13 Mar 2020
What is Covid-19, and how do we protect ourselves?

Novel coronavirus pneumonia is a dry cough without a runny nose. Wuhan virus (called COVID 19) gets killed at a temperature of 30–35 degrees.  This virus is large in size (about 400-500nm in diameter), so any normal mask should be able to stop it from spreading. The virus can…

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28 Feb 2020

1. Sequoia India leads $16 Mn round in Qure.ai Healthcare AI firm Qure.ai has secured $16 million in a fresh financing round led by Sequoia Capital India. Singapore-based MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia (SEA) also participated. Headquartered in Mumbai, Qure.ai has operations in the US. It will use the fresh…

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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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11 Feb 2020
Impala raises $20 million to build the API

1. Impala raises $20 million to build the API of the hotel industry Impala has raised another round of funding just a few months after raising an $11 million Series A round. This time, the startup is raising a $20 million Series B round led by Lakestar. Latitude Ventures…

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04 Feb 2020

1. Govt invites startup ideas and innovative solutions to local problems To promote entrepreneurship in India, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises is inviting ideas from startups, technocrats and students to come up with innovative solutions to local problems such as e-waste management, wastewater from households and…

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03 Feb 2020

1. Amazon, Flipkart may approach govt for clarification on Budget proposal Amazon India and Flipkart are studying the Budget proposal on levy of one percent TDS and may reach out to the government for clarifications. “We are studying the details and will reach out to the government for clarifications….

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06 Jan 2020
Samsung Restarts Smart TV Production

1. Baidu CEO makes first India trip as it catches up with Alibaba, Tencent Robin Li, the founder, and chief executive of Chinese search engine Baidu, has made his first-ever visit India, at a time when rival Chinese technology giants Alibaba and ByteDance are making inroads in the country….

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31 Dec 2019
Skill Development Courses

1. India To Allow Huawei & Others To Participate In 5G Trials Amid US Pressure Amid the rising demand for bringing the fifth-generation (5G) technology of mobile networks in India as soon as possible, the government is now looking to kick start the trials for this technology in India….

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18 Dec 2019

1. Applying big data analytics to patient records, OM1 offers insights to hospitals and pharma OM1, a big-data analytics company for the healthcare industry, has raised $50 million in its latest round of financing to expand its sales and marketing and product development activities as it brings clinical insights…

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17 Dec 2019

1. Chinese electronics makers dent Apple & Samsung’s business in India Among the Japanese brands, Panasonic’s net loss widened to ₹459 crores the last fiscal from ₹131 crores in FY18, while Sony India’s net profit dropped 6% to ₹101 crores. Among domestic brands, Intex posted a loss of ₹281…

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