Here’s Why Unicorns Have Fizzled Out and the Cockroaches Have Taken over

Monday, September 26, 2016 Comment

The year 2015 was the year of the unicorn for startups in India. The so-called ‘mythical beasts’, valued at $1 billion or more, grew rapidly as they rode on money from venture ...


Walmart in early talks to invest in Flipkart

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
US-based offline and online retailer Walmart Stores Inc. is in early talks with Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd for an equity partnership, according to a report. The...


NIIT buys ed-tech startup Perceptron to boost digital play

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
NIIT Ltd said on Tuesday it has acquired Bengaluru-based ed-tech startup Perceptron Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd to strengthen its digital offerings. The IT training and skills deve...


Google Extensions: Plugins that save the day for Chrome users

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
There are numerous search engines available for us to use, and the best ones always have an edge over the others. According to web traffic analysis tool StatCounter, Google Chrome ...

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Disney working with bankers ​for a​ possible Twitter acquisition

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
Walt Disney has had talks about a potential acquisition of micro-blogging site Twitter and is working with bankers to evaluate a possible bid for the social media company, accordin...


Indonesia’s Go-Jek acquires Bengaluru healthcare startup Pianta

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
Jakarta-based PT Go-Jek Indonesia, which runs personal transportation and hyperlocal shopping app Go-Jek, has acquired Bengaluru-based home healthcare services startup Pianta for a...


Google knows it all except its own birthday!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
Google celebrates its 18th birthday today and is now officially an adult. The company, founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998, traditionally marks its birthday on the Google...

Platform for artists Canvs.in gets funding from former Housing.com marketing chief

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
Canvs.in, a community for artists and designers in India, has received an undisclosed amount of angel investment from Pratik Seal, former chief marketing officer at Housing.com. Se...


Confused about Navratris? Let these startups figure it out for you

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
Festivals mean being with the family, mouthwatering food, sweets and performing religious rituals or havans at home. The havans and prayers can, however, be nerve-wracking for many...


From pizzas to insurance, IRCTC is making train travel hassle-free

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1 Comment
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the government-controlled Indian Railways, has introduced several initiatives in September to improve commu...

Rajesh Bysani, CPO, Zoomcar

Zoomcar names ex-FreeCharge exec Rajesh Bysani chief product officer

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Comment
Self-drive car rental startup Zoomcar India Pvt. Ltd has appointed Rajesh Bysani as its chief product officer. Prior to joining Zoomcar, Bysani led product and growth at digital pa...