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Wed, 22 November 2017

Badass dude fearlessly takes care of snake on a train w - Mashable

  A brave passenger on a train in in Jakarta, Indonesia, saved the day after a snake brought riders' commute to a sudden stop on Tuesday. We'll spare you the obvious and cheesy Snakes on a Train jokes. SEE ALSO: ...

Apple will launch a new iPhone SE in 2018, report says w - Mashable

A cheaper version of the iPhone could launch in the next few months. According to a new report from China Economic News Service that cites supply chain sources, Apple plans to launch an updated version of its smaller ...

Jugnoo Starts Its Auto Rickshaw Aggregation Service in Northeast India w - Indianweb2

One of the problems faced by the city people for daily commuting is finding a ride that is easily available, affordable and

Facebook Launches Digital, Startup Training Hubs in India w - Indianweb2

Facebook on Wednesday introduced its digital training and startup training hubs in India aimed at helping small businesses and people grow by

India Witnesses Highest Increase in Online Shopping in Asia-Pacific w - Indianweb2

Asia Pacific saw the largest year-over-year incremental cross-border purchases with India, China and South Korea contributing most, a report said on Tuesday.

FreshMenu appoints former Snapdeal exec as biz and tech head w - VC Circle

Bengaluru-based Foodvista India Pvt. Ltd, which operates online food delivery platform FreshMenu, has appointed former Snapdeal executive Pradeep Desai as chief business and technology officer. According to his LinkedIn ...

Motilal Oswal PE scores multi-bagger returns from latest exit w - VC Circle

Homegrown private equity firm Motilal Oswal Private Equity Investment Advisors Pvt. Ltd has logged out completely from its nearly decade-old investment in a contract electronics manufacturer, marking one of its most ...

Uber covered up massive data breach, paid hackers $100,000 w - VC Circle

Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday. Discovery of the ...
Tue, 21 November 2017

58 people rode a single motorcycle trying to break a Guinness World Record w - Mashable

Riding a motorcycle can be fun, especially when you have 58 of your closest friends with you.  The Indian Army Service Corps motorcycle display team are trying to set a new world record of 58 men on a single ...

The 5 times Hollywood scored in making sequels w - Mashable

You can always count on death, taxes and sequels. But while some sequels, threequels and prequels can be disappointing, they come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes another chapter is just what a good story needs. ...

Paytm invests in online lending startup CreditMate w - VC Circle

One97 Communication Ltd, which runs mobile wallet firm Paytm, said on Tuesday it has picked up a stake in Mumbai-based fintech startup CreditMate. CreditMate helps two-wheeler dealers and financiers assess and approve ...

3one4 Capital, Arihant Patni back TAO Automation w - VC Circle

Bangalore-based TAO Automation Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous machine learning startup, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Mohandas Pai-backed early-stage venture capital firm 3one4 ...

RedBook raises seed funding from Vida Ventures, others w - VC Circle

Instinct Innovations Pvt. Ltd—which runs RedBook, a software solution for retail pharmacy businesses—has raised $250,000 (Rs 1.6 crore) in a seed round of funding led by venture capital firm Vida Ventures and angel ...

Paytm Invests in Lending Startup CreditMate w - Indianweb2

SoftBank and Alibaba-backed Paytm on Tuesday said it has invested in Mumbai-based lending startup CreditMate. The fintech major, however, did not disclose

SSG Capital scores big with swift partial exit from IPO-bound Future Supply Chain w - VC Circle

Singapore-based special situations investment firm SSG Capital Management Group has yielded substantial returns from partially exiting IPO-bound Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd, the logistics arm of Kishore Biyani-led ...

AI Enabled Pharmacy Platform RedBook Raises Seed Funding w - Indianweb2

Mumbai based Instinct Innovations has raised a seed round of funding led by Vida Ventures and Dr. Aniruddha Malpani for its Redbook

Reliance Industries leads Sensex higher for fourth day in a row w - VC Circle

Indian shares closed higher for the fourth straight session on Tuesday, led by gains in Reliance Industries Ltd and pharmaceutical stocks. The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.27 percent higher at 10,326.9 while the benchmark ...

Cloud infrastructure solution provider Nuvepro raises $400K in seed funding w - VC Circle

Bengaluru-based Nuvepro Technologies Pvt Ltd, which provides managed cloud environment solutions, has raised $400,000 (Rs 2.5 crore) in a seed round of funding from angel investment platform 1crowd. The three-year-old ...

