Saturday, October 16, 2021
Home INDIA

INDIA

    [NEWS] MyGate raises $56M to bring its security management service to more gated communities in India – Loganspace

    [NEWS] MyGate raises $56M to bring its security management service to more gated communities...

    0
    MyGate, a Bangalore-based startup that offers security management and convenience service for guard-gated premises, said today it has bagged more than $50 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its footprint in the nation. Chinese internet giant Tencent, Tiger Global, JS Capital and existing investor Prime Venture Partners funded the three-year-old…
    [NEWS] Amazon Pay users in India can now pay their utility, mobile and cable bills with Alexa – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Amazon Pay users in India can now pay their utility, mobile and cable...

    0
    Amazon Pay users in India can now use voice command with Alexa to pay their utility, internet, mobile, and satellite cable TV bills, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday. This is the first time, the company said, it is pairing these functionalities with Amazon Pay in any market. The e-commerce giant, which competes with Walmart’s…
    [NEWS] Walmart’s Flipkart confirms it is entering the food retail business in India – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Walmart’s Flipkart confirms it is entering the food retail business in India –...

    0
    India’s Flipkart is entering the food retail business as the e-commerce giant looks to expand its reach in the nation, its chief executive said on Tuesday. Flipkart, which sold majority stake in the company to Walmart for $16 billion last year, has registered an entity called ‘Flipkart Farmermart Pvt Ltd’ — in compliance with local…
    [NEWS] True Balance raises $23M to bring its payments app to more small cities and towns in India – Loganspace

    [NEWS] True Balance raises $23M to bring its payments app to more small cities...

    0
    South Korean startup True Balance, which operates an eponymous financial services app aimed at tens of millions of users in small cities and towns in India, has closed a new financing round as it looks to court more first time users in the world’s second largest internet market. True Balance said on Tuesday that it…
    [NEWS] Google-backed Dunzo raises $45M to expand its hyperlocal delivery startup in India – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Google-backed Dunzo raises $45M to expand its hyperlocal delivery startup in India –...

    0
    An Indian startup that is increasingly posing a threat to established food and grocery delivery businesses and e-commerce giants just closed a new financing round to expand its business in the nation. Bangalore-based Dunzo said today it has raised $45 million from Google, Lightbox, STIC Ventures, and 3L Capital in a new financing round. The…
    [NEWS] Khatabook raises $25M to help businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and accept online payments – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Khatabook raises $25M to help businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and...

    0
    Even as tens of millions of Indians have come online for the first time in recent years, most businesses in the nation remain offline. They continue to rely on long notebooks to keep a log of their financial transactions. A nine-month old startup that is digitizing the bookkeeping and allowing merchants to accept online payments…
    [NEWS] Google chases businesses to maintain its payments lead in India – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Google chases businesses to maintain its payments lead in India – Loganspace

    0
    Google said today it is bringing its mobile payments app — Google Pay — to businesses in India as the Android-maker rushes to maintain its payments lead in one of its key overseas markets before its global rival Facebook sets off a similar play in the nation. Even as more than 400 million users in…
    [Science] Early whales swam doggy paddle across the ocean from India to Africa – AI

    [Science] Early whales swam doggy paddle across the ocean from India to Africa –...

    0
    By Michael Marshall Early whales’ front arms gradually evolved into fins over millions of yearsStocktrek Images, Inc. / Alamy Stock Photo Some early whales may have swum using their arms as well as their legs, a bit like a dog paddling in water. Despite this primitive swimming style, they seem to have managed to spread…
    [NEWS] InMobi’s Glance raises $45M to expand outside of India – Loganspace

    [NEWS] InMobi’s Glance raises $45M to expand outside of India – Loganspace

    0
    Glance, a subsidiary of Indian mobile ad business firm InMobi, said today it has raised $45 million as it prepares to scale its business outside of India and bulk up its product offerings. The unnamed, maiden financing round for Glance was funded by Mithril Capital, a growth stage investment firm co-founded by Silicon Valley investors…
    [NEWS] India loses contact with spacecraft during historic moon landing attempt – Loganspace

    [NEWS] India loses contact with spacecraft during historic moon landing attempt – Loganspace

    0
    India’s attempt to become the first nation to soft land a robotic spacecraft at the moon’s South Pole, an unexplored region, has ended in failure, the space agency said Saturday. Less than two miles above the lunar surface, the Vikram lander (named after Vikram Sarabhai, the father of India’s space program) lost communications with the…