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.

It’s no longer a surprise that ecommerce has become an indispensable part of the lives of majority of Indians. With traffic issues plaguing the cities and time becoming a more precious commodity than ever, ecommerce shopping is allowing people to shop from the comfort of their homes, offices without...
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China has once again done it. While others are still simply talking about it, China’s JD.com, also called Jingdong, is soon going to have super-sized delivery drones at the service of its customers. Considered China's largest online retailer, JD.com has a national distribution network that matches...

In what could be considered as an excellent news coming in for the Indian startup industry, private equity/venture capital (PE/VC) investments in the ecosystem reached a whopping $8.7 billion in the September quarter, a figure which is significantly higher than what was recorded for the same period last year....

India's homegrown ride-hailing giant Ola today officially confirmed that it has raised a whopping $1.1 billion funding in a round led by Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent. Reportedly, the talks for the same have been in the works for over a year now. According to media reports,...

Indian social media circuit has witnessed another high profile exit. This time, Facebook India Managing Director Umang Bedi has bid the social networking giant adieu just about 16 months after joining the organisation. Bedi is the second top executive to quit Facebook India in the past two years. Bedi...
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The Internet of Things or IoT, as many of us famously call it, is considered as one of the few emerging technologies that has the potential of changing the way the entire world works. Gartner predicts that there will be about 8.4 billion connected devices by the end of...

It’s high time that the whole of India gets to experience the perks of a digital world. While the Modi government has its Digital India initiative at place for transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy, Niti Aayog has come up with a digital initiative of...

Innovative startups working towards the progress of Artificial Intelligence (AI), here’s your chance to shine and get your innovation noticed to the entire world. Microsoft Ventures has joined hands with venture capital firms, Notion Capital, Vertex Ventures Israel, and Madrona Venture Group to unveil a global competition which aims...

Indian e-wallet firm Paytm started the year on a high after Modi government’s sudden demonetisation surprise sprung on the citizens of the country last year came as a blessing in disguise for the firm. Post the demonetisation announcement, India saw the popularity of its mobile payment service sector increasing...

Palo Alto and Bengaluru-based virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) firm GridRaster has a raised a whopping $2 million in seed funding. The funds were raised from a group of venture capital firms, which included Exfinity Ventures, Lumia Capital, Pipeline Capital, NexStar Partners, Unshackled Ventures...