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Qualcomm Ventures leads Series E round in IoT device maker Borqs

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Borqs International Holding Corp, which operates Internet of Things (IoT) device developer Borqs, has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series E round of funding led by Qualcomm Ventures, weeks before the firm is set to undergo a reverse merger, it said in a statement. In December 2016, the compan...

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Pi Ventures hits first close of maiden fund; MakeMyTrip, Flipkart co-founders invest

Early-stage venture fund pi Ventures has announced the first close of its maiden fund at $13 million, with technology entrepreneurs such as former Infosys CFO and Aarin Capital chairman TV Mohandas Pai, Flipkart’s Binny Bansal, MakeMyTrip’s Deep Kalra and Info Edge’s Sanjeev Bikcha...

7 March, 2017 | More »

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Nasscom’s IoT centre ties up with Revvx for startup accelerator

IT industry body Nasscom’s Centre for Excellence for Internet of Things has tied up with Bangalore-based hardware accelerator Revvx to launch an accelerator that will focus on startups in areas such as IoT, smart gadgets and artificial intelligence. As part of the alliance Revvx will move its ...

8 February, 2017 | More »

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Energy management startup Zenatix raises $1.18 mn

Gurgaon-based Zenatix Solutions Pvt Ltd, an Internet of Things (IoT)-based energy management startup, has raised Rs 8 crore ($1.18 million) led by pi Ventures with participation from existing investor Blume Ventures. The current round of capital will be used primarily for hiring and also for interna...

8 February, 2017 | More »

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IoT startup Tyre Express raises seed investment from HNIs

Enterprise IoT solutions startup Tyre Express Pvt. Ltd. has raised an undisclosed amount in its seed round from IIT Delhi and Wharton alumni, the company said in a statement. Tyre Express was founded in November 2015 by Dinesh Wakale, an alumnus of S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, and ...

20 January, 2017 | More »

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Saksoft to buy majority stake in DreamOrbit to strengthen IoT play

Chennai-based IT company Saksoft Ltd has agreed to acquire a 60% stake in Bengaluru-headquartered Internet of Things (IoT) startup DreamOrbit Softech Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount. DreamOrbit, focused on the logistics and transportation industries, develops software for logistics services provid...

16 December, 2016 | More »

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Ericsson’s 10 hot consumer trends for 2017; AI and VR steal the show

Ericsson ConsumerLab has released its annual trend report – The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2017 and beyond. Artificial intelligence (AI) was the top trend both in society and at work. Among the key highlights of the report are that consumers expect AI robots to shift from being assistants to b...

7 December, 2016 | More »

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Here are 2017’s top six mobile app trends

The booming rise of smartphones all over the world has led to a surge in the number of apps. Both Google Play and the Apple App Store house about 2 million apps – and this number will not reduce any time soon. A comScore report says that mobile users surpassed desktop users way back in […]...

6 December, 2016 | More »

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Chinese hardware accelerator HAX to invest in 10 Indian startups in 2017

HAX, one of the largest hardware accelerators and most active hardware seed investors in the world, plans to make at least 10 investments in India in the coming year. The company, that has already made its bets on two Indian IoT startups in recent months, wants to make as many investments in India a...

11 November, 2016 | More »

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Why CarIQ is betting on car owners

Owning a depreciating asset such as a car requires constant maintenance. Going to a service centre means dealing with personnel who do not fully understand automobiles, and most customers tend to get cheated. This is where Sagar Apte and his team spotted an opportunity: instead of asking a service c...

10 October, 2016 | More »

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