With new data and risk models, this startup wants to provide credit to many people who are currently not eligible for loans.
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Mad Street Den brings recommendation of visually similar products to shoppers on Voonik and Craftsvilla. And picking a Bollywood saree with AI is only the begin...
The visual tech is included in the Indian ecommerce company’s mobile app, aimed at fashion shoppers.
It is also partnering with online travel planning agencies to allow travelers to plan trips based on the location of eateries.
Zenatix’s backers include bigwigs like Google’s southeast Asia head Rajan Anandan, Snapdeal founders, and former UTC head Zubin Irani.
BankBazaar sells financial products like insurance policies, loans, and credit cards.
The IITians’ Gozoomo secures followup funding of $5 million from SAIF Partners to restore faith in buying used cars in India
The Uber-like app HandyHome connects users with only brands’ authorized service centers.
Uber has launched its services in seven more cities in India. It was announced today that Uber will now be present in Mysore, Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Indore, V...
Cloudcherry is the latest of the Chennai-based SaaS companies to come into the spotlight, with its first external funding from Chennai Angels and IDG Ventures
After retiring from as the head of Tata Group, the $100 billion conglomerate, he has taken an active interest in the tech startup space.
RailYatri raised an undisclosed pre-series A funding led by Helion Venture Partners along with Omidyar Network.
Senior executives will work in tandem with the board to ensure smooth functioning.
Housing founders didn’t know that investors were negotiating a deal with Quikr. They were slapped with a term sheet yesterday.
In the “Housing style” he picks up his marker to explain smallest of the details and fumbles to find alternative words to IIT-Bombay lingo *macha rahe hai* (mea...
Zimmber, a hyperlocal home solutions startup, announced today that it has raised a new round of funding of US$400,000 from by InMobi’s founding team Naveen Tiwa...
The startup has a matchmaking algorithm which understands what the user needs and helps hire the right professional.
The product space in the beauty segment has several funded players while the on-demand beauty service space is catching up.
Getmypeon raised $250K from a businessman who runs a large retail company.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) this week decided to make it easy for local startups to get listed on India’s stock exchanges. The relaxed reg...
With 12 million people entering India's job market every year, the nation's recruitment space requires some serious disruption.
The program will invest nearly US$50,000 into each of these startups without claiming any stake. It only takes equity if it funds at series A.
Simplilearn started off as a project management blog and has now gone ahead to provide short-term certification courses.
Competitor Ola also entered the space with food delivery and is reportedly planning to start delivering groceries as well.
LabInApp, an India-based edtech startup, has raised a seed investment from Unitus Seed Fund and Madan Padaki of Sylvant Advisors Founded in 2012 in Hubli, LabIn...
The US$6 million fundraiser was co-led by Matrix Partners India and SAIF Partners.
Goodservice, a Delhi-based concierge app, raised US$1.6 million in seed funding from Sequoia Capital, the company announced today. Founded in 2014, Goodservice ...
It has entered into a joint venture with Foxconn and Indian conglomerate Bharti to invest in cleantech startups in India.
Edsix Brain Lab’s games strengthen cognitive skills for critical thinking, learning agility, and increase attention span.