eBay picks up 5.5% stake in Paytm Mall

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-headquartered ecommerce firm eBay Inc has picked up a 5.5% stake in ecommerce marketplace Paytm Mall for an undisclosed amount ....

18 July, 2019

Swiggy in talks to raise $500mn from Korean investors, Naspers: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

As competition in India’s food-tech sector intensifies, Swiggy, the food delivery platform owned by Bengaluru-based Bundl ....

15 July, 2019
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Why Bigbasket will dip its toes, but not dive into the physical grocery market

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

At a time when firms are looking to blend stores with e-commerce in their omni-channel attempt to attract customers, online grocer ....

10 June, 2019

Global spending on home automation devices to triple by 2025: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

The total global spending on home automation devices is expected to reach $75 billion by 2025 from $23 billion in 2018, according ....

10 June, 2019

Watch: Hari Menon on making Bigbasket a consumer staple

Anand J & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Marquee investors have been doubling down on India’s online grocery segment, with both Alibaba-backed Bigbasket and ....

10 June, 2019

CSIRO’s Denis Bauer on how genomics is pushing the boundaries with AI, cloud computing

Anirban Ghoshal

What do you do when there is an increased risk of mortality or morbidity rate growing up in your country and the world in general ....

30 May, 2019
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Tiger Global-backed expense manager Fyle raises extended Series A funding

Payal Ganguly

Expense manager Fyle has raised Rs 1.04 crore ($150,000 at current exchange rate) from investors including Bharati Balakrishnan, ....

24 May, 2019

Alibaba, Amazon semiconductor tech leaders in 'pick and go commerce' space: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon and Chinese company Alibaba are best suited to take advantage in the semiconductor space when it comes to ....

24 May, 2019

Paytm Mall estimates fraud of up to Rs 10 crore in cashback scheme

Payal Ganguly

Paytm Mall, the online marketplace owned and operated by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd, has estimated that the range of seller fraud ....

15 May, 2019

Flipkart launches online grocery operations in Mumbai

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Walmart-owned homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart said it has launched its grocery brand Supermart in Mumbai, making the city ....

9 May, 2019
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Is eBay the best bet for reviving Paytm Mall’s fortunes?

Binu Paul & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The word on the street is that global e-commerce firm eBay Inc is mulling a third strategic bet on an Indian online marketplace ....

23 April, 2019

AR and VR-enabled stores to attract 100 mn customers by next year: Gartner

Anirban Ghoshal

More than 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality or virtual reality-enabled stores by 2020, according to a report ....

1 April, 2019

Delhivery, BigBasket close mega funding rounds among 15 startups funded this week

Kavya Kothiyal

A myriad of online businesses, from e-commerce to a bus aggregator to a business-to-business (B2B) marketplace, dominated startup ....

29 March, 2019

Zomato may acquire task management app Dunzo: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery platform Zomato is in advanced stages of discussions to acquire task management ....

28 March, 2019

Paytm likely to get $1.5-2 bn in fresh capital; PharmEasy may merge with Ascent

Binu Paul

One97 Communications Ltd, the parent company of digital payments firm Paytm, is raising $1.5-2 billion from its existing investors ....

28 March, 2019

Criteo's India MD on competing with Google and Facebook, focus areas and more

Anand J

French advertisement-technology company Criteo is among the few companies that have been able to take on the might of Google and ....

13 March, 2019

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

Grofers narrows loss as net sales double in FY18

Kavya Kothiyal

Gurugram-based online grocery startup Grofers India Pvt. Ltd pared its losses but saw its net sales or operating revenue surge ....

22 February, 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

Technology to help us automate decision-making, remove human discretion: Kishore Biyani

Anand J

Future Group's Kishore Biyani has been a vocal critic of the Indian e-commerce sector, which is dominated by discounts and ....

18 February, 2019

Video analytics firm Vidooly raises Series C capital from Alibaba, Times Internet

Kavya Kothiyal

Video analytics startup Vidooly Media Tech Pvt. Ltd has raised Rs 15.14 crore ($2.12 million as per current exchange rates) in ....

8 February, 2019