The new initiatives are aimed at winning confidence in India from users who reside in small towns and have limited internet or smartphone access.
Limited Partners are pension funds, insurance companies, university endowments, family foundations and even corporates with multi-billion dollar funds available for deployment.
India continues to lag in making investments in R&D and innovation. The speed at which readiness for Industry 4.0 needs to happen, and is happening globally, is very slow-paced in India
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Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled the big rig, dubbed the Tesla Semi, by riding the truck into an airport hangar near Los Angeles in front of a crowd of Tesla car owners and potential buyers.
Microsoft and Twitter also agreed to participate in the “Trust Project” with some 75 news organisations to tag news stories which meet standards for ethics and transparency. “In today’s digitised and socially networked world, it’s harder than ever to tell what’s accurate reporting, advertising, or even misinformation,” said Sally Lehrman of Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, the project leader.
Sodexo, a benefits and rewards firm for corporate employees currently claims to have about 45,000 merchants in India.
If the project comes to fruition, passengers will be able to travel from Bangalore to Chennai in a matter of just 20 minutes.
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The subscription service could give annual predictability of revenues as well as improve loyalty in a market that is getting increasingly segmented in India.
The concept mentioned above was first launched by Zomato in the name of 'cloud kitchens.' Swiggy followed suit and launched 'access kitchens' which are similar to 'cloud kitchens.'
The digital payments sector in India is estimated to grow to USD 500 billion by 2020, up from roughly USD 50 billion last year.
Prepaid cards will help fill in the gap while making inter-wallet transactions. It will give users a wider range to use their e-wallet apps.
The 'Voyager - Nomura FinTech Partnership' programme in India was launched earlier this year with an aim to build innovative solutions for CMIB that can be deployed across the firm and financial services industry, a company release said.
The investment and introduction of 'chatbots' comes at a time when the e-commerce giant is locking horns with Flipkart in the Indian market.
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The P2P lending space is expected to grow to USD4-5 billion in India by 2023. FinMomenta competes with at least 30 other players in the segment including Faircent, LendBox, IndiaMoneyMart and LoanBaba
The Baltimore- headquartered firm has been active in India since 2012 and has conducted marquee transactions across companies such as Flipkart and South Africa's conglomerate Naspers.
The investment will help the company aggressively expand its sales and marketing efforts, both in India and overseas, as well as broaden and accelerate product development.
The government has identified shortlisted four to five sectors from current 25 sectors. The focus will be on labour-intensive and high-potential sectors which include leather, textiles and garments, automobile.
Sinnet, which began operating the Amazon services in August 2016, said in a filing late on Monday the pending purchase would help the unit "comply with local laws and regulations and further improve service quality and security."
Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba has sought approval of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for acquiring stake in online grocery platform, BigBasket.
The company clocked in USD 25.3 billion in GMV, in this year's sale. In comparison, Indian e-commerce firms reported just about USD 1.5 billion in Diwali Sales.
Nearbuy (formerly known as Groupon India) and Little Internet provide online discount coupons for restaurants and salons, and commercial establishment deals.