Its time when hyperlocal delivery and On-Demand home services are on rise and getting traction in the Indian Startup ecosystem. Latest in the race is Mumbai based startup Zimmber, which is into on-demand based home services. They have raised USD 2 Million in a pre Seris A round led by IDG Ventures...
Joybynature.com, an e-commerce marketplace for natural and organic products which is run by Pavitra Retail Pvt Ltd, has raised $1 million led by Mumbai Angels and Contrarian Vriddhi Fund in a pre-Series A round of funding. Other individual investors like  Abhimanyu Munjal (Hero Group), Vaaman Sehgal (Mothersons Sumi Group), Dhairya...
Practo has acquired Genii a product outsourcing firm here. Enjoying biggest healthcare boost Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners had recently acquired digital fitness solution startup Fitho. Genii a renowned product outsourcing firm with domain experience developing e-commerce portals, SaaS  platforms across media, finance, retail  and others including Media assist,...
Rakuten has owned Fits.me, a startup developing ‘virtual fitting rooms’. This is its fresh foray into fashion space and bid to expand its holdings. It has already giving tough competition to Amazon in e-commerce investments and operations stretching from Digital media e-commerce marketplaces. The startup founded in Estonia and is...
After the success of its all-women cab network ‘She-Taxi’, the Gender Park in Kerala, a state-owned autonomous institution, is now getting ready to launch ‘She-Bus’, driven and managed exclusively by women for women. The immense success of She-Taxi, touted as the country’s first 24×7 women taxi network, had led...
Three entrepreneurs share how they turned an idea into something big, bold and profitable. Starting a new business takes a good idea – and drive, determination and tenacity. At UPS we are always on the lookout for success stories to share, and here are three winners: "I had a ton of...
IITs and NITs are premier engineering colleges in India. A breeding ground for a lot of technology startups nowadays, one can expect to hear a lot more from them. One such story is brewing up at NIT Allahabad where six youngsters from various parts of India found a synergy together...