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Functional Foods With an Ayurvedic Touch: The Story Behind Kapiva

Founded in 2016 by Ameve Sharma and Shrey Badhani, the company currently has about 80 different products ranging from juices to ghee.

[Start-it-up] How To Go From Being an Instagram Poet To a Published Author

If stringing words together to create beautiful poetry or prose is something that comes naturally to you, social media can now help you make it a well-paying gig.

[Budget 2020] 3-themed Budget Seeks To Address High Unemployment, Low Demand and Falling Economy

India's finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday presented the first budget of the new decade, with a broad focus around three themes: aspirational India, economic development and a caring society.

WhatsApp Pay To Fully Launch In India Soon, Says Zuckerberg

This comes months after the country's central bank reportedly blocked a full-fledged launch of the service citing data localization norms.

[Funding Alert] Y Combinator-backed Agritech Start-Up Raises Funding

Founded in 2016 by the father-son duo of Sanjay Agarwalla and Aditya Agarwalla, the company connects marginal farmers, who constitute a large part of the entire population, directly to businesses anywhere in the country for the sale of their produce.

Meet the Chinese Shopping App Challenging Flipkart, Amazon In India

Last week, Club Factory said it had surpassed 100 million monthly active users in India, which came along with a four-fold year-on-year increase in the number of orders in 2019.

Business Disruption Becoming Main Attack Objective For More Adversaries

According to a report by US-based cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, 36 per cent of all incidents it investigated in 2019 had business disruption as their main objective. These attacks were largely caused by ransomware, destructive malware or DoS attacks.

This Indian Start-Up Is Sachetizing Financial Products For the Blue Collar Segment

Bengaluru-based Avail Finance, which is backed by the likes of Bhavish Aggarwal and Binny Bansal, partners with non-banking financial companies to help disburse easy loans ranging upto INR 50,000.

[Funding Alert] This Indian Snack Start-Up Raised $2.7 Mln Series A

Bengaluru-based Samosa Singh said it would use the funds to scale up operations, increase production capabilities, and expand in multi-cities, while also entering households through a delivery via cloud kitchen model.

[Funding Alert] Logistics Automation Platform Provider Raises $39 Mln Series B Round Led By Tiger Global, Steadview Capital

With the new funds, LogiNext said it would look to expand its operations to more geographies, hire more talent across its tech and sales teams while also focusing on developing its machine learning capabilities further.

[Start-it-up] How To Become a Vlogger

Essentially blogs in the form of videos, the format allows for experimentation with different styles and is far more easy to monetize.

Internship Seekers On the Rise, Start-Ups and SMEs Biggest Gainers

According to an Internshala report, the total number of internship seekers in 2019 saw a 54 per cent jump from a year earlier.

Masayoshi Son-Funded Start-Ups Not Going 'Soft' On Employees

With Vision Fund II in sight, Softbank's portfolio companies in India and across the world are cutting jobs in order to reduce losses and shore up investor sentiment.

[Funding Alert] Former Paytm Executive's Latest Venture Raises $11 Mln

Merely 6 months old, Amit Lakhotia's Park+ offers a mobile application-based platform for smart parking solutions. The round was co-led by Sequoia India and Matrix Partners India.

IMF Cuts Growth Outlook For India to 4.8% for FY20, Drags Global Number Down

The agency cut the country's 2019 economic growth from the 6.1 per cent that it estimated in October, citing a sharper-than-expected fall in domestic demand and stress in NBFCs leading to a decline in credit growth.