OMIDYAR NETWORK INDIA
Omidyar Network India announces Rapid Response Funding for Covid-19
Omidyar Network announced a rapid response window to fund proposals that will support the 60% of India's income distribution in managing and help in mitigating the challenges that come with Covid-19.
How Oyo Rooms is coping with nation-wide lockdown
How is OYO Rooms coping with the lockdown? The company has offered quarantine facility to t...
Amazon, Flipkart operations in India being disrupted amid lockdown
The large-scale disruptions highlight the implementation woes faced in ens...
Covid-19 impact: India Inc launches startup to feed the poor
BigBasket’s promoter K Ganesh, Venkat Narayana CEO of construction firm Prestige group and Juggy Marwaha of international property consulting firm JLL, have joined hands and launched a startup FeedmyBangalore.
DPIIT, Startup India seek innovative solutions from startups to fight Covid-19 crisis
It said that the challenge is open to all startups, companies, and innovators - whose innovation can plug the gap between the demand and supply of essential medical items to fight the Covid-19 outbreak.
E-diagnostic firm KlinicApp starts home tests for coronavirus in Mumbai
A person is considered to be at risk of having COVID-19 if they have travelled to an area with ongoing community transmission in the last 14 days or have had close contact with an infected person.
VCs and startup CEOs join hands to launch Covid-19-focussed Grant
The Action Covid Team Grants, which is possibly a first-of-its-kind initiative globally, has already received about 40% of its target corpus.
Covid-19: Zomato sets up funds for income-starved daily wage workers in India
For the current initiative, Zomato has partnered with various NGOs to make sure of responsible distribution of the meal kits bought by the funds while maintaining social distancing.
TikTok donates medical equipment worth Rs 100 crore to fight Coronavirus in India
TikTok said that as a responsible organisation, committed to the safety and security of citizens in India, it is open to extending further support by way of additional donations in the coming time.
E-tailers eye railways, India Post for essentials
The transportation from railways will help e-commerce companies take goods from manufacturers to warehouses, as overall trucking routes remain choked, while India Post can act as a potential last-mile distributor of goods, another person aware of the goings-on said.
Coronavirus in India: TikTok donates medical equipment worth Rs 100 crore for doctors
Chinese short video platform TikTok on Wednesday donated 400,000 hazmat medical protective suits and 200,000 masks worth Rs 100 crore in ord...
BigBasket, MedLife, Grofers up hiring as demand spikes due to Covid-19 lockdown
businesses including BigBasket, MedLife, Grofers and Starquik are hiring riders and pickers for part-time and full-time job opportunities.
E-tail to take $1 billion hit in lockdown
Even before the outbreak of the coronavirus, overall consumer spending was muted owing to broader economic challenges. But the virus spreading at this pace brought online commerce to a screeching halt.
Covid-19: Task force to map technologies to fund nearly market-ready solutions
Nodal officers of ministries and departments concerned have been requested to personally expedite the process of obtaining information on start-ups and other entities supported by them that have technology solutions for any important aspect of Covid-19.
Softbank-backed Ola seeks relief for drivers and taxi firms in India
Ola is also seeking the government's help to secure a 12-month "holiday" on car loan repayments to ease the pressure on drivers and set up a fund for those who have lost their daily income.
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