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Startup NEWS, April 30, 2020

1. Industry body urges government to create Rs 25,000-crore fund for startups A startup industry collective founded by leading homegrown ...
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Startup NEWS, April 29, 2020

1. Investors, startup founders in India pool $13M to fund projects that fight coronavirus The investors said they have contributed ...
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Startup NEWS, April 28, 2020

1. Flipkart invests $90 million more in marketplace, PhonePe platform Flipkart has pumped a combined $90 million into its marketplace ...
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Startup NEWS, April 27, 2020

1. Paytm in funding talks with Microsoft to build war chest Mumbai: Digital payments firm Paytm has held talks with ...
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Startup NEWS, April 24, 2020

1. WhatsApp’s Struggles With Digital Payments Launch In India Could End Next Month Even the apex bank had also asked ...
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Startup NEWS, April 23, 2020

1. Google Shopping To Let Merchants List Products For Free In a big push for ecommerce amid Covid-19 restrictions, global ...
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Startup NEWS, April 22, 2020

1. Funding for unicorns, smaller startups may be hit as India reinforces FDI wall India’s top startup unicorns – including ...
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Startup NEWS, April 21, 2020

1. Guru Raises $30M From Accel, Slack & Others As Philly Startup Scene Heats Up Guru, a Philadelphia-based collaborative knowledge ...
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Uber says Levandowski is on his own for $180 million to Google

Startup NEWS, April 20, 2020

1. Uber says Levandowski is on his own for $180 million to Google Uber Technologies Inc. says a guilty plea ...
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Startup NEWS, April 18, 2020

1. Tech giants use algorithms to step up fight against coronavirus misinformation Potentially dangerous coronavirus misinformation has spread from continent ...
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Zoom not a safe platform for video conferencing: MHA

Startup NEWS, April 17, 2020

1. Autofleet raises $7.5M to help fleets put idle vehicles into drive On-demand mobility, when done successfully, strikes a balance ...
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Former Viptela Founding Brothers Launch Cloud Networking Startup Alkira

Startup NEWS, April 16, 2020

1. Fintech Startup Setu Raises $15 Mn From Falcon Edge, Lightspeed US Bengaluru-based fintech startup Setu has raised $15 Mn ...
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Startup NEWS, April 15, 2020

1. Sharechat looking to acquire AI and ML startups Twitter backed social media platform ShareChat is looking at acquiring startups ...
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Startup NEWS, April 14, 2020

1. Zomato may buy Grofers in an all-stock deal valuing e-grocer at $750M In what could possibly emerge as a ...
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How m.Paani is helping kirana stores in India thrive during the Covid-19 lockdown

Startup NEWS, April 13, 2020

1. Zoom bugs fetch $5-30k on Dark Web Video meet app Zoom has become a treasure trove for hackers who ...
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Startup NEWS, April 11, 2020

1. BankBazaar raises Rs 29 crore from Amazon, other investors Financial services marketplace BankBazaar has raised Rs 29 crore as ...
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Startup NEWS, April 09, 2020

1. Vedantu Bags $12.5 Mn From Legend Capital, Omidyar To Ride The Edtech Boom Bengaluru-based online tutoring startup Vedantu has ...
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Startup NEWS, April 08, 2020

1. Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion of his Square stake for COVID-19 relief efforts Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey ...
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Startup NEWS, April 07, 2020

1. Airbnb secures $1 billion investment from Silver Lake, Sixth Street Airbnb said on Monday private equity firms Silver Lake ...
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TikTok emerges most downloaded social media app

Startup NEWS, April 06, 2020

1. Meddo Health launches tele-consult platform for free to all doctors amid coronavirus crisis Meddo Health has launched an advanced ...
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Bigbasket, Flipkart look to hire cabs for deliveries

Startup NEWS, April 03, 2020

1. Sachin Bansal, others pump in over Rs 3,000 crore in Navi Technologies Navi Technologies, the financial services holding company ...
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nvestors tell Indian startups to ‘prepare for the worst’ as COVID-19 uncertainty continues

Startup NEWS, April 02, 2020

1. The startup ecosystem gets its ACT together, sets up fund to help fight COVID-19 The startup industry, in yet ...
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Energy Tech Unicorn RigUp Latest Startup To Lay Off In Austin

Startup NEWS, April 01, 2020

1. Vericool raises $19.1 million for its plant-based packaging replacement for plastic coolers Vericool, a Livermore, Calif.-based startup that’s replacing ...
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Unacademy acquires Kreatryx to focus on engineering segment

Startup NEWS, Mar 31, 2020

1. From Flipkart to Uber, startups unite to deliver essentials E-commerce, logistics and ride-hailing firms are putting in place several ...
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How countries are using technology to fight coronavirus

Startup NEWS, Mar 30, 2020

1. Unicorn India Announces First Close Of INR 400 Cr Fund II Mumbai-based venture fund Unicorn India Ventures has announced ...
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iPhone makers suspend India production due to lockdown