Archer executes stunts that were written in an ancient Indian epic w - Mashable

This guy's archery skills are epic — quite literally. Danish archer Lars Andersen has posted a series of archery tricks he's picked up from reading ancient Indian epic, the Mahabharata.  The Sanskrit text ...

ONGC buys 15% stake in Namibia offshore block w - VC Circle

ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas investment arm of the country’s top explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp, said on Tuesday it had acquired a 15 percent stake in Namibia’s offshore Block 2012A from Tullow Oil. OVL executed the ...

Menswear brand Mr Button raises Series A funding w - VC Circle

Jaipur-based Khetan Apparel Pvt. Ltd, which owns premium menswear brand Mr Button, has raised an undisclosed amount in a Series A round led by Nine Rivers Capital founder Sandeep Daga. UAE-based Jetty Ventures and a few ...

Rishi Navani’s Epiq Capital eyes first close of maiden fund w - VC Circle

Epiq Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd, an investment firm floated by Matrix Partners India founding member Rishi Navani, is set to mark the first close of its debut $200-250 million (Rs 1,300-1,624 crore) fund, a media report ...

Home healthcare firm Portea raises $26 mn in Series C round w - VC Circle

Health Vista India Pvt. Ltd, which provides home healthcare services under the Portea Medical brand, has raised $26 million (Rs 168 crore) in a Series C round led by new investors Sabre Partners and MEMG CDC, a company ...

Home Credit India seals consumer durable loan securitisation w - VC Circle

Non-banking financial company Home Credit India Finance Pvt. Ltd, which is part of The Netherlands-based Home Credit BV, has raised Rs 153 crore ($23.5 million) in a consumer durable loan securitisation deal. The issue ...

Donear Group promoters acquire WL Ross-backed woollen fabrics maker OCM w - VC Circle

The promoters of Mumbai-based textile manufacturer Donear Industries Ltd have acquired Delhi-based woollen fabric manufacturer OCM Pvt. Ltd. The acquisition will enable Donear Group to expand its range of products to ...

Nuvepro Secures $400K Seed Funding Through 1Crowd To Fuel Growth w - Indianweb2

Nuvepro, a managed cloud environment solutions provider, today announced that it has raised $400K investment led by 1Crowd and its investor community.

From social lending to medical donations, Milaap is simplifying crowdfunding w - VC Circle

Akash Nambiar, an analyst with a global multinational in Bangalore, angrily hung up on the unrelenting call centre executive employed by a charity organisation. He gets half-a-dozen calls every week from unknown groups ...

Tencent beats Alibaba to $500 bn valuation, overtakes Facebook w - VC Circle

China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an ...

Exclusive: UK’s Notion Capital, others invest $2.7 mn in big data platform Heckyl w - VC Circle

London- and Mumbai-based Heckyl Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates a big data analytics platform for investors, traders and researchers, has raised Rs 17.64 crore ($2.7 million), show the company’s filings with the ...

Offshore LPs, local HNIs commit record $2 bn to India PE-VC funds last quarter w - VC Circle

Limited Partners (LPs) committed a record quantum of fresh capital to alternative investment funds in India in the quarter through September, as booming stock markets and improving economic indicators buoyed investor ...

Bain may partially exit L&T Finance; debt-laden Binani Cements attracts 15 suitors w - VC Circle

Private equity giant Bain Capital Partners is looking to partially exit L&T Finance Holdings Ltd through a block deal, a business daily reported Quoting an unnamed person, The Economic Times said that Bain Capital ...

Zoomcar in talks with Mahindra, others to raise $50 mn w - VC Circle

Bengaluru-based self-drive car rental startup Zoomcar India Pvt. Ltd is in talks with both new and existing investors, including automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, to raise $50 million, a financial daily ...

Exclusive: Rapido raises fresh funds from new investors w - VC Circle

Hyderabad-registered Roppen Transportation Services Pvt Ltd, which runs bike pooling and taxi startup Rapido, has raised Rs 2.14 crore ($329,230) in a fresh round of funding from US-based Skycatcher Fund and UK-based ...

SoftBank funding may prompt Uber to review game plan in Southeast Asia w - VC Circle

SoftBank Group’s multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business ...

Fairfax-controlled Quess Corp to buy 51% in Tata’s BPO unit w - VC Circle

Quess Corp, controlled by India-born Canadian billionaire Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in the business process outsourcing arm of Tata Group. Bangalore-based Quess will ...

