31 Dec 2019
Indian tech startups raised a record $14.5B in 2019

1. Payment firm JCB partners with Keychain for blockchain business funds processing Japanese business to business payments processor JCB Co., Ltd. announced Friday a partnership with Singapore-based Keychain, a distributed ledger blockchain technology provider, to build out a payment processing network. JCB intends to use Keychain’s technology to increase…

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05 Nov 2019

1. Cheating case against Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal, 6 others The complainant, a Bengaluru hotelier, had alleged that Oyo had booked rooms but failed to pay any rent for the past five months duping him of Rs 35 lakh. Besides CEO Ritesh Agarwal, police have booked Head of Oyo…

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22 Oct 2019

1. Walmart CEO writes to PM, seeks a stable business environment The letter comes in wake of Flipkart and rival Amazon facing probes over alleged roles in predatory pricing. McMillon had met PM Modi in New York on September 25 during the PM’s visit to the US. Source: ET 2….

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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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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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02 Aug 2019

1. Walmart likely to soon put $50 million into NinjaCart NinjaCart, which raised $90 million in a financing round led by Tiger Global earlier this year, has held discussions with multiple large conglomerates for a potential investment. US retailing behemoth Walmart has committed to investing close to $50 million…

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25 Jul 2019

1. 254 startups get Rs 1,700 crore investment from AFI  As many as 254 startups have received investment to the tune of over Rs 1,700 crore from the SEBI-registered Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) and the central government has also set up a Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS) with…

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03 Sep 2016
Grow your Beauty and Wellness business with a Mobile App

Continuing with my previous post – Beauty and Wellness, which focuses on industry facts and figures, this post talks on how mobile technology can help your business grow exponentially. Well, so how do we go about this ? The answer is very simple – go Mobile !    …

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