Delhivery, BigBasket close mega funding rounds among 15 startups funded this week

Kavya Kothiyal

A myriad of online businesses, from e-commerce to a bus aggregator to a business-to-business (B2B) marketplace, dominated startup ....

29 March, 2019

L&T to focus on emerging technologies in new strategic initiative

Anand J

Diversified conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has announced a new strategic initiative that will focus on emerging technologies. The ....

29 March, 2019
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Ola drives into three more cities in Britain

Kavya Kothiyal

Ola has launched its cab-hailing services in three more cities in the United Kingdom as the homegrown unicorn presses on with ....

29 March, 2019

Ed-tech startup eShiksa tops up seed round

Binu Paul

eShiksa, a startup which helps educational institutions manage their digital operations, has raised an undisclosed amount from ....

29 March, 2019

Chatbot maker Haptik next on Reliance’s shopping list

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

A unit of Reliance Industries Ltd is set to buy a majority stake in artificial intelligence-based conversational platform Haptik ....

29 March, 2019

Eka Software to roll out blockchain solution for state-run Coffee Board

Vignesh Ananthraj

State-run Coffee Board of India has collaborated with Eka Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which develops commodity management software ....

29 March, 2019
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Amazon IoT adoption hotting up in automobile, home automation, and other categories

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud services provider Amazon Web Services' (AWS’) Internet of Things (IoT) services are showing a good uptake in India, ....

29 March, 2019

AI, blockchain, analytics helping businesses adopt personalisation: TCS survey

Anand J

Around 80% of businesses have adopted personalisation with the help of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), ....

29 March, 2019

Interior design startup Bonito secures pre-Series A funding

Joseph Rai

Interior home design company Bonito Designs Pvt. Ltd has raised its first round of external funding from early-stage strategic ....

29 March, 2019

Startups, angel investors want clarity on investing in subsidiaries, mutual funds

Payal Ganguly

Indian entreprenereurs and angel investors want the government to allow startups to invest in a bunch of areas they think are ....

29 March, 2019
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WhatsApp Pay yet to comply with data localisation norms: RBI

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India has said that WhatsApp has not complied yet with the data localisation guidelines issued in April 2018 ....

29 March, 2019

BigBasket raising $150 mn, valuation soars above $2 bn

Binu Paul & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd, which owns online grocer BigBasket, is raising $150 million (about Rs 1,040 crore) in a ....

28 March, 2019

Wipro and IIT-Kharagpur team up for research on 5G and AI

Vignesh Ananthraj

Software services exporter Wipro Ltd and the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-Kharagpur) have signed a memorandum ....

28 March, 2019

Zomato may acquire task management app Dunzo: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery platform Zomato is in advanced stages of discussions to acquire task management ....

28 March, 2019

New digitising sectors to contribute significantly to India’s GDP by 2025: McKinsey report

Shweta Sharma

While core digital sectors such as IT-BPM, digital communications and electronics manufacturing are expected to double their contribution ....

28 March, 2019

In a first, Y Combinator to hold interviews in India for accelerator programme

Shweta Sharma

Silicon Valley-headquartered accelerator Y Combinator, which has spawned a number of prominent startups including accommodation-sharing company ....

28 March, 2019

Infosys to buy majority stake in Dutch mortgage services firm Stater for $143 mn

Anand J

Indian software services and consultancy firm Infosys is set to acquire a 75% stake for Rs 986 crore or 127.5 million Euros ($143 ....

28 March, 2019

Facebook introduces AI initiative for disaster relief, blood donations and more

Anand J

Social media behemoth Facebook has announced a slew of initiatives to deliver social and inclusive growth by using emerging technologies ....

28 March, 2019