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How new trends and innovations in the automotive industry are opening opportunities for startups

As per PwC, electrified, autonomous, shared, connected and yearly updated vehicles define the innovations and trends in the automotive landscape.

15 May 2021 6:45 am
[Jobs Roundup] Here's how you can work with healthtech startup Practo

Practo recently launched online consultations in 15 Indian languages to break the barrier between patients and doctors. If you'd like to be a part of Practo's growth journey in India's healthtech space, these job openings may be for you.

15 May 2021 6:15 am
COVID support: JP Morgan earmarks $3.8M for India staff; offers $10M more in phases

JP Morgan is also a member of the recently-announced global taskforce on the pandemic response, a public-private partnership providing 1,000 ventilators and a further 25,000 oxygen concentrators to India.

14 May 2021 6:37 pm
Reliance Jio offers free talk time to JioPhone users amid COVID-19 pandemic

The scheme will be available to JioPhone users who have not been able to recharge due to the ongoing pandemic, the company said in a statement.

14 May 2021 6:04 pm
Non-technology interventions equally important for security in a multi-cloud environment, say experts

The pace at which businesses are adopting cloud solutions is driven by the technologys ability to optimise costs, boost innovation and make ventures more agile. Amid the rise in their popularity, there are also concerns about how secure cloud solutions are, given how cybersecurity threats can hamp

14 May 2021 2:39 pm
[Funding alert] Pickright Technologies raises $200K from JITO Angel Network

Pickright Technologies said the funds raised will be used for marketing, creating tech, and to create awareness on the importance of investing right.

14 May 2021 2:28 pm
[Funding alert] Bengaluru-based MedTel Healthcare raises $500K in its pre-Series A funding round

MedTel Healthcare is looking to utilise these funds for scaling up, product improvement, and disease portfolio expansion among others

14 May 2021 2:24 pm
Bitcoin slips below $50k after Musk says Tesla won't take it

The price of bitcoin slipped to 49,880 in morning trading Thursday, the first time it's been below 50,000 since early March. Tesla shares were poised for gains early Thursday after falling 4.4 percent on Wednesday.

14 May 2021 11:41 am
Startup news and updates: daily roundup (May 14, 2021)

YourStory presents this daily roundup of the latest startup news and updates from the Indian startup ecosystem and beyond. Here's the roundup for Friday, May 14, 2021.

14 May 2021 11:29 am
Samsung brings 60 oxygen concentrators from South Korea for UP, 30 of them for Noida

Samsung India Vice-President and CSR Head Partha Ghosh says Samsung stands with the people of Noida, Uttar Pradesh, and the rest of India, and 'will continue to support the community during these difficult times'.

14 May 2021 11:24 am
Zoho Corp donates Rs 5 Cr to TN CM relief fund to tackle COVID-19

Zoho said on Thursday that it has set up an isolation care facility at its Estancia campus in Chennai for employees and their families, and was running community kitchens to cater to people in villages near Chennai.

14 May 2021 11:08 am
Indian EdTechs in the GSV Cup will compete for $1M in prizes at the ASU+GSV Summit 2021

The pandemic has brought plenty of momentum for EdTech adoption in India. Taking this into consideration, it is projected that India's EdTech market will touch $3.5B by 2022, according to a report by RedSeer and Omidyar Network India. In response to the growing demand, EdTech players have scaled up

14 May 2021 10:43 am
Facebook to roll out new campaign in India to fight COVID-related misinformation

The campaign is aimed at educating and informing people about how to detect misinformation related to COVID-19 and encouraging them to check the information they receive against an authentic source such as the MyGov platform.

14 May 2021 10:37 am
Government pro-actively looking for action on WhatsApp privacy rules issue: MeitY official

MeitY Special Secretary and Financial Advisor Jyoti Arora has said that the ministry is cognizant of this problem and that the ministry is proactively looking at what it can do about it.

14 May 2021 10:10 am
Embedded finance: How fintech can democratise opportunity in the pandemic era and beyond

This informative book provides a range of examples of fintech startups in action, and shows how business leaders need to embrace a sense of purpose beyond just profits.

14 May 2021 7:00 am
Mayank Jain joins CarDekhos New Auto business as CEO

Mayank Jain, who was a media professional for more than a decade, will be closely working with CarDekhos founder Amit Jain.

13 May 2021 11:24 am
Elon Musk's Tesla to suspend the use of Bitcoin; cites environmental impact

Elon Musk raised concerns on the large amount of electricity used to mine Bitcoin which is generated through a environmental damaging fossil fuel like coal.

