Last minute hotel booking site HotelsAroundYou gets funding from VentureNursery

Friday, October 24, 2014 1 Comment

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Mumbai-based Instant Hotels Around You Pvt Ltd, the company behind HotelsAroundYou, an online platform to book hotels at the last minute at discounted prices, has raised an undis...

SoftBank, Sequoia India invest $100M in Indonesian e-com marketplace Tokopedia

Friday, October 24, 2014 Comment

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Global VC firm Sequoia Capital has marked its debut investment in Indonesia by participating in a $100 million funding round in e-commerce marketplace PT Tokopedia, which was led ...

Startup communities will emerge on mass from the very places that are hard to reach as of now

Friday, October 24, 2014 Comment

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New markets are hard to find, and yet there is one about to open up that many people haven’t even begun to think about. It’s rural India, and it’s likely to be amazing. It wi...

Rediff Q2 revenue down 8%, fee-based income now drive India online business as display ads decline

Friday, October 24, 2014 Comment

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NASDAQ-listed internet firm Rediff.com India Pvt Ltd reported 8 per cent decline in revenues for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014, to $3.65 million from $3.96 million la...

TC Roundup: Google bolsters artificial intelligence efforts, partners with Oxford

Friday, October 24, 2014 Comment

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Google bolsters artificial intelligence efforts, partners with Oxford: Google Inc is expanding its artificial intelligence initiative, hiring more than half a dozen leading academ...

DIY e-com platform KartRocket raises $2M from Nirvana, 500 Startups, Beenos

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Comment

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Delhi-Based BigFoot Retail Solutions Pvt Ltd, the startup behind KartRocket.com, a do-it-yourself (DIY) e-commerce platform for Indian small and medium businesses (SMBs) and retai...

Wipro investing $8.2M more in Big Data firm Opera Solutions

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Comment

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Azim Premji-led Wipro Ltd, India’s third-largest software services provider, has entered into a Series G preferred unit purchase agreement to invest an additional $8.2 million in...

Info Edge infuses over $2M more into Canvera, Happily Unmarried

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Comment

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Info Edge (India) Ltd, which runs a slew of consumer internet properties such as Naukri, 99acres, Jeevansathi and Shiksha, has infused Rs 10 crore ($1.64 million) more into Bangalo...

A call to action for better board governance of strategy

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Comment

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“Where was the Board of Directors?” That is one of the questions I am asked most frequently.  And it’s a good one.  Readers, and audiences, wonder how a well-educated and e...

Philips, GE Healthcare going big on Connected Healthcare R&D in India

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Comment

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Engineers from Philips Innovation Labs and GE Healthcare in Bangalore are experimenting with mobility platforms and healthcare which will come to life in India soon in the form of ...

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