Ravi Gururaj’s QikPod’s Intelligent Locker Networks To Help Ecommerce Deliveries

Ravi Gururaj’s QikPod’s Intelligent Locker Networks To Help Ecommerce Deliveries

QikPod will launch a network of intelligent lockers for delivery of ecommerce parcels to online consumers across the metros. Parcel Locker is a unit that is installed alongside neighborhood delivery and collection box units or in conjunction with Post Office Boxes in a retail facility that is used for parcel delivery. The startup venture will be launched by serial entrepreneur Ravi Gururaj backed with a $9 million funding from Flipkart, Delivery, Accel Partners and Foxmobile.

Grofers Raises $120m; Valuation Jumps Threefold In Less Than A Year

Grofers Raises $120m; Valuation Jumps Threefold In Less Than A Year

Grofers has wrapped up a $120 million (Rs.800 crore) funding led by Japan’s SoftBank, thus taking the ecommerce stores to a valuation of $400 million. Other investors included Apoletto Asia, the personal investment vehicle of DST Global’s partners, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, along with existing backers Tiger Global Management and Sequoia Capital India, according to Grofers CEO Albinder Dhindsa.

Roadrunnr Employees Vandalize Office After Salary Structure Change

Roadrunnr Employees Vandalize Office After Salary Structure Change

Roadrunnr’s Ejipura office in Bangalore was vandalized today by irate employees who were protesting a change in their salary structure. The employees damaged office furniture and broke glass windows. This is the 2nd case of employee unrest this month in the Indian startup space after TinyOwl employees had held the company’s cofounder hostage for over 2 days in Mumbai.

9 Great Examples Of When Companies Ate The Humble Pie Like A Boss

9 Great Examples Of When Companies Ate The Humble Pie Like A Boss

A mistake whether big or small, whether the company’s fault, a case of miscommunication or just an unreasonable customer’s work, an apology can go a long way in winning back the customer. Add to a simple apology, some heart, some soul, and a little creativity, and you can help secure more good PR for your company than thousands in ad monies can.

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