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Here's how Balazs Kardos became an inspiration from an immigrant

23 Sep 2020

Here's how Balazs Kardos became an inspiration from an immigrant

Balazs W Kardos's life wasn't always champagne and roses.

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

05 Sep 2020

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

Annakoot: FMCG & Sattvik restaurants with a touch of finesse

27 Aug 2020

Annakoot: FMCG & Sattvik restaurants with a touch of finesse

A new retail chain called 'Annakoot - God's own cuisine' has announced its arrival in the Indian food and FMCG market.

Uber launches 'Auto rentals' in India

26 Aug 2020

Uber launches 'Auto rentals' in India

In a bid to revive its pandemic-hit business, ride-hailing giant Uber has launched 'auto rentals' in India.

Amazon accused of unfair business practices in India: Details here

26 Aug 2020

Amazon accused of unfair business practices in India: Details here

Amazon's antitrust troubles are not just limited to the United States or the European Union.

Jio is offering free data for 5 months: Details here

16 Aug 2020

Jio is offering free data for 5 months: Details here

As part of a special offer, Reliance Jio is providing unlimited 4G data and free Jio-to-Jio phone calls for up to five months, to all the customers who purchase a new JioFi 4G wireless hotspot device.

Mother, Entrepreneur, Hustler: Sunanda Banerjee on a skill development mission

14 Aug 2020

Mother, Entrepreneur, Hustler: Sunanda Banerjee on a skill development mission

Even though every professional has the same story - learning and working tirelessly, only some climb the corporate ladder at the speed they want to.

PM Modi launches Transparent Taxation platform for honest taxpayers

13 Aug 2020

PM Modi launches Transparent Taxation platform for honest taxpayers

In a move aimed at helping honest taxpayers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the "Transparent Taxation - Honoring The Honest" platform.

Apple claims this start-up's obvious 'pear-shaped' logo hurts its brand

09 Aug 2020

Apple claims this start-up's obvious 'pear-shaped' logo hurts its brand

Apple has taken legal action against a small start-up, claiming that its logo closely resembles its own and hurts the "Apple" brand image.

Entrepreneur Paras Vijay Gupta's risk taking bears sweet fruits today

03 Aug 2020

Entrepreneur Paras Vijay Gupta's risk taking bears sweet fruits today

An engineering dropout who never really loved it in the first place, Paras Vijay Gupta took a huge risk, but it proved to be fruitful.

India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian

30 Jul 2020

India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian

In the wake of the deadly clash with China, India's call for "vocal for local" has grown stronger than ever.

Examplad Media: One of the fastest growing digital marketing companies

29 Jul 2020

Examplad Media: One of the fastest growing digital marketing companies

From small businesses to multi-billion-dollar conglomerates, almost every organization today relies on digital marketing at some level.

Zomato launches 'Talent Directory' to help outplace laid-off employees

01 Jun 2020

Zomato launches 'Talent Directory' to help outplace laid-off employees

Days after laying off hundreds of its employees, food tech giant Zomato has launched a public database/directory to help outplace those workers.

Stuff, New Zealand's popular media group, sold for Rs. 46

25 May 2020

Stuff, New Zealand's popular media group, sold for Rs. 46

Stuff Limited, one of New Zealand's largest media organizations, is set to be purchased by its CEO for a single NZ dollar (61 cents).

'The Chainsmokers' are investing $50 million in start-ups

15 May 2020

'The Chainsmokers' are investing $50 million in start-ups

The Chainsmokers are planning to invest in start-ups. Alex Pall and Drew Taggart of the world-famous electropop band have launched a venture capital firm called Mantis to back promising start-ups around the world.

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, has reportedly resigned: Details here

10 May 2020

Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, has reportedly resigned: Details here

Eric Schmidt, one of the most famous faces at Google, has reportedly resigned from the company.

Crocs sales grow as coronavirus forces people indoors

01 May 2020

Crocs sales grow as coronavirus forces people indoors

Nearly half of humanity is facing some form of a lockdown, unable to go outdoors, as a coronavirus outbreak rages across the planet.

China slams India's new 'discriminatory' FDI policy; seeks revision

20 Apr 2020

China slams India's new 'discriminatory' FDI policy; seeks revision

China on Monday said that India's new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy is violative of international norms of free and fair trade.

Amid coronavirus crisis, this Indian business tycoon is growing richer

08 Apr 2020

Amid coronavirus crisis, this Indian business tycoon is growing richer

The outbreak of coronavirus, and the ongoing nation-wide lockdown to prevent it from growing worse, has disrupted businesses so much that their leaders and investors are bleeding money.

Amid COVID-19 crisis, Singapore's richest man has grown richer

06 Apr 2020

Amid COVID-19 crisis, Singapore's richest man has grown richer

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has left economies crumbling.

