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Now Chinese ride-hailing major Didi Chuxing wants to go global

Friday, October 21, 2016 | More »

Chinese taxi-hailing firm Didi Chuxing has expressed its ambitions to go global. Didi’s president Jean Liu made it clear at an event in the US that, “We are definitely going global.” “We are a big sponsor and a big believer in local players. If there are no existing local players, we will go...


Apple-backed Didi plans self-driven cars

The Chinese ride hailing firm Didi Chuxing is reportedly working on self-driving cars. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Didi Chuxing, which recently took over world’s largest cab-hailing app Uber’s China business, is looking to hire data scientists and engineers from the Silicon Valley in US...

7 October, 2016 | More »


Uber’s Southeast Asia battle intensifies as rival Grab raises funding

Southeast Asian cab-hailing firm Grab has raised $750 million in a round led by Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. This has increased the Singapore-based startup’s total capital to over $1 billion. “With this transaction, Grab becomes the best capitalized technology startup and mobile internet compa...

21 September, 2016 | More »


IAN invests in relocation service provider Pikkol

Bangalore-based relocation service provider Pikkol has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Indian Angel Network. Angel investor, CEO & managing trustee Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC) Revathy Ashok and Raj Rathi led the funding round on behalf of IAN. As part of the investme...

17 August, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Sixth Sense Ventures backs hyperlocal logistics startup Grab

Consumer centric venture fund Sixth Sense Ventures, floated by former IDFC Securities’ managing director and its co-head of research Nikhil Vora, has invested in Grab, a Mumbai-based hyperlocal logistics service provider, adding it as the fourth portfolio firm for its maiden fund. The company,...

12 November, 2015 | More »