Microsoft’s Bangalore Startup Accelerator Kick Starts Applications For Fifth Batch

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Microsoft India has announced that it is accepting applications for its fifth Ventures Accelerator batch in Bangalore, India. The software and technology company will start receiving online applications from start-ups from April 1 till June 10. This time Microsoft is eyeing for a mixture of Indian startups and international companies (interested in Asian markets) to participate. The four month...
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Google To Host Hackathon In Banagalore From Feb 21-22

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With an aim to offer more multilingual Android apps on the Google Play Store, Google India is hosting a two day Hackathon in Bangalore. The internet giant is also conducting workshops along with the Hackathon on February 21 and 22 in the tech hub of the country. The two-day event will focus on designing and creating Android applications in native Indian languages to encourage more users to come online. Open...
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Bharti Airtel Becomes First Company To Cross The 200 Million Mobile User Mark

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Bharti Airtel had a great start for the new year with few important achievements. The telecom company rolled out 4G  service to mobile phone users in Banaglore. Earlier this week, the telecom service provider acquired Loop mobile for Rs 700 Crore. Under the new agreement, Loop Mobile’s 3 million subscribers in Mumbai will join Airtel’s over 4 million subscribers bringin Airtels total subscriber...
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Talent Management Platform Talent Neuron Acquired By US Based CEB

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Corporate Executive Board (CEB) has acquired Indian web-based Talent Planning and Management Platform Talent Neuron. The exact amount of acquisition is not know, however the TechCrunch report states that it is $15 million. As a result of the acquisition, Talent Neuron will be renamed as CEB TalentNeuron. The Bangalore based firm provides data, insights and analytics to HR decision-makers. Incubated...
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Bangalore Becomes First City In India To Have Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

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After over an year of promises, citizens of Banagalore have finally got free wireless internet access in public places. The Karnataka government has launched 5 free Wi-Fi hot-spots in the tech capital of India. Namma Wi-Fi project will allows a person to browse up to three hours a day and download up to 50 MB of data at a speed of 512 kbps. The pilot phase of the project has been implemented by...
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Uber May Expand To Hyderabad In A Month; Limited Trials Currently In Progress

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BGR is reporting that US based premium car ride service, Uber has done a soft launch in Hyderabad. It seems this is just a limited test run and the full service will be operational within a month.Uber entered India during the month of August with the initial launch being in Bangalore. The company has now expanded its service to Delhi. Hyderabad is the third city on its list. The company has also...
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Free WiFi Connectivity On New Delhi’s Railway Platforms To Come Soon

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Railway passengers awaiting their trains at New Delhi’s Railway Station (NDLS) will soon be able to connect their portable electronics to WiFi internet, owing to a recently announced pilot project by Indian Railways which seems to already be in execution. The project has been flagged-off by Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, the passengers on all 16 Platforms of Delhi’s main railway station...
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Real Estate Listing Website Flat.to Exits Beta, Raises Angel Investment

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Real estate listings website Flat.to has shed its beta tag and received and angel investment from Aakrit Vaish, Director of Flurry India. The amount of the funding is undisclosed. As a result of the funding, Vaish will become the Chairman of the Flat.to’s board.The Mumbai based service enables college students find accommodation around colleges by connecting them with real estate agents and...
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Kalaari Capital Invests $ 3.7 Million Into Robosoft Tech

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Robosoft Technologies, a company growing in the Karnataka’s Udupi region has bagged a hefty sum of  Rs. 22 crore ($ 3.7 Million) from Kalaari Capital. The VC company now holds a minority stake within this company that custom builds applications for other companies.The company’s primary forte is conceptualizing, designing & deploying mobile based applications, explains founder-CEO Rohith...
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PoshVine Launches Marketplace For Curated Experience

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PoshVine.com, the online destination which offers premium dining and culinary experiences has introduced its own marketplace  to offer, discover and easily book fun offbeat gateways.Founded in 2011 by husband wife duo Garima Satija and Richik Nandi, Poshvine which initially started in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai has now expanded to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Kochi, Goa, Jaipur. The website...
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