Amazon to pick up stake in supermarket chain More

Reuters

Amazon and Indian private equity firm Samara Capital are making a joint investment that will give the online retail giant a stake ....

20 September, 2018

Can transport aggregation services scale beyond cabs?

Binu Paul

This is the first of a three-part series that analyses India's transport aggregation sector. In India, cab aggregators ....

20 September, 2018
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Walmart to buy Flipkart ESOPs worth $800 mn

Kavya Kothiyal

Flipkart employees with stock options could be in for a windfall as parent company Walmart is set to purchase employee stock ownership ....

20 September, 2018

Med-tech startup Cyclops raises early-stage funding

Payal Ganguly

Medical technology company Cyclops Medtech Pvt. Ltd has raised $1 million (around Rs 7.2 crore at current exchange rates) in fresh ....

20 September, 2018

Hyperlocal delivery startup DailyNinja gets funding from Matrix Partners, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Subscription-based milk and grocery delivery venture DailyNinja has raised an undisclosed sum from Matrix Partners in a fresh ....

20 September, 2018

Exclusive: Smart parking technology startup Parkwheels raises seed funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Smart parking systems maker Parkwheels has raised Rs 1.2 crore (around $160,000 at current exchange rates) in a seed round of ....

20 September, 2018
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What does Amazon’s latest bet mean for India’s grocery biz?

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

US e-commerce behemoth Amazon appears to have made another move to expand its grocery retail business in India and intensify its ....

19 September, 2018

SoftBank-backed OYO enters UK market with £40 mn investment

Shweta Sharma

SoftBank-backed budget hotel brand OYO Hotels has launched operations in London, the United Kingdom, where it plans to invest ....

19 September, 2018

Exclusive: Media startup NewsBytes gets fresh funding, will bolster AI engine

Anirban Ghoshal

Media startup NewsBytes has raised $1 million (Rs 7.25 crore) as part of a pre-Series A round of funding led by German publishing ....

19 September, 2018

Online-to-offline grocery firm Avenue11 strikes ad-for-equity deal with Brand Capital

Binu Paul

Online-to-offline grocery platform Avenue11, based in Bengaluru, has raised Rs 26 crore ($3.6 million) from Brand Capital, the ....

19 September, 2018
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Sequoia-backed enterprise RPA firm UiPath looks to grow India footprint

Kavya Kothiyal

US-headquartered firm UiPath, which offers robotic process automation (RPA) solutions for enterprises, said it plans to expand ....

19 September, 2018

Exclusive: Social networking platform ShareChat raises $100 mn

Kavya Kothiyal & Dearton Thomas Hector & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-headquartered Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, which operates vernacular social networking platform ShareChat, has raised Rs 720.29 ....

19 September, 2018

Digitally influenced spends in emerging markets to more than double by 2022: BCG

Shweta Sharma

Digitally influenced spending in emerging markets will more than double from $1.8 trillion (Rs 130.5 lakh crore) last year to ....

19 September, 2018

Exclusive: Sheroes raises fresh funding from Leo Capital, Anand Chandrasekaran

Dearton Thomas Hector

Sheroes, the women’s community platform, has raised an undisclosed sum of fresh funding from venture capital firm Leo ....

19 September, 2018

How cross-border e-commerce is helping Chinese SMEs lure Indian customers

Payal Ganguly

A party dress for less than Rs 2,000, a wristwatch for Rs 145 or tea infusers for Rs 100, the prices are as enticing as the designs ....

19 September, 2018

Online home décor startup Livspace gets $70-mn cheque

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based online home décor startup Livspace has raised $70 million (around Rs 500 crore) in a Series C round of ....

19 September, 2018

Nasscom unveils initiative to support deep-tech startups

Shweta Sharma

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) unveiled on Tuesday a programme aimed to help deep-tech ....

18 September, 2018

How Amazon is building its India biz via strategic bets

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier this month, e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com Inc. became only the second US company to touch a market valuation of $1 trillion ....

18 September, 2018

Oyo tops LinkedIn list of hottest startups to work for in 2018

Kavya Kothiyal

Professional networking company LinkedIn on Tuesday announced an India list of top 25 startups to work for in 2018, topped by ....

18 September, 2018

B2B logistics startup Shadowfax gets IFC's backing

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, plans to invest in Bengaluru-based ....

18 September, 2018

New York University’s AI tool can tell cancer type, spot mutated genes

Shweta Sharma

A computer program developed by New York University (NYU) School of Medicine can analyse images of lung tumours, specify cancer ....

18 September, 2018