Exclusive: Former True North top exec floats advisory firm w - VC Circle

Amit Hirawat, a former director at True North who led the private equity firm’s investments in healthcare services, manufacturing and infrastructure-related businesses, has launched a financial advisory firm, two people ...

Exclusive: Former top honchos at Religare, GE Capital float public markets PE fund w - VC Circle

A former chief executive officer of Religare Capital Markets has teamed up with a former India head of GE Capital’s private equity business to launch a PIPE fund. Nepean Capital, which had recently secured a Securities ...
Mon, 20 November 2017

Watch a man put 459 straws in his mouth to beat a Guinness World Record w - Mashable

So many Guineess World Records are completely unique and outlandish. And this one is no different.  Manoj Kumar Maharana, hails from India and he just broke a Guinness World Records title that reigned supreme ...

Funko has created a pretty adorable version of 'Stranger Things' Dart w - Mashable

We're sure you've seen the second season of Stranger Things by now, and enough time has passed that you're probably missing that little scamp Dart.  Lots of things happened during in Hawkins, Indiana. Steve ...

Alia Bhatt backs fashion-tech startup StyleCracker w - VC Circle

StyleCracker, a fashion portal where users can order celebrity stylist-curated products, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from actress Alia Bhatt, it said in a statement. The startup, run by Mumbai-based ...

PE-backed Newgen Software gets SEBI nod for IPO w - VC Circle

IT firm Newgen Software Technologies Ltd, which counts Ascent Capital and IDG Ventures as investors, has received the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s approval for an initial public offering. The New Delhi-based ...

Global Super Angels Forum to invest $1 mn in five startups w - VC Circle

Startup accelerator-cum-early-stage fund Global Super Angels Forum (GSF) will invest $1 million (Rs 6.5 crore) in five startups as part of the sixth edition of its incubation programme. “Each firm will receive ...

Indian bond yields fall after RBI cancels open market sale of debt w - VC Circle

Indian bond yields fell for the second straight day on Monday as traders took comfort from the central bank’s unexpected decision to cancel a scheduled sale of bonds via open market operation (OMO) post market hours on ...

Company watch: Fabindia gains financial heft on stake rejig in units w - VC Circle

From a strictly ethnic wear brand to a platform for most things Indian, Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd has transformed itself over the years as it promotes the country’s heritage through apparel, personal care items and ...

Self-Drive Bike Rental Startup ONN Bikes Raises Pre-Series A Investment from Z Nation Lab, JITO ... w - Indianweb2

Underlining its commitment to drive innovation through disruption, Venture Catalysts, India’s first integrated incubator, recently participated in a pre-Series A investment worth

Unicorn India Ventures floats $93 mn maiden debt fund w - VC Circle

Unicorn India Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund focussed on business-to-business startups in the social media, analytics and cloud segment, has launched its maiden debt fund with a corpus of Rs 600 crore ...

Exclusive: Essar’s $350 mn realty deal with RMZ fizzles out; ace investor in talks w - VC Circle

Business conglomerate Essar Group’s plan to sell a prime commercial property in Mumbai to southern real estate developer RMZ Corp has fallen through, two persons familiar with the development told VCCircle. RMZ Corp and ...

Bike rentals startup ONN Bikes raises $692K in pre-Series A funding w - VC Circle

Mumbai-based Motocruizer Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, which operates self-riding bike rental platform ONN Bikes, has raised Rs 4.5 crore ($692,000) in a pre-Series A round led by existing investor Z Nation Lab. The ...

HomeLane acquires modular furniture marketplace Capricoast for $13.8 mn w - VC Circle

Bangalore-based Homevista Decor and Furnishing Pvt Ltd, which runs online furniture and home design services marketplace, HomeLane.com, has acquired online home interiors marketplace Capricoast for Rs 90 crore ($13.8 ...

Paragon Partners marks final close of debut fund at $120 mn w - VC Circle

Paragon Partners, a private equity firm co-founded by Siddharth Parekh to provide growth capital to mid-market companies in India, has marked the final close of its debut fund at $120 million (Rs 778.86 crore). Limited ...

What’s in store for single-specialty healthcare chains in India? w - VC Circle

Single-specialty healthcare chains are mushrooming in India because of lower risk and lower capital expenditure. Their asset-light model also allows the investment to be spread over a larger area. What are the different ...

