Cleartrip unveils travel search powered by Amazon’s voice assistant

Team TC

Mumbai-based travel services company Cleartrip has unveiled online search powered by Alexa, the voice-controlled assistant of ....

19 April, 2018

Alibaba talks up progress in self-driving tech in quest to catch up with Baidu

Anirban Ghoshal

Chinese e-commerce and technology company Alibaba Group has announced making rapid progress on the autonomous-driving front, a ....

19 April, 2018
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Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer sets up startup incubator

Anirban Ghoshal

Marissa Mayer, the former chief executive officer of web services provider Yahoo, has rented out her old office in California's ....

19 April, 2018

Online insurance broker Coverfox completes $22-mn Series C round

Anand J

Online insurance platform Coverfox has completed its $22-million (Rs 144 crore) Series C funding round, which was led by International ....

19 April, 2018

Can home services marketplaces UrbanClap and HouseJoy defy the odds?

Shweta Sharma & Dearton Thomas Hector

Between 2013 and 2015, a number of startups set up shop in India to operate marketplaces that provided a range of home services. ....

19 April, 2018

Uber 'doubling down' on India investments, says top executive

Reuters

Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc is "doubling down" on its investments in India, one of its biggest markets, ....

18 April, 2018
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How Zomato backer Ant Financial became the world's first 'super unicorn'

Reuters

Ant Financial's rapid climb to become the world's biggest super unicorn valued by some investors at around $150 billion ....

18 April, 2018

AI, IoT and VR are changing how home rental startup FastFox does business

Anirban Ghoshal

Experiments with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality (VR) ....

18 April, 2018

Scooter rental startup Vogo gets funding from Ola, others

Shweta Sharma

The parent of online scooter rental platform Vogo has raised $7 million (Rs 45.5 crore) in funding led by homegrown ride-hailing ....

18 April, 2018

Love thy neighbour: How Chinese cheques are fuelling Indian startups

Anand J

The early days of the venture capital boom saw money flowing into India from all parts of the world. Funding started to dry up ....

18 April, 2018
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Private labels to account for 20% of revenue by year-end: ShopClues’ Radhika Ghai

Dearton Thomas Hector

ShopClues seems like a survivor—it fights hard to remain relevant in the midst of the e-commerce war between homegrown giant ....

18 April, 2018

Exclusive: Co-working startup BHIVE's co-founder leaves to join real estate firm

Dearton Thomas Hector

Co-working space startup BHIVE, backed by Blume Ventures, has lost its co-founder Ravindra MK to real estate firm Shriram Properties ....

17 April, 2018

Gray Matters Capital launches education-focused accelerator programme

Binu Paul

US-based impact investment foundation, Gray Matters Capital, has launched an accelerator programme to help ed-tech startups identify ....

17 April, 2018

Nasscom to revamp 10K Startups programme, focus on emerging tech

Anand J

Indian IT industry body National Association of Software and Services Companies is revamping its 10,000 Startups programme, Nasscom ....

17 April, 2018

CoinRecoil moves court against RBI clampdown on cryptocurrencies

Anirban Ghoshal

The operator of cryptocurrency exchange CoinRecoil has moved the Delhi High Court against the Reserve Bank of India’s recent ....

17 April, 2018

Here's how Indian startups should go about getting global recognition

Mehul Agarwal

From artificial intelligence and fintech to cloud infrastructure and software-as-a-service, Indian tech startups are showing great ....

17 April, 2018

Walmart gives website a makeover in e-commerce battle with Amazon

Reuters

Walmart Inc, the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, said on Tuesday it has made extensive changes to its website, ....

17 April, 2018

Tech-enabled logistics startup Cogoport raises Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Mumbai-based Cogo Freight Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates digital freight company Cogoport, has raised Series A funding from ....

17 April, 2018

Fitness startup Revofit gets investment from FMCG major

Keshav Sunkara

FMCG major Marico Ltd has agreed to acquire up to 22.5% stake in the parent of fitness and holistic wellness platform Revofit ....

16 April, 2018

How artificial intelligence is helping Ratan Tata-backed NestAway calculate rent 

Anirban Ghoshal

Predictive analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are helping home rental startup NestAway streamline operations by performing ....

16 April, 2018

Fashion portal Myntra buys Bengaluru-based wearable tech startup

Binu Paul

Myntra, the fashion and lifestyle e-tailing arm of e-commerce major Flipkart, has bought a Bengaluru-based wearable tech startup ....

16 April, 2018