For deep-tech hires, firms cast net wide in shallow talent pool
Hackathons, training platforms help startups fill some gaps in candidate-driven market.
Women participation, improved stock option offers light up Startupland
The paucity of quality tech talent in India is seeing startups offer s...
Healthcare app mfine in talks to raise $17 million
The company primarily earns money through commissions from customer consultation, lead-gen...
Healthcare startup Quickobook wants to expand across Northeast & East India
A one stop solution for patients, doctors, clinics and hospitals, the healthcare platform caters exclusively to the needs of the rural population unlike its competitors Practo, DocsApp, and Lybrate.
Online marketing solutions provider, Benddit, raises $250,000 in seed capital
Companies of all sizes need outsourced expertise at the right price, which are innovative and flexible, and comes with high service standards.
Practo, ICICI Lombard team up for an app
The application works in sync with Practo’s ‘Trinity’ technology to offer users cashless consultancy.
Practo injects a new look
New York-based graphic design firm Chermayeff and Geismar and Haviv has created a fresh identity for the brand.
Betting on India by Walmart is a big boost for VC industry
Investors who have ploughed billions of dollars in local startups — especially after 2014, but haven’t witnessed many exits — will now want to take new bets, said several people that TOI spoke to.
Rs 80 crore stake in Practo may be up for grabs
It is unclear whether the selling stakeholders include Practo's early backers, a list that includes now-defunct startup accelerator, The Morpheus, or its employees loo king to vest their stock options.
Practo, the health startup, is being investigated for supposed tax evasion
According to the Nikkei Asian Review website, the tax authorities searched Practo’s offices in Bengaluru and seized company records in late May.
Alteria Capital invests Rs 8.5 crore in Mumbai food startup Fingerlix
Fingerlix will use a portion of the fund to also boost its distribution channel and increase presence in retail and other distribution outlets.
PolicyBazaar to enter healthcare tech and services space
The Gurgaon-based company, which was valued at $500 million post the closure of its last round of funding in October 2017, has earmarked about $100 million towards the new venture, according to a senior executive of the firm.
Practo Technologies sacks 150 employees as part of annual performance cycle
The company has about 1,500 employees. Practo had raised $55 million in a Series D funding led by Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent, in January.
Big data to help online pharmacies stay in shape
The idea is to diversify and offer more to customers. Such experimentation is gaining ground among ehealth players, who are venturing into new territories such as insurance and private label medicines by making use of data like never before.
AI to IoT, Bengaluru first to embrace new innovations
Keeping the edge adapting to new technologies and upskilling has taken India’s IT capital Bengaluru to new heights.
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