Debroop Roy

Debroop Roy

Entrepreneur Staff
Correspondent

About Debroop Roy

Covering the start-up ecosystem in and around Bangalore for Entrepreneur. Formerly an energy reporter at Reuters. A film, cricket buff who also writes fiction on weekends.

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E-commerce

What Makes This Jaipur-based E-commerce Start-up Different?

Having raised funding of $11 million, the company expects to expand to 100 cities across 10 states and reach the underserved strata in the e-retail space.
electric vehicles

What Investors Have to Say About The Indian EV Industry

As the electric vehicle space takes flight in the country, investors talk about the need for price parity and vertical integration as the way to grow
electric vehicles

This is Why Consumers Are Not Adopting Electric Vehicles in India

While the government is pushing for EVs, problems around awareness and infrastructure must be tackled head-on
Drones

Can Drones Make the Consumer Delivery Ecosystem Fly?

If approved, start-ups such as Dunzo and Zomato would be able to cut down costs and drive faster deliveries
Government policies

50,000 More Start-ups In Five Years: What Can India Do To Help Them Flourish?

With expectations that the number of start-ups in India will double, the government must make clear and consistent policies to help them scale and survive.
indian startups

This Hyperlocal Indian Delivery Start-up Has Raised $45 Million In Latest Funding Round

The funding for Dunzo comes at a time when the company is battling deep discounting from food delivery start-ups and the entry of e-commerce giant Amazon into the hyperlocal space.
Funding

How a Direct-To-Consumer Mattress Start-up Raised INR 11 Cr In Funding

The start-up intends to use the funds for brand building, launching new products and growing the management team.
Private Equity

How private equity investments in Indian companies grew in Q3

A 6 per cent year-on-year rise in investments was led by Reliance Jio's deal with Brookfield and the overall IT sector.
Food Businesses

This Indian Ice-cream Brand Aims a Turnover of INR 500 crore In the Next 5 Years

Having grown more than five-fold in the last 10 years, the home-grown company is betting on country-wide expansion and rebranding to reach greater heights.
Tech Startups

These 3 Global Tech Giants are Betting Big on Indian Start-ups

Facebook's intention to invest more in the country follows the footsteps of the likes of Amazon, Microsoft and Google.
E-commerce

Flipkart or Amazon: Who'd Win the Smartphone War?

As Amazon and Flipkart gear up for another discount war, Xiaomi and Samsung will battle it out for smartphone supremacy.