Google and Amazon have both opened up their devices to third-party developers â€” who in turn have added the abilities to order pizza, book tickets, turn on lights and make phone calls.
Talking about affect following the Modi government's demonitisation drive, Garg said Moglix saw some hit in the business in November but that is more about flattening versus growth impact.
In August 2016, the company secured funding from IIM-Ahmedabad‘s Centre for Innovation incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE).
The system will inform you about you what‘s happening in your garden through a device that will be embedded in the soil, and the IoTsensor in it will gather data about changing weather and soil conditions.
Pepperfry, the largest online furniture and home product marketplace, has set a target of achieving breakeven over the next three years when the five-year-old startup expects a GMV of around Rs 3,500 crore.
Digital wallets, followed by online cabs, were the top performing categories for cashless transactions post demonetisation, a study said.
E-commerce major Snapdeal is geared up to push the pedal on growth by focussing on "economics and customer experience" this year, its co-founder and CEO Kunal Bahl said.
While startups saw a surge in online ordering of food, medicines, groceries and booking cabs, online retailing of electronics and fashion apparel nosedived.
Digitisation will be a clear winner and will influence how businesses will be conducted henceforth. Deposits in Jan Dhan account have more than doubled to Rs 87,000 crore in 45 days post demonetisation.
Exclusive sources tell CNBC-TV18 that the government is looking at revamping regulations at EPFO to widen its reach and scope.
Under fund of funds operations, SIDBI handles various schemes, namely India Aspiration Fund (corpus of Rs 2,000 crore, ASPIRE Fund (Rs 60 crore) and Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS) (Rs 10,000 crore).
The 35-year-old World Cup-winning captain has often employed his cricketing acumen to back ventures through Rhiti Sports â€“ a sports management firm he leads with his friend Arun Pandey.
Over the last 12 months, the TempoGO solution has been used or over 1,800 inter-city trips in India covering 6.5 lakh kms for 300 clients including Bisleri, Blue Dart, Oyo Rooms and Havells, it said in a statement here.
It also plans to introduce, cafe pickups where users can place orders while on the move, pay online and then either pick up the same from the outlet while on the go or collect it from the counter to sit and consume.
Early stage investments in startups showed a significant decline of 39 percent to USD 1.59 billion in CY2016 compared to USD 2.62 billion recorded last year, indicating a gloomy year for startup investments.
Fynd optimises delivery time for online shoppers by sourcing products from the outlets nearest to the customer. It sells fashion apparel, bags and accessories on its platform.
The collaboration comes amid the government's all out efforts to make a large part of the domestic economy cashless.
In an event where Google CEO Sundar Pichai was present, Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that India‘s digital economy will cross USD 1 trillion in the next 3-4 years, aided by demonetisation.
Realty player Lodha Group today said it has launched its maiden investment fund with an initial corpus of Rs 50 crore for startups focused on smart city solutions and overall real estate sector .
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Many of the drivers attached to the taxi-hailing apps are on strike in the city for the past four days demanding the companies not to accept new registrations on their platforms as the existing cab owners are not able to make enough money, the association's president, Shiva Vulkundakar said. "They are using unfair practices.
Noida-based Paytm has received the much awaited nod from Reserve Bank of India, the company CEO informed in a blog on Tuesday.
Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai will announce some key initiatives for Indian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) tomorrow as part of the tech giant's efforts to bring more businesses online in the country.
Launched last week by government, BHIM became the top trending app on Google Play store in India. However, few know that the UPI based payments app has been made secure by a bunch of hackers in their late twenties.