On-demand delivery platforms--Zomato and Swiggy, have now announced that they will start delivering alcohol in Odisha starting today.
Amazon India to add 50,000 temporary roles for warehousing, delivery network to meet surge in demand for products
E-commerce major Amazon India on Friday said it will add 50,000 'seasonal' or temporary roles to meet the surge in online demand for products, particularly from those most vulnerable to being out in public in the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic
Amazon enters Indian food delivery market, to compete against Zomato, Swiggy; starts operations in select parts of Bengaluru
Amazon India on Thursday said it is launching its food delivery operations in select parts of Bengaluru, a move that will see the e-commerce giant compete against major players like Zomato and Swiggy in the country
Coronavirus Lockdown: Swiggy, Zomato start home delivery of alcohol in Ranchi; to add other cities over next couple of days
Swiggy, on-demand delivery platform, has enabled online processing and home delivery of alcohol through the ‘Wine Shops’ category on the Swiggy app
Office-sharing startup WeWork India lays off 20% of workforce as COVID-19 lockdowns weigh; eyes to be profitable by early 2021
In October last year, WeWork India’s chief shareholder Jitu Virwani had said the company would be profitable by end of 2020.
Coronavirus Lockdown: After Zomato, Swiggy sacks 1,100 employees as pandemic continues to hurt business
Joining arch rival Zomato, food delivery platform Swiggy on Monday announced to lay off 1,100 employees, nearly 14 per cent of its workforce, spanning across grades and functions in the cities and head office over the next few days as Covid-19 continues to hurt its business across verticals, IANS reported
Startup community stares at fund crunch in absence of venture capital, reinvents businesses to survive economic slowdown
The rapid global economic slowdown, India’s coronavirus lockdown of 1.3 billion people and an exodus of venture capital are testing a start-up community that has quickly become one of the world’s biggest, raising a record $14.9 billion last year
Swiggy co-founder Rahul Jaimini quits after 6 years but to continue as board member; to join edutech platform
Jaimini will be joining Pesto Tech, a career accelerator start-up, as their co-founder, Swiggy said in a statement.
Zomato to target alcohol deliveries, aims to cash in on demand for liquor post-coronavirus lockdown: Report
Zomato has already diversified into grocery deliveries as the restrictions on movement shuttered some restaurants and people hesitated to order outside food due to fears of catching the disease.
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
Swiggy raises $43m in Series I round, funds likely to be used to expand new business; company's valuation goes past $3.65 bn
The latest fund-raising comes about 45 days after Swiggy raised $113 million led by South African internet giant Naspers, along with Hadley Harbour Master Investments and Meituan Dianping.
Amazon to foray into food delivery business in India, likely to partner with Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy
The report points out Amazon's food delivery open for its employees and started pilot testing its service in select parts of Bengaluru.
'Everything is data': Digital Jalebi's Nikhil Joshi talks immersive storytelling and data-driven experiences
Trans-disciplinary studio Digital Jalebi co-founder Nikhil Joshi is deeply interested in two experiential design trends gaining rapid traction on the Indian landscape: shifting to mediums beyond mobiles — essentially storytelling through immersive media, and data-driven experiences.
The online retail industry is braced for a possible 1 percent tax on each sale made by sellers on their platforms from April if the proposal is approved by parliament next month.
Swiggy launches 'BrandWorks' to co-create delivery brands with restaurants; model expected to generate revenue with nominal investment
Swiggy currently has 100 such brands on its platform that were co-created with 95 restaurant partners across 13 cities, the company said.
With UberEats in the bag, Zomato breaches Swiggy’s stronghold on food-delivery business in South India
Without considering customer overlap, the UberEats deal clearly puts Zomato ahead. The country-wide combined order volume of Zomato and UberEats will be 46-47 million
No fair play as Amazon, Flipkart, Swiggy, Zomato labels have unfair advantage, say merchants, restaurants
'How will we pay our EMIs?': Out of service, Ola, Uber drivers in Assam warn of 'aggressive movement', demand immediate restoration of mobile internet
Over 12,000 Ola and Uber drivers in Assam have threatened to start an aggressive movement against the government as mobile internet ban enters the seventh day amidst anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests
Zomato and UberEats may become the biggest by the number of orders and size ahead of Swiggy, if the merger deal takes place, the report said.
Accel was one of the first investors in some of India’s marquee startups such as Flipkart, Ola, Myntra, Freshworks, Swiggy, and UrbanClap.