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Bombay High Court bars taxi unions from disrupting Uber’s operations

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US-based Uber Technologies Inc’s India subsidiary Uber India Technologies Pvt. Ltd has obtained a restraining order from the Bombay High Court that prevents dissenting taxi union bodies from disrupting its operations in Mumbai. Mumbai’s taxi unions had threatened to go on strike on 21 Ma...

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Meet the 12 startups selected for Yes Bank’s accelerator programme

India’s fifth largest private sector lender Yes Bank has chosen 12 fintech startups for the inaugural cohort of its accelerator programme. The Yes Bank Business Accelerator Program was set up in collaboration with startup incubator T-Hub, startup advisory firm Anthill and fintech platform Let’s ...

17 March, 2017 | More »

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Social fitness app Fitso raises $200K from former Flipkart exec, others

Gurgaon-based Jogo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs health and fitness app Fitso, has raised $200,000 (Rs 1.3 crore) in angel funding from a clutch of investors including former president – operations at Flipkart Sujeet Kumar, Intelenet Global Services CEO Bhupender Singh and PolicyBazaar CEO...

16 March, 2017 | More »

Virtual reality startup ShilpMIS raises angel funding

Exclusive: Virtual reality startup ShilpMIS raises angel funding

Surat-based ShilpMIS Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Puneet Gupta, a digital industry veteran and angel investor, Nimitt Desai, partner at Deloitte US, and other high net worth individuals (HNIs), a top company executive told VCCircle. Founded earlier this mont...

16 March, 2017 | More »

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PickMyLaundry acquires OneClickWash in all-cash deal

New Delhi-based PML Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs on-demand dry cleaning and laundry services provider PickMyLaundry, has acquired subscription-based laundry and dry cleaning startup OneClickWash for an undisclosed amount in an all-cash deal. The acquisition will help PickMyLaundry to leverage OneCl...

16 March, 2017 | More »

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Rewards startup m.Paani raises $1.35 mn from IDG Ventures, others

Loyalty rewards app mPaani Solutions Pvt Ltd has raised $1.35 million in its pre-series A investment round led by IDG Ventures, Blume Ventures and Saha Fund, the company said in a statement. Existing investors Adil Allana of The Allana Group, Aprameya Radhakrishna, co-Founder of Taxiforsure, and ser...

16 March, 2017 | More »

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Exclusive: Last-minute hotel booking startup RoomsTonite shuts down

RoomsTonite, a mobile app for last-minute hotel bookings, has closed down operations as funds dried up following a failed $1.5 million fundraising bid, two persons familiar with the development told VCCircle. The startup decided to draw the curtain around eight months ago when operating costs began ...

15 March, 2017 | More »

Facebook selects dating app Matchbox

Facebook selects dating app Matchbox for FbStart programme

Dating app Matchbox has been selected by social media giant Facebook Inc. for its early-stage startup mentorship programme FbStart, under the Bootstrap track, the company said in a statement. Founded in 2016 by Jude Pereira, the app connects people through similar tastes in music, which serves as an...

14 March, 2017 | More »

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Uber founder, India head named in notice alleging bribery after road mishap

A Mumbai woman has sent a legal notice to the founder and India head of Uber Technologies Inc after a cab operated by the taxi-hailing firm hit her husband and left him comatose. The legal notice, sent by Nahid Ali through law firm MZM Legal, alleged that the cab driver and an Uber representative so...

14 March, 2017 | More »

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Why govt’s proposed rules for prepaid instruments may hurt e-wallets

The government on Wednesday released draft guidelines for digital wallet companies as part of its efforts to promote electronic payments, ensure security of transactions and strengthen grievance redressal for consumers. The draft Information Technology (Security of Prepaid Payment Instruments) Rules...

10 March, 2017 | More »

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