Why India’s e-pharmacies are still awaiting a policy prescription

Binu Paul & Payal Ganguly

The dozen-odd startups that constitute India’s nascent e-pharmacy sector currently operate in a regulatory grey area and ....

15 February, 2019

Infibeam Q3 revenue doubles, profit soars

Payal Ganguly

Infibeam Avenues Ltd, the Mumbai-listed operator of payment solutions platform CCAvenue, posted a significant rise in revenue ....

15 February, 2019
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Fleet platforms MoveInSync, Routematic foray into ride-hailing space

Payal Ganguly

Fleet platforms MoveInSync Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd and Routematic will enter the ride-hailing segment focusing on office-goers ....

14 February, 2019

Amazon cuts commission rates for certain brands to boost sales

Payal Ganguly

E-commerce major Amazon India has reduced seller commission charges for certain brands in the sports, fitness and outdoor category ....

13 February, 2019

Account automation firm Open raises $4.6 mn in Series A round

Payal Ganguly

Bengaluru-based Open Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which automates collections and payouts for small businesses, has raised ....

12 February, 2019

ITC pilots FMCG e-commerce store in major metros

Payal Ganguly

Indian fast-moving consumer goods major ITC has announced that it is piloting its e-commerce venture, itcstore.in, in Delhi-NCR, ....

11 February, 2019
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Angel tax: Govt freezes accounts of Babygogo, TravelKhana

Payal Ganguly

Just after assuring angel investors and startup entrepreneurs of a speedy resolution to the issues surrounding angel tax, the ....

8 February, 2019

Fintech lobbies approach RBI with alternatives to Aadhaar-based eKYC

Payal Ganguly

Industry bodies representing fintech companies have approached the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with alternatives to Aadhaar-based ....

7 February, 2019

Indian, foreign firms at odds over govt move to regulate internet content

Payal Ganguly

A clear split is forming between Indian and foreign firms over how the government should regulate content over the internet. In ....

6 February, 2019

WhatsApp takes steps to curb abuse via bulk messaging before general elections

Payal Ganguly

Online messaging platform WhatsApp released a white paper to address the issue of bulk messaging and automated behaviour ahead ....

6 February, 2019
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Myntra denies owning stakes in sellers, claims compliance with new FDI norms

Payal Ganguly

Fashion retailer and Flipkart subsidiary Myntra has said it does not own any equity stakes in sellers on its platform, indicating ....

6 February, 2019

Tech giants ask IT ministry to ease draft norms for regulating internet content

Payal Ganguly

Global tech companies, civil society groups and academics have raised concerns over the Indian government’s draft rules ....

5 February, 2019

Investors, startups get govt assurance on angel tax, but little else for now

Payal Ganguly

Top government officials assured angel investors and startup entrepreneurs on Monday that tax and industry departments will look ....

4 February, 2019

Draft e-commerce policy gathers steam as govt consults stakeholders

Payal Ganguly

The national draft policy on e-commerce has undergone stakeholder consultations four months after being revived in a new format, ....

4 February, 2019

RBI installs ombudsman for digital payments

Payal Ganguly

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched an ombudsman scheme for digital payments, a little less than three months after the RBI proposed ....

1 February, 2019

Hyperlocal news app Awaaz raises capital from Matrix Partners

Payal Ganguly

Video content platform Awaaz has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Matrix Partners, a company statement said. The ....

1 February, 2019

Amazon pulls out private labels from India website as new e-commerce rules kick in

Payal Ganguly

Amazon.com Inc.’s India unit removed all listings of its private brands across several categories as the government’s ....

1 February, 2019

Govt sticks to Feb 1 deadline for new e-commerce rules

Payal Ganguly & Binu Paul

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) said on Thursday it will not extend the February 1 deadline for new rules ....

31 January, 2019

Drone companies to develop open source code for DGCA compliance

Payal Ganguly

A group of companies are working towards creating an open source code, certified by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation ....

31 January, 2019

OYO in talks to acquire Delhi-based co-working space provider Innov8

Payal Ganguly

SoftBank-backed hotel-reservations startup OYO is in advanced talks to acquire Delhi-based co-working space provider Innov8, operated ....

30 January, 2019

Kutuki and Simyog Tech secure funding; XSEED snaps up Report Bee

Payal Ganguly

Kutuki, an early learning content platform for pre-school children, has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-seed round from ....

29 January, 2019