Will Facebook’s foray into social commerce give OLX and Quikr the jitters? w - VC Circle

Facebook, Inc., the world’s biggest social network that boasts 2 billion monthly active users, is testing a ‘Marketplace’ feature for India where users can “buy and sell items with people in ...

HomeLane Acquires Capricoast for INR 90 crores w - Indianweb2

India’s leading online home interiors brand, HomeLane.com, today announced the acquisition of Capricoast.com, a leading online home interiors marketplace, for a consideration

Is consolidation the way forward for the chemical industry? w - VC Circle

The last three years represent the most prolific phase globally in the chemicals mergers and acquisitions space. Four mega deals worth over $230 billion have reshaped the contours of multiple segments within the ...

TPG may sell stake in Asia Healthcare; TCG Asset Management to launch $300 mn fund w - VC Circle

Asia Healthcare Holdings, the healthcare platform of private equity giant TPG Capital, is looking to raise up to $100 million by selling a significant minority stake, a report in Mint stated, citing two people aware of ...

Xiaomi plans to invest $1 bn in Indian startups, says CEO Lei Jun w - VC Circle

Chinese electronics maker Xiaomi Corp plans to invest $1 billion in 100 Indian startups over the next five years in a bid to create an ecosystem of apps around its smartphone brand, CEO Lei Jun said in a report. In an ...

Nilekanis sign Giving Pledge, donate half their wealth to charity w - VC Circle

Infosys co-founder and tech billionaire Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini Nilekani have joined The Giving Pledge, an elite network of the world’s wealthiest individuals committing half their wealth to philanthropy. ...

Alibaba expands offline bet with $2.9 bn stake in top Chinese grocer w - VC Circle

Internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it would invest HK$22.4 billion ($2.87 billion) for a major stake in China’s top hypermart operator, Sun Art Retail Group Ltd, part of a wider push into offline ...

Exclusive: Tiger Global’s Lee Fixel resigns from Ola’s board w - VC Circle

Tiger Global Management partner Lee Fixel has resigned from the board of cab aggregator Ola, where the US-based hedge fund held a minority stake, a person aware of the development told VCCircle. Fixel likely resigned ...

Direct LP deals not impacting our strategy: Peepul Capital’s Srini Vudayagiri w - VC Circle

Peepul Capital, a Chennai- and Hyderabad-based private equity firm, is one of the earliest funds to strike control or platform deals in India with a focus on domestic consumption. The firm, founded in 2000, has about ...

Insurer Star Health shortlists first set of bidders for biz sale w - VC Circle

Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd has shortlisted eight 10 players that include financial as well as strategic players to sell itself, two people aware of the development told VCCircle. The standalone health ...
Sun, 19 November 2017

'The Problem With Apu' dives into the damaging effects of stereotyping w - Mashable

It's 2017, and some things just won't stand anymore. Hollywood's twisted norms are being ripped apart, from habitually silenced sexual misconduct to blatant whitewashing and irresponsible racial representation. The ...
Sat, 18 November 2017

Eris Lifesciences to buy Strides Shasun’s India generics biz for $77 mn w - VC Circle

Eris Lifesciences Ltd has agreed to acquire Strides Shasun Ltd’s branded generics business in India for Rs 500 crore ($77 million) in cash, the two companies said on Saturday. Strides’ India branded generics business ...

VCC Startups weekly wrap: Amazon India beefs up; Uber, Facebook test new offerings w - VC Circle

Global internet giants Amazon, Facebook and Uber took strategic steps this week to expand their India presence. Amazon pumped in more money into its local arm while Uber is testing offline booking and a light version of ...
Fri, 17 November 2017

Ed-tech startup Perspectico gets seed funding from Delhi govt-backed incubator w - VC Circle

Delhi-based education-technology startup Perspectico Learning Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from SSCBS Innovation and Incubation Foundation (SIIF). The startup will use the funds to expand ...

Ebix to pick up 50% stake in Kanoria’s BPO biz Vara Technologies w - VC Circle

In back-to-back deals, US-based software and ecommerce service firm Ebix, Inc has formed a joint venture with Vara Technologies and agreed to invest an undisclosed amount in Kanoria Foundation’s IT services firm in ...

