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How Flipkart-Walmart deal will change Indian e-tail and benefit customers

Will Walmart bring the magic of Every-Day-Lowest-Pricing to India through its new ally Flipkart? With India’s largest e-tail company joining forces with the world’s largest retail company, industry...

22 Apr 2018 10:42 pm
5 awesome environmental initiatives from Chhattisgarh to inspire you this Earth Day

ThisarticleispartofThe Chhattisgarh Story series (coming soon to YourStory) All across this populous, diverse country, Earth Day messages continue to resonate and inspire. A slew of innovative initia...

22 Apr 2018 7:28 pm
Walmart closes in on Flipkart, to look at buying out smaller investors this week  

Top shareholders in Flipkart include Tiger Global, Softbank, and Naspers, and Walmart has to handle each of them to take control of the company. Walmart is set to enter India with a bang, and very s...

22 Apr 2018 4:34 pm
‘Auditing AI is the key to the future, the machine should be able to explain its decisions’: Madhusudhan KM of Mindtree

IT Services companies have new opportunities in the era of AI, they are well poised to deal with complexity in merging the digital world with the legacy world. But, they have to be fast, focus on tale...

22 Apr 2018 2:30 pm
People with purpose: how leaders can use these 10 guiding foundations to build successful organisations

A sense of purpose is the core foundation around which organisations can thrive, and this type of meaning matters even more in a digitally connected and transparent world. “Leaders who make purpos...

22 Apr 2018 2:30 pm
Top factors for Flipkart’s enterprise valuation

While media reports have pegged Flipkart being valued between $12 billion and $20 billion, investment bankers working on behalf of the companies would have to doubly ensure before landing on a final f...

22 Apr 2018 2:27 pm
Success only comes from patience, perspective and perseverance – says this marketer-turned art curator

In Part II of this photo essay on Tamaala gallery, we showcase more of its art works along with founder perspectives on success in a creative career. PhotoSparksis a weekly feature fromYourStory,wi...

22 Apr 2018 1:56 pm
Walmart-Flipkart deal gathers pace, Hotstar rules digital viewership of IPL 2108

Indian unicorn Flipkart seems to have finally come around. US retail giant Walmart has been in talks with the multibillion-dollar ecommerce major for months to acquire a controlling stake and the deal...

22 Apr 2018 11:30 am
Walmart picks up pace to seal Flipkart deal

US retail biggie Walmart closes in to repurchase shares and reduce the number of investors in Flipkart to less than 50 to ensure that the deal size does not balloon. Indian unicorn Flipkart seems t...

21 Apr 2018 11:09 pm
Truck aggregator Lynk Logistics steers SMEs and individuals in their last-mile connectivity

The Chennai-based startup is helping direct the unorganised trucking business with better asset and driver utilisation. At a glance Startup: Lynk Logistics Founder: Abinav Raja and Shekhar Bhende ...

21 Apr 2018 6:40 pm
From Pune to 123 countries, how Plobal Apps grew to 1M app installs

With transparency available at their fingertips, customers now consider mobile apps the litmus test of a company’s credibility. Plobal Apps is helping companies build that credibility with its DIY nat...

21 Apr 2018 5:53 pm
From Udaipur, The House of Things makes India a destination for design

The three-year-old self-funded startup is already profitable. Amen By Paul Bhosle, The House of Things. Startup: The House Of Things Founder: Astha Khetan Year of launch: 2015 Location: Udaipur...

21 Apr 2018 4:41 pm
7 innovative businesses fostering entrepreneurship and local employment in Uttarakhand

The hill state of Uttarakhand is endowed with rich natural resources that can put the region on a speedy road to sustainable industrial development. We find seven innovative ideas that are solving loc...

21 Apr 2018 3:13 pm
Heavy metal, hard rock, ethnic role: how Tamaala gallery promotes diverse art and merchandise

In Part I of this photo essay on Tamaala gallery, we showcase how two art entrepreneurs are promoting a wide range of crafts and designs from urban and rural India. PhotoSparksis a weekly feature f...

21 Apr 2018 2:30 pm
This is how Hotstar has ensured record viewership for IPL 2018

IPL's digital viewership has increased 76 percent over the last year. Star is doing a few things right with live video-streaming despite making IPL viewing a paid experience after the first 10 minutes...

21 Apr 2018 12:57 pm
Centre to amend law to include death penalty for rape of minors below 12 years

Amid nationwide outrage over rising child rape cases, the government starts the process to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)Act to introduce death penalty for rape of minor...

21 Apr 2018 12:42 pm
VTION pulls data from smartphones to provide real-time radio analytics to advertisers

VTION uses radio and audio metering to analyse consumer behaviour and trends, track consumption patterns, create requirement-based analytics views, and gain a competitive edge in the market. At a gla...

21 Apr 2018 12:30 pm
True Balance, Fyle raise funds; Facebook to venture into chip manufacturing

Digital wallet and financial services platform True Balance has raised $23 million in a Series B2 funding. The new round of funding saw participation from Japan-based global messenger Line Ventures Co...

