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    Scaling An EdTech Startup? Here's What You Need To Know

    The journey of an education entrepreneur is challenging I Have The Elixir Of Life To Sustain My Edtech Startup Most often, entrepreneurs are so caught up with perfecting their product, they think of the product as a designer and not the user. A few questions to get you started: If your answer to the above was in the negative or "maybe", then there is a fundamental...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Uber Integrates UPI Payments For Rides; Partners With NPCI, Axis Bank, HDFC For Launch

    Uber India has added Unified Payments Interface to its system. The US-based company today launched UPI integration in partnership with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and banking partners Axis Bank and HDFC Bank. Launching the integration, Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology and Law & Justice, Government of India, Ravi...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Unicommerce Founders Desert Snapdeal Owned SaaS Solutions Arm; Is Sale Imminent?

    The developments comes at the time when Snapdeal moved away from the merger with Flipkart. As per the original agreement between Snapdeal and Unicommerce, founders Ankit Pruthi, Karun Singla, Vibhu Garg, and Manish Gupta were required to stay in their roles for a minimum of two years following the acquisition. Post that, they were free to move on to different...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    Exclusive: Software Development Talent Platform Indiez Raises $500K Seed Funding From Haresh Chawla

    Founded in 2016 by Nitesh Agrawal, Ishan Shrivastava, Archit Kejriwal and Amrose Birani, Indiez is building an artificial intelligence-powered platform for the topmost talent in software development to do high-quality work. The platform helps the freelancer community of software developers by enabling them to work from anywhere, anytime and on...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Tapping Into $750 Mn Male Grooming Market In India: Fireside Ventures, Others Pump $2.3 Mn In Bombay Shaving Company

    Delhi-based male grooming startup Bombay Shaving Company has raised about $2.3 Mn Pre-Series A funding in a round led by Fireside Ventures. Existing investors S Ramadorai, former CEO at TCS; Pankaj Gupta, supply director at USL Diageo, and senior executives at McKinsey & Co.

    • 20 hrs ago
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    Another Chinese Company On The Radar For Data Theft: Alibaba Owned UCWeb Faces Risk Of Ban In India

    The Alibaba-owned UCWeb browser is the latest addition to the list of Chinese companies suspected of stealing the data of Indian users. If proven guilty of data theft, the company could run the risk of getting banned in the country. User identity theft protection is increasingly becoming a topic of concern in the country.

    • 21 hrs ago
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    Six Gold Nuggets On Great Mentoring

    It was a mentoring morning one day, last year.I allow one day once a month where I make sure I find the time to spend with upcoming entrepreneurs at all different stages on their journeys. I find it fascinating sharing my journey and learning about various types of business ideas. I help however I can.Which reminded me of a post I wrote in August 2014, where I was at an event hosted by Lynn Kraus. At the...

    • 24 hrs ago
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    Cloud Data Protection Firm Druva Rakes In $80 Mn From Riverwood Capital, Others

    Cloud data protection and management firm Druva has raised $80 Mn in growth equity funding in a round led by Riverwood Capital. The round also saw participation from Sequoia Capital India, Nexus Venture Partners, Tenaya Capital and most other existing venture investors. This round brings the total funding raised by Druva to nearly $200 Mn.

    • yesterday
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    Launching An EdTech Startup? Here's Everything You Need To Know - Part 1

    Launching An Edtech Startup? Whose Problem Is It Anyway! Why Are You Doing This? Typically, in the first ten minutes of meeting an entrepreneur, we try to understand why someone would quit her steady paying job to enter this not-so-glamourous space. Answers range from personal experience of lack of access to quality education to a dearth of opportunities whilst growing...

    • yesterday
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    Indonesia's Supreme Court Overrules Transport Ministry Regulations For Taxi Aggregators

    The Supreme Court of Indonesia has annulled a government regulation on online taxi aggregators. The decision was taken after the regulation was found to be in contradiction with the higher laws and regulations. As per reports, in April 2017, the Ministry of Transportation had imposed a regulation to accommodate popular services such as Go-Jek, Grab and Uber...

    • 2 days ago