StartUps

Startup incubator within Google

By : Riddhi Sharma

In its bid to stop Google employees from leaving the company and begin their own ventures, Indian-born top executive Sundar Pichai has announced the company plans to set up a startup incubator within Google. The Area 120’incubator, dubbed ‘Area 120’,

Can’t find Ola or Uber? Try Yatra

By : CIOL Writers

After having delivered quality service in the space of travel and bookings, Yatra.com is all set to enter the space of cab services. It has launched cab services by joining hands with taxi aggregators in 450 Indian cities through the

Otto bringing self-driving technology to trucks

By : CIOL Writers

We have been discussing the pros and cons of self driving cars in the past few months. Including the Indian versions of it and the Google self driving car crashes. But, watch out for a new startup “Otto” which wants

Laundrynow.in to raise Rs 6.5 cr for expansion

By : CIOL Writers

How many times have you’d delayed your weekend plans or spent them at home because you were swamped with undone laundry? Laundrynow.in, a start-up has set up online and offline laundry services aggregating business wherein it helps customers in saving

StayGo app tests your relationship success

By : CIOL Writers

Who would have thought that you will need an app to test your relationship success? And who would have thought that there seriously will be an app for it! StayGo tests your relationship success or failure can be determined by

GoDaddy’s subdomain support helps sellers to create stores within Shopclues

BANGALORE, INDIA: GoDaddy will now help small businesses listed on ShopClues establish unique web identities with domains from GoDaddy. “Small businesses selling their products through the e-commerce platforms, often get lost in the huge marketplace with thousands of listed sellers.

MUrgency gets funded by Ratan Tata

By : Riddhi Sharma

Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in MUrgency, a medical emergency response startup founded by India-born Shaffi Mather in Silicon Valley . This unique startup launched its operations in the TriCity area of Punjab with a network of 36

Eatlimmo turns mango scraps into nutritional gold

By : CIOL Writers

Mango season is here and we are all a mango crazy nation. A lot has been done with the food in terms using it in various recipes. But, there is one start that has found taste even in its waste.

You don’t need to be rich to invest in a startup

By : CIOL Writers

Next week will begin a new chapter for the startup industry. Starting Monday, new crowdfunding rules will permit anyone, not just the rich clan, to risk $2,000 a year or more investing in small companies in exchange for a stake

Product entrepreneurs take note

By : CIOL Writers

India’s startup success stories are often appropriated by software firms like Flipkart and Ola cornering hardware product companies. But there are many product entrepreneurs out there who have carved a niche for themselves in the startup arena and have a

Google Launchpad Accelerator 2016

By : CIOL Writers

Tech giant, Google has announced the second batch of Indian startups that will join its Launchpad Accelerator program at Google Headquarters in California, USA. The six-month long mentor-ship program for mid to late stage startups will start from June 13,

Hackpacker by Construkt Media: The hostel startup

By : CIOL Writers

“You just have to pay attention to what people need and what has not been done”-Russell Simmons. Do just that and you can create a startup like Shashikiran Rao did! Construkt Media, a first-of-its-kind entrepreneur platform in Bangalore which offers

Tips on Social Media marketing for startups

By : CIOL Writers

Social Media Marketing (SMM) has become the x-factor between successful and not so successful enterprises.It’s a two-way deal. Apart from the fact that it makes it easier for people to find your startup, it gives you the opportunity to know

Mover: fun and learning with DIY wearable

By : CIOL Writers

Technology is fun and learning boxed together. This is precisely that Technology Will Save Us, a UK-based startup wants to teach kids. The company that makes hardware kits for children to assemble into basic devices has now unveiled its first

Asian startups reeling under VC fund crunch

By : CIOL Writers

In 2014, he was part of Forbes China’s list of the 30 most successful entrepreneurs under the age of 30. In 2015, his Shanghai-based startup, ‘Yiqi Chang’ was valued at more than $100 million. Early this year, an email was

MacAppStudio: Building apps for Windows, Mac and Android

By : CIOL Writers

In the midst of life crisis, two childhood friends, who knew each other’s situation better than anyone else, decided to become entrepreneurs. And it turned out to be a turning point in their life, where success met them again and

A14-year-old becomes a vending machine tycoon

By : Riddhi Sharma

The present day children seem to earn fame at an age the previous generation could rarely dream of. With the exposure to self-learning, the younger ones are achieving success at an incredible pace. Taylor Rosenthal is an entrepreneur all at

Oxigen founder sets up startup accelerator at IIT-Roorkee

By : CIOL Writers

Oxigen’s founder, Pramod Saxena has launched Aarambh Ventures, a startup accelerator in partnership with IIT Roorkee. Aarambh Ventures will be advisory to an innovation center called Idea Lab at IIT-Roorkee and Greater Noida campus. It is important to note that

National Technology Day reiterates India’s focus of becoming a startup nation

BANGALORE, INDIA: Today is a very special day for Indian Technology. May 11 in India is celebrated every year since 1999 as the National Technology Day to mark the country’s advancements and achievements in technology. Although it marks the anniversary

Deals from the startup world

By : CIOL Writers

Knowlarity buys customer engagement start-up Smartwards Cloud telephony start-up Knowlarity Communications Pvt. Ltd has acquired Gurgaon-based start-up Smartwards Services Pvt. Ltd,a customer engagement platform that simplifies loyalty for local businesses and their customers, for an undisclosed amount. ShantanuMathur and Dhanraj