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Govt allows 100 pc FDI in E-commerce but with conditions ...
31 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 201 Views

Traders wing call it 'unfortunate'May bar big discounts rolled by e-tailersDescribed capacity for vendorsIn a major decision, govt. allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce marketplaces, paving smoother passage for international e-tailers in India. However, made it conditional, that FDI is not permitted in inventory based model of e-commerce.The government decision made industry react as clearly defined, ‘100 per cent FDI to the company provides a platform to act as a..

Virtual Reality – Utopia in progress!...
29 Mar 2016 Published by Karthik Manohar Pillai 223 Views

Last week I was strolling inside a mall, wherein I came across a virtual reality experience. I had read some news about virtual reality trying to take on the future of gaming experience. The game was really simple. Wearing a virtual reality headset you are enclosed in an arena filled with shock absorbing mattresses and bean bags. You just had to cross a 7-yard platform. I found it not worth investing my money because of the level of difficulty – it was too mainstream. However, I couldn’t hol..

Abraaj, poured $150 million in the grocery biggie BigBasket...
23 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 148 Views

 Amazon.com Inc , which is aggressively investing in India, also launched a grocery delivery pilot in Bengaluru late last year.Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/bigbasket-raises-36150-millionfunding-led-by-abraaOnline supermarket BigBasket has empowered with $150 million (about Rs 1,000 crore) funding by Dubai based Abraaj Group. The funding may strengthen grocery biggie’s express delivery service to take on competition from rival Grofers, LocalBanyaThe growing groce..

Viber’s public chat platform to thrust Startups in India ...
22 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 213 Views

In effort to perk up visibility and capturing emerging trend of messaging, Viber, has propelled its public chat system to help out startups in India. The fledgling businesses like Zopper, ObiNo, Vuclip, Lootore and KhauGaliDeals are among the startups that are connected to Viber Public Chats, allow users for multitasking follow, comment and conversation streams of celebrities and brands.The messaging platform will help the startups to connect with new people around the globe. “In a world run b..

JLL India to come up with Snapdeal for residential properties solution...
22 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 137 Views

Property consultancy firm Jones LangLaSalle’s India arm, JLL India, has entered into a collaboration for residential services division with online marketplace Snapdeal in India. The duo will market brokerage-free buyer services in primary sales properties.Snapdeal-JLL can provide home searches and advice homebuyers, to let clients utilize maximum advisory with developers and assist with documentation and mortgages. "E commerce is evolving rapidly and proving to be a major disruptor of tra..

Alibaba to strike the chord of e-commerce in India...
18 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 174 Views

The ongoing war of pioneering e-tailing business, after Amazon, Jack Ma’s Alibaba is another name eager to expand its presence in India. In the crucial term, the Chinese economy is facing slowdown as well as India marketplaces; this announcement may pour sense of consolidation in India. According to media reports, “Alibaba Group president Michael Evans and global managing director K Guru Gowrappan met Communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and underlined the comp..

Magicbricks to boost up analytics arm, acquires Properji.com...
18 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 189 Views

Online real estate solution major Magicbricks has acquired property analytics portal Properji.com to expand its analytical forte with detailed project reports helpful to consumers for buying decision.Bengaluru-based Properji.com provides detailed analysis to make valuable suggestion to buyers, based on reports before taking crucial decision.Under the umbrella of Invact Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Properji.com, has started its operations in 2013.The sluggish real estate market has put buyers sentiment..

HDFC to power stratups with 'SmartUp' ...
16 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 217 Views

HDFC Bank, the front-runners in banking process in India, has pushed ‘SmartUp’, a dedicated solution for startups, to bestow all their banking needs.The SmartUp has been introduced this service in association with Mumbai-based Zone Startups India (ZSI).SmartUp is tailored to meet all the requirements of a startup, offering banking and payment solutions, along with advisory and Forex services.The benefits of SmartUp current account include—waiver of AMB (average monthly balance) for the fir..

TVS motors joins hands with Snapdeal to retail its two-wheelers ...
16 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 147 Views

India-based TVS Motors Company has expanded its customer reach with online selling in partnership with marketplace Snapdeal. The company’s nine two-wheeler products will be floated on booming retail platform.The company will give customer’s preference to decide on select the model, colour and dealership of their product on 'Snapdeal Motors' platform. J S Srinivasan, vice-president, sales and services, TVS Motor Company, said,  "We are excited to partner with Snapdeal to expand our..

Big moment for buyers! Real Estate regulator is reality ...
10 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 282 Views

The wait is over for the buyers seeking transparency and firmness in delivery of their dream homes, as the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2005 cleared in Rajya Sabha. The flow of unaccounted money and bringing back buyer’s confidence in real estate is the priority of this real estate regulation. The developer will have to maintain escrow account, of which 70 % money from buyers in third party account to be maintained, later to make use for purchased home. The bill..

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