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03 Feb 2018


US start-up builds driverless car for home deliveries

US-based start-up Nuro is developing self-driving cars for home deliveries.

02 Feb 2018


Air taxi start-up, Joby Aviation, raises $100 million in funding

Joby Aviation, a US-based air taxi start-up, has announced to have raised $100 million in funding from the venture capital arms of several big firms.

24 Jan 2018

Elon Musk

Elon Musk has some "audacious" goals, or there's no salary

Tesla has grabbed eyeballs once again, this time with its proposed compensation plan for CEO Elon Musk.

04 Dec 2017


India will have 1L startups by 2025: Mohandas Pai

India will have one lakh startups by 2025 which will create a value of $500bn, says Manipal Global Education Chairman TV Mohandas Pai.

27 Nov 2017

Indian Startups

After one-year ban by IITs, companies shun "startup" tag

A year after the IITs barred startups from its campus placements, new companies seem to be ever-wary of being labeled one.

23 Nov 2017


Want to build apps but can't write code? No problem!

In 2014, entrepreneur Tara Reed launched Kollecto, an app that recommends personalized art to users, which was a success.

14 Nov 2017


Bengaluru company picked by Facebook for marketing mix modelling partnership

RainMan Consulting, a Bengaluru-based marketing analytics company, has become one of the primary firms in Asia to join hands with Facebook as a marketing mix modelling partner (MMM).

29 Oct 2017

Air Pollution

4 wearable gadgets that can help you in everyday life

We live in a world of excesses. Too much pressure, too much pollution, too many things to do, too little time.

19 Oct 2017


Meet Paresh Davdra, who built "billion-pound business" with only £34,000

Today Paresh Davdra is the Co-founder/CEO of London-based RationalFX, which generated over £1bn ($1.3bn) revenue last year.

07 Oct 2017


GoJavas sends Rs. 300cr legal notice to Snapdeal

Quickdel Logistics, the parent of GoJavas, has sent a Rs. 300cr legal notice to Snapdeal founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal and Jasper Infotech, the entity than runs Snapdeal.

30 Sep 2017


Food tech start-up Yumist shuts down; fails to raise funds

Gurugram-based food tech start-up Yumist, which offered home-cooked meals, is shutting down as it failed to raise the kind of capital required to survive in the competitive market.

20 Sep 2017

Elon Musk

Bengaluru tech start-up wins $1mn in Elon Musk-backed competition

Chimple Learning, a two-year-old Bengaluru-based technology start-up, has become one of the finalists of "Global Learning XPRIZE" competition, winning a $1mn milestone prize.

10 Sep 2017

San Francisco

3D-printer can print whole 'houses' in a day

Pushing the envelope with respect to what technology can accomplish, home buyers may be able to get a whole house 'printed' in less than 24 hours.

07 Sep 2017

Indian Startups

SEBI asks crowdfunding platforms to issue disclaimer

According to reports, angel investor networks and start-up funding platforms are now required to notify every firm and investor via disclaimer that their platforms are not stock exchanges and they don't have SEBI's authorization to solicit investments.

06 Sep 2017

Indian Startups

Bengaluru: Start-up that helps civic bodies prepare for natural disasters

Visual computing technology firm VizExperts said municipal agencies in Bengaluru have no system in place to get prepared for natural disasters.

06 Sep 2017


Zappfresh plans on raising $5 million

According to reports, Gurugram-based DSM Fresh Foods Pvt. Ltd run online meat store, Zappfresh is looking to raise $5 million.

04 Sep 2017


Bertelsmann wants to invest $200-250m in Indian start-ups

German media group Bertelsmann plans to deploy $200-250 million in India's start-up ecosystem over the next four years.

03 Sep 2017


Digital mortgage app Habito raises £18.5 million

London-based start-up Habito, which is attempting to digitize the entire mortgage process, has recently raised £18.5 million in its Series B funding round.

31 Aug 2017


Youths in conflict-ridden Kashmir shine with their own start-up

Abrar Yaseen, Muazzam Khursheed and Haider Parveez could have been mistaken for just any college-going youngsters. Instead, they have managed to stand out by setting up their own start-up in conflict-ridden Kashmir.

