Meet Deena Mehta, India’s first female stockbroker

Meet Deena Mehta, India’s first female stockbroker

After 125 years, India gets its first female stockbroker after Deena Mehta is elected BSE’s President  At a time when India’s stock market is dominated by males, Deena Mehta has broken all stereotypes by becoming the Bombay Stock Exchange’s first female president. Mehta has been working in the stock market from the past 32 years. She is the very first Indian women to be elected on the board of exchange and to achieve such a…

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Bangalore based Nubesol creates a WhatsApp like app for tech-savvy farmers

Bangalore based Nubesol creates a WhatsApp like app for tech-savvy farmers

Nubesol technologies has created a WhatsApp-like messaging app through which farmers can chat with eminent agricultural scientists, and discuss the factors contributing to the poor yield. Before the start of the next crop planting season, third generation farmer Krishna Balegayi – who has been farming for 25 years – is sure to take the help of an Android app to better his yield. Bangalore-based startup Nubesol technologies has created a WhatsApp-like messaging app through which…

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ZeroNet, an encrypted internet that may save us from economic losses worth $2.4 billion

ZeroNet, an encrypted internet that may save us from economic losses worth $2.4 billion

Open, free and uncensorable websites, using Bitcoin cryptography and BitTorrent network Vint Cerf, regarded as one of the fathers of internet long back hailed the World Wide Web as a platform which would allow the free flow of information. “Information sharing is power. If you don’t share your ideas, smart people can’t do anything about them, and you’ll remain anonymous and powerless.” Over the years, repressive governments have tried to curb the use of internet…

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Paytm Payments Bank gets $32.4m fresh investments from Paytm founder and two others

Paytm Payments Bank gets $32.4m fresh investments from Paytm founder and two others

Paytm Payments Bank gets $32.4m fresh investments Bengaluru – Feb 04, 2017. RedNewswire/- Paytm Payments Bank has received fresh investments of $32.4M from its promoter and founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma besides two other entities – One97 Communications Ltd and One97 Communications India Ltd. Paytm Payments Bank got a final approval from the Reserve Bank of India last month to run and operate payments bank in the country.   Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the promoter and founder of Paytm hold…

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Astra Dairy – ‘A2’ Grade Milk Delivery Startup is making its way all bootstrapped

Astra Dairy – ‘A2’ Grade Milk Delivery Startup is making its way all bootstrapped

The growing dairy company of recent times, Astra Dairy, is slowly but steadily gaining name and fame from its customers and those who have heard of its speciality. Bengaluru – Jan 31, 2016. RedNewswire/- Here comes the induction, growth and the future plans of the Dairy, all of it constructed from the words of its Managing director, Mr. Rakesh Ravindran himself. It all started with a Textile Manufacturing company in the 50s. Though textile manufacturing…

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EezyNaukari is Bridging the Gap between Rural & Urban India through a tech startup

EezyNaukari is Bridging the Gap between Rural & Urban India through a tech startup

With more than 2 million people annually migrating from Rural to Urban India, the incomplete knowledge of right job opportunities for these job seekers is a daunting problem. When we add up the 250 million rural youth, devoid of right job opportunities in rural areas, it becomes clearer that the problem is not going to fade away soon. Each year, thousands of fraud cases happen related to jobs and rural job seekers make an easy prey due to…

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14 YO Harshavardhan Zala signs MoU worth 5 Cr for defense drones with Gujarat Govt

14 YO Harshavardhan Zala signs MoU worth 5 Cr for defense drones with Gujarat Govt

Harshavardhan Zala, a 14 year old boy who pitched for his drone production startup meant for implementation in India’s defense services. Harshavardhan has designed a drone that can be used in the war fields to detect land mines as well as diffuse such land mines threats. The drone would work in a way to defend the forces and neutralize threat prone war-fields.     He signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with the state government, Gujarat,…

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Local errands startup Anything Delivered literally delivers anything and everything

Local errands startup Anything Delivered literally delivers anything and everything

Bengaluru, Jan 12th, 2017. RedNewswire What would you do when you are heading to an important meeting and you realize you haven’t brought your laptop charger? Your aged daddy is going to your sister’s place and needs to be seen off at the train station, it is your performance review today and you need someone to take him to the station and seat him in the train. You are the next big start-up and you…

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Divergence of Mobile Apps and Websites

