1000 Km Range, 30% Cheaper: B’luru Firm Overhauls Charging Tech for Electric Cars!

Better than Lithium Ion batteries, this innovation runs on water, air, aluminum and graphene. #DriveGreen #ElectricVehiclesThe electric vehicle segment in India has indeed come a long way. However, there remains limitations when it comes to mass adoption. As per data compiled by Bloomberg, a little over 8,000 EVs were sold locally in the past six… Continue reading 1000 Km Range, 30% Cheaper: B’luru Firm Overhauls Charging Tech for Electric Cars!

Small is secure in cyber space

Large enterprises are turning to small, niche startups offering specific cyber security services, rather than depend on multinationals who provide end-to-end solutions. Startups including Lucideus, Uniken, Kratikal, Sequeretek and Sectona, are already creating innovative products for customers, at a time when closed-loop solutions are no longer feasible due to an actively evolving cyber space.The overall… Continue reading Small is secure in cyber space

How this HR tech startup can help you secure your dream job

Hiring is a global challenge and despite technological advances in HR, organisations still have trouble finding the right candidates for their teams. This Delhi-based startup believes that the entire recruitment process will shift from conventional job boards scenario to platforms similar to social networks, where an employer and a prospective candidate can interact towards mutual… Continue reading How this HR tech startup can help you secure your dream job

Tencent’s now the Alibaba of Indian startup scene

Illustration: Rahul Awasthi Chinese tech behemoth Tencent has emerged as the biggest Chinese strategic investor in the Indian startup ecosystem, aggressively closing about 10 funding deals across stages over the last six-eight months. Its increased activity coincides with Alibaba stepping back from the domestic market after years of being among the most prolific Chinese strategics… Continue reading Tencent’s now the Alibaba of Indian startup scene

Fintech startups apply for NBFC licence as lending pays off big

Illustration: Rahul Awasthi Fintech startups such as OkCredit, Khatabook, BharatPe and NiYo are applying for a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) licence, people familiar with the developments said, as they look at lending as a key revenue stream. The aim is to maintain their own loan books instead of sharing the profit spread with partners. If… Continue reading Fintech startups apply for NBFC licence as lending pays off big

10 things in tech you need to know today

GettyApple CEO Tim Cook.Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.Apple and Samsung are now tied in the battle to be the world’s biggest smartphone seller – or so the consensus seems to show. Some fourth-quarter smartphone shipments estimates put Apple slightly ahead of Samsung, while others put Samsung slightly… Continue reading 10 things in tech you need to know today

Budget 2020: Ease credit access, broaden ESOPs understanding, says CRED’s Kunal Shah

The fintech industry in the country is growing at a significant pace and creating waves across India’s financial ecosystem. Promoting the government’s digital economy agenda, the fintech space is expected to grow at a steady rate. Kunal Shah, CEO and founder of CRED, talks to ET.com on how certain interventions from the government can help… Continue reading Budget 2020: Ease credit access, broaden ESOPs understanding, says CRED’s Kunal Shah

Startups in 2020 : Key questions asked

Beginnings of the year are usually a good time for reflection or say, self-correction. The year 2019, has been a year of ‘entropy’ to say the least, with unexpected events across economic, political and business landscape: be it the scrapping of 70-year-old Article 370, the plausible return of Cyrus Mistry at the Tatas or unity… Continue reading Startups in 2020 : Key questions asked

Diycam wants to make AI possible, affordable, and part of common man’s life

ET Bureau|Last Updated: Jan 30, 2020, 09.36 AM IST|Original: Jan 30, 2020, 09.36 AM ISTWhen Gagan Deep Randhawa and Deepak Dilip Singh Rahangdale started Diycam in late 2015 as a core IOT based-company, the aim was to provide smart and affordable WiFi cameras. However, it was a project with a government-owned hospitality and catering company… Continue reading Diycam wants to make AI possible, affordable, and part of common man’s life

Techies return ‘home’ as startup dreams turn sour

Illustration: Rahul Awasthi Thousands of software professionals who jumped ship to catch the startup wave are turning back to shore, according to staffing firms and technology services companies that are rehiring these engineers.Lured by attractive employee stock option plans and the thrill of joining a startup team, scores of mid-career professionals had switched from large… Continue reading Techies return ‘home’ as startup dreams turn sour