Paytm to enter crowded OTT space, forms content partnerships

Payal Ganguly

Digital payments company Paytm is entering the over the top (OTT) space with video partnerships, a report in The Economic Times ....

14 January, 2019

Alibaba launches global digital services programme for retail firms

Payal Ganguly

Chinese internet company Alibaba has launched its suite of digital services for retail companies and brands through its strategic ....

11 January, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT

Zomato courts new investors as SoftBank switches focus to Swiggy

Kavya Kothiyal & Payal Ganguly

Food-tech unicorn Zomato is courting new investors in a bid to raise up to $1 billion in fresh funding even as Japanese investment ....

2 January, 2019

Paytm Payments Bank free to open new accounts as RBI lifts ban

Dearton Thomas Hector

Paytm Payments Bank Ltd has received a nod from India’s central bank to start onboarding customers again and to resume Know ....

2 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Flipkart steals the show as e-commerce dominates M&A activity

Kavya Kothiyal

When it comes to M&A deals, Flipkart undoubtedly stands out as the Indian startup ecosystem’s greatest success -- not ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Fuelled by enormous investor appetite, food-tech finds its mojo

Binu Paul

The events of the past year have made it amply clear that food-tech is certainly not a winner-takes-all business. Four heavily-funded ....

26 December, 2018
ADVERTISEMENT

Why bike-sharing firm Ofo's dramatic fall should serve as a cautionary tale

Reuters

On the sidewalks of Shanghai and Beijing, once bright-yellow Ofo bicycles lie in varying states of disrepair - chains unhooked, ....

24 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Unicorns, Chinese cheques drive buzz in startup ecosystem

Binu Paul

India’s startup ecosystem took a long stride towards maturity this year, as several big-ticket acquisitions and funding ....

24 December, 2018

Why the new regulations for online food delivery firms need greater clarity

Anurag Pareek & Samad Ali

Online food delivery companies have drawn significant interest from investors this year as they experience rapid growth. Zomato, ....

16 November, 2018

Will Paytm Mall’s new wholesale biz help it catch up with Flipkart, Amazon?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Mall is moving to take greater control of inventory on the e-commerce platform as it looks to bridge the gap with rivals ....

15 November, 2018
ADVERTISEMENT

Amazon's India cloud business triples FY18 revenue, turns a profit

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd, which offers cloud services in India, reported a three-fold jump in revenue for the year through ....

12 November, 2018

Alibaba sets new record with $30.7 bn in Singles Day sales

Reuters

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cashed a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in sales on Sunday during ....

12 November, 2018

Alibaba's India B2B arm records steep fall in FY18 profit

Payal Ganguly

Alibaba India Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd posted a sharp 88% drop in net profit for the year through March even though its revenue rose ....

1 November, 2018

Alibaba Cloud ties up with ONGO Framework to sign up SMEs

Payal Ganguly

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, has partnered with business-to-business IT services provider ....

1 November, 2018

Will SoftBank-Alibaba's potential FirstCry bet spark rebirth of babycare e-tailers?

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

After a dormant couple of years on the fundraising front, baby products e-tailers could soon have reason to cheer. Multiple ....

24 October, 2018

Paytm Money appoints CDSL veteran Cyrus Khambata as director

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Money Limited, the wealth management arm of digital payments firm Paytm, has appointed Cyrus Khambata, the former executive ....

18 October, 2018

It’s official: Ola-owned Foodpanda acquires Holachef

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Foodpanda India, the online food delivery firm owned by cab hailing company Ola, has acquired shuttered food-tech startup Holachef ....

16 October, 2018

Paytm in talks to acquire Chinese mobile internet firm UCWeb’s India business

Payal Ganguly

Digital payments entity Paytm is in talks to acquire the India business of Alibaba-owned Chinese mobile internet company UCWeb, ....

12 October, 2018

Alibaba looks to roll out emerging tech for offline retail shopping

Binu Paul

China's biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba, is in talks with several Indian firms to provide emerging tech solutions such ....

3 October, 2018

Alibaba to make customised AI chips; teams up with SAP for cloud services

Reuters

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will set up a dedicated chip subsidiary and aims to launch its first self-developed AI inference ....

19 September, 2018

BigBasket, Grofers revive merger talks: Report

Kavya Kothiyal

Online grocer BigBasket could acquire smaller rival Grofers as part a transaction where investors of the two companies would commit ....

17 September, 2018