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Indian ecommerce war is getting as precision-guided as smart bombs https://www.techinasia.com/indian-ecommerce-snapdeal-acquisition-spree/
Snapdeal’s 11th acquisition is a Silicon Valley startup using AI and big data for user tracking and product discovery.
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Don't we all love to speak and be understood in our language? This startup makes a difference there.

 https://www.techinasia.com/how-reverie-is-breaking-online-language-barriers-in-india/
The cloud-based language-as-a-service platform enables plug-and-play conversion of content into 50 local languages in real time. It just raised US$4 million
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Do you have as much confidence in your company as this guy seems to have in his? https://www.techinasia.com/nikesh-arora-bets-482-million-personal-savings-softbank/
“This involves taking an enormous risk in my life once again. However, I am extremely confident about the future of the SoftBank Group,” says Arora.
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Yay! Smartphones made in India!  https://www.techinasia.com/xiaomi-hugo-barra-vizag/
The “Make in India” campaign seeks to overturn decades of protectionism. And Xiaomi seeks to replicate in smartphone-hungry India what it has done in China.
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Did you know nearly two-thirds of the smartphone users in India are less than 25 years old? https://www.techinasia.com/indians-on-smartphones-infographic/
A Vserv-Nielsen study details the profiles and behaviors of different segments of smartphone users in India.
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BITS-IIT pair Nishith Rastogi and Geet Garg developed a "route deviation engine" for their social initiative RideSafe, a women's safety app. Out of this emerged a game-changer for logistics  - https://www.techinasia.com/locus-brings-logistics-tech-out-of-the-stone-age/
Investor money is pouring into on-demand delivery startups, and logistics is a key piece to the puzzle. But technology in this space is surprisingly primitive.
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Wow, a million books to download 10 at a time! https://www.techinasia.com/amazon-kindle-unlimited-launches-in-india/
Indians, here’s your chance to read all those great books on startups and entrepreneurs that you weren’t sure you wanted to buy. India is the first country in
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Grants of up to $2 million each for early stage cleantech startups and financing of $41 million to help growth stage companies in India announced.
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Want a good place to stay that you can afford? This startup promises many options. It just gobbled up a rival to expand faster. 
One month after launching operations in June, budget stay aggregator Wudstay bagged US$3 million in funding. Now, it has gobbled up a much older rival Awesome
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A US firm made a combo of the words “Analytical” and “Technology” to come up with AnalTech. Nobody realized what was wrong with the name until it was too late...
When is it time to rename your startup? 

https://www.techinasia.com/when-is-it-time-to-rename-your-startup/
AdNear has just dropped the Ad from its name, to become Near. Last week, News in Shorts dumped News to get a shorter name - Inshorts. Why did they have to do
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Opinio joins a long line of logistics startups in India. Which of them will deliver?
The companies that will win this market will be those who build great tech products, and not the operations-oriented ones, says the Opinio founder.
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Good news for travel/tourism #startups: New data released by global travel industry research body Phocuswright​  puts India just a few percentage points behind the world’s most mature travel markets in the US and Europe. https://www.techinasia.com/uptick-travel-startups-india/
The spread of mobile apps and rise in online hotel bookings are the main drivers of this surge.
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