Robinhood testing crypto wallet, cryptocurrency transfer features

Robinhood Markets Inc is testing new crypto wallet and cryptocurrency transfer features for its app which would allow customers to send and receive digital currencies such as bitcoin, Bloomberg News reported on Monday. A beta version of its iPhone app showed the company’s work on such features, the report said. There was also a hidden … Read more

Apna becomes youngest startup to enter unicorn club in 21 months

Apna.co, a professional networking platform for blue- and grey-collar workers, has entered the coveted club, or those companies with a valuation of $1 billion or more, in just 21 months, the fastest Indian startup to do so. The company said it had raised $100 million in a new financing round, led by existing investor Tiger … Read more

Zomato co-founder Gaurav Gupta resignation comes as a surprise

The intimation for the same was made by Gaurav through an email to Company employees. Zomato founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal confirmed it on twitter. Reason mentioned – “taking a new turn in life and start a new chapter” Key points to note – Gaurav had joined Zomato only 6 years ago in 2015 and … Read more

Ola picks banks for $1 billion IPO, may file papers in Oct: Report

Ride-hailing startup Ola has selected banks including Citigroup Inc. and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. to manage its Mumbai initial public offering that could raise about $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The company, backed by SoftBank Group Corp. and Tiger Global Management, has also picked Morgan Stanley for the listing, said the … Read more

LegalPay launches litigation funding platform with minimum investment of ₹25,000

LegalPay, a third-party litigation funding platform, has launched an alternative investment product for retail investors. Investors can invest and diversify across a basket of cases for a minimum amount of ₹25,000. The company has created a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to create a pool of 4-8 commercial cases to ensure diversification of investor’s capital to … Read more

Now chat with Big B’s voice on Amazon Alexa for Rs 149 in India

Amazon on Thursday said it has made India’s first celebrity voice feature on Alexa available with the legendary Amitabh Bachchan, and the users in India can add his amazing voice to their Alexa experience on Echo devices for an introductory price of Rs 149 for one year.   The customers need to press the mic … Read more

India a tough market to operate: Zomato’s Deepinder Goyal

Zomato co-founder Deepinder Goyal said India is a tough market to operate in but the company will not focus on short term profits at the cost of long term success of the food delivery company. “India is a tough market to operate in, but if you are building to succeed in India, you are already … Read more