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Amazon launches app for sellers on India marketplace to manage inventory, track sales & more

Global e-com giant Amazon has launched a mobile app for sellers who use its platform in India to sell their products. The company has over 20,000 sellers on its India marketplace Amazon.in across categories such as mobiles, books, clothing, kitchen appliances etc. The new merchant app will allow dir...

4 March, 2015 |More »


Bharti Airtel, China Mobile tie up for 5G, telecom equipment procurement

Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel and world’s largest telecom operator China Mobile today announced a partnership to work jointly on evolving high technologies like 5G and procuring telecom devices and equipment. The agreement was signed by China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua and Bharti Airtel fo...

3 March, 2015 |More »


Data platform for mobile marketing Vserv raises $15M from Maverick Capital & IDG

Mumbai-based smart data platform for mobile marketing Vserv, has raised $15 million (Rs 91 crore) from hedge fund Maverick Capital Ventures and existing investor IDG Ventures, as per a company statement. Techcircle.in has first reported that Vserv is in talks to raise $15 million in its Series B f...

3 March, 2015 |More »


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

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...

27 February, 2015 |More »


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 »


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 »


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, as per a press statement. The startup ess...

27 February, 2015 |More »


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 »


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 »


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 »