23 Aug 2017


Blue Apron now faces multiple class-action lawsuits

Blue Apron has its hands full these days. Not only is it bearing the brunt of witnessing its share price declining to almost half since its June IPO, but also chances of legal trouble are now looming.

19 Aug 2017


ThoughtSpot gets $60 million more for its AI technology

Silicon Valley based ThoughtSpot said that it has received another $60 million investment, as an extension of the previous $60 million financing round, led by venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners, making it a $120 million funding round at its end.

13 Aug 2017


SoundCloud survives, emerging voices in music will not be silenced

SoundCloud is not shutting down its shop, just yet.

04 Aug 2017


Stripe: $9.2bn start-up built on seven lines of code

Despite the explosive growth of e-commerce across the world, the technology behind its finance structure is decades old.

03 Aug 2017


The start-up funding game: In focus now, Matrix Partners India

When one is talking about Matrix Partners India, the entire article can be summed up with the Wi-Fi password of their office.

27 Jul 2017


The start-up funding game, in focus now, SAIF Partners

India has seen its fair share of start-up success and failures stories. A start-up begins with a vision but to make it a reality, it often needs funding. One of the ways to go about it is via venture capitals

25 Jul 2017


Amazon's Whole Foods deal is facing major flak

It appears that US regulators need more time to okay Amazon's $13.7bn (£10.5b) acquisition of Whole Foods. This delay is due to the anti-trust concerns raised by certain groups.

18 Jul 2017


Amazon's shadow is enough to make Blue Apron shareholders panic

Competition from Amazon is causing the Blue Apron shares to take a nosedive.

13 Jul 2017


Five weird and unusual products made by start-ups

Start-ups are built on the entrepreneurship spirit of finding innovative ways to solve day-to-day problems.

13 Jul 2017

Electric Vehicles

Swedish start-up Einride unveils futuristic driverless electric truck

Advancing technology is changing how we drive (or don't drive) our vehicles.

11 Jul 2017


The entrepreneur who built a $1billion firm in his basement

It was 2001 when Carl Rodrigues, an experienced IT consultant, decided to resign from his job and retire to his house's basement in Canada's Mississauga.

11 Jul 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's proposal to block 'start-up visas' irks tech firms

Towards the end of his administration, President Barack Obama finalized the International Entrepreneur Rule.

11 Jul 2017


MRI-tech will make telepathy possible in 8 years, start-up claims

Everybody has heard about telepathy i.e. thinking something inside your head and your thoughts getting transmitted to another person or vice versa.

03 Jul 2017

Sexual Harassment

Taking down the sexist culture of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley's insidious environment isn't really a secret, but this week has been tumultuous.

30 Jun 2017

University of Oxford

Groceries at your doorstep, delivered by self-driving cars

UK-based online retailer Ocado Technologies is looking to get driverless vehicles on the road to deliver groceries to their customers, reports said.

21 Jun 2017


Aircrafts aggregator start-up JetSetGo records 700% revenue growth

Founded as an aircraft aggregator for charter jets, Indian start-up JetSetGo has been flying high after recording growth of over 700% in revenues this year.

20 Jun 2017

Indian Startups founders cry foul play on new owner's actions

If someone ever had to tell the story of hubris in Indian start-up space, he would talk about

17 Jun 2017


Japanese start-up makes papers from stones, and not trees

Tablets made of stone were one of the earliest tools used for writing before invention of paper.

16 Jun 2017


Amazon acquiring Whole Foods in a whopping $13.7bn all-cash deal

Tech giant Amazon is acquiring US supermarket chain Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion all cash deal - the biggest transaction ever for the e-commerce player.

05 May 2017


Quikr acquires start-up Zimmber in a $10 million all-stock deal

Quikr India has acquired home services portal Zimmber in an all-stock deal worth about $10mn.

16 Apr 2017


Uber shares financially upward trajectory to cover failures

Uber is a privately held company and is therefore not legally required to share its financial credentials with the public or anyone else for that matter.

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