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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.

Noida-based point-of-sales (PoS) deploying company Pine Labs has raised $125 million from Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore and PayPal, the largest Us-based digital payments company. Both Paypal and Temasek have acquired minority stakes in Pine Labs.Sequoia India, which first invested in Pine Labs in 2009, remains...
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The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-Madras) has incubated a startup whose objective was to help other startups. Named as YNOS Venture Engine CC (Catalyse & Create) Pvt Ltd, the startup is nurtured at the incubation cell at IIT-M’s Research Park and works to enhance the success of early stage...
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Indian government's policy think tank NITI Aayog is planning to launch a new portal in next six months that will allow private organisations, especially startups, to use public data available with various ministries for innovation and come up with sector-specific solutions, announced Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog,
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Investigative website Cobrapost’s investigation titled ‘Operation-136’ part-2 says that Ajay Shekhar Sharma, who is senior vice president at Paytm and brother of PayTM founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, allegedly claimed that the e-wallet company backed by Softbank and Alibaba had received a call from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) demanding...

A tech start-up in Lucknow is working on a business model to deliver tea at customers' houses with a drone. In partnership with Online Kaka, a food delivery startup also based out of Lucknow, Tech Eagle invented a drone which will deliver tea up to 10 km and have...

In order to regulate India's $500 billion start-up funding market, the government is considering to set up a regulating institution named 'Alternate Markets Commission' (AMC), which would be responsible for drafting regulations to infuse confidence and make it easier for unlisted firms to raise money from investors.Interestingly and a...

Gurgaon headquartered mobile-based news and entertainment content aggregator NewsDog has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding led by Chinese internet giant Tencent, reported Economic Times. The funding is being touted as one of the largest start-up deals in the news and entertainment...

Bangalore-based retail technology startup Mobisy, which helps companies increase their sales and streamline supple chain through its mobile first saas solution, has announced on Monday that it has received a second round of venture capital funding of $3.5 million ( ~ Rs 24 crores), led by SIDBI Venture Capital...

Hyderabad Metro Rail is planning to soon provide electric vehicle (EV) charging facility at metro stations in partnership with PowerGrid Corporation of India Ltd. With this, Hyderabad Metro will be the first metro rail in the country to provide the facility. The EV charging stations will be monitored and...

After the launch of China's bicycle sharing startup Ofo, in December, another similar startup from China is all set to foray into India. According to a report, app-based bicycle-sharing platform Mobike is on verge of making its entry into the Indian market in the next few...