01 Jan 2020
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1. Shipfix raises $4.5M seed for its dry cargo shipping platform Shipfix, a relatively new startup aiming to drag the dry cargo shipping industry into the digital age, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. Leading the round is Idinvest Partners, with participation from Kima Ventures, The Family, Bpifrance…

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13 Dec 2019

1. Arjun Kapoor Turns Entrepreneur, Invests in Home-made Food Delivery Startup with Focus on Gender Parity Actor Arjun Kapoor has become an entrepreneur, investing in an emerging food delivery startup and said the focus is to bring a positive social change towards gender parity in society. The startup is…

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05 Dec 2019

1. Oppo takes startup route to build local services; says filed 5G patents from India The handset maker had recently inked agreements with Telangana and Kerala state governments to develop and support start-ups and entrepreneurs working in areas specific to image processing, battery, 5G networks, payments, Artificial Intelligence, and…

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15 Oct 2019

1. Ratan Tata to invest in Tork Motors Tork Motors is gearing up to launch its flagship electric motorcycle in the next few months. I place good value on the sound logic and the approach that the team at Tork Motors has taken,” Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata…

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14 Oct 2019

1. Google’s upcoming Pixelbook Go laptop Yet more details are emerging about the hardware Google LLC will unveil at its New York product event next Tuesday. The company is expected to debut the Pixel 4 and, with it, a successor to the 2017 Pixelbook laptop, the specifications of which…

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12 Oct 2019

1. Ad-tech startup OneOneDay raises $1.3 million in pre-series A round The company lets users watch ads that they like and pays them for it, with a portion of the earnings also going to a social cause of the user’s choice. OneOneDay said it would use the funding to…

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11 Oct 2019

1. OpsRamp beefs up alert capabilities with machine learning-based inference Hybrid cloud infrastructure management company OpsRamp Inc. today is updating its event management platform and intelligent correlation machine learning capabilities.In addition, the OpsRamp Fall 2019 also provides new multi-cloud infrastructure monitoring functions for Amazon Web Services Inc.’s and Google…

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10 Oct 2019

1. Pinterest launches a new ‘Lite’ app for emerging markets Pinterest is the latest tech company to introduce a “Lite” version of its mobile application to meet the needs of users in emerging markets. With Pinterest Lite, launched on Monday, users will benefit from a faster download and an…

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09 Oct 2019

1. Government to fund 100 startups to use its translation platform MeitY has started work on a natural language translation mission with government records as the initial database. The platform will be opened up for private use to allow big companies or startups to plug into it to offer…

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08 Oct 2019

1. Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal investing $700 m in $1.5-B fresh round Investment to be routed via RA Hospitality and financed by the $2-2.2b debt Oyo CEO had raised. “With the CCI approval now in place, the company will get a capital infusion of $1.5 billion for this mission,…

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