25 Sep 2019

1. Reliance-backed Haptik acquires conversational commerce platform Buzzo.ai Buzzo.ai joins Reliance Jio-backed Haptik to address the $80 billion voice commerce market for enterprises globally Haptik will also leverage Buzzo.ai’s platform to power multilingual experiences for the next 500 million Indians that come online to shop. Source: ET 2. WeWork’s Adam…

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26 Aug 2019

1. Startup Tech Innovation Needs To Prioritise Inclusion, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad Speaking at a startup awards event organised by the Economic Times, the union minister for law & justice, communications, electronics and information technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Indian startups need to focus on creating and improving…

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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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06 Aug 2019

1. BlackRock is back to lead $53 million round in GoWork GoWork will use the proceeds towards expansion, marketing and scouting for potential acquisitions, according to Sudeep Singh, its chief executive. BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management company, has led a $53 million (about Rs 375 crore) debt financing…

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15 Jul 2019

1. Fusion energy startups see renewables leaving a gap in power market Countries with limited space and poor solar conditions like the UK, as well as places with rapidly expanding #power grids like #India are ideally suited for fusion. The #world needs explosive #growth in renewable #energy for the next…

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05 Jul 2019

1. Startups in dire need of regulatory clarity  Survey makes a case for an optimal tax policy. For this, getting the balance right is extremely critical to not drive away the #investors. Sector’s concerns related to angel tax and other issues must be addressed. The number of #startup registrations…

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04 Jul 2019

1. Dubai sets sight on Indian startups to become innovation hub  Looking to transform itself into an innovation #hub, Dubai is wooing entrepreneurs from India, the third biggest startup base in the world, to set up shops in the emirate. The hub organised roadshows at the #Indian #startup capital of…

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