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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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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04 Oct 2019

1. Startups turn to AI improve teaching quality at government-run schools The quality of teaching, especially English-language education in government schools across the country, has always been a pain point. The key is in sustaining these initiatives over a period of time, which is where long-term partnerships will play…

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01 Oct 2019
Startup NEWS

1. Rolls-Royce announces the first cohort of its Startup Accelerator Programme The final startups were identified through a rigorous selection process, wherein they were evaluated on the basis of their ideas, capabilities and project fitment. The program will help accelerate data innovation and drive opportunities for collaborative disruption with…

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30 Sep 2019

1. Startups can find solutions to problems faced by India: Paytm senior executive “Entrepreneurs in India can identify any problem that they wish to work on and support the government,” Saurabh Jain, Build for India Head, Paytm said. About his company, the official said even though Paytm has been…

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26 Sep 2019

1. Big tech regulation shouldn’t sweep up startups, Uber CEO says ​​Tough regulation could stifle innovation and block the next wave of significant technology companies from even existing in the first place, Khosrowshahi said. Europe has led the charge on tech regulation for years, enacting landmark privacy regulation that…

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17 Sep 2019

1. Flipkart announces the partnership with Japanese brand Miniso MINISO India plans to bring their merchandise ranging from household and consumer goods and other non-durables to the 2GUD platform. The partnership will allow MINISO to extend its reach beyond its existing brick-and-mortar stores, into Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities,” the…

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13 Sep 2019

1. Indian ethical hacker helps Uber fix a flaw in its app that exposed user numbers, email. Anand Prakash is ranked among the top four bug bounty hunters on Uber globally, and the top one from India. Uber in a statement said that its bug bounty program has paid…

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11 Sep 2019

1. Amazon opens its homepage to display ads WATCH OUT: Firm is in a race with Google and Facebook for ad spends this festive season. Amazon has run campaigns with brands such as Citibank and Maruti Suzuki and is looking to acquire more large clients in the run-up to…

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09 Sep 2019

1. Singapore has become a fulcrum for India’s economic policies: S Jaishankar Around 20 percent of India’s investments came from Singapore and more than 9000 Indian companies were registered here, he noted. In 1992, India launched the India-Asian partnership and by 2005 “we” were members of the East Asia…

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