Bitcoin soars to new record near $8,000 on talk of split w - VC Circle

Bitcoin hit an all-time high just below $8,000 on Friday, on talk that a software upgrade whose suspension sent the cryptocurrency into a tailspin at the end of last week was, after all, going ahead within hours. Talk ...

Logistics startup Shadowfax posts three-fold rise in FY17 revenue w - VC Circle

Bangalore-based Shadowfax Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an eponymous business-to-business (B2B) logistics startup, posted gross revenue of Rs 34.07 crore for the year through March 2017, up more than three times ...

Karnataka signs pact with French trade commission to promote startups w - VC Circle

The Karnataka government on Friday said that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Business France India, the French trade commission, to promote startups in both countries. According to a press statement, ...

Uber testing new features to target offline, low-bandwidth users w - VC Circle

Cab-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc. is testing a number of features for emerging markets like India, as it looks to win potential customers who are either offline or have slow Internet connectivity. The company has ...

Exclusive: Lenskart on the road for large Series E funding round w - VC Circle

Noida-based Valyoo Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs eyewear retailer Lenskart.com, is in talks with investors to raise the next round of growth capital, two persons aware of the development told VCCircle. The company is ...

Bain, GIC to hit benchmark returns on fresh partial exit from Genpact w - VC Circle

Private equity firm Bain Capital and Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, which had jointly invested in New York Stock Exchange-listed Genpact Ltd five years ago, are likely to yield good returns by selling a chunk of ...

Health-tech space has been a bit disappointing: Indium Capital’s Nitish Agrawal w - VC Circle

The Indian health-tech sector has been a bit of a disappointment as it has not been able to attract adequate funding, Nitish Agrawal, founder and managing director at investment firm Indium Capital Advisors, told VCCTV. ...

Tesla unveils electric big-rig truck, $200,000 sports car Roadster w - VC Circle

Tesla Inc upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig’s trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest ...

Karnataka to set up centre for data science, AI w - Indianweb2

In July, we reported that Karnataka will set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for data science and artificial intelligence (AI) along

Exclusive: Former Elara Capital execs to float B2B tech fund w - VC Circle

Two former top executives at investment banking firm Elara Capital have teamed up to raise a fund for investing in early-stage technology startups in the business-to-business segment. Avinash Kalia, former managing ...

Edtech Startup Perspectico Raises Seed Funding from Delhi University and Government of Delhi ... w - Indianweb2

Perspectico, which is just a little over two-months-old edtech startuo, has raised incubation support and an undisclosed amount of funding from the

Online storytelling platform Kahaniya raises $200K in seed funding w - VC Circle

Hyderabad-based Viven Infomedia, which operates Kahaniya.com, an online storytelling platform in regional languages, has raised $200,000 (Rs 1.29 crore) in a seed funding round from a bunch of undisclosed US-based ...

CDC Group hires top deck for India-focussed renewable energy platform w - VC Circle

The UK government-owned development financial institution CDC Group Plc’s renewable energy platform for India and South Asia has hired an entire team including chief financial officer as well as business development and ...

PVR to acquire minority stake in boutique American luxury theatre chain iPic w - VC Circle

India’s largest multiplex chain PVR Ltd is set to buy a minority stake in US-based luxury restaurant and theatre company iPic Gold Class Entertainment LLC to mark its first-ever overseas acquisition. In a stock market ...

How farmers in Karnal are using alternative methods to fight soil depletion w - Your Story

No-till agriculture, an alternative farming method, which helps prevent soil depletion as well as uses water efficiently, is being used successfully by farmers in Haryana. Kalwaheri is a village of over thousand ...

YES Bank Transformation Series: Can agri-tech entrepreneurs make India a smart agri-nation? w - Your Story

As part of the YES Bank Transformation Series, YourStory moderated a panel discussion on innovation in India’s agricultural sector, held recently in New Delhi. The discussion covered topics such as agri-tech trends, ...

If you have these 3 character traits, you’re the perfect fit for a startup! w - Your Story

Thinking out of the box or being punctual is for regular jobs; at a startup, you need attributes that set you apart from other employees. During the course of my journey from an entrepreneur to an employee, again to an ...

Facebook launches new tools for video creators w - Your Story

In yet another attempt to take on Google-owned YouTube, Facebook announced new tools for video creators to join its platform. Called Facebook Creator, the app will help the community create original video, go live with ...

