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Reliance Jio's 'Made in India' 5G solution globally competitive: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio's 'Made in India' solution is complete and globally competitive, Ambani said while speaking at Reliance Industries Ltd's 44th AGM.

24 Jun 2021 7:22 pm
Here are 6 blockchain startups to watch out for in 2021

The blockchain sector is still in its formative phase in India, but is seeing rapid development with multiple initiatives taken by the government, corporates, and startups alike.

24 Jun 2021 7:01 pm
How focus on technology in school curriculums can make entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Technological interference is revving up the curriculum of educational courses and streams and is becoming the core foundation around which new programmes and syllabus are built.

24 Jun 2021 6:41 pm
Bewakoof aims to hit Rs 2000 crore in revenue by 2025, says CEO Prabhkiran Singh

Prabhkiran Singh, Co-founder & CEO, Bewakoof, shares key insights on the growth of the brand during the pandemic and discusses future plans of expansion

24 Jun 2021 6:23 pm
Govt eases norms for voice BPOs to make India global outsourcing hub

Broadly, the rules would allow global companies, say an airline, with a voice-based centre in India to now serve global and domestic customers with common telecom resources, something that required dedicated, separate infrastructure previously.

24 Jun 2021 6:12 pm
How open banking is reshaping the global financial services landscape

Open banking enables banking institutes to collaborate with fintech platforms and adopt open API technology to stay ahead of their peers. The practice is no more a new concept.

24 Jun 2021 2:43 pm
[Funding alert] Instagram-focused commerce startup WINDO raises $500K in seed round

WINDO plans to use the funds for product development and to enhance the customer experience while growing with an aim to achieve product-market fit.

24 Jun 2021 2:42 pm
[Funding alert] Edtech startup Classplus raises $65M in Series C round led by Tiger Global

With this growth financing, we aim to build the best-in-class products for educators, build great engineering teams, and grow geographically. We are hiring aggressively across engineering, product, and business roles, stated Mukul Rustagi, CEO and Co-Founder, Classplus.

24 Jun 2021 2:06 pm
How Delhi-based startup Careerwill is democratising education with its online test prep courses

When the pandemic triggered a countrywide shutdown of educational institutions and coaching centres in India in 2020, the Edtech sector was quick to rise to the occasion and help students out with their innovative solutions. Nearly 94 percent of the world's student population was affected during

24 Jun 2021 11:47 am
[Funding alert] Nobel Hygiene raises Rs 450 Cr led by Quadria Capital

Quadria will own a significant minority stake in the company. PE investors CLSA Capital Partners, and Access India fund and its co-investors have exited their investment.

24 Jun 2021 11:45 am
Twitter adds Razorpay to its 'Tip Jar' option, helping Indians tip their favourite influencers

Launched by the social media giant last month, Tip Jar enables people to send money to their favourite Tweeters and influencers.

24 Jun 2021 11:40 am
How this ex-hedge fund executive founded investment management startup WealthDesk

WealthDesk is an investment management platform that has raised Pre-Series A funding of $3.2 million led by Mathew Cyriac, Former Blackstone Partner, and Co-head of India PE and now Founder of Florintree Advisors.

24 Jun 2021 11:30 am
[Startup Bharat] How CareStack has been able to give its early investors close to 13X return in six years

CareStack is a Florida and Thiruvananthapuram-based dental care startup, which has given exit to 12 of its early-stage investors. Here is a look at the startups journey.

24 Jun 2021 7:30 am
This Pune-based SaaS startup is helping universities and colleges conduct online exams

Founded in 2011, Pune-based SaaS startup WeShine Tech provides examination process automation solutions to universities and colleges.

24 Jun 2021 7:15 am
How MakeMyTrip paid back its employees who had taken voluntary pay cuts

During the first wave of the pandemic, MakeMyTrips revenues had plummeted to zero. Thats when a number of employees had come forward to help by taking voluntary pay cuts.

24 Jun 2021 7:00 am
The future of learning is hybrid 40 quotes of the week on digital transformation

From digital change to Digital India, these quotes from the week of June 14-20 capture tech impacts sweeping across the world.

