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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

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,

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

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

Voonik.com – A One-stop Fashion Store for One and All

Making fashion easily accessible to consumers of every Indian city, Voonik.com – one of India’s online fashion stores, brings an exciting range of clothing and fashion accessories for all. Voonik, launched in March 2013, within a short span of time has become a preferred name

From Payments to Payments Bank – Paytm has got its final approval from RBI for Payments bank

Paytm, today announced that it has got the final approval from Reserve Bank of India to start its own payments bank. This will allow Paytm to offer other financial products and to boost its merchant payment network. Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma announced in

Myntra Set to Achieve 25x in Sales and Acquires 5 Lakh New Customers During End Of Reason Sale

Over 3.5 Lakh Products on Offer and Geared to Deliver 50 Lakh Items Over the Three-Day Sale, that’s the End of Reason Sales new edition in store for you. Brought to you by the fashion portal Myntra, they are ready to double the sales

5 Most Important Lessons for life from Dangal Movie

Movies are always much more than just entertainment. They motivates people, makes them to think, spread meaningful messages and of all the above, they are a medium between the story tellers and the general audience. From each movie that we see every year or

Samsung Launches ‘Samsung E.D.G.E.’, A Platform for Students to Hone their Business Acumen

Samsung India has launched Samsung E.D.G.E., a first-of-its-kind campus program, to provide a platform that gives the country’s brightest students at leading B-schools and engineering colleges an opportunity to get a head-start in their careers. The program is designed to engage with leading B-school and

Frshly offers Hot Food on the Move – Launches operations in India with automated food dispensing system

Indian Food tech start-up – ‘Frshly’ has launched its service offerings at the Bengaluru Central Railway Station and Chennai International Airport. Frshly is a first-of-its-kind automated retail marketplace that sells fresh and hot food from popular restaurant brands in the city for people who

Gaana crosses 50 Million app downloads

Gaana, the music app, announced that it has crossed 50 Million app downloads since it was launched, 4 years back. Gaana is now the biggest music and content streaming service in India and is credited with reinventing the music industry by replacing low quality

Fresh Food Concepts Secures $2 Million in Pre-series A Funding

The startup for cold-pressed juices, Fresh Food Concepts has secured $2 million in a pre-series A round led by Angel investors Siddhartha Gupta and Ashvin Chadha. This announcement comes as the Delhi-NCR-based startup moves its flagship product Juice Up into the next phase of expansion.

RailYatri.in raises a fresh round of funding from Nandan Nilekani, Helion Ventures, Omidyar Ventures and Blume Ventures

The train travelling consumer app RailYatri.in, has raised fresh funding from existing investors including Nandan Nilekani, Helion Ventures, Omidyar Ventures and Blume Ventures. This funding round comes on the back of the round which the company has raised in March this year. Founded in

MakeMyTrip Limited acquires ibibo Group to Consolidate the Indian Travel Businesses

Two leading travel groups in India, MakeMyTrip Limited and ibibo Group (owned by global technology group Naspers Limited), have agreed to pursue a transaction that will combine the two businesses under MMYT, creating one of the leading travel groups in India that provides a

Investor Funding in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Startups has Increased 10 Fold Over the Last 5 Years

Investor Funding in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Startups has Increased 10 Fold Over the Last 5 Years, says Zinnov, a Leading Management Consulting Firm. Leading management consulting firm, Zinnov, released a first-of-its-kind study on the Global Artificial Intelligence market titled, ” The AI Spring: Innovations for

FirstCry.com acquires Mahindra Retail’s BabyOye for Rs. 362 Crore

The two largest retail players in the largely unorganized $12 bn baby and kids market in India, FirstCry.com owned by BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd and Mahindra Retail’s BabyOye, have consolidated their business activities on a slump sales basis. The Board of Directors of the two companies

Capillary Technologies acquires Sellerworx to strengthen its Omni-channel product portfolio

Capillary Technologies, an Omni-channel Engagement and Commerce Platform company, announced that it has acquired Sellerworx, to fortify its omni-channel product portfolio. Sellerworx is an omni-channel order and marketplace management product company enabling brands and retailers become successful on online marketplaces. The company provides cloud