India needs affordable, durable and leaner innovations: SD Shibulal

Dearton Thomas Hector

For SD Shibulal life after Infosys has been about passion and compassion. While his love for things technical and design process ....

24 April, 2018

B2B footwear marketplace ShoeKonnect gets funding from Naukri parent

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online classifieds company Info Edge (India) Ltd, which runs sites such as Naukri.com, has invested Rs 3 crore ($460,000) in ShoeKonnect ....

24 April, 2018
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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi turns to automakers for 'purpose-built' cars

Reuters

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is exploring ways of collaborating with established automakers and parts suppliers to ....

24 April, 2018

Lending platform Capital Float tops up Series C round

Anand J

Bengaluru-based digital lender Capital Float has raised $22 million (Rs 144 crore) in equity funding from e-commerce major Amazon ....

24 April, 2018

Car servicing platform Pitstop gets additional pre-Series A funding

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based aftersales car service provider Pitstop has raised $1.6 million (Rs 10.6 crore) in a pre-Series A round of funding ....

23 April, 2018

How SoftBank has spun its web across India's internet companies

Anand J

SoftBank is the new IPO. For startups struggling to turn in profits, an initial public offering remains an unattractive proposition. ....

23 April, 2018
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Online beauty retailer Nykaa raises $11 mn in fresh funds

Shweta Sharma

Beauty e-tailer Nykaa has raised $11.32 million (Rs 75 crore) in funding led by existing investors including the family offices ....

23 April, 2018

Exclusive: Air-travel lending platform Mihuru raises seed funding

Shweta Sharma

Mihuru Pvt. Ltd, a startup which gives micro loans for air travel through its online platform, has received seed money worth $150,000 ....

23 April, 2018

Inside Amazon's plan to expand its grocery business in India

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc expects groceries and household products to account for over half of its business in India in the next ....

23 April, 2018

Health-tech startup Doxper bags pre-Series A funding

Binu Paul

Doxper, an app that helps doctors maintain patients’ medical records, has raised $1.1 million (Rs 7.2 crore) in a pre-Series ....

23 April, 2018
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Exclusive: Sticker search app Emojifi secures pre-Series A funding

Jyotindra Dubey

Emojifi, an app that provides live emojis, stickers and graphics interchange format (GIF) suggestions, has raised an undisclosed ....

23 April, 2018

Walmart-Flipkart deal likely as early as next week

Reuters

Walmart Inc could seal a deal to buy a more than 51 percent stake in Indian online marketplace Flipkart as early as next week, ....

21 April, 2018

WhatsApp rival Line's venture capital arm backs True Balance

Shweta Sharma

Gurugram-based Balancehero India Pvt. Ltd, which operates mobile balance-checking app True Balance, has raised $23 million (Rs ....

20 April, 2018

NPCI to run pilot on proximity payments, ropes in 3 startups

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments supervising body National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is running a pilot project on proximity-based ....

20 April, 2018

Has OYO's rapid growth locked out competition from FabHotels and Treebo?

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Budget hotel chain OYO's strong investor backing and rapid growth appear to have locked out competition from rivals Treebo ....

20 April, 2018

Expense management startup Fyle raises $1.1 mn in fresh round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based expense management startup Fyle Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised $1.1 million (Rs 7.26 crore) from investors ....

20 April, 2018

Babycare startup Mamaearth gets funding from Shilpa Shetty

Binu Paul

Honasa Consumer Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates babycare products startup mamaearth.in, said on Friday that it has raised an ....

20 April, 2018

Ebix to acquire majority stake in Indian e-learning company Smartclass

Anand J

NASDAQ-listed software firm Ebix Inc. will acquire 60% stake for $8 million (Rs 52 crore) in Indian e-learning company Smartclass, ....

20 April, 2018

Cleartrip unveils travel search powered by Amazon’s voice assistant

Anirban Ghoshal

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

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