Will a possible BigBasket-Grofers merger stave off competition from Amazon?

Binu Paul

Online grocers BigBasket and Grofers have both rejected a media report of a possible merger. This has not prevented experts from ....

16 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Funded startups that shut shop

Shruti Jain

When an unfunded, rookie startup shuts shop, not many are surprised. But one can sense the upheaval when well-oiled, promising ....

27 December, 2016

Flawed business model or funding crunch: What led to startup shutdowns?

Arti Singh

The startup euphoria that was evident in 2015 seems to have subsided in 2016 with the demise of several well-funded ventures such ....

9 December, 2016

Online hypermarket operator urDoorstep bags $1.4 mn

Binu Paul

Raising its second bridge round in six months, Bengaluru-based online hypermarket operator urDoorstep Eretail Pvt. Ltd has secured ....

5 December, 2016

Hunger deaths don't deter fund flow to food startups

Binu Paul & Priya Prasad

The hunger for a small pie of the large food genre continues to inspire startup entrepreneurs as well as investors. In the week ....

8 August, 2016

Grocery app MovinCart shuts down

Disha Sharma

Hyperlocal grocery delivery app MovinCart has closed down its operations, with two of its three founders setting up a logistics-tech ....

6 May, 2016

Exclusive: BCCL's Brand Capital picks stake in two Indian tech unicorns

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Media conglomerate Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) has picked a small stake in two Indian technology 'unicorns' through ....

2 May, 2016

Why VC-backed PepperTap shut its hyperlocal grocery business

Priya Prasad

Gurgaon-based PepperTap began its online grocery delivery business in late 2014 and quickly expanded to become the third most ....

25 April, 2016

Amazon unveils hyperlocal grocery delivery app, to dabble in used goods

Priya Prasad

Online marketplace Amazon India on Wednesday started a hyperlocal grocery delivery service via an app in a development that could ....

3 February, 2016

Recap 2015: Ten startups that lost their way

Binu Paul

A bunch of Indian entrepreneurs discovered the rough side of the fancied startup life in 2015. While these ventures showed a ....

29 December, 2015

Fresh food vendor Greencart.in raises angel round of $1.5M


Mumbai-based Greencart Ventures Pvt Ltd, which runs an e-com venture for fresh produce and gourmet food under Greencart.in, has ....

31 March, 2014

Online super market LocalBanya raises Series A funding from Mumbai realtor

Sainul K

Mumbai-based MN&C Supply Links Retail Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates online super market LocalBanya.com, has raised an ....

9 January, 2014