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Ads for content, digital health tools are in the works for 2017: 1mg’s Tandon

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | More »

Prashant Tandon, Co-founder, 1mg
Gurgaon-based Bright Lifecare Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online drug marketplace 1mg, made two acquisitions last year: in December, it bought Mumbai-based online hospital MediAngels and, in July, it acquired diagnostics bookings platform Medd.in. With these acquisitions, 1mg widened its produ...


The next big disruption is coming

‘Discipline’ was the defining word for the venture capital community in 2016. Even as early stage investments kept pace throughout the year, the number of late-stage VC funded startups reduced substantially. According to VCCEdge data, VC firms invested $1,355 million across 928 deals in 2016 as ...

16 January, 2017 | More »


Reliance Jio may soon launch two sub-Rs 1,500 VoLTE feature phones

After disrupting the telecom market with free calls and data, Reliance Jio may now launch two sub-Rs 1,500 4G VoLTE handsets, a major financial daily reported on Thursday. The low-cost handsets, to be launched under Jio’s LYF brand this quarter, will be priced at Rs 999 and Rs 1,500, a report ...

12 January, 2017 | More »


Reliance Jio, Niantic partnership finally brings Pokemon Go to India

The augmented reality mobile game Pokemon Go, that has taken the world by a storm ever since its launch on 7 July 2016, has finally been launched in India. Niantic Inc., the developer behind the mobile game along with The Pokemon Company, has partnered with Reliance Jio to bring the game to the coun...

13 December, 2016 | More »


Jio launch boosts demand for VoLTE-enabled smartphones, says report

Demand for smartphones compatible with the voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology in the country has surged after the rollout of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd’s 4G services in India, according to market research firm Counterpoint Technology. Counterpoint Technology said 80% of all LTE-compatible smartphone...

1 November, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Yatra.com to issue small stake to Reliance

Yatra.com, one of India’s top online travel agencies (OTAs) that is set to get listed on NASDAQ through a reverse merger, will issue a small equity stake to Reliance Industries Ltd as part of a business arrangement, a person privy to the development told Techcircle. The proposed deal is linked to ...

24 October, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Housing.com CMO quits to join Intuit India

Housing.com’s chief marketing officer (CMO), Nikhil Rungta has quit the Mumbai-based startup to join Intuit India as its managing director. Rungta had joined housing.com, run by Locon Solutions Pvt. Ltd., from Reliance Jio in November last year. Rungta has previously worked at Google, Yebhi.co...

22 September, 2016 | More »


All you want to know about Reliance Jio

On 5 September, Reliance Industries Ltd commenced the operations of its telecom network Jio. This new 4G enabled network is backed by state-of-the-art fiber optics network on which the company has reportedly invested $20 billion. We take a look at what Jio is all about and how it will impact both th...

12 September, 2016 | More »


Reliance Jio offers cheap data as it eyes 100 mn users

In what it claims will usher in an era of free voice calls, Mukesh Ambani led-Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Thursday announced the launch of telecom service Reliance Jio starting 5 September. “Jio will never charge for voice calls across India and messages,” announced Ambani while addressing ...

1 September, 2016 | More »

Nita Ambani & Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio to unveil 4G service for group staffers on Dec 27

Reliance Jio will launch 4G services for Reliance group employees on December 27, on the eve of its founder chairman’s birth anniversary. “We are happy to share that we will unveil Jio to our colleagues first, on the eve of our founder chairman’s (Dhirubhai Ambani) birth anniversary,” Relian...

19 December, 2015 | More »

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