articles by Avanish Tiwary

Business

Our co-traveller rating is aimed at ensuring a safe share ride, explains BlaBlaCar

The company will first educate people about the benefits of ride sharing

Corporate

Flipkart to Zomato: E-tail Davids take victory baton in this year's fund-raising party

E-commerce, its off-shoots and other tech-based product start-ups were the centre of attention for investors this year

Biztech

Big data startup Aureus Analytics developing new products for banks, insurance firms

One of the key use cases that Aureus is working on right now is to find out which insurance customer is most likely to lapse on its insurance premium.

Corporate

Itz Cash's MD explains why payment bank licence will be a game changer for his co

"We can help our customers in other banking services, such as domestic, international money transfers, provide third-party financial services products, cash withdrawals, etc."

Corporate

Check out Zopper, a start-up that allows you to compare prices in offline, online stores

Experts and investors opine that price comparison websites will slowly evolve to cater to the changes in shopping trends.

Corporate

Zomato to launch app for cashless payments at hotels

In a move which was expected to come sooner than later, a few days ago Zomato expanded its revenue source by introducing advertisements on its mobile app.

Startups

Riding on mobiles: Online-only sales give brands the first mover advantage

More and more people getting exposed to the Internet and online shopping. Access to internet-enabled smartphones is also adding to the e-commerce wave.

Corporate

Open to any sector legal in India: Green House Ventures explains its funding philosophy

A lot of easy money started pouring in as seed money. But, how many of those ideas which got converted into prototypes received Series A funding?

Corporate

The new cool: Watch online or mobile content on your TV with this palm-sized dongle

Teewe dongle uses the local Wi-Fi network and all that a user has to do is to install its app on their mobile, which works as a remote control to play any content stored on any device on television.

Startups

Now you can buy industrial goods online too; just log on to Tolexo

Currently, there are more than 50,000 products listed on the website and at least 10 more product categories will be added this year

Startups

Ab ki baar, disruption: TiEcon to focus on disruptive technologies and business models

The manufacturing industry will get disrupted because of a lot factors

Corporate

No offers, but Mydala helps grocery shopping; founder Anisha Singh explains how

What it does for an FMCG brand is that it allows them to disperse information directly to the buyer, which they were not able to do earlier.

Corporate

Zomato's Deepinder Goyal says you'll soon be able to pay for meals with their app

"We will move all the traffic from Gastronauci to Zomato. We will redirect the traffic to our page, which means, first we will have to come up with a Polish version of Zomato."

Corporate

Urban Ladder has no plans to expand into new cities. Founders explain why

The idea is to build a fleet of apps or tech-based solutions for customers

Startups

How Unbxd is making online shopping a lot easier for you

The software, which throws up customised preferences, reduces the time a buyer spends on an e-commerce website searching for items of her choice

Startups

How celeb endorsements, small towns are crucial to online brand Yepme's growth

Sandeep Sharma, co-founder, Yepme, talks about the company's international launch, and the huge demand the portal is seeing from smaller towns.

Corporate

How deal sites like Groupon, MyDala have adapted to thrive in India

While deal sites like Dealsmagic.com, MasthiDeals.com and Taggle.com shut shop some have managed to survive with some innovative strategies.

Startups

NextDrop: A startup that informs you what time water will be supplied in your area

The 25,000 registered users of Next Drop across three cities, Hubli, Dharwar and Bangalore, get an SMS alert an hour before the water is likely to come in their areas. Users can also ask for specific information related to water supply and the company will reply to that as well.

Startups

NextDrop: A startup that informs you what time water will be supplied in your area

The 25,000 registered users of Next Drop across three cities, Hubli, Dharwar and Bangalore, get an SMS alert an hour before the water is likely to come in their areas. Users can also ask for specific information related to water supply and the company will reply to that as well.

Corporate

Brick and mortar business bigger than online, says Woodland India MD

Harkirat Singh, Managing Director, Woodland India, talks to Firstbiz about adventure sports in India and how the company is building the sector by venturing into new product lines.