Former Fidelity India executive Pratul Chopra joins Flipkart

Pratul-Chopra_feThe founder of carpooling app iRideShare and former head of marketing analytics at Fidelity India Pratul Chopra has joined Flipkart’s senior leadership team. At Fidelity, Chopra had worked under Nitin Seth, former country head of Fidelity in India and currently Flipkart’s chief operating officer. Chopra joined on Monday and will be part of strategy deployment. […]

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Cisco to buy IIT alumnus-founded AppDynamics for $3.7 bn

Jyoti Bansal, Founder and Chairman, AppDynamicsNetworking equipment giant Cisco Systems Inc has agreed to acquire San Francisco-based AppDynamics Inc, an application intelligence software company, for nearly $3.7 billion, in one of its largest deals in the past few years. Founded by IIT Delhi alumnus Jyoti Bansal in 2008, AppDynamics’ cloud application and business monitoring platform enables companies to improve application […]

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B2B packaging material marketplace Bizongo raises $3 mn from IDG, Accel

bizogoSmartpaddle Technology Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for packaging materials Bizongo, has raised $3 million (around Rs 20 crore) in Series A round of funding from IDG Ventures and existing investor Accel Partners. The Mumbai-based startup will use the money to expand its seller base, build automation, improve supply chain and […]

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IIT Delhi, WEE Foundation to help 45 women entrepreneurs

WEE FoundationAs many as 45 women entrepreneurs have been selected to be part of a three-month training programme under the Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Programme initiated by the WEE Foundation and IIT-Delhi. The free programme, slated to be launched at IIT Delhi on 1 October, will be conducted during weekends and include visits to various incubation […]

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Exclusive: Analytics startup IQLECT hires ex-Amazon & Flipkart exec Vaibhav Pandey

Vaibhav Pandey Analytics startup IQLECT Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, founded by former Jabong CTO Sachin Sinha, has appointed former Flipkart

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