E-Commerce

The bumpy demand now hits Ola’s youngest verticals...
10 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 143 Views

Online cab aggregator firm, Ola has discontinued its grocery and food delivery service, Ola store and Ola café, that were launched just a year back.According to media reports, customers received mail from Ola, said ‘Ola Store won't be available from next week.’The food delivery service has caused hiccups for start-ups, while funding is slow down the pace of companies. In the tempest of slow recovery, margin and low demand, Flipkart, Grofers, PepperTap and Paytm had restricted or clogged ser..

Quikr expands portfolio with ‘DoorStep’...
09 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 129 Views

Leading online classifieds company Quikr, has launched its new vertical, ‘DoorStep’,  to grow beyond listing business to convenient E-commerce for pre-owned goods.The company will facilitate transaction and pickup for used goods listed online across the country.The door-to-door online initiative will provide platform for used goods including mobile phones, electronics and appliances and household furniture buying-selling.Talking about this move, Pranay Chulet, Founder & CEO, Quikr s..

‘Digital Wallet’ to rule the future of hassle free transactions in India...
06 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 179 Views

The online marketplaces are getting bigger, so is the payments via smartphone, augurs well for ‘digital wallet’ ecosystem for hassle free transactions in India.  According to a report, “India Mobile Wallet Market Opportunities and Forecast, 2020”, mobile wallet market in India is projected to reach US$ 6.6 billion by 2020.”The current ecosystem is surrounded by PayUmoney, MobiKwik, Oxigen, FreeChargeCitrus, Novo Pay, and most of the banks offer wallet facility for customers in Ind..

Ola, Uber starts bike taxi service in Bengaluru...
05 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 240 Views

Bengaluru is now turning to a turf of sharp contest over on-demand bike taxi initiative, online app-based cab aggregator Ola and Uber have introduced a similar services.The arch rivals made decision to start two wheeler service after growing demand of bikes in personal transport, also cheap and ease over messy traffic in metropolitan cities.UberMOTO service, will have a base fare of Rs.15, Rs.3 per km meanwhile Ola will charge Rs.2 for every km apart from Rs.1 per minute ride time charge, on a b..

Flipkart introduces online wallet Flipkart Money...
05 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 121 Views

To take on rivals like Freecharge and PayTM, online marketplace Flipkart is taking rout of digital wallet for payments. The 'Flipkart Money' could help it avoid costs related to handling cash on product returns and offering users a new mode of payment. Flipkart Money will take on online wallet sources Paytm, Freecharge and MobiKwik, to help users with cashbacks and discounts. The users have freedom of Rs 25,000 a month using their credit cards, debit cards or via net banking. Ca..

Ratan Tata empowers housing solution startup NestAway...
03 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 161 Views

Business tycoon Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in home rental startup NestAway Technologies. The home rental startup manages unbranded, unfurnished houses into fully furnished and managed apartments to verified tenant. As a venture capitalist Tata has backed eighth personal investment in a start-up in 2016 so far, to the e-commerce, automobiles, retail, jewellery and telecom player Xiaomi. NestAway was initiated its support in year 2015, mentored by Amarendra S..

Special on Railway Budget 2016: Indian Railway to thrust engine of ‘Technology’...
26 Feb 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 191 Views

Under the patronage of Suresh Prabhu, Indian Railway run on fresh tracks of growth, while he backed Wi Fi enabled stations, integrated mobile apps, e-commerce platforms, barcoded tickets and project analyses through drone and satellite technology in Railway Budget 2016.  Prabhu stuck to his promise of making Indian Railway innovative solutions and declared much-needed improvement in operations and asset consolidation."We collect many gigabytes of data every day. To analyse this we will set..

Viacom18 joins hands with #StartUpIndia to launch MTV KICKSTART...
24 Feb 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 166 Views

Viacom18, leading media conglomerate joined hands with #StartUpIndia initiative to launch ‘MTV KICKSTART’, program for young entrepreneurs.  This will be an annual program dedicated to the youth of India to start up. The MTV Kickstart, #StartUpIndia program will aim to educate through personal and informal interactions with start-up kings, investors, advisory and much more. Amitabh Kant, Secretary, DIPP, said, “I am excited about our association for instituting..

Viacom18 to expand its portfolio with ‘Rishtey Cineplex’...
24 Feb 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 188 Views

Viacom18, India’s leading entertainment company to air its new channel ‘Rishtey Cineplex’, expanding its reach to Hindi movie lovers.The group’s first Hindi movie channel will be in the genre of established Sony Max, Zee Cinema, Star Gold, Movies OK and &Pictures.    Rishtey Cineplex will offer multi-genre films including latest released favorites ‘Bajirao Mastani’, ‘Airlift’, ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2’, and to be released ‘Force 2’, ‘Kapoor and Sons’,..

Telecom companies are aiming high on 4G in India ...
24 Feb 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 216 Views

-- The 4G (fourth-generation wireless) is the broadband mobile communication taking place of third-gen (3G). 4G is around five times faster than existing 3G, and it can provide download speeds of up to 100Mbps.After revolutionized mobile internet technology 3G, the 4G technology is all set to thrill mobile internet users with big players betting on high-speed connectivity in India.Leading telecom company Bharti Airtel Ltd. introduced first 4G services in India after successfully running 3G infra..

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