Exclusive: Social networking platform ShareChat raises $100 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Dearton Thomas Hector & Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-headquartered Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, which operates vernacular social networking platform ShareChat, has raised Rs 720.29 ....

19 September, 2018

How cross-border e-commerce is helping Chinese SMEs lure Indian customers

Payal Ganguly

A party dress for less than Rs 2,000, a wristwatch for Rs 145 or tea infusers for Rs 100, the prices are as enticing as the designs ....

19 September, 2018

Why Tata Power’s new voice bot won't ask for your personal details

Anirban Ghoshal

Tata Power, the country’s largest integrated electricity generation company, on Wednesday announced the launch of a voice ....

19 September, 2018

World's first blockchain-based commodities trading platform to go live this year

Reuters

Global banks and trading firms are launching the first blockchain-based platform for financing the trading of commodities ....

19 September, 2018

SoftBank-backed OYO enters UK market with £40 mn investment

Shweta Sharma

SoftBank-backed budget hotel brand OYO Hotels has launched operations in London, the United Kingdom, where it plans to invest ....

19 September, 2018
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Facebook, other global tech firms gear up to fight India's planned data law

Reuters

Global tech companies plan to oppose new legislation in India that would require Facebook, PayPal and others to store user ....

19 September, 2018

Exclusive: Media startup NewsBytes gets fresh funding, will bolster AI engine

Anirban Ghoshal

Media startup NewsBytes has raised $1 million (Rs 7.25 crore) as part of a pre-Series A round of funding led by German publishing ....

19 September, 2018

Online-to-offline grocery firm Avenue11 strikes ad-for-equity deal with Brand Capital

Binu Paul

Online-to-offline grocery platform Avenue11, based in Bengaluru, has raised Rs 26 crore ($3.6 million) from Brand Capital, the ....

19 September, 2018

Sequoia-backed enterprise RPA firm UiPath looks to grow India footprint

Kavya Kothiyal

US-headquartered firm UiPath, which offers robotic process automation (RPA) solutions for enterprises, said it plans to expand ....

19 September, 2018
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Alibaba to make customised AI chips; teams up with SAP for cloud services

Reuters

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will set up a dedicated chip subsidiary and aims to launch its first self-developed AI inference ....

19 September, 2018

Digitally influenced spends in emerging markets to more than double by 2022: BCG

Shweta Sharma

Digitally influenced spending in emerging markets will more than double from $1.8 trillion (Rs 130.5 lakh crore) last year to ....

19 September, 2018

Aeris and Altizon join hands to deliver IoT solutions for manufacturing sector

Shweta Sharma

Internet of Things company Aeris and industrial IoT firm Altizon Systems have tied up to combine the latter’s machine learning ....

19 September, 2018

Exclusive: Sheroes raises fresh funding from Leo Capital, Anand Chandrasekaran

Dearton Thomas Hector

Sheroes, the women’s community platform, has raised an undisclosed sum of fresh funding from venture capital firm Leo ....

19 September, 2018
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Online home décor startup Livspace gets $70-mn cheque

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based online home décor startup Livspace has raised $70 million (around Rs 500 crore) in a Series C round of ....

19 September, 2018

Microsoft eyes retail, manufacturing, health sectors in India in $5 bn IoT push

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft plans to invest $5 billion into the Internet of Things globally for the next four years. ....

18 September, 2018

Cognizant to buy Advanced Technology Group to boost cloud capabilities

Keshav Sunkara

Nasdaq-listed software services company Cognizant said on Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Advanced Technology Group (ATG), a ....

18 September, 2018

Cloud-enabled staffing models to disrupt Asia-Pacific workplaces: Colliers research

Anirban Ghoshal

Emerging technologies such as cloud computing and internet of things (IoT) will augment real estate possibilities for Asia-Pacific ....

18 September, 2018

Nasscom unveils initiative to support deep-tech startups

Shweta Sharma

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) unveiled on Tuesday a programme aimed to help deep-tech ....

18 September, 2018

How Amazon is building its India biz via strategic bets

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier this month, e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com Inc. became only the second US company to touch a market valuation of $1 trillion ....

18 September, 2018

LetsVenture floats LetsGrow to foray into growth-stage investments

Binu Paul

Dealmaking platform LetsVenture has launched a new arm named LetsGrow to start making growth-stage investments. Angel investor ....

18 September, 2018

Oyo tops LinkedIn list of hottest startups to work for in 2018

Kavya Kothiyal

Professional networking company LinkedIn on Tuesday announced an India list of top 25 startups to work for in 2018, topped by ....

18 September, 2018

B2B logistics startup Shadowfax gets IFC's backing

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, plans to invest in Bengaluru-based ....

18 September, 2018