Xiaomi, Redmi, POCO smartphones become costlier due to GST hike

01 Apr 2020

Xiaomi, Redmi, POCO smartphones become costlier due to GST hike

Xiaomi has increased the prices of its smartphones in India, in a bid to cushion the impact of the raised tax on mobile phones.

Now, you can recharge your Jio number from bank ATMs

30 Mar 2020

Now, you can recharge your Jio number from bank ATMs

Reliance Jio has announced that its subscribers can now recharge their prepaid numbers at a nearby bank ATM. The move aims to provide an alternative recharge method for all users, especially to those who cannot do online recharges.

Jio 4G data packs now offer double data, calling minutes

21 Mar 2020

Jio 4G data packs now offer double data, calling minutes

Reliance Jio has upgraded almost all the 4G data vouchers to offer its prepaid subscribers more bundled benefits.

All Microsoft Stores closed due to coronavirus outbreak

17 Mar 2020

All Microsoft Stores closed due to coronavirus outbreak

Following the footsteps of Apple, Microsoft is also closing its stores as part of an effort to combat the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Jack Dorsey to stay as Twitter's CEO, for now

10 Mar 2020

Jack Dorsey to stay as Twitter's CEO, for now

Jack Dorsey will stay as the CEO of Twitter, at least for the near future.

Facing bad network, call drops? File a complaint with TRAI

08 Mar 2020

Facing bad network, call drops? File a complaint with TRAI

With increasing mobile subscribers in India, the cellular network is not as consistent as before. Moreover, the incidents of call drops are also on the rise. But is there something that you can do about these issues?

SBI working on Yes Bank's reconstruction scheme, says bank chief

07 Mar 2020

SBI working on Yes Bank's reconstruction scheme, says bank chief

State Bank of India Chairperson Rajnish Kumar on Saturday said that the bank has received the draft scheme for the reconstruction of the crisis-hit Yes Bank.

Troubled Yes Bank under moratorium; withdrawals limited to Rs. 50,000

05 Mar 2020

Troubled Yes Bank under moratorium; withdrawals limited to Rs. 50,000

The Central government has imposed an order of moratorium on troubled private lender, Yes Bank, on Thursday as per the recommendation of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Healthcare start-up CureSkin raises $500k from SenseAI Ventures

31 Jan 2020

Healthcare start-up CureSkin raises $500k from SenseAI Ventures

Bengaluru-based cosmetic start-up CureSkin has raised $500k in a corporate round of funding led by Gurugram-based SenseAI Ventures.

InterviewBit raises $20 million in a Series A funding round

28 Jan 2020

InterviewBit raises $20 million in a Series A funding round

Bengaluru-based ed-tech start-up InterviewBit has raised $20 million in a Series A round of funding led by Sequoia India and Tiger Global.

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

24 Jan 2020

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

Food start-up Samosa Singh, which provides India's favorite snack samosa with different varieties and a modernized touch, has raised $2.7 million in a Series A round of funding.

Vehicle rental start-up Zoomcar raises $30 million in funding

21 Jan 2020

Vehicle rental start-up Zoomcar raises $30 million in funding

Zoomcar, a Bengaluru-based start-up that allows individuals to rent cars as per their convenience, has raised $30 million in funding.

Online beauty store Purplle raises $8 million in funding

14 Jan 2020

Online beauty store Purplle raises $8 million in funding

In a new development, Purplle, a Mumbai-based e-commerce company dealing in beauty and personal care products, has raised $8 million.

Lenskart raises $231 million, enters the elite unicorn club

20 Dec 2019

Lenskart raises $231 million, enters the elite unicorn club

Lenskart, a Faridabad-based start-up providing a platform to buy eyewear online, has reportedly raised $231 million in a Series G round of funding led by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.

Marketing intelligence start-up Slintel raises $1.5 million seed funding

16 Dec 2019

Marketing intelligence start-up Slintel raises $1.5 million seed funding

Slintel, a San Francisco-headquartered SaaS start-up which provides lead intelligence and sales enablement support to businesses, has raised $1.5 million in a seed round of funding.

These video games can teach you management strategies

14 Dec 2019

These video games can teach you management strategies

Business management is a daunting task and not everyone knows it intuitively.

Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors

13 Dec 2019

Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors

Just a couple of weeks after raising a whopping $1 billion, One97 Communications, the parent of digital payments giant Paytm, has raised $669.5 million (roughly Rs. 4,724 crore) in another round of funding.

Arjun Kapoor aims to improve gender parity with his start-up

13 Dec 2019

Arjun Kapoor aims to improve gender parity with his start-up

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor who recently turned investor by co-investing in food delivery start-up FoodCloud, has said that his company is aiming to improve gender parity in our society.

Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

13 Dec 2019

Zetwerk raises Rs. 225 crore in Series B round

Zetwerk, a Bengaluru-based B2B online marketplace that connects buyers and suppliers for manufacturing jobs, has raised Rs. 225 crore ($32 million) in a Series B round of funding.