YouTube opens up a cre...

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As YouTube becomes as big of a creative medium as it is a consumption medium, the company is taking steps to foster this creative spirit. Google announced the opening of its seventh creators YouTube space in Paris. The city has shown aggressive growth year over year in viewership of YouTube content. The centre would provide training programs and […]

PepperTap raises $36 M...

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PepperTap has continued its amazing growth story this year by raising another $36 million. Even more interestingly, this funding round was led by Snapdeal. The existing investors like Sequoia India and SAIF Partners were joined byRu-net, JAFCO, and BeeNext. In one of the most aggressive growth charts, PepperTap started from the 40 orders/day in January […]

Practo acquires Qikwel...

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India’s leading healthcare start-up Practo continues to stay in the news. Just days after acquiring Insta Health solutions (link), Practo today announced the acquisition of Qikwell (an hospital appointment scheduler) whose whole team will be joining Practo. Started by Krishna Prasad and Raghavendra Prasad, Qikwell is an appointment schedule that uses proprietary technologies and algorithms to […]

Portea raises INR 240 ...

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The healthcare sector in India is booming. Just days after Practo acquired Insta Health Solution (link), Bangalore-based Portea medical has now raised the funding of over Rs.240 crores in a round that was led by Accel partners and also saw the participation of Qualcomm, Ventureast and World Bank’s International Finance Corporation. Portea specialises in home based healthcare-or “healing […]

Freecharge launches di...

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The Snapdeal owned FreeCharge digital platform is now launching a digital wallet in partnership with Yes bank. The major benefit of digital wallets is that while shopping online you do not have to go through the credit card payment process and hence the friction of paying and the time taken to process the payment, both are significantly lower.FreeCharge […]

Stripe launches relay ...

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Stripe has launched a new API Method called Relay that will make selling and buying easier for both merchants and consumers. Even with the enormous time that consumers spend on social networks, it has been hard for businesses to turn that attention into buying process. This has been due to the difficulty of integrating the existing payment solutions […]