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Hyperlocal drug delivery startup Pluss raises $1M

Pluss, a hyperlocal delivery startup for medicines and healthcare products, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.65 crore) in pre-Series A funding from IDG Ventures India, Singapore’s M&S Partners and US-based Powerhouse Ventures. The Gurgaon-based startup, owned by Alpinismo Online Ventures Pvt Lt...

26 November, 2015 | More »


Ola names former Infosys CFO Rajiv Bansal finance chief

Ola, the country’s largest cab aggregator, has appointed Infosys Ltd’s former finance head Rajiv Bansal as its chief financial officer. Bansal will replace Mitesh Shah, who will lead strategic finance initiatives as part of his team, the company said in a statement. Bansal, currently an advisor ...

26 November, 2015 | More »


ShopInSync makes online shopping a collaborative experience

Raj Ramaswamy(left), co-founder, ShopInSync and Ashish Parnami, CTO &  co-founder, ShopInSync This Diwali when India witnessed another season of online festive sales orchestrated by the three e-commerce giants — Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal – Arundhati Pratap, a Noida-based lawyer had ...

26 November, 2015 | More »


Check out the 11 Indian startups selected by NUMA

Paris-based startup accelerator NUMA has announced the names of the 11 startups that have been selected for its first startup accelerator programme in Bangalore. The startups include an augmented reality app maker, a print-on-demand platform, a sports venue booking app maker, a wedding organiser mar...

26 November, 2015 | More »

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 »