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    1. Can cold-pressed juice startups like RAW Pressery give established beverage brands a run for their money?

      Can cold-pressed juice startups like RAW Pressery give established beverage brands a run for their money?

      For Anuj Rakyan, a freak football injury in early 2013 turned out to be the genesis of a business idea.

      Doctors asked the former investment banker at Morgan Stanley to increase the intake of leafy vegetables, fruit and protein so that his calf muscles could heal quickly. The best way to do that, thought Rakyan, a vegetarian, would be to blend vegetables and fruit in a Norwalk press, a hydraulic juice presser.

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    2. Cii, Ibf launch social media account to improve Indo-China trade

      Cii, Ibf launch social media account to improve Indo-China trade

      The accounts were made on Wechat to improve interaction between the Indian and Chinese businesses and to stay updated with the latest industry news and trends.

      The CII and the India Business Forum (IBF) in Shanghai launched a social media account to provide “meaningful” interaction between the Indian and Chinese businesses and to stay updated with the latest industry news and trends.

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    3. Medinfi Raises $200K in Angel Funding from Reputed Professionals

      Medinfi Raises $200K in Angel Funding from Reputed Professionals

      Medinfi Healthcare Private Limited announced that it has raised approx. $2,00,000 (sR 1.5 Crores) of fresh angel funding from reputed professionals like Mudit Saxena (Senior Vice President, Genpact) and Evan Lim (Singapore). Existing Directors like Mr. Hemant Kaul (ex-CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance) and Dr. Ram Kumar Kakani (Professor, XLRI) have re-invested in this round of angel funding. With this funding, the company has so far raised more than USD 0.5 million (approx.

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    4. Fashion portal Voonik raises $3 mn in debt funding from InnoVen Capital

      Fashion portal Voonik raises $3 mn in debt funding from InnoVen Capital

      Home > Internet > Fashion portal Voonik raises $3 mn in debt funding from InnoVen Capital Fashion portal Voonik raises $3 mn in debt funding from InnoVen Capital | 0 Comments Voonik Technologies Pvt. Ltd, operator of an eponymous fashion marketplace, has raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in venture debt financing from InnoVen Capital.

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    5. Voonik raises $3 million in venture debt financing from Temasek-backed InnoVen Capital

      Voonik raises $3 million in venture debt financing from Temasek-backed InnoVen Capital

      The company will use the proceeds mainly for meeting its marketing costs—particularly towards its television commercials—according to Voonik’s chief executive, Sujayath Ali. NEW DELHI: Voonik Technologies, which owns and operates fashion ecommerce platform Voonik, has secured $3 million (about Rs 20 crore) in venture debt financing from InnoVen Capital, a little over a month after it closed its last equity funding round.

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    6. Amazon Launches Amazon Pantry Grocery Delivery Services in India!

      Amazon Launches Amazon Pantry Grocery Delivery Services in India!

      To jog your memory, Amazon India launched Amazon Kirana Now in Bengaluru in 2015 to take on the grocery delivery services in the city, and then launched Amazon Now in Bengaluru, a hyper-local delivery service for the city residents.

      All these initiatives from Amazon have been to provide the customers their daily essentials without the need for them to step out of their houses and plan their day accordingly.

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    7. GoDaddy Launches New App for Startups and Entrepreneurs

      GoDaddy Launches New App for Startups and Entrepreneurs

      Scottsdale-based GoDaddy Inc. has released a new set of features and services for empowering startups, entrepreneurs and emerging businesses worldwide. The new features include cloud servers and a new app called – Flare, for empowering small businesses. Also, new languages have been added to its investor mobile app. All these features are just a small effort of what the company is planning to offer for helping the small businesses globally.

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    8. Meet Spero, India’s First Crowdfunded Eco-Friendly Electric Bike

      Meet Spero, India’s First Crowdfunded Eco-Friendly Electric Bike

      The environment problem is real, and its high time that the citizens of the Earth start taking a stock of their actions and really do something to fish the world out of this crisis. It is for sure a problem that will take a long time to get solved but in order to reach there, the mankind needs to start with small-small steps everyday. Spero, India’s first crowdfunded eco-friendly electric bike is a step in that very direction.

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    9. Samsung Galaxy Note7 official photos, specifications and price leaked

      Samsung Galaxy Note7 official photos, specifications and price leaked

      In what seems like a mega leak, @onLeaks has revealed the biggest trove of official press photos of the Galaxy Note7 and the next generation Gear VR headset, leaving nothing to the imagination ahead of the August 2 global launch event.

      The Galaxy Note7 is one of the most anticipated phablets and leaks about the device started months ahead of the official launch event, which takes place on August 2.

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    10. Govt. Strikes Back – Asks Uber & Ola To Use Taxi Meters, Not GPS; Is Protectionism Going Too Far?

      Govt. Strikes Back – Asks Uber & Ola To Use Taxi Meters, Not GPS; Is Protectionism Going Too Far?

      Road and Transport Ministry is now asking taxi hailing apps Ola and Uber to ditch their usage of GPS for calculating fares and instead use the old fashioned taxi meters for the same.

      Reportedly, using GPS for calculating fares is against Motor Vehicles Act.

      An unnamed official from Transport Ministry shared, “Taxi aggregators are currently violating the law by measuring distance through GPS. The Motor Vehicles Act clearly says that they have to go by the taximeter.”

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    11. Now, Google Allows You to Share Paid Apps With Upto 6 People Through Family Library!

      Now, Google Allows You to Share Paid Apps With Upto 6 People Through Family Library!

      Apple iOS users will be familiar with Family Sharing feature that came out in iOS 8. It allows iOS users to share iTunes purchases with six members of one’s family. So once the devices are connected, one of the family members can keep a check on the apps purchased on the other device.

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    12. How Non-Funded Startups Can Expand Themselves In Current Scenario of Start-up Ecosystem

      How Non-Funded Startups Can Expand Themselves In Current Scenario of Start-up Ecosystem

      A Startup is an entrepreneurial endeavor which necessarily implies recently rising and quickly developing business. It is an organization that is intended to develop quickly. New ventures can come in all structures and sizes. The plan of action of an organization, the thought process and the viability of that idea makes it unique and renders supports of individuals put resources into it. Venture funding is an important aspect of entrepreneurship.

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    1. We have become modern now. Earlier recruitment in terrorist organizations was difficult. Technology has made this process easier. The cyber war is real and we have to understand that we are into it. We are bound to face more challenges but we are beginning to get prepared for it.
      By Kiren Rijiju
    2. Theirs is a closer synergy which will be vital for our endeavor to make India and other countries more secure.
      By Kiren Rijiju
    3. We are not addressing the problems of cyber-related crimes. The impact of cyber crime is more than that of a nuclear weapon. We need to address the problems with respect to cyber crimes effectively and it can crush the economy of the world.
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      By Joel Neoh
    5. Our goal is to transform the way people experience much more than just fitness, which is why this acquisition is significant. We are going to build on Groupon Indonesia's strong foundation and grow it further based on our experience and expertise.
      By Joel Neoh