdeal

With this all-cash deal, the Indian m-commerce and mobile payments company's valuation will go up to US$9 billion 

Mark Schwartz who played a major role in Alibaba’s US$25 billion IPO joins Paytm’s Board

Mark Schwartz is currently Vice Chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group and Chairman of Goldman Sachs in Asia-Pacific 

Big Data foodtech startup InnerChef acquires EatOnGo, Flavour Labs

Flavour Labs is a restaurant-on-wheels company in Gurgaon while EatOnGo is an on-demand meal service based in Bangalore 

Jugnoo nabs US$3M to take on Ola, mGaadi in rickshaw aggregation space

The round was led by Paytm which also saw participation from the likes of Freecharge’s Kunal Shah 

Alibaba, Ant Financial invest in Indian m-commerce firm Paytm

Paytm will use the fresh capital mainly to achieve scale and develop its mobile commerce and payment ecosystem in India 

Paytm’s parent backs Indian tech news portal Gadgets 360°

Other investors include former Apple CEO John Scully’s Inflexionpoint, besides Sixth Sense Ventures and Japanese investor Hiro Mashita 

500 Startups backs India's jobs portal for women Sheroes

Sheroes is a career destination for Indian women. Other investors include Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Google's Rajan Anandan, Flipkart's Binny Bansal 

Don't blame India for your failure to hire great engineers: Flipkart to Snapdeal

Flipkart's Sachin Bansal’s tweeted this as a response to an industry report where Snapdeal's Rohit Bansal allegedly commented on India’s lack of tech talent