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Netmeds in talks to acquire drugs marketplace Pluss

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | More »

Online pharmacy Netmeds.com is in advanced stage of discussions to acquire Pluss, a hyperlocal drugs delivery startup, owned by Alpinismo Online Ventures Pvt. Ltd Company. The combined entity is expected to take on rival 1mg, an online marketplace for medicines. Pluss’ existing investors IDG Ventu...


Top internet firms Flipkart, Ola, Zomato find it tough to win over legal eagles

India’s top internet companies such as Flipkart, Ola and Zomata, among others, are struggling to find and retain legal eagles who can safeguard their business interests in an environment that is increasingly becoming complex and challenging. Flipkart, the most valued Indian consumer internet c...

3 August, 2016 | More »

Nipun Goyal

Why getting doctors to adopt technology is crucial for a digital healthcare boom

With the introduction of the term ‘Health 2.0’ in the early 2000s, India waded into the digital healthcare space. World Wide Web had taken the world by storm and India was no different. Health 2.0 was evidence enough that healthcare would be joining forces with the World Wide Web. But digital he...

28 June, 2016 | More »


Venture Factory rolls out incubation programme for healthcare startups

Bangalore-based Venture Factory has launched an incubation and accelerator programme for healthcare startups. As part of this, the firm will fund up to five startups in the space by the end of this year. Christened VF-Healthcare, the programme will incubate healthcare startups and make an initial in...

13 June, 2016 | More »


Online healthcare platform PurpleHealth raises $100K

Online health-on-demand platform PurpleHealth.com (previously known as DoctorsCabin.com), which is operated by Kerala-based DoctorsCabin Health Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised $100,000 (around Rs 67 lakh) from Mumbai-based Katabole Technology Venture, as it aims to enhance its product offerings, i...

18 May, 2016 | More »


Delhi-NCR is the most preferred startup hub: InnoVen survey

Delhi-NCR has emerged the most sought-after location for startups closely followed by Bangalore and Mumbai, reveals the ‘India Startup Outlook Report 2016’ published by venture debt firm InnoVen Capital (formerly SVB India). While Delhi NCR and Bangalore were neck to neck for bootstrapped and ve...

19 February, 2016 | More »


How tech startups are assisting victims in flood-ravaged Chennai

Paytm, Practo, Ola and several new-age startups are playing a key role in helping the residents of flood-ravaged Chennai. While some startups are providing vital information on essential medical services, others are offering free services around transportation, connectivity and meals. Many tech firm...

3 December, 2015 | More »


Three predictions for SaaS as a business in 2014

Indian Software as a service (SaaS) space has been seeing a lot of action over the past couple of years, with many companies operating in this segment gaining traction and also attracting venture capital investors. Some of the leading names include Freshdesk, a customer support platform for enterpri...

7 January, 2014 | More »