Flipkart, Ola, Paytm, other e-retailers raise over $7 bn in 2017, whopping 170 pct jump; Softbank leads as top investor

A fairly hefty $7 billion flowed into e-commerce ventures in 2017, data put together by research firm Jefferies shows, suggesting Indian e-retailers are living up to their promise.

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Government set to make company registration process more fast

The government will soon bring in changes in the registration process for new companies to make it faster and more user-friendly, wherein applicants will be required to provide only "need-based" infor

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Now brands can go for mobile specific advertisement

Clearly, with the growth of internet penetration in a country that skipped the desktop revolution and went straight to mobile, mobile-specific advertising will be dominating the digital advertising sp

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Struggling Snap Inc. lays off two dozen employees

Snap Inc, the parent company of popular photo-sharing platform Snapchat, has laid off two dozen employees -- mostly editors -- across divisions within the company.

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Paytm Payments Bank debit card launched: Check out its features

Mobile wallet Paytm, on Thursday, rolled out the latest version of its iOS app, bringing the BHIM UPI facility, a couple of months after it was launched on Android in November. Apart from this, the Pa

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UiPath doubles workforce globally to over 500 in last 120 days

UiPath, a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software vendor trying to help reinvent the future of work, has doubled its workforce to over 500 in the last 120 days globally and expects to double again i

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WhatsApp business App launched: How it will help small businesses

WhatsApp business can already be downloaded from Google Play Store in the US, the UK, Italy, Indonesia and Mexico and will be available in India in the next few weeks. Here is how it will help small b

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WhatsApp launches ‘Business’ app for SMEs

WhatsApp Business is available today and free to download on Google Play in Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the UK and the US, it added.

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Quikr FY17 standalone revenue jumps 55%

Online classifieds portal Quikr India posted a 55% jump in its standalone revenues at Rs 63.7 crore in the previous financial year, according to filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) and resea

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Investment in startups power up PE deals; 30 pct jump logged in Jan-July period

Private equity deals recorded a 30% increase in value terms during January-July 2017 compared to the same period last year, a Grant Thornton report said on Thursday.

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Startup Convegenius transforms education to edutainment; learn how

The start-up provides a self-learning experience by presenting quality content mapped to the NCERT curriculum in the form of a game

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Startup Click2Clinic Healthcare brings doctor to patient’s doorstep

Hyderabad-based Click2Clinic Healthcare India has launched Clinicopedia, a health app that enables connected home healthcare services, bringing the doctor to the the patient’s doorstep with a single

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Start-up culture strong in IIT-Bombay, but the funding is drying up: Survey

Start-up culture is spreading at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, numbers across the last three years show

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6 Indian startups shortlisted for 4th class of Google Accelerator Program

Google today said six Indian startups have been shortlisted for the fourth class of Google Accelerator Program.

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Bengaluru prime destination for IoT startups in India: Zinnov

Bengaluru has emerged as the prime destination for Internet of Things startups to set up base, as it accounts for 52 percent of the total IoT start-ups in India, a study by Management Consulting firm

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To develop Haryana into start-up hub, ML Khattar government says draft policy ready, eyes Rs 500 cr investment

The chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government said it has prepared a draft policy to develop the state into a start-up hub.

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Start-up Jhakaas offers tech-based tools to bring SMEs close to customers

Jhakaas Technologies runs a mobile app to fulfill day-to-day needs of consumers

Social networking app Rooter offers opportunities for sports lovers to come together

A social networking application launched by sports enthusiast Piyush Kumar, Rooter allows people with similar interest in sports to come together and cheer their favourite teams.

Cashless is ominous truth for fintech start-ups

Even as the government’s demonetisation scheme seems to have benefited fintech start-ups, especially those in the business of digital payment services, investors still remain wary when it comes to i

Modi’s gift for Women’s Day? Government to roll out programme for promoting women entrepreneurs

The government will roll out a programme in coming weeks to bring more women into the startup ecosystem by offering them mentoring and capital for setting up businesses.

Messages for massages: Modi government to bring out App for barbers for managing their customers’ data

The MSME Ministry is in the process of bringing out an App for small-time barbers for managing their customers' data besides maintaining accounts, said a top official of the ministry here today.

Union Budget 2017 provides big boost to textiles sector; here’s why

Higher fund allocation for labour skilling and end-to-end logistics solutions, including rail and coastal shipping last-mile connectivity, will help the country’s textile industry to achieve the $35

Smytten, invitation-only lifestyle app finds loyal customers

An invitation-only lifestyle platform, Ahmedabad-based startup Smytten aims to be the destination site for consumers looking for new products and experiences.

On VedicBrahmin, religion gets a tech push, in home, at office

It’s spirituality with a liberal dose of new-age technology. We are talking about, a unique internet property that offers various Hindu religious services.

Rs 50 crore Oil India Limited StartUp fund for new ideas in oil & gas sector

Oil India Limited (OIL) has set up an OIL Start-Up fund of Rs 50 crore to encourage new "out of the box" ideas related to the oil and gas sector, particularly in the Northeast.

India will be home to 10,500 startups by 2020: Nasscom

India has emerged as the third largest startup base and such ventures are poised to grow 2.2 times to reach 10,500 by 2020 despite a perception that the ecosystem in the country has slowed down in the

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