Indian Startups

Microsoft To Now Bet Big On Late-Stage Indian Startups

Software giant Microsoft has decided to go for a change in its course when it comes to the Indian Startup Ecosystem. After observing the ecosystem up and close, the tech biggie has decided to focus all its attention on promising later-stage startups in the country through its Bengaluru-based accelerator...
Gurgaon-based CityFurnish is a Rental Startup Trying to Free People From the Burden of Owning

India's furniture market is growing at a celebratory pace. According to "India Furniture Market 2012-2022" report by Research and Markets, the country's furniture market is anticipated to cross the $27 Billion mark by 2022. Increasing urbanisation, rising trend of nuclear families, and expanding working population base coupled...

Trell, India’s fastest growing visual blogging app for explorers and travelers has recently had the distinction of being the only Indian company nominated in ‘Top 20’ for the global finals of the Worldwide Mobile UX Awards. The startup would...

LoveVivah.com, India’s 1stMatrimonial platform linked with Aadhaar, today announces the launch of its mobile app, empowering users with easy and handy access to search for their soul mate. Available for both, Android and iOS users, and the user-friendly app is created with an...
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...
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...

IIM Bangalore's NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) has shortlisted eight early-stage non-profits for its 18-month incubation programme. All the selected eight startups are working on solving some of the toughest education and skills challenges that poor communities in the country are facing.The programme is...

It's no more a surprise that Modi's much-hyped initiative Startup India isn't exactly getting the kind of feedback he had expected. With each passing day, the noise about the slow pace of approvals to startups for tax sops is getting louder and louder. In order to curtail the damage,...