India's start-up dudes — largely male, young engineering graduates or dropouts —are being jolted out of their fantasy world as investors tighten their purse strings and demand a greater bang for every buck they spend.
The advanced AI coach will be launched in the coming months in Beta format.
Paytm, which had partnered with gold refiner MMTC-PAMP to allow consumers to buy gold through its platform.
In the first phase, the company will launch the product in 10 cities, including Mumbai, NCR, Pune, Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Hyderabad.
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will facilitate the process of ranking and it would be done by a third party.
With rival Snapdeal, vacating the third place, Paytm Mall is planning to capture the third spot in India's e-commerce industry
Flipkart, which claims to have 65 per cent share in the online smartphone sales in the country, will offer a number of deals and discounts to woo customers during its five-day 'Big Billion Days' sale beginning September 20.
The company raised a Series A round of about USD 4.5 million in January, this year.
There are over 50 active impact funds in India. Average holding period at exit for impact investment funds in India has been about five years unlike 10 years in PE space, indicating better returns in social ventures.
Catalyst is funded by USAID, and will offer USD 50,000 to each graduating startup as seed money.
Sattviko runs a small chain of casual dining restaurants and provides private label brand for traditional Indian snacks.
In January 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had unveiled a slew of incentives to boost start-up ecosystem, offering them a tax holiday and inspector raj-free regime for three years, capital gains tax exemption and Rs 10,000 crore corpus to fund them.
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Replying to a query, Hashmi said he is a technology geek and would like to invest in IT-related venture.
The premier service will have the best-rated Uber drivers, who have completed at least 1,000 lifetime trips and have repeatedly been acknowledged by riders, the company said.
This year’s Diwali sale is expected to offer big discounts across e-commerce platforms such as Paytm, Flipkart and Amazon.
This year’s Diwali sale is expected to offer huge discounts across e-commerce platforms Paytm, Flipkart and Amazon as all the three players are heavily stashed with billions of dollars.
This is Softbank Vision Fund's second big investment in India after a massive USD 2.5 billion round in Flipkart, last month.
Started in 2011, the company has raised about USD 43 million so far, including this round. The company also counts former UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani as its angel investor.
The announcement was made after the final round of the fifth Incubation Challenger, in which the startups were shortlisted after they presented to panelists which include Paypal India, MD, Anupam Pahuja, PayPal GM Technology and Head of Engineering, Guru Bhat and Venture Capitalist, Rama Bethmangalkar.
Zone Startups India, a Mumbai-based startup accelerator launched its second edition of empoWer.
From companies such as Lendingkart and PepperFry to Treebo and Saavn, Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) is making some big bets on Indian startups.
Minister for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh said the Northeast Venture Fund was the first dedicated venture capital fund for the region and that his ministry would offer an additional benefit of providing the initial funds to any youngster planning to set up an enterprise.
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