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October 19, 2019
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MyGate raises $56M to bring its security management service to more gated communities in India

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MyGate, a Bangalore-based startup that offers security management and convenience service for guard-gated premises, said today it has bagged more than $50 million in a new financin....

October 2, 2019
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Startup aims to make filtered water an app-driven subscription service in the home

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With so many scandals around the quality of tap water these days, especially in the US, many people are turning to bottled water to drink. But this requires single-use plastics tha....

October 2, 2019
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Khatabook raises $25M to help small businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and accept online payments

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Even as tens of millions of Indians have come online for the first time in recent years, most businesses in the nation remain offline. They continue to rely on long notebooks to ke....

September 26, 2019
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India’s ALTBalaji partners with Microsoft to bring online video streaming to offline users

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ALTBalaji, a leading video streaming service in India, has partnered with Microsoft and fintech firm Eko as it moves to expand its subscriber base in the country that is already la....

August 11, 2019
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Japan’s mobile payments app PayPay reaches 10 million users

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Paytm, India’s biggest mobile payments firm, now has 10 million customers in Japan, the company said as it pushes to expand its reach in international markets. Paytm entered Ja....

August 1, 2019
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Y Combinator-backed Vahan is helping low-skilled workers in India find jobs on WhatsApp

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The emergence of online hyperlocal services and e-commerce firms in India has led to the creation of about 200,000 jobs for blue-collar workers who deliver items to customers, acco....

July 12, 2019
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Bumble chief responds to reports of misconduct at parent company

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Following an extensive report in Forbes about Bumble’s parent company and its billionaire founder Andrey Andreev, the female-first dating app’s founder Whitney Wolfe Herd has....

June 19, 2019
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Anti-spam service Truecaller adds free voice calling feature

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Truecaller, an app best known for helping users screen calls from strangers and spammers, is adding yet another feature to its service as it bolsters its super app status. The Sto....

June 15, 2019
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Helium launches $51M-funded ‘LongFi’ IoT alternative to cellular

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With 200X the range of Wi-Fi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, f....