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A year-on-year growth of 56 percent (from 238 million in June 2015), and an eight-fold increase in four years. Not bad, eh? https://www.techinasia.com/mobile-internet-zooming-rate-56-india-371-million-users-june
This represents an eight-fold increase in four years.
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Got questions about running a startup? Ask Kunal Shah, founder of FreeCharge. He is live on Tech in Asia right now. https://www.techinasia.com/talk/kunalshah-freecharge-ama/
I am Kunal Shah, Founder and CEO of the Snapdeal-acquired FreeCharge. Ask Me Anything!
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Less than three months after its first round of funding, IndiaLends just bagged a US$1 million in bridge round from existing investors led by Singapore-headquartered DSG Consumer Partners. Here's why:

https://www.techinasia.com/indialends-formula-for-fintech-disruption-risk-analytics/
The startup helps individuals as well as small businesses get unsecured loans. it's growing rapidly at 400 % month-on-month.
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Google wants to bring free wifi, offline maps, and more to India

https://www.techinasia.com/whats-in-goodie-bag-from-google-to-indian-pm-modi-silicon-valley-tour/
From free wifi in train stations to Android in 11 Indian languages, Google CEO Sundar Pichai packed in the goodies during a visit to Google HQ by the prime
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Mobile product and hardware startups, brush up your pitches. A lot of money is coming your way! https://www.techinasia.com/qualcomm-announces-150m-fund-for-startups-india/
Besides the new fund, Qualcomm will set up an innovation lab in Bangalore to provide engineering support to mobile internet companies.
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Must say Flipkart is bold, if not anything else! But I wonder what this move shows about the company culture. https://www.techinasia.com/flipkart-moves-closer-to-app-only-customers-grumble/
Flipkart has made several of the products on its website available only via a download of its app. Its fashion arm Myntra has already gone fully app-only.
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Size matters: Big auto market is getting big players, including the likes of Snapdeal. Here's the latest shake-up. https://www.techinasia.com/consolidation-indian-auto-ecommerce-cartrade-buys-carwale/
Rising income and a big population make India a hot market for automobiles. Many well-funded startups are in the fray to bring this market online.
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What makes Schoolguru special among the many edtech startups in India...
An alumnus of IIT and IIM, Shantanu Rooj has had a long, successful entrepreneurial journey stretching back 17 years, when he founded his first startup with
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Forget smart cars; this device makes you feel like you’re driving in the future. And it just raised over half a million dollars on Indiegogo! 
https://www.techinasia.com/exploride-is-the-biggest-crowdfunding-success-in-india/
Crowdfunding hits for smart gadgets made in India are rare, but this in-car heads-up display looked a winner. *Tech in Asia* was the first to write about it,
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai used to take the train to IIT Kharagpur from Chennai. Today he's putting free wifi on the stations along the way. The next traveller to IIT Kharagpur will have mobile internet ...
https://www.techinasia.com/whats-in-goodie-bag-from-google-to-indian-pm-modi-silicon-valley-tour/
From free wifi in train stations to Android in 11 Indian languages, Google CEO Sundar Pichai packed in the goodies during a visit to Google HQ by the prime
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Anybody in the startup ecosystem want to ask us anything, come on over to this AMA. The whole Tech in Asia editorial team is answering questions. https://www.techinasia.com/talk/tech-asia-editorial-team-ama/
We are the writers behind the editorial articles on Tech in Asia! Ask us anything!
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Bangalore will join cities in the US and France with UberPool. This introduces cheaper rides in a value-for-money market, but also new scope for confusion and
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