Meet the 12 startups selected for Yes Bank's accelerator programme

Varun Arora

India's fifth largest private sector lender Yes Bank has chosen 12 fintech startups for the inaugural cohort of its accelerator ....

17 March, 2017

PickMyLaundry acquires OneClickWash in all-cash deal

Varun Arora

New Delhi-based PML Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs on-demand dry cleaning and laundry services provider PickMyLaundry, has acquired ....

16 March, 2017
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Qualcomm Ventures leads Series E round in IoT device maker Borqs

Varun Arora

Borqs International Holding Corp, which operates Internet of Things (IoT) device developer Borqs, has raised an undisclosed amount ....

14 March, 2017

Supr Daily raises $120K from US-based accelerator Y Combinator

Varun Arora

Mumbai-based daily consumables startup Supr Daily has raised $120,000 from US-based startup accelerator Y Combinator after it ....

8 March, 2017

Cybersecurity startup Data Resolve raises $1 mn from IDFC-Parampara fund

Varun Arora

Noida-based Data Resolve Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs cybersecurity and cyber intelligence startup Data Resolve, has raised ....

7 March, 2017

Exclusive: Gadget repair service PICKmE secures $1.79 mn from SIDBI VC

Disha Sharma & Varun Arora

Mumbai-based PICKmE e-Solutions India Pvt Ltd has raised Rs 12 crore ($1.79 million) from SIDBI Venture Capital Fund, according ....

6 March, 2017
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Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Nactus raises angel funding

Varun Arora

Jaipur-based ed-tech startup Nactus India Services Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount from a group of angel investors, ....

3 March, 2017

LeEco fires 85% staff, likely to exit India

Varun Arora

Chinese smartphone maker LeEco, which previously indicated financial strains, has fired 85% of employees in India and is likely ....

3 March, 2017

Exclusive: Chandigarh Angels Network backs social enterprise LetsEndorse

Varun Arora

Bangalore-based LetsEndorse Development Pvt. Ltd, which runs online network for social causes LetsEndorse, has raised an undisclosed ....

2 March, 2017

Delhivery in talks to raise $100 mn from Carlyle, Fosun

Varun Arora

Gurgaon-based ecommerce logistics firm SSN Logistics Pvt. Ltd, which operates under the brand Delhivery, is in advanced talks ....

28 February, 2017
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OYO may raise $500 mn from SoftBank, check into unicorn club

Varun Arora

Branded budget hotels marketplace OYO Rooms, run by Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd, is in talks to raise $300-500 million (Rs 2,000-3,335 ....

27 February, 2017

Nokia launches three Android phones, and a new-age 3310

Varun Arora

Nokia, the iconic brand that once ruled the feature phone market, is back, and how! At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona ....

27 February, 2017

Clean-tech startup igrenEnergi raises funding from Japanese investors

Varun Arora

igrenEnergi Inc, a US-based solar energy startup incubated at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, has raised an undisclosed ....

24 February, 2017

Ventureast floats early-stage fund to back health-tech startups

Varun Arora

Early-stage investor Ventureast Fund Advisors India Ltd is raising a new $4 million ($26.6 crore) fund to make angel and seed ....

24 February, 2017

Snapdeal layoffs: In the works for months, but kept out of employees' sight

Varun Arora

For employees of India's third-largest e-commerce firm Snapdeal, the last couple of weeks have been stressful, to put it mildly. ....

23 February, 2017

FreeCharge founders, Chaayos CEO back B2B pharmacy app Reap

Varun Arora

Mumbai-based Workcell Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs B2B app for pharmacies Reap, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding ....

22 February, 2017

BharatQR code: Another milestone on the less-cash road?

Varun Arora

Following its demonetisation move on November 8 last year, the government has taken a series of steps towards a less-cash, digital ....

21 February, 2017

Uber users can now pay for rides using Jio Money

Varun Arora

The Indian unit of US ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has tied up with Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd to allow passengers ....

20 February, 2017

Former Nirula's CEO to lead Zomato's cloud-based PoS business

Varun Arora

Restaurant listings and discovery company Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd has appointed Samir Kuckreja, former chief executive of QSR chain ....

20 February, 2017

Google takes on Amazon Echo, adds voice-activated shopping

Varun Arora

Tech giant Google has added another feature to Google Assistant-powered Google Home smart speaker which would allow users to shop ....

17 February, 2017

Apple to start India manufacturing soon with iPhone SE

Varun Arora

Apple India Pvt. Ltd, the local arm of Cupertino-based Apple Inc., will soon start assembling iPhones in India at a plant in ....

17 February, 2017