Indian Startups

India, being the growing nation, it is aggressively adapting digitization in most walks of life. With the surge in internet and smartphone usage in several developing countries across the globe, home automation solutions are evolving continuously. Whether it is an application across residential, commercial or hospitality segments, automation is...

It's finally happening. After 26 long years, the industrial policy of 1991 is finally being revamped to keep it in line with the changes the country and the industry has seen over the last two decades.According to PTI, The Department of industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), under...

In a move which could pave a new wave of ideas and innovation into the Indian startup industry, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced that she is considering putting together a SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) country meet for startups.Speaking at the recent launch of...

In order to provide its growing startup industry a better ecosystem for working, the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) recently notified a number of operational and compliance relaxations that put a smile on the face of many. Among them, the one relaxation that would make a real difference to...

Infosys-backed Navi Mumbai-based drone startup ideaForge Technology has recently received an order from India's largest energy conglomerate, NTPC Limited to supply two highly sophisticated unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) along with high-end programmatic sensors, Thermal Imaging Sensor and LiDAR Sensor.The devices made by the drone startup for...

The year 2017 has seen a number of early-stage funds being launched in the Indian startup ecosystem. The latest to join the grind is private accelerator Zone Startups India, a new early-stage venture capital funds.Zone Startups India is the Mumbai location of the famous Toronto-based...

Do you remember the days when you have to hire a cab for the entire day even though you needed to use it for a few hours? I guess no. After the dent made by services like Ola and Uber in the cab industry, it is hard to imagine...

500 Startups, a Silicon Valley-based early-stage venture fund and seed accelerator founded by Dave McClure and Christine Tsai in 2010, is on its way to make at least 10-12 investments in the Indian startup industry this year. This comes after the global venture capital seed fund went through a...

According to a recent survey conducted by the Entrepreneurship Cell (e-cell) of IIT-Bombay, the startup culture in the premier institute is growing rich in numbers by each passing year. The survey revealed that in the last three years, the number of student startups in the engineering institute has increased...

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has been slowly but steadily making its presence felt in the Indian startup scene over the last couple of years. While Amazon has launched a full blown attack into India, Alibaba has been keeping a low profile but going for the big guns. As of...