• Indonesia Weekly Review: 3 Archipelago Startup Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week [17 July – 22 July] July 22, 2017 11:12 pm
    From mergers & acquisitions to fundings and contests, here is the next edition of Indonesia weekly review – your weekly dose of the latest happenings from the Indonesia startup ecosystem. Indonesia Based Julo Raises Seed Funding Indonesia-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending company Julo raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from East Ventures, Skystar Capital, and […] The post Indonesia Weekly Review: 3 Archipelago Startup Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week [17 July – 22 July] appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Meha Agarwal
  • Can AI Help In Making The Indian Judicial System More Impartial? July 22, 2017 7:24 pm
    Good judges think of themselves as being public servants. After all, justice is a service which every citizen of this country is entitled to, and judges are responsible for providing it. The irony today is that often the Indian judicial system itself serves as a hurdle and impedes the average citizen’s access to justice. We all […] The post Can AI Help In Making The Indian Judicial System More Impartial? appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Aniruddha Malpani
  • Why Fintech Should Seize Opportunities In Wearable Technology July 22, 2017 7:06 pm
    The financial sector is transforming at an astounding speed, thanks to the growth of the fintech industry. In 2016, global funding in fintech reached a staggering $78.6 Billion from a mere $5.5 Billion in 2005. It is no surprise that Fintech has reshaped, reinvented and redefined the global landscape of financial services. As we head towards […] The post Why Fintech Should Seize Opportunities In Wearable Technology appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Savio S Braganza
  • How Millennials Are Shaping Mobile App Design July 22, 2017 7:00 pm
    As time passes and generations age, wants and needs evolve, and target markets shift. This means that leaders across all industries have to adapt to changing clientele and mobile app design is certainly no exception. Designers need to have this in the back of their minds, otherwise their products risk failure. Currently, marketers across the […] The post How Millennials Are Shaping Mobile App Design appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Proto. io
  • Why You Should Not Become A Victim Of Narrative Fallacy July 22, 2017 6:57 pm
    There are certain narratives that people want to hear, certain stories that they want to shove everyone into. It can be pretty basic, trying to make someone a hero and someone else a villain, and give life an engaging plot structure. But then there’s the other kinds of stories, the ones that we’ve all bought […] The post Why You Should Not Become A Victim Of Narrative Fallacy appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Jon Westenberg
  • Recognise These Signs Of Burnout – And How To Stop It July 22, 2017 6:37 pm
    Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head. The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological Association and the […] The post Recognise These Signs Of Burnout – And How To Stop It appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Travis Bradberry
  • Foodtech Startup MonkeyBox Raises Funding From Blume Ventures, Others July 22, 2017 11:21 am
    Bengaluru-based foodtech startup MonkeyBox has raised an undisclosed amount of Pre Series A funding from Blume Ventures, NB Ventures, Nspira and a couple of angel investors. The startup will use the newly raised funds for expansion and future marketing campaigns. Talking about the startup, Ashish Fafadia, CFO at Blume Ventures said, “MonkeyBox has been providing […] The post Foodtech Startup MonkeyBox Raises Funding From Blume Ventures, Others appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Aparna Mishra
  • How Women Focussed Digital Media Startup POPxo Amassed 9.5 Mn Unique Users By Answering ‘What Indian Women Want’ July 22, 2017 10:22 am
    Let’s face it. Everyone talks on the Internet and no one pays attention. The advent of digital media has been spurred by the space the Internet has to provide content in real-time, interactively. This means, when a topic resonates with someone, digital media enables them to talk back. Combining this idea of providing an interactive […] The post How Women Focussed Digital Media Startup POPxo Amassed 9.5 Mn Unique Users By Answering ‘What Indian Women Want’ appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Aarti Venkatraman
