What you must know about great startup funding success stories

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Comment

The intriguing journey of startup funding from pre-seed and seed capital, incubators, accelerators and angel investors to venture capital and crowd funding might each reveal unexpe...


Apple alleges Amazon’s US site selling counterfeit products

Friday, October 21, 2016 Comment
Apple Inc., the maker of iPhones, has alleged that e-tailer Amazon.com Inc.’s site in the US is selling fake Apple products. The Cupertino, California-headquartered company has f...


Now Chinese ride-hailing major Didi Chuxing wants to go global

Friday, October 21, 2016 Comment
Chinese taxi-hailing firm Didi Chuxing has expressed its ambitions to go global. Didi’s president Jean Liu made it clear at an event in the US that, “We are definitely going gl...


Flipkart to launch offline stores to reach out to users in smaller cities

Friday, October 21, 2016 Comment
India’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart is mulling over launching physical stores in smaller cities to attract more customers. Under its new project that it internally calls ...

Judith Iglehart, president, international division, 
Keiretsu Forum

Global angel network Keiretsu Forum looks for a dozen chapters in India

Friday, October 21, 2016 Comment
Keiretsu Forum, a leading global angel network with around 2,500 members and 46 chapters has launched its third chapter in India in Mumbai and has charted out a plan to have at lea...


Four Android apps that can help you quit smoking

Friday, October 21, 2016 Comment
The graphic visuals on cigarette boxes and advertisements against smoking before movies may put you off but there is a reason why they are posted. Smoking and smokeless tobacco kil...


Outgoing HCL Tech CEO sets up $15 mn tech fund

Friday, October 21, 2016 Comment
Following in the footsteps of many of his industry peers like Nandan Nilekani and Azim Premji, former HCL Technologies chief executive Anant Gupta has now set up a Rs 100-crore ...


Smartphone batteries emit over 100 toxic gases: study

Friday, October 21, 2016 Comment
 More than 100 potentially fatal gases are produced by the batteries found in billions of consumer devices such as smartphones and tablets, a new study has warned. The research...


Grofers scraps app-only model, launches website

Thursday, October 20, 2016 Comment
Tiger Global-backed grocery delivery firm Grofers India Pvt. Ltd has scrapped its app-only model and launched its desktop website. The move comes at a time when the Gurgaon-based s...


Rocket Internet admits trusting everyone in India was a mistake

Thursday, October 20, 2016 Comment
Rocket Internet, the German internet venture builder, may have made certain miscalculations “in putting trust in everyone” while doing business in India, said a senior global e...

MakeMyTrip-ibibo merger

MakeMyTrip-ibibo merger: What it means for hotel aggregators

Thursday, October 20, 2016 Comment
The merger between MakeMyTrip and Naspers-owned ibibo Group could benefit hotel aggregators in India in more ways than one. To begin with, it will reduce cash burn and discounting,...