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TRAI Directs Telcos To Quickly Register Bulk SMS Requests

India, June 23 -- The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has directed telecom companies to ensure timely registration of entities which send out bulk commercial messages to consumers. It has... Read More


The Science Of VC Investments: How Family Offices Can Tap Into The Startup Opportunity In India

India, June 22 -- Recently, Infosys cofounder Kris Gopalakrishnan urged India's wealthy to look at startups as a serious investment opportunity and not just a trend. "We need to flow the money of high... Read More


Yulu Raises $3.9 Mn Funding Led By Rocketship VC

India, June 22 -- Bengaluru-based electric vehicle provider Yulu has raised INR 30 Cr ($3.9 Mn) in a fresh equity funding round led by US-based VC firm Rocketship and existing investors. The company ... Read More


Draft Ecommerce Policy To Incentivise Kiranas For Ecommerce

India, June 22 -- With no set timeline in place for the launch of Draft National Ecommerce Policy issued by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), the government is furth... Read More


Milkbasket Raises $5.5 Mn With Plans To Turn Profitable In 2020

India, June 22 -- Gurugram-headquartered hyperlocal delivery startup Milkbasket has raised $5.5 Mn in fresh funding led by Inflection Point Venture with participation from existing investors- Blume Ve... Read More


Sequoia Surge's Secret Sauce For Early-Stage Bets: Keep It Safe, Stupid

India, June 21 -- In the context of startups, 'seed funding' or 'seed money' are terms that are getting more and more familiar to the casual audience. In fact, with startups becoming household term in... Read More


Daily Tech Briefing: WhatsApp Payments May Launch Soon, Reliance Goes Debt Free & More

India, June 20 -- After almost two years, WhatsApp's digital payments platform is finally compliant with the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) data localisation policies. The company informed the Supreme ... Read More


Movers And Shakers Of The Week [15-20 June]

India, June 20 -- We bring to you the latest edition of movers and shakers of the week in the Indian startup ecosystem. SoftBank portfolio company PolicyBazaar's lending unit, PaisaBazaar has reporte... Read More


Milk Mantra Secures $10 Mn Debt From International Development Finance Corporation

India, June 20 -- Bhubaneswar-based dairytech startup Milk Mantra has raised $10 Mn in loan from US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). It has also approved $371K (INR 2.8 Cr) in tech... Read More


With Surge In Cyber Attacks, Govt Warns Of Covid-19 Linked Phishing Scams

India, June 20 -- In the latest Covid-19 related cybercrimes in the country, the government has issued an advisory against a large scale phishing campaign which impersonates the government and promise... Read More