Decoding Cockroach Startups: What are they doing right?

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Comment

The investor ecosystem is rife with a unicorn versus cockroach startup debate. Unicorns are startups with valuations over a $1 billion. Cockroaches are startups that survive tough ...


SEBI mulls easier norms to help startup listing platform take off

Friday, July 29, 2016 Comment
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has proposed a raft of changes in its institutional trading platform, better known as the startup listing platform, to make it att...


Business communication app AppSay raises $150K from Venture Catalysts

Friday, July 29, 2016 Comment
Business communication platform AppSay, which is operated by Custmore Interactive Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has raised $150,000 (Rs 1 crore) in its first round of funding from seed inves...


Still use Yahoo Messenger? Here’s what’s new in its Windows and Mac update

Friday, July 29, 2016 Comment
If you are a fan of Yahoo Messenger and use the service on Mac or Windows, then there is good news for you—Yahoo has updated the desktop app for the messenger. Last December, Yah...


Exclusive: On-demand laundry startup HelloDhobi gets angel funding from Swastika Company

Friday, July 29, 2016 Comment
Pune-based HelloDhobi Dry-Cleaners Pvt. Ltd, which operates on-demand laundry startup HelloDhobi, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from Hong Kong-based investment ...


We are not looking at 105th fashion e-tailer or 217th hyperlocal delivery firm: GSF’s Sawhney

Friday, July 29, 2016 Comment
GSF Accelerator has announced the launch of its fifth batch where it will select five startups for a three-month programme. The startups selected under the programme will spend two...


Flipkart to lay off underperforming employees

Friday, July 29, 2016 Comment
India’s largest e-commerce player Flipkart is sacking at least 700 employees, or over 3 per cent of its workforce, as it looks to cut cost to compete with rivals like Amazon ...


Exclusive: Social marketplace GoCoop raises funding from Kris Gopalakrishnan, Saha Fund

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Comment
GoCoop Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs social marketplace for cooperative enterprises GoCoop.com, has received investment worth $830,000 from former Infosys vice-chairm...


Snapdeal expands services play with Uber in-app integration

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Comment
E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has launched an in-app integration feature that will allow its users to hail an Uber cab from its mobile app without having to download and install ...


Cybersecurity firm Paladion hires ex-Infosys exec Sunil Gupta as COO

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Comment
Paladion Networks Pvt. Ltd, a Bengaluru-based cybersecurity firm, has appointed former Infosys Ltd executive Sunil Gupta as president and chief operating officer. Gupta will be res...


B2B commerce platform MaxWholesale raises funding from Maple Capital

Thursday, July 28, 2016 Comment
Delhi-based B2B commerce and supply chain platform MaxWholesale has raised a seed round of funding led by investment bank Maple Capital Advisors. The firm has raised around Rs 1 cr...