Reboot: An architect of India's first unicorn is now peddling a new vision

Binu Paul

TechCircle presents Founders Reboot, a new fortnightly series in which we profile successful Indian entrepreneurs who have chosen ....

19 July, 2018

Exclusive: P2P lending startup RupeeCircle bags funds from Mahindra Finance

Dearton Thomas Hector

Mumbai-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending startup RupeeCircle will receive Rs 4 crore (around $588,000) from non-banking financial ....

19 July, 2018

Online furniture startup Woodenstreet secures Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Jaipur-based online furniture platform Woodenstreet has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.8 crore) in a Series A round of funding ....

19 July, 2018

What Switzerland is doing to regain its cryptocurrency crown

Reuters

Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, after two of only a handful ....

19 July, 2018
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Promethean AI helps artists populate virtual worlds with lamps, desks and more

Shweta Sharma

Los Angeles-based gaming tech company Promethean AI uses artificial intelligence to help game artists populate vast virtual worlds ....

19 July, 2018

Android may not remain free after EU fine, warns Google CEO Pichai

Shweta Sharma

The European Union’s decision to fine Google for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system may force the tech ....

19 July, 2018

Baidu's blockchain-based photo app to reward users with tokens

Shweta Sharma

Chinese internet giant Baidu has launched a proprietary token in a bid to attract users to its new blockchain-based photo validation ....

19 July, 2018

How Microsoft's focus on cloud, partnerships is paying off

Reuters

In the elevator industry, breakdowns are bad for business. So when Thyssenkrupp North America needed help predicting when to ....

19 July, 2018
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Amazon sells 100 mn products globally on Prime Day; market cap hits $900 bn

Reuters

Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during Amazon.com Inc’s  annual Prime Day sale this ....

19 July, 2018

Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] appointed Ruby Zefo as chief privacy officer and Simon Hania as data protection officer, a company ....

19 July, 2018

Singapore’s Symple Wellness buys health analytics startup AllizHealth

Keshav Sunkara

Singapore health-tech firm Symple Wellness Platform Pvt. Ltd, which operates under the Vivant brand, has acquired Pune-based wellness ....

18 July, 2018

MakeMyTrip-backer Naspers to sell stake in local B2B portal Travel Boutique Online

Keshav Sunkara

Standard Chartered Private Equity has agreed to acquire global internet and entertainment group Naspers’ full stake in Travel ....

18 July, 2018
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EU regulators fine Google $5 bn in antitrust case

Reuters

EU antitrust regulators hit Google with a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine on Wednesday for using its Android mobile ....

18 July, 2018

Swiggy appoints Amazon's Dale Vaz as engineering head

Shweta Sharma

Online food delivery service provider Swiggy has announced the appointment of former Amazon executive Dale Vaz as the head of ....

18 July, 2018

News portal The Ken raises Series A funding

Anand J

The Ken, a subscription-based online news platform, said on Wednesday that it had raised $1.5 million (around Rs 10 crore) in ....

18 July, 2018

Seeing blockchain bubble; more scope for transport-tech: Stellaris' Alok Goyal

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Stellaris Venture Partners, which was started by former Helion Ventures executives Ritesh Banglani, Rahul Chowdhri and Alok Goyal, ....

18 July, 2018

What's inside McAfee's new security portfolio for enterprises

Shweta Sharma

US cybersecurity software-maker McAfee has announced a new enterprise security portfolio, McAfee MVision, which comprises of ePolicy ....

18 July, 2018

Why most Indian blockchain developers may be forced to hunt for jobs abroad

Shweta Sharma

Eight out of every 10 blockchain developers in India will be forced to move abroad or work exclusively on foreign projects if ....

18 July, 2018

Ticketing platform BookMyShow raises $100 mn in Series D round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., which owns and operates online ticketing platform BookMyShow, has raised $100 million (around ....

18 July, 2018

Used-car portal Cars24 raises $50 mn from Sequoia, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurugram-based online portal Cars24, which buys automobiles from individuals and sells them to businesses, has raised $50 million ....

18 July, 2018