Debroop Roy

Debroop Roy

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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Funding

[Funding Alert] Yolobus Raises $3.3 Mln In Series A Round Led By Nexus Venture Partners

The Gurugram-based company said the fresh funds will be used to double down on investments across technology, customer and crew safety and sanitisation as well as expansion plans across geographies.
Reliance

Jio Platforms Is COVID-Resistant

With yet another investment, this time from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, the digital unit of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries has now raised INR 97,885 crore in less than seven weeks.
Financing

WeWork To Pump $100 Mln Into India Business

In Friday's statement, the company said that WeWork India was already profitable and played an important role in the global scheme of business.
TECH25

Meatifying Online Commerce

Bengaluru-based FreshToHome is a start-up that has presence across the seafood and meat supply chain, right from directly procuring from the fishermen and farmers, to last-mile delivery for the end consumer.
TECH25

Making Mixed Reality Accessible

Tesseract is a MIT Media Lab spin-off that creates products in the augmented and virtual reality space. Last year, Reliance Industries acquired a majority stake in the company.
Reliance

Reliance Industries' Rights Issue Subscribed 1.59 Times

The success of the rights issue also comes at a time of increasing uncertainty for most businesses in India who have been hurt by the Coronavirus outbreak-enforced lockdown.
TECH25

CoinDCX Is Enabling Mass Adoption Of Cryptocurrencies In India

The Mumbai-based company is backed by Bain Capital Ventures and Polychain Capital, and claims it saw a 10x increase in user signups, and a 47 per cent growth in trading volumes in the first quarter of this year.
TECH25

Using Artificial Intelligence, This Start-Up Is Helping Enterprises Connect Better

Bengaluru-based Yellow Messenger offers an always-on, intelligent conversational automation on text and voice across multiple channels such as WhatsApp, Google Assistant and Alexa.
TECH25

Organizing the Kiranas With Technology

Bengaluru-based Jumbotail offers a one-stop shop for small retail stores.
TECH25

This Indian Start-Up Is Using AI To Monitor COVID-19 Progression In Patients

Mumbai-based Qure.ai has a software that scans a chest X-Ray in about a minute and provides details about whether a patient was getting better as a result of the treatments administered.
TECH25

Here's How MFine Is Using Technology To Disrupt Healthcare

The Bengaluru-based start-up offers an online consultation platform and has seen teleconsultations grow 5-6 times in the last few weeks owing to the Coronavirus outbreak.
TECH25

This Start-Up Is Adding a Layer of AI To Video Feeds

Bengaluru-based Integration Wizards Solutions started with enterprise mobility, creating a platform that would allow for seamless communication across devices. While the computer vision solution is their latest offering, the platform has also incorporated industrial IoT and mobile device management over time.
TECH25

This Solar Rooftop Company Is Using IoT To Make a Mark

ZunRoof, a four-year-old start-up, is backed by the family office of conglomerate Godrej and already has presence in over 75 cities across 12 states in the country.
Funding

[Funding Alert] Crypto Exchange CoinDCX Raises $2.5 Million

The investment will further boost the company's efforts to increase cryptocurrency adoption in India.
Food Businesses

Despite Relaxations, Recovery Could Be Tough For Restaurants and Food Delivery Apps

According to a survey conducted by community platform LocalCircles, 74 per cent respondents said they will not be visiting their favourite restaurant in the next 30 days even if it was open.