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For This Woman Entrepreneur, Architecture Is No Less Than Meditation

Kolkata-based Pooja Bihani's portfolio now includes several residential, commercial and lifestyle projects across Kolkata, Cuttack, Mumbai, Pune and Bengaluru.

[Funding Alert] After-Sales Service Provider Onsitego Raises $19 Mln In Series B Funding

The Mumbai-based company said the new funds would be used for consolidating its market position in the device protection market, and expanding into annual maintenance contracts, home protection and on-demand services.

[Funding Alert] Healthtech Start-Up Innovaccer Raises $70 Million In Series C Round

The funding came from Steadview Capital, Tiger Global, Dragoneer, Westbridge, Mubadala and Microsoft's venture fund M12. The company said it plans to use the new funds to improve existing processes that digitize healthcare for providers, payers and patients by further developing its data activation platform.

[Funding Alert] Android Device Management Platform Provider Esper Raises $7.6 Mln In Series A Funding

The company said it would use the new funds for product development and to expand its customer base in India and the United States.

[Funding Alert] Agritech Start-Up Clover Raises $5.5 Million Series A Round

The round saw the participation of Omnivore as well as existing investors Accel and Mayfield. The Bengaluru-based start-up said it would use the new funds to grow its farm network, enter new cities, and diversify fresh produce offerings.

This VC Firm Launched $100 Mln Fund To Back Tech Start-Ups

The two managing partners of Inflexor, Venkat Vallabhaneni and Jatin Desai, have previously co-founded Parampara Capital, another early-stage tech-focused VC firm.

WhatsApp Crosses 2 Billion Users Globally

The US-based company has long become one of the most used mobile applications across the world, with India serving as its largest user base.

In Boost For Start-Ups, RBI Plans Alternative Retail Payments System

India's central bank has proposed a draft framework to set up an alternative digital retail payments entity, along the lines of the not-for-profit NPCI.

India's Smartphone Growth Continues; Xiaomi Still On Top, Samsung Sees Decline

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi continued to have the largest market share with 43.6 million shipments in 2019, followed by Samsung which shipped 31 million units and Vivo at third with 23.8 million units.

Building For Digital Bharat: This Start-Up Wants To Help the Next 400 Mln Users Transact Online

Mall91 offers a social commerce platform that combines live videos, social gaming, social content, voice, and messaging to help users outside of big cities reap the benefits of e-commerce.

[Funding Alert] Soil-To-Sale Agritech Start-Up Raises $32 Mln, Plans Supply Chain Automation

Chennai-headquartered WayCool said it would use the fresh funds to automate its supply chain and build the next layer of data analytics required to strengthen supply chain efficiency.

Nirma Group Arm To Buy Emami's Cement Business In INR 5,500 Crore Deal

With the merger, Nuvoco said it would become one of the biggest players in the cement industry in India, especially in the east. The deal will expand its total cement capacity in eastern, northern and western India to 23.5 million tonnes.

[Funding Alert] Vernacular Audio Platform Raises Series A Round

Founded in 2018, Mumbai-based Kuku FM houses a wide range of content and has managed to garner a library of over 5,000 hours of content. With the fresh funds, it plans to increase the number of languages on its platform and enhance the production and marketing support to its creator base.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What's At Stake For Indo-China Trade

The global death toll is reportedly nearing 500 and apart from the severe loss of life, there are also fears of businesses and Indo-China trade suffering due to the outbreak.

More Competition For Netflix, Amazon Prime As Disney+ To Soon Launch In India

The announcement was made by Disney chief Bob Iger during the company's first quarter earnings call with analysts. The service would be launched as part of the existing streaming application Hotstar, erstwhile owned by Fox.