Chintan Khamar

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After working as a Consultant for several swanky hotels across the globe, Chintan has now joined the Venture Dreams team to write about startups. He is hoping that his Master's Degree in International Business comes in handy.
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Poland-based cryptocurrency trading platform BitBay forays into Indian market

BitBay, a Poland-based startup which offers a trading platform for cryptocurrencies, is launching a dedicated platform in India. It is one of the top 10 ten cryptocurrency trading platforms in the world with over 200,000...

Haptik partners with Amazon Pay to allow transactions for its 5 million users

Haptik, the chatbot platform company that powers the virtual assistant app Haptik, today announced that it has partnered with Amazon Pay to power transactions for its 5 million user base. Using Haptik, people can book flights, pay...

Digital Milkman Startup Doodhwala Secures Pre-Series A Round of Funding

Bengaluru-based digital milkman startup Doodhwala has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its pre-series A round from investor Tom Varkey, a partner at Stonehill Capital, USA. "Doodhwala is set to digitize the milk delivery...

Indifi Technologies Appoints Rana Vikram Anand as its President

In a move to strengthen its core leadership, Indifi Technologies has appointed Rana Vikram Anand as its President. Prior to this, Rana was heading Segments & Products, Branch & Business Banking at RBL Bank. In...

Bhavin Turakhia Joins Unacademy’s Board as a Director

Online learning platform Unacademy has today announced the appointment of Bhavin Turakhia, co-founder of Directi, on its Board as a Director. He will contribute to Unacademy’s overall business strategy and vision of democratizing educational...

Self-drive car rental startup Zoomcar launches one-way intercity self-drive service

Zoomcar, India’s first self-drive car rental company, has announced the launch of Hop, a one-way intercity self-drive service. The new one-way intercity self-service facility allows a customer to travel from point A to point B...
Rappio

Ad-tech firm Fork Media acquires majority stake in Rappio Advertising

Digital ad-tech firm Fork Media has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in audio advertising company Rappio Advertising. This deal marks Fork Media’s fourth acquisition. It has previously acquired ad-tech firm Inuxu, WiFi-based advertising network...
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Nubia to invest $100 million for manufacturing its devices in India

Nubia, the China-based smartphone manufacturer which is a sub-brand of ZTE, and known for its camera-centric smartphones, has earmarked $100 million investment in India over the next few years. Eric Hu, India Country Manager, nubia, said, We...
Google

Google acquires Halli Labs, a Bengaluru-based AI and ML startup

Google Inc. has acquired a four months old Bengaluru-based startup Halli Labs, which develops artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions. In a blog post, the company announced, “We will be joining Google’s Next Billion Users team...
IONA

Chris Gayle invests undisclosed amount in IONA Entertainment

Chris Gayle, the West Indies cricketer well-known for his power hitting, has invested an undisclosed amount in Benagluru-based IONA Entertainment. The company aims to bring one-stop entertainment to sports fans, including state-of-the-art virtual gaming. Iona, at present,...
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Eli Nir Joins OurCrowd as Senior Investment Partner

OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform, today announced that Eli Nir has joined as Senior Investment Partner. Nir joins the OurCrowd GP Investment Team from Amiti Venture Capital, one of Israel’s leading early...
fabogo

Fabogo raises $2.25 million from Dubai-based VC firm Dunamis Ventures

Fabogo, a beauty service and wellness aggregator, has raised $2.25 million in a fresh funding round from Dubai-based early stage investor Dunamis Ventures. The funding raised in the current round will be used by the...