Grab has designed an app for restauranteurs to track the delivery. With fresh funding, it will double the fleet of delivery boys to 1,000 to enter another city Pune.
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The Apple Watch may never become an iconic product like the iPhone. What it shares with the iPhone, however, is the rush to build apps suitable for the smartwatch.
Logicroots has an app called Mathaly, designed to help students practice maths. With fresh funding, the app will see newer levels, and more adventures.
A global tie-up between the taxi hailing app and restaurant-finder lets users book an Uber through the Zomato app in 27 cities across 13 countries.
FitHo, which has just been acquired by Practo, automatically suggests custom diets and exercise regimes to users based on their lifestyle, fitness requirements, and food preferences.
With the fresh funds, the startups plans to expand to 12 cities in the US by the end of the year.
India-based Simplilearn, an online education startup for professionals seeking IT certifications, has secured $15M in series C funding led by Mayfield.
The four-year-old startup claims to have two million products across categories like clothing, handicrafts, jewellery, and art from 12,000 artisans and will use the capital for scaling up.
This network of city news sites aims to take advantage of its first-mover status in places like Yangon, and discovers video as revenue source.
Early stage VC Blume Ventures was the only institutional investor to make a bet on greentech company Promptec Renewables, which just got acquired by Havells.
India’s Zomato today revealed that it has acquired US-based NexTable for an undisclosed sum.
"Irregular home layouts, tiny room sizes, and varying tastes make readymade furniture suboptimal for the market. This makes StitchWood's offering a solution to a uniquely Indian problem.”
The startups’ deep understanding of in-destination experience preferences in 20,000 destinations will help MakeMyTrip in India.
Girish Mathrubootham, founder and CEO of Freshdesk, shares with Tech in Asia just what it took to succeed globally, in the course of a chat about its latest US$50 million series E round of funding.
Tiger Global, Accel Partners, and Google Capital have just pumped $50 million in a fresh round of capital into customer support software-maker Freshdesk from India.
The two-year-old e-store has a database of over 100,000 medicines. It is currently operational in Delhi NCR, Bangalore, and Bhubaneswar and is looking to rapidly expand across cities.
“We would like to support empowerment of millions of beauty professionals. I want to help them improve their lives, increase income levels and be part of their personal milestones.”
The funding will be used for building games around Indian IPs and also user-acquisition focused campaigns for Star Chef.