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MakeMyTrip Acquires Major Stake in Corporate Travel Startup Quest2Travel

MakeMyTrip has picked up a majority stake in internet-based corporate travel management company Quest2Travel (Q2T) for undisclosed financial terms. Founded in 2000, Quest2Travel offers an end-to-end workflow for employees to put in their travel requisitions, get approvals and make travel policy compliant bookings for air etc. The employees can also avail services relating to foreign…
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May 2, 2019 0

In India, Spotify Adds 2 Mn Users In Q1 2019

Sweden-based music streaming giant Spotify has added more than 2 Mn users in India, the company said while reporting the financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2019 ending March 31, 2019. The company’s statement read, “We launched India in late February expanding our global market footprint to 79 countries. More than 1 Mn…
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May 1, 2019 0

WeWork Takes the First Step Towards “Right to disconnect” in the Indian startup ecosystem.

In the middle of “Always on” work culture, WeWork India has taken the first step on realizing there is a need for downtime. WeWork India has come up with a guideline for employees, according to which they are not obligated to respond to emails from 7 pm till 9 am, and during weekends. WeWork India…
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May 1, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Real Estate Veterans Invests in Coliving Startup Housr

Gurugram-based co-living startup Housr has announced that it has raised undisclosed funding from marquee real estate players Abhishek Lodha, MD and CEO, Lodha Group; Pirojsha Godrej, executive chairman, Godrej Group; and Harsh Patodia, president Elect of CREDAI and chairman, Unimark Group. The startup claims to have a $30 Mn pre-money valuation. Housr, which is set…
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April 30, 2019 0

Amazon Enters Peer-To-Peer Transactions War With UPI Services

Amazon Pay has finally marked its entry in the Indian peer-to-peer (P2P) transaction market. Amazon had already started testing its UPI-based payment solution, but it got stuck last year due to data localisation mandate from the central bank. Now, having adhered to all the regulatory requirements, Amazon Pay wants to go full throttle into consumer…
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April 30, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Sachin Bansal Invests $2.86 Mn In Milkbasket – a grocery delivery startup

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal announced that he has invested ₹20 crore debt in online grocery and milk delivery startup Milkbasket, via BAC Acquisitions, the company from which he formed in 2018 along with his friend Ankit Agarwal. Milkbasket was founded by Anant Goel, Ashish Goel, Anurag Jain and Yatish Talvadia. It began its journey as…
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April 29, 2019 0

Funding Alert: Industrial IoT platform Altizon raises $7 M in Series A

Pune-based industrial Internet of Things (IoT) company, Altizon has raised a Series A funding of $7Mn from the Singapore-based subsidiary of automobile manufacturer TVS Motors and other existing investors such as The Hive, Wipro Ventures, and Lumis Partners. The funding comes three years after Alitzon’s last round in 2016,  when the company raised $4 Mn…
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April 29, 2019 0

PayPal makes $500m investment in Uber and Uber is set to raise IPO

Online payments system PayPal is investing $500 million in Uber ahead of the highly anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO) by Uber. PayPal has been working with Uber providing payment services since 2013 and is the lead processing partner in the US and Australia. Earlier in March, Paypal had invested $750 million in Argentina’s e-commerce giant…
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April 27, 2019 0

The 25 year old guy from Meerut, left his job at Zomato to build his dream – Mr. Shubham Tyagi

Pursuing your passion is a dream that most of us only hope to be able to achieve in our lives. For most management professionals, getting a job in a good company is a dream come true. Not only does it help you earn value in the Indian society, but it also assures you of a…
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February 25, 2019 0

“Interview on network marketing with Prince Saini”

1. Tell us about yourself? I am Prince Saini, Motivational Teacher/Trainer & Network Marketer in the industry since last 15 years. I love talking to people and help them as per their need. Working with people and motivate them to achieve their Goals is my real passion. I feel good to see people growing whom…
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