Posts Tagged: India


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Indian big data startup DataRPM secures $5.1 million funding from US investors

Indian big data startup DataRPM has secured US$5.1 million in Series A funding led by US-based InterWest Partners and CIT (Center for I...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 12:06 pm
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Quikr India

Quikr gets $90 million funding as it battles to be India’s top classifieds site

Indian online classifieds site Quikr has secured $90 million in funding. It’s the fifth major funding round – and the seventh in...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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Indian fashion estore Koovs files for London IPO to keep pace with Myntra

Koovs, an online fashion store in India, has filed for an initial public offering on London’s junior stock market AIM. The company aim...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 12:59 pm
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Flipkart

India’s Flipkart sells $1 billion worth of stuff one year ahead of projections

Indian e-store Flipkart announced yesterday it surpassed $1 billion in gross merchandising volume, according to NextBigWhat. Despite slow...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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India elections 2014 debated on Facebook

Facebook creates election tracker as a guide for India’s 814 million eligible voters

India has 814 million eligible voters for the upcoming national election, Indian authorities revealed today. As with any election, the choic...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Blackbox Connect summer 2013

Here are the Asian startups heading to Silicon Valley with Blackbox Connect

Silicon Valley immersion program Blackbox Connect has doubled the numbers for its upcoming two-week Spring program. A total of 16 non-US sta...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 11:26 am
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India phones

44 million new smartphones shipped in India in 2013, but feature phones still prevail

IDC has crunched phone shipment numbers for India in 2013, and the result shows that smartphones are growing strongly but feature phones sti...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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US retailer Target scouts for ideas in India with new startup accelerator program

US retailer Target scouts for ideas in India with new startup accelerator program

It’s not just Microsoft Ventures that wants to nurture Indian startups. Now the American retailer Target (NYSE:TGT) is rolling out its...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 6:27 pm
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Japan Terra Motors e-bikes

How Japan’s Terra Motors wants to plug developing nations into e-bikes

Japan-based electric motorbike startup Terra Motors has been a pretty busy company over the past year, with branches opened in Vietnam, the ...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Asia online shopping spending 2014 and 2015

These numbers from Asia’s half-trillion dollar ecommerce market will blow your mind (INFOGRAPHIC)

Take the world’s most populous continent and combine it with one of the best things about the internet and you have a recipe for huge ...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 4:24 pm
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Apple to open hundreds of franchise shops in 2nd-tier Indian cities

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is gunning hard for India these days, moving out of its comfort zone to gain a foothold in the price-sensitive emerging...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 2:47 pm
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Xiaomi's chances in India

How can China’s Xiaomi succeed in India’s mobile market?

A few weeks ago, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi said it’s weighing up launches in India, Indonesia, and a few other Asian markets. There&#...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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India's top tablet brands

4.14 million new tablets shipped in India last year, iPad is third most popular

Gadget manufacturers shipped 4.14 million tablets in India in 2013, according to new data from IDC today. While the number sounds small for ...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 10:25 pm
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Mxit app

Mxit is betting on feature phones and social change to help it battle other messaging apps in India

More and more people in developing nations are turning to mobile messaging apps instead of SMS. As they do so, they’ll find that there...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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MapmyIndia’s Smart Mirror

New gadget from MapMyIndia puts your in-car navigation on the rear-view mirror

Here’s a fun gadget with which to start the week. MapMyIndia, maker of GPS gadgets and mobile apps that are strong rivals to Google Ma...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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eBay investment in SnapDeal

Ebay leads $134 million investment in Indian e-store Snapdeal

Indian online marketplace Snapdeal has confirmed its biggest ever funding round, worth US$133.77 million. US-based eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) led th...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 1:15 pm
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Nokia X+ rivals in Asia

Nokia’s Androids are cute, but they’re not strong enough for Asia

Yesterday, Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) outed its three colorful, cute, and budget-minded Android phones, the X, X+, and XL. Priced from $122...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 3:54 pm
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Microsoft pushes Windows Phone in China and India in tie-ups with local phone-makers

Microsoft pushes Windows Phone in China and India in tie-ups with local phone-makers

Mobile World Congress 2014 kicked off in Barcelona yesterday. One of the first revelations at the conference was from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 8:55 am
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