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Mobile repairing startup Gadgetwood gets $6 mn from Carpediem

Thursday, September 22, 2016 | More »

Home-grown private equity firm Carpediem Capital has invested nearly Rs 40 crore (around $6 million) in Gadgetwood, an on-demand repair services and refurbishment startup, marking its third investment from its debut fund. The startup, run by Delhi-based Gadgetwood Eservices Pvt. Ltd, will use the ca...

Joshua Kumar, CEO, Renowala

Exclusive: Former ITC exec Pradeep Dhobale invests in home services startup Renowala

Hyderabad-based on-demand marketplace for home improvement services Renowala.com secured a second round of seed funding from FMCG veteran Pradeep Dhobale, a top company executive told Techcircle.in. Dhobale, who is a former ITC executive and an active angel investor, picked a 6.25% stake in the firm...

31 August, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Wellness startup Gomalon raises second round of seed funding

Bangalore-based wellness services startup Gomalon Technology Ventures Pvt. Ltd has raised $100,000 (around Rs 68 lakh) in a second round of seed funding from a company that makes essential oils, natural food colours and spice extracts, Anil Kumar, co-founder, Gomalon told Techcircle. Kumar declined ...

27 June, 2016 | More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) with 
Sweetcouch founder & CEO
Rajesh Chokani

No bigger validation

Rajesh Chokani, founder & CEO, Sweetcouch: We did expect to meet some important people from Apple but I was taken aback when Tim Cook walked in. But he had no airs and rather, his casual and hands-on attitude made us feel very comfortable. I was probably wrong in assuming the CEO of Apple to be ...

20 May, 2016 | More »


Passage to India

Apurva Roy Choudhary, CEO, Cynapse: We have been developing apps for the Apple ecosystem for the last six years. For the first couple of years, we did not have any connect with any Apple employees or relationship managers. Apple was a white box for us. This has been steadily changing in the last cou...

20 May, 2016 | More »


Diving deep

Ajit Narayanan, founder, Invention Labs: We definitely knew that we would be meeting someone important from Apple, but the identity was kept under wraps because of the non-disclosure agreements we had signed. I was definitely pleasantly surprised and honoured to know it was Tim Cook himself whom we ...

20 May, 2016 | More »


Apple is big on Indian app ecosystem, say founders who met Tim Cook

As the founder of a startup, you receive an invite from Apple Inc. Obviously, you are excited. This could be that lucky break, you may be thinking. Finally, the day arrives, and as you wait to meet the Apple team, you see Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple walking in. For a moment, you are […]...

20 May, 2016 | More »


Chauffeur provider app DriversKart buys smaller rival Driven

Chennai-based on-demand chauffeur provider DriversKart said on Wednesday it has acquired smaller rival Driven to strengthen its network, in the second takeover deal in the nascent but expanding segment. When contacted, a DriversKart spokesperson declined to reveal the value of the cash-and-stock dea...

11 May, 2016 | More »


Home services startups promise a better home

It’s 10 am when Mohammed Arif, a 30-year-old carpenter from Gurgaon, receives a text message on his mobile phone’s app for a carpentry job. An hour later, he gets the exact coordinates of the location and on arriving at the address, he presses the ‘Start Job’ button on the app. When the ...

17 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 »

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