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.

Mumbai based home & beauty services startup, Taskbob, owned by Crenovative Ideas, shuts down its operations, the company informed users in an email that was reviewed by IndianWeb2. In an internal communication, Taskbob co-founder and CEO Aseem Khare said the company shut down its operations as of January...

Enterprise IoT solutions startup Tyre Express has raised an undisclosed amount in seed round from IvyCamp. Tyre Express is co-founded by an alumni team from SP Jain and Saïd Business School (University of Oxford). Tyre Express is also part of NASSCOM 10000 Startups and is supported by...
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Elon Musk was right when he said that Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems and automation will eventually take over most human jobs and, in what can be seen as a first case in India where the country's software giant Infosys has "released" 8,000-9,000 employees in the past one year because...

Chinese accelerator and venture fund ZDream Ventures has lately acquired Delhi-Austin based Xeler8 Inc., an intelligence platform providing startups database for Venture capital and Private equity firms. The terms of the deal remain undisclosed. The team, of the strength of a dozen will be absorbed into...

CashRich, a Mumbai-based fin-tech startup, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from three prominent angel investors in the UK. CashRich is a smart mobile investment app for anyone seeking better ways to manage their money. The app is currently in beta phase (pilot-testing) and shall...

Invest India, an investment promotion and facilitation agency of the Government of India has tied up with Reliance Group’s IOT venture UNLIMIT to launch the first-ever Internet of Things (IoT) contest -- interThrone, the contest aims to provide a platform to ideate, create and make the best...

A month after one of its delivery boy's murder in Bengaluru, Flipkart has launched "Project Nanjunda" that enables delivery boys to raise an alarm in case of an emergency. During an emergency, a delivery boy or a field executive can trigger an SOS by pressing the "Nanjunda" button which sends...

On its first anniversary, Startup India - a GOI initiative, has launched Startup India Learning Program -- a free online Entrepreneurship program for entrepreneurs in India. The aim of the program is to help entrepreneurs get their ideas and ventures to the next level through structured learning. The program...

Now that 2016 is behind us, the time to retrospect is ripe. For governments, establishments, and you. As you set up your 2017 plans in motion, here's a snapshot of the hottest technology sectors of 2016, basis VC investment activity -- analyzed by Tracxn, a startup that tracks and...
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In an Annual Deals Report CY 2016 released by News Corp VCCEdge, the financial research platform of News Corp VCCircle, Maharashtra topped the chart of states attracting PE/VC funding by recording 303 deals worth $ 4462 mn, in year 2016. However city-wise, Bengaluru pipped Mumbai in terms of number of...