Article on November 21, 2016

India Deals: Quikr Acquires Grabhouse and 16 More Updates

Bats on Delivery, an on-demand food and essential commodities delivery services firm, has raised its angel round of funding from a Delhi-based businessman.

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Datasigns Technologies Raises Angel Round From Senior Bankers

At $1.2 trillion, India is estimated to be one of the largest markets for consumer finance in the world, behind USA and China.

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RICS Releases White Paper to Analyse the Impact of GST & RERA on the Real Estate Sector

The white paper explores the nuances of the impact of GST and Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act on the real estate sector and examines specifically if there are any issues that could cause ambiguities or discrepancies in the sector.

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How E-commerce And FinTech Players Have Been Fairing Post The Note-Ban?

India is a country which has population of 1.25 billion, approximately 660 million debit cards and 25 million credit cards. In theory, the country is almost ready to go cashless, but where it lacks is the point of sales solutions terminals that stand at only 1.5 million

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betterU and Pluralsight Partner to Offer Leading-Edge Professional Technology Learning in India

• betterU is tapping into India’s fast-growing online learning market (est. at $40 billion, growing at 17% CAGR), and will now offer Pluralsight to meet the learning needs of 2.6 million developers across India. • betterU will offer Pluralsight’s technology learning platform, which includes expert-authored courses, adaptive skill measurement, directed learning paths and instant live mentoring. betterU will also offer Pluralsight’s gamified interactive lab environment—Code School—to individual learners.

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Global VC-Backed Fintech Funding Declines in Q3’16, But Asia Investment Reaches New High : Report

According to the new report, overall global investment in fintech companies across both venture-backed and non-venture-backed companies totaled US$2.9 billion in Q3’16. Q3’16 saw VC-backed fintech funding drop 17 percent to US$2.4B, while deal activity fell 12 percent to 178 deals.

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Now Book Railway Tickets on IRCTC with FreeCharge Wallet

IRCTC processes over 180 million transactions on its platform and now with this partnership with FreeCharge, customers can pay anytime, anywhere in less than 10 seconds in a swift and secure way.

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Paytm Surpasses Average Credit and Debit Card Transactions in India

Paytm was able to serve over 45mn users in last 10 days alone and over 5mn new users added since the demonetization drive.

Read More Plans to Cater Top 100 Cities Over Next 4 Years

During this course, the mission would be to establish a sustainable & scalable home services brand through excellence, thus aspiring to be a ₹500 crore company by 2020.

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T-Hub Inviting Applications from Indian Innovative Startups to be a Part of the UberExchange Program

The jury will select 20 startups from the list of applications received, followed by another round of screening where the final 10 startups would be selected.

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