Startup NEWS, Mar 27, 2020

1. iPhone makers suspend India production due to lockdown Foxconn and Wistron have suspended all production at their Indian plants ...
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Video streaming services like Netflix

Startup NEWS, Mar 26, 2020

1. Tackling the virus: Big tech, ecomm pitch in for PM Innovate Challenge Technology companies such as Microsoft, Intel, Amazon ...
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Startup NEWS, Mar 25, 2020

1. BigBasket buys micro delivery startup DailyNinja BigBasket said it has acquired micro-delivery startup DailyNinja to consolidate its subscription delivery ...
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Edtech firms reap dividend as schools, universities go online

Startup NEWS, Mar 24, 2020

1. Edtech firms reap dividend as schools, universities go online Educational technology companies are taking online education to the next ...
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Venture capital hustle on hold

Startup NEWS, Mar 23, 2020

1. Govt launches chatbot on WhatsApp to create awareness about coronavirus The Ministry of Health and MyGov, along with WhatsApp, ...
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5G Testing Lab To Be Free For IoT Startups

Startup NEWS, Mar 21, 2020

1. Zoho Reports INR 516 Cr Profit For FY 2019 Chennai and California-based software-as-a-services startup, Zoho Corp, has managed to ...
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WhatsApp for virus info blitz

Startup NEWS, Mar 20, 2020

1. TikTok donates $3 million to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s charity feeding kids affected by school closures The social media giant TikTok ...
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HR tech startup EngageRocket nets $2.1m to expand in Southeast Asia

Startup NEWS, Mar 19, 2020

1. Sequoia seeks to raise $7 billion for new funds as markets reel Sequoia Capital is seeking to raise about ...
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SoftBank lays ground to abandon $3 billion WeWork tender offer: Sources

Startup NEWS, Mar 18, 2020

1. Space tech startup Agnikul gets Rs 23.4 crore Space technology startup Agnikul has raised Rs 23.4 crore in pre-series ...
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Paytm hires former Coverfox CEO

Startup NEWS, Mar 17, 2020

1. LGT Lightstone Aspada leads $7M funding round in micro-lender SmartCoin Bengaluru-headquartered micro-lending startup SmartCoin has raised about $7 million ...
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Startup founders see VC funding drought

Startup NEWS, Mar 16, 2020

1. AI firm Entropik Tech seeks $10 million Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Entropik Technologies is in discussions to raise a ...
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Bill Gates leaves Microsoft’s board

Startup NEWS, Mar 14, 2020

1. Startup founders are building companies on WhatsApp Companies like shoe brand Portblue, AI e-commerce company Sorabel and Sama, an ...
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Flipkart asks employees to work from home

Startup NEWS, Mar 13, 2020

1. Airtel acquires stake in fitness startup Spectacom Global Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has acquired a ...
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Startup NEWS, Mar 12, 2020

1. FamPay Bags $4.7Mn Seed Funding To Build Fintech Platform For Teenagers Y Combinator, Venture Highway, Sequoia are among the ...
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Startup NEWS, Mar 11, 2020

1. Insurance AI startup Synthesized raises $2.8M from IQ Capital and Mundi Ventures Synthesized is a U.K. startup that tries ...
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Startup NEWS, Mar 07, 2020

1. As coronavirus pandemic spreads, demand for remote-work startups spikes The remote-work boom was recently highlighted in Zoom’s earnings report ...
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Startup NEWS, Mar 06, 2020

1. Spend software startup Airbase adds $23.5M to its Series A as it posts quick growth This morning Airbase, a ...
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Startup NEWS, Mar 05, 2020

1. SoftBank-backed Indian startup Oyo to cut 5,000 jobs globally4 Oyo said on Wednesday it is laying off 5,000 people ...
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Startup NEWS, Mar 04, 2020

1. $75M legal startup Atrium shuts down, lays off 100 Justin Kan’s hybrid legal software and law firm startup Atrium ...
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Spinny raises Rs 315 crore

Startup NEWS, Mar 03, 2020

1. Google’s self-driving unit Waymo raises $2.25B in its first external investment Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, said on ...
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Startup NEWS, Mar 02, 2020

1. Microsoft Ventures, Honeywell in talks to invest $40 million in software startup FarEye Logistics startup FarEye is in talks ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 29, 2020

1. Newlab and The Boston Globe team up to launch AI tools startup Applied XLabs Applied XLabs is a new ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 28, 2020

1. Sequoia India leads $16 Mn round in Qure.ai Healthcare AI firm Qure.ai has secured $16 million in a fresh ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 27, 2020

1. Roblox raises $150M Series G, led by Andreessen Horowitz, now valued at $4B Online gaming platform Roblox, now home ...
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Blockchain security startup CoolBitX

Startup NEWS, Feb 26, 2020

1. Blockchain security startup CoolBitX raises $16.75M Series B CoolBitX, a blockchain security startup based in Taiwan, announced today it ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 25, 2020

