Indian Startups

Showing of 1 - 20 from 31 results
Indian Startups - Total results - 31
COVID-19 aftermath: Funding divide among Indian startups makes survival difficult; while some bag millions, others struggle
Business

COVID-19 aftermath: Funding divide among Indian startups makes survival difficult; while some bag millions, others struggle

Funding in Indian tech-led startups rose by 14 percent in the first quarter of 2020 as compared to the same period last year, yet only 16 percent startups and SMEs have cash to survive for more than three months, revealed a recent survey

Indian tech-led startups attract funding worth $2.5 billion in first quarter of 2020, up 14% on-year: Report
Business

Indian tech-led startups attract funding worth $2.5 billion in first quarter of 2020, up 14% on-year: Report

Indian tech-led startups attracted funding worth $2.5 billion in the first quarter of 2020, a 14 percent rise compared to the same period last year, a report by research and consulting firm HexGn said

CAWACH to provide support for start-ups to find innovative solutions against COVID-19: 5 startups that have already stepped it up
Health

CAWACH to provide support for start-ups to find innovative solutions against COVID-19: 5 startups that have already stepped it up

CAWACH stands for Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health. It has a Rs 56 crore kitty to back start-ups and out-of-the-box ideas to beat coronavirus.

Oyo Rooms accused of questionable practices, toxic culture and fraud by former employees, hotel partners
News & Analysis

Oyo Rooms accused of questionable practices, toxic culture and fraud by former employees, hotel partners

Oyo has also imposed extra fees on hotels and declined to pay the hotels the full amounts they claimed they were owed, according to interviews

The Indian startups that caught the eye of Bill Gates
News & Analysis

The Indian startups that caught the eye of Bill Gates

Bill Gates has shown an interest in startups specialising in healthcare, sanitation, etc.

Indian Hotels check out of Oyo app citing hidden charges levied by platform
News & Analysis

Indian Hotels check out of Oyo app citing hidden charges levied by platform

Oyo charges hotels a roughly 20 percent franchise fee on room revenues, but some Indian hotel operators say it ends up taking half or more of revenues

Indian startups raise $3.9 billion in first half of 2019; financing boom likely to pick up further in second half of the year
Business

Indian startups raise $3.9 billion in first half of 2019; financing boom likely to pick up further in second half of the year

The funding came in as seed, or very early investments, to Series F deals in startups that are less than 10 years old

ISRO's space incubator to nurture startups creating cutting-edge space technology
science

ISRO's space incubator to nurture startups creating cutting-edge space technology

The first such space tech incubator will be set up in Agartala, followed by 5 others across India.

Flipkart raises $1.4 bn, the biggest in its history, from Microsoft, Tencent; buys out eBay India
Business

Flipkart raises $1.4 bn, the biggest in its history, from Microsoft, Tencent; buys out eBay India

The fundraising values Flipkart at $11.6 billion, significantly lower than $15 billion value it commanded in 2015. However, it should act a confidence booster dose for fund-starved Indian startups.

Homestay aggregator Stayzilla shuts shop; founder laments vanity metrics like GMV
Business

Homestay aggregator Stayzilla shuts shop; founder laments vanity metrics like GMV

We could not even recoup what we put in, necessitating very large capital requirement simply to sustain growth, Stayzilla founder Yogendra Vasupal said in a blog post

Facebook invests $40,000 in Indian fashion startup CoutLoot, as part of its FbStart programme
News & Analysis

Facebook invests $40,000 in Indian fashion startup CoutLoot, as part of its FbStart programme

CoutLoot, an end-to-end fashion re-commerce platform, has been selected for Facebook's developer-focused "FbStart" programme, receiving access to $40,000 worth of credits and services from the social networking giant.

Chinese investors bullish about Indian startups; jointly provide $50 mn of funding
Startup

Chinese investors bullish about Indian startups; jointly provide $50 mn of funding

A dozen Chinese investors offered at a technology summit here on Sunday to jointly provide funding of about $50 million (Rs 334 crore) for Indian start-ups.

Google is inviting startups for its third 'Launchpad Accelerator' program; here's how you take part
Startup

Google is inviting startups for its third 'Launchpad Accelerator' program; here's how you take part

Google on Thursday asked for applications to attend the next session of its "Launchpad Accelerator programme" through which startups can utilise Google's mentorship and product access to scale business and capitalise on local markets

E-commerce site AskMe shuts down, thousands of employees laid off
Startup

E-commerce site AskMe shuts down, thousands of employees laid off

In yet another sad chapter in the Indian startup ecosystem, e-commerce site and consumer internet search platform AskMe has shut down and is in the process of laying off its 4000 odd staff

Startup Village, Facebook team up to help budding Indian entrepreneurs
Startup

Startup Village, Facebook team up to help budding Indian entrepreneurs

Kochi's Startup Village had launched its first digital incubator for students known as SV.CO, which has now partnered with Facebook to offer a broader exposure to students.

Softbank president Nikesh Arora resigns as Son wants to continue as CEO
Business

Softbank president Nikesh Arora resigns as Son wants to continue as CEO

The company said Arora's resignation from the position of Representative Director and Director of SBG will become effective with the expiration of the term of office

Prince William lauds Indian innovations and tech: Royal couple's visit update
Entertainment

Prince William lauds Indian innovations and tech: Royal couple's visit update

Impressed with Indian innovations, Prince William said entrepreneurs have a major role to play as the country is home to a sixth of the world population

Scarcity of proper talent a major issue
Startup

Scarcity of proper talent a major issue

In the last five years the economy has witnessed significant rise in the number of start-up companies, which is still growing.

Google launches new initiatives for Google Apps, cloud credits for startups in India
News & Analysis

Google launches new initiatives for Google Apps, cloud credits for startups in India

Google announced the launch of two new initiatives to further fuel its momentum in India in an aim to equip Indian enterprises and startups with Google Apps and cloud services.

India youngest startup nation, 80000 jobs created: Nasscom India Startup Report
News & Analysis

India youngest startup nation, 80000 jobs created: Nasscom India Startup Report

NASSCOM, that has been studying the startup scene here, has released its second report titled 'Start-up India – Momentous Rise of the Indian Start-up Ecosystem” along with Zinnov.