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Startup Events This Week: Mixer By Inc42, SAARC Conference And More

Last week, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) hosted two events. First was the third edition of its National Public Procurement Conclave (NPCC), which was in collaboration with Government e-Marketplace (GeM). The event provided a platform for Indian buyers, sellers and other stalwarts of the retail industry to interact with over 400 Public Procurement Managers.…

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2019 In Review: 8 Newsmakers Who Made The Headlines, For Right And Wrong Reasons

This article is part of Inc42’s special year-end series — 2019 In Review — in which we will refresh your memory on the major developments in the Indian startup ecosystem such as funding deals and acquisitions, and their impact on various stakeholders — from entrepreneurs to investors. Find more stories from this series here. When…

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MX Player Most Exciting And Scary Investment For Us: Times Internet’s Miten Sampat

Miten Sampat, the chief strategy officer of Times Internet, on Monday (December 9), said that investment in the over-the-top (OTT) video streaming platform MX player has been one of the most exciting and scary investments of the company. Presenting his views on the journey of MX player in a podcast, the chief strategy officer also…

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Discovery Series To Highlight Rise Of Cars24, Medlife And Other Prominent Startups

One of India’s most popular television channels, Discovery, is set to unveil a new TV show called  ‘India Startup Stories’ to focus on the tech startups that are making the biggest impact in the Indian ecosystem. The eight-episode series will be showcasing the journey of startups who have made an impact in the Indian business…

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Shot In The Arm For Biotech? India Makes World’s First Male Contraceptive Injection

By the time you finish reading this article a minimum of 120 babies would have been born in the country. Well, we all know that India’s population is exploding every day. However, the burden of finding a solution has been with women more than men till now. For, there have been only two contraceptive solutions…

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‘Eat Like A Girl’: Zomato’s Extreme Food Show Is Here To Challenge Your Inner Foodie

After the successfully running of food-based shows, hosted by eminent personalities like chef Sanjeev Kapoor, on its platform, Zomato has now partnered with ScoopWhoop to bring an extreme food show called ‘Eat Like a Girl’. Featuring food blogger Tenzing Wang Bhutia, Zomato Originals’ new show ‘Eat Like a Girl’ will unravel Bhutia’s journey across the…

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Softbank Second Vision Fund Likely To Fall Short Of $108 Bn Mark.

#09 Dec: What All Happened In The Indian Startup Ecosystem Today ➤ BookMyShow reports 30% lower losses as revenue surges.  ➤ Tech companies likely to get two years to comply with data protection bill.  ➤ Softbank second vision fund likely to fall short of $108 Bn mark.  ➤ After ecommerce, Reliance gears up for diagnostics…

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Five Reasons Why Blockchain Is Key For The Future Of Technology

Can blockchain change the future? It depends on how you remember the past. Do you remember November 8, 2016? As the clock struck 8 in the evening, most Indians may have been kicking their shoes off and getting ready to unwind after a day of work. But out of nowhere came a bolt that shocked…

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Meet the 15 Cleantech Startups That Won Social Alpha Energy Challenge 2.0

With rising awareness about issues concerning pollution, global warming, climate change among others, there has been an increased need to turn towards technology for finding solutions for them. In one such bid, Social Alpha and Tata Trusts, on Monday (December 9), announced the winners of the second edition of Social Alpha Energy Challenge 2.0 (SAEC…

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Inc42 Shots | ‘Eat Like A Girl’: Zomato’s Extreme Food Show Is Here To Challenge Your Inner Foodie

After the successfully running of food-based shows, hosted by eminent personalities like chef Sanjeev Kapoor, on its platform, Zomato has now partnered with ScoopWhoop to bring an extreme food show called ‘Eat Like a Girl’. Featuring food blogger Tenzing Wang Bhutia, Zomato Originals’ new show ‘Eat Like a Girl’ will unravel Bhutia’s journey across the…

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[What The Financials] Heavy Discounts Helped Grofers Boost Revenue But Expenses Eat Up Growth

India’s grocery delivery market has seen massive growth in this past year. This is best evident in ecommerce giants Flipkart and Amazon intensifying their investments in this space. But entrenched players such as BigBasket and Grofers still continue to see the best share of this growth with millions in gross transaction value. However, these startups…

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Delhi HC Kicks Out PIL For Linking Aadhaar, PAN With Social Media Accounts

While quashing a public interest litigation by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking to link social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN or voter ID cards to target fake accounts, the Delhi High Court said on Monday (December 9) that such a move would lead to storage of personal information of genuine users on foreign servers.…

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General Atlantic May Lead Unacademy’s $100 Mn Series E Round

Bengaluru-based edtech startup Unacademy may raise $100 Mn in Series E funding. The round is speculated to see participation from New York-based private equity firm General Atlantic (GA) and venture capital firm, GGV Capital. A Livemint report said that the round may value Unacademy at $400 Mn. It said that the funding round is expected…

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Will Madras HC Ruling Impact OYO’s Pitch To Unmarried Couples?

In a ruling last month, the Madras High Court said that sealing hotel premises on the ground that an unmarried couple were occupying rooms is illegal in the absence of any law prohibiting the same. The ruling means that hospitality startups that were expressly targetting couples in their business models might not have much of…

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The Moms Co Raises $5 Mn Series B For Product Expansion

Delhi-based baby care products startup The Moms Co has announced a $5 Mn (INR 35 Cr) Series B round from existing investors DSG Consumer Partners and Saama Capital. The company said it would be utilising the funds to expand its product portfolio, invest towards adding to its tech capabilities and add offline presence across India…

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Sensitive Data Clause In Data Protection Bill Worries Epharma Startups

In the ongoing winter session of the parliament, the government is expected to table the draft of Personal Data Protection Bill. The Bill was approved by the Union Cabinet last week and is now waiting for discussions in the Lok Sabha. But beyond the parliament, the bill is still under the scanner of various stakeholders…

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Stride Ventures Invests In Stellapps, Marks First Close Of Fund I

Delhi-based venture debt firm Stride Ventures on Tuesday (December 10) announced that it has marked first close of its first fund at INR 100 Cr ($14.09 Mn). The first fund’s target is to raise INR 500 Cr ($70.45 Mn). The investors include high net-worth individuals and family offices. The fund is sector-agnostic and is planning…

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Delta To Strengthen Manufacturing To Tap India’s EV Charging Market

With more and more automobile manufacturers launching electric vehicles in the country, Taiwan and Gurugram-based power and energy management company Delta Electronics, optimistic about the EV market in India, believes that the electric vehicle charging industry will grow at 50% per annum in the next three years. Akshaye Barbuddhe, the business head for EV charging…

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Delhi-Based Prakriti Launches EVERA EV Cab Service To Tackle Air Pollution

The government push, changing consumer mindset, and rising investments in electric mobility startups have been driving up electric vehicle adoption in India. But so far EV-based cab services have been rare. Prakriti E-Mobility Private Limited is looking to change that with a fleet of electric vehicle cabs across Delhi-NCR this month. The startup, founded in…

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Building A Business Like Biryani And Other Tips For Founders From Girish Mathrubootham

Hailed as the demigod of the Indian SaaS industry, Freshworks cofounder and CEO Girish Mathrubootham has gone on record saying it is “a heart-driven company and not a mind-driven company, so you need to be able to speak from your heart and connect with people.” Staying true to his words and priorities in business, while…

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