Meet the five startups selected for Oracle’s accelerator programme

orcle_feA fin-tech company, an augmented reality solutions company and a mobile-first automated employee on-boarding platform are among the five startups selected by computer technology giant Oracle for the maiden edition of its startup accelerator programme. Christened Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Programme, it is a global startup accelerator initiative by Oracle with the Indian arm leading […] [...]

Ola may become the first licensed app-based cab aggregator in India

ola_feCab aggregator Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, is likely to get a licence from the Karnataka state road transport authority within a few days to operate app-based ride-hailing services in the state. This comes two months after the state government implemented the Karnataka On-demand Transportation Technology Aggregator Rules 2016 which mandates cab aggregators […] [...]

Voonik acqui-hires three startups to build premium e-commerce platform Vilara

Vilara2Fashion e-commerce aggregator Voonik Technologies Pvt. Ltd has acqui-hired Zohraa, a marketplace for designers and boutiques, to build its e-commerce platform for premium boutiques and independent designers Vilara. The firm also acqui-hired Styl, a salon and spa booking app, and Picksilk, an online silk store, to strengthen its technology, it said in a statement. In an […] [...]

Uber India CEO says market share same as Ola

Amit_Jain-2Cab-hailing firm Uber has as big a share in the Indian market as its main domestic rival Ola, a top executive at the US-based company has said, as the two companies engage in an intensifying battle for dominance in the rapidly growing sector. “We are as big as Ola with a 50% market share (in […] [...]