14 Oct 2019

1. Google’s upcoming Pixelbook Go laptop Yet more details are emerging about the hardware Google LLC will unveil at its New York product event next Tuesday. The company is expected to debut the Pixel 4 and, with it, a successor to the 2017 Pixelbook laptop, the specifications of which…

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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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08 Oct 2019

1. Apple macOS Catalina is now available For years now, Apple’s been judicious with its macOS updates. Understandably so. Given the massive online outcry every time Facebook changes the placement of a button, it’s in UX designers’ best interest to keep changes gradual and subtle. These days, the overarching…

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29 Aug 2019

1. Flipkart partners with Authentic Brands to license and distribute Nautica in India The Flipkart group, which includes Flipkart.com and two lifestyle portals Myntra and Jabong, will manage Nautica’s online and offline businesses in the country through a network of franchisees. Flipkart group has partnered with Authentic Brands to…

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26 Aug 2019

1. Govt & entrepreneurs discuss the state of play in startup world Union minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal called on Swiggy Chief Operating Officer Vivek Sunder to deliberate on the ongoing fracas between restaurants and online food delivery platforms and draw up a solution swiftly. Union commerce…

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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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05 Aug 2019

1. Myntra ex-chief Narayanan may check into Medlife as CEO Former Myntra-Jabong CEO Ananth Narayanan is finalising a move to epharmacy platform Medlife, more than six months after having exited the Walmart-owned fashion e-tailer, three people in the know said. For Medlife, bringing someone like Narayanan will help it…

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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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26 Jun 2019

1. Exempt startup listings from profitability rule: RBI panel Panel also said it should facilitate dual-class or differential voting rights (DVR) share structure, which is very popular with tech #startups across the #world. The Reserve Bank of India (#RBI) panel on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has recommended that…

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24 Jun 2019

1. Binny Bansal offloads $76 million worth Flipkart shares to Walmart arm  A #year after Walmart acquired the business he co-founded, Binny Bansal sold more shares in online retailer #Flipkart to its new owner. Bansal, one of the poster boys of the Indian #startup industry, had sold a small…

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