BIGO LIVE, a mobile broadcasting app developed by Singapore-based BIGO TECHNOLOGY PTE LTD, claims to have reached a pioneer position in the segment with nearly 1 million DAU (Daily Active Users) and aims to cross 20 lakh (2 million)...
While horizontal e-commerce space has grown and evolved to a decent extent, so far vertical plays had a rather rickety ride in India. Despite raising thousands of crore, verticals like baby care and fashion (except Myntra) have completely failed...
Foodpanda acquisition by Ola on Tuesday came as a surprise for many entrepreneurs, journalists, and food-tech space observers. Foodpanda had been up for grab for a long time, but couldn’t find any takers. The word is that Ola paid...
Over the past two and half years logistics industry has seen several startups kicking-off their operations, and many shutting down at the same time as figuring out unit economics turned tough. Companies such as Opinio, Runnr, Parcelled, Pickingo and several...
Ride-hailing company Uber last year witnessed a massive data breach of the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers. However, the news of data breach came in public recently. With every passing year, cases of data theft are increasing....
Last year was painful for online grocery platform Grofers as the company shifted from marketplace to an inventory-led play. The growth had taken a nosedive for the online grocer from May till the February 2017. “It was a frustrating...
Since the launch of Startup India by the central government in January 2015, in an effort to boost the startup ecosystem, various states launched similar schemes announcing funds and sops for new companies. The startup campaigns urged entrepreneurs to...
On the lines of the war for the e-commerce crown between homegrown Flipkart and Jeff Bezos-led Amazon, the battlefield for the food delivery war has been set, and the contenders are, well, obvious - Zomato and Swiggy. While Swiggy started...
In the past decade, the gaming outsourcing market has flourished in India as foreign companies provided game development services to the country. The Indian gaming industry touched $171.66 million in 2010, according to a FICCI-KPMG, Gyan Research and Analytics 2012...
Online grocery is going through second wind in India after witnessing exuberance as well as tough time in a recent years. During 2014-15, online grocery had witnessed a spurt in funding at seed level, however euphoria got settled down in...
Back in 2001, Dinesh Agarwal received a call from one of the leading business magazines in Delhi, which was conducting a survey on the internet business in India, after the dot com bubble burst. The reporter on the call asked...
For Sachin Khote, agro tech startups proved a boon. He gets all the crucial information of soil variability moisture and nutrient levels, rainfall variability, timing of key operations like planting and harvesting, and market price volatility at the swipe...
In the past few years, the home service market, which is estimated to be worth $50 billion, saw the influx of on-demand home service aggregators like Urbanclap, Timesaverz and Housejoy, which opened job opportunities for thousands of blue-collar skilled...
Freecharge, an online mobile wallet, was bought by Snapdeal in 2015 for whopping $400 million (approx Rs 2,400 cr) in 80 percent stock and 20 percent cash deal

TRENDING STORIES