Internet Penetration Rate15.1%
India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. The Indian economy is the world’s seventh-largest by nominal GDP and third-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). Following market-based economic reforms in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies; it is considered a newly industrialised country.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
11:15 am on Oct 21, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Most Indian companies just coming online are overwhelmed by the plethora of software options for everything, from accounting to CRM and ecommerce.
9:31 pm on Oct 20, 2014 by Steven Millward
Messaging app Line now has 30 million registered users in India- but it's still way behind WhatsApp.
1:51 pm on Oct 20, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
In a first-of-its-kind move, taxi app Ola has on-boarded Mumbai’s traditional *Kaali-peeli* taxis to its network. The move is an attempt to kill three birds wit...
1:15 pm on Oct 17, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Ecommerce in India, currently at US$3.5 billion, represents less than four percent of the total retail market. So there's a huge upside potential as internet pe...
5:31 pm on Oct 15, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Global accelerator program Zone Startups just gave five innovative technology companies a ticket to expand to the North American market via an incubator in Cana...
3:00 pm on Oct 15, 2014 by Vivek Srinivasan
For years in India, consumers have been the victims of protectionist policies, which have thrust inefficient businesses forward as the only choice.
2:31 pm on Oct 15, 2014 by Samir Makwana
Access, sign and share your business documents from anywhere using your smartphone and tablet
8:25 am on Oct 15, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Global Brain's local partnerships and expertise are vital to the success of an international entrant to the Japanese market, AdNear founder Anil Mathews tells u...
5:47 pm on Oct 14, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Few people venture into India’s Rajasthan desert to provide healthcare. An exception is Karma, founded by a former Goldman Sachs technologist.
4:29 pm on Oct 14, 2014 by Samir Makwana
The iPhone 6 Plus will battle with large screen Galaxy Note 4 this festive season in India
8:59 pm on Oct 13, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
This fresh round of funding will give CarTrade a boost to take on its competitors Cardekho, OLX, and Gaadi.
8:09 pm on Oct 13, 2014 by Samir Makwana
Android-based phone users can book tickets, check reservation status using the official app anytime, anywhere
4:32 pm on Oct 13, 2014 by Samir Makwana
Indian consumers should get their wallets ready to officially pre-order the OnePlus One.
1:54 pm on Oct 13, 2014 by Samir Makwana
With the acquisition, thousands of small and medium-sized businesses across Indian cities will offer cashless mobile payment solutions powered by PayUMoney
12:18 pm on Oct 13, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
This tie-up is a big step-up in distribution capability for both Amazon and Future Group, and sounds fresh alarm bells for local ecommerce players Flipkart and ...
5:10 pm on Oct 10, 2014 by Samir Makwana
A widget for Google Calendar promises an easy way to plan meetings, assign tasks with deadlines, and collaborate with the team.
10:12 pm on Oct 9, 2014 by Samir Makwana
GoTogether wants people to save money, reduce carbon footprint, and make new friends through its ridesharing app.
9:43 pm on Oct 9, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
69 percent of Indians have no clue how the internet can help them, a Facebook survey found. Local language content is vital to bridge this gap, says Zuckerberg.
3:30 pm on Oct 9, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Amazon's attempt at making online and mobile payments far more convenient and secure goes live today in India.
9:48 am on Oct 9, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
The consumers who are among the biggest beneficiaries of the low distribution cost of ecommerce are small farmers. But in India, it's not a level playing field.