Flashback 2018: From Bansals to unsung founders, meet the year’s movers and shakers

Team TC

The Indian startup ecosystem’s top newsmakers this year were a combination of usual suspects and surprise packages. From ....

31 December, 2018

After revised FDI policy, Amazon to seek legal advice on food retail business

Binu Paul

Amazon India is mulling to seek legal opinion on the functioning of Amazon Retail India Pvt. Ltd (ARIPL), the global company's ....

31 December, 2018
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Flashback 2018: Fintech segment continues to enjoy the purple patch

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

India's nascent but fast-growing fintech sector recorded another year of success in terms of funding and entrepreneurial activity, ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: The best of TechCircle from the year gone by

Team TC

TechCircle devotes its focus to new-age startups and enterprise technology -- two niche genres in which the action comes thick ....

31 December, 2018

Facebook engages Indian IT firms to stop fake news on its platform

Anirban Ghoshal

Mark Zuckerberg-led social network Facebook has started outsourcing  processes such as content moderation and analytics to ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Deep-tech B2B space finally gets its poster boys

Anand J

Until recently, Indian deep-tech startups weren't considered ready to offer their products and services to enterprises. But ....

31 December, 2018
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Why the Indian ed-tech sector has scope for at least 10 unicorns

Mayank Kumar

Those who have been following the education sector some time now know that every year is touted as the “year of education” ....

31 December, 2018

Infibeam's deal to buy Snapdeal unit Unicommerce falls through

Team TC

Infibeam Avenues Ltd said on Friday it has terminated a deal to acquire Unicommerce eSolutions Pvt. Ltd from SoftBank-backed online ....

28 December, 2018

Budget hospitality chain OYO unveils staff stock option buyback

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Former and current staffers of Gurugram-based Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd, which owns budget hospitality chain OYO, are set for a bonanza ....

28 December, 2018

Exclusive: Gray Matters Capital backs three startups under edLABS initiative

Shweta Sharma

US-based impact investment firm Gray Matters Capital has invested a total of $375,000 (about Rs 2.8 crore) in three companies ....

28 December, 2018
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Online grocers, food delivery startups face stricter norms

Binu Paul

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued revised guidelines tightening scrutiny of e-commerce food ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Social commerce, cross-border e-tailers make a mark

Payal Ganguly

US retailer Walmart’s purchase of 77% stake in India’s Flipkart was the e-commerce deal of the year, bringing big-bang ....

28 December, 2018

Logistics-tech startup Blackbuck raises $12.5 mn in fresh round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which operates business-to-business tech-enabled logistics startup Blackbuck, has raised Rs ....

28 December, 2018

Online streaming companies may adopt self-censorship

Kavya Kothiyal

Global streaming players such as Netflix, Hotstar, Reliance Jio and others are likely to adopt a voluntary censorship code, said ....

28 December, 2018

Cybersecurity needs to move towards automated responses in 2019: Sophos

Anirban Ghoshal

With cybercriminals constantly on the lookout for weak entry points, the focus needs to shift from protection and detection to ....

28 December, 2018

Staqu develops AI-based app to assist UP police with investigations

Anirban Ghoshal

Gurugram-based startup Staqu Technologies has developed an artificial intelligence-based app to assist Uttar Pradesh's police ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Why investors went ka-ching on gaming startups

Kavya Kothiyal

When Mumbai-based fantasy sports startup Dream11 Fantasy Pvt. Ltd raised over $100 million in a Series D round led by Chinese ....

28 December, 2018

Why the phenomenon of hybrid multi-cloud is here to stay

Subram Natarajan

We are well into the second decade since the introduction of cloud computing. The industry, technology and adoption have greatly ....

28 December, 2018