Tips and tricks by Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick for start-ups in India

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to students during an interaction at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus in Mumbai on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Mumbai: The chief executive and co-founder of the world’s most valuable start-up Uber Inc., Travis Kalanick, is in India to kick-start the government’s Start-Up Initiative. The 39-year-old American entrepreneur, whose company […]

    Aisle.co raises Rs1.25 crore from TermSheet.io and ah! Ventures

    Aisle.co handpicks its users after a process of screening. It has around 500-800 registrations per day in over 50 countries. Mumbai: Online matchmaking company Aisle Network Pvt. Ltd said on Thursday that it has raised Rs.1.25 crore in a pre-series A round of funding from TermSheet.io and ah! Ventures, with investments from key angel investors […]

    Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P: First Look

    “It’s not just the UI. It’s the complete experience. From the fingerprint sensor to the camera, it’s Google’s take on that,” Krishna Kumar, Product Leader, Android/Nexus at Google tells us of the Mountain View-based company’s new smartphone, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. “We feel that many users are passionate about our overall experience and […]

    Greening the clothing industry isn’t just about cotton and water.

    For a quick explainer on how to buy better, watch our video; and for a look into life as a “slow fashion” business owner, read our interview with Bree Hylkema, co-founder of Vermeulen & Co. The fashion industry isn’t known for its climate sense. Depending on who you ask, textiles and apparel account for something […]

    India Funding Roundup: A Customer Engagement Platform, Gym Aggregator, and More

    Our latest funding roundup compiles seed and late stage investments in Indian startups engaged in industrial robotics, fashion e-commerce, customer engagement, online test preparation, and fitness discovery. Momark Noida-based Momark Services, a mobile app-based customer engagement platform and mobile wallet aggregator, has raised a pre Series-A funding of $600,000 (roughly Rs. 4 crores) led by […]

    ShopInSync App Mashes Shopping, Price Comparison, and Chat

    Shopping online is becoming a tedious experience, as you have to navigate around things like app-only deals, and multiple platforms that all try and obscure the real value of deals, with exaggerated MRPs used to calculate deals that can sometimes lead to a sale price that is actually higher than the regular selling price of […]

    HTC One A9 and HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM First Impressions

    Ever since HTC unveiled its One A9 smartphone back in October in New York, the smartphone has been in news thanks to its similarity to the iPhone 6. Following several reports calling the One A9’s design’heavily’ inspired by the iPhone, the Taiwanese company got defensive, refuting the claims and even suggested that Apple had copied […]

    Raspberry Pi 3 With 64-Bit CPU, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi Launched at $35

    The Raspberry Pi foundation has launched the third version of its popular low-power Raspberry Pi development platform, the Raspberry Pi 3. It’s priced at $35, the same as the Raspberry Pi 2 mini computer unveiled last year, but adds a much request feature – integrated Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth connectivity. Raspberry Pi Founder Eben […]

    How Printo’s Manish Sharma lost his start-up and got it back

    A file photo of a Printo store in Bengaluru. Retail was booming at the time Sharma set up Printo. Photo: Hemant Mishra/ Mint Mumbai: Manish Sharma, 43, likes his coffee black and his conversation clear and upfront. Entrepreneurs aren’t really a fraternity, he says. “Mostly we have our head in the sand, trying to figure […]

    Debate and drama: What the Congress expects from this session of Parliament

    Photo Credit: Adnan Abidi/Reuters 16.6K Total Views President Pranab Mukherjee flagged off the Budget Session on Tuesday with a joint address to both Houses, in which he said that Parliament was a place for debate and discussion, not disruption or obstruction. Just before the session began, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the Opposition to utilise […]