Startup funding: Applying for a bank loan? Here is what you need to know

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment

Startups in India for long have been the favourites of private equity and venture capital investors doling out funds. Banks, however, have been tough players on the funding scene. ...


Nokia elevates Sanjay Malik as head of India market

Friday, June 24, 2016 Comment
Nokia has elevated Sanjay Malik to the post of head of the India market while promoting current India head Sandeep Girotra as head of Asia-Pacific and Japan market. In his new role...


Twilio’s shares surge 92% in market debut; Uber continues fight over operator’s licence

Friday, June 24, 2016 Comment
San Francisco-based cloud communications firm Twilio’s shares soared 92% on the first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, giving hope to technology companies as their ...


Exclusive: Skill development firm Rise India buys majority stake in Padhopadhao.com

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment
Gurgaon-based Rise India, an education and skill development firm, has acquired a 60% stake in tutor aggregator Padhopadhao.com as it aims to establish its presence in the online t...


Exclusive: Student education tracking app Uolo raises seed funding

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment
Student education tracking app Uolo, run by Uolo Technology Pvt. Ltd, has raised $210,000 (around Rs 1.4 crore) in seed funding from Purvi Ventures, Sunstone Business School direct...

Kushal Nahata, CEO & Co-Founder, FarEye

Logistics management startup FarEye raises $3.5 mn in Series A funding

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment
Delhi-based FarEye, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) based mobile workforce management platform, has raised $3.5 million (around Rs 20 crore) in Series A funding from SAIF Partners. ...


AI startup Staqu raises funding from Indian Angel Network

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment
Gurgaon-based artificial intelligence (AI) focused startup Staqu Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN). The funding roun...


Mobikon acquires online marketing platform for restaurants MassBlurb

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment
Digital marketing startup Mobikon Asia Pte Ltd has acquired MassBlurb, an automated online marketing platform for restaurants, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will enabl...


Fashionara co-founder Arun Sirdeshmukh to head Amazon India’s fashion vertical

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment
Amazon India has appointed Arun Sirdeskhmukh, a co-founder of Fashionara.com, as head of its fashion department after the startup lifestyle portal shut operations recently. The Eco...


Ola spent nearly Rs 100 crore to earn Rs 31 crore revenue a month in FY15

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment
Ola, India’s largest on-demand cab hailing service, burnt as much cash as the country’s top three legacy online travel agencies—MakeMyTrip, Yatra and Cleartrip—put toge...


Personal assistant app Joe Hukum rejigs business model

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Comment
App-based provider of concierge services Joe Hukum is recasting its business model to focus more on business-to-business (B2B) operations for better monetisation, its founder told ...