Cheaper than Ola, Uber: How Quick Ride is making office commutes convenient
Carpooling has been one of most recommended activities to help reduce pollution and traffic congestion. Bengaluru-based Quick Ride has given this activity a digital push by connecting commuters and riders to share their vehicles.
Stovekraft expand into premium small appliances with Black + Decker
The Bengaluru-based company, whose flagship brands include Pigeon and Gil...
OYO's expansion isn't the best use of unicorn funds
Founder Ritesh Agarwal has big plans for the startup, which already has 10,000 hotels in ...
WestBridge leads race for Star Health
The total health insurance market in India stood at Rs 34,527 crore last fiscal — up 26% from Rs 27,457 crore in the previous year.
Google India's Play Store ads irks startup entrepreneurs, Android app developers
Startup entrepreneurs say they will have to shell out extra money for displaying ads on the Play Store to protect trademarks.
Zomato spins off online ordering app Zomato Order
Gurgaon based online restaurant guide Zomato has spun off its food ordering software into a separate application called Zomato Order, the company announced today.
Zomato to buy US food portal Urbanspoon for $60 mn, may give competition to Yelp
Deepinder Goyal, the chief executive of Zomato finalised the acquisition with digital media company InterActive Corp which owns Urbanspoon.
100 Unicorns by 2025? TiE Delhi-NCR’s India Internet Day to lay the roadmap
From 2016, Internet users have tripled to 460M, data prices have reduced by about 98%, and data consumption has increased 11-fold.
Fun on the court: When VCs busted stress with a game of badminton
Top execs from Sequoia, Avendus and Kalaari were seen in action at the championship organised by Bertlesmann India last week.
Digital lending startup Lendingkart brings in Sistema Asia Fund for its Series-C raise
The digital-lending space has seen steady funding in recent months. In June, lending startup MoneyTap raised $9 million from Sequioa India, while in May, Pay Sense, a startup that runs a digital credit platform, raised $5.3 million from Jungle Ventures, Naspers Group and Nexus Venture Partners.
Startups tweak training models to develop retail consultants
While the Big Billion Day online sales see thousands of customers making purchases, some companies are expanding their offline models to provide differential customer service.
B9 Beverages raises $6 million in series A funding
This is the first meaningful bet in alcoholic beverage industry for Sequioa as this lucrative opportunity marks its debut on a global level.
West Bengal government’s latest effort to spread healthcare in rural areas
Access to primary healthcare for people in rural areas of West Bengal got a fillip with a new initiative known as G1 Digital Dispensary.
Sequoia reduces stake in Just Dial; sells shares worth Rs 100 crore
Sequoia Capital today offloaded 1.57 per cent stake in local search engine Just Dial for over Rs 100 crore through an open market transaction.
Westbridge invests Rs 110 crore for 11% stake in Mayur Uniquoters
Private equity fund Westbridge Capital has invested Rs 110 crore for 11 per cent stake in Mayur Uniquoters, a leading manufacturer of synthetic leather.
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