We went through near-death experience many times, says Nutanix founder

Dheeraj-PandeyThough Dheeraj Pandey is fairly well known and connected among the who’s who of the tech industry, he hit headlines in his home country only late last year. Cloud computing firm Nutanix, which Pandey co-founded seven years ago in Silicon Valley, exceeded market expectations during its Nasdaq debut in September to hit a $5 billion […]

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500 Startups’ India VC fund flounders again; Pankaj Jain quits firm

Pankaj Jain500 Startups, a Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator and early-stage venture capital fund house, has hit the pause button on its $25 million fund, Kulfi, focused on India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The fund decided to put its India plans on hold due to regulatory and taxation issues, a spokesperson from 500 Startups told The Economic […]

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How incubators in India are helping startups grow

For-Startup-Incubators-Story_people-coffee-tea-meeting_feFor Anand Shahani, founding WedMeGood, an online wedding planning portal, in 2014 was just the beginning. Within a few months, he realised that he needed networking and mentoring to take the business in the right direction. After much deliberation, he decided to knock at the doors of 91SpringBoard, a Delhi-base co-working space and incubation center. […]

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Content delivery firm WittyParrot secures seed funding from Mumbai Angels, others

Seed_funding_shah_feWittyParrot, a cloud-based content delivery platform has raised Rs 3 crore ($450,000) in seed investment from Mumbai Angels and a few Silicon Valley-based angel investors. The startup will use the funds to expand its sales team grow its footprint in the US and India, Anil Jwalanna, co-founder and chief executive of WittyParrot said in a […]

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Companies can’t have long-term life without digital roadmap: Ram Charan

Ram CharanEvery company that has a vision needs to be digitised because there is no long-term life without a digital roadmap, says renowned coach, speaker and author Ram Charan. And, for being relevant in the digital age, more investments are needed in technologies than focus on cheaper costs. In an exclusive conversation with Techcircle, Charan says […]

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Co-working space Z Nation Lab shortlists 13 startups for its bootcamp

Z Nation Lab, a Mumbai-based co-working space provider and startup accelerator, has launched a startup bootcamp programme for firms in the internet, analytics, smart technologies, edu-tech, agro-tech, mobile, and machine learning domains. The programme will allow the shortlisted startups to interact with a team of experienced technology veterans, venture capital partners, pitch coaches and subject […]

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