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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24 Apr 2020

1. WhatsApp’s Struggles With Digital Payments Launch In India Could End Next Month Even the apex bank had also asked the NPCI to not allow WhatsApp Payments’ launch until it was fully compliant with the data localisation norm, last year. In November 2019, RBI had also informed the Supreme…

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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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06 Apr 2020
TikTok emerges most downloaded social media app

1. Meddo Health launches tele-consult platform for free to all doctors amid coronavirus crisis Meddo Health has launched an advanced tele consult platform for its doctors for free. According to a statement, with most outpatient care facilities not operational, many patients are not able to get clear health advice…

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25 Mar 2020

1. BigBasket buys micro delivery startup DailyNinja BigBasket said it has acquired micro-delivery startup DailyNinja to consolidate its subscription delivery business. The deal is estimated to value Bengaluru-based DailyNinja at around Rs 48 crore in stock, people aware of the matter told ET requesting anonymity. The online grocery delivery…

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26 Feb 2020
Blockchain security startup CoolBitX

1. Blockchain security startup CoolBitX raises $16.75M Series B CoolBitX, a blockchain security startup based in Taiwan, announced today it has raised a $16.75 million Series B led by returning investor SBI Holdings, a Japanese financial group. Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bitsonic, Monex Group, another Japanese financial group and Taiwan’s…

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17 Feb 2020

1. Indian Startups Can List In Overseas Markets Soon, Confirms Ministry Soon, Indian startups will be able to list directly in India and overseas markets, confirmed Atanu Chakraborty, secretary at the department of economic affairs (DAE) in the finance ministry. Speaking at an interactive session on ‘Budget and Beyond’…

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11 Feb 2020

1. Tesla ramps up solar tile roof installations in US, eyes China and Europe expansion Tesla appears to be ramping up installations of its solar tile roofs in the San Francisco Bay area and will eventually roll out to Europe and China, according to CEO Elon Musk, who, in…

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10 Feb 2020

1. Los Angeles-based SureSale is developing an independent certification service for used cars Donny Hall, the chief executive and co-founder of the used car certification service, SureSale, knows used cars. The serial entrepreneur built and sold a previous business, CarSure, which was an insurance plan for vehicle repairs. After…

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10 Feb 2020
Facebook has acquired Scape Technologies

1. Facebook has acquired Scape Technologies, the London-based computer vision startup Scape Technologies, the London-based computer vision startup working on location accuracy beyond the capabilities of GPS, has been acquired by Facebook, according to a regulatory filing. Full terms of the deal remain as yet unknown, although a Companies…

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