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| 29 November, 2020, 01:40 AM IST | E-Paper

    Evelyn Fok

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    Gender diversity in Indian unicorns leave much to be desiredReverie Technologies raises $4 million in Series A fundingHow food startups like Chai Point and Bhukkad use dedicated hubs for deliveryEntrepreneurs discover that starting up is more about guts than glory
    Home services firm LocalOye to launch online services; eyes tier II, III citiesOn a new trail: Aggregators partner with existing unbranded hotelsStartups pin hope on Middle East's potential to foster cross-border operationsStartup founders want investors to handhold them and help their firms grow right
    Flipkart working to gain mastery over artificial intelligence: Sachin Bansal, CEOET survey: Why startups are raising seed capital from large VC firmsHow ecommerce portals like Alibaba, Amazon are helping merchants sell products outside IndiaMobile payments app Paytm to introduce messenger that allows consumers to bargain with merchants
    CEO Gagan Arora leaves Printvenue to start new venture RandomalgoShadowfax, Parcelled to raise $6-8 million & $7 million, respectivelyDelivery startup Roadrunnr speeds ahead with electric scootersHow hyper-local logistics startups are the new attraction for investors
    Zomato, TinyOwl,  and Swiggy lure restaurants for exclusive listingShopCLues to launch 'neighbourhood market' feature on its appBengaluru Court stops Pearson's Indian arm from infringing on New Rubric Solutions' IP rightsMyPoolin named recipient of Qualcomm Ventures' QPrize
    Peer-to-peer payments network MyPoolin wins Qualcomm Ventures' QPrizeDelhivery will eventually be a data company with significant business in logistics: Santanu BhattacharyaKlozee, which allows users to rent premium apparel, raises seed funding from TracxnLabsDoormint raises $3 mn in Series A funding from Helion Venture Partners, Kalaari Capital
    Pickingo raises Rs 8.3 crore in first round of fundingOn-demand, hyper-local logistics startup Pickingo raises Rs 8.3 crore in Round 1Spirit of co-operation exists between the smaller & big ecommerce playersAarin Capital powers TripFactory, raises undisclosed Series-A funding
    Why it is  hard for hardware companies to survive & grow in India’s startup ecosystemHere are the perks of working at on-demand service companies like Homecare, Housejoy, LocalOye and UrbanClapOn-demand labour model shows first signs of flounderingIndia's on-demand business needs 3-4 years more: Umang Dua, COO, Handy
    Hyperlocal logistics startup Opinio raises $1.3 million from AccelFlipkart launches offline collection centres for online buyersBengaluru is home to 15th-best startup ecosystem in the world: ReportHyperlocal delivery company Jugnoo buys BookMyCab to launch services in Mumbai
    On-demand logistics startup Townrush raises seed funding from LightspeedStartup honchos from LocalOye, Housejoy, Lookup check out peer products to stay ahead of competitionDelhivery hires Facebook's Santanu Bhattacharya as data sciences headEcommerce payment delays can seriously hurt online merchants
    Narayana Murthy's Catamaran invests in payment firm Innoviti Payment SolutionsHiring platform ZenRadius raises seed funding from TracxnLabsWanna join a startup? Stage at which you join a startup depends on what you are looking forLivQuik raises $1.6 million funding from Snow Leopard Ventures
    Startups await clarity and policy guidance for participating in Smart Cities missionStartups like Zippr, wWhere using short codes to overcome obsolete addressing systemsFrench startup accelerator NUMA launches in Bengaluru in partnership with COBALTFood aggregator Swiggy takes dabbawalas’ help to train its delivery staff
    Grocery delivery startup Satvacart raises seed round from PalaashVentures‘TFS Mafia’ community starts consumer companies of their own, stay in touch to help themselvesFoxconn to set up venture fund and incubator in IndiaHow etailers like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal are wooing merchants to sell on their marketplaces
    What are e-commerce sites like Flipkart, Myntra doing to drive sales?Why venture capital firms are backing young entrepreneurs under 30How ecommerce ventures are using 'milk-run' model to ensure last-mile deliveryTransparency and honesty help economies thrive, says Tim Draper
    Why Indian startups are signing up for Draper University of Heroes programmeLogistics startups relay on 'milk-run' model to boost efficiencyZomato launches Foodie Index API, partners with CommonFloorMobiKwik partners with WH Smith India to enable mobile payments offline
    Mr Homecare, Wassup Ondemand join hands to provide home cleaning and laundry servicesMr Homecare and Wassup Ondemand join hands to provide home cleaning and laundry servicesIndia third last of 31 countries in environment for women entrepreneurs to thriveFlatmate matching app Flatchat raises $2.5 million from CommonFloor
    RailYatri raises funding led by Helion Venture Partners, Omidyar NetworkEx-execs from Sun Microsystems are driving a revolution in startup world of both India & Silicon ValleyGetMyPeon raises $250,000 seed fundingGlobal venture-funded mapping startup Mapbox brings India’s landscapes online
    Terms of engagement: How startups can navigate through complex due diligence processOnline payments in India approaching critical mass: Motilal Oswal reportNewest discount on e-shopping: Etailers, mobile wallets to offer cashback to retain customersCashback: The new mantra for online business to attract customers
    Building a foundation: How to really make your startup stand outHome services firm Housejoy raises $4 million from Matrix Partners for expansionRoadrunnr in talks to raise $10 million in first round of funding by Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture PartnersSilicon Valley is  less-than-ideal role model for India's startup ecosystem wannabes
    On demand homemade meals gaining ground with companies like Foodcloud, Holachef, BiteclubBengaluru based BigBasket to set up small warehouses across the countryStartups like Chefkraft, Cookboxes, and Cookfresh offering 'cook-it-yourself' services gaining traction in IndiaLured by tech-savvy Indian market, Chinese technology startups are squaring off against each other
    Food aggregator Swiggy raises Rs 105 crore from SAIF Partners, othersBengaluru gets first digital Kannada mapCreative names help companies stand out, especially startups struggling to build brandsMobile App drive startups turning to flexi-time system to satisfy demand by hiring on-demand labour
    Indian entrepreneurs flying to China to pick up tips on expanding operationsSnow Leopard Ventures, Paytm invest Rs 32 crore in autorickshaw-hailing company JugnooJugnoo raises $5 million from Snow Leopard Ventures, PaytmOnline travel pioneers & new niche startups both competing & partnering to offer travellers a range of experiences
    Why investors are putting funds into budget hotels like Stayzilla and OYO RoomsLogistics startups hit jackpot through business-to-business delivery routeFew disruptive startups despite record number of VC deals in India: ExpertsAmazon India partnering with GreenDust to provide extended warranty plan
    theKarrier raises seed funding of Rs 1.5 crore from Sol Primero, othersTruck services provider TheKarrier raises Rs 1.5 crore from Outbox Ventures, othersStartups like TruckSuvidha, TruckMandi take on sector of truck transportation
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