Founder Interview: Pri...

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With more choices comes bigger responsibility! Deluged by the incessant marketing campaigns of same-yet-different products, the consumer today is as confused as ever. Various startups have tried to ease the decision making process. Here is the story of Pricebaba.com that is moving fast to solve this problem and help consumers choose the right product. Tell […]

Ready to launch in 11 ...

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Today we bring to you an instinctively elaborate interview with the founder of Pricetree.com, about its journey and many other aspects relating to startups. PriceTree is a price comparisons site for shoppers and retailers to help shoppers on finding the best price online and help retailers to monitor their competitors’ prices to optimize pricing strategies and […]

Twitter & IBM- Pa...

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International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) on Wednesday announced a partnership with Twitter (TWTR.N) to help shape business decisions using data collected from tweets worldwide to understand their customers, markets and trends – and inform every business decision. This alliance will let enterprises incorporate Twitter data into their decision-making through an established set of IBM tools, […]

Brillio acquires India...

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US-based technology consultant and software developer Brillio has acquired data analytics startup Marketelligent. The news was confirmed by Raj Mamodia, chief executive at Brillio, however he declined to share any financial details of the deal. Speaking in relation to the said deal  Mamodia said “It (Marketelligent) was like a marriage partner that we were looking […]

Snapdeal raises $627 m...

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Jasper Infotech, which owns and operates online marketplace Snapdeal.com, has raised $627 million (Rs 3,845 crore) from Japanese internet, media and telecom conglomerate SoftBank, the largest single tranche investment in an Indian e-commerce company. The investment has been made through SoftBank’s recently created unit, SoftBank Internet and Media Inc (SIMI) The investment in Snapdeal is the largest […]

Mindhelix raises money...

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  Mindhelix, a Kochi- based startup company, has successfully raised US $ 99,429 from 738 backers via its campaign for Rico ‘smartphone’ device, pledged at US$ 100,000 by 30 October, by using the crowd funding platform Kickstarter. Mindhelix’s Rico is a sensor-equipped hardware that works by itself or with a spare smartphone to detect and […]

BITS Pilani launches E...

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Birla Institute Of Technology & Science, Pilani has launched its Entrepreneur in Residence Program (EIR) to provide students and faculties with an unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with successful entrepreneurs. The programme was launched by BITS Pilani alumnus, Phanindra Sama, Co-Founder, Red Bus.  Phanindra Sama after co-founding redBus.in in 2006 sold the company to Naspers in […]

Yahoo acquires messagi...

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Yahoo has acquired San Fransisco based,mobile messaging application MessageMe, reportedly for somewhere in between $ 30-40 million. Yahoo beat Snapchat in this acquisition. Message me is the brainchild of Arjun Sethi and Justin Rosenthal. Their team will be joining Yahoo, and the messaging service will be shut down on November 7, 2014.   It is still […]