1. Revolut raises $500 million at a $5.5 billion valuation Fintech startup Revolut is raising a large Series D round ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 24, 2020

1. $70M funding may take Khatabook valuation to $300M Accounting services provider Khatabook, which helps merchants record and track business ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 22, 2020

1. Paytm Bank partners with Ola & Uber to issue FASTags to one lakh drivers Paytm Payments Bank said it ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 21, 2020

1. Udemy raises $50 million at $2 billion valuations: Co-founder Biyani narrates how the startup almost died several times Udemy, ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 20, 2020

1. Ed-tech startup Unacademy raises new funds, now valued at $510 million Education technology startup Unacademy has raised $110 million ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 19, 2020

1. Reliance Invests $19.6 Mn In JioSaavn To Take On International Competition With the likes of Spotify and YouTube Music ...
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World V launches Rs 100 cr fund for Indian startups

Startup NEWS, Feb 18, 2020

1. Bezos launches $10B fund to combat climate change His company is often criticized for its environmental record, but Jeff ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 17, 2020

1. Indian Startups Can List In Overseas Markets Soon, Confirms Ministry Soon, Indian startups will be able to list directly ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 15, 2020

1. Google in talks with publishers to pay for premium content: Sources Google is in discussions on deals to pay ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 14, 2020

1. Tesla plans to raise $2B in the stock offering Tesla Inc made an about-turn on Thursday by announcing plans ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 13, 2020

1. Coding Ninjas Bags $5.2 Mn From Info Edge To Expand Operations New Delhi-based edtech startup Coding Ninjas, on Wednesday ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 12, 2020

1. Titan acquires Hyderabad wearables startup HUG Innovations Leading Indian diversified watchmaker Titan acquired Hyderabad-based wearable and IoT platform startup ...
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Impala raises $20 million to build the API

Startup NEWS, Feb 11, 2020

1. Impala raises $20 million to build the API of the hotel industry Impala has raised another round of funding ...
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Facebook has acquired Scape Technologies

Startup NEWS, Feb 10, 2020

1. Facebook has acquired Scape Technologies, the London-based computer vision startup Scape Technologies, the London-based computer vision startup working on ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 08, 2020

1. Over 4.5L card records from India uploaded on Darknet A database containing more than 450,000 payment card details of ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 07, 2020

1. Why Astra built a space startup and rocket factory in Silicon Valley There’s a new launch startup in the ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 06, 2020

1. Instamojo acquires Times Internet-owned digital commerce startup GetMeAShop The acquisition will allow Instamojo, which was founded in 2012, to ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 05, 2020

1. Real estate startup Homie plans to expand to more cities with $23 million in Series B funding Homie has ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 04, 2020

1. Govt invites startup ideas and innovative solutions to local problems To promote entrepreneurship in India, the Ministry of Micro, ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 03, 2020

1. Amazon, Flipkart may approach govt for clarification on Budget proposal Amazon India and Flipkart are studying the Budget proposal ...
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Startup NEWS, Feb 01, 2020

1. Budget 2020: What 5G, AI, Startups and Technology Initiatives in India Can Expect The Union Budget 2020 is expected ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 31, 2020

1. Tencent’s now the Alibaba of the Indian startup scene Chinese tech behemoth Tencent has emerged as the biggest Chinese ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 30, 2020

1. Startups that burn investor money, disappear won’t get a second chance: Ratan Tata Tata, who also invests in startups, ...
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BattRE Launches IOT-Connected Electric Scooter On Amazon

Startup NEWS, Jan 29, 2020

1. HDFC plans to invest Rs 100 crore per year in tech startups: Deepak Parekh MortgaIndia’s ge finance major HDFC is ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 28, 2020

1. NASA taps startup Axiom Space for the first habitable commercial module for the Space Station NASA has selected Houston-based ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 27, 2020

1. 11 Business Leaders Get Padma Awards On Republic Day The Indian government on the occasion of 71st Republic Day ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 25, 2020

1. Sequoia’s startup bet intact, to raise a record $1.3 billion for new India fund  Capital India has sounded out ...
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Social Media Analytics

Startup NEWS, Jan 24, 2020

1. SEBI To Use Social Media Analytics, Tools To Track Fraudulent Activities The statement came after SEBI had reportedly said ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 23, 2020

1. Indian bike rental startup Bounce raises $105M Bounce, a Bangalore-based startup that operates over 15,000 electric and gasoline docked ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 22, 2020

1. Google CEO Sundar Pichai calls for regulation of artificial intelligence Pichai’s comments suggest the company may be hoping to ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 21, 2020

1. Zomato Acquires Uber Eats Food Delivery Business In India As speculated for months now, Zomato has finally acquired Uber ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 20, 2020

