In the post hyper-funding phase, here is who is helping startups have their cake and eat it too

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Comment

When social media giant Facebook raised $100 million in venture debt in 2008 to build infrastructure, most technology startups in India would have wondered what it was all about. T...

Telecom operators ask government to stop app-based calling

Friday, May 6, 2016 Comment

Mobile operators’ body COAI has requested DoT to take proactive steps to stop calls through apps, like the one recently planned by state-owed BSNL, saying they are against ru...

India to set up government e-marketplace for ministries

Friday, May 6, 2016 Comment

The Finance Ministry today gave its green light to creation of ‘Government e-Marketplace’ for online purchase of commonly used goods and services by various central gov...

Exclusive: Social commerce enabler Meesho bags angel funding

Thursday, May 5, 2016 Comment

Social commerce platform Meesho has raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from investor Rajul Garg, besides other investors, two people familiar with the development told T...

Alleged IRCTC hacking could turn out to be India’s biggest data heist

Thursday, May 5, 2016 Comment

Social media was abuzz on Thursday over reports that the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website had been hacked and apprehensions that personal data of aro...

Snapdeal acquires e-com data analytics startup Targeting Mantra

Thursday, May 5, 2016 Comment

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal said on Thursday it has acquired Insightful Labs Inc., which operates data analytics provider Targeting Mantra, for an undisclosed amount as part of...

Exclusive: SaaS startup Weballigator raises angel funding

Thursday, May 5, 2016 Comment

Bangalore-based Blueleaf Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates a cloud based SaaS platform called Weballigator for providing HR software to small and medium enterprises (S...

SolarTown, Comarete Technologies raise $200K via GREX

Thursday, May 5, 2016 Comment

Chennai-based startup SolarTown Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd and Pune’s Comarete Technologies Pvt Ltd have cumulatively raised Rs 1.4 crore ($210,000) through GREX, an exchange-like ...

Unbxd raises Series B funding from IDG, Inventus and others

Thursday, May 5, 2016 Comment

Bangalore-based Unbxd Inc, which runs a product recommendation platform for e-commerce companies, has raised an undisclosed amount of capital in Series B funding led by existing in...

Rental marketplace Rentomojo appoints Tina Datta Nayak as VP, growth marketing

Thursday, May 5, 2016 Comment

Home appliances and furniture rental marketplace Rentomojo has appointed Tina Datta Nayak as vice president, growth marketing. Nayak had earlier worked with ZipDial, the Bangalore-...

ClassPass style Indian gym-as-you-go startup ClassVerse shuts shop

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Comment

New Delhi-based Spry Infotech Pvt. Ltd—which has been running ClassVerse, a marketplace providing users access to fitness studios and classes—has shut down after operating for ...