Bengaluru Cab Driver's Death Shows Ola, Uber Have More To Fix Than Profits

India, April 2 -- The financial distress that has befallen India's cab drivers after the arrival of Ola and Uber saw 32-year-old Pratap, a cab driver with the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corpo... Read More

Will Ecommerce Push Rescue Future Retail After Amazon Holds Up Reliance Deal?

India, April 2 -- To gain a foothold in India's growing ecommerce market, India's second-largest retail chain, Future Retail, will start offering deliveries from its main retail stores within two hour... Read More

India Defers New Labour Codes, Including On Social Security Rules For Gig Workers

India, April 2 -- India's four new labour codes on wages, social security, industrial relations and occupational safety have been delayed and did not become effective on April 1, 2021, as was earlier ... Read More

Startup Policy Rundown: Digital Media Guidelines, AFA For Recurring Payments & Draft Ecommerce Policy

India, April 1 -- The month gone by saw a lot of intense debates on the centre's new guidelines for digital media intermediaries, formally called the Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediar... Read More

From Flipkart's Bitcoin To Ola's Flying Car: The Best April Fool's Pranks From Indian Startups

India, April 1 -- India's tech startups are well-known narcissists. They want to be in the news, all year long, sometimes for their ESOP buybacks and at other times for their multiplying user base. Ev... Read More

Sun Pharma, Cadila, Lupin & Torrent To Acquire B2B Healthcare Platform Pharmarack

India, March 31 -- Some of India's top pharmaceutical companies, namely Sun Pharma, Cadila Healthcare, Lupin and Torrent Pharma, are reportedly in advanced negotiations to acquire business-to-business... Read More

As Tech Platforms Expand, India's Gig Economy Can Provide 90 Mn Jobs, Generate $250 Bn In Volume Of Work

India, March 31 -- Backed by startups such as Zomato, Swiggy, Ola, Dunzo and Urban Company, India's burgeoning gig economy has the potential to provide up to 90 Mn jobs in the non-farm economy alone, ... Read More

Edtech Startup Uable Raises $3.5 Mn In Pre-Series A Round

India, March 31 -- Bengaluru-based online life-skill development platform Uable has raised $3.5 Mn in a pre-Series A round led by JAFCO Asia and Chiratae Ventures. Existing investor 3one4 Capital also... Read More

Cryptocurrency This Week: Crypto Ban Will Lead To Loss Of Innovation, Says Industry

India, March 30 -- "Bans in India have often led to the creation of a shadow market, with adverse implications for the domestic industry," says India's crypto industry in its representation to the Res... Read More

How To Scale Products For Bharat? Powerful Product Positioning May Be The Answer

India, March 30 -- This article is a brief takeaway fromThe Makers Summit 2021by Inc42 Plus, India's largest product conference. Watch all the sessions & learn from India's top 1% product leaders atMa... Read More