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  • The Marketing Guidebook For Hybrid Events, The Next Norm

    As hybrid events are gaining momentum, understanding the right marketing strategy to tap into its potential has become important Hybrid events break the geographical restrictions...

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    As hybrid events are gaining momentum, understanding the right marketing strategy to tap into its potential has become important Hybrid events break the geographical restrictions and open doors for a larger and more diverse audience, allowing businesses to reach out to a greater demographic One of the key challenges in the hybrid event scene is...
  • Startups Vs Big Tech; BYJU’S Acquisition Spree: Indian Tech This Week

    Big tech companies have not had the friendliest of years in India in 2021, and it’s not about to get any easier The RBI is...

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    Big tech companies have not had the friendliest of years in India in 2021, and it’s not about to get any easier The RBI is said to be investigating Google and Amazon’s entry into broader financial services with fixed deposit bookings Piling on the pressure on ecommerce platforms in India, traders’ group CAIT has launched...
  • Indian Startups Too Want Govt To Enact Law Over Google, Apple App Store Rules

    After South Korea became the first nation to pass a bill to rein in the dominance Google and Apple exert overpayments on their app stores,...

    After South Korea became the first nation to pass a bill to rein in the dominance Google and Apple exert overpayments on their app stores, a US federal judge has struck down some of Apple’s App Store rules, forcing it to allow developers to send their users to other payment systems in a partial win...
  • Why Paytm Is More Valuable To Aswath Damodaran Than Ola

    Damodaran, a professor of finance at the Stern School of Business in New York, believes that Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led Paytm has the real potential because...

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    Damodaran, a professor of finance at the Stern School of Business in New York, believes that Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led Paytm has the real potential because of the scope of the sector it plays in Damodaran believes that the ride-sharing business world-over is a disaster and the scope of finance is immense in comparison He said...
  • Manufacture Tesla In India First Before Import Duty Relief, Govt Tells Elon Musk

    The government has reportedly said that Tesla needs to manufacture electric vehicles in the country before asking for tax concession for its imported cars Musk...

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    The government has reportedly said that Tesla needs to manufacture electric vehicles in the country before asking for tax concession for its imported cars Musk has said India’s import tax on the electric vehicles is the highest in the world India contributes less than 0.5% of the global EV market. The market is expected to...
  • Ecommerce under DoT scanner for Unauthorised Sale Of Signal Boosters

    The Department of Telecom (DoT) has written to the customs department raising the issue of non-regulatory sales of “mobile signal boosters” and walkie-talkies on ecommerce...

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    The Department of Telecom (DoT) has written to the customs department raising the issue of non-regulatory sales of “mobile signal boosters” and walkie-talkies on ecommerce sites The DoT has also served notice to ecommerce firms to refrain themselves from selling or facilitating the selling of unauthorised wireless equipment including signal repeaters/boosters In February, DoT brought...
  • [Funding Galore] Over $447 Mn Raised By Indian Startups This Week

    Indian startups have raised a total of $447 Mn across 39 rounds this week — 243% more than last week The highest funding this week,...

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    Indian startups have raised a total of $447 Mn across 39 rounds this week — 243% more than last week The highest funding this week, $100 Mn, was brought in by neobanking startup Open boAt and BYJU’s will hit the public market sometime next year; OYO has increased its authorised share capital ahead of its...
  • SaaS Startup Amagi Bags $100 Mn, Emerald Media & Mayfield India Exit

    Others who have participated in the new round are Avataar Ventures, Norwest Ventures Partners and existing investor Premji Invest As per a media report, Emerald...

    Others who have participated in the new round are Avataar Ventures, Norwest Ventures Partners and existing investor Premji Invest As per a media report, Emerald Media received 3X return, whereas Mayfield got 14X return upon exit. With the fresh investments, Amagi has to date raised a total of $150 Mn from external investors Indian SaaS...
  • [Exclusive] Zo World Launches NFT-Based Quest Platform For Travellers Starting With El Salvador

    Through the non-fungible token (NFT)-quest platform, people will have to complete quests such as travelling to different geographies. Any experience can be a quest and...

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    Through the non-fungible token (NFT)-quest platform, people will have to complete quests such as travelling to different geographies. Any experience can be a quest and completing quests allows Zomads to mint collectables, build profiles and achieve levels, says the travel startup The startup is bringing use cases for NFTs for the whole crypto ecosystem. An...
  • BillDesk Acquisition To Help Us Handle 4 Bn Transactions Annually: PayU India CEO

    By bringing together the two complementary businesses, we expect to create a fintech ecosystem handling 4 Bn transactions annually — that is four times PayU...

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    By bringing together the two complementary businesses, we expect to create a fintech ecosystem handling 4 Bn transactions annually — that is four times PayU India’s current level, Anirban Mukherjee, CEO, PayU India, tells Inc42 Post the acquisition, PayU and BillDesk will emerge as one of the leading online payments providers globally in terms of...