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Sports-tech app Sportido raises pre-Series A funding

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Noida-based sports app Sportido, operated by IDO Sport Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in a pre-Series A ....

16 November, 2018

Myntra, Jabong to merge all functions; Ananth Narayanan remains CEO

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Myntra CEO Ananth Narayanan will continue heading the fashion e-tailer while sister company Jabong will keep operating as a separate ....

16 November, 2018
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Reboot: Former Foodpanda, Printvenue boss is out to shake up health-tech

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

16 November, 2018

OYO appoints former IndiGo boss Aditya Ghosh as CEO for India, South Asia ops

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Budget hospitality chain OYO on Thursday announced the appointment of Aditya Ghosh, the former president of budget carrier IndiGo, ....

15 November, 2018

Flipkart's Binny Bansal resigns after probe into personal misconduct

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Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has resigned as group chief executive officer following an independent probe into allegations ....

13 November, 2018

Ola’s chief people officer Susheel Balakrishnan quits

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Susheel Balakrishnan, the chief people officer at ride-hailing app Ola, has resigned from the firm after a six-month stint. Ola, ....

12 November, 2018
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Amazon versus Flipkart: Who is winning this year’s festive season sale?

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In the carbonated beverages industry, the war between PepsiCo Inc. and Coca-Cola Inc. is legendary. There are plenty of examples ....

8 November, 2018

Snapdeal’s FY18 loss narrows sharply but revenue more than halves

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Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, which runs online marketplace Snapdeal, recorded a massive drop in both losses and revenue in the financial ....

6 November, 2018

This Kerala startup is using robots to eradicate manual scavenging in India

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In November 2015, police pulled out the bodies of 32-year old Noushad Karuvissery, an autorickshaw driver, and two migrant workers ....

6 November, 2018

Amazon India marketplace revenue grows 58% in FY18, loss mounts to nearly $1 bn

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Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd, the Indian marketplace arm of US-based online retailer Amazon.com Inc., fell deeper into a loss ....

2 November, 2018
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Travel portal Yatra’s revenue up 24% in Sept quarter, EBITDA loss narrows

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Nasdaq-listed Yatra Online Inc, which operates travel portal Yatra.com through its Indian unit, reported higher revenues while ....

1 November, 2018

India’s startup ecosystem to take off in 5-10 years: Artha India Ventures’ Apurva Damani

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For the past two to three years, Apurva Damani stopped taking her car out, all thanks to the Mumbai traffic, which made driving ....

1 November, 2018

Amazon-backed Capital Float’s FY18 loss expands on higher expenses

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Digital lending platform Capital Float reported a wider loss for the year through March, as higher expenses offset a rise in revenue. Net ....

31 October, 2018

Amazon Pay's FY18 India loss widens as costs jump four-fold

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Amazon Pay (India) Pvt. Ltd, the local digital payments arm of global e-commerce major Amazon.com Inc., has seen its operating ....

31 October, 2018

Kept on its toes by Paytm, BookMyShow slips deeper into the red in FY18

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Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online ticketing platform BookMyShow, has reported a 29% rise in its consolidated ....

30 October, 2018

Treebo lost almost Rs 3 for every rupee in revenue for FY18

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Hotel aggregator Treebo, run by Ruptub Solutions Pvt. Ltd, made a net loss for the year through March that was nearly thrice its ....

30 October, 2018

Ibibo founder Ashish Kashyap raises $30 mn for to-be-launched fintech startup

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Ashish Kashyap, who founded travel booking firm Ibibo Group, has launched a new fin-tech startup named INDwealth, a company statement ....

29 October, 2018

Swiggy closes revenue gap with Zomato in FY18 but loss soars

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Bundl Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs food delivery app Swiggy, saw its operating revenues as well as its losses increase for ....

29 October, 2018

Seed funding drops 21% in 2018; deep-tech startups booming: NASSCOM report

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Seed funding in the Indian startup ecosystem has declined by 21% in 2018, Debjani Ghosh, president of the National Association ....

25 October, 2018

Most founders in my portfolio are not from IIT or IIM: Angel investor Apurva Chamaria

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Apurva Chamaria wears many hats: as an angel investor, he has put money in over 20 startups in the country—online content ....

24 October, 2018

Amazon seeks CCI nod to pick up stake in JV acquiring supermarket chain More

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US-based e-commerce giant Amazon has sought approval from the anti-monopoly body for a 49% stake in a joint venture that will ....

22 October, 2018