One of the biggest deals in Logistics Sector

Transpole Logistics

Founded in 1987, Japan's SBS Holdings Inc. provides various logistic functions and is a leading player in the land transportation segment.Transpole Logistics Pvt. Ltd. was incorporated in 2004 by Mr. Anant Kumar Choudhary, Mr. Vivek Shukla, Mr. Pravin Chand Rai with the objective to cater all kinds of logistics need under single window.The Japanese group would acquire … [Read more...]

Mumbai based Pokkt pockets $2.5M Series A Funding

Pokkt

Pokkt is an alternate mobile monetization platform that helps owners of paid digital goods and services to monetise their users through an advertiser-funded mode. The developers and publishers of digital content can significantly increase monetization and convert non-paying users into paying users.Rohit Sharma is the Founder & CEO of POKKT. He set set-up the gaming … [Read more...]

Apple’s Environment Friendly Buyouts Continue

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Apple Inc is one of the emerging leaders when it comes to environmental initiatives. Once upon a time Apple had been slammed for its refusal to disclose in any details of its carbon footprint or the environmental impact of its wildly popular iPhones, iPads, iPods and MacBooks."Apple is committed to pursuing energy-efficient growth by increasing our renewable energy … [Read more...]

Events over the coming Week

Headstart Startup Saturday Bangalore

Bangalore is aptly called as Silicon Valley of India. It's India’s IT Capital. Also it's one of the most sought out city for professionals. For the fellow bangaloreans below are the events which are happening in the city over the coming week.Headstart Startup Saturday Bangalore 12 July 2014 Headstart Network Foundation is a Sec 25 company, established in the year 2008 with … [Read more...]

GrabHouse Plans to Save More Brokerage with New Funds

Grabhouse

It was the spring of 2011 when I moved to Mumbai, the city of dreams. It ceased to be my dream city when I failed to get a place to stay without paying heavy brokerage. Searching an ideal place that suits the budget and the wallet is indeed a challenge to most of us, with very few online options available. It's not the case with just Mumbai but it's same with other metros too. … [Read more...]

Make a Permanent Shift to a Healthier Lifestyle with GOQii

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When you come across Madhuri Dixit along with her beloved husband Dr. Shriram Nene’s name as the investors, like me you would certainly want to know more. I stumbled upon an alluring website and rather inspiring one too. GOQii emphasizes on good living and karma. The website has an option of downloading a wonderful poster wherein all the power words are listed.Being a d … [Read more...]

Box Inc raises $150 million

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Online file sharing and personal cloud content management service company Box Inc bought itself a breathing time. The online-storage startup raised $150 million in funding from private-equity firm TPG and hedge fund Coatue Management, the company said on Monday in a regulatory filing that also provided its latest quarterly results. The new financing which is rare for a company … [Read more...]

Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup

U.S. privacy group Electronic Privacy Information Centre has filed a formal complaint with the Federate Trade Commission over Facebook’s use of user data in its “emotion contagion” study.Pune based TripHobo, an online travel planning portal announced their series A funding from Bangalore based Kalaari Capital. TripHobo has not disclosed the amount of funding. However, there … [Read more...]