Posts Tagged: India


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India snaps up 52.4 million smartphones in past year, but tablet boom slows dramatically

Thanks to the proliferation of low-cost phones and reduced data tariffs, smartphone sales more than trebled in India in the financial year 2...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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Uber just got cheaper in India. Watch out Ola, Meru, and TaxiForSure

App-connected transportation service Uber has just launched its lower-cost UberX tier in Bangalore, Delhi and Hyderabad. This immediately i...

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 4:58 pm
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Big data and machine learning liven up the Indian online travel space

The travel industry in India is buzzing with startups and established players innovating quickly to get ahead of the pack. Portals like Make...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 12:01 pm
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$19M funding for Housing.com ups the ante in tech war between real estate portals in India

Housing.com, one of India’s leading real estate portals, raised US$19 million in its fourth round of funding from Helion Venture Partn...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 2:53 pm
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Indian ticketing site BookMyShow raises $25 million, hints at IPO plans

India’s largest entertainment ticketing portal just crossed the US$100 million barrier in valuation, The Economic Times reports today....

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 1:09 pm
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Homegrown Indian messenger Hike launches ‘hidden’ chats to take on WhatsApp

Teens in India just got another tool to keep their chats hidden from the prying eyes of parents, or anybody else for that matter. Free messa...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 9:29 pm
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Walmart to join ecommerce war in India with launch of online marketplace in July

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) will launch a business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce site in Lucknow and Hyderabad in the first week of July, Reuters repor...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 10:22 pm
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Freshdesk becomes first Indian startup to get Google Capital backing with $31M series D funding

Helpdesk software company Freshdesk – an Indian startup that quickly scaled up to rub shoulders with the global leaders in its domain – ...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
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Xbox One to launch in Hong Kong, India, Singapore, and Taiwan on September 23, 2014

It’s like the marine said in the Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty trailer several years back. It’s about time! The Xbox One—featuring a ...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 1:32 pm
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Indian estore Flipkart launches its own tablet

In a challenge to Samsung, Micromax, and Amazon, Indian estore Flipkart launches its own tablet

Perhaps inspired by arch-rival Amazon, India’s top ecommerce store today unveiled its own-brand tablet.

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 5:49 pm
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This rising customer care startup serves Flipboard, WordPress, and Supercell, and it just raised $10M

Helpshift, an Indian startup that pioneered customer support in mobile apps, has raised US$10 million in series A funding by Intel Capital. ...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:54 am
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Why India must fix its obsession with software services and pivot to products

Bangalore arrived on the world stage in the nineties as a hub for software services and outsourcing. This rode on the back of a global rise ...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Unicommerce is on a mission to help sellers navigate India’s ecommerce labyrinth

Ever since Amazon entered the country in June last year, ecommerce in India has shifted dramatically towards the online marketplace model. B...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Ask a question, get a plan: new Indian startup streamlines your travel booking

The next time you visit Bangalore for a startup meetup, you might want to take a day off to drive down to one of the coasts flanking this te...

  • June 17, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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Is this Flipkart’s secret weapon to beat Amazon?

The Indian ecommerce cauldron is simmering. On one hand, there’s market consolidation — Flipkart, the largest etailer in the cou...

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 12:13 pm
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India’s 47 million small businesses are mostly offline. That’s music to GoDaddy’s ears

Domain name marketplace GoDaddy filed for an initial public offering to raise US$100 million early this week. This US-based internet domain ...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 7:36 pm
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Indian adtech firm Vizury to push harder into China with $16M series C funding under its belt

Bangalore-based ad retargeting company Vizury Interactive Solutions has raised $16 million in series C funding. Intel Capital, the global ch...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 5:48 pm
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India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou raises $10 million

India’s flash sales startup FashionAndYou has raised $10 million in funding from new and existing investors.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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