  • Indian Startup Funding Of The Week [Funding Galore] July 22, 2017 8:03 am
    We bring to you the new edition Funding Galore: Indian Startup Funding of the week. This week 16 Indian startups raised $17 Mn in funding altogether and three startup acquisitions took place in the Indian startup ecosystem. (The startup funding calculations are based on the startups that disclosed their funding amounts). Days after Snapdeal demanded […] The post Indian Startup Funding Of The Week [Funding Galore] appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Meha Agarwal
  • Kerala Govt. Introduces Startup Projects In All Districts Under SVEP Scheme July 22, 2017 7:45 am
    The Kerala government has announced 12 startup projects under the State Poverty Eradication Mission’s Kudumbashree programme. As per reports, the projects will be part of the Startup Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP) by the Union Ministry for Rural Development. Under the new scheme, the SVEP projects will be introduced in all districts across the state. The […] The post Kerala Govt. Introduces Startup Projects In All Districts Under SVEP Scheme appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Sukanya Mukherjee
  • Indian Startup News That You Don’t Want To Miss This Week [News Roundup] July 22, 2017 7:35 am
    We bring to you the weekly dose of important Indian startup news of the week. One of the major highlights of the Indian startup ecosystem for the week was – Amitabh Kant, CEO at NITI Aayog claiming that the government has scrapped around 1,200 complex laws and procedures for Indian startups. The statement by the […] The post Indian Startup News That You Don’t Want To Miss This Week [News Roundup] appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Meha Agarwal
  • Movers And Shakers Of The Week [July 17 – July 22] July 22, 2017 7:10 am
    We bring you the latest edition of movers and shakers of the week. Ajit Joshi Joins Urban Ladder As COO Urban Ladder has appointed industry veteran Ajit Joshi as President & Chief Operating Officer. Ajit Joshi comes to Urban Ladder with over 30 years of professional experience and has been instrumental in building some of […] The post Movers And Shakers Of The Week [July 17 – July 22] appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Meha Agarwal
  • Failed Algorithms — Why Not To Start A Startup In Your Twenties July 21, 2017 7:10 pm
    I started a startup with the dream of changing the tech landscape in India, and failed. This post is an analysis of what led to the failure and how I plan to keep the dream alive. Humble Beginnings: Our First Startup I started coding like most of the students early on in my first semester […] The post Failed Algorithms — Why Not To Start A Startup In Your Twenties appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Shaurya Shahi
  • How to Design A Mobile App That People Will Download July 21, 2017 7:05 pm
    While younger mobile app enthusiasts might be researching how to design an app in the first place, more experienced mobile app designers are trying to pinpoint how to design an app that people download — and then actually use. What’s the point in spending all that time designing, prototyping and testing if it only garners […] The post How to Design A Mobile App That People Will Download appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Proto. io
  • What Is The Deal With Workaholics?! July 21, 2017 6:57 pm
    What is going on in the world when we think that overwork is something to be admired and that taking time off is a bad thing? Why are we all workaholics? I think it is crucially and vitally important to spend time away from your work. Even if it’s your own business that you’re fucking […] The post What Is The Deal With Workaholics?! appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Jon Westenberg
  • Why Scot Cohen Is The Best Networker On The Planet. Period. July 21, 2017 6:40 pm
    Scot Cohen is the best networker on the planet. I have never seen anything like it. And he used that skill to make tens of millions of dollars, not only for himself but for many others. I wanted him to explain, in detail, how. But first: I’m sorry, Scot. I am really, truly sorry. I […] The post Why Scot Cohen Is The Best Networker On The Planet. Period. appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    James Altucher
  • How CEO Abhiraj Bhal Looks To Lead UrbanClap To Profitability In The Next 12 Months July 21, 2017 4:06 pm