1. UC Browser Launches UC Drive Cloud Storage Service For Indian Market Alibaba’s UCWeb, which is known for its mobile ...
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Wipro Ventures announces $150M Fund II to invest in enterprise startups

Startup NEWS, Jan 18, 2020

1. Wipro Ventures announces $150M Fund II to invest in enterprise startups The investment arm of one of India’s largest ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 17, 2020

1. Hyundai and Kia put over $110M into UK electric delivery vehicles startup Arrival Korean auto giants Hyundai and Kia ...
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Airbus signs contract with Bengaluru startup

Startup NEWS, Jan 16, 2020

1. Modi-Bezos Meet May Be Cancelled Tech giant Amazon’s CEO and founder Jeff Bezos may not be able to meet ...
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Oyo to shut doors on 2,400 Indian staffers

Startup NEWS, Jan 15, 2020

1. Amazon’s Indian Units Get INR 1715 Cr Infusion Ahead Of Jeff Bezos’ Visit At a time when Amazon is ...
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Microsoft Chooses 54 Startup

Startup NEWS, Jan 14, 2020

1. Microsoft Chooses 54 Startups To Strengthen Ecosystem In India Microsoft’s ‘Highway to a Hundred Unicorns,’ an initiative to help ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 13, 2020

1. India’s fast-growing startups cut employee costs Fast-growing internet startups with high cash-burn rates have started downsizing staff — after ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 11, 2020

1. Boeing’s ousted CEO departs with $62 million, even without severance pay. Boeing Co’s ousted chief executive officer, Dennis Muilenburg, ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 10, 2020

1.’Technology is an enabler that helps in the optimization of costs, and isn’t a job stealer’ Technology is an enabler ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 09, 2020

1. Inshorts launches location-based social network Public, logs a whopping 10 Mn users within 6 months. Location-based social network Public ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 08, 2020

1.GitHub, Mozilla, and Cloudflare appeal to India to be transparent about changes in its intermediary liability rules. Microsoft’s GitHub, Mozilla, ...
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Launches Echo Auto In India

Startup NEWS, Jan 07, 2020

1. Amazon Launches Echo Auto In India; Brings Alexa To Rivian EVs US-based global tech giant Amazon unveiled its plans ...
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Samsung Restarts Smart TV Production

Startup NEWS, Jan 06, 2020

1. Baidu CEO makes first India trip as it catches up with Alibaba, Tencent Robin Li, the founder, and chief ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 04, 2020

1. Government approves 2,636 new charging stations in 62 cities: Prakash Javadekar The government has given sanction for setting up ...
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Xiaomi to invest $7 billion in 5G

Startup NEWS, Jan 03, 2020

1. Xiaomi to invest $7 billion in 5G, AI and IoT over the next 5 years Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 02, 2020

1. Bike-sharing startup Mobike loses more than 200,000 dockless bikes to theft and vandalism in 2019 Mobike, a Chinese bike-sharing ...
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Startup NEWS, Jan 01, 2020

1. Over 1.15 Cr FASTags Issued Since Implementation: Govt Since the demonetization of 2016, there has been rampant growth in ...
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Skill Development Courses

Startup NEWS, Dec 31, 2019

1. India To Allow Huawei & Others To Participate In 5G Trials Amid US Pressure Amid the rising demand for ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 30, 2019

1. Indian Oil Partners With Two Startups To Start Doorstep Delivery For Fuel With Zomato, Swiggy, Grofers, Amazon, Dunzon and ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 24, 2019

1. Tata Group Looks To Acquire 49% Stake In Walmart’s Indian B2B Biz Indian multinational conglomerate, Tata Group, is reportedly ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 23, 2019

1. Apple Opens Lucrative Bug Bounty Programme to the Public, Details Rules The iPhone maker’s bug bounty program sees maximum ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 21, 2019

1. India Shuts Down Internet More Than Any Country In The World: Report India has the second-highest number of internet ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 20, 2019

1. Facebook Acquired a Startup to Build a Live Shopping Feature The acquisition by Facebook wasn’t announced, but the small ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 19, 2019

1. Drone delivery startup Manna boosts seed funding ahead of launch in Ireland For Manna, a B2B drone delivery “as-a-service” ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 18, 2019

1. Why 2019 was a good year for startups The first half of 2019 saw $3.9 billion invested across 292 ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 17, 2019

1. Chinese electronics makers dent Apple & Samsung’s business in India Among the Japanese brands, Panasonic’s net loss widened to ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 16, 2019

1. Union Budget 2020: Sitharaman To Seek Inputs From Startups On Economic Revival As the countdown to the Union Budget ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 14, 2019

1. Chinese Giants Xiaomi and Shunwei Capital May Invest $75 Mn in Bike Start-up Rapido: report Chinese giants Xiaomi and ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 13, 2019

1. Arjun Kapoor Turns Entrepreneur, Invests in Home-made Food Delivery Startup with Focus on Gender Parity Actor Arjun Kapoor has ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 12, 2019

