New net users offer high potential but barriers abound: Omidyar’s Roopa Kudva

Dearton Thomas Hector

Impact investor Omidyar Network—founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife in 2004—has committed more than ....

23 May, 2018

Will be fully profitable in less than a year: Droom's Sandeep Aggarwal

Shweta Sharma

Used-car marketplace Droom last week raised $30 million (Rs 204 crore) in a Series D round led by Toyota Tsusho Corporation, existing ....

21 May, 2018
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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput launches emerging-tech startup

Binu Paul

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and serial entrepreneur Varun Mathur have launched a startup called Innsaei Ventures Pvt. ....

18 May, 2018

Democratising AI by making it available to all developers: Amazon's Manaktala

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of Seattle-headquartered tech giant Amazon, has been locked in a tussle with ....

18 May, 2018

Ola operations chief Vishal Kaul resigns, Pallav Singh takes interim charge

Shweta Sharma

Ola's operations chief Vishal Kaul has resigned after a stint of one year and four months, in the latest senior-level change ....

18 May, 2018

Uber's chief product officer quits in latest top-level exit

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Uber Technologies Inc Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden is leaving the ride-hailing company, an Uber spokesman told Reuters on ....

18 May, 2018
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Zomato hires GE veteran as chief financial officer

Binu Paul

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery startup Zomato has appointed General Electric (GE) executive Sameer Maheshwary ....

17 May, 2018

We gave up 95% of revenue to refocus on sustainability: Bizongo's Aniket Deb

Binu Paul

Packaging materials marketplace company Bizongo, which early this month raised $22 million (Rs 146.7 crore) in its Series B round ....

16 May, 2018

Amazon adopts new policy to promote board diversity

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it is adopting a new policy to promote diversity in its board of directors, saying that women and ....

15 May, 2018

Quikr appoints a CFO for the first time in its decade-long existence

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online classifieds platform Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has appointed Rahul Tewari as its chief financial officer (CFO), the company ....

14 May, 2018
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Will be more selective in striking new fin-tech deals: SRI Capital’s Sashi Reddi

Joseph Rai

Seed-stage investor SRI Capital, which is preparing to launch a new fund, has struck two bets in the fin-tech space in India this ....

14 May, 2018

Samsung’s Knox can help enterprises save costs, become efficient: Sukesh Jain

Anirban Ghoshal

Samsung is largely known as a consumer electronics brand and has been a dominant player in the premium handsets segment in the ....

11 May, 2018

Exclusive: Zivame appoints new CEO as Shaleen Sinha leaves lingerie e-tailer

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online lingerie retailer Zivame has appointed Amisha Jain as its new chief executive officer (CEO), the company said in an email ....

9 May, 2018

Want to add 3 lakh customers over the year: Capital Float’s Sashank Rishyasringa

Dearton Thomas Hector

Considered to be one of the most significantly funded digital lenders, Capital Float counts Ribbit Capital, Sequoia India, SAIF ....

9 May, 2018

Facebook rejigs top management, starts blockchain division

Reuters

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday ordered one of the biggest management shakeups in the history of the social ....

9 May, 2018

Warren Buffett equates bitcoin with rat poison

Reuters

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday said buyers of bitcoin, which he has characterized as "rat poison squared," ....

7 May, 2018

Lot of chatter around AI, AR and machine learning but little traction: Alteria’s Vinod Murali

Joseph Rai

Venture debt has become an important funding tool for startups in India, though the market is still nascent and includes only ....

7 May, 2018

Using AI, ML to streamline processes, improve user experience: HDFC Bank’s Nitin Chugh

Anirban Ghoshal

HDFC Bank, India’s largest private-sector lender by market value, has been deploying digital assistants and robots in branches ....

4 May, 2018

'Indianised' execution has driven our success: Amazon's Pillai at TechCircle Live

Binu Paul

Localised execution on both customer and seller fronts has played a key role in e-commerce giant Amazon's success in the Indian ....

3 May, 2018

Facebook loses privacy advocate as WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum quits

Reuters

The co-founder of WhatsApp, a messaging service owned by Facebook Inc (FB.O) with more than 1 billion daily users, said on Monday ....

1 May, 2018

Will see fresh companies this year in AI, blockchain and genomics: Mohandas Pai

Anand J

While Mohandas Pai, along with his friend and partner Ranjan Pai (of Manipal Group) started Aarin Capital in 2011, they have now ....

30 April, 2018