Cabinet okays Bill to replace Aadhaar ordinance; policy draft says train teachers in ed-tech

Payal Ganguly

This week, the Union Cabinet cleared a Bill to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar ID for opening a bank account and getting a mobile ....

14 June, 2019

Ola to open tech centre in San Francisco Bay Area in push for electric, autonomous mobility

Payal Ganguly

Homegrown ride-hailing company Ola has said that it will set up its first technology centre in the San Francisco Bay Area, which ....

14 June, 2019
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redBus starts carpooling pilot for office-goers in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune

Payal Ganguly

Online bus-ticketing platform redBus has launched a pilot intra-city carpooling service for professionals in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, ....

13 June, 2019

Snapdeal founders, Lightspeed back conversational AI startup Yellow Messenger

Payal Ganguly

Yellow Messenger, which offers conversational artificial intelligence solutions for enterprises, has raised $4 million (around ....

12 June, 2019

Walmart mulls deploying PhonePe tech in markets like US, Mexico

Payal Ganguly

Walmart, which owns 77% stake in Flipkart, will look at leveraging the homegrown e-commerce platform’s payments arm PhonePe ....

12 June, 2019

Indonesia’s Go-Jek acquihires Bengaluru AI recruiter AirCTO to fuel its super-app ambitions

Payal Ganguly

Indonesian firm Go-Jek, diversifying away from its roots in ride-hailing to food delivery, courier and hairdresser services, and ....

12 June, 2019
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Google Pay, Amazon Pay among 48 fintech players not compliant with data-protection law: Survey

Payal Ganguly

All 48 fintech entities surveyed including BHIM, Google Pay, PhonePe, Amazon Pay, and MobiKwik, were found not fully compliant ....

11 June, 2019

Flipkart reduces seller commission, shipping fee; Zoomcar, Drivezy in merger talks

Payal Ganguly

Walmart-backed e-commerce platform Flipkart has reduced seller commission and shipping fee for products across different slabs ....

11 June, 2019

Lead Angels wants to go beyond being just a network: CEO Sushanto Mitra

Payal Ganguly

Since launching as a privately-owned angel network five years ago, Lead Angels has built a portfolio of more than 25 startups ....

11 June, 2019

Flipkart localises manufacturing of over 50% private-label goods; Skyblue buys HomeShop18

Payal Ganguly

Walmart-backed e-commerce platform Flipkart has moved to India the manufacturing and sourcing of over 50% of goods under its private ....

10 June, 2019
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RBI looms large this week, with its digital payments agenda

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) dominated the policy space this week, releasing a report that benchmarked India’s digital ....

7 June, 2019

Cityfurnish raises funding from Gmail creator, YouTube co-founder; Twitter may back ShareChat

Payal Ganguly

Gurugram-based Magneto Home Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates online furniture and appliances rental marketplace Cityfurnish, ....

7 June, 2019

IAN Fund leads Series A funding in clean-tech company Chakr Innovation

Payal Ganguly

Delhi-based clean-tech company Chakr Innovation has raised Rs 19 crore ($2.9 million) as part of its Series A round led by early-stage ....

6 June, 2019

Digital payments in India accelerated in FY19 due to UPI: RBI report

Payal Ganguly

The volume of retail electronic payments in India grew at an annual pace of more than 50% from 2015 to 2019 driven by higher financial ....

6 June, 2019

Embattled Huawei hopes India will let it participate in 5G trials

Payal Ganguly

Huawei is hopeful that the Indian government will take an “independent decision” on the Chinese networking equipment ....

4 June, 2019

Nilekani-led panel suggests measures to grow digital transactions tenfold by 2021

Payal Ganguly

A five-member committee headed by former Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chairman Nandan Nilekani has envisioned ....

4 June, 2019

UPI transaction volume drops in May but total value climbs

Payal Ganguly

The number of transactions based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) declined for the second month in a row but the value of ....

3 June, 2019

Club Factory rejigs biz model after tax woes trigger sharp slide in volumes

Payal Ganguly

China-headquartered Club Factory has run into rough weather in India, with tax-related troubles hampering the cross-border e-commerce ....

3 June, 2019

Infibeam's revenue, net profit rise on robust growth in payments biz

Payal Ganguly

Infibeam Avenues Ltd recorded a 43.3% increase in net profit and a similar rise in revenue growth for the financial year 2018-19. In ....

31 May, 2019

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s turns profitable for 2018-19

Payal Ganguly

Education-technology unicorn Byju’s said on Thursday it has turned profitable for the financial year ended March 2019. Revenue ....

30 May, 2019

Angel tax on agenda as startups prepare to pepper new govt with policy requests

Payal Ganguly

With India’s general election wrapped up, startups and lobbies representing them are set to reach out to government departments ....

30 May, 2019