1. Startup India Fund Of Funds: Govt To Deploy INR 10K Cr By 2025 With the increasing number of startups ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 11, 2019

1. Electric Revolution: The Startups Driving India’s EV Ambition India’s transport and mobility landscape have changed so dramatically in the ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 10, 2019

1. MX Player Most Exciting And Scary Investment For Us: Times Internet’s Miten Sampat Miten Sampat, the chief strategy officer ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 9, 2019

1. BharatNet-II Deploys 18,000 Km Optical Fibre Network In Ten Months In Gujarat Under the BharatNet-II initiative, the government said ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 7, 2019

1. 800+ Dishes, 140K Meals: How RoboChef Is Eliminating Human Chefs From The Restaurant Industry Chennai-based RoboChef claims to be ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 6, 2019

1. Govt Says 194 Defence Tech Startups Under ‘Startup India’; Reveals iDEX Data These startups are working in aeronautics, aerospace ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 5, 2019

1. Oppo takes startup route to build local services; says filed 5G patents from India The handset maker had recently ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 4, 2019

1. UPI cash withdrawals in Bank of India soon Public sector lender Bank of India (BoI) has already introduced this ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 3, 2019

1. Cyber Monday shoppers on track to hit a record $9.4 billion, Adobe Analytics says.  As of 9:00 a.m. New ...
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Startup NEWS, Dec 2, 2019

1. IT services, tech startups put India on route to AI: ETILC For artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 29, 2019

1. P&G India Launches $27.9 Mn Fund To Support Cleantech Startups P&G said that the fund is in line with ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 28, 2019

1. This Indian startup is offering a ‘sleep internship’ where you can nap for 9 hours and get paid ₹1 ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 27, 2019

 1. Amazon deal flop: New York governor called ’embarrassment’ in flood of hate mail The three-term Democratic governor’s office was ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 26, 2019

1. WhatsApp Invests $250,000 Into Indian Startup Ecosystem The investment will provide 500 startups approved by the Department of Industrial ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 25, 2019

1. Paytm gets $1 billion top-up in the latest financing round Paytm said it had raised $1 bn in a ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 23, 2019

1. These 22-year-old space tech enthusiasts have their eyes on the moon Starting off in May 2018, Pixxel claims to ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 22, 2019

1. OYO appoints Betsy Atkins as an independent director As an independent member of the board, Betsy will play a ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 21, 2019

1. Chinese VCs bring what money can’t buy for startups Chinese investors are connecting portfolio firms to other investors from ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 20, 2019

1. TikTok is aiming at a bigger audience than U.S. Senators For TikTok to be a true success, it needs ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 19, 2019

1. Jeff Bezos to visit India in January may meet PM Modi The Amazon chief is likely to make a ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 18, 2019

1. Telegram takes off in India as startups drive adoption According to Prabhu Ram, Head, Industry Intelligence Group at CyberMedia ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 15, 2019

1. India second in seeking user information from Facebook Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 14, 2019

1. From Oyo to Uber, how SoftBank’s $100 billion has left the startup ecosystem weaker Flush with cash, entrepreneurs operated ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 13, 2019

1. From Oyo to Uber, how SoftBank’s $100 billion left workers in a hole Many young companies used SoftBank’s cash ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 12, 2019

1. Paytm plans to invest Rs 500 crore in tech startups The company said it expects to employ technology across ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 11, 2019

1. Alibaba Singles’ Day sales touch $1 billion in 1 minute, $16.3 billion in less than 90 minutes Alibaba is ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 9, 2019

1. Fret no more. Flying taxis may soon help you beat traffic congestion German developer Lilium has announced that their ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 8, 2019

1. Tech Mahindra and Israeli startup Atidot collaborate on AI-based insurance solution Through this partnership, the companies will provide a ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 7, 2019

1. Bull run for private technology funding market coming to an end: Softbank’s Deep Nishar Nishar said the debacle at ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 6, 2019

1. Inside the high-stakes race to build the world’s first flying taxi Lilium, which has raised more than $100 million ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 5, 2019

1. Cheating case against Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal, 6 others The complainant, a Bengaluru hotelier, had alleged that Oyo had ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 4, 2019

1. The real reason why Uber moved in: To simplify tax math Earlier this month, Uber restructured and moved its ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 2, 2019

1. Flipkart’s FY19 revenue up 42% to Rs 43,615 crore In the previous financial year, Flipkart Group’s total revenue increased ...
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Startup NEWS, Nov 1, 2019

1. Paytm Mall’s loses contract 35% in FY19, revenue up 25% While Paytm’s e-commerce unit was able to show a ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 31, 2019

1. Hyundai, Kia’s $300 million funding in Ola and its electric arm gets CCI nod The CCI had initially deemed ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 30, 2019

1. DPIIT to soon approach cabinet for Startup India Vision 2024 The department has proposed measures like easing regulatory requirements ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 26, 2019

