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Flipkart buys Israeli predictive analytics startup Upstream Commerce

Dearton Thomas Hector

Walmart-owned Flipkart, the country’s largest e-commerce company, said on Tuesday that it has acquired Upstream Commerce, ....

25 September, 2018

Dockless scooter rental service Bounce raises $3 mn in venture debt

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates dockless scooter sharing platform Bounce, has raised $3 ....

25 September, 2018
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Student accommodation startup Stanza Living raises funding from Sequoia, others

Binu Paul

Delhi-based student accommodation platform Stanza Living has raised Rs 73 crore ($10 million) in a fresh round led by global venture ....

25 September, 2018

Ola’s new initiative uses AI to ensure customer safety

Kavya Kothiyal

Homegrown cab-hailing major Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, on Tuesday launched project Guardian, a real-time monitoring ....

25 September, 2018

Exclusive: Former NDTV CEO Vikram Chandra's news video app gets Airtel’s backing

Anirban Ghoshal

Mobile-phone operator Bharti Airtel Ltd has invested in a news video app started by veteran journalist and former NDTV chief executive ....

25 September, 2018

Startup studio T9L raises funding from Japanese investors

Payal Ganguly

Venture builder T9L Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount from Japanese venture capital firm Spiral Ventures and Mynavi ....

25 September, 2018
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As Ola-owned Foodpanda absorbs Holachef, employees and vendors claim a raw deal

Dearton Thomas Hector & Kavya Kothiyal

On a humid afternoon in Powai—Mumbai’s startup hub—a middle-aged man came calling at the second-floor office ....

25 September, 2018

Microsoft launches $40-mn project to use AI for humanitarian causes

Shweta Sharma

Technology giant Microsoft has announced a $40 million (Rs 290 crore) programme which will focus on using artificial intelligence ....

25 September, 2018

Microsoft, Nasscom, govt launch programme to train women in cybersecurity

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft India, infotech lobby group Nasscom, and the central government have launched a three-year programme to train 1,000 ....

25 September, 2018

Walmart turns to blockchain in bid to tackle food-safety incidents

Reuters

Walmart and its unit Sam's Club said on Monday leafy greens suppliers will be asked to implement real-time, farm-to-store ....

25 September, 2018
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Launch pads: NetApp wants to give deep-tech its due

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which TechCircle compiles report cards highlighting ....

25 September, 2018

OYO to raise $1 bn from SoftBank fund, others at valuation of $5 bn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Budget hospitality chain OYO said on Tuesday it will raise $1 billion (around Rs 7,300 crore at current exchange rates) in a fresh ....

25 September, 2018

Instagram co-founders resign in latest top-level exit from Facebook

Reuters

Instagram on Monday said co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical ....

25 September, 2018