Sachin and Binni Bansal were ranked 86th in the list.With a net worth of $18.9 billion, Mukesh Ambani was ahead of the likes of Sun Pharma’s Dilip Shanghvi and Wipro’s Azim Premji as the richest Indian for the 9th successive year. He retained the spot despite a loss of $4.7 billion in one year.
This new investment will be used to expand its geographical reach to 15 cities.Further, the company will concentrate on tech-enablement of its on-field professionals and improving services’ delivery TAT. Established in 2011, this Gurgaon based startup is a player in maintenance and repair service.
To create 360 videos, a special set of cameras is used to record all 360 degrees of a scene simultaneously. This means that when the video is playing on Facebook, you can choose what angle you want to see it from.You’ll be able to hold up your phone and the 360 video will follow you as you turn.
Sripada Srisai Lalita Prasida, who hails from Odisha has won Google’s prestigious Community Impact Awards for her innovation related to aquatic ecosystems. She developed low-cost bio-absorbent based water purifier that uses waste corn cobs as key ingredient. This is useful for immobilizing the contaminants.
Plus, the bio should clearly mention the brand affiliation with a pinch of salt – the journos should mention “Views expressed are personal” (even though they are asked to put the brand name suffix in their twitter account). The group will measure performance based on journos’ twitter activity as well.
CommonFloor Groups, a subsidiary of commonfloor.com, launched “Smart Guard’— a mobile app that enables gated communities to record visitor information digitally. The app aims to increase security in communities by allowing security guards to record the movement of visitors through the mobile app.
After a botnet attack, two conglomerates paid $5mn to prevent from disclosing sensitive information to the Indian Government.The ransomware was made in the month of May and although the threat was not reported to the officials, the senior officials from Government’s programme tracked the development.
Led by Infuse Ventures and a commitment from Seed Capital Assistance Facility, the funding will help the company extend financing options to their client. Founded in 2010, Fourth Partner Energy a player in Distributed Solar Power, it has built end-to-end capability and has 400 solar installations.
SilverPush has raised a fresh round of $1.25 mn, making the total investment to $2.5mn. The funds will be used to launch its new product PRISM, which measures ad impact and reach, know how every brand’s TV ad was received by people on social media, and how their competitor ad is performing.
E-Commerce has become a large part of everyone’s lives these days and it seems that even the livestock suppliers are selling their animals for a good price online rather than doing it in a traditional market ahead of Eid. The sellers claim that it’s hassle free for both the parties involved.
A study conducted by ACI worldwide shows that 40% of Indian consumers surveyed used e-wallet services; while China ranks first with 70%. Consumers aged between 25-34 are increasingly using such services globally. 60% of Indian consumers surveyed agreed to using mobile or desktop to avail e-wallets.
RailYatri has partnered with WeChat and together will now provide quick train information to travellers on the go. Users can access the information through Official Account of RailYatri, powered by unique crowd-sourced and curated information for train travellers on WeChat.
Founded in 2014, analytics firm Loginext has raised $10 Million Series A round of funding from Paytm.The funds will be used for customer acquisition, marketing, product development, and hiring. The company is currently serving 50 customers from the medium as well as large enterprises.
Started in June 2015, Licious owns and operates a fully automated meat processing unit at Hennur in Bengaluru with delivery hubs in localities such as Marathahalli and Kammanahalli. Licious claims to have served 1,000 orders in Bangalore in the first month.The company plans to enter 11 cities in 3 years.
Shopclues’ chat feature will connect buyers directly with sellers for added information on product, price and availability. The buyers can also negotiate delivery timelines, ask for returns etc. Buyers receive push notifications on their Android devices when a seller responds to their query.
The Man Company offers a wide variety of grooming products products and gives customers the control of the subscription – customize their products basket to suit their needs, set the frequency of their order, and revise or cancel their subscription any time they want to.