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Pune Municipal Corporation signs MoU with Alibaba backed bike-sharing startup ofo

With the aim to support Pune Cycle Plan, the Pune Municipal Corporation has signed a MoU with Alibaba backed bike-sharing startup ofo
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BIS Research appoints Manoj Madhusudanan as Innovation and Growth Advisor

Manoj will work closely with BIS Research’s CEO Faisal Ahmad on key strategic elements to help the firm reach the next orbit of growth – both in terms of capabilities and market reputation, said BIS Research.
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Good or bad in 2017, there is lot of hope for Indian startups in 2018

For Indian , perhaps 2017 has been a year when they were really recognised as a sector that can give innovation and new life to traditional firms.
Ola, Foodpanda, Delivery Hero Group, Ola buys Foodpanda

Ola sells its stock for Foodpanda; to invest $200 million to make delivery fast

Cab aggregator Ola has acquired food ordering and delivery marketplace Foodpanda’s India business and will invest $200 million to revamp the platform.
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Ratan Tata-backed B2B e-commerce startup Moglix set up operation in Mumbai, Ahmedabad

Ratan Tata-backed B2B e-commerce startup Moglix announced its expansion to Mumbai and Ahmedabad to cater to the market of Western India.
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Japanese Tech Venture fund Gree Ventures invests in BuildSupply

PropTech start-up BuildSupply said that they have raised an undisclosed amount for its Pre-Series A financing round led by Gree Ventures a premier Japanese Tech Venture fund, with participation from Venture Highway
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Fintech startup True Balance launches mobile wallet service

After receiving the license for mobile wallet from Reserve Bank of India the SoftBank backed True Balance has now launched its mobile wallet service in India.
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Target Accelerator Program in India: Eight startups graduate from 5th batch

To date, 30 startups have graduated from Target Accelerator Program in India and worked with Target teams across stores, marketing, finance, legal, merchandising, mobile and digital.
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10 Indian startups won RBL Bank’s ‘The Big Pitch 2.0’ contest

As many as 10 Indian startups have won the RBL Bank's startup contest called The Big Pitch 2.0 organised to strengthen startups ecosystem in India
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Israeli firm Paygilant meets new RBI guidelines on wallet security

Tel Aviv based on-device fraud prevention solution firm Paygilant said that it met the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) most recent Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) guidelines which require PPI issuers to meet the challenges of fraud and customer protection with a strong risk management system in place
CleverTap, Exotel Partner, SMS Marketing Solutions, Data Analytics, Technology

CleverTap partners Exotel for SMS marketing solutions

Mobile analytics and user engagement platform CleverTap hs announced their integration with Exotel’s cloud telephony solution as part of their product offering
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SBI Holdings invests in Wirex to establish Asia focussed JV on cryptocurrency payment

The new joint venture, SBI Wirex Asia, follows a previous investment this year of $3 million by SBI Group in Wirex.
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Startups ecosystem in North East strengthening; Here’s what entrepreneurs can explore

With push for development in North East, the potential for startups in the eight north east states have significantly increased
Flytxt, digital customer engagement, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Technology, Voice search, Google Home

Flytxt launches intelligent voice interface for digital customer engagement

With the growing popularity of Google Home and Amazon Alexa, Flytxt announced the availability of an intelligent voice interface for NEON-dX, its digital customer engagement product.
TruSignal, TruSignal raises $5 million Series A funding, Redpoint Ventures, Split Rock Partners, Tenaya, TruSignal investment, startups news, tech news

TruSignal raises $5 million Series A funding from Redpoint Ventures, Split Rock Partners and Tenaya Capital

The new investment will be used for accelerating growth and the execution of TruSignal product roadmap, including the general release of TruAudience Platform Custom APIs.
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Ola enters into billion league, raises $1.1 bn and looking for another $1 bn funding

Without disclosing when and at what valuation, cab aggregator Ola said that it has raised $1.1 billion in funding and is in advanced talks to close an additional $1 billion
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AI startup ThirdWatch raises angel funding from Indian Angel Network and IAN

AI driven e-commerce fraud prevention start-up ThirdWatch has raised an undisclosed angel funding, led by
CarDekho.com, Brata Rafly, Oto.com, Indonesia, fintech, buy and sale online in Indonesia, technology, Amit Jain, CEO and Co- Founder, GirnarSoft

CarDekho.com parent firm GirnarSoft appoints Brata Rafly as CEO of Oto.com

, the parent company of India’s auto portal, CarDekho.com has appointed Brata Rafly as CEO for its Indonesia arm Oto.com.