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India’s ‘living bridges’ get stronger as they grow

India’s ‘living bridges’ get stronger as they grow

They're not the world's tallest or longest bridges, but a string of humble river crossings sculpted from tree roots in India are engineering marvels that contain lessons for modern architects. Researchers say these little-studied structures, which can stretc…
India’s Swiggy bets big on cloud kitchens

India’s Swiggy bets big on cloud kitchens

Can cloud kitchens take off in India? Swiggy, one of the country’s largest food delivery startups, is betting on it. The Prosus Ventures-backed startup said on Wednesday it has established 1,000 cloud kitchens for its restaurant partners in the country — more than any of its local rivals. The Bangalore-headquartered firm said it has invested…
India’s Reliance Jio unveils video call assistant to help businesses automate customer support

India’s Reliance Jio unveils video call assistant to help businesses automate customer support

Before Google moves to bring its human-sounding robot calling service Duplex to help users automate their interactions with businesses to international markets, an Indian giant is deploying its own solution to get a jumpstart on the local market. Reliance Jio today unveiled AI-powered Video Call Assistant service that will allow businesses to automate their customer…
India’s Vahdam Teas raises $11M to grow its tea-commerce business in the US and Europe

India’s Vahdam Teas raises $11M to grow its tea-commerce business in the US and...

Vahdam Teas, an India-based e-commerce startup that sells fresh tea in international markets, has closed a new financing round as it looks to expand its presence in the U.S. and Europe. The three-year old startup said it has raised $11 million in its Series C financing round. The round, which according to a person familiar…
India’s Fyle bags $4.5M to expand its expense management platform in US, other international markets

India’s Fyle bags $4.5M to expand its expense management platform in US, other international...

Fyle, a Bangalore-headquartered startup that operates an expense management platform, has extended its previous financing round to add $4.5 million of new investment as it looks to court more clients in overseas markets. The additional $4.5 million tranche of investment was led by U.S.-based hedge fund Steadview Capital, the startup said. Tiger Global, Freshworks, and…
India’s Udaan raises $585M to expand its B2B e-commerce platform

India’s Udaan raises $585M to expand its B2B e-commerce platform

Udaan, a three-year-old business-to-business e-commerce platform in India, has raised more than half a billion dollars as it looks to bring more kirana stores, chemists and other small businesses online through its marketplace. The startup said today it has raised $585 million from Tencent, Altimeter, Footpath Ventures, Hillhouse, GGV Capital and Citi Ventures. Existing investors…
India’s NoBroker raises $50M to help people buy and rent without real estate brokers

India’s NoBroker raises $50M to help people buy and rent without real estate brokers

An Indian startup that is attempting to improve the way how millions of people in the nation lease or buy an apartment — by not paying any brokerage — just raised a significant amount of capital to further expand its business. NoBroker said on Wednesday it has raised $50 million in a new financing round.…
India’s ALTBalaji partners with Microsoft to bring online video streaming to offline users

India’s ALTBalaji partners with Microsoft to bring online video streaming to offline users

ALTBalaji, a leading video streaming service in India, has partnered with Microsoft and fintech firm Eko as it moves to expand its subscriber base in the country that is already larger than any of its local rival. ALTBalaji, which has over 27 million paying subscribers, said it will use Microsoft’s BlendNet technology to help its…

India’s Eros Now ties up with Microsoft’s Azure platform – Yahoo Finance

By Shilpa JamkhandikarMUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings, in a boost to the U.S. software giant's push to expand in the Indian market.As part of the tie-up, Microsoft will build an online video platform for…
India’s OkCredit raises $67M to help small merchants digitize their bookkeeping

India’s OkCredit raises $67M to help small merchants digitize their bookkeeping

OKCredit, a Bangalore-based startup that enables small merchants to digitize their bookkeeping, has raised $67 million to grow its business in the nation. The Series B financing round for the two-year-old startup was led by Lightspeed and Tiger Global. The new round, which follows the Series A financing round in June, climbs OkCredit’s total raise…

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10 great Black Friday deals we’ve seen today: cut-price AirPods Pros,...

Several of the best Black Friday deals for 2019 just launched in the US – even though today is Sunday. We're seeing PS4 at its lowest price, not to mention the first AirPods Pro deal, at least while they last.Our Black Friday advice? Buy early ahead of official Black Friday date of November 29. You…

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