It’s the end of another eventful week. This week we saw quite a bit of action in the funding space – out of the 8 startups that raised funding, 4 were education startups. Then, there is the story of E-commerce credit card fraud and payment gateways. Amazon plans on getting Indian developers on to its app store, but how? Ridesharing in India, and why B2C will never work. And, the one tip you should not overlook if you want people to trust your website.
Here’s a recap of all this, and more that happened this past week.
Weekly Summary (image credit: shutterstock) Editorially Recommended The Parts of a Puzzle That Make an Enterprise Startup Successful [Jay Pullur] Of Credit Card Frauds, Payment Gateways & Indian E-commerce Want People to Trust Your Website? Do Not Overlook This Simple Tip WeAreHolidays Crosses $1mn in Revenue; Shares #StartupLessons [“Keep People Super Happy”] Ridesharing in India : Why B2C Doesn’t Work What Makes A SaaS Product’s Customer Service Extraordinary? The Case of Buffer A 101 on Measuring App Install Campaign’s Effectiveness GMV Vs Funding Vs Losses: The Real Measure of E-commerce Success Lessons from Indian Serial Entrepreneurs Who Inspire Exclusive: Flipkart to Launch Third Party Ad Services Embarrassed To Launch (Ugly) First Version? Take A Look At These ! India Online Decathlon Toes a Blurry Line, Seeks Govt Nod to Retail Online Competition Commission Fines Google Rs 1 cr For Not Sharing Information On Twitter? Do Banking! Kotak Mahindra Launches JiFi Anti-FDI Small Traders Embrace E-commerce, Join Hands with eBay Google Revamps Election Page; Now See Trending Politicians Via Google Score Congress Election Manifesto Backs Aadhaar; Tax Incentives for Domestic IT Manufacturing Highest Number of Consumers on E-bay Are From Kerala, Karnataka & AP: Report India Needs Better Safeguards for Online Intermediaries: Report BK Birla Unveils ADalBDal – A Platform to Exchange Products E-books & E-Readers in India: What Readers Want [Report] Indian Government’s User Data Requests To Google Drops Marginally Indian Startups The Startups That Made it to TLabs Accelerator’s Batch 5 Looking for a Job? Now Auction Yourself IPL Style Startup Roundup: QueryHome & Fabhres Planning a Holiday? Automate Your Itinerary Using Holidayen! Funding Big Data Analytics Firm Germin8 Secures $3 mn From Kalaari Capital Online Media Startup Oximity Secures Funding from Ronnie Screwvala & K Ganesh Indix Raises $8.5mn from Nexus Venture Partners & Avalon Ventures Walden International’s Fund For Indian Electronics Chip Design Startups Delayed Chennai Based Everest Edusys Raises Rs 5.7 Crore in Series-A Funding Education Startup Skyfi Labs Raises Funding from The Chennai Angels Persistent Systems Backs Wearable Tech Startup Hyginex Times Internet Invests in Education Marketplace Gradestack Apps How Amazon Plans to Get Indian Developers on Its App Store A 101 on Measuring App Install Campaign’s Effectiveness TrackMe Lets You Share Real Time Location With a Group You Pick Move Over Skype, Awaaz Wants to Be the Next Gen VoIP App Election Essentials: Apps for Gaming & the Uninitiated Misc 6 Indian Innovations Get $2 mn to Reinvent the Toilet Airtel Pilots QR Code Based Recharge to Do Away With 16 Digit PIN Don’t Share Aadhaar Data With Agencies & It’s Not Mandatory: SC