Startups (India)

7 Indian industries that will be impacted by AI: The dawn of an era of tectonic change

<i>Indian software minds are all set to power a new technological change in the world where software will make decisions for CEOs and leadership …

Machine Learning

How Blockchain can revolutionise the music and media industries

If you are an artist, a music producer or just a huge music fan like me, you are probably wondering how Blockchain, the technology behind the digital …


Scuba Sutras: startup lessons from under the sea

<i>What can an entrepreneur learn from the under the sea? Apparently a lot.</i><p>Guhesh Ramanathan is a Bengaluru-based entrepreneur, mentor, investor, and …

Scuba Diving

How Karnataka’s IT hub is readying for the future

<i>Even as enterprises rethink technology and IT services to digitise and define innovative business models, Karnataka’s IT sector is helping usher in a</i> …


How India's E-Commerce Players Prepare For The Diwali Shopping Frenzy

The advent of e-commerce in India has redefined the way Indians celebrate their average festival. In the last few months of the year, e-commerce majors such as Amazon, Flipkart, and Shopclues compete with one another by luring customers with attractive sales and offers. Over the years, this has led …


Ride hailing company Grab secures $700 million in funding; plans to expand its car rental programme

Singapore-headquartered <b>Grab</b>, the main Southeast Asian rival of <b>Uber Technologies Inc</b>, said on 20 October it had secured debt facilities of up to $700 …


Go desi with an attitude: Engineer ‘fashions’ startup to promote khadi

<i>An environmental engineer, Siddharth Mohan Nair started DesiTude, a swadesi clothing brand to promote khadi in renewed and appealing …


How Harsh Mariwala-led P2P platform ASCENT is helping small businesses scale up

Entrepreneurial ventures are about ideas – ideas that can take root, germinate and reach full bloom despite odds, before branching out to conquer the …


Blockchain startup Digital Asset raises $40 million to fund its global expansion

Digital Asset, a <b>blockchain</b> <b>startup</b> funded by some of the world’s largest banks, has raised $40 million as it expands globally.<p>Representational …


Dear entrepreneur, here’s why you should be interested in the mega fundraises of Flipkart, Ola and Paytm

<i>What do the large fund raises of 2017 say about the Indian startup ecosystem and why should other entrepreneurs care?</i>Ten companies in India have …


Flipkart wants to acquire stake in BookMyShow..But why?

“By striking partnerships with the likes of BookMyShow, Flipkart wants to offer a range of services to keep customers coming back to its platform, …


A pioneer that introduced digital payments to the world now wants to ride India’s boom

American online payments firm PayPal is looking at a bigger payoff from its bets in India.<p>The company, which set up a startup incubator in Chennai in 2013, has now decided to start taking equity in the firms that join its programme, which was free till now. So far it has churned out 10 companies in …


This Hyderabad-based startup is bringing the clinic home

<i>With 91 hospitals, 94 diagnostic centres, 70 doctors and over 20 speciality and super-speciality centres as partners, CallHealth aims to make</i> …

Health Care

Media-tech startup ZAPR raises funding from Flipkart, Saavn, Micromax and Mu Sigma cofounders

Bangalore based media-tech startup, ZAPR, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding led by Flipkart, with participation from Saavn, Micromax and Mu …


Invest India Signs MoU with Founders Alliance, a Network for Sweden's Leading Entrepreneurs

Invest India, in collaboration with Founders Alliance, will manage the portal and continue to update content and add features as neutral …


IFIM organises 'Friday's@Startup Foundry'

IFIM Business School, a private B-School in Bengaluru, inaugurated on Friday the first session of Fridays@Startup Foundery organised by the startup …


How analytics and data science can help restaurants become more profitable

<i>Most of the time, restauranteurs cannot put a finger on whether it is the food or the ambiance or the crowd or the service or the mood in the</i> …


Inside Bira 91’s plan to become a global craft beer brand

B9 Beverages’s Ankur Jain hopes to turn his ‘Imagined in India’ Bira 91 craft beer brand into a global leader like Apple, Google or Nike


Websites to Help You Make more Freelance Income

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Some Popular Online Digital Marketing Courses and Certifications

The number of enterprises that provide astonishingly ingenious products andThe post Some Popular Online Digital Marketing Courses and Certifications …

Digital Marketing

19 Possible Applications of Virtual Reality Technology

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Virtual Reality

Rainmaker Ventures backs Singapore digital media marketing startup Oplifi

Mumbai-based Rainmaker Ventures has invested $750,000 (Rs 4.93 crore) in Singapore-based digital media marketing startup Oplifi, the investment firm …

Digital Media

Ola raises $1.1 billion from Tencent and SoftBank, says $1 billion more coming

India’s largest cab-hailing service Ola (ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd) has raised $1.1 billion in fresh funding from China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd and …

Business (India)

Kindle Direct Publishing allowed me to have a great work-life balance, says romance writer Sujatha Turaga

Sujatha Turaga and technology don’t get along. “I am not computer-savvy. I back away from anything remotely related to technology,” says the …


Why Being a Good Leader may make you a Good Entrepreneur?

Leadership is the act of leading employees to accomplish goals.The post Why Being a Good Leader may make you a Good Entrepreneur? appeared first on …


Medical transportation startup StanPlus raises seed funding from KStart, others

Hyderabad-based medical transportation startup StanPlus has raised $1.1 million (Rs 7 crore) in seed funding led by KStart Capital, the seed …


Is Customer Service in America the best?

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Customer Service

Despite slowdown, fewer start-ups are shutting down. Here’s why

Around 180 start-ups have shut shop so far in 2017, compared with 500-odd in 2016, according to the Tracxn Deadpool list

Venture Capital

India's Ola raises $1.1 billion in Tencent, SoftBank-led round, seeks another $1 billion

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian ride-hailing firm Ola has raised $1.1 billion from investors led by China's Tencent Holdings and Japan's SoftBank Group and is in advanced talks with other investors for another $1 billion.<p>The funds will give a leg up to Ola that has been locked in a fierce battle with …


Life’s Enough: Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

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