With Yatra next on its buyout wishlist, is Ebix biting off more than it can chew?

Anand J

It’s safe to say that most of Ebix Inc’s shareholders didn’t bat an eye when the Nasdaq-listed firm announced ....

20 March, 2019

Array Networks to set up research centre in Delhi

Vignesh Ananthraj

Array Networks, Inc., a networking hardware company, will invest $20 million (Rs 139 crore at current exchange rate) in setting ....

13 March, 2019
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From groceries to e-tailing, hyperlocal delivery startups back in the limelight

Kavya Kothiyal

Last month, food-tech unicorn Swiggy started offering home delivery of groceries and other daily essentials. And last week, Reliance ....

6 March, 2019

Startups bullish about fundraising but hiring still a pain point: TechCircle survey

Kavya Kothiyal

A record year for fundraising in the Indian startup ecosystem has made entrepreneurs bullish about their prospects of raising ....

19 February, 2019

With microservices, SaaS firms are giving large vendors a run for their money

Vignesh Ananthraj

When Alibaba Cloud wanted to beef up its backend platforms, the company did not reach out to large enterprise technology giants. ....

8 February, 2019

In numbers: Can Flipkart, Amazon sustain growth momentum after policy tweaks?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The underlying theme of India’s decision to revise the rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce was to force ....

5 February, 2019
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Startup founders, investors spot devils in the details of new angel tax norms

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

On Wednesday, the commerce and industry ministry issued a notification that sought to address the contentious ‘angel tax’ ....

17 January, 2019

Fast-learning digital assistants are finding their voice in India

Anirban Ghoshal

N Chandrababu Naidu is currently in his fourteenth year as Andhra Pradesh’s chief minister. For the first 13 years, which ....

15 January, 2019

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

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
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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

Flashback 2018: Blockchain still a buzzword in India amid ‘cryptocalypse’

Anirban Ghoshal

It has been a year of mixed fortunes for blockchain in India. In the build-up to the new year, the distributed ledger technology ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Regulations, automation give logistics-tech startups a leg-up

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

A combination of technology adoption, cheap data tariffs and favourable regulations helped disrupt and organise India’s ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: How AI and ML went well and truly mainstream

Anirban Ghoshal

Artificial intelligence and machine learning became popular buzzwords in 2018, thanks in large part to companies adopting the ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Partnerships, regional content boost growth in India's OTT space

Payal Ganguly

As data prices and device costs for smartphones have fallen, India has emerged as a key market for over-the-top (OTT) content, ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Flipkart steals the show as e-commerce dominates M&A activity

Kavya Kothiyal

When it comes to M&A deals, Flipkart undoubtedly stands out as the Indian startup ecosystem’s greatest success -- not ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Fuelled by enormous investor appetite, food-tech finds its mojo

Binu Paul

The events of the past year have made it amply clear that food-tech is certainly not a winner-takes-all business. Four heavily-funded ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Cloud's popularity soars but policy challenges are on the horizon

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing has been among the biggest talking points in technology this year, as large Indian enterprises embarked on digital ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: IT services hit refresh as enterprises eye digital transformation

Anand J

When a $25-billion multinational staffing company decided to embark on a digital transformation drive around 18 months ago, it ....

24 December, 2018

Can music streaming apps hit the right notes in India with specialised content?

Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

Swedish music streaming app Spotify will soon launch in India as it closes negotiations with leading music labels, according to ....

29 November, 2018

In charts: How Zomato, Swiggy transactions lifted food-tech deal value to new high

Keshav Sunkara

The number of investment deals in India’s food and agriculture sector dropped to its lowest level since at least 2014 but ....

22 November, 2018