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GoDaddy to connect WhatsApp business with Sellbrite

2019-04-23T11:53:08+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Online web hosting company GoDaddy plans to bring Sellbrite to business users of WhatsApp in India as it looks to increase its client base in the country. GoDaddy, which says it has around one million customers in India, said on April 10 that it would acquire Sellbrite, a platform that allows small sellers to list products across online marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay. Scott Wagner, CEO, GoDaddy, said: “The next thinga we are looking to sync up to are [...]

Tata Technologies partners FutureMove Automotive

2019-04-23T11:50:01+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Tata Technologies said it has inked a pact with China's FutureMove Automotive to develop connected mobility solutions for automotive manufacturers in China and other markets. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the Shanghai Motor Show 2019. Warren Harris, CEO and MD, Tata Technologies, said in a statement: "The relationship with FutureMove will combine Tata Technologies' market-leading connected car service offerings with the platform and technology of FutureMove to provide a suite of services to the [...]

Japan’s M3 acquires DailyRounds

2019-04-23T11:47:38+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Japan-based M3 Inc. has acquired a majority stake in DailyRounds, a Bengaluru-headquartered community-based platform for doctors and medical students that counts venture capital firm Accel India as one of its investors. The acquisition marks M3's entry into case-based problem-solving community platform and medical test preparation business in India, a statement said. M3's existing business in India is Health Impetus Pvt. Ltd, a joint venture with Quadria Capital-backed home healthcare services provider Health Care at Home India. Health Impetus, which operates [...]

Royal Enfield enters South Korean market

2019-04-22T10:31:10+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Indian bike maker Royal Enfield said it has forayed into the South Korean market. The company, part of Richer Motors, has entered the country by opening its first flagship store in Seoul with Vintage Motors (Kiheung International) as its official distributor partner. Vimal Sumbly, Business Head, Royal Enfield APAC, said: "Our focus is to sustain and expand our reach in international markets especially in Asia Pacific region.” He added that Korea is an important chapter in the growth story and [...]

Bytedance plans $1bn investment in India

2019-04-22T10:23:36+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

TikTok's parent company Bytedance has revealed plans to invest $1 billion in India over the next three years. The Chinese IT major will reportedly increase its workforce in India to 1,000 people by the end of this year. Bytedance's plans for India come close on the heels of a court-imposed ban on TikTok over allegations of sharing inappropriate content. Helena Lersch, Director (International Public Policy), Bytedance, was quoted as saying: "We are obviously disappointed by the current developments, but we [...]

IFC plans debt investment in Mahindra & Mahindra Financial

2019-04-22T09:29:02+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

International Finance Corporation plans to make a debt investment of up to $75 million (Rs 525 crore) in non-bank lender Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd. The investment will help the non-banking financial company to augment lending to micro, small and medium enterprises, the World Bank's private-sector arm said in a disclosure. IFC said that - apart from the three-year senior, secured debt investment - it may also mobilise additional funding from other investors for the company. Separately, Mahindra Finance [...]

Blind Balancing Act

2019-04-19T10:35:14+00:00April 18th, 2019|2019, Women's Edition – April 2019|

Britain requires decisive collective leadership, of the style it has been known for, to clinch any kind of resolution to the blind balancing act that is Brexit, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. With yet another Brextention and a new October 31 Halloween target for Brexit, the biggest loser in the match of wills on all sides has got to be Britain’s reputation. A country renowned for its sense of justice and fair play has failed to live [...]

Can digital technologies contribute to gender equality?

2019-04-23T07:03:17+00:00April 18th, 2019|2019, Home Page, Women's Edition – April 2019|

A digital economy expert outlines the various factors contributing to gender inequality in South Asian countries and methods to alleviate the gap. The ubiquitous deployment of digital technologies is undoubtedly bringing tremendous efficiency and productivity gains across various domains of political, social, and economic life. But technologies are rarely neutral - they reflect existing socio-economic values and priorities, and their effects are likely to transform social relations, in ways that are both visible and invisible. Can the deployment of digital [...]

America First hurts India

2019-04-18T12:08:02+00:00April 18th, 2019|2019, Women's Edition – April 2019|

In pursuit of its America First policy, the Donald Trump administration is turning the trade screws on India. Just when it looked like India and the US had buried their historical differences and overcome decades of mutual distrust, their bilateral trade relationship, arguably the bedrock on which the rest of the geo-strategic edifice rests, is developing large cracks. First came the much tighter norms for issuing H1B visas, the main entry pass used by Indian IT companies to relocate IT [...]

Why Start-up in Maharashtra?

2019-04-23T07:08:31+00:00April 18th, 2019|2019, Home Page, Women's Edition – April 2019|

An Indian politician lists down the advantages nascent firms can gain by choosing Maharashtra as the ideal market for their ventures. “Come, Make in India, we will say to the world, from electrical to electronics,” Hon Prime Minister Modi said in his maiden Independence Day speech as prime minister, pledging to set up what is unarguably the most ambitious efforts towards achieving a manufacturing powerhouse status for India. However, what began with that ambitious declaration by the Prime Minister is [...]