    Abhiraj Bhal thinks that the term ‘hyperlocal’ is overused. In fact, according to him, the term might even be abused. Abhiraj Bhal would know what he is talking about, since he is the co-founder of hyperlocal startup UrbanClap, which he launched along with Raghav Chandra, Varun Khaitan on November 10, 2014. An IIT Kanpur and IIM Ahmedabad […] The post How CEO Abhiraj Bhal Looks To Lead UrbanClap To Profitability In The Next 12 Months appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Sukanya Mukherjee
  • DIPP Joint Secretary Rajiv Aggarwal On The IPR Evolution For Indian Startups And Its Future July 21, 2017 2:32 pm
    The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has been designated to execute the Modi Government’s ‘Startup India, Stand Up India’ mission. As such, the Startup India, Stand Up India mission requires the creation of startup founders who leverage intellectual property (IP) to increase job creation and bring in more revenue for the economy. Intellectual […] The post DIPP Joint Secretary Rajiv Aggarwal On The IPR Evolution For Indian Startups And Its Future appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Aparna Mishra
  • Bitcoin Price Surges To $2,900; Future Of Cryptocurrency Debate Nears Resolution July 21, 2017 2:10 pm
    Bitcoin prices have surged back after debate over the cryptocurrency’s future appears to be heading to a positive resolution. As per reports, the two camps – one of which was favouring a solution called Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) 148 and the other one favouring BIP91 for scaling it – are showing majority support for the […] The post Bitcoin Price Surges To $2,900; Future Of Cryptocurrency Debate Nears Resolution appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Shweta Modgil
  • Flipkart Offers Stock Options To 30 Jabong Senior Executives July 21, 2017 11:15 am
    Ecommerce giant Flipkart has reportedly offered stock options to several senior executives of Jabong.com, under the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). As per sources, the shares have been given on the basis of Flipkart’s $10.2 Bn valuation in March 2017. Commenting on the development, a person in the know said, “They have given the stock […] The post Flipkart Offers Stock Options To 30 Jabong Senior Executives appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Sukanya Mukherjee
  • Target Accelerator Program Selects Eight Startups For Fifth Cohort July 21, 2017 10:39 am
    Target India has selected eight startups for the fifth batch for the Target Accelerator Program. Target India, is the Indian operations unit of the US-based retailer. These startups will work in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, analytics and digital experiences. Rakesh Mishra, VP of marketing for Target said, […] The post Target Accelerator Program Selects Eight Startups For Fifth Cohort appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Aparna Mishra
  • CCI Dismisses Predatory Pricing Allegations Against Cab Aggregator Ola July 21, 2017 8:38 am
    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of predatory pricing against cab aggregator Ola. In 2015, Bengaluru-based taxi operators Fast Track Call Cab Pvt. Ltd and Meru Travel Solutions Pvt. Ltd had approached the CCI. They had alleged that Ola had abused its ‘dominant position’ in the market. It was offering heavy discounts […] The post CCI Dismisses Predatory Pricing Allegations Against Cab Aggregator Ola appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Aparna Mishra
  • ESPN Relaunches ESPNCricinfo As A Mobile-First Website And App July 21, 2017 8:18 am
    ESPN, which holds global sports events at the epicentre of its content strategy, has announced the relaunch of its ESPNCricinfo website and app. Under the relaunch strategy, ESPNCricinfo aims to become a mobile-first, live, and fast version for all kinds of news and updates exclusively for the game of cricket. The new version of ESPNCricinfo […] The post ESPN Relaunches ESPNCricinfo As A Mobile-First Website And App appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Meha Agarwal
  • Airbus Ventures Partners With Airbus Bizlab To Set Up Startup Fund In India July 21, 2017 7:16 am
    Airbus Ventures has announced plans to set up a fund for aerospace and non-aerospace tech startups in India. As part of the initiative, Airbus Ventures has joined hands with Bengaluru-based Airbus Bizlab. As per reports, the VC arm of Netherlands-headquartered Airbus Group will be investing in seed-round and early-stage startups in the country. The exact […] The post Airbus Ventures Partners With Airbus Bizlab To Set Up Startup Fund In India appeared first on Inc42 Media.
    Sukanya Mukherjee