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EOINDIA Startup Stories - Kiddiegram
Entrepreneurs: Atiya Darbar & Afra Kochra Business Name: Kiddiegram Welcome to Entrepreneurs of India #startupstories episode 95 Proper parenting is crucial in every child’s life. Today, parents hardly get any chance to spend some time with kids as they are caught up in the never-ending loop of their hectic schedule. Atiya Darbar and Afra Kochra, two sisters from Mumbai, who also have two...
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Bengaluru-based edtech unicorn BYJU’S has raised a mammoth $328 million (₹ 2,322.18 crore) in Series F funding from Canada Pension board’s investment arm CPPIB Investment Board Private Holdings, Naspers Ventures BV and General Atlantic Singapore TL Pvt Ltd. Prior to this round BYJU’S had raised approximately $244 million (₹ 1,762.65 crore) since 2008. According to reports, with this latest finding...
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Hospitality company OYO has dismissed the allegations of large-scale breach of contract and predatory pricing levelled against it by the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) – an all India body of hotel owners and operators. After issuing notice against aggregators, MakeMyTrip and GoIbibo in November, FHRAI had warned OYO of nationwide protests if it did not negotiate...
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Global search giant has acquired Bengaluru-based startup Where Is My Train, which provides live train updates through an app without the use of internet and the Global Positioning System. This marks Google's first product acquisition in India. Where Is My Train was founded by five former executives of the US-based technology-entertainment company TiVo Corporation — Ahmed Nizam Mohaideen, Meenakshi Sundaram,...
EOINDIA Startup Stories - Outbox
Entrepreneurs: Kaushal Modi & Sukriti Agarwal Business Name: Outbox Welcome to Entrepreneurs of India #startupstories episode 94 We all love surprises. From birthday parties to proposals, there are a handful of surprising episodes in our life that we hold closer to heart. Kaushal Modi and Sukriti Agarwal, two friends from the bustling city of Kolkata, are in pursuit of spreading a surprising smile...
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Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus is reportedly planning to relocate the data of all Indian users and store it in local servers to comply with the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) data localisation ruling. According to CEO Pete Lau, the company has also said that it is setting up a research and development (R&D) centre in Hyderabad. The centre will start its...
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Facebook-owned peer-to-peer messaging platform WhatsApp’s executives held discussions with government officials on tracing messages which trigger public unrest. In a drive to curb fake news, the government had demanded that the company find a solution to trace the messages being shared on the app, which the company initially declined to do. During WhatsApp chief Chris Daniel’s India visit in October, information...
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The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has issued notices to online travel aggregators (OTA) MakeMyTrip and GoIbibo. The members have alleged that business practices followed by OTAs were exploitative, unethical, and divisive, and led to predatory pricing and other market distortions. In a statement, FHRAI said that it has written a letter to the OTAs stating...
Startup Stories - Shreya
Entrepreneur: Shreya Thakkar Business Name: Strut  Welcome to Entrepreneurs of India #startupstories episode 93 Shreya Thakkar was fond of bags since her childhood. Bag was her favourite accessory. She had many bags in various designs and colours. But what stays in childhood would stay forever. Years later, the love for bags made her an entrepreneur. Shreya left her comfort zone and career...
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Online food delivery platform Zomato has acquired a Lucknow-based startup TechEagle Innovations, which works exclusively on drones. This acquisition will help Zomato move towards offering drone-based food delivery in India by creating a hub-to-hub delivery network powered by hybrid multi-rotor drones. TechEagle was founded by IIT Kanpur alumni Vikram Singh Meena in 2015 during his college days. It works with a prime...

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