Top ecommerce platforms in India and worldwide

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As the world moved online, Ecommerce was one of the first activities that gained rapid speed. So here is a trivia question for you: Question: When and Which was the world’s first ecommerce website? Answer: In 1971, during one of the earliest forms of the internet, the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) arranged a transaction between students […]

Teaching entrepreneurship to school students

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We have all heard of the famous college dropouts who went on to build billions dollar companies – Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are the prominent examples. These are even more interesting times when it comes to entrepreneurship. Thanks to technology, people can start businesses with little to no upfront costs or overhead, and new businesses emerge […]

Top Accelerators and Incubators in India

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In India, Dreams and visions of First time entrepreneurs are succoured by start up Incubators. Multiple efforts are being taken in this direction including Private business incubators started by industry veterans, accelerators supported by companies and VC fund and Govt supported Institute based technology incubators. How do Incubators differ from accelerators? Often Incubators and Accelerators […]

Funding Roundup: May 8, 2015

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Buyhatke, a price discovery platform, raises $1 M from Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan and Beenos. KleverKid, providing a platform to find activities for kids, raised money from Mohandas Pai’s Aarin Capital. Vedantu, a platform for online tutoring raised $5 Million from Tiger Global and Accel Partners. Box8, operating in food delivery space, raises INR 21 crore […]

NASA’s technology saves 4 in Nepal by detecting heartbeats 10 feet under

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4 men buried under the rubble for days after the Nepal earthquake were rescued using a special device made by NASA called FINDER (Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response). The instrument used microwave-radar technology to detect heartbeats of the 4 people trapped more than 10 feet below in two separate buildings. “It’s very gratifying to […]

Funding Roundup: May 6, 2015

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Delhivery, one the fastest growing e-commerce fulfilment startups, has raised $85 Million from Tiger Global and exiting investors Multiples Alternate Asset Management, Nexus Venture Partners, and Times Internet Limited. Swiggy, a food ordering app, has raised $15 Million from Norwest Venture Partners. Square Yards, a real estate advisory firm, raised $6 Million from various investors.


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As the move to bring efficient healthcare online gains steam, more and more startups are entering this sector. With an experienced team at its helm, credihealth aims to bring healthcare information and allied services to its customers. Can you give a brief synopsis on what is tertiary health care and what is the need for […]

Funding Roundup: May 4, 2015

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Applicate, a startup providing software solutions for various business functions like workforce management, salesforce effectiveness, and marketing execution has raised INR 3.5 crores from various individuals including Flipkart VP – Rishi Vasudev. Customer360, a customer engagement platform, raised funding from CC Avenue CEO Vishwas Patel.