21 Apr 2018 11:30 am
Starting off with Rs 7 lakh, this startup has generated Rs 10 Cr in three years: the story of CellBell

Ulhasnagar-based CellBell has established itself across ecommerce marketplaces in three years. Startup: CellBell Founders: Chirag Demla and Pawan Demla Year of launch: 2015 Location: Ulhasnagar...

21 Apr 2018 12:14 am
Alibaba expands presence in rural China with $717 M investment in Huitongda Network

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding is expanding its interests in rural China, with a new CNY 4.5 billion investment (about US$716.8 million) into Huitongda Network Co. Huitongda is a subsi...

20 Apr 2018 11:54 pm
BenevolentAI, a startup working on drug development, raises $115 M

BenevolentAI, a company into the development and application of AI for scientific innovation, has raised $115 million to work on the development of a core “AI brain” along with the others arms of the ...

20 Apr 2018 9:42 pm
Fintech startup True Balance raises $23 M in Series B2 funding; aims to provide financial services to next billion users

True Balance, a digital wallet and financial services platform has raised $23 million in a Series B2 funding. The new round of funding saw participation from Japan-based global messenger Line Ventures...

20 Apr 2018 9:38 pm
Google is “pausing investment” on Allo to focus on new RCS-powered Chat service

Google has had a long and difficult journey trying to build a messaging platform for Android. Starting with Google Chat in 2005 (better known as Google Talk), the company has had multiple app launches...

20 Apr 2018 9:25 pm
Facebook is getting into chip manufacturing, job listings reveal

It mirrors the trend of Big Four tech companies becoming more self-reliant in hardware and reducing dependence on Qualcomm, Intel and the like. In a bid to push hardware, Facebook is planning to desi...

20 Apr 2018 8:21 pm
Ebix enters e-learning space by acquiring Smartclass, earmarks $100 M for the sector

Insurance solutions software provider Ebix, on Thursday, announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in India-based e-learning company Smartclass Educational Services P...

20 Apr 2018 8:02 pm
Kathua-Unnao-Surat cases invite international anger, IMF Chief tells PM Modi to pay attention to women

The string of rape cases reported from Unnao, Kathua and Surat have not only shaken our conscience as a nation and brought us out on the streets, they have also travelled far and wide around the world...

20 Apr 2018 8:01 pm
Kavita Mathur brews interesting tea experiences with Tea Trails

Tea Trails is a tea chain that offers a carefully curated range of the finest teas from around the world along with suitable accompaniments, bringing about a wholesome tea-pairing experience. It wa...

20 Apr 2018 7:42 pm
App Fridays: Cake Browser is fresh and innovative, and adds a Tinder touch to mobile browsing

Cake wants to reimagine mobile browsing. Swipeable search results is just the start. Cake Browser is arguably the most interesting thing in the world of mobile browsers right now. It comes at a tim...

20 Apr 2018 7:05 pm
Bhavish Aggarwal’s journey from pitching the Ola app to making it to TIME’s most influential list

In 2011, when the ecommerce boom was picking up in India, a young entrepreneur pitched his product and idea to a large audience at YourStory’s eSparks.Thisentrepreneur was none other than Bhavish Agga...

20 Apr 2018 5:33 pm
Expense management startup Fyle raises fresh round of funding from Pravega Ventures, Beenext

The funding round also saw participation from Girish Mathrubootham's Freshworks Bengaluru-based expense management startup Fyle announced a fresh round of $1.1 million funding from existing inves...

20 Apr 2018 5:20 pm
Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli, Satya Nadella and Ola Founder Bhavish Agarwal among TIME's 100 most influential people

Hindi film actor Deepika Padukone became the only Indian female celebrity to make it to this year's TIME's 100 most influential people. She joins Virat Kohli, Satya Nadella and Ola Co-founder Bhavish ...

20 Apr 2018 4:59 pm
These 7 startups are transforming the K-12 learning space in India

Over the last few years, these seven startups have tapped technology, and are changing teaching formats to improve learning experiences and outcomes. The landscape of K-12 learning has undergone ...

20 Apr 2018 3:36 pm
Shilpa Shetty Kundra invests in Mamaearth – says, I love their toxin-free baby care products”

Delhi-based mother and childcare products company Honasa Consumer Pvt Ltd's brand Mamaearth on Wednesday announced that Bollywood celebrity, mother, and entrepreneur – Shilpa Shetty Kundra has come on...

20 Apr 2018 2:54 pm
Preserving the founder’s mentality is your core competitive advantage: innovation tips from Chris Zook, Bain partner

This bestselling author shows how scale-stage challenges of a company can be tackled by an innovative mission, customer focus and bias for action. Chris Zook is a partner in Bain & Company's Boston...

20 Apr 2018 1:30 pm
How Flipkart plans to make televisions a Rs 5,000Cr category this fiscal

With exclusive partnerships with global brands, specialised distribution network and plans of same-day delivery, the e-commerce giant is hoping to retain the market share of TVs sold, while bolstering...

20 Apr 2018 1:00 pm
Coverfox, Chai Point raise Series C funding; Trucaller crosses 100 M daily active users

Insure-tech startup Coverfox.com raised $22 million as a part of its Series C funding. The round was led by IFC and Transamerica along with other existing investors. As part of its ongoing fund-raiser...

20 Apr 2018 11:30 am