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Coronavirus: Start-Ups, SMEs Scramble For Cash As Disruption Hits Hard

A Local Circles Survey found that only six per cent were covered, in terms of cash, for a period of more than six months.

[Funding Alert] Beer Brand Bira 91 Brews Up $20 Mln In Fresh Capital

The Delhi-headquartered company said the new capital will be utilized to expand the India business, widen its footprint and consolidate its leadership position in the premium beer market in India.

Coronavirus: Barring Malls and Urban Market Complexes, Centre Allows All Retail Shops To Open

It is mandatory for those permitted to open to only operate with 50 per cent staff, while ensuring compulsory wearing of masks and strictly adhering to social distancing. The relaxations in restrictions are not applicable in hotspots or containment zones.

Coronavirus: Consumers Seek 'Non-Essentials', Services Amid Lockdown

The survey, that received more than 17,000 responses from across the country, found that 50 per cent households need their air-conditioners or refrigerators repaired, with the onset of the Indian summer.

[Funding Alert] Biopharma Start-Up Bugworks Raises $7.5 Mln In Fresh Financing

Founded in 2014, the company has been trying to design a completely new class of broad spectrum antibiotics that would be able to fight against increasingly drug resistant bacteria.

Facebook Launches Gaming App As Lockdowns Keep People At Home

The new application allows users to sign in with their existing Facebook accounts, follow popular gamers, watch live streams and interact, apart from of course allowing users to play and broadcast their games as well.

[Funding Alert] API Platform YAP Raises $4.5 Mln In Series A Round

The fresh funds will be used to strengthen the team, build the technology further and offer enhanced products with focus on enabling access to credit, corporate banking, cross border payments and the neo-banking stack.

Ecommerce Retailers Expect Government To Expand Scope of Essentials

Post the announcement last week allowing ecommerce companies to carry out routine business, they were hopeful that it would spur some activity across the board.

Coronavirus: Availability Of Essentials Via E-Commerce Gets Better

According to a survey by community platform Local Circles, 57 per cent of consumers were able to find most essential goods via online ordering, an improvement from only a few days ago.

[Funding Alert] Yellow Messenger Raises $20 Million Series B Round To Fuel Global Expansion

The company said it would use the new funds to fuel international growth and invest further in product innovation.

[Funding Alert] Logistics SaaS Platform FarEye Raises $25 Mln In Series D Round

The company will use the new funds to further invest in the platform's predictive capabilities and grow faster in Europe, Asia Pacific and the United States.

Coronavirus: Gaming Platforms Rejoice, Witness Massive Surge

Even as businesses across sectors face the heat of an extended countrywide lockdown owing to the Coronavirus outbreak, there are some who have managed to find a silver lining. One such area is online gaming, which has seen a welcome spike.

Coronavirus: Lockdown Leaves Indians Sleep-Deprived

According to a study by mattress company Wakefit.co, 81 per cent said they would sleep better after the lockdown ends.

Coronavirus: Flipkart, Tata Consumer Products Partner For Supply Of Essentials

Tata's distributors will list as marketplace sellers on the e-commerce company's platform and consumers would be able to buy different combo packs of essential products.

Coronavirus: Even In a Post-Crisis World, Expect Drastic Changes In Consumer Behavior

According to a study by consulting firm Hammerkopf, 65 per cent respondents said they believed it would take anywhere between six to twelve months for normalcy to return.