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IRCTC Launches ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Feature In Partnership With EPayLater

Now Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have the option to pay later. Mumbai-based fintech company ePayLater has partnered with IRCTC to offer the ‘buy now, pay later’ service that allows users to purchase railway tickets without making a payment at the time of the transaction. The payment can be done within next 14 days of buying a ticket. A first-time user needs to provide details such as email

Delhi Hosting Its First Human Library

Get ready this Sunday, it’s time for Delhi to up their curiosity, as the city hosts its very first Human Library event on June 18. The event will take place at Innov8 Co-working space in Connaught Place, where it will begin at 2 PM till 7 PM, people can walk in and borrow for 20 minutes human books – real people who will share their lives, experiences, and tales of success

Baba Ramdev: Patanjali turnover for financial year 2016-2017 is Rs 10,561 crores

Fast-moving consumer goods company Patanjali Ayurved Ltd endorsed by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev is growing at a rapid pace and has overtaken several older and more experienced rivals in the year through March 2017. The company reported revenue of Rs 9,346 crore from its FMCG business for 2016-17, it said on Thursday. Total group revenue including sales from Divya Pharmacy, the Ayurveda medicine division, touched Rs 10,561 crore. The ayurveda

Snapchat ratings drop to ‘one star’ on App Store

A day after news broke out regarding Snapchat’s CEO Evan Spiegel’s disinterest in expanding the business to “poor countries” like India, the rating of the popular app dropped to a “single star” from an apparent “five star” on the App Store. According to the app info on App Store, the “Customer Ratings” of the current version of the app was “single star” (based on 6,099 ratings) and all versions rating

Seed Round to Pregnancy & baby care products startup The Moms Co.

The Moms Co.Founded in 2016 by Snapdeal’s former growth and strategy head Mohit Sadaani and former banker Malika Sadani, the company did a soft launch of its products last week.Pregnancy and baby care products firm The Moms Co., which runs by Amishi Consumer Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from co-founder of food startup Fingerlix and beverages firm PaperBoat Shripad Nadkarni, Nestle executive Nandu Nandkishore,

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“Don’t underestimate the power of your vision to change the world. Whether that world is your office, your community, an industry or a global movement, you need to have a core belief that what you contribute can fundamentally change the paradigm or way of thinking about problems.” -Leroy Hood The only major shortcoming that start-ups tend to face is there source scarcity.They are working with limited finance, limited workforce, limited

Patanjali from Haridwar to China

After hitting hard to many multinational FMCG giants by giving the Indian market with a wide range of consumer products, now yoga guru Baba Ramdev is now going to fight with China. Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd is allying its ambitious foreign forays with the government’s ‘Act East’ policy, which aims at strengthening ties with the countries in India’s east. Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Ltd is planning to set up a production unit in Sahibganj, a district in

Alibaba to Invest $177 m in Paytm

Alibaba the eCommerce company in China is setting its sights on India raising its stake from 40% to 62% in Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. The Indian ecommerce arm of the payment company Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, the online marketplace arm of One97 Communications Ltd, is raising $200 million (Rs 1,334 crore) in a funding round led by Alibaba Singapore E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group

IAN StartupMEEET

OVERVIEW Indian Angel Network is a network of Angel investors keen to invest in early stage businesses which have potential to create disproportionate value. The members of the Network are leaders in the Entrepreneurial Eco-System as they have had strong operational experience as CEOs or a background of creating new and successful ventures. They share a passion to create scale and value for startup ventures. Started in April 2006, the

GSF StartupMEEET

OVERVIEW The key objective of GSF is to spur innovation and entrepreneurship through angel and seed investing. Our larger mission is to encourage flow of informed, knowledgeable mentorship capital to the start-ups in India and beyond. GSF Accelerator GSF Accelerator is a funding and mentoring platform for Indian startups. Launched in Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai, this multi-city operation seeks to identify, support, and provide funding for the brightest new