Lobby group Indiatech’s CEO quits over differences with promoters

Binu Paul

Indiatech.org, a lobby group launched by Indian internet unicorns Flipkart, Ola, and MakeMyTrip, suffered a setback as its chief ....

2 April, 2018

Quikr turnover rises but it’s still India’s second-smallest unicorn by revenues

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-headquartered online classifieds platform Quikr India Pvt. Ltd posted a 55% rise in turnover for the financial year ....

19 January, 2018
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Sticker search app Emojifi raises angel funding

Disha Sharma

Emojifi, an app that provides live emoji, sticker and graphics interchange format (GIF) suggestions based on the typed words across ....

3 March, 2017

Flashback 2016: Challenging year for India's unicorns

Binu Paul

The internet and tech unicorns that sprung up in the recent years have inspired the entrepreneurial spirit among the country's ....

30 December, 2016

Flashback 2016: SoftBank stays on sidelines, tanks up for future

Deepti Chaudhary

By its lofty standards, 2016 was a relatively quiet year for the SoftBank juggernaut. The telecom and Internet conglomerate, which ....

29 December, 2016

Flashback 2016: Hike's Kavin Mittal takes the fast lane to success

Shruti Jain

For Kavin Bharti Mittal, the 29-year-old founder and chief executive of instant messaging app Hike, 2016 will go down as a milestone ....

28 December, 2016
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Instagram reaches 600 million monthly active users

Priya Singh

Instagram has reached 600 million monthly active users, adding its latest 100 million users faster than ever before, the company ....

16 December, 2016

How SoftBank's local portfolio firms have fared as chairman Son visits India

Deepti Chaudhary

Not many investors can boast of a portfolio which is more than half full of unicorns. Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate ....

2 December, 2016

Messaging app Hike rolls out in-built camera

PTI

Homegrown messaging app Hike today announced new features, bringing in augmented reality with a camera built into the app, but ....

17 November, 2016

Did Snapdeal, Ola, Grofers and Oyo just get a blank cheque from SoftBank?

Dearton Thomas Hector

The $100 billion-tech fund that SoftBank has just launched with Saudi Arabia's sovereign fund Public Investment Fund (PIF) is ....

14 October, 2016
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We're going to be playing an entirely different ball game in 2017, says Hike's Kavin Bharti Mittal

Nishant Sharma

Having entered the coveted $1-billion-club of startups in India, Kavin Bharti Mittal is more confident than ever about the success ....

7 October, 2016

Flipkart crosses 100 mn registered user mark

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bangalore-based ecommerce major Flipkart claimed that it has crossed 100 million registered users, becoming the first ecommerce ....

21 September, 2016

WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

Disha Sharma

Popular messaging app WhatsApp Inc. has decided to share some data of its users with its parent, the social networking site Facebook ....

25 August, 2016

Kavin Bharti Mittal's inspiration & philosophy in life

Varun Arora

Kavin Bharti Mittal, one of the twins of Bharti Enterprises chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, launched instant messaging mobile app ....

16 August, 2016

What Ola can learn from Didi Chuxing on its battle against Uber

Arti Singh

Chinese cab-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, the main local competitor for Uber Technologies Ltd in China, has just raised an incredible ....

20 June, 2016

Housing.com missing in action as SoftBank lauds India portfolio

Arti Singh

Japanese telecom and internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp has praised the performance of some of its portfolio companies ....

11 May, 2016

WhatsApp is now available on desktop. Does the move target publishers?

Pallavi Singh

Oh, Mark Zuckerberg! Has an app ever been expected to transform into a platform that's simultaneously intimate and expansive? ....

11 May, 2016

Instant messaging app Hike hits 1B daily messages

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Instant messaging app Hike claims that its users exchange one billion messages every day. Monthly usage on the Hike app increased ....

2 December, 2015

Hike hires senior Unilever and Amazon executives

Binu Paul

Instant messaging app Hike has appointed Unilever executive Hemant Goyal as vice president of finance and Amazon's Gautam Vohra ....

27 October, 2015

Post Zip Phone acquisition, instant messaging venture Hike adds free voice-calling feature on its Android app

Anand Rai

Hike, the instant messaging (IM) app service from BSB (Bharti SoftBank, a joint venture between Bharti Group and Japan's SoftBank), ....

27 January, 2015

Instant messaging venture Hike acquires free voice-calling app Zip Phone

Sainul K

Hike, the instant messaging (IM) app service from BSB (Bharti SoftBank, a joint venture between Bharti Group and Japan's SoftBank), ....

8 January, 2015