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Tiger Global invests $12M in Ather Energy

Ather Energy, a Bangalore based start-up, that is currently designing a smart electric two-wheeler, has received funding of US $12 million (Rs 75.33 crore) from Tiger Global. The new round of funding will be used for development, testing, production and the launch of Ather’s first smart electric two-wheeler – the …

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HealthifyMe and Micromax power the YU YUFIT band

HealthifyMe will be the exclusive companion app for the YU YUFIT band, which was recently launched with the YU YUPHORIA phone. YU is a joint venture between Micromax and Cyanogen. The companies say the YUFIT band, priced at Rs 999, is designed to be a lifestyle companion that allows users …

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Bookcab.in now serving tier III cities

Outstation car rental aggregator, Bookcab.in, has launched its services in India’s tier III cities. Responding to the increased demand for outstation cab bookings in smaller cities, Bookcab.in is now serving Haridwar, Ujjain, Rishikesh, Ooty, Panipat, Meerut and Ambala among others. Established in 2011, the Bangalore based company focuses entirely on …

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Snapdeal.com acquires Freecharge.in

E-commerce company, Snapdeal, announced yesterday its acquisition of Freecharge, a Mumbai- based mobile recharge platform. The numbers were not officially disclosed, but unnamed sources gave a ballpark figure of $400 million and said the acquisition is based on a cash and stock transaction. In days past, the media had reported …

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Global Sankalp Summit 2015 to be held in New Delhi April 9-10

The Global Sankalp Summit 2015 is being held at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on April 9-10, 2015. This year’s theme is “Fueling the Innovation Economy: Role of Government, Private Sector and Capital.” The 2015 summit will focus on furthering an inclusive innovation economy. Continuing its partnership with The …

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Hike to host HikeAThon on March 29, 2015

Hike Messenger, an Indian chat app and one of the fastest growing mobile apps, is hosting a hackathon, or HikeAThon, for innovative engineers and mobile developers from 28th March to 29th March, 2015. The company says that outstanding techies could be offered jobs at this fast growing Indian start-up. The …

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Ola acquires TaxiForSure for $200 Million

In its continued effort to revolutionize India’s personal transportation sector, Ola today announced that it has acquired TaxiForSure, India’s second largest cab aggregator, for $200 million in a cash and equity deal. Ola, which already boasts over 1 lakh vehicles on its platform, has further expanded its presence with TaxiForSure’s …

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