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.

Media house NDTV announced that its shareholders have approved sale of its automobile e-commerce firm Fifth Gear Ventures Limited (FGVL), which owned and operated automobile e-commerce portal carandbike.com (earlier known as NDTV Auto), to Autobyte Private Limited. NDTV had sought approval for "subscription of equity shares by Autobyte Private Limited...

Vodafone India has introduced the Ready Start-up Kit that has solutions aimed to give complete visibility, manageability, and control over various business assets to startup owners. The kit aims at grabbing IoT business from startups across the country. Vodafone India will offer complimentary access to Vodafone's IoT Managed Connectivity...

Rajesh Magow, co-founder and CEO of MakeMyTrip, has rejoined the board of Flipkart a little over two years after stepping down from the same. Rajesh has been re-appointment as an independent director at Flipkart, the country's largest online retailer. Rajesh's previous stint on the Flipkart board was between May 2012...

Bengaluru-based Chimple Learning, a two-year-old self-funded startup has just won a $1 million ‘milestone prize’ for becoming one of five finalists in the Global learning XPRIZE, which was provided $15 million by none other than Elon Musk. Chimple is part of Zoolore Learning Foundation,...

Hyderabad-based fintech startup HighRadius has secured $50 million (Rs 321.51 crore) in funding from Susquehanna Growth Equity, a private equity and venture capital arm of Susquehanna International Group, LLP. Post investment, Amir Goldman and Ben Weinberg from Susquehanna Growth Equity will join the HighRadius board of...

Earlier, last week India's central bank Reserve Bank of India (RBI) showed its discomfort with Bitcoin while agreeing that it may make cryptocurrencies in the country as legal tender. Now, in a latest development RBI is considering its own cryptocurrency since it is not comfortable with non-fiat cryptocurrency like...

Chennai-based Inthree Access, a parent company of rural e-commerce platform Boonbox, has raised an undisclosed pre series A round from a group of investors including Keiretsu Forum and existing investors Indian Angel Network. Established by Inthree Access, Boonbox is an exclusive rural e-commerce platform. Incorporated in 2011, Boonbox...

Nomura Financial Advisory and Securities (India) Pvt. Ltd has valued Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd at $1.4 billion at a time the Gurgaon headquartered foodtech startup is in talks with Chinese payments firm Alibaba's Ant Financial Services Group to raise $100-$200 million. “Zomato, in our view, is the only...

Mistletoe - The Japanese investor and incubator founded by Taizo Son, and partners, GSF - India’s leading tech accelerator founded by Rajesh Sawhney and Infobridge - Indo-Japan business consultancy, announced the launch of "Gastrotope", a new Agrifood tech accelerator in India, announced the company in a press release today. Gastrotope...

pi Ventures announces the appointment of Abishek Surendran as a full-time Partner at the AI, ML and IoT focused early stage venture fund. Abishek will be involved in strategy, deal flow and mentoring portfolio companies. Abishek has been an early stage technology investor with multiple years of experience investing in...