1. Early Diwali hurts Amazon’s Q3 growth According to analysts, Amazon and rival Flipkart sold goods worth $3 billion, or ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 25, 2019

1. Tech Mahindra collaborates with Quantoz on blockchain as a service The solution, Quasar, will also enable the integration of ...
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Startup NEWS Oct 24, 2019

Startup NEWS, Oct 24, 2019

1. Google Pay net jumps 83% to Rs 33 lakh The firm also reported a jump of 100% in its ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 23, 2019

1. Uber Technologies will not dial down on its food delivery service-Uber Eats in India Earlier this month, ET reported ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 22, 2019

1. Walmart CEO writes to PM, seeks a stable business environment The letter comes in wake of Flipkart and rival ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 21, 2019

1. Amazon, Flipkart will take at least a year to build supply chain capabilities: BigBasket’s Hari Menon “This is very ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 19, 2019

1. Rajiv Bajaj scorns at EV startups, launches electric Chetak He was talking at the launch of their company’s Chetak ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 18, 2019

1. OYO announces the launch of an online travel portal for travel agents Over the course of the last four ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 17, 2019

1. Cars24 has closed $100 million in Series D funding Lead investors Unbound and KCK Global put in $25 million ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 16, 2019

1. Uber India lays off 10-15% of its staff, ops may be hit These terminations will impact all of Uber’s ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 15, 2019

1. Ratan Tata to invest in Tork Motors Tork Motors is gearing up to launch its flagship electric motorcycle in ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 14, 2019

1. Paytm to cut losses by 33% to $400 million: Vijay Shekhar Sharma Paytm has completely cut incentives on P2P ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 12, 2019

1. Ad-tech startup OneOneDay raises $1.3 million in pre-series A round The company lets users watch ads that they like ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 11, 2019

1. InnovationQore launches in India with Rs 50 crore funding start InnovationQore is in talks to raise more from private ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 10, 2019

1. Eye on India, Inventus Cap closes third fund at Rs 369 crore The latest investment vehicle has been backed ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 9, 2019

1. Government to fund 100 startups to use its translation platform MeitY has started work on a natural language translation ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 8, 2019

1. Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal investing $700 m in $1.5-B fresh round Investment to be routed via RA Hospitality and ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 7, 2019

1. Bansal, Poonawallas to invest Rs 100 crore in lending company U Gro U Gro will use the funds to ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 5, 2019

1. Paytm First Games raises $20 million for expansion This fund-raise will support the company’s ambition to scale its operations, ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 4, 2019

1. Startups turn to AI improve teaching quality at government-run schools The quality of teaching, especially English-language education in government ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 3, 2019

1. Startups have it easy for defence deals up to Rs 150 cr While startups can bid for smaller deals, ...
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Startup NEWS, Oct 1, 2019

1. Rolls-Royce announces the first cohort of its Startup Accelerator Programme The final startups were identified through a rigorous selection ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 30, 2019

1. Startups can find solutions to problems faced by India: Paytm senior executive “Entrepreneurs in India can identify any problem ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 27, 2019

1. Become profitable, stop gimmicks. Softbank’s Son gives ‘very public lesson’ to startup founders WeWork isn’t SoftBank’s first intervention. Its ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 26, 2019

1. Big tech regulation shouldn’t sweep up startups, Uber CEO says ​​Tough regulation could stifle innovation and block the next ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 25, 2019

1. Reliance-backed Haptik acquires conversational commerce platform Buzzo.ai Buzzo.ai joins Reliance Jio-backed Haptik to address the $80 billion voice commerce ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 24, 2019

1. Indian-origin entrepreneur’s startup leads London fintech boom Among fintech investment deals on a global level, London has taken top ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 23, 2019

1. Avataar Venture Partners to invest $300 million in B2B and SaaS companies Avataar Venture Partners will typically put in ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 21, 2019

1. Karnataka HC stops HipBar’s door delivery of booze Earlier in the year, HipBar filed a writ challenging the withdrawal ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 20, 2019

1. Paytm invests Rs 250 crore to boost its travel business The company claimed that it sells more than six ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 19, 2019

1. Big billions riding on small businesses Digitizing small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India is likely to be an ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 18, 2019

1. Tech companies launch ‘Hyderabad Fintech Forum’ Hyderabad Fintech Forum (HFF), a platform for the exchange of ideas on technology ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 17, 2019

1. Flipkart announces the partnership with Japanese brand Miniso MINISO India plans to bring their merchandise ranging from household and ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 16, 2019

1. Deep tech startups win over ‘patient’ VC funds VCs have been pooling in more money in a higher number ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 13, 2019

1. Indian ethical hacker helps Uber fix a flaw in its app that exposed user numbers, email. Anand Prakash is ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 12, 2019

1. Former Discovery India head’s EdTech startup raises $10 million in Series A round Nexus Venture Partners, Omidyar Network India, ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 11, 2019

