If on one hand food tech is booming, on the other, finding a date online has never been easier. Gone are the days when looking up a date meant lounging around on seedy chat rooms or using American dating sites with a handful of legit users from India. Finding genuine people with real identities was another concern.
QuackQuack is one such offering that aims to make online dating normal, sane and effective for Indians.
With competition in the Indian ecommerce space intensifying, Flipkart has taken a big step towards consolidating its numero uno position by securing an investment of $700 million. It is the first time the company has raised money this year, and this deal values it at a whopping $15 billion.
According to Startup Ecosystem Report published by San Francisco based startup bench-marking firm Compass, Bengaluru is the world’s 15th best startup ecosystem, up from 19 in the last report published in 2012. Bengaluru is rated on five parameters – funding, market reach, talent, experience, and performance of startups.
Pepperfry, one of the leading online furniture retailer companies in India, raised a whooping USD 100 million as their fourth round of investment from Goldman Sachs, Zodius Technology Fund, and their existing investors Bertelsmann India Investments and Norwest Venture Partners.
In today’s fast-paced world, how often do we manage to take out time to surprise our loved ones and bring out a smile? It is where Oye Happy comes to the rescue. Started by Harsh Khemani and Varun Todi, Oye Happy is a fun and fresh start-up that operates on one motto. Happiness!
Food is sacred to Indians and each region in India boasts of an array of its own special snacks and its variations and Ankur Phadnis of Namkeenwale purports to bring all of them to you, at your doorstep.
One of my favorite ways to describe what happens when people adopt ways/ideas of people of a different culture is – ‘Hitting the bullseye of the wrong target.’ This is exactly what has happened with the Indian startup scene. Following are some of the things that I’ve observed.
11 signs that say you work at a startup
Is your 9-5 job getting you down? Feeling miserable on Monday mornings? Dreaming a little too frequently about your large office building burning down in a red-hot blaze? Maybe you aren’t meant to be working a conventional job. Here are 9 unmistakable signs that you belong at a startup.