Parenting-pregnancy app Healofy raises money; rewards platform Cred in funding talks

Payal Ganguly

Parenting-pregnancy social network app Healofy has raised $10 million (Rs 69 crore at current exchange rate) in a Series A round, ....

20 March, 2019

Flipkart automates sorting operations at Bengaluru facility

Payal Ganguly

Walmart-backed online marketplace Flipkart announced a large-scale deployment of robot-based sortation technology at its Soukya ....

20 March, 2019
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Startups face hurdles over compliance with govt’s geotagging ruling

Payal Ganguly

A notification issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in February this year asking companies to register themselves, including ....

19 March, 2019

Delhi HC dismisses PIL against Amazon, Flipkart for flouting FDI norms

Payal Ganguly

On Monday, a Delhi High Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon, dismissed a public interest litigation that sought ....

19 March, 2019

Regulatory-tech startup Tookitaki gets Series A cheque

Payal Ganguly

Tookitaki, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm which develops artificial intelligence-based sustainable compliance solutions ....

18 March, 2019

BookMyShow, PVR face consumer court proceedings over convenience fees

Payal Ganguly

A Right to Information query filed by Hyderabad-based Forum Against Corruption has brought under scrutiny the internet convenience ....

18 March, 2019
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Hotstar gets $153-mn cheque from Star India and Star US to take on competitors

Payal Ganguly

Video streaming platform Hotstar, which is priming for digital rights to broadcast the upcoming Indian Premier League, has raised ....

15 March, 2019

Facebook forays into music in India; users can now share hits in posts

Payal Ganguly

Facebook has forayed into music in India, with the social media platform announcing licensing deals with T-Series, Zee Music Company ....

15 March, 2019

Angel tax going away will boost funding next year: IAN's Padmaja Ruparel

Payal Ganguly & Kavya Kothiyal

India’s burgeoning angel investment ecosystem has lately been the focus of policymakers, chiefly around the issue of the ....

14 March, 2019

Niki.ai partners with Google Pay to tap into Tier 2 and 3 customers

Payal Ganguly

Ratan Tata-backed artificial intelligence firm Niki.ai has partnered with payment gateway Google Pay to bring onboard Tier 2 and ....

13 March, 2019
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Twitter faces more heat in India; Govt plans new framework for angel investors

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has cautioned Twitter that its top executives could face jail time and financial penalties if the microblogging ....

13 March, 2019

Worker screening firm Hello Verify raises funding

Payal Ganguly

Worker screening platform Hello Verify India Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from multiple investors including ....

12 March, 2019

OLX and Mettl elevate top executives to strengthen leadership

Payal Ganguly

Online classifieds company OLX has elevated its chief revenue and strategy officer Sushil Kumar to the post of general manager ....

12 March, 2019

How Bigo is cashing in on India's craze for live-streaming

Payal Ganguly

Sunita, a single mother, was finding it difficult to support her family with her earnings as an HR professional. Things changed ....

12 March, 2019

Swiggy’s revised byelaws ask investors to operate at arm’s length from Uber

Payal Ganguly

Indian online food delivery service Swiggy’s board has approved tweaks to its articles of association that, among other ....

11 March, 2019

Co-living startup StayAbode tops up pre-Series A round from Japanese investors

Payal Ganguly

Bengaluru-based StayAbode Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which offers co-living spaces, has raised additional capital as part of its pre-Series ....

11 March, 2019

Govt extends deadline for responses to draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

The central government has extended the deadline for submitting responses to the draft national e-commerce policy from 9 to 31 ....

8 March, 2019

SaaS company NowFloats gets additional capital from VC investors

Payal Ganguly

NowFloats Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a software-as-a-services company that helps small businesses set up an online presence, has raised ....

8 March, 2019

Info Edge appoints former Adobe exec as business head of jobs portal Naukri

Payal Ganguly

Online classifieds entity Info Edge has appointed Pawan Goyal, a former general manager at Adobe Systems, as the chief business ....

7 March, 2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to work closely with EC ahead of elections

Payal Ganguly

In a meeting with the parliamentary committee on information technology, Facebook group vice-president for global policy Joel ....

7 March, 2019

How this serial entrepreneur plans to automate banking transactions for SMEs

Payal Ganguly

Four-time entrepreneur Anish Achuthan is no stranger to starting-up. The co-founder of neo-banking app Open and former vice-president ....

6 March, 2019