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TaxiForSure founders Raghunandan G and Aprameya Radhakrishna quit

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Barely a month and a half after selling their online taxi aggregator TaxiForSure to larger rival Ola, its co-founders Raghunandan G and Aprameya Radhakrishna have left the company. Radhakrishna confirmed the move to Techcircle.in and said Thursday, April 16, was their last day in the firm. Arvind Si...

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Exclusive: IndiaMART initiates talks with big investors to raise funding for new B2B e-com property Tolexo

IndiaMART InterMESH Ltd, which runs an online B2B platform for small and medium businesses connecting global buyers with suppliers under the brand IndiaMART, has initiated talks to raise as much as $200 million for its recently launched property Tolexo, which enables online transactions, sources...

17 April, 2015 |More »

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Why ecommerce will morph into local commerce in India

It is no secret that e-retail in India has been growing at a dramatic pace. It is expected to reach $22 billion in three years (from a negligible size five years back) after attracting billions of dollars in venture investment. Several unicorns have been created in this space. More than 40 million u...

17 April, 2015 |More »

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Online test preparation platform Toppr acquires competitor EasyPrep

Mumbai-based Haygot Education Pvt Ltd which runs digital ed-tech startup Toppr.com, has acquired EasyPrep, an online entrance exam preparation platform, for an undisclosed amount, the company said on Thursday. “Toppr’s focus has been on building great products and having EasyPrep team on board ...

17 April, 2015 |More »

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Foodpanda starts own delivery for orders on its platform

Rocket Internet-incubated global, multi-location online food ordering marketplace Foodpanda.com (which operates under Hellofood brand in some markets), has started its own meal delivery service in India. This marks a departure from its existing business model where it acts as an ordering platform wh...

16 April, 2015 |More »

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Cleartrip pulls out of Internet.org as net neutrality debate intensifies

The heated debate on net neutrality has taken quite an unprecedented turn on Wednesday as online travel agent Cleartrip has announced its decision to dissociate itself from Facebook’s Internet.org initiative in support of net neutrality. “We believe that the Internet is a great leveler and that ...

15 April, 2015 |More »

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We have 1M registered programmers on our technical recruitment platform: HackerRank co-founder Harishankaran K

Bangalore- and California-based Interview Street Inc. offers a technical recruiting platform for enterprises under the brand name HackerRank and a social platform for coding challenges. It had raised $9.2 million in its Series B round of funding from existing investor Khosla Ventures and US-based VC...

15 April, 2015 |More »

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Online hotel booking in India to hit $1.8B by 2016: Google

Online hotel bookings in the country will touch USD 1.8 billion by 2016, as more and more Indians turn to the Internet for finalising travel plans, according to Google. “Consumer confidence to do online hotel bookings is on the rise in India, with an estimated 8.4 million Indians likely to boo...

15 April, 2015 |More »

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Internet.Org can co-exist with net neutrality: Zuckerberg

Amid a raging debate on ensuring equal Internet access for all, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg today rejected criticism that his internet.Org programme, which has RCom as a partner in India, was against the concept of Net Neutrality. Internet.Org is a Facebook-led initiative which states that it aim...

15 April, 2015 |More »

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PolicyBazaar raises around $40M in Series D round led by PremjiInvest

Gurgaon-based eTechAces Marketing and Consulting Pvt Ltd, the company behind the online insurance policy aggregator PolicyBazaar, has raised around $40 million (Rs 248 crore) in its Series D round of funding from PremjiInvest, the personal investment vehicle of Wipro chairman Azim Premji, among a ...

14 April, 2015 |More »

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