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Digital payments startup HipBar gets funding from United Spirits

Keshav Sunkara

Diageo Plc-controlled United Spirits Ltd has picked up a 26% stake in digital payments startup Hip Bar Pvt. Ltd for Rs 27 crore ....

25 June, 2018

Fintech startup Sqrrl secures $1 mn in pre-Series A round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Sqrrl Fintech Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates investment app Sqrrl, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.8 crore) in a pre-Series A round ....

25 June, 2018
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Online office supplies startup Aahaa Stores raises $2 mn in fresh round

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chennai-based Aahaa Stores Pvt. Ltd, an online business-to-business (B2B) store for office supplies, has raised $2 million (around ....

25 June, 2018

PolicyBazaar raises $200 mn from SoftBank, others; joins unicorn club

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd, the operator of online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar.com and lending ....

25 June, 2018

Exclusive: Maritime solutions startup PortDesk suspends operations

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Integrated maritime solutions firm PortDesk has suspended operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told TechCircle. It ....

25 June, 2018

WhatsApp updates privacy policy, may allow payments across UPI apps

Anirban Ghoshal

Facebook-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp may soon start offering interoperability between other BHIM-UPI apps on its ....

25 June, 2018
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Temporary relief for e-tailers as govt defers rollout of new tax provision

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce firms can heave a sigh of relief - for now - as the government has decided to defer a tax provision that the likes ....

25 June, 2018

How emerging tech is helping e-tailers cut costs, tackle fraud

Anirban Ghoshal

E-commerce companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and virtual reality (VR) to reduce expenditure ....

25 June, 2018

This app uses Google's machine learning platform to detect plant diseases

Anirban Ghoshal

Among the various companies, non-profits and researchers using tech company Google’s TensorFlow platform, one application ....

25 June, 2018

Indian Railways may use IIT Roorkee-developed drones to monitor tracks

Anirban Ghoshal

The Indian Railways may soon start using a new drone monitoring system being developed by IIT Roorkee to inspect the condition ....

25 June, 2018
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SaaS firm Freshworks earns $100 mn in annual subscriptions

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

San Bruno- and Chennai-headquartered Freshworks Inc. (formerly Freshdesk Inc.) has crossed $100 million in annual recurring revenue, ....

25 June, 2018

Enterprise investors help us acquire customers faster than VCs: Avaamo's Ram Menon

Anand J

Last month, conversational artificial intelligence platform Avaamo Inc., raised $14.2 million in a Series A funding round led ....

25 June, 2018

Fortinet's new firewall uses machine learning to detect threats

Shweta Sharma

In the latest version of its web application firewall, American cybersecurity firm Fortinet has introduced machine learning capabilities ....

22 June, 2018