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Mobile-only food ordering startup TinyOwl raises $15M from Matrix, Sequoia & Nexus

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TinyOwl Technology Pvt Ltd, a Mumbai-based startup that offers a location-based mobile app for ordering food, has raised $15 million (Rs 93 crore) in its Series B round of funding led by Matrix Partners. Existing investors Sequoia Capital and Nexus Venture Partners also participated in the funding r...

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On-demand logistics services startup Grofers raises $10M from Tiger, Sequoia

Gurgaon-based Locodel Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind Grofers, a mobile-based platform that connects offline retailers with consumers, has raised $10 million (Rs 62 crore) in its Series A round of funding from Tiger Global and existing investor Sequoia, as per a company statement. The company ...

27 February, 2015 |More »

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Uber slashes fares in Delhi, hatchback cab rides are now cheaper than an autorickshaw

Even as the Delhi transport authority is reportedly  looking to tame Uber by blocking its IP address as it has not yet complied with its demand for getting a radio taxi licence to ply its trade, the global cab hailing app has defied such calls and gone ahead with a major cut in the fares [...]...

27 February, 2015 |More »

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Mobile payments startup Momoe raises $1.2M from IDG, Jungle & India Quotient

Bangalore based mobile payments startup Momoe Technologies Private Limited, which operates under the brand Momoe, has raised Rs 7.4 crore ($1.2 million) in a seed round of funding led by IDG Ventures and Jungle Ventures with participation of India Quotient, The Economic Times reported citing top com...

27 February, 2015 |More »

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Hyperlocal mobile-first grocery e-com startup PepperTap gets seed funding from Sequoia

Gurgaon-based Nuvo Logistics Private Limited, which runs a hyperlocal grocery e-tailing startup under PepperTap, has secured an undisclosed amount in seed funding from venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, a top company executive told Techcircle.in. The funds will be utilised for expanding the comp...

26 February, 2015 |More »

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Pan India mobile number portability from May 3

From May 3, subscribers will be able to retain the same mobile number on relocating to anywhere in India. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India amended the mobile number portability (MNP) regulations on Wednesday to allow users to change their service provider in any part of the country while re...

26 February, 2015 |More »

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Uber’s IP address may get blocked in India

Global online car hire service major Uber’s IP address may get blocked in India if it does not obtain a radio taxi licence to ply its cabs in the national capital, according to a The Economic Times report citing unnamed Delhi Transport Department official. This will effectively shut down the compa...

25 February, 2015 |More »

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Indian smartphone market declines for first time in Q4; Chinese handset maker Xiaomi makes it to the top 5: IDC

Indian smartphone market declined for the first time ever in the fourth quarter of 2014, largely owing to a high channel inventory at the beginning of the quarter among general trade, which in turn was caused by the surge witnessed in online sales during the festive season. The quarter was seen as a...

25 February, 2015 |More »

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Chat & mobile calling app firm Nimbuzz launches dating app ‘Masque’

Instant messaging and mobile calling application firm Nimbuzz has launched an anonymous dating app. Called Masque, the app lets its users find, flirt and hook-up with others based on their location, age and gender. Besides basic messaging, the app also enables users to send stickers and emoji, and s...

24 February, 2015 |More »

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Overall Indian tablet shipments in Q4 touch 0.96M units; iBall dethrones Samsung as market leader: IDC

After witnessing a strong growth in the festive third quarter, India’s overall tablet shipments for the fourth quarter of 2014 stood at 0.96 million units, recording a quarter on quarter increase of 3.6 per cent over the previous quarter. According to a report by International Data Corporation (ID...

24 February, 2015 |More »

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