Nikita Peer

India Tech in Asia

Reporter at Tech in Asia.

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a geek since Apr 2015

Health

These engineers founded a startup to save their kids from pesticides and just raised $1M

Both founders had recently become fathers and were averse to exposing their daughters to any products that had chemicals in them - but they couldn’t find any place [Read More...]
Jul 21, 2015

1 in every 5 Indians is obese — this startup gains VC muscle to change that

The app that wants to "democratize healthy living" includes a database of Indian food, an exercise tracker, and an online support community
Jul 04, 2015

Good karma: This startup raises more funding to bring doctors to India’s vast rural poor

There’s a pressing need to provide the rural population with access to quality and affordable services: Karma Healthcare is trying to bridge this gap with the help of [Read More...]
May 18, 2015

Indian startup that recommends cheap drug alternatives gets $6M in funding, rebrands itself

HealthKartPlus (now 1mg) finds the generic drug equivalents for commonly prescribed brand-name drugs and compares the costs of each, as well as sells pharmaceuticals
Apr 29, 2015

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Snapdeal raises blockbuster $500M funding to fight other e-commerce bigwigs

Snapdeal's latest funding round could see the Indian e-commerce giant gain significant market share in what has become a highly competitive industry.
    Aug 18, 2015

These engineers founded a startup to save their kids from pesticides and just raised $1M

Both founders had recently become fathers and were averse to exposing their daughters to any products that had chemicals in them - but they couldn’t find any place [Read More...]
Jul 21, 2015

Hiring tech talent? This Indian startup bags $7.5M to assess programmers on your behalf

Almost 90 percent of companies with more than 1,000 employees can't find the tech hires needed to power innovation - this is how HackerRank solves this growing pain point
Jul 15, 2015

Indian startup raises funding to build a Yelp for childcare services

Ever been frustrated at the lack of easy-to-find childcare options? Thankfully, BabyChakra is addressing this pressing pain point for the Indian market
Jun 22, 2015
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India wants to be a leader in visual recognition. These startups are leading the way

Here are some ‘PrinGital’ – print and digital – startups from India disrupting the visual recognition industry
May 31, 2015