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Varun Agarwal: From failing in engineering to co-founding a million-dollar company

Startup Companies Trendz in India | Innovative Ideas for Young Entrepreneurs | Focus | Part 01

How Young Indian Entrepreneurs Built Housing.com | Advitya Sharma (Founder)

Inspirational stories of entrepreneurs who made it big

Govt to launch global campaign to promote investment for startups in India

Government is preparing to launch a global campaign to hard sell India as attractive investment destination for startups and has invited proposals …

Cisco to invest $100 million on startups, train 2.5 lakh students in India by 2020

US-based tech giant Cisco on Friday said it will pump in $100 million (around Rs 665 crore) to fund startups and train 2.5 lakh students in India by …

Why a startup culture will drive India’s digital disruption | The Network | The Network

India’s Prime Minister Modi’s Digital India initiative has brought a new dimension to the local economy – from new jobs, to more innovation and a booming startup community – the opportunity in India has never been better. With roughly 4,200 startups, eight of which are valued at over $1 billion, …

Innovation

In conservative India, a startup is helping unmarried couples find a room

An entrepreneur has come to the rescue of unmarried couples in Delhi and Mumbai.<p>Young couples looking for some privacy in conservative India are often vulnerable to physical attacks by the police and self-appointed guardians of “Indian culture.” Vigilante groups have assaulted lovers in parks, …

India

Apple is building an accelerator program in India to boost local startups

Cook, who arrives in India late on Tuesday, is making his Indian debut just as the country emerges as one of the last large growth markets in the smartphone world, while sales in the United States and China begin to taper off.<p>Among other officials, he is due to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

Startups

Apple to Announce Expansion, Startup Accelerator in India

- May 17, 2016<p>Apple is expected to make a couple of key announcements concerning the company’s operations in India. The announcements will be timed …

Ambitious new media startup FactorDaily aims to be India’s Wired

It’s been a while since I’ve written about a new media startup raising funding in Asia. There were quite a few last year — including Tech In Asia, Deal Street Asia and E27 — but now we have a story of note for 2016. FactorDaily, a newly formed startup in India, has raised $1 million to kick-start …

Consumer Tech

India-based food delivery startup TinyOwl reportedly shuts down in all cities except Mumbai

TinyOwl, a India-based restaurant delivery service that has raised more than $27 million from investors including Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners, has reportedly stopped service in all cities except for Mumbai.<p>Users of TinyOwl’s smartphone app started seeing a notification last week that …

Startups