How to survive the first year of starting up

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Comment

Ajeet Khurana
For any startup, the first year is very crucial. It is the stepping stone of a successful entrepreneurial journey, which can make or break a startup. Having a baby and having a sta...

Exclusive: VC-backed lifestyle e-tailer Fashionara shuts shop

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

Online fashion and lifestyle store Fashionara.com, which had raised funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Helion Venture Partners, appears to have shut its operations as its...

Exclusive: Chef Sanjeev Kapoor-backed home food delivery startup ZuperMeal shuts shop

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

Home food delivery startup ZuperMeal has apparently closed down its operations eight months after it raised seed funding. The ZuperMeal app, when downloaded, is showing an error me...

Exclusive: Two-wheeler servicing platform Let’s Service gets funding

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

From L to R: Girish Gangadhar, Sachin Shenoy, Sachin Radder
Bangalore-based Let’s Service, an on-demand marketplace and booking platform for two-wheeler servicing, has raised angel funding from QuEST Global chief operating officer Ajay Pr...

Five takeaways from Zomato’s FY16 performance

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

Restaurant listings and discovery company Zomato Media Pvt Ltd has been able to reduce its operating cash burn to $1.7 million in May from a high of $9 million last year, but it...

Morgan Stanley now values Flipkart less than $10 billion

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart has suffered its fifth markdown after a mutual fund managed by global financial services firm Morgan Stanley slashed the value of its stake in the c...

Little Black Book gets $1.2 mn funding from IDG, IAN

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

Delhi-based curated city and lifestyle guide Little Black Book (LBB) has raised $1.2 million from IDG Ventures India and Indian Angel Network (IAN). Techcircle had first reported i...

Explore the potential of starting up in Kerala @ Techcircle Startup Tour; register now

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

The startup ecosystem in Kerala has been becoming increasingly vibrant. Already home to more than 300 startups, the state has been transforming to a hub for disruptive startups eme...

With Ola Lux, one can book Jaguar for Rs 19 per km

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

Homegrown urban transport aggregator Ola has introduced luxury cars as part of its service offerings, sensing the potential for the luxury segment in in-city travel. With the new o...

Tata Group enters e-commerce with TataCLiQ

Friday, May 27, 2016 Comment

Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group today joined the e-commerce bandwagon with an omni- channel marketplace TataCliq.com for selling curated brands, with a focus on better aft...

Helpchat shuts chat service, lays off staff

Thursday, May 26, 2016 Comment

Personal assistant app Helpchat has closed its chat services and laid off most employees working in those operations, its founder and CEO said on Thursday, as the startup tweaked i...