Posts From Sanghamitra Kar

PM digitizes Ramcharitmanas

BANGALORE, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released the digital version of Ramcharitmanas, as a set of digital CDs produced by All India Radio. Praising the efforts of the artistes who had contributed to this musical production, the Prime Minister

Citi to foster start-up growth through incubation program

BANGALORE, INDIA: Foreseeing a future with cashless ecosystem, Citi has fostered digital and mobile innovation in the banking, payments and e-commerce ecosystem, in collaboration with IBM, Wipro, Amazon and Microsoft Ventures. As a start, the Citi Mobile Challenge is open to start-ups,

PayUMoney with Lendingkart to help SMEs access capital quickly

NEW DELHI, INDIA: PayUMoney with Lendingkart brings ‘Lendingkart Grow’ which is a joint initiative to help SMEs grow faster by giving them access to capital easily and quickly with the help of PayUMoney’s payment technology solution. With a common goal

6 trends that will impact global spend on enterprise application software

BANGALORE, INDIA: Worldwide spending on enterprise application software will grow 7.5pc to reach $149.9 billion in 2015, increasing to more than $201 billion in 2019, according to Gartner. Analysts said that long-term growth in spending will be driven primarily by

APAC biz inclined towards cloud agility yet lack in PaaS

NEW DELHI, INDIA: “Oracle Cloud Agility” study revealed that businesses across Asia Pacific (APAC) are showing strong signs of agility in some areas and clearly recognise the business benefits of agility. However, Oracle’s research also highlights a clear lack of

Openbravo and Happiest Minds will enhance solutions for retailers

BANGALORE, INDIA: Openbravo announced a strategic partnership with Happiest Minds Technologies. “Openbravo welcomes the strategic partnership with Happiest Minds and both organizations are engaging in a great working relationship to bring cutting-edge technological advancements to Openbravo’s retail offerings. Our global

Opus acquires MasterCard Emerging Payments Support Accreditation

PUNE, INDIA: Opus Consulting announced that it has acquired MasterCard Emerging Payments Support Accreditation (MEPSA). The accreditation has been awarded as an acknowledgment for Opus expertise in general consulting, issuer and acquirer technical support activities. MasterCard accredits third party companies

Lowe brings start-up accelerator program to develop techs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Lowe’s Innovation Labs is launching a start-up accelerator for technologies like augmented and virtual reality, 3D scanning and printing, and robotics. The start-ups will participate in an intensive 16-week accelerator program and have the opportunity to partner with the Lowe’s

Xperia C5 Ultra launched at Rs. 29,990

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Sony India unveiled Xperia C5 Ultra with advances in camera, design, battery and performance, priced at Rs. 29,990. Xperia C5 Ultra brings– the all new PROselfie smartphone with two 13-megapixel cameras and an innovative near borderless 6” Full

Ugam partners with OnePoint Global to enhance mobile capabilities

BANGALORE, INDIA: Ugam, a global player in managed analytics, announced its partnership with OnePoint Global, providers of mobile and online survey technology solutions for research agencies and enterprise insight programs. The alliance enhances Ugam’s mobile and SMS-based survey capabilities, building

Intel employees have a reason to cheer!

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel India announced important changes to its employee benefit programs, and they will be effective from 1st September, 2015. The recent changes aim to bolster Intel India’s employee benefit offerings in the maternity, paternity and adoption space, while

Revv brings self-drive car rentals in Delhi

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Revv has set out to change and create a first-of-its-kind service and bets on a shift in consumer behavior towards renting instead of owning assets such as cars and has completely re-worked the prevalent self-drive rental model. Revv

Infor brings upgraded cloud suite for manufacturers

BANGALORE, INDIA: Infor has announced the availability of the upgraded edition of Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise, offering manufacturing industry customers access to applications within the cloud environment. Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise is built specifically to meet the needs of manufacturers

Zigy’s health record system goes online

BANGALORE, INDIA: Technology visionary Phaneesh Murthy-who founded PM Health and Life Care (PMHLC) has announced the creation of,  integrated with Zigy HealthVault, a patient-controlled electronic health record system. As the first offering, connects chemists and druggists with consumers.

Real estate brokers can now connect on app

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Square Yards, a technology-enabled transaction platform for primary real estate has launched Square Connect mobile app for real estate brokers, independent financial agents, stock broking firms and financial institutions. The app provides them access to a larger

Beyond the reputation of a hotel..

By : Sanghamitra Kar

Sanghamitra Recently many startups have sprouted in the hotel industry arena serving different purposes and addressing different challenges facing the industry. Deepak Mavinkure, founder of Repufact, shares his viewpoint on the growing hotel industry space and how his startup is trying

An app that connects you with your nearby stores

NEW DELHI, INDIA: FirstHandle launched today, seeks to connect audience-base of online and mobile shoppers with merchants. The app makes available more than 5000 offers from 1500 merchants in Delhi NCR. FirstHandle is a free app that alerts the user

Connect India aims to solve a major challenge for e-commerce players

BANGALORE, INDIA: With the e-commerce industry booming, logistics has become a challenge to connect remote and urban parts of the country. Addressing this challenge, Connect India today launched its services across the country aiming to connect the entire country. Intending

Samsung’s smartphone sales drop while Apple gains

BANGALORE, INDIA: Gartner, Inc. said worldwide smartphone sales recorded the slowest growth rate since 2013 in the second quarter of 2015. Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users totaled 330 million units, an increase of 13.5 percent over the same period in

EBS brings simplified payment gateway for startups

NEW DELHI, INDIA: E-Billing Solutions Pvt. Ltd (EBS), a pan-India online payment gateway, offers the ’Go Live in 24 hours’ promise to merchants who wish to set up online business. Startups are always on the lookout for an appropriate payment gateway