Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has more 700 open positions in areas of data science and analytics among other specialisations
The overlap between the two brands is barely 25 percent in terms of customers, says Rajesh Magow, CEO and co-founder, MakeMyTrip
VSC recently started 'milk runs' using smaller vehicles to cater to locations where operating larger trucks is not feasible and plans to strengthen this business further.
For instance, customers can add money to their Amazon Pay wallet by purchasing gift cards of Amazon. The gift card offers a code that once added to the wallet loads the money
Currently, the offer is for hotels and will be extended to flights soon. It, however, would not be offering loans for travel packages or buses
Sanjay Naik, the person spearheading the strike in Maharashtra, said that Ola and Uber should be held accountable as they gave assurances to the drivers of good earnings, which has left the drivers in lurch.
For instance, a customer may be booking intra-city cabs twice a day but it is unlikely that the same customer will book hotel rooms multiple times in a week
The former Infosys director said India has about 30,000 startups employing about 3.5-4 lakh people and every year about 5,000-6,000 such ventures are sprouting.
The startup is leveraging deep learning and computer vision for its food inspection system, which will help reduce global food waste
Fireside Ventures' current portfolio includes Yoga Bar, Samosa Singh, Goodness Beverages, Design Cafe, Bombay Shaving Company, Mama Earth, Vahdam Teas, Kwik 24, Magic Crate and Frog Bikes.
Myntra and Jabong plan to use AI and machine learning for last-mile deliveries, automated storage systems, data mining and AI analytics to develop new styles and patterns.
Other investors in this round include Harvard Business School Alumni Angels, Touchstone Equities as well as existing investors Hyderabad Angels and Golden Seeds.
One Labs has developed 'inOne' platform which provides access to apps across multiple genres from food, shopping, travel, deals, cabs, news, recharge, games etc within a single app.
The acquisition will boost OYO’s portfolio by 350 exclusive rooms across locations where Novascotia has its footprints.
While there are fund raising vehicles like venture capital, not all startups are able to get capital via this process
Having returned to Kashmir after living in Mumbai and Delhi for a few years, Bashir's dream is to change the way Kashmir is recognised on the global map.
Many commuters in Mumbai had to opt for an alternative means of transport as surge prices and unavailability of cabs delayed their travel due to the indefinite strike called by Ola and Uber drivers.
Chaayos, at present, runs 50 outlets across Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, and Chandigarh.
"I think hyperlocal just has a higher gestation period. It takes longer for those businesses to get to profitability."
The fund will be utilised by Grofers to further ramp up its private label products and enhance supply chain
Said to be in talks with the founders to sell the stake, once valued at Rs 3,000 crore, at Rs 40-50 crore now.
Unlike 2016, the year 2017 saw many large companies such as Shopclues, BigBasket, and Swiggy going the venture debt way.
The Supreme Court decision has made customers hesitant to share Aadhar details with mobile wallet companies.
InMobi CEO Naveen Tewari says that the market base a startup is catering to should be large and unit economics should make sense.
The company expects to break-even in a whole-year basis in FY19.