Vardaan

Founding editor at IndianWeb2, he's been writing at IndianWeb2 since 2007. Apart from blogging he had a professional career of software developer, Ux developer and search engine marketer in past. His vision of IndianWeb2 has been laid down so as to showcase, encourage and propagate Indian startups, innovation and entrepreneurship ideas.

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has tied up with with Uber to explore deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) on the cab aggregator's platform in several cities across India, the automaker said today. The company, which has already tied up with Uber's Indian rival Ola to build an electric mass mobility ecosystem...

In continuation to our earlier post today where we reported that InMobi co-founder Amit Gupta had quit the company to start his own venture which is a bicycle sharing startup called Yulu Bikes. The startup is now reported to begin operations in Bengaluru in the coming weeks. Yulu,...

Mumbai based payment gateway Billdesk has launched ‘Coinome’, India's first crypto-currency exchange. The exchange plans to support 20 mainstream crypto-currencies including bitcoin, by 2018. Coinome will allow users to be on-boarded via Instant e-KYC. Users can start transacting in crypto-currencies almost immediately upon registering. The 24x7 exchange supports instant deposits...

InMobi’s co-founder Amit Gupta is stepping down from his executive role within the company, in just after five months, to launch internet of things-driven bicycle sharing startup Yulu. Backed by Softbank, InMobi was founded by Amit Gupta along with Naveen Tewari, Mohit Saxena and Abhay Singhal in 2007. While Mohit...
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With an aim to create a pool of highly skilled tech workforce that is readily employable by the Industry and help spur innovation, Google India, in association with technology learning platform Pluralsight and educational institution Udacity, on Thursday announced a new scholarship programme. According to the Google, this scholarship...

State Bank of India (SBI) is all set to launch India’s first comprehensive digital service platform, YONO, which stands for ‘You Only Need One’. An integrated omni-channel digital platform that offers just about everything related to financial services and lifestyle products, YONO will be launched by Union Finance Minister Arun...
Prominent FinTech Startup 'Ripple' Is Now Opening An office in India

Three banks (Axis Bank, Standard Chartered, and Rakbank) have announced their decision to adopt Ripple’s blockchain-based payment platform, the RippleNet, as a means of making cross-border transactions. To meet increasing demand for real-time payment services, Axis Bank (based in India), Standard Chartered (Singapore), and RAKBANK (United Arab Emirates) will now...
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Facebook on Wednesday introduced its digital training and startup training hubs in India aimed at helping small businesses and people grow by giving them the digital skills they need to compete in today's digital economy. Facebook said it plans to train more than half a million people in the country...

Asia Pacific saw the largest year-over-year incremental cross-border purchases with India, China and South Korea contributing most, a report said on Tuesday. Pitney Bowes, global technology company, released the 2017 Pitney Bowes Global Ecommerce Study – analysing the global ecommerce landscape from both a retailer and consumer perspective. The study is...
TCS to carve out a new brand identity for its artificial intelligence product Ignio

In July, we reported that Karnataka will set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for data science and artificial intelligence (AI) along with the IT industry's apex body Nasscom as its programme and implementation partner. Now according to the latest news coming in, the first of its kind port-based...