• STARTUPS
    Flipkart bets on large appliances to power next stage of growth

    Flipkart started selling large appliances again in early 2014, nearly a year after it was forced to withdraw these products because of customer complaints about late deliveries and poor quality of products. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bengaluru: India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart Ltd is banking on sales of high-priced products such as television sets, refrigerators and […]

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    Aisle.co raises Rs1.25 crore from TermSheet.io and ah! Ventures

    Aisle.co handpicks its users after a process of screening. It has around 500-800 registrations per day in over 50 countries. Mumbai: Online matchmaking company Aisle Network Pvt. Ltd said on Thursday that it has raised Rs.1.25 crore in a pre-series A round of funding from TermSheet.io and ah! Ventures, with investments from key angel investors […]

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    Govin Capital signs agreement with IIT Madras Incubation Cell

    Chennai: Singapore-based Govin Capital signed an agreement with Indian Institute of Technology Madras Incubation Cell to offer Bio-Entrepreneurial education and accelerate Med-tech and Life-Sciences start-ups from the wider IITM community. Govin Capital is focused on early-stage medtech and technology startups in Singapore and India will also be mentoring start-ups at IITM’s bio-incubator and medtech Incubator […]

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    Vanity Cube raises $300,000 from Unicorn Ventures, others

    Currently, Vanity Cube services users in Mumbai and Delhi. Mumbai: Delhi-based on-demand wellness and beauty services company Vanity Cube Pvt Ltd. said on Friday that it had raised $300,000 in an early stage round from Unicorn Ventures, friends and family. The company that was founded in 2014 by Renu Bisht and Pragya Upadhyay is looking […]

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    Start-ups’ focus shifts to conserving cash

    Grofers shut operations in nine cities, citing poor demand, just two months after raising as much as $120 million from Japan’s SoftBank Group and Tiger Global Management. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/ Mint Bengaluru: From Flipkart and Ola to Grofers and Peppertap, start-ups across the board are focusing on cash conservation and making their core businesses fitter, […]

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    Make in India brand campaigners launch Motherland Joint Ventures

    In a natural extension of its main brand, Motherland will also be involved in culture-related projects such as publishing, film, art and music. Photo: PTI Mumbai: V. Sunil and Mohit Dhar Jayal, the men behind the fabulous campaigns for brands such as Make in India, Incredible India! Indigo and Royal Enfield have called it a […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Snapdeal: The Best Electronics Deals

    The Diwali offers are back, and Snapdeal is the first one to kickstart the deal extravaganza. Snapdeal’s Diwali sale starts off with Electronics Monday will offer deals on many popular products. There will be fresh deals every hour and then there are deals which will be available throughout the sale period. Before we get on […]

  • NEWS
    Amazon India Festive Sale: The Big Offers From Day One

    Amazon’s Great Indian Festive sale has begun. As expected, there’s something on offer for everyone. A large number of deals across all possible categories are now live. Here are a few quick tips to help you sail through all Amazon Great Indian Festive sale: 1) Some of the best deals would be available as Lightning […]

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    Smartphones Lend New Dynamic to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Surrounded by Israeli police, Israa Abed holds a knife in one hand and a cellphone in the other before shots ring out and she falls to the ground. The incident, filmed by passersby on their smartphones, has been viewed thousands of times since it was posted online last Friday, one of dozens of such videos […]