• WhatsApp To Knock Delhi HC’s Door Again To Block CCI Probe

    The Facebook-owned messaging app will file an appeal later this week to be heard by a two-judge bench Given the surge in Covid cases, the...

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    The Facebook-owned messaging app will file an appeal later this week to be heard by a two-judge bench Given the surge in Covid cases, the Delhi High Court said earlier this month that it will only hear urgent matters Last week, the Delhi High Court had allowed CCI to conduct an antitrust probe into the...
  • Razorpay Raises $160 Mn Funding At $3 Bn Valuation

    The new funding comes as the company plans to launch its products in Southeast Asian markets by the end of this year The round has...

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    The new funding comes as the company plans to launch its products in Southeast Asian markets by the end of this year The round has been led by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and Sequoia Capital India Founded by Shashank Kumar and Harshil Mathur in 2014 as a payment gateway service, the six-year-old startup provides...
  • Gujarat Trader Arrested Over Online Betting In Cryptocurrency Scam

    The enforcement directorate announced that it has arrested a cryptocurrency trader in relation to a money-laundering probe linked to an online betting scam case in...

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    The enforcement directorate announced that it has arrested a cryptocurrency trader in relation to a money-laundering probe linked to an online betting scam case in China The accused was found to have purchased Tether cryptocurrency on behalf of the accused company and transferred them to unknown wallets through foreign exchanges Between 2017 and 2019, Indian...
  • How Augmented Reality Is Changing The World Of Marketing For Brands

    With augmented reality, consumers can connect with brands on a more emotional and empathic level Today, it has become almost common to see augmented reality...

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    With augmented reality, consumers can connect with brands on a more emotional and empathic level Today, it has become almost common to see augmented reality capabilities as a marketing tactic AR has already showcased its capability to deliver unique interactions for users, allowing brands across all industries to connect to the next generation of consumers...
  • Trifecta Capital Sees A Senior Partner Exit Amidst New Fund Closure

    A senior partner from Venture Debt firm Trifecta Capital has left the firm almost three years after joining it The partner’s exit comes shortly after...

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    A senior partner from Venture Debt firm Trifecta Capital has left the firm almost three years after joining it The partner’s exit comes shortly after Trifecta announced final close of its second fund worth $150Mn Trifecta Capital claims to have invested around INR 2,000 Cr in 72 early growth and growth-stage startups Akash Goel, a...
  • Edtech Must Be Inclusive And Provide Education For All

    While Covid-19 left its lasting impact on the education sector, the edtech space saw a lot of advancements To pave the way for the future...

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    While Covid-19 left its lasting impact on the education sector, the edtech space saw a lot of advancements To pave the way for the future it is important to re-establish the current pedagogical methods by seamlessly integrating classroom learning with e-learning and build a unified learning system The Covid-19 pandemic brought to light in some...
  • As Feared, India’s Aarogya Setu Turned Into Citizen Surveillance App

    In a recent decision, the Delhi High Court set a bail condition on Umar Khalid of installing the Aarogya Setu app for monitoring of movement...

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    In a recent decision, the Delhi High Court set a bail condition on Umar Khalid of installing the Aarogya Setu app for monitoring of movement The decision confirms the fears of privacy rights groups around the use of Aarogya Setu app and data for surveillance of citizens Last month, J&K Administration has admitted that it...
  • Amazon May Invest $100 Mn In Apollo Pharmacy To Boost Its Epharmacy

    The ecommerce major is looking to take on Reliance Retail, Tata Group and Flipkart The deal may give Amazon the exclusive rights to list Apollo...

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    The ecommerce major is looking to take on Reliance Retail, Tata Group and Flipkart The deal may give Amazon the exclusive rights to list Apollo Pharmacy on its platform Amazon launched its online pharmacy service ‘Amazon Pharmacy’ in August 2020 In a bid to boost its epharmacy business, Amazon is looking to invest about $100...
  • Delhi HC Allows Amazon India To Write To SEBI

    The court refused to restrain Amazon from writing to statutory authorities such as SEBI in relation to the proposed deal between Future Retail and Reliance...

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    The court refused to restrain Amazon from writing to statutory authorities such as SEBI in relation to the proposed deal between Future Retail and Reliance Retail The order came in response to the suit filed by Future Retail after Amazon had got a temporary injunction from the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Future Group had said...
  • Early-Stage VC Endiya Partners Announces Final Close Of Fund-II

    Besides the AcE Fund, the India-Japan Fund of Funds and IFC have also invested in Endiya’s Fund-II Endiya Partners has already made three investments from...

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    Besides the AcE Fund, the India-Japan Fund of Funds and IFC have also invested in Endiya’s Fund-II Endiya Partners has already made three investments from the fund, with two more in the pipeline It will invest $1 Mn-$1.5 Mn in new startups, and $4 Mn-$5 Mn in follow-on rounds Hyderabad-based early-stage venture capital firm Endiya...