Instagram is the new marketplace for India's social media savvy entrepreneurs
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Instagram is the new marketplace for India's social media savvy entrepreneurs

For the enterprising and social savvy Indian, the picture-sharing social media app Instagram has emerged as one of the newest frontiers of business.

Amazon quietly acquired Biba; may launch video messaging app
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Amazon quietly acquired Biba; may launch video messaging app

Amazon had quietly acquired a San Francisco-based startup called Biba Systems last year.

Google announces seven startups selected for its Launchpad Accelerator program
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Google announces seven startups selected for its Launchpad Accelerator program

Google has announced the seven startups from India that will be a part of the search giant's third edition of Launchpad Accelerator.

FreeCharge aims at getting 1 million merchants onboard in next 12 months
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FreeCharge aims at getting 1 million merchants onboard in next 12 months

The latest announcement from digital payments platform FreeCharge has reveals it is targeting to onboard one million merchants in the coming one year.

Ola partners with Apple Music, Sony LIV for its new 'Ola Play' connected car platform
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Ola partners with Apple Music, Sony LIV for its new 'Ola Play' connected car platform

At an event held today, Ola launched Ola Play, a connected car platform for ride sharing. The online taxi service claims that the platform will transform the in-car experience for users like never before.

Google acquires Qwiklabs, a cloud platform training startup
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Google acquires Qwiklabs, a cloud platform training startup

Qwiklabs was founded in 2012 and offers hands-on lab learning environments for cloud platforms and infrastructure vendors. The financial terms aren't disclosed.

Bosch India launches 18-week DNA startup accelerator program
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Bosch India launches 18-week DNA startup accelerator program

Bosch India has launched its first accelerator program for startups called ‘discover, nurture and align - DNA.’

Demonetisation: CashNoCash helps find ATMs, banks and post offices with cash availability
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Demonetisation: CashNoCash helps find ATMs, banks and post offices with cash availability

We are talking about CashNoCash , a website that went live on 14 November to help people find cashpoints nearest to them.

Demonetisation: While fintech startups gain, some sectors will face temporary downfall, says report
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Demonetisation: While fintech startups gain, some sectors will face temporary downfall, says report

The last couple of days have been chaotic with the government announcing currency demonetisation.

Startup series: Starting on a shoestring; building the MVP
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Startup series: Starting on a shoestring; building the MVP

An MVP, as founders will know, is a bare-bones prototype that can be used to test if the dream should remain a dream or if some elbow grease may help its realisation.

YourQuote: Startup founders move to Himalayas to build 'Instagram for writers'
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YourQuote: Startup founders move to Himalayas to build 'Instagram for writers'

How about a space for writers, just like we have Instagram for photos? Well, that's exactly what Ashish Singh and Harsh Snehanshu thought as they started their journey to build YourQuote.

Sachin Bansal, Bhavish Aggarwal to give Indian startups a voice with lobby group
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Sachin Bansal, Bhavish Aggarwal to give Indian startups a voice with lobby group

Sachin Bansal and Bhavish Aggrawal have put together a lobby group, which should give Indian startups consideration against the invasion of foreign businesses.

Indian startup building Indus OS now looking to tap Chinese OEMs
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Indian startup building Indus OS now looking to tap Chinese OEMs

Indus, the mobile developer startup that caught everyone's attention for building a localised version of Android for regional users, is now reportedly tapping into Chinese OEMs.

How big data can help e-commerce companies cut costs, during a sluggish economy
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How big data can help e-commerce companies cut costs, during a sluggish economy

In the last 4 years, e-Commerce companies have radically transformed the way India does business at every imaginable level and this swift transformation has primarily been riding on the heavy institutional investments.

Startup series: Slicing up the equity pie
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Startup series: Slicing up the equity pie

Early stage ventures often cannot afford to pay people market rates, nor can they risk core talent walking away easily. Giving equity to co-founders, who bring key talent, helps address these concerns.

Flipkart on its way to profitability, valuation markdowns didn't affect: Report
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Flipkart on its way to profitability, valuation markdowns didn't affect: Report

While Amazon and Flipkart are battling it out on the Diwali Sale front, the news about the latter's CFO Sanjay Baweja exiting the company hit headlines.

French Tech Tour to India 2016 is a platform bridging French and Indian tech ecosystems
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French Tech Tour to India 2016 is a platform bridging French and Indian tech ecosystems

The Trade & Investment Commission of France in India - Business France - is organising the first edition of what is called 'French Tech Tour to India'.

India has third largest startup base, expected to grow 2.2x times by 2020: Nasscom
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India has third largest startup base, expected to grow 2.2x times by 2020: Nasscom

The last couple of years witnessed how India has become a breeding ground for startups, but most recent reports have all been hinting at a slowdown, of sort.

Google acquires Eyefluence, a startup that integrates eye tracking into AR and VR applications
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Google acquires Eyefluence, a startup that integrates eye tracking into AR and VR applications

Eyefluence, an startup that focuses on using eye tracking for augmented reality and virtual reality applications has announced that it is joining Google.

Slack's rapid growth is starting to slow down
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Slack's rapid growth is starting to slow down

Slack has 4 million daily active users, 5.8 million weekly active users, more than 1.25 million paid users, and 33,000 paid teams.