24 Mar 2020
Edtech firms reap dividend as schools, universities go online

1. Edtech firms reap dividend as schools, universities go online Educational technology companies are taking online education to the next level, as schools, colleges and coaching centers close down following the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Many students and professionals are signing up for online classes, for entrance exams…

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21 Mar 2020
5G Testing Lab To Be Free For IoT Startups

1. Zoho Reports INR 516 Cr Profit For FY 2019 Chennai and California-based software-as-a-services startup, Zoho Corp, has managed to make a profit of INR 516 Cr in the financial year 2019, ending March, noting a 26.3% hike from INR 408 Cr registered profit in FY 2018. The company’s…

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14 Mar 2020
Bill Gates leaves Microsoft’s board

1. Startup founders are building companies on WhatsApp Companies like shoe brand Portblue, AI e-commerce company Sorabel and Sama, an online recruitment platform for migrant workers, all started life using WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger to communicate with customers, onboard users and raise brand awareness. For many years, WeChat has…

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30 Jan 2020

1. Startups that burn investor money, disappear won’t get a second chance: Ratan Tata Tata, who also invests in startups, also said old-age businesses will recede and the young founders of innovative companies are the future leaders of the Indian industry. The comments from Tata come at a time…

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08 Jan 2020

1.GitHub, Mozilla, and Cloudflare appeal to India to be transparent about changes in its intermediary liability rules. Microsoft’s GitHub, Mozilla, and Cloudflare have urged India to be transparent about the amendments it is making to an upcoming law that could affect swathes of companies and the way more than…

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02 Jan 2020

1. Bike-sharing startup Mobike loses more than 200,000 dockless bikes to theft and vandalism in 2019 Mobike, a Chinese bike-sharing startup which later rebranded as Meituan Bike, announced it lost more than 200,000 bikes to theft and vandalism in 2019. In a blog post published last Friday, Mobike said…

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13 Dec 2019

1. Arjun Kapoor Turns Entrepreneur, Invests in Home-made Food Delivery Startup with Focus on Gender Parity Actor Arjun Kapoor has become an entrepreneur, investing in an emerging food delivery startup and said the focus is to bring a positive social change towards gender parity in society. The startup is…

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07 Dec 2019

1. With Hanabi-playing bot, Facebook AI reaches a milestone in cooperative AI Facebook AI, the social media giant’s artificial intelligence research division, announced today that it has met a milestone in the creation of a bot that can play Hanabi, a cooperative card game involving imperfect information, with near-perfect…

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29 Nov 2019

1. P&G India Launches $27.9 Mn Fund To Support Cleantech Startups P&G said that the fund is in line with its global sustainability goals ‘Ambition 2030’ The fund comes in addition to the Innovation Sourcing fund set up last year P&G also launched the second edition of P&G vGROW…

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27 Nov 2019

 1. Amazon deal flop: New York governor called ’embarrassment’ in flood of hate mail The three-term Democratic governor’s office was sent roughly 1,500 messages, via email and through the mail after Amazon unexpectedly pulled out of its multi-billion deal with New York to build a facility in the Long…

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