24 Jun 2021 7:00 am
Why these techies developed an AI-driven platform to enable skin consultations

eSkinDoctor, under their healthcare development startup pNaia Technologies Ltd, helps solve dermatological problems of people in small towns and rural areas

24 Jun 2021 6:45 am
Bolo Indya says in talks with Google, T-Series after its removal from PlayStore on copyright complaint

Bolo Indya said it is in talks with T-Series and Google to resolve the issue at the earliest and ensure the app is back on PlayStore shortly.

23 Jun 2021 7:43 pm
Myntra expects 50 million visitors for its 'End of Reason Sale'

Fashion retailer Myntra is projecting a 3x rise in demand during the six day sale period when compared to normal business days.

23 Jun 2021 7:38 pm
5 proptech trends gaining prominence in 2021

Real estate experts and key industry stakeholders are now started betting big on proptech being a major enabler and future growth driver for the realty sector.

23 Jun 2021 6:39 pm
[Funding alert] EV battery startup Grinntech closes bridge round of around $2M

Grinntech also ordered to develop a larger pack, incorporating advanced thermal management and utilising Grinntechs proprietary battery management system.

23 Jun 2021 6:10 pm
Why startups need mentors to make or break in the global race

As an entrepreneur, you're juggling many things. Creating access to a network of advisors creates the ability to simply point the entrepreneur in the right direction that can have a meaningful impact.

23 Jun 2021 3:37 pm
[Funding alert] GoMechanic raises $42M from Tiger Global, Sequoia, others

The funds will be used by GoMechanic for rapid expansion in Tier II and Tier III towns, and will also be invested in enhancing technology.

23 Jun 2021 3:35 pm
[Funding alert] AR startup Plutomen raises $300k from GUSEC Seed Fund, DeVX Venture Fund, and HNIs

AR startup Plutomen will use the funding to build the sales and marketing team, and extend the product team.

23 Jun 2021 2:33 pm
FM asks Infosys to fix all issues on new I-T portal on priority; 5 glitches to be resolved in a week

Due to glitches in the functioning of the new Income Tax efiling portal, the finance ministry had called Infosys to hear out stakeholder concerns.

23 Jun 2021 2:29 pm
How Loop Healths group insurance plans go beyond securing lives to improve healthcare delivery

As the second wave of COVID-19 takes a toll on lives in India, hospitals and medical facilities in the country are struggling to keep up with the rising number of infections.

23 Jun 2021 2:20 pm
[Funding alert] D2C brand Kwik Foods raises undisclosed amount in seed round from 9Unicorns

Founded by Prabhleen Kaur and Harshal Patel in 2020, Kwik Foods is a D2C and social commerce brand that aims to disrupt Indias ready-to-cook space.

23 Jun 2021 2:08 pm
[Funding alert] Homegrown IoT startup Kazam raises Rs 7 Cr in seed round led by Inflection Point Ventures

According to the press statement, the funds raised will be used for product development, ramping up sales, operations and marketing

23 Jun 2021 11:52 am
[Funding alert] HR staffing and payroll startup BigLeap raises Rs 5 Cr for its stealth-mode product

HR staffing and payroll startup BigLeap will use the funds to boost its soon-to-be-launched BigLeap artificial intelligence app, BigLeap.ai, a stealth-mode HR product that aims to ease the job search experience.

23 Jun 2021 11:35 am
[Funding alert] Small business banking platform Novo raises $40.7M in Series A round

According to the official statement, the funding will be utilised to expand India operations

23 Jun 2021 11:34 am
[Funding alert] No-code SaaS startup Pathfndr.io raises pre-Series A round led by Arali Ventures

The startup said this new round of funding will be used to continue to invest in product innovation at scale and increase the global sales team.

23 Jun 2021 11:30 am
Nutraceutical startup Power Gummies eyes new launches in India, international expansion

Divij Bajaj, Founder and CEO, Power Gummies, reveals why the brand stands apart from the competition and speaks about expansion and fundraising plans.

23 Jun 2021 11:21 am
[Funding alert] AI-based networking platform CoffeeMug.ai raises $625K in pre-seed round from Paradigm Shift Capital, AngelList India

Networking startup CoffeeMug will use the fresh funds to accelerate its efforts to refine its AI-based matchmaking algorithm, double its existing user base, and connect users with genuine business opportunities.

23 Jun 2021 11:08 am
[Funding Alert] Wellbeing Nutrition raises $2.2M in Series A funding from Fireside Ventures, others

This is the second investment for the Mumbai-based nutraceuticals startup in June 2021. Heres what is attracting investors towards Wellbeing Nutrition from the lens of Kannan Sitaram, Venture Partner at Fireside Ventures who joined the board with this funding.

