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Eastern UP’s first ​co-working space​​

Gorakhpur is a small city but it’s rapidly changing. Till two decades ago, Gorakhpur was indisputably​the crime capital of​ ​​Uttar Pradesh. To boost the start-up ecosystem in Eastern Uttar Pradesh and help entrepreneurs get the right infrastructure and resources, two friends have launched the first co-working space in Gorakhpur. Something futuristic like a co-working space for start-ups​ ​​in the city, therefore, will be seen with both hope and scepticism. Arunn Guptaa

Saudi Arabia’s Newest Citizen Is a Robot : SOPHIA THE ROBOT

Saudi Arabia is the first country to grant citizenship to a robot. Sophia, the humanoid produced by Hanson Robotics, spoke at the recent Future Investment Initiative. Sophia has said she would ‘destroy humans,’ when prompted by her creator, David Hanson. An empty-eyed humanoid named Sophia has become the first robot to be granted citizenship in the world. Saudi Arabia bestowed citizenship on Sophia ahead of the Future Investment Initiative , held in the kingdom’s capital

Toppr raises Rs 45 cr in its Series B round of funding

Toppr a Mumbai-based e-learning solutions provider and online test preparation platform, has raised $6.92 million (Rs 45 crore) in its Series B funding, led by its existing investors SAIF Partners, Helion Ventures, and FIL Capital Management. The company is planning to reach out to students across the country and open centres in 30 cities by December 2017. This capital will be used to expand our geographical footprint and accelerate user acquisition.

Paytm Mall will take legal action against Unicommerce

Paytm Mall operator of online marketplace of Paytm ECommerce Pvt. Ltd , will take legal action against Unicommerce eSolutions Pvt. Ltd for data misuse, Coo Amit Sinha said. This comes a week after Unicommerce said that Paytm withdrew the case as it failed to provide proof to support its allegations of data misuse. “Definitely,” Sinha told VCCircle when asked whether Paytm Mall will take legal recourse against the technology solutions

WhatsApp Live Location Sharing Launched

WhatsApp has a beautiful Diwali gift to offer to users—Live location. WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging service, is giving its over 1 billion users another reason to keep coming back to the app multiple times a day: live location sharing. HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp live location sharing is designed for short-term use. You can share your location with an individual or in a group chat. It’s rolling out now to Android and iOS users

SERIAL ENTREPRENEURS - "The True Disruptors"

“The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” – Nolan Bushnell It is amazing how the typical entrepreneur is nowadays disregarded and it seems his single idea isn’t ground breaking as it seemed only a few years back. Simply having an idea, working on it outright, establishing a company around it and seeing it through till the end does not move the markets nor the stocks nor the VC’s interest

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

My way or The Highway?

The fact is – Of the nearly 8,00,000 engineering graduates India produces every year, a whopping 60 percent remain unemployed, according to the All India Council for Technical Education. Jobless growth has been the focus of national discourse of late, as the growth in GDP is not translating to a growth in jobs. In a country that has one of the youngest populations among major world economies, job creation is

JEVELEN - 'Make Your Statement'

“Life is too short to wear boring jewellery” – Anonymous We are indeed creatures of habit. We are used to dressing up for occasions, presenting ourselves in a perfect aura, and always sure to place our best foot forward. So it makes sense when you see people dazzling the audience with their glamour, their style, their attire and those priceless trinkets we called jewellery. And that is the true urban

MoMagic

Boxing, in India, has for many years been one of the most popular sports and hence with the launch of Super Boxing League (SBL) and with participation from top combatants from India and across the globe, the stage is set for some exciting boxing action. Pushing the boundaries of the game and promoting the league, SBL and MoMagic have partnered with each other. MoMagic is a leading Online and Offline mobile digital marketing company for