Y Combinator picks 28 Indian startups
A Y Combinator spokesperson said the number of from each country is still not final and that it is not related to its Chinese exit either.
India’s fertility rate is crumbling. Y-Combinator-backed Inito might have a solution
Inito’s device monitors people’s health, tracks women’s ...
Airtel to buy 8.82% in startup Vahan
“With the advent of its Start-up Accelerator Program, Airtel aims to support the creation of a vibrant s...
Y Combinator sees more Indian startups now solving local problems
In March, Y Combinator conducted interviews for shortlisted applicants in Bengaluru, the first time it has hosted interviews outside the United States.
Endurance Tech riding out slowdown may be a good buy
The Street expects Endurance’s domestic revenue growth to be positive for FY20.
On-demand fuel app FuelBuddy looks to raise $2 million
The money will be deployed to expand the business across India, said its co-founders Divij Talwar and Gautam Malhotra.
Ola launches self-drive business
The company started with a pilot of 500 vehicles in four hubs in Bengaluru — Marathahalli, Whitefield, Koramangala and MG Road. Over the next one year, Ola aims to expand to a fleet of 20,000 cars.
Vahan.ai to scale up with funds from Khosla Ventures, others
Founder Madhav Krishna said Vahan has 1.4 million users, and claimed it had helped 25,000 of them find blue-collared jobs.
Rental startups will soon rate customers to predict their behaviour
The move could resolve many trust-based issues for these startups, but will be challenging to implement, say experts.
Ribbit leads $21 mn round in Groww
Sequoia Capital and Y Combinator also participated in the round, coming almost nine months after the online platform, which sells mutual funds, raised $6.2 million in its Series-A round.
Software Technology Parks of India to create around 15,000 direct jobs
STPI is an organization under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. A budget of Rs 50 crore has been allocated to incentivize the establishment of 5000 seats in respect of BPO/ITES operations in the region. This scheme aims at creating an ecosystem in the North East that will unleash development in the region.
Y Combinator selects record 15 desi startups
The move shows pickup in early stage ecosystem.
Accel Partners leads $25 million Series B funding round in Drip Capital
Fintech company to use proceeds to expand to Mexico and UAE; Targets $1 billion funding of trade by FY 2020.
A pivot to B2B signals new direction for fintech startup ClearTax
Earlier this week, ClearTax obtained the licence to be a GST Suvidha Provider, enabling it to offer tech solutions to taxpayers.
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