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Intercity bus service YOLO raises $800,000 in seed funding, plans to go pan-India in a year's time
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Intercity bus service YOLO raises $800,000 in seed funding, plans to go pan-India in a year's time

Co-founded by Gupta and Mukul Shah, and Danish Chopra, YOLO runs on an Uber-like template, where it does not own buses, but it takes care of the operational side of the business

MakeMyTrip's Q3 loss narrows to $11 mn; founder Deep Kalra takes up executive chairman role, Rajesh Magow elevated as Group CEO
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MakeMyTrip's Q3 loss narrows to $11 mn; founder Deep Kalra takes up executive chairman role, Rajesh Magow elevated as Group CEO

MakeMyTrip Group achieved record quarterly gross bookings of over 1.7 billion dollars, the company said.

MakeMyTrip looks to add over 10,000 alternative accommodations in India in 2020
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MakeMyTrip looks to add over 10,000 alternative accommodations in India in 2020

Online travel firm MakeMyTrip is looking to add over 10,000 alternative accommodation properties in India in 2020, with the company expecting to achieve double-digit growth in the segment during the period

Facebook-backed site Meesho raises $125 million in funding raised by Naspers
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Facebook-backed site Meesho raises $125 million in funding raised by Naspers

The new funds will allow Mesho to expand further outside India’s major metropolitan regions.

Govt to come out with national e-commerce policy within 12 months, says commerce minister Piyush Goyal
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Govt to come out with national e-commerce policy within 12 months, says commerce minister Piyush Goyal

The government will come out with a national e-commerce policy within 12 months to facilitate achieving holistic growth of the sector

Swiggy raises $1 billion in funding round, led by the internet group Naspers
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Swiggy raises $1 billion in funding round, led by the internet group Naspers

Naspers said in a statement it had invested $660 million in Swiggy during this latest round

Chinese travel services provider Ctrip likely to join Zomato's financing round, may invest around $100 million
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Chinese travel services provider Ctrip likely to join Zomato's financing round, may invest around $100 million

Ctrip will be joined by Zomato’s existing backer Ant Financial and a couple of new financial investors

Flipkart Plus launched: Similar to Amazon Prime, but without subscription fees
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Flipkart Plus launched: Similar to Amazon Prime, but without subscription fees

After Flipkart First, the platform is once again venturing into the subscription-based model.

Former MakeMyTrip COO Mohit Gupta to head Zomato's food delivery business
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Former MakeMyTrip COO Mohit Gupta to head Zomato's food delivery business

Mohit Gupta has over 20 years of experience in travel e-commerce business in India, Zomato said in a statement

Reliance Jio announces 'Oppo Monsoon Offer' with up to 3.2 TB of free 4G data
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Reliance Jio announces 'Oppo Monsoon Offer' with up to 3.2 TB of free 4G data

Jio is providing up to 3.2 terabytes of 4G data and benefits upto Rs 4,900 as part of the 'Jio Oppo Monsoon Offer'

Indians prefer long-haul foreign tourist attractions this summer; bookings up 25 percent, says report
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Indians prefer long-haul foreign tourist attractions this summer; bookings up 25 percent, says report

With summer vacations fast approaching, most Indians are planning to head to long-haul international destinations with booking going up by 25 percent

Flipkart partners with MakeMyTrip, will allow travel bookings to be done through its mobile app
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Flipkart partners with MakeMyTrip, will allow travel bookings to be done through its mobile app

The partnership between Flipkart and MakeMyTrip will be rolled out with domestic flight bookings in the next few weeks.

Flipkart enters online travel space, ties up with MakeMyTrip; flight bookings to be kicked off first
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Flipkart enters online travel space, ties up with MakeMyTrip; flight bookings to be kicked off first

MakeMyTrip's brands, including Goibibo and redBus, will leverage the large customer base of Flipkart to drive online bookings

Visionaries or 'employeepreneurs'? India's tech unicorns hide weaknesses that deserve a hard look
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Visionaries or 'employeepreneurs'? India's tech unicorns hide weaknesses that deserve a hard look

Do post-1991 tech startups rooted in India deserve a treatment similar to what post-1947 steel or cement makers received?

Facebook is closely working with marketers and advertisers to drive business growth in India
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Facebook is closely working with marketers and advertisers to drive business growth in India

With 2.1 billion monthly active users globally, Facebook currently has 212 million monthly active users on smartphones in India.

Travel portals resorting to freebies to woo customers during the festival season
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Travel portals resorting to freebies to woo customers during the festival season

The companies are betting big on festive season to cash in on the trend of people preferring to travel during the festivities.

Ashish Kashyap resigns as MakeMyTrip president, to spend more time to 'create new opportunities'
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Ashish Kashyap resigns as MakeMyTrip president, to spend more time to 'create new opportunities'

"The last ten years have been a fantastic journey and I feel privileged to have played a part in the creation and rapid growth of several leading technology brands in India," Kashyap said.

Internet's contribution to India's GDP may grow to nearly 16 percent by 2020: Study
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Internet's contribution to India's GDP may grow to nearly 16 percent by 2020: Study

Internet's contribution to the country's GDP at about 5.6 per cent in 2015-16 and is estimated to grow to nearly 16 per cent (Rs 36 lakh crore) by 2020.

Nokia 6 to go on sale on 23 August as an Amazon-exclusive, pre-registration is mandatory
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Nokia 6 to go on sale on 23 August as an Amazon-exclusive, pre-registration is mandatory

HMD Global's current top-end Android offering, the Nokia 6 is now open for registrations for its first sale via Amazon India scheduled on 23 August. The e-commerce giants have also stated on their website that registrations are mandatory to be a part of the sale next month.

Lessons from MakeMyTrip fiasco: Look before you tweet is the new business rule
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Lessons from MakeMyTrip fiasco: Look before you tweet is the new business rule

As part of an organisation, an individual’s public statement is perceived as part of the organisation