1. Amazon opens its homepage to display ads WATCH OUT: Firm is in a race with Google and Facebook for ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 10, 2019

1. SoftBank pushes WeWork to postpone its contentious IPO SoftBank has invested a total of about $10.65 billion into the New ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 9, 2019

1. Singapore has become a fulcrum for India’s economic policies: S Jaishankar Around 20 percent of India’s investments came from ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 7, 2019

1. India’s domestic market for computer services to grow faster than exports: UN report The first-ever Digital Economy Report said the ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 6, 2019

1. Google adds UPI as a new payment option on Play Store  The addition of UPI as a payment option on ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 5, 2019

1. UPI transactions top 900 million in August  July saw 822 million transactions; use may touch 1 billion in the upcoming ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 4, 2019

1. Matrix leads first funding round in neo bank Yelo  BENGALURU: New-age digital banking services provider Yelo has raised its first ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 3, 2019

1.E-TAILERS LOOK TO BEAT SLOWDOWN BLUES RIDING ON FESTIVE HIGHS Flipkart will kick off the season sale by holding its ...
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Startup NEWS, Sep 2, 2019

1. Goa govt certifies 17 startups under state policy The announcement was made by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant while chairing ...
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Startup NEWS, August 30, 2019

1. Flipkart close to investing $40M in logistics startup Shadowfax If the deal goes through, it will be Flipkart’s third ...
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Startup NEWS, August 29, 2019

1. Flipkart partners with Authentic Brands to license and distribute Nautica in India The Flipkart group, which includes Flipkart.com and ...
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Startup NEWS, August 28, 2019

1. VCs ready tools to plant seeds in startup ground According to startup industry tracker Tracxn, the money poured into ...
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Startup NEWS, August 27, 2019

1. Cred closes $120m round as valuation jumps to $450m Freecharge founder Kunal Shah, who launched Cred as his second ...
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Startup NEWS, August 26, 2019

1. Govt & entrepreneurs discuss the state of play in startup world Union minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal ...
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Startup NEWS, August 24, 2019

1. Fly high, without fear: Ministers to startups IT minister Prasad salutes entrepreneurial spirit of young Indians; commerce minister Goyal ...
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Startup NEWS, August 23, 2019

1. Small startups with turnover up to Rs 25 cr to get promised tax holiday: CBDT The turnover limit for ...
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Startup NEWS, August 22, 2019

1. Small startups may not get promised tax holiday The exemptions are subject to the startup meeting conditions specified by ...
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Startup NEWS, August 21, 2019

1. Internet can solve problems that have never been solved before: Vidit Aatrey, Founder, Meesho Once people figure out the ...
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Startup NEWS, August 20, 2019

1. Accel leads $8m round in goal-setting startup Ally The company plans to use the fresh capital to build its ...
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Startup NEWS, August 19, 2019

1. Paytm rejigs its top deck, CFO Madhur Deora named President The Citigroup veteran, who joined the digital payments company ...
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Startup NEWS, August 14, 2019

1. Fintech counts on content to keep investors hooked Fintech startups offering stocks and mutual fund investments are leaning on ...
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Startup NEWS, August 13, 2019

1. VCs set out to raise fresh capital in India There are close to a dozen seed and series A ...
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Startup NEWS, August 12, 2019

1. Ant Financial may set terms for Zomato’s $500 million round When Zomato last raised capital from Ant Financial, it ...
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Startup NEWS, August 9, 2019

1. Top VCs cut big cheques for idea stage startups Returning entrepreneurs, who have been a rare breed in India, ...
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Startup NEWS, August 8, 2019

1. UPI usage soars, but Paytm share sinks Company cedes market share to Google Pay, PhonePe which registered around 300 ...
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Startup NEWS, August 7, 2019

1. SoftBank looks to move on with Indian mobility sector SoftBank’s interest in the new mobility space can be gauged ...
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Startup NEWS, August 6, 2019

1. BlackRock is back to lead $53 million round in GoWork GoWork will use the proceeds towards expansion, marketing and ...
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Startup NEWS, August 5, 2019

1. Myntra ex-chief Narayanan may check into Medlife as CEO Former Myntra-Jabong CEO Ananth Narayanan is finalising a move to ...
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Startup NEWS, August 03, 2019

1. Amazon Web Service to help startups in social sectors Rahul Sharma, president-public sector (India) of Amazon Internet Services Private ...
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Startup NEWS, August 02, 2019

1. Walmart likely to soon put $50 million into NinjaCart NinjaCart, which raised $90 million in a financing round led ...
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Startup NEWS, August 01, 2019

1. In Kerala, India’s space tech startups prepare for lift off Known for its tranquil backwaters and palm-lined beaches, the ...
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Startup NEWS, July 31, 2019

1. Uber cuts 400 jobs globally, 20-25 in India After debuting in May at $45 for the initial public offering ...
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Startup NEWS, July 30, 2019

