Amazon starts food retail venture with pilot in Pune: Report

Binu Paul

E-commerce firm Amazon India is quietly rolling out its ambitious food retail venture in India, starting out with Pune, according ....

19 February, 2018

To decode Alibaba's India strategy, look no further than Paytm Mall

Binu Paul & Anand J

As foreign players hone in on India, Alibaba is doing things its own way as it seeks to gain a foothold in the online retail space. ....

13 February, 2018
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Exclusive: Food-tech startup Holachef raises fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Food-tech startup Holachef has raised Rs 2 crore ($311,200) from Ashok Kumar Gajera, director at Mumbai-based diamond manufacturer ....

13 February, 2018

Alibaba’s payment affiliate likely to raise funds at $100 bn valuation

Reuters

China’s Ant Financial Services Group is planning to raise up to $5 billion in fresh equity that could value the online payments ....

9 February, 2018

Why click-and-mortar may be the key to cracking India’s grocery delivery business

Anand J

What are the keys to success in the grocery delivery business? BigBasket co-founder Hari Menon thinks a deep understanding of ....

8 February, 2018

Targeting $1 bn revenue run rate by March 2019: BigBasket's Hari Menon

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

Online grocer BigBasket is barely $50 million away from becoming a unicorn after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba led a $300-million ....

5 February, 2018
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Naukri parent Info Edge posts 22% rise in Oct-Dec revenue

Manu P Toms

Info Edge India Ltd, the parent company of a host of online service providers including Naukri.com, Jeevansathi.com and 99acres.com, ....

2 February, 2018

Alibaba’s payment affiliate invests $200 mn in Zomato

Manu P Toms

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery company Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd is raising $200 million from Chinese e-commerce giant ....

2 February, 2018

BigBasket inches closer to unicorn tag after raising $300 mn from Alibaba, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt Ltd, which owns the BigBasket brand, has raised $300 million (around Rs 1,921 crore) in a fresh ....

2 February, 2018

Alibaba buys stake in payment affiliate Ant Financial as revenue beats forecast

Reuters

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, China’s biggest e-commerce company, said on Thursday third-quarter revenue rose 56 percent, beating ....

2 February, 2018
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Logistics firm Xpressbees rejigs board in wake of Alibaba funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The board of Xpressbees has witnessed a major reshuffle in the wake of the Pune-headquartered logistics firm raising Rs 225 crore ....

1 February, 2018

Paytm having another go at gaming, revives Gamepind with Alibaba-owned AGTech

Binu Paul

Digital payments firm Paytm is reviving game aggregation service Gamepind in a new avatar in partnership with Alibaba-owned AGTech ....

30 January, 2018

Logistics firm Xpressbees raises $35 mn from Alibaba

Anand J

Logistics firm Xpressbees has raised Rs 225 crore (around $35 million) in its Series D round of funding from Alibaba.com Singapore ....

30 January, 2018

Is AI good for humanity? Alibaba’s Ma, Google’s Pichai differ at Davos

Anirban Ghoshal

The growing influence of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) drew mixed reactions from the bosses of tech giants ....

25 January, 2018

Anil Ambani's Reliance Capital sells its stake in Paytm for $41 mn

Arti Singh

Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Capital Ltd has sold its nearly 1% stake in digital wallet company Paytm for Rs 275 crore ($41 ....

7 March, 2017

Amazon plans to launch brick-and-mortar food outlets in India

Binu Paul

Ecommerce major Amazon has sought the Indian government's approval to open food-only physical outlets combined with an online ....

16 February, 2017

Flipkart, Snapdeal unlikely to remain key players: Mahesh Murthy

Deepti Chaudhary

Investor Mahesh Murthy is known for not mincing words. The co-founder of Seedfund says several businesses in India have been ....

9 February, 2017

Google ends Apple's 5-year reign as world's most valuable brand

Disha Sharma

Google has dethroned Apple to become the world's most valuable brand, ending the iPhone maker's five-year reign at the top. According ....

3 February, 2017

Paytm E-Commerce set to raise $252 mn in round led by Alibaba

Arti Singh

Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, the online marketplace arm of One97 Communications, is set to raise $200-252 million (Rs 1,350-1,700 ....

3 February, 2017

Why a potential Snapdeal-Paytm merger makes perfect sense

Arti Singh

Will they? Won't they? Rumours come and go, but those around India's third-largest e-commerce company Snapdeal's merger refuse ....

18 February, 2017

Paytm investor Alibaba's Ant Financial to buy US firm MoneyGram for $880 mn

Team TC

In step with its international ambitions, Ant Financial Services Group, the payment business arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba ....

27 January, 2017