Posts Tagged: startups in india

acquisition

Yahoo acquires one-year-old Bangalore startup Bookpad

Bookpad, a one-year-old startup founded by three engineers from IIT Guwahati, is Yahoo's first Indian tech startup acquisition.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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nielsen acquires indicus

Business insights provider Nielsen acquires Indian analytics firm

Indicus Analytics mines custom economic insights using analytics and data products.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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quikr

Classifieds portal Quikr gets $60M in fresh ammunition to take on OLX

Tiger Global coming on board as an investor will improve the odds of Indian startup Quikr in its battle with Argentina-based OLX.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 4:03 pm
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smartphones in india

Who will take the mcommerce tide in India at its flood?

India's ecommerce players are busy figuring out the ways to score in a diverse mobile-first market. Who is best placed to ride this rising t...

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 12:57 pm
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freecharge1

With $33M funding, Sequoia-backed FreeCharge pivots to targeted advertising

FreeCharge, which gives freebies to users who recharge their phones on the platform, will now use that purchasing behavior data for targeted...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 4:04 pm
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attero ewaste

Recycling startup bags $16.5M in funding as ewaste piles up in a gadget-loving India

Indian ewaste recycler Attero, one of the nine innovators picked by NASA, has raised $16.5 million in series C funding.

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 5:09 pm
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hike app

Hike gets fresh $65M funding to take on WhatsApp in India

Free messaging app Hike, the Indian answer to WhatsApp, has just raised US$65 million in funding. Founder Kavin Mittal tells Tech in Asia hi...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 3:59 pm
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commonfloor feature image

What makes this Indian real estate portal uncommon

With nearly 400,000 listings, CommonFloor is one of the top property portals in India. Co-founder Sumit Jain shares the story of hurdles, pi...

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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taxiforsure

TaxiForSure raises $30 million, aims to reach 30 cities by 2015

Just two months after securing US$10 million in series B round of funding, Indian cab aggregator TaxiForSure has just secured an additional ...

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 2:11 pm
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NewsHunt, India's answer to Flipboard, gets $16 million funding

NewsHunt, India’s answer to Flipboard, gets $16 million funding

India’s top homegrown news reader app, NewsHunt, has secured INR 1 billion (US$16.5 million) in series B funding.

  • September 22, 2014
  • at 12:33 pm
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haptik

India’s ‘WhatsApp for mobile customer support’ Haptik bags $1M

Haptik lets users get instant help for queries regarding products and services of 180 companies using a WhatsApp-like messaging channel.

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 10:25 pm
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targetingmantra

They personalized Amazon. Now their startup has raised $1.1M to do it for other ecommerce sites

TargetingMantra, founded by former data scientists of Amazon, closed a seed funding of $1.1M from 500Startups, Nexus Venture Partners, and O...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 8:25 am
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olacabs

Ola Prime debuts in 6 Indian cities to take on Uber

Olacabs in India now comes in three flavours: Mini, Sedan, and Prime. The Sedan and Mini were already running; now Prime targets an addition...

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 9:20 pm
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Mobile payments

Why Flipkart is shutting down its electronic wallet PayZippy

Here's why India's ecommerce poster-boy Flipkart is phasing out its electronic wallet, PayZippy.

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 1:27 pm
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pricebag

Indian price comparison site PriceBag raises $2M

Product discovery and price comparison engine PriceBag.com, owned by Gurgaon-based Accentium, raised US$2 million in funding from undisclose...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 10:33 pm
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uber india

Why is Uber sweating in India? The low-down on tricky payment rules

The RBI issued a circular cracking down on card-less payments, rumours are flying about Uber shutting in India. Here's what you need to know...

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 7:35 pm
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zomato

Indian restaurant finder Zomato gobbles up two European food guides to feed its appetite for global expansion

A month after its first ever acquisition, Indian restaurant finder site Zomato has just acquired two food guides for a total of US$3.25 mill...

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 2:27 pm
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10 women entrepreneurs in India who smashed the glass ceiling

Tech is still largely a man's world, but more and more women in India are turning technopreneurs. Here's a look at 10 change-makers in the t...

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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