1. PhonePe gets a Rs 698 crore topup from Singapore parent The battle in the digital payments space has intensified, ...
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Startup NEWS, July 29, 2019

1. Udaan to raise $500 million, valuation may climb 2x to $2.2 billion Udaan, an online marketplace that caters to ...
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Startup NEWS, July 26, 2019

1. Bank of Baroda to chase 1,000 startups with loans The bank hopes that they can these extra services will ...
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Startup NEWS, July 25, 2019

1. 254 startups get Rs 1,700 crore investment from AFI  As many as 254 startups have received investment to the ...
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Startup NEWS, July 24, 2019

1. Crypto startups say panel clueless about ledger technology The committee, led by Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Garg, has proposed jail ...
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Startup NEWS, July 23, 2019

1. TPG leads $50m round in Five Star Business Finance  #Fintech continues to hold the attention of investors with NBFC Five ...
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Startup NEWS, July 22, 2019

1. Signed, sealed, Delhivered: ET Startup Awards 2019 zeroes in on the best of Indian startups  Logistics and supply chain ...
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Startup NEWS, July 20, 2019

1. ShopClues lays off 200 people to cut costs  #E-commerce platform ShopClues has laid off about 200 employees as it ...
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Startup NEWS, July 19, 2019

1. India’s startup scene isn’t as sexy as China’s, but it’s growing  #India’s four largest unicorns are in online payments, #e-commerce, ...
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Startup NEWS, 18 July, 2019

1. New boost for UK and India’s startup sectors The Go Global programme is a successful innovation scheme supporting #startups to ...
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Startup NEWS, 17 July, 2019

1. TikTok parent eyeing content startup deals in big push into India ByteDance plans to replicate its China playbook in ...
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Startup NEWS, 16 July, 2019

1. ET Startup Awards 2019: Feting the best among entrepreneurs  The awards are in eight categories, including the #Startup of ...
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Startup NEWS, July 15, 2019

1. Fusion energy startups see renewables leaving a gap in power market Countries with limited space and poor solar conditions like ...
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Startup NEWS, July 12, 2019

1. Samsung invests in four startups, has plans to fund 100 more  The company has already lined up its next few ...
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Startup NEWS, July 11, 2019

1. Tiger Global fuels India’s startup boom with deal-making spree SoftBank Group Corp. and its Vision Fund, for instance, have invested ...
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Startup NEWS, 9 July, 2019

1. Kerala to hold women startup summit  Kerala has 13 per cent of women participation in the #technology #startup ecosystem and ...
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Startup NEWS, 8 July, 2019

1. After Budget 2019, more good news in works for startups  A new set of tax return forms, aimed at saving ...
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Startup NEWS, July 6, 2019

1. Startups in dire need of regulatory clarity  Survey makes a case for an optimal #tax policy. For this, getting the ...
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Startup NEWS, July 5, 2019

1. Startups in dire need of regulatory clarity  Survey makes a case for an optimal tax policy. For this, getting ...
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Startup NEWS, July 4, 2019

1. Dubai sets sight on Indian startups to become innovation hub  Looking to transform itself into an innovation #hub, Dubai is ...
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Startup NEWS, July 3, 2019

1. Startups, investors want IP clause reworked in Space Activities Bill According to the draft bill issued in 2017, the ...
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Startup NEWS, July 2, 2019

1. Startups use rating tech to keep wards, hostels spic ’n’ span  Nishant Kukreti stays in a student hostel in ...
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Startup NEWS, July 01, 2019

1. What DVRs mean for startups and entrepreneurs While the industry awaits further clarity on issues, the move is being seen ...
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Startup NEWS, June 28, 2019

1. Startups cheer differential voting rights  #Indian #startups have welcomed markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi’s) approval for ...
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Startup NEWS, June 27, 2019

1. RBI sets 24-hr timeframe to bring back payment data processed out of India  These directives were applicable not only to ...
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Startup NEWS, June 26, 2019

1. Exempt startup listings from profitability rule: RBI panel Panel also said it should facilitate dual-class or differential voting rights ...
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Startup NEWS, June 25, 2019

1. CureFit goals stay on track with a $120 million round #Health and fitness startup #CureFit has closed a #$120 million ...
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Startup NEWS, June 24, 2019

1. Binny Bansal offloads $76 million worth Flipkart shares to Walmart arm  A #year after Walmart acquired the business he ...
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Startup NEWS, June 22, 2019

1. SoftBank fund begins talks to back health startup CureFit  SoftBank Vision Fund is in discussions to invest over $200 ...
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Startup NEWS, June 21, 2019

1. AI frm Active.ai raises $3 million AI #startup Active.ai has raised $3 million from Innocell, the venture capital arm of ...
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STARTUP News, June 19, 2019

1. BENGALURU IMPROVES STARTUP RANKING : GENOME REPORT In an acknowledgement of the city’s rapid growth, #Bengaluru has moved up two ...
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