Kirti Sharma

She is a fun loving girl who's always scouting for innovative startups and fun entrepreneurs to write about. When not writing, you can find her perched in the corner of her room with her laptop running a serial marathon of her favorite sitcoms.
IIIT-H Signs MoU with MANAGE to Start an Agri Tech Startup Accelerator Programme

In order to encourage the growing agri tech industry in the country, IIIT-Hyderabad and National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) have recently joined hands and signed an MOU which aims to set up an Agri tech startup accelerator programme. Currently, about 60–70% of Indian population (directly or indirectly) depends...
Soon More Tax Reductions For Startups in India and Failed Startups Can Exit in 3 Months

Modi government seems to be pulling all stops to ensure that the burgeoning startup industry in the country remains on its path to success and doesn't gets sidetracked due to burden of unnecessary rules and regulations. In its latest dose of encouragement for the Indian startup industry, the government...

What's a success story without some bumps on the road? After having a dream run since the demonetisation storm hit India last November, Noida-based e-wallet company, Paytm has got itself its very first reprimand from a government organisation. India Post, the government-operated postal system in India, has sent...
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Going global and reaching out to more and more people beyond their home country is on the to-do list of majority of the startups. Software giant Microsoft has decided to help 14 such startups achieve this dream through the 11th cohort of its Microsoft Accelerator program. All the 14...
Google, Walmart Launch New E-Commerce Venture
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Global tech biggie Google and American multinational retailing corporation Walmart have decided to combine their expertise together and launch a new e-commerce venture that will make the retailer's products available on the internet giant's online shopping mall, Google Express. According to a report in The Wall Street...
Ola partners with Google to introduce 'Outstation' cabs to Maps

India's homegrown ride-hailing giant Ola has joined hands with global tech giant Google for its 'outstation' category. The new partnership will allow people using the services of Ola for their outstation journeys to easily find and book their inter-city rides facilitated by Google maps, which is considered as one...
Car Repair and Servicing Startups GoMechanic Grabs Funding from Orios Venture Capital

Gurgaon based Car repair and automobile servicing startup GoMechanic has successfully raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Orios Venture Partners, a Mumbai-based early stage venture fund which primarily invests in software and technology enabled startups. GoMechanic has built a reputation for itself in the Indian car repair...
Nestlé, Unilever, Walmart and Other Food Giants Partner with IBM Blockchain To Tackle Food Contamination
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IBM, which has acquired a unique status in the world of technology and innovation, has brought together a group of companies from across the global food supply chain. The consortium is considering adopting the tech giant's blockchain technology as a measure to put a much required end to contaminated...
Artificial Intelligence Will Not Eliminate Jobs in Asia: MIT Review
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While people all around the world are counting days to when they will lose their job to automation, a recent report in MIT Review has a different point of view to offer. According to the report, when it comes to Asia, AI will not results in any job cuts...
Facebook, Amazon and Google Are Bigger Threat To Banks Than Fintech Startups, Says WEF
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A recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report has taken everyone in the financial services sector by surprise. According to the report, 'Beyond Fintech: A Pragmatic Assessment of Disruptive Potential in Financial Services', as against the common belief that the Fintech sector is going to be the endgame...