13 May 2021 10:51 am
Paytm-backed Daalchini to convert 90 pantries at Reliance, Jamnagar to smart stores

The Delhi-NCR-based startup said the move to convert manned kiosks at Reliance Industries Jamnagar comes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

13 May 2021 10:35 am
[Jobs Roundup] These openings may help you land a role at hyperlocal ecommerce startup DealShare

DealShare is looking at expanding to newer geographies, scaling operations, and expanding local sourcing networks.

13 May 2021 6:40 am
This group of IT professionals are connecting home quarantined COVID-19 patients with doctors

Launched two days back, Medic Setu is a non-profit initiative to help COVID-19 home isolated and suspecting patients connect with doctors online.

12 May 2021 7:49 pm
Meesho announces corpus of Rs 5Cr for COVID-19 care for its employees

Meesho has taken several steps to ensure all its employees are taken care of. It has come up with additional benefits and medical support for employees.

12 May 2021 7:47 pm
Digital University of Kerala launches online Blockchain startup programme

The DUK is the country's first digital university, launched this February, would conduct the course in collaboration with EDII, Ahmedabad, and Kerala Blockchain Academy.

12 May 2021 7:40 pm
How this entrepreneur pivoted to survive during the pandemic

Supplying branded organic vegetables was a great business for Healthy4U. Till COVID-19 hit them. How did the founder survive the pandemic?

12 May 2021 7:27 pm
Decoding the online sports and gaming world

The Indian startup scene has truly come alive in the past couple of years with multiple gaming platforms that have immense growth potential. However, the sector has attracted a great deal of scrutiny & it is vital that governments understand the online gaming world as they target betting & gambling.

12 May 2021 3:53 pm
How Snapdeal is leading Indias value e-commerce journey

For centuries, shoppers in India have resorted to bazaars to meet their needs. Right from Delhis Karol Bagh to Mumbais Fashion Street, bazaars feature several merchants offering similar wares side-by-side. In these settings, the shopper can browse the offering of multiple merchants. This gives

12 May 2021 3:02 pm
BharatPe rolls out initiative to encourage COVID-19 vaccination for merchants

Merchants will get Rs 300 cashback into their bank accounts for getting fully vaccinated. Also, they can track COVID-19 vaccine slots on BharatPe's app.

12 May 2021 3:00 pm
WHO says Indian COVID-19 variant found in 44 countries, of global concern

WHO routinely assesses if variants of SARS-CoV-2 result in changes in transmissibility and severity, or if they lead to changes in public health.

12 May 2021 2:46 pm
OkCredit launches hyperlocal search tool for medicines, COVID-19 treatment equipment

OkCredit will provide real-time information on the availability of medicines pan India besides the contact number of stores for making enquiries, at a time when getting COVID-19 medicines is an onerous task.

12 May 2021 2:46 pm
Startup news and updates: daily roundup (May 12, 2021)

YourStory presents this daily roundup of the latest startup news and updates from the Indian startup ecosystem and beyond. Here's the roundup for Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

12 May 2021 11:46 am
Square Yards ends FY21 with $50M revenue and $1.1B GTV, Q4 earnings up by 47 pc

The Gurugram-based real estate startup said it registered its sixth consecutive profitable quarter in Q4, clocking revenue of $17.2 million, a 47 percent year-on-year increase for the quarter with 15.2 percent in EBITDA margins.

12 May 2021 11:34 am
SEEDS commits to disbursing 20 oxygen generators, 1,000 concentrators in Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand

The NGO said it will also procure 6,000 face masks, 5,000 PPE kits and 300 beds and 200 patients care blankets and other critical care equipment to COVID-19 care hospitals in Delhi-NCR and Uttarakhand to begin with.

12 May 2021 11:10 am
[Funding alert] Appitsimple and its founder Ankit Dudhwewala invest $200K in

The funding will help accelerate its engineering and sales efforts and move a step forward towards its vision of enabling contact centres to deliver better customer outcomes.

12 May 2021 11:01 am
COVID-19: AstraZeneca pledges $250,000 as humanitarian aid to India

The aid to India is part of the USD 1 million which the British-Swedish multinational has earmarked for relief initiatives across communities which have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

12 May 2021 10:47 am
The why of the product matters much more than just what 20 quotes from Indian startup journeys

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

12 May 2021 7:15 am