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Bhavin Turakhia, Founder and CEO, Ringo

Bhavin Turakhia comes with disruptive pricing for domestic voice calls on Ringo app

Low-cost calling application Ringo today introduced calls within the country at 19 paise per minute, which it claims to be 90 per cent cheaper than the standard rate offered by most telecom operators. Ringo, which uses the network of mobile operators to make calls, is aiming to have a million custom...

26 November, 2015 | More »


Tooler gets pre-Series A funding for on-demand laundry play

Pigeon Household Services Pvt Ltd, which operates on-demand laundry services firm Tooler, has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding from CASHurDRIVE founder Raghu Khanna and former Paytm executive Samir Gupta. The Delhi-based startup will use the money to enhance marketing and improve...

25 November, 2015 | More »

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is Snapdeal's brand ambassador.

Snapdeal hit by ‘app ratings’ protest, Flipkart’s Bansal supports rival

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal seems to be facing the brunt of its brand ambassador Aamir Khan’s recent comments on rising intolerance in the country. Responding to the Bollywood actor’s remarks, a section of Snapdeal’s mobile users gave the e-tailer’s app a one-star (lowest) rating. A soci...

25 November, 2015 | More »

Akshay Mehrotra, co-founder & CEO, EarlySalary.com

Yet-to-launch lending platform EarlySalary.com gets $1.5M

EarlySalary.com, a yet-to-be-launched online lending platform, has raised $1.5 million (Rs 9.9 crore) in seed capital from Transcorp Group’s Ashok Agarwal. The fin-tech startup would use the money to build a mobile app that would map borrowers using a new credit scoring system, it said in a st...

25 November, 2015 | More »

Trevo aggregated tourist and chartered buses in Delhi-NCR.

Exclusive: Bus pooling startup Trevo shuts operations

Trevo, a bus aggregation startup based in the national capital region, has shut shop after operating for barely a month. Nikhil Vij and Raghav Jain, two of Trevo’s co-founders, said the company has stopped operations but refused to disclose more information. “We have halted our operations. We...

25 November, 2015 | More »

PayUMoney offers services such as email invoicing, SMS invoicing, web store, events tool, PayUMoney Button besides PayUMoney app to merchants

Naspers-owned PayU claims 100K merchants use PayUMoney

Gurgaon-based PayU India Internet Pvt Ltd, which offers an online payment solution for individuals and businesses under PayUMoney, claims the number of merchants on its network has crossed the 1,00,000 milestone. The exact number of merchants is 1,10,000 at present, it said. PayUMoney had recently l...

24 November, 2015 | More »


Naaptol raises $52M more from Mitsui

Naaptol Online Shopping Pvt Ltd, which runs TV shopping and e-commerce platforms, said on Tuesday it has raised Rs 343 crore ($51.7 million) in a new round of equity funding from existing investor Mitsui & Co. The deal increases the Japanese conglomerate’s stake in the Indian company to almost...

24 November, 2015 | More »

Venkatesh Rangachari

Bus aggregator Shuttl hires former Airtel exec Rangachari

Gurgaon-based bus aggregation startup Shuttl has appointed former Bharti Airtel executive Venkatesh Rangachari as its head of growth. Rangachari will report to Shuttl’s CEO Amit Singh, the company said in a statement. An IIM-Bangalore alumnus, Rangachari was the COO, NCR circle for Bharti Airtel ...

24 November, 2015 | More »

Abhishek Rajan

Myntra’s Abhishek Rajan to head Paytm’s travel business

Mobile wallet and e-commerce marketplace Paytm, run by Noida-based One97 Communication Ltd, has appointed Myntra’s Abhishek Rajan as head of its travel unit. The development was first reported by The Economic Times quoting Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma. A Paytm spokesperson did not re...

24 November, 2015 | More »


Healthcare startup Medikoe raises $100K from CMS Computers’ CEO

Online healthcare startup Medikoe, owned and operated by Vesaan Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised $100,000 from Anil Menon, the CEO of CMS Computers. Medikoe, which offers its services only in Bangalore currently, will utilise the funds to expand to Mumbai and Delhi-NCR by the end of this year and to...

23 November, 2015 | More »