27 Apr 2020

1. Paytm in funding talks with Microsoft to build war chest Mumbai: Digital payments firm Paytm has held talks with US technology giant, Microsoft for fresh funding as the company looks to boost its war chest to fight growing competition in the sector, two people in the know said….

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21 Apr 2020

1. Guru Raises $30M From Accel, Slack & Others As Philly Startup Scene Heats Up Guru, a Philadelphia-based collaborative knowledge management software provider, has raised $30 million in a Series C funding round led by Accel. Existing backers including Emergence Capital, FirstMark Capital, Slack and Michael Dell’s MSD Capital…

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07 Apr 2020

1. Airbnb secures $1 billion investment from Silver Lake, Sixth Street Airbnb said on Monday private equity firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners will invest $1 billion in the U.S. home rental company, bolstering its finances at a time when the coronavirus outbreak has roiled the travel and…

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29 Feb 2020

1. Notivize makes it easier for non-technical teams to optimize app notifications A new startup called Notivize aims to give product teams direct access to one of their most important tools for increasing user engagement — notifications. The company has been testing the product with select customers since last…

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29 Feb 2020

1. Newlab and The Boston Globe team up to launch AI tools startup Applied XLabs Applied XLabs is a new startup building tools that can automate data-gathering for journalists — and eventually, for knowledge workers in other industries. The company is emerging from Brooklyn-based Newlab, with The Boston Globe…

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18 Feb 2020
World V launches Rs 100 cr fund for Indian startups

1. Bezos launches $10B fund to combat climate change His company is often criticized for its environmental record, but Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and the world’s richest man, said Monday that he was committing $10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate change. – Amazon’s carbon targets…

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17 Feb 2020

1. Mainframe data management startup Model9 raises $9M Israeli startup Model9 Ltd., which sells cloud data management services for mainframe users, is hoping to gain a bit more traction after landing $9 million in an early-stage round of funding led by Intel Capital. Stage One, North First Ventures and…

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29 Jan 2020
BattRE Launches IOT-Connected Electric Scooter On Amazon

1. HDFC plans to invest Rs 100 crore per year in tech startups: Deepak Parekh MortgaIndia’s ge finance major HDFC is mulling to invest up to Rs 100 crore per year in technology startups, its chairman Deepak Parekh said on Tuesday. The largest mortgage lender will install a dedicated team…

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27 Jan 2020
This Is How NEXA Plans To Enhance Customer Experience With AR Technology

1. Microsoft Admits It Accidentally Leaked 250 Million Customer Service Records Online Once the issue was brought to light, Microsoft engineers found a remedy that restricted the database, thereby, helping prevent unauthorized access. The highlighted issue was specific only to an internal database that makes use of support case…

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27 Jan 2020

1. 11 Business Leaders Get Padma Awards On Republic Day The Indian government on the occasion of 71st Republic Day on Sunday (January 26) honored Padma Awards to 11 industrialists and social entrepreneurs out of 118 eminent personalities across fields of art, trade and industry, literature and education, sports,…

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