StartUps

Age no bar for entrepreneurs, meet Kumaran brothers

By : CIOL Writers

Entrepreneurship has no age, and the current generation has proved it with all conviction. Forget under-30 or under-20 business leaders, there are entrepreneurs as young as 8 years nowadays. Leading the list of what you might call “infant” entrepreneurs are

Joining startups may be a bad idea for job seekers

By : CIOL Writers

Job seekers may turn away from joining start-up companies, which has been a lucrative employment generator till recently, after companies such as Flipkart started laying-off workforce, and held off appointments indefinitely, say experts. Flipkart was recently in news after it

How digital media is haven for regional films?

By : CIOL Writers

With regional cinema finding a new lease of life last year with films like O Kadhal Kanmani (tamil), Bahubali (telugu), Court (Marathi), Qissa (Punjabi) finding pan-India audience in 2015, this year has had some interesting releases which found a new

Fix the wedding date, your employer is paying for it

By : CIOL Writers

It is appraisal time and you are expecting a plump raise. What if your employer offers you to bear the expenses for your wedding instead? If you are getting married, that is. Well, don’t be surprised, because shopping startup Boxed

Gujarat seeks to be the new startup state

By : CIOL Writers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has trained his focus to increase manufacturing in India, but his home state Gujarat is realizing the importance of technology over it. After last year’s start-up policy released by the state government was criticized for centering

Hate your job? Change the title

By : CIOL Writers

It all started with Google. Swanky offices, informal spaces, hierarchy without cubicles, in fact, no hierarchy at all. The burgeoning trend of ‘cool’ offices has caught on for sure. And as they say—push one boundary and many other walls come

MoneyOnMobile to provide digital lockers to its 170mn users

BANGALORE, INDIA: Mobile payment solutions Company, MoneyOnMobile has partnered Enfold to provide digital lockers to its customer base of about 170 million. Enfold is a leading provider of white-label digital lockers worldwide, with a particular focus on the telecom, banking

Government’s “Startup Action Plan” being reviewed

By : CIOL Writers

The Startup Action Plan launched by the government is now under review to assess if it is moving in the right direction. This plan has been undertaken by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion ( DIPP) which is collating

Snapdeal brings advanced advertising tools for sellers

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Snapdeal’s new advertising platform now enables sellers to target the right customers, based on their browsing behavior, geo-location and purchase history. With the help of advanced advertising tools, the new Snapdeal Ads platform  assist sellers to improve

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,