18 Sep 2019

1. Tech companies launch ‘Hyderabad Fintech Forum’ Hyderabad Fintech Forum (HFF), a platform for the exchange of ideas on technology in BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) space to enable and strengthen the start-up ecosystem and make unicorns from the city, was launched here on Tuesday. Principal secretary to…

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16 Sep 2019

1. Google advances cross-platform software development with Flutter, Dart updates Google LLC’s presence in the developer community can be felt far beyond the Android ecosystem. The search giant is responsible for TensorFlow, numerous cybersecurity tools and Flutter, the popular open-sourcing framework for building apps that work on multiple platforms….

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30 Aug 2019

1. Flipkart close to investing $40M in logistics startup Shadowfax If the deal goes through, it will be Flipkart’s third investment in the logistics space after earlier backing trucking platform BlackBuck and locker provider QikPod. Flipkart is close to investing around $40 million in logistics startup Shadowfax, as the…

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29 Aug 2019

1. Flipkart partners with Authentic Brands to license and distribute Nautica in India The Flipkart group, which includes Flipkart.com and two lifestyle portals Myntra and Jabong, will manage Nautica’s online and offline businesses in the country through a network of franchisees. Flipkart group has partnered with Authentic Brands to…

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27 Aug 2019

1. Cred closes $120m round as valuation jumps to $450m Freecharge founder Kunal Shah, who launched Cred as his second venture, has positioned the company as a platform for all forms of credit card bill payments. Fintech startup Cred has closed a $120 million funding round, led by existing…

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26 Aug 2019

1. Govt & entrepreneurs discuss the state of play in startup world Union minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal called on Swiggy Chief Operating Officer Vivek Sunder to deliberate on the ongoing fracas between restaurants and online food delivery platforms and draw up a solution swiftly. Union commerce…

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24 Aug 2019

1. Fly high, without fear: Ministers to startups IT minister Prasad salutes entrepreneurial spirit of young Indians; commerce minister Goyal says the honest have nothing to fear Piyush Goyal, minister for commerce and industry, had a clear message: Don’t try to evade taxes or find innovative workarounds to save…

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23 Aug 2019

1. Small startups with turnover up to Rs 25 cr to get promised tax holiday: CBDT The turnover limit for small startups claiming deduction is to be determined by the provisions of Section 80-IAC of the I-T Act and not from the DPIIT notification, CBDT said. The Central Board…

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20 Aug 2019

1. Accel leads $8m round in goal-setting startup Ally The company plans to use the fresh capital to build its team in India and Seattle, as well as accelerate sales. Ally, a goal-setting and execution management software startup, has raised $8 million, led by Accel, with participation from Founders…

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19 Aug 2019

1.BMW’s Increasing Investment in AI – Insights from an Interview with Sam Huang of BMW iVentures It takes more than technology to make businesses work. In fact, one of the most precious resources, besides the humans that run the organization, is capital to fund growth. In the areas at…

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