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Myntra acqui-hires mobile-tech startup Native5

Flipkart owned lifestyle e-commerce venture Myntra Designs Pvt Ltd has acquired mobile-tech startup Native5 Software Solutions Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The move is seen as part of its push for becoming a mobile-first and possibly a mobile-only venture in the future. The deal is structured ...

6 May, 2015 |More »

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Tinder co-founder Dinesh Moorjani joins Indian mobile dating firm Vee as advisor

One of the early investors and co-founder of Tinder, Dinesh Moorjani has joined Noida-based mobile-based dating venture Vee as advisor. Vee is run by GetVee Technologies Pvt Ltd, headed by Nitin Gupta, founder of Coinjoos, an e-commerce platform that was acquired by HomeShop18.com in 2011. Moorjani ...

5 May, 2015 |More »

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Uber enters intercity cab service; but why a limited period option?

Uber Technologies Inc., which runs a global cab hailing app, has launched inter city service between Mumbai and Pune, the company said in its blog. The service was started from May 2 but the firm seems to be testing the market and it’s blog post says : “uberINTERCITY is a limited time op...

4 May, 2015 |More »

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Cleartrip says mobile traffic surpasses desktop views; 40% of transactions on mobile

Cleartrip, one of the top tier online travel services firms in the country, said mobile generated over 53 per cent of its total traffic in the January-March 2015 quarter. Here’s some other quick nuggets from it’s Quarterly Mobile Insight. The firm said over 70 per cent of it’s mobi...

30 April, 2015 |More »

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Naspers-owned Ibibo Group enters carpooling business with new app Ryde; takes on BlaBlaCar, Tripda & RidingO

Online travel group Ibibo has launched a carpooling app named Ryde that lets users share rides and travel cost. Ryde operates in the similar space as international ventures that launched in India recently- BlaBlaCar and Rocket Internet’s Tripda- but stands out as it is offering the service for...

29 April, 2015 |More »

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Flipkart acquires Delhi-based analytics and visual A/B testing platform Appiterate

India’s largest e-commerce platform Flipkart has acquired Delhi- and San Francisco-based DSYN Technologies Pvt Ltd, which provides a native mobile analytics and A/B testing platform for app developers and enterprises under the brand name Appiterate. The terms of the transaction were not disclose...

29 April, 2015 |More »

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Mobile-only food ordering startup TapCibo rebrands as Dazo, gets fresh funding

Bangalore based mobile-only food ordering startup TapCibo Online Solutions Pvt Ltd, which operated under TapCibo, has rebranded itself as Dazo and has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from a bunch of entrepreneurs including Sumit Jain (co-founder and CEO, CommonFloor), Aprameya Radhakris...

29 April, 2015 |More »

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Paytm’s big day: railway ticketing platform IRCTC adds Paytm wallet as a payment option

Government-owned railway ticketing platform IRCTC, which is the one of the most used internet commerce site in the country clocking on an average over half a million tickets a day, has added Paytm’s wallet as an online payment option. IRCTC, the primary seller of railway tickets online (others...

29 April, 2015 |More »

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Ola’s grocery delivery plans goes beyond cabs

Online cab booking service Ola (formerly Olacabs), run by Mumbai-based ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd, seems to have a much more grand plan to leverage its platform for consumer internet services. The firm has floated a job ad in blue-collared job search site Babajob seeking delivery personnel with ‘...

28 April, 2015 |More »

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Educational games developer LogicRoots raises $400K in angel funding

Jaipur-based startup LogicRoots Pvt Ltd, which develops educational material in the form of interactive games—both physical board and digital games—has raised around Rs 2.5 crore ($400,000) from Ah! Ventures’ investment network Club Ah! along with Calcutta Angels and 91SpringBoard, it said on...

27 April, 2015 |More »