Divergence of Mobile Apps and Websites

Mobile phones have been the greatest evolution of mankind in the 21st century and it has become essential for the businesses and the public. In today’s world, everything is bound to be subjected to the technological changes. It is hard to believe with the fact that, without the mobile phones and the hi-tech’s, the existence of the world.All the business tycoons and leads of the famous firms have started to adapt to the change in…

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STARCLINCH: MARKETPLACE OF PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS FOR EFFORTLESS ARTIST BOOKING

STARCLINCH: MARKETPLACE OF PROFESSIONAL ARTISTS FOR EFFORTLESS ARTIST BOOKING

“A MARKETPLACE OF 9500+ ARTISTIC TALENTS, STARCLINCH STARTED WITH AN AIM TO MAKE TRANSPARENT ARTIST BOOKING IN INDIA” Red Newswire/– What is StarClinch? StarClinch is an online marketplace of artists that connects talent buyers with artists across India, thus bringing a drastic advancement in the entertainment industry. Launched in January 2015, it is the brainchild of Varun Agrawal, a post graduate from FORE School of Management, who has worked with ICICI Bank for three years…

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Online jewellery store “BlueStone” raises $5.2M series D funding from Iron Pillar Fund

Online jewellery store “BlueStone” raises $5.2M series D funding from Iron Pillar Fund

BlueStone is an online private label jewellery shopping store Bengaluru – Dec 24, 2016. RedNewswire/-   BlueStone is an online jewellery store that sells high quality jewellery and accessories. It has raised $5.2M in Series D funding round from Iron Pillar Fund. The company was founded in 2011 by Gaurav Singh Kushwaha  & Vidya Nataraj. Bluestone showcases high quality fine jewellery with strikingly exquisite designs. It has a just-in-time manufacturing model where the jewellery is manufactured within three to four days…

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Deals app “The Blue Book” raises $500K in seed funding from Indian Angel Network & LetsVenture

Deals app “The Blue Book” raises $500K in seed funding from Indian Angel Network & LetsVenture

The BlueBook is a mobile app for deals at nearby eateries Bengaluru – Dec 22, 2016. RedNewswire/- Hyderabad-based TheBlueBook is a mobile app for availing deals from nearby F&B stores. It has raised $500K in seed funding round led by Indian Angel Network. Lets Venture and independent investors from Singapore and the US also participated in the round. The investors include Srinubabu Gedela, CEO of OMICS International, Avinash Vashistha member of IAN and former Chairman &…

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Geo Targeted advertising startup “Amagi” raises $35M in series D funding from Emerald Media

Geo Targeted advertising startup “Amagi” raises $35M in series D funding from Emerald Media

Amagi provides Cloud-based localized advertising on national TV channels Bengaluru – Dec 15, 2016. RedNewswire/- Amagi, which provides cloud based Geo targeted TV advertising services has raised $35M in series D funding round from KKR-backed investment firm Emerald Media. Emerald Media will hold a minority stake in Amagi.  Exisiting investor PremjiInvest also participated in the round. The was founded in 2008 by Baskar Subramanian, Srinivasan KA, and Srividhya Srinivasan, Amagi partners with TV networks, cable and…

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Online marketplace for women’s clothes “Wooplr” raises $25K in angel funding from Anand Chandrasekaran

Online marketplace for women’s clothes “Wooplr” raises $25K in angel funding from Anand Chandrasekaran

Wooplr is a Social fashion discovery and commerce platform allowing people to purchase their favorite products and share it in their social circles Bengaluru – Dec 12, 2016. RedNewswire/- Wooplr Technologies Pvt. Ltd is an online marketplace for women’s clothes. It is a social discovery and commerce platform for fashion that allows people to recommend & purchase their favorite products and share it with their social circles. It has raised $25k in angel funding round from Anand…

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Lending platform “Zest Money” raises $6.5M in Series A funding round from PayUbiz and existing investors

Lending platform “Zest Money” raises $6.5M in Series A funding round from PayUbiz and existing investors

Zest Money is a lending platform for consumers to make ecommerce purchases Bengaluru – Dec 08, 2016. RedNewswire/- Mumbai-based Zest Money is a consumer digital lending platform which  partners with e-commerce companies to enable EMI financing at check-out, helping the merchants convert more customers, increase average order size and reduce cash collection cycles. It has raised raised $6.5M in series A funding round led by Naspers-owned online payments platform PayUbiz and existing investors Ribbit Capital & Omidyar Network….

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