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RedDoorz raises $1m in venture debt to grow in the crowded budget hotel space

April 4, 2017 0

Photo credit: Stokpic. It was around 2014 when Amit Saberwal thought to himself: “If I don’t become an entrepreneur now, I never will.” It wasn’t

Rakuten and Blackstorm launch HTML5-based mobile games platform

April 4, 2017 0

Some of the titles available on R Games at launch. Photo credit: Rakuten Games. Rakuten, the Japanese tech company that made headlines last year when

Microsoft Shutters CodePlex, Will Migrate Projects to GitHub

April 4, 2017 0

In a move that caps off its gradual embrace of open source in a bear hug, Microsoft last week announced that it would shutter its

Grab confirms it will acquire Kudo to boost digital payments

April 3, 2017 0

Grab, an Uber-rival in Southeast Asia, and Indonesian startup Kudo are officially joining forces. The ride-hailing startup confirmed in a statement today it has signed

What happens when a multi-billion-dollar firm’s founders lock horns with its board

April 3, 2017 0

Narayana Murthy’s latest missive on the salary hike for COO Pravin Rao has just deepened the rift between Infosys founders and the company board. Photo

In China, Didi speeds far ahead of Uber in gender diversity

April 1, 2017 0

A junction in Shanghai. Photo credit: Carlos ZGZ. Didi, China’s top ride-hailing startup, has more than twice the rate of women in technology-related jobs compared

Apple launches app accelerator in Bangalore

April 1, 2017 0

Photo credit: HackNY. Apple has launched its app accelerator in Bangalore. Tim Cook had announced it during his visit to India last year, and now

5 rising startups in India – April 1, 2017

April 1, 2017 0

Photo credit: greenartphotography / 123RF. It’s April Fool’s Day. But this is no prank. Here are five startups making merry with funding. BigBasket Photo credit:

Good news for apps: App Annie predicts consumers will spend 33% more in 2017

March 31, 2017 0

Photo credit: manganganath / 123RF. Mobile app data analytics firm App Annie projects a 33 percent growth in consumer spend on apps this year, rising

Morningside Ventures sets up first RMB fund as Chinese startups ditch dollars

March 31, 2017 0

Photo credit: freerlaw / 123RF. Morningside Ventures, one of China’s earliest and most prominent tech investment funds, has just set up its first over RMB-denominated