Internet Penetration Rate
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.
9:15 am on Dec 4, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
At the outset, Inksedge is a niche ecommerce site for personalized, designer Indian stationery. It's also a "big data company with a pretty skin," says one of t...
9:00 pm on Dec 3, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Truecaller is adding on predictive features to make it smarter. This comes just eight days after the launch of a similar caller ID app called Holaa! made in Ind...
10:29 am on Dec 3, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
"A scooter which can out-accelerate its petrol counterparts, has an Android dashboard, and a virtually immortal battery pack" is Flipkart founders' latest inves...
6:26 pm on Dec 2, 2014 by Steven Millward
China’s OnePlus launched in India today, pricing the 64GB version of the OnePlus One phone at INR 21,999, which is US$355.
5:30 pm on Dec 1, 2014 by Jacob Laukaitis
A company that manages to seize the Asian coupon markets will turn a huge profit 5 to 10 years from now. The only question is when should one enter the market.
1:47 pm on Dec 1, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Short of swearing at the Reserve Bank of India, Uber lets rip in a scathing blog post on two-factor authentication for payments.
10:33 am on Nov 26, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
The battle between two cool Chinese phonemakers has extended to two ecommerce platforms in their most sought-after market, India.
5:17 pm on Nov 25, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Made in India by local developers, Holaa! claims to help smartphone users manage their calls better.
6:22 pm on Nov 24, 2014 by Samir Makwana
Apart from the flash sales at Flipkart, the Redmi Note will also be sold at the Indian Telco Airtel’s flagship stores starting December 2.
5:38 pm on Nov 24, 2014 by Terence Lee
Modernizing online forums.
3:12 pm on Nov 20, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
On-demand ride services in India are getting more accessible as Uber and rivals go for cheaper services.
12:43 pm on Nov 19, 2014 by Steven Millward
“It’s more the role of a founding partner, not a traditional accelerator,” says VentureLab partner Mike Prasad.
12:11 pm on Nov 19, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Indian restaurant finder Zomato’s US$660 million valuation comes from its appetite for growth. Co-founders Goyal and Chaddah always had global ambitions and wan...
10:28 pm on Nov 18, 2014 by Samir Makwana
Nokia Series 40, Series 60, Asha, and Nokia X platform device users will be redirected from Nokia Store to the well-curated Opera mobile store by early next yea...
5:01 pm on Nov 18, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Remember that drinking out session where you felt you had splurged too much? Or all the time wasted looking for the right place to hangout? Here’s a startup fou...
9:22 pm on Nov 17, 2014 by Steven Millward
Rocket Internet announced today that it’s acquiring Indian food delivery startup TastyKhana.
8:50 pm on Nov 17, 2014 by Steven Millward
In Asia, Rocket Internet’s data shows strong growth on sites like Lazada and Foodpanda – albeit from relatively tiny base figures.
2:30 pm on Nov 14, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Beijing, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Bangalore are the fastest growing startup hubs in the world in terms of the number of VC deals in the past two years.
5:45 pm on Nov 13, 2014 by Samir Makwana
Visual artists can showcase, sell, and promote their artwork to larger audience at affordable rates while printing, payments, and shipping is taken care of by t...
3:32 pm on Nov 13, 2014 by Samir Makwana
Payment solutions startup wants to use the funds to boost marketing, product development, hiring talent, and moving the headquarters to Bangalore from Mumbai.