Dr Anchal Gupta quit Max and Fortis to make eye care accessible and affordable for all w - Your Story

“Tamasoma, Jyotirgamaya” (a line from a verse in the Upanishads, meaning, ‘From darkness, lead me to light’) – these words were deep-rooted in Dr Anchal Gupta’s psyche as it was not only a prayer she recited often ...

[Funding roundup] Week 2 sees 10 deals amounting to $58.45M; AI is the new love w - Your Story

Be it at corporates or with ministers, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and fintech are the buzzwords these days. No wonder startups in these fields are winning major investor love. This week saw 10 deals that amounted to ...

Greenko, ReNew may pick up SkyPower assets; Bain-Piramal, AION eye GTL Infra stake w - VC Circle

Toronto, Canada-based SkyPower Global S.a.r.l, which owns and develops utility-scale solar energy projects, is in talks with renewable energy firms Greenko Group and ReNew Power Ventures to sell a stake in its Indian ...

IFC, HDFC join hands for $800 mn affordable housing fund w - VC Circle

International Finance Corporation, the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, has teamed up with mortgage lender HDFC to create an $800 million (about Rs 5,185 crore) fund dedicated to affordable housing in ...

SEBI to probe possible leak of company earnings on WhatsApp groups w - VC Circle

India’s market regulator will investigate possible leaks of company earnings in social media chatrooms, its chief Ajay Tyagi said on Friday, following a Reuters report this week that revealed prescient messages ...

HDFC Life makes early gains on trading debut w - VC Circle

HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co Ltd made a positive debut on the stock exchanges, Friday, with its shares listing at a 7% premium, and marginal gains, thereafter. The share started trading on the BSE at Rs 311, compared ...

India’s youngest unicorn Hike says bye-bye to monetisation w - VC Circle

Hike Pvt. Ltd, the messaging app operator that touched $1.4 billion in valuation last year, has a problem—it has no revenue to show. Filings with the Registrar of Companies show that the five-year-old firm was back to ...

8 makers who will be presenting at India’s first Maker Faire at the Bengaluru Tech Summit w - Your Story

With overarching objectives of ‘quality over quantity’ and a ‘unified Karnataka’, the Maker Faire Bengaluru team conducted roadshows across 12 districts of Karnataka. At 9am on November 17, 2017,  Minister of State of ...

‘Artificial intelligence will complement human effort, not replace it,’ say top CEOs w - Your Story

Corporate houses discussed ways in which converging technologies should be responsibly harnessed to drive growth. The CEO Roundtable at the Bengaluru Tech Summit on Thursday was a lesson to young individuals that they ...

Run by speech and hearing impaired staff, this restaurant has topped Zomato Mumbai for two years w - Your Story

At the end of a meal at Powai’s Mirchi and Mime, one is unable to determine the single, most remarkable thing about the experience. Is it the authentic north Indian food that lingers on your mind much longer than on ...

The bane of brands: pressure of ‘always on’ content marketing w - Your Story

The rise of social media has given birth to a new phenomenon in marketing: the urge to be present across all platforms in some form or the other, throughout the year. This has resulted in an artificial pressure to be ...

Crunch Report | The tech companies helping to educate the public on fake news and how to get free ... w - TechCrunch

 Today’s Stories  These tech companies want to get rid of fake news Say goodbye forever to Facebook app invites Apple is giving out free Postmates Unlimited Mashable sells to Ziff Davis Virgin Hyperloop One ...

Moody’s lifts India debt rating in boost to Modi govt w - VC Circle

Moody’s Investor Services lifted the Government of India’s local and foreign currency debt ratings to Baa2 from Baa3, saying continued progress on economic and institutional reforms will enhance India’s high growth ...
Thu, 16 November 2017

Walmart pledges continued support to female entrepreneurs with second edition of WEDP w - Your Story

In an effort to foster women entrepreneurship across the country, Walmart India launched the second edition of the Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme (WEDP). The first edition of Women Entrepreneurship ...

The future of business: AI is here to stay; it’s up to us how we apply the tech w - Your Story

Be it Deep Learning, Machine Learning or AI, Indian firms and leaders are looking at technology as an opportunity to enable humans and remove mundane jobs. Ray Kurzweil, American computer scientist, author and ...

In the era of AI, what is the future of jobs? Experts deliberate at Bengaluru Tech Summit w - Your Story

With India churning out 7.5 million graduates every year with practically no employable skills, a vast majority of them struggle to reskill themselves. Doing something of their own is the only option they have in an era ...

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