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After a failed tie-up with Yebhi, IRCTC joins hands with Amazon to sell products online

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Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the government controlled Indian Railways, has now tied up with Amazon to sell products online. Last year Techcircle.in had reported that IRCTC was in talks with Amazon and Flipkart for a tie-up. IRCTC handles the catering, tou...

CouponRaja

Coupon site CouponRaja in advanced talks to raise $500K in angel funding

Mumbai-based Logicserve Digital Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates coupon site CouponRaja.in, is in advanced talks to raise $500,000 (Rs 3 crore) from three unnamed US-based investors, a senior executive of the company told Techcircle.in. The funds will be invested in technology, marketing, and team e...

27 February, 2015 |More »

e-commerce

India’s e-commerce space may grow 50% in next 5 years: Economic Survey

As Internet penetration in India is on the rise, the e-commerce sector in the country is likely to witness a growth of over 50 per cent in the next 5 years, says the Economic Survey. The government document, however, raised concerns over consumer safeguards and proposed amendments to the Consumer Pr...

27 February, 2015 |More »

Techcircle

TC Roundup: Alibaba’s online payment firm Ant Financial eyes 2017 IPO

Alibaba’s online payment firm Ant Financial eyes 2017 IPO: Ant Financial Services Group, Alibaba’s affiliate which runs online payment platform Alipay, is seeking to raise up to $4 billion in a private placement of shares and is looking at a domestic IPO in 2017, the state-run Shanghai ...

27 February, 2015 |More »

train

Multi-lingual e-ticketing portal, SMS alerts, 5-minutes ticketing & more in the works: Rail Budget

The government has proposed a number of tech-based solutions like development of a multi-lingual e-ticketing portal, providing hand-held terminals to ticket examiners, express five-minutes ticketing option, SMS alerts, and free Wi-Fi services in second rung stations, in the Railway Budget 2015-16. P...

26 February, 2015 |More »

startups

Peek at the five startups showcased at Techcircle E-commerce Forum 2015

The seventh edition of Techcircle E-Commerce Forum in Mumbai saw a packed house of over 350 people comprising top venture investors, who’s who of e-com entrepreneurs and other startups share notes and views on the past, present and future of e-commerce opportunity in the country. Techcircle.in...

26 February, 2015 |More »

Andrew-Chen

The most common mistake when forecasting growth for new products (and how to fix it)

Startups are about growth Paul Graham’s essay in 2012 called “Startup = Growth” makes a big point in the first paragraph: A startup is a company designed to grow fast. Being newly founded does not in itself make a company a startup. Nor is it necessary for a startup to work on technology, or t...

26 February, 2015 |More »

Freshworld

Fruits & vegetable retail co Freshworld raises funding from IAN, Kris Gopalakrishnan

Retailworx Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates food and vegetable retailing startup Freshworld, has raised an undisclosed amount from IAN and Kris Gopalakrishnan, co-founder of IT giant Infosys, the company said in a release. The investment was led by IAN investor Nagaraja Prakasam who co-invested with...

26 February, 2015 |More »

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Narendra Modi govt wants to curb internet in india

The Centre today told the Supreme Court that absence of any regulatory mechanism in the cyber world demands higher level of restrictions to put checks and balances on social networking sites. “It is institutions which are working in other media whether it is paper, television or cinema. There is a...

26 February, 2015 |More »

Techcircle

TC Roundup: YouTube: 1 billion viewers, no profit

YouTube: 1 Billion Viewers, No Profit: Google Inc. nurtured YouTube into a cultural phenomenon, attracting more than one billion users each month. Still, YouTube hasn’t become a profitable business. (The Wall Street Journel) IBM targets $40 billion in cloud, other growth areas by 2018: Internati...

26 February, 2015 |More »

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