Posts Tagged: India


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Facebook acquires its first Indian startup, Little Eye Labs

Indian startup Little Eye Labs announced today that it has been bought by Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), making it the social network titan’s...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 11:56 am
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Snapdeal one-ups Amazon and Flipkart by offering same-day delivery at no extra charge

Not long after Amazon and Flipkart both rolled out their next-day delivery services for India late in 2013, New Dehli-based online marketpla...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 10:20 pm
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Bitchemy Ventures seeks out a new wave of Indian startups that think different

Bitchemy Ventures seeks out a new wave of Indian startups that think different

Unlike most investors or venture funds that park money based on the bottom line, Bitchemy Ventures, an Indian technology incubator cum seed ...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Shop til you drop: India’s e-shoppers spent $16 billion in 2013

We know that India’s e-commerce industry is booming and lots of investment is flooding in, but how much are ordinary people actually s...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 4:55 pm
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In new data, Flipkart sees slowing sales growth, still sells $217 million worth of stuff in 1 year

Indian’s top e-store Flipkart is still in it for the long haul, nursing financial losses whilst building its user-base and cultivating...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 5:36 pm
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Exfinity fund

Backed by tech veterans, Exfinity is India’s newest startup fund

Here comes yet another new Indian venture capital fund. V Balakrishnan, the CFO of Indian IT firm Infosys, has announced his resignation fro...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 11:29 am
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India’s Flipkart opens its Paypal-esque e-payment service to the public

India’s Flipkart opens its Paypal-esque e-payment service to the public

India’s top e-store, Flipkart, first rolled out its e-payment platform to the site’s merchants about five months ago. Now, after...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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Hard lessons from the huge failure of India’s Cyber Monday

The ‘Cyber Monday’ concept, basically an online shopping festival with huge discounts and sale offers, has been around for the p...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Indian messaging app Nimbuzz lets users search and swipe local listings right in their chat

Today the makers of Nimbuzz, one of India’s entries in the mobile messaging app space, unveiled a new feature that lets users search and s...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Indian Bitcoin exchange resumes trading today after government pressure to shut down

In the past couple weeks, India’s Bitcoin scene looked doomed to suffer the same hardships as that of China. A government warning on Decem...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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India’s Micromax steps onto world stage with dual-boot Android/Windows LapTab

India’s Micromax steps onto world stage with dual-boot Android/Windows LapTab

After success with its smartphones and tablets in India, homegrown brand Micromax is trying something different with a combo laptop and tabl...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 9:38 pm
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India's Snapdeal launches Kilickpay

India’s online shoppers get another new e-payment option, this time from Snapdeal

Just a few weeks after India’s top e-store, Flipkart, rolled out its e-payment gateway to Indian e-shoppers, here comes a new option f...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 10:17 pm
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Bitcoin in India

India’s central bank warns people on risks of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies

China has banned Bitcoin from being used as a currency; Germany has permitted its transactional use; Singapore is keeping hands-off. India, ...

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 7:45 pm
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IDC: Android and Windows Phone see growing market share in India for Q3 2013

For Nokia, now part of Microsoft, the year 2013 seems to be ending on a good note compared to previous years, as Windows Phone gained moment...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Intel Capital has so far invested over $2 billion in Asian startups

Intel Capital has so far invested over $2 billion in Asian startups

There are a lot of venture capital funds out there, many of whom are playing close attention to what’s happening with startups in Asia. Pe...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 11:42 am
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4 search trends Google saw in Asia in 2013

Check out the 4 search trends Google noticed in Asia in 2013

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has been looking at the hottest search topics and online trends in Asia in 2013 – and here are the results. Let&#...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city

Aiming to usurp Uber, Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city with Tokyo roll-out

While tech blogs are swooning over Uber and everything it does, there’s another app-connected limo service out there that’s actually pus...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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Zivame funding

Lingerie e-store Zivame gets $6 million funding to buy something pretty

In March 2012, one of India’s most interesting niche e-stores, Zivame, secured series A funding to help it grow. Now the lingerie e-ta...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 10:18 pm
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