Twishy Shahi

Singapore e27

A writer at heart, Twishy thinks that no idea is small and nothing is a mistake. Some of the great works come from beautiful mistakes that are perfectly imperfect. She believes in unearthing new talent and feels that genius can be written on a bar napkin too. Incisive reporting coupled with exceptional ideas has been the love of her life. When not writing, one can find her exploring the best places to hang out with loved ones.

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a geek since Oct 2014

Consumer

This food-tech startup uses IoT to bring your inner chef alive

Sure you can get food, but what about fresh, healthy gourmet meals? InnerChef wants to deliver them to your work or home
Jul 06, 2015

India’s Ola acquires its rival TaxiForSure for US$200M

With this acquisition, Ola becomes a leader in the taxi aggregator business in India edging out global giant Uber
Mar 02, 2015

Of passion and hard work: Housing.com’s Advitiya Sharma’s startup journey

“I strongly believe that incredible things happen when you take a step in the right direction,” says Housing.com Co-founder Advitiya Sharma
Feb 14, 2015

India’s Zomato acquires food portal Urbanspoon to enter United States

This is the restaurant search app’s sixth acquisition in the last six months, and is estimated to be around US$50 million to US$60 million
Jan 13, 2015
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eCommerce

This food-tech startup uses IoT to bring your inner chef alive

Sure you can get food, but what about fresh, healthy gourmet meals? InnerChef wants to deliver them to your work or home
Jul 06, 2015

Alibaba, Foxconn in talks to jointly invest $500M in Snapdeal

Sources say Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou convinced Alibaba’s Jack Ma to invest together, rather than separately
  Jun 17, 2015

India’s biggest food delivery marketplace is going global

foodpanda wants to expand services beyond its current 10,000 restaurants in over 170 cities in India
    Nov 24, 2014

Industry

This Bangladeshi startup doesn’t want you to get stuck in traffic ever again

Tired of complaining about traffic in Dhaka, the co-founders of GObd decided to solve this pain point.
Aug 04, 2015

While VCs fawn over India, a tech scene grows in Bangladesh

With more than 125 million mobile subscribers and 24.5 percent Internet penetration, this youthful country is brimming with opportunity.
Jul 02, 2015

Indian govt bans Xiaomi from selling, importing handsets: Report

The Delhi High Court has passed an ex parte injunction order against Xiaomi for infringing on Ericsson’s Standard Essential Patents
Dec 12, 2014

India has seen fewer exits as corporates want to build versus buy

Sanjay Nath of Nath of Blume Ventures talks about challenge of early-stage investment, dearth of exits, and the hype around e-commerce in India
Sep 12, 2014
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Internet

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Mobile

This food-tech startup uses IoT to bring your inner chef alive

Sure you can get food, but what about fresh, healthy gourmet meals? InnerChef wants to deliver them to your work or home
Jul 06, 2015

Booktrack adds movie-style soundtrack to e-books. Is this the future?

Would adding a soundtrack to e-books enhance the experience, or be too distracting? With $7 million in funding so far, investors are betting on the former
Mar 03, 2015

India’s Ola acquires its rival TaxiForSure for US$200M

With this acquisition, Ola becomes a leader in the taxi aggregator business in India edging out global giant Uber
Mar 02, 2015

Twitter acquires Indian mobile startup ZipDial

It increases Twitter’s investment in India and also brings the company a new engineering office in Bangalore
Jan 20, 2015

News

New Zealand’s Booktrack secures $5M in Series B to amplify e-books with music

Funding will be used to drive growth, acquire premium content and allow people to create and sell Booktrack titles through the marketplace
Jul 27, 2015

Alibaba, Foxconn in talks to jointly invest $500M in Snapdeal

Sources say Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou convinced Alibaba’s Jack Ma to invest together, rather than separately
  Jun 17, 2015

Foodpanda raises $100M funding led by Goldman Sachs

The funds will be used to expand foodpanda’s last-mile delivery operations and improve customer experience
    May 03, 2015

Ratan Tata is the first from India to invest in Xiaomi

Tata has taken a huge interest in the tech startup space with investments in several companies such as Paytm, Snapdeal, Bluestone, and Urban Ladder
  Apr 27, 2015
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Venture Capital

Angel investor Rehan Yar Khan raises over US$50M for maiden VC fund

The VC fund, Orios Venture Partners, will invest in early-stage tech companies from Seed to Series A and B, with the investments ranging from US$82K to US$3.3M
Aug 22, 2014

Urban Ladder secures US$20M in round led by Steadview Capital

Existing investors SAIF Partners and Kalaari Capital also participated in the Series B funding, which will be used to boost the team
  Jul 18, 2014

Tech in India received over 60 investments in first half of 2014

The country attracted investments worth US$4.93 billion by private equity and venture capital players in January-June this year
Jul 05, 2014

How can India and Southeast Asia join forces?

So far inclined towards the West for raising funds and expansion, Indian startups have now begun to see SEA as a potential market
  Jun 11, 2014

Accelerators

Billion Dollar Babies programme for Indian product startups

The new program by TiE Silicon Valley aims to help scale Indian startups globally to reach $1 billion in value
Dec 19, 2014

Meet the 11 startups handpicked for GSF India’s Global Accelerator Program

The startups, selected from a pool of more than 500 applicants, are from across the world; they were chosen for their vision to go global
Oct 14, 2014

Social Media

Twitter acquires Indian mobile startup ZipDial

It increases Twitter’s investment in India and also brings the company a new engineering office in Bangalore
Jan 20, 2015