Tuesday , 27 June 2017

News & Updates

News & Updates

Applancer Moving Towards Accepting Bitcoins and Ethereum – 1st Ever Startup in India

Applancer Moving Towards Accepting Bitcoins and Ethereum – 1st Ever Startup in India

Crypto-currencies are at their all-time high in today’s time and people are going crazy for them. Crypto-currency which is based on blockchain technology are getting used for transactions in many countries and now India has legalized it. By taking advantage of this, Applancer – a market place for app developers, is moving towards accepting Bitcoins and Ethereum and will focus ... Read More »

Canadian app startup, AmpMe, sets sights on India’s 800mn+ smartphone market

Martin-Luc Archambault - Serial entrepreneur and MLA Ventures Founder

30th May 2017: AmpMe, a Montreal based startup founded by serial entrepreneur and MLA Ventures Founder Martin-Luc Archambault, has officially announced its foray into the ever-expanding Indian market. The company, known for its audio matching technology that has taken the world by storm, now sets sights on the 800-million smartphone market. The app-based service has seen a staggering growth in ... Read More »

Varun Badhwar-led Startup, RedLock Launches With the First True Cloud Infrastructure Security Offering; Announces $12m in Venture Funding

Varun Badhwar-led Startup, RedLock Launches With the First True Cloud Infrastructure Security Offering; Announces $12m in Venture Funding

Menlo Park, CA (May 09, 2017) – RedLock officially launched today with a cloud infrastructure security offering designed to overcome challenges faced by every modern enterprise. The RedLock Cloud 360™ platform features technology that enables organizations to accelerate digital business by managing security and compliance risks across their entire public cloud infrastructure, but without impeding DevOps (i.e. collaboration between software ... Read More »

Eko Ties-Up With More Partners To Boost It’s Money Remittance Business In Nepal – Service to benefit 30 Lakh Indo Nepal Migrants

Gurgaon 04 May, 2017: Eko, a leading mobile-based fintech company, has expanded it’s Indo-Nepal remittance (money transfer) services in partnership with Prabhu Money Transfer in Nepal. Through these integrations, Eko enables it’s agents to remit money to a wider audience in Nepal. Eko’s first international tie-up for remittance services was with Nepal’s Prabhu Money Group in 2016. The service will ... Read More »

Impact Guru partners with US and UK based GlobalGiving to scale crowdfunding in India

Impact Guru partners with US and UK based GlobalGiving to scale crowdfunding in India

~NRIs/PIOs in US and UK to receive tax benefits via Impact Guru for giving towards Indian NGOs ~ Creating the world’s largest digital platform for donating towards Indian social causes. National, May 02, 2017: Impact Guru, India’s leading crowdfunding platform for NGOs, medical and personal causes has entered into a strategic partnership with US and UK based GlobalGiving, the world’s ... Read More »

AirAsia Acquires 50% Stake in Travel Planning Startup Touristly

Airasia Acquires 50% Stake in Travel Planning Startup Touristly

SEPANG, 19 April 2017 – AirAsia Berhad ​is acquiring a 50% stake in online travel planner Touristly Travel Sdn Bhd (Touristly) through an asset injection and loan deal valued at RM11.5 million. The transaction ​will see AirAsia Berhad inject the digital platform of its Travel 3Sixty inflight magazine, valued at RM6.5 million, into Touristly via AirAsia Investments Ltd and extend a RM5 ... Read More »

Top Trends that will Help Startups to Succeed in 2017

Top Trends that will Help Startups to Succeed in 2017

It was a rollercoaster year for startups in 2016. We saw growth in venture capital funding at the start of the year and towards the end, a slew of high profile startups struggle. Additionally, global corporations acquired some of the most interesting and innovative startups in 2016. So, what can we expect in 2017? According to venture capitalists, there are ... Read More »

Fintech Valley Spring Conference, 2017 surpasses all expectations

Panel – How Blockchain is transforming the future of Financial Services infrastructure

Andhra Pradesh government lays down a foundation for the fintech innovation culture. 300+ participants with 30 international delegates; 150 entries across 15 countries the Fintech Valley Startup Challenge; 24 demos, 45 exhibitors and 4 panel discussions Partnership agreements with Lattice80, Hyderabad Angels, Forum Synergies, F6S, Hackerearth, Anthill, Paradigm IT, Pearson, NGX Labs, Zone Startups, TFL, Primechain, Google and HDFC Start-up ... Read More »

Global participation marks Spring Conference 2017 at Fintech Valley Vizag, India

Global participation marks Spring Conference 2017 at Fintech Valley Vizag, India

Andhra Pradesh government aims to develop Vizag as national and global hub for fintech innovation · Over 150 start-up companies competed in four Fintech Challenges – 40% participants from across 15 countries · Over 30 international delegations attended event – including Singapore, Switzerland and Japan Visakhapatnam, March 9, 2017: Setting the stage for Government of Andhra Pradesh’s ambitious initiative, #SpringConference ... Read More »

START Global to organize START Summit 2017 in St. Gallen, Switzerland on 24th-25th March, 2017

START-Summit-2017

START Global is the student association for entrepreneurship and technology at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and has over the last couple of years become one of the leading initiatives for entrepreneurship and technology in Europe. The association is entirely run by students on an extracurricular basis and is supported by the HSG foundation as well as an internal fund, the START Fund. START ... Read More »