'Info Edge' and Others Invest in E-Commerce Platform 'ShopKirana'
'Mumbai Angels Network' Invests in Startup 'Fric Bergen'
Walmart India Shuffles Top Management, Appoints New Head
Priyanka Chopra-Backed 'Bumble' Debuts in India
Zomato signs in 'Durga Raghunath' to accelerate growth in businesses>

Category Archives: News


What’s stopping Uber from hiring a diverse workforce?

Uber Technologies faces problems while trying to recruit more women and people of colour at the company, according to a recent news published on Bloomberg. Members of the recruiting team were denied access to information about the company’s diversity makeup, several people familiar with Uber’s hiring apparatus told Bloomberg.To make Uber a company with a…
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Connecting startups to the service providers

A new convergence platform set up by DIPP to connect startups with investors, incubators and other service providers in the vicinity. One more month and India will have its own Linkedin-like platform as a convergence space for discovery and interaction with investors, mentors, incubators and other service providers in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. According to a…
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D’mart’s Gold Lining

The world has seen many a tales of people and organizations striking gold mines overnight from very humble beginnings. And those in turn inspire millions of common men looking to float their ideas and build their own empires. Their dreams often revolve around minting big money in the Indian cities’ crowded, crammed pasture. Recently, D-Mart,…
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Uber incident sparks off ‘diversity’ debate

  The way ahead is going to be ‘strength of the collective’ rather than ‘cult of the individual.’ This is clear from the way various movements are shaping the country such as ‘Startup India,’ ‘Make in India,’ among others. No wonder then that incidents like Uber’s sexual harassment case inspired companies to rethink ‘diversity’ issue…
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Stayzila founder’s imprisonment backfires strongly

Image source: It might be the worst of times or best of times. But it’s surely a beginning of ‘yogi’ era in India, for good or for evil. The recent attack on Yogendra Vasupal, founder of Stayzilla, followed by his imprisonment, invites wrath of the entire ‘startup’ community. This might, in turn, lead to a…
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Startup Funding Comes of Age In India

Fed up with carnival like Startup funding events, a group of veteran business leaders launched India’s first serious Startup Fund Fest It all began at a startup event. In search of funding and the right investors, Sanjay Rathi, a young restless entrepreneur realized he was wasting his time in large chaotic gatherings, exchanging pleasantries, visiting…
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