Samiksha Jain

Samiksha is a digital enthusiast and identifies herself as an entertainment junkie, writer, bona-fide foodie, dreamer and a self-lover. At IndianWeb2 she aims to gain insights on the startup ecosystem more closely.
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Here another week ends and that too with some surprises and celebration for the startup ecosystem. Where this some new startup accelerators launched for India, on the other hand, ecosystem saw the resignation and appointment of some prominent faces, new reports were revealed and government announcements. In...
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Customer support platform Helpshift has appointed Linda Crawford, Salesforce veteran executive as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Crawford will take the helm immediately, while founder and current CEO Abinash Tripathy will become Helpshift’s Chief Strategy Officer. In her new role,...

The venture-capital arm of the tyres to transmissions tower conglomerate, RPG Group has invested $1 million in an online portal for old age-senior-care, Seniority. With this investment RPG Group ventures into senior care e-commerce. The current investment is part of RPG Group’s strategy...

EarlySalary, India’s fintech startup to offer salary advances and instant cash loans has raised its first round of debt financing of Rs 5 cr from IFMR Capital. Prior to this, In May 2017, the startup has announced its Series...

We are halfway to 2017, and buzz of funding slowdown, startup shutdown, lack of innovation etc has already caught its pace. There are talks of startup bubble bursting down, but there are still some insist that the startup bubble has not burst yet. Though investors have become...

After completion of three successful batches with 16 companies, Edugild, an initiative of Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), Pune paves way for the 4th batch of its accelerator programme. The global edtech startup accelerator will create a customized...
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At a high powered billion dollar panel discussion held at the inaugural of 12th Edition of 2 day TiE-ISB Connect 2017 with the theme “The Next Trillion - Where and How to Create’ organized at the Indian School of Business on Thursday in...
Flipkart, Amazon Won't Be Allowed To Make Sales More Than 25% From One Vendor, Says DIPP

According to the Forrester's the Indian Online Retail Market, H1 2017 report, India is the fastest-growing online retail market in the world. As per the report, e-commerce sales in India will reach $64 billion by 2021, growing at a five-year compound annual growth...

Hotel aggregator OYO Rooms has secured  $250 million from its existing investor SoftBank, with new investor Hero Enterprise also coming on board, reports ETtech. The Japanese telecom and internet conglomerate has invested through its $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, making this the second major...
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In July 2017, IndianWeb2 reported that the logistics arm of online marketplace Snapdeal’s Vulcan Express is soon going to acquired by express distribution and supply-chain companies, Gati, Peepul Capital and TVS Logistics. With this acquisition, Snapdeal looks to gain...