Launch pads: How a tech services firm became an accelerator for startups

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which we compile report cards highlighting the ....

14 August, 2018

Paytm-backed mobile gaming platform Gamepind appoints COO

Kavya Kothiyal

Mobile gaming platform Gamepind has appointed Sudhanshu Gupta, a former executive at digital wallet firm Paytm, as its chief operating ....

13 August, 2018
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Launch pads: YES FINTECH looks to build on promising start

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which we compile report cards highlighting the ....

31 July, 2018

With GigaFiber, can Reliance Jio conquer the entire broadband, TV ecosystem?

Anirban Ghoshal

Earlier this month, Mukesh Ambani took the stage at Reliance Industries’ annual general meeting to announce the impending ....

24 July, 2018

Launch pads: Mixed bag for TLabs amid hunt for right model

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which we compile report cards highlighting the ....

17 July, 2018

Can MX Player help Times Internet stream its way past Hotstar, Netflix?

Dearton Thomas Hector

In June 2008, as the world was on the cusp of the worst financial crisis in eight decades, media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman ....

11 July, 2018
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Paytm-owned Little-Nearbuy has a turnaround plan, but can it stick to the script?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Last December, digital wallet and e-commerce major Paytm engineered a merger between its floundering investee company Little and ....

9 July, 2018

3D printers are now producing parts for water treatment plants

Shweta Sharma

A water technology startup in Singapore has built a 3D-printing facility for manufacturing membranes used in water filtration.  Nanyang ....

6 July, 2018

Why the funding drought for Indian startups is far from over

Binu Paul

The funding crunch in the Indian startup ecosystem shows no sign of abating as angel and venture capital investments in the first ....

4 July, 2018

Launch pads: Has Zone Startups India found the recipe for success?

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which we compile report cards highlighting the ....

3 July, 2018
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Are used cars playing second fiddle on online auto classifieds platforms?

Anand J & Binu Paul & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier on, online auto classifieds firms specialising in used cars felt they could function a bit like driving schools. They ....

29 June, 2018

Are affiliate marketing firms sacrificing growth to stay afloat?

Binu Paul

A month ago, TechCircle took a closer look at the affiliate marketing industry and found that it had hit a rough patch. Companies ....

21 June, 2018

In a Flipkart-ruled fashion universe, does the runway have room for the rest?

Binu Paul

Flipkart has built an online fashion empire over the past few years. And for the rest, staying on the catwalk is proving to be ....

7 June, 2018

Why India's e-commerce giants may make a bigger push into private labels

Reuters

For Lalit Bisht, buying Roadster jeans and T-shirts off Myntra, Flipkart's fashion operation, is a no brainer. It may take ....

30 May, 2018

Has the coupon and cashback industry hit saturation point?

Binu Paul

E-commerce in India is possibly at its prime, but things aren't going quite as well for one of its dependents - the affiliate ....

25 May, 2018

Will Walmart's foray into Indian e-commerce be Amazon's worst nightmare?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

A common enemy was watching from the sidelines as US retail giant Walmart acquired Flipkart for $16 billion (around Rs 1.05 lakh ....

17 May, 2018

Why SoftBank may face a long wait for its next multi-billion dollar india exit

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Walmart's big-ticket acquisition of Flipkart last week brought both bliss and billions to many of the Indian e-commerce company's ....

15 May, 2018

As Flipkart gets bigger, smaller horizontal and vertical e-tailers seek survival tips

Binu Paul & Anand J

As Walmart and Flipkart came together to script the world's largest e-commerce deal, a number of smaller players on the periphery ....

9 May, 2018

Will Kishore Biyani be third time lucky with bet on online grocery biz?  

Binu Paul

As the Future Group takes another shot at e-commerce by launching a mobile app-based grocery delivery service, past failures and ....

27 April, 2018

With one eye on policy, e-pharmacies seek cure for bleeding and vitamins for growth

Anand J & Binu Paul

From a cash burn rate that is among the highest in the tech startup space to issues around distribution, scaling and profitability, ....

27 April, 2018

How SoftBank has spun its web across India's internet companies

Anand J

SoftBank is the new IPO. For startups struggling to turn in profits, an initial public offering remains an unattractive proposition. ....

23 April, 2018