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    Ather Energy launches its first vehicle charging network in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru-based electric vehicle (EV) startup Ather Energy today launched its experience store and charging infrastructure, AtherGrid, for EVs. The charging stations are open to all EVs, and not just Ather vehicles. The experience store is located on 100 feet road at Indiranagar in the city. Founded in 2013 by Tarun Mehta and Swapnil Jain, both IIT Madras alumni, the...

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    Video-streaming service ALT Balaji crosses 1 M paid subscribers within a year

    ALT Balaji claims that over 800 million minutes of content was viewed on its platform in the March quarter. Homegrown video-on-demand platform ALT Balaji has crossed one million paid subscribers in less than a year. While announcing its March quarter results, Balaji Telefilms (owner of ALT Balaji) revealed that there were 1.2 million paid subscribers of the service....

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    Create an action plan to grow and scale your business. Apply for the Seed Transformation Program, India

    A serial entrepreneur, Gaurav Goel, the CEO and founder of TopRankers, manages the edtech startup's brand development, growth strategy, business development, sales strategy, and investor relations. TopRankers, which offers online coaching for tests related to government sector jobs (e.g. bank clerks, teachers, police) has a total market...

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    How Ahmedabad-based Arvind Ltd is solving the water crisis in India, one pair of jeans at a time

    Listed denim fabric giant Arvind Ltd is creating sustainable, 'green jeans' in order to reduce use of water and other resources, thus elevating the water crisis in India. The numbers you may usually associate with Arvind Limited are its number one market standing when it comes to manufacturing and exporting denims from India, or perhaps...

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    A more "human" Cortana? Microsoft acquires AI startup Semantic Machines

    Only a couple of weeks ago, Google revealed Google Duplex , a new platform that the tech giant believes will take its AI-powered Google Assistant to new heights. In a stunning display of the tech's abilities, Google Duplex was able to hold a conversation with a human without any noticeable indications that it was a bot. Ethical and moral concerns notwithstanding, this...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    'Vision is one thing, strategy is another' - 30 quotes from Indian startup journeys

    From enlightenment to execution, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week (see the previous post here). these 30 gems and insights from the week of May 14-20 with your colleagues and networks, and...

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    With the help of Google, Vandit Kalia makes a splash with DIVE India

    Based in the Andaman islands, scuba diving centre Dive India is working on its online presence to attract divers from across the world. Slaving away in our claustrophobic office cubicles, most of us daydream of opening the perfect little Parisian-themed cafe, or building an online jewellery brand, or doing something else equally interesting, but only some of us follow...

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    Europe will soon demand GDPR compliance - and it will be detrimental not to comply

    Global Data Protection Rules will be applicable in Europe from May 25 and businesses, if not compliant, will see hefty penalties. Protection of consumer data is an oft-spoken subject the world over, and Europe will soon become the first to enforce regulation with regard to it. The regulation was passed in April 2016, and businesses were given two years to...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    [Monday Wrap] From seamless procurement of raw materials to midnight dessert runs - your startup fix to start the week

    YourStory brings you a list of promising startups we discovered through the week. While large organisations do not typically find it difficult to source raw materials, SMEs see a challenge and, often, given finance constraints, source for one to three months. NowPurchase procures raw materials for companies in varied...

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    The buzz around Dantewada's home-grown Bastar Honey is about social empowerment of women and tribal families

    This article is part of The Chhattisgarh Story series (coming soon to YourStory) In a leafy compound in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada, a large number of wooden crate-like boxes are lined up in an orderly fashion. These nondescript boxes are in fact, a prime example of community and industry and, the source for Bastar Honey, a brand of...

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