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6 Indian startups selected for the fourth class of Google Launchpad Accelerator

Google Launchpad accelerator has announced the list of six Indian startups for their fourth class of accelerator program. They will be joining an inspiring group of startups from all over Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe. With this batch, a total of 26 Indian startups

Kerala to be declared as “fully electrified” on May 29

The Kerala Government will declare the state as fully electrified on May 29. The state has achieved this through a massive campaign and simplification to apply for new electricity connections. The state has 1.25 crore KSEB (Kerala State Electricity Board) consumers and only 1000 families

BOX8 Raises Rs.7 Crore of Venture Debt From Trifecta Capital to Complement its Rs.50 Crore Series B Round

BOX8, one of the India’s fastest growing food delivery startups has raised Rs. 7 Cr in venture debt funding from Trifecta Capital, in addition to Rs. 50 crores raised in series B round raised from IIFL Seed Ventures Fund & Mayfield. Started by two

Paytm Payments Bank Launched – Everything you need to know about Paytm Payments Bank

Paytm finally launched the much awaited its Payments bank in India. After Vijay Shekhar Sharma secured an approval to start a payments bank in 2015, the Paytm bank was scheduled to commence operations around Diwali last year, but got delayed by several months. The

How to link PAN card with your Aadhaar card

The Indian government, under the Finance Act 2017, has made it mandatory for taxpayers to quote Aadhaar or enrolment ID of Aadhaar application form for filing of income tax returns (ITR) from 2017 onwards. Also, aadhaar has been made mandatory for applying for permanent account

Airtel Secure vs JioSecurity App – Which one protects you better?

Both Airtel and Jio are fighting it out in all possible ways. Initially if it was the data and call tariff plans, now it’s all about security. Airtel has launched Airtel Secure to take on JioSecurity, but with much better features. Airtel Secure and

Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from Tencent, eBay & Microsoft, and acquires eBay India

The biggest investment in Flipkart’s 10-year history comes at an opportune moment for e-commerce in India. Tencent, eBay and Microsoft have made investments aggregating to $1.4 billion in Flipkart, India’s leading online marketplace. The latest funding round from the three global technology giants, at

NewsDistill is Now PublicVibe

Hyderabad based news platform NewsDistill has rebranded itself to PublicVibe. PublicVibe (formerly NewsDistill) provides instant neighborhood news starting from villages to metro cities in India. The topic based news aggregation engine categorizes entire news feed into topics and subtopics across all regional languages. So that

Sachin Tendulkar launches 100MB app – your chance to get upclose and personal with the master blaster

Indian cricket idol Sachin Tendulkar unveiled his latest endeavour 100MB, a new fan engagement mobile app. The mobile app is the one stop destination to all things related to the master blaster. 100MB is a unique mobile application, a Cricket destination that caters to

Urban Ladder Partners with HomeLane

Urban Ladder, India’s leading home furnishing brand today announced its partnership with HomeLane.com, India’s fastest growing home-interiors startup. Through this partnership Urban Ladder’s uniquely designed furniture, ranging from living, dining, bedroom and home decor items, will be made available to customers through the HomeLane

SocialCops Launches Fellowship for Entrepreneurs to Create Data-driven Solutions for India

SocialCops announces the launch of the Data for Impact Fellowship – a program that aims to bring together enterprising future leaders and experienced government decision-makers in solving some of India’s most critical problems through the power of data. The Fellowship is a platform for all

How Byju’s Tablet is Making Learning Easy and Engaging?

Online Education has shown the greatest revolution in today’s world. Millions of students are opting for courses through online learning platforms. The traditional system of education makes you pay a good amount of fees to attend that prestigious school. With all those busy classrooms,

Docplexus – a social network and knowledge sharing platform for Doctors

Nowhere is the adage ‘Knowledge Is Power’ more relevant than in the medical community. When doctors are aware of and skilled in the latest treatments and surgical procedures, they are empowered to deliver the best possible care. Docplexus, an exclusive online community of Indian

Industrial IoT Disruptor, ‘Flutura’, Raises $7.5 Million Series A Funding

Flutura Decision Sciences and Analytics (Flutura), the Industrial Internet-of-Things (I-IoT) company raised a funding of $7.5 million (approx. 51 crore), one of the largest in the Industrial Intelligence space. This Series A round is led by Vertex Ventures and supported by Lumis Partners and existing investor,

Amazon’s 404 Page is interesting. Check this out!

A 404 page is the webpage served to a user who tries to access a page that cannot be located at the web URL provided. Many website owners spend too much time thinking on how to make it interesting. The use of a 404

On demand rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo enters On demand food delivery business – Launches Menus

On demand auto rickshaw aggregator Jugnoo forays into On demand food delivery business. According to a report by Medianama, Jugnoo food delivery is currently available in Noida, Gurgaon, Indore, Chandigarh and Jaipur. They are planning to launch ‘Menus’ across all Jugnoo locations in India in

Best Apps of 2016 – Made in India

Google Play’s list of best Android apps in India for the year 2016 is out. There were many apps that kept us glued to our smartphones, apps that entertained us, apps that were chartbusters and the apps that brought out the beauty around us to

Over 69 million Indian consumers shopped online in 2016 – ASSOCHAM-Resurgent study

In 2016, about 69 million consumers purchased online and the number is expected to cross 100 million by 2017 with the rise of digital natives, better infrastructure in terms of logistics, broadband and Internet-ready devices to fuel the demand in e-Commerce, according to an

Freshdesk acquires data integration platform Pipemonk

Freshdesk acquired Bangalore based data integration startup Pipemonk for an undisclosed amount. Pipemonk helps small and medium business users to synchronize and move data among multiple cloud apps quickly and easily. Pipemonk (Formerly ZapStitch) was founded by Satya Padmanabham, former Yahoo and Oracle employee and

[Guide] How to transfer money from Paytm wallet to any bank account using Paytm app

Paytm is the talk of the town now. 2016 has been a great run for Paytm and all other digital wallets in India due to demonetization drive. Paytm alone added over 50 Million new wallet users in 2016. There were more than 1 billion