Startups lead 2015’s PE/VC funding deals in India

Volumes in private equity and venture capitalists investments in 2015 touched an all-time high with close to 1,049 deals worth $16 billion largely due to rise in investments in Indian

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Amazon launches ‘women-only’ delivery stations

Amazon India is piloting women-only deliveries in Chennai and Kerala to create more jobs in an otherwise male-dominated field. The programme was debuted in January in Kerala and extended to

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Amazon to set up its second largest global delivery centre in Hyderabad

Global e-commerce giant Amazon has decided to set up its second largest global delivery centre outside the US in Hyderabad, which could attract a large portion of its proposed investments of

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Aamzon goes luxe, starts selling products of labels like Tumi, Furla, Versace

E-commerce major Amazon has been roping in a host of luxury and bridge to luxury brands to sell their products on its platform in India as it looks to emerge

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Yahoo exploring sale of $1 billion-$3 billion in ‘non-core assets’

Yahoo Inc is exploring the sale of $1 billion to $3 billion of patents, property and other “non-core assets,” its chief financial officer said on Thursday. Yahoo CFO Ken Goldman

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Snapchat raises $175 million from Fidelity

Snapchat has raised $175 million in fresh funding from Fidelity Investments and other investors, according to a source familiar with the matter. The investment is an extension of Snapchat’s Series

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Google’s Eric Schmidt to head Pentagon’s new advisory board

Eric Schmidt, the former chief executive officer of Google, will head a new Pentagon advisory board aimed at bringing Silicon Valley innovation and best practices to the US military, defense

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Snapdeal co-founder Kunal Bahl mistaken for ‘Mr Bansal’

The startup scene may be populated by many names today, but the many Bansals of Flipkartand Snapdeal will continue to be known as the original e-commerce boys of India. The

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Google’s Android Pay may become hands-free

Google on Wednesday said it is testing ways to let people use digital wallets without having to even take smartphones out of their pockets. The internet colossus is dabbling with ways

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Flipkart launches commerce advertising platform, goes live with 50 leading brands

Flipkart has launched its Brand Story Ads on the mobile app with over 50 leading brands on board. Brands including Yes Bank, L’Oreal, Micromax, Intel, Gillette, Datsun and Sony have

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