Exclusive: Bike taxi app NOW secures $500K in angel funding

Adith Charlie

Bike taxi and hyperlocal delivery app NOW has secured $500,000 (Rs 3.35 crore) in angel funding from Jaipuria Group's managing ....

7 March, 2016

Ratan Tata backs home rental marketplace Nestaway

Adith Charlie

Tata Sons' chairman emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in Bangalore-based Nestaway Technologies Pvt Ltd, ....

28 February, 2016
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Speed hiring portal Hiree.com cuts 11% of workforce

Adith Charlie

IDG Ventures-backed Abhiman Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs speed hiring portal Hiree.com (formerly myNoticePeriod.com), has ....

2 February, 2016

Exclusive: Yet-to-launch instant messaging app Tring gets angel funding

Adith Charlie

Tring, a yet-to-launch instant messaging app, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from ValueFirst founder Vishwadeep ....

16 February, 2016

OYO buys Zo, Zostel in all-stock deal; Zo founders quit

Adith Charlie

It's official. Budget hotel aggregator OYO Rooms has acquired Tiger Global-backed smaller rival Zo Rooms, OYO's lead investor ....

10 February, 2016

When a top Silicon Valley VC (and Facebook director) touched a raw nerve on India

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Leading venture capitalist Marc Andreessen fueled a Twitter storm on Wednesday by equating India's recent decision to ban services ....

10 February, 2016
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Exclusive: Snapdeal's Chandrasekaran invests in Teewe maker CREO

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Bangalore-based CREO, the maker of HDMI media streaming device Teewe, has secured angel funding from Snapdeal's chief product ....

2 February, 2016

Zomato's learning from 2015: Don't scale too fast, always focus on revenue

Adith Charlie

Zomato's quick expansion last year meant that the food tech venture had more rivals to worry about, resulting in a diminished ....

26 January, 2016

Mahindra Comviva buys majority stake in ATS to up Latin America play

Adith Charlie

Mobility solutions firm Mahindra Comviva has acquired a controlling stake in Advanced Technology Solutions (ATS), an Argentina-based ....

23 January, 2016

Housing.com earned more from money in bank & investments than operations

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Online realty listing portal Housing.com went from being one of the hottest startups to being a case study for how entrepreneurs ....

15 January, 2016
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Sanjay Mehta on investment preferences and startup ideas he won't fund

Adith Charlie

Sanjay Mehta, a serial entrepreneur-turned-investor, gets nearly 200 startup investment proposals every month. The early-stage ....

5 January, 2016

Founder Amit Mehra quits agri-tech venture RML

Adith Charlie

Amit Mehra, the CEO of agri-information service and marketplace venture RML Information Services Pvt Ltd, has resigned. "For ....

28 December, 2015

Zomato discontinues advertising on porn sites, CEO apologises

Adith Charlie

Restaurant listings and food ordering startup Zomato has stopped advertising on pornographic sites after receiving a barrage ....

18 December, 2015

Hong Kong-based Vectr Ventures invests in coupons app LafaLafa

Adith Charlie

Hong Kong-based Vectr Ventures has made its first investment in India's burgeoning startup ecosystem by seed funding LafaLafa, ....

22 December, 2015

Exclusive: RentOnGo gets funding from Snapdeal's Chandrasekaran, GSF's Sawhney, others

Adith Charlie

RentOnGo, an online marketplace for renting bikes, electronics and appliances, has secured an undisclosed amount in angel funding ....

21 December, 2015

Alibaba to buy South China Morning Post for $266M

Adith Charlie

Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will acquire Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP) among other media ....

11 December, 2015

Exclusive: InMobi faces headwinds as 'strategic' client Supercell cuts spending

Adith Charlie

InMobi Technologies Pvt Ltd seems to be heading for a challenging period as a top client has reduced spending on its mobile advertising ....

11 December, 2015

Ratan Tata invests in local services marketplace UrbanClap

Adith Charlie

Tata Sons' chairman emeritus Ratan Tata has made an undisclosed personal investment in Delhi-based UrbanClap Technologies India ....

10 December, 2015

Quikr to build a digital marketplace for aspiring actors

Adith Charlie

Online classifieds firm Quikr Technologies Pvt Ltd will soon launch a digital marketplace to connect actors, casting professionals, ....

26 November, 2015

Mahindra Comviva enters local deals space with Zerch app

Adith Charlie

Mahindra Comviva, the mobility solutions arm of IT services major Tech Mahindra, has ventured into the B2C commerce space with ....

16 November, 2015

Exclusive: MakeMytrip CTO Sharat Singh joins Flipkart

Adith Charlie

The country's largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has appointed MakeMyTrip's chief technology officer Sharat Singh as vice president ....

2 November, 2015