TechThisWeek: Infosys invokes the gods; IAN Fund; Netcore buys Boxx.ai; Microsoft Ignite

Payal Ganguly & Vignesh Ananthraj & Tanmay Tiwary

Information technology services firm Infosys gave investigators full access to its records to probe whistleblower allegations ....

9 November, 2019

Deal Roundup: Unicorn India exits Boxx.ai; Lokal, Urban Ladder draw investors in muted week for startup funding

Shashank Didmishe

The sea-saw with respect to funding activity in India’s technology startup market continued into November. The opening week ....

8 November, 2019
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Where India stands as a wearables market

Vignesh Ananthraj

Early this month, Google snapped up wearable devices maker Fitbit for $2.1 billion, marking the search giant’s entry into ....

8 November, 2019

In Numbers: India is unicorn country

Anand J

India is home to the most number of unicorns — private firms valued a billion dollars or more -- in the world after China ....

8 November, 2019

From unicorn to distress sale: The ShopClues journey

Payal Ganguly

On Thursday, Clues Network, owner of ecommerce marketplace ShopClues, announced its merger with Qoo10, a Singapore-based ecommerce ....

1 November, 2019

Costs swell at Flipkart, Amazon as ecommerce rivals woo Bharat consumers

Shashank Didmishe

The ongoing rivalry between Walmart-owned Flipkart and Seattle headquartered Amazon for dominance in share in India’s booming ....

31 October, 2019
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Can Facebook News grab viewers from other publishers amid allegations of fake political ads?

Vignesh Ananthraj

Facebook recently rolled out a news section on its website, which chief executive Mark Zuckerberg described as “a dedicated ....

29 October, 2019

How Hyderabad startup Ensurity aims to ride on Microsoft to tap global cybersecurity markets

Prajeet Nair

Earlier this month, Hyderabad based cybersecurity startup Ensurity Technologies became the only Indian firm out of five globally ....

25 October, 2019

Here are the 6 key takeaways from the proposed BSNL-MTNL merger

Payal Ganguly & Prajeet Nair

The union cabinet has approved the revival package for the ailing public sector telecom companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) ....

24 October, 2019

Infosys should have been more forthcoming with disclosures: Analysts

Anand J

Infosys, the storied information technology services firm, should have taken faster action and been more forthcoming with disclosures ....

23 October, 2019
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What Flipkart is up against in India’s competitive hyperlocal grocery market

Supriya Roy

Walmart-owned ecommerce firm Flipkart is en route to attempt it's farm-to-fork foray with Flipkart FarmerMart, banking on ....

22 October, 2019

After Series C recharge, True Balance primes for full-scale fintech play

Payal Ganguly

After spending nearly a decade working with the Indian market, Cheolwon (Charlie) Lee decided to enter the mobile applications ....

21 October, 2019

How NEC’s R&D labs in Mumbai, Bengaluru are rolling out solutions for global markets

Anand J

Every month, about 10 million containers move up and down the busy Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), a 1,500-kilometer ....

15 October, 2019

Soaring valuations and Udaan’s bid to crack the B2B ecommerce code

Payal Ganguly

B2B ecommerce marketplace Udaan created a record last year when it crossed the $1 billion valuation mark, making it the quickest ....

14 October, 2019

Deal Roundup: Sequoia, Sachin Bansal, Falcon Edge fail to lift dull funding week for tech startups

Supriya Roy

Funding activity in India’s technology startup market remained dull into the second week of October, continuing with a downtrend ....

13 October, 2019

How this Mumbai startup is simplifying security for new-age enterprises

Shweta Sharma

As enterprises across sectors in India grapple with rising costs on account of data breaches, the need for robust security solutions ....

11 October, 2019

This entrepreneur wants to make loyalty rewards fungible like cash with his new B2C venture

Anand J

After close to a decade of running a debt-free and profitable technology-based B2B business, Amit Chawla shouldn’t be nervous ....

3 October, 2019

Why the imminent global economic slowdown is a growth opportunity for Indian IT services firms

Anand J

India’s $180 billion information technology (IT) services industry could stand to reap significant benefits from an imminent ....

30 September, 2019

Why Lightbox bet on offline pharmacy chain Generico

Binu Paul

For venture capital firm Lightbox, its $14 million Series A bet on retail pharmacy chain Generico is in some ways reminiscent ....

23 September, 2019

#Logout campaign: Will foodtech platforms be able to woo back restaurants?

Payal Ganguly

Nearly five weeks into the #Logout campaign that turned the country’s booming food-tech industry on its head, Zomato and ....

13 September, 2019

What the Future Retail investment brings to the table for Amazon

Binu Paul

Late last week, Seattle headquartered ecommerce giant Amazon acquired an indirect stake of nearly 3.6% in Future Retail, India’s ....

26 August, 2019