Flashback 2018: Fintech segment continues to enjoy the purple patch

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

India's nascent but fast-growing fintech sector recorded another year of success in terms of funding and entrepreneurial activity, ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Social commerce, cross-border e-tailers make a mark

Payal Ganguly

US retailer Walmart’s purchase of 77% stake in India’s Flipkart was the e-commerce deal of the year, bringing big-bang ....

28 December, 2018
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Flashback 2018: Why investors went ka-ching on gaming startups

Kavya Kothiyal

When Mumbai-based fantasy sports startup Dream11 Fantasy Pvt. Ltd raised over $100 million in a Series D round led by Chinese ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Blockchain still a buzzword in India amid ‘cryptocalypse’

Anirban Ghoshal

It has been a year of mixed fortunes for blockchain in India. In the build-up to the new year, the distributed ledger technology ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: E-pharmacies get bouquets and brickbats; AI boosts health-tech

Shweta Sharma

Anyone looking close enough would hardly miss the seemingly snaky trend health-tech investments had assumed over the past few ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Regulations, automation give logistics-tech startups a leg-up

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

A combination of technology adoption, cheap data tariffs and favourable regulations helped disrupt and organise India’s ....

27 December, 2018
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Flashback 2018: How AI and ML went well and truly mainstream

Anirban Ghoshal

Artificial intelligence and machine learning became popular buzzwords in 2018, thanks in large part to companies adopting the ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Partnerships, regional content boost growth in India's OTT space

Payal Ganguly

As data prices and device costs for smartphones have fallen, India has emerged as a key market for over-the-top (OTT) content, ....

27 December, 2018

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
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Flashback 2018: Cloud's popularity soars but policy challenges are on the horizon

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing has been among the biggest talking points in technology this year, as large Indian enterprises embarked on digital ....

26 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

Flashback 2018: IT services hit refresh as enterprises eye digital transformation

Anand J

When a $25-billion multinational staffing company decided to embark on a digital transformation drive around 18 months ago, it ....

24 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Early-stage tech investing is now a mainstream affair

Kavya Kothiyal

The year gone by saw early-stage investing in technology companies become increasingly more mainstream as startups tapping deep-tech ....

24 December, 2018

Brigade REAP wants to be the go-to accelerator for realty-tech startups in India

Shweta Sharma

Last year when Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited set out to improve last-mile connectivity for commuters on the city’s ....

13 November, 2018

Launch pads: This accelerator is taking ed-tech startups from India to the world

Kavya Kothiyal

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which TechCircle compiles report cards highlighting ....

9 October, 2018

Launch pads: NetApp wants to give deep-tech its due

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which TechCircle compiles report cards highlighting ....

25 September, 2018

Why ed-tech startups have a lot to learn before scaling new highs

Kavya Kothiyal

Customer demand and the success stories of firms such as Byju’s, Toppr and Embibe, to name a few, have made investors ‘cautiously ....

27 August, 2018

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

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

Quikr, Paytm bosses top techpreneurs pay chart - who else got fat cheques?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Keshav Sunkara

Founders of India’s largest and best-funded internet and digital technology firms took home an average hike of 20% in gross ....

13 July, 2018