23 Jun 2021 11:00 am
Pfizer in final stages of agreement to supply COVID-19 vaccine doses to India: CEO

Dr Albert Bourla said that Pfizer is confident of producing three billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines and another four billion by next year.

23 Jun 2021 10:56 am
Why Sreeram Srinivasan, CEO, Syrma Technology, feels India has the potential to touch global manufacturing customers

In a conversation with YourStory, Sreeram Srinivasan, CEO, Syrma Technology, talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the manufacturing industry, how they are supporting startups, and the way ahead.

23 Jun 2021 7:00 am
Innovation and entrepreneurship must serve society beyond profitability 30 quotes from Indian startup journeys

From profit to purpose, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these quotes, excerpts and stories!

23 Jun 2021 7:00 am
This Bihar boys agritech startup is building the Facebook and LinkedIn for farmers and agri traders

Agritech startup Krishify has developed a vernacular social networking, agri trading, and knowledge-sharing platform for farmers.

23 Jun 2021 6:45 am
How this blockchain startup is building user privacy within online data collection surveys

Bengaluru startup BlockSurvey is a decentralised blockchain-powered data collection platform. It enables businesses and individuals to create no-code online forms and surveys and collects data based on anonymity.

23 Jun 2021 6:10 am
[Startup Bharat] How Bhubaneswar-based Impact Health is looking to disrupt end-to-end healthcare with tech and logistics

Started in 2020, Impact Health is a healthcare logistics and technology startup that is bridging the gap of accessible and affordable healthcare.

23 Jun 2021 5:45 am
How managed services are becoming essential for optimising costs, performance, reliability and security

Developing and hosting applications and websites goes beyond simply writing and executing the code. From ensuring the appropriate infrastructure and servers for storage and database hosting to having the right security debugging and management systems in place, there are many peripheral,

22 Jun 2021 7:30 pm
[Funding alert] Algorithmic ecommerce platform CommerceIQ closes $60M Series C round led by Insight Partners

Algorithmic ecommerce platform CommerceIQ will use the fresh funding from its Series C round for international expansion, product R&D, scaling India operations, and hiring.

22 Jun 2021 7:30 pm
Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite: What you need to know about the India launch of the slimmest smartphone of 2021

Pre-orders for the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite will begin on June 25, 2021 at 12 PM on Mi.com, Mi Home, Flipkart, and retail stores.

22 Jun 2021 7:00 pm
Govt not to seek disclosure of flash sales from etailers; to act on consumer complaints

Discount sales that benefit maximum to consumers will continue, but not fraudulent flash sales on the ecommerce platforms, the government said,.

22 Jun 2021 6:59 pm
How TREADs smart fitness bike promises fitness at home during the pandemic

Dinesh Godara shares key insights about Cult.fit acquiring TREAD and discusses about the companys future plans and upcoming innovative products.

22 Jun 2021 6:28 pm
[Funding alert] OaaS company Quantela raises $40M from digital infra focused fund Digital Alpha

The funding is aimed at helping Quantela grow, as well as help city governments finance outcomes-driven infrastructure digitisation projects globally.

22 Jun 2021 3:52 pm
How Start-Up Visa Program is assisting international start-ups in setting up their businesses in Canada

After making a splash in India with its HR Tech platform that enables companies to customise customer relationship management and application tracking systems, tech startup Enrich.io shifted its base to Canada in September 2020.

22 Jun 2021 3:48 pm
The pandemic can stop schools, but it cannot stop education 40 quotes from Indias COVID-19 struggle

In this compilation, we present thought-provoking quotes from the week of June 14-20 that frame Indias battle with the coronavirus pandemic.

22 Jun 2021 2:49 pm
[Funding alert] Anvidha Technologies raises $1.5M to launch its eyewear platform EyeMyEye

The company said the funding will be utilised to expand the business and build a powerful and reliable omnichannel platform in India.

22 Jun 2021 2:45 pm
[Funding alert] Venture Catalysts and 9Unicorns invest in clean personal care brand The Switch Fix

The startup stated that the clean and conscious personal care brand will utilize the funding to expand its product range

22 Jun 2021 2:37 pm