Current Affairs

May 2019 Part 3

▶ IRCTC pulls up RailYatri, TravelKhana over online food ordering services https://4-2.co/2DR49kJ

 

▶ India second most affected country due to cyber attacks: report https://4-2.co/2Ya8asj

 

Shoppers Stop to get back on Amazon.in through its subsidiary https://4-2.co/2Lnvy3Q

 

Samsung to invest $360 Mn in India to manufacture components, Li-ion batteries https://4-2.co/2vB0l2A

 

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Founders

Company Founder
Samsung Lee Byung-chul
Amazon Jeff Bezos
Travelkhana Pushpinder Singh
Shopperstop  K Raheja Corp Group
Railyatri Manish Rathi

Manish Rathi

Lee Byung-chul

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▶ Jennifer Lopez, Malaika Arora invest in fitness startup SARVA https://4-2.co/2WjdHMo

 

▶ Will social media Cos let EC disclose problematic content in RTI inquiries? https://4-2.co/2VETGmC

 

▶ Could face a shortage of minerals needed to make batteries, says Tesla https://4-2.co/2Y9WhCF

 

Edtech Startup BYJU’S Says It Is Profitable On Full-Year Basis

Founders

Company Founder
Tesla Elon Musk
SARVA Sarvesh Shashi
Zomato Deepinder Goyal
BYJUS Byju Raveendran

Deepinder Goyal, Zomato

BYJU Raveendran, BYJUS

Sarvesh Shashi, SARVA fitness

Founders

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Tiger Global leads $50 Mn Series C round in SaaS startup Zenoti https://4-2.co/2Y1w7BY

 

Ola plans to raise an additional $300 Mn as part of Series J round https://4-2.co/2XYlhMR

 

▶ Pesto’s mission of upskilling 5.2 Mn engineers gets $2 Mn funding boost from Matrix & Angel Investors

https://4-2.co/2DKpyMa

 

▶ Panned for its treatment of drivers, Uber says will pay for their education https://4-2.co/2DEZJgr

 

Founders

Company Founder
Ola Bhavish Aggarwal CEO
Ankit Bhati CTO
Uber Travis Kalanick
Tiger Global Julian Robertson
Matrix Partners Paul Ferri
Zenoti Sudheer Koneru

Founders

Travis Kalanick

Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati

Paul Ferri

Julian Robertson

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▶ Automation of warehouses still a decade away, says Amazon’s robotics chief https://4-2.co/2LiTmWG

 

▶ Hyundai to deploy electric cars in Ola’s fleet by 2021 https://4-2.co/2VCaKts

 

Google to now allow users to auto-delete their location and web history https://4-2.co/2VDboXv

 

 

 

Founders

Company Founder
Amazon Jeff Bezos
Google Larry Page, Sergey Brin

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▶ Exports by Amazon’s Indian sellers hit $1 Bn, to touch $5Bn by 2023 https://4-2.co/2VBTkNf

 

UPI digital payments cross $20 Bn but transactions fall https://4-2.co/2DD6zTF

 

▶ To fend off Reliance threat, Flipkart turns to Kirana stores for smartphone sales https://4-2.co/2DHCiTN

 

 

▶ Myntra-Jabong will operate independently of Flipkart, says Walmart exec Judith McKenna

https://4-2.co/2vtKSB1

 

Apple’s long-term India plans include cheaper iPhones, retail stores: CEO Tim Cook

https://4-2.co/2vumzmF

 

Blockchain this week: US-based Blockfi expands to India and more https://4-2.co/2Lp9k1A

 

 

Founders

Company Founder
Myntra Mukesh Bansal, Vineet Saxena, Ashutosh Lawania
Jabong  Arun Chandra Mohan, Praveen Sinha, Lakshmi Potluri and Manu Kumar Jain
Flipkart Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal
Blockfi Zac Prince, Flori Marquez
Apple Steve Jobs, Steve Woznaik

Mukesh Bansal, Vineet Saxena,Ashutosh Lawania

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▶ Ola, Flipkart set to enter lending market with credit cards https://4-2.co/2GSbNNB

 

Jungle Ventures makes first close of $175 Mn third fund https://4-2.co/2DIChiG

 

PhonePe’s new keyboard allows users to make payments from any mobile app https://4-2.co/2GS8tC7

 

InCred closes Series A round with nearly $86 Mn in funding https://4-2.co/2J3A8BB

 

 

 

Founders

Company Founder
Flipkart Sachin Bansal & Binny Bansal
Jungle Ventures Amit Anand and Anurag Srivastava
InCred Anshu Jain
Phonepe Sameer Nigam

Founders

Anshu Jain

Sameer Nigam

Amit Anand and Anurag Srivastava

Sachin Bansal & Binny Bansal

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Justdial scrambles to plug multiple leaks as reviewer data goes public https://4-2.co/2JafqjD

 

Spotify reports Q1 2019 results, adds 2 Mn users in India https://4-2.co/2vsPp6K

 

AI-based voice assistant startup MiHup raises $1.7 Mn in Series A round https://4-2.co/2J4n7b2

 

▶ Real estate veterans raise funds for Coliving startup Housr https://4-2.co/2WcYlsZ

 

 

Founders

Company Founder
Justdial VSS Mani
Spotify Daniel Ek, Martin Lorentzon
MiHup Biplab Chakraborty, Sandipan Chattopadhyay, Sandipan Mandal, Tapan Barman
Housr Deepak Anand

LOGOS

Founders

Martin Lorentzon, Daniel Ek

Deepak Anand

Sachin Bansal invests $2.86 Mn in Milkbasket via BAC Acquisitions https://4-2.co/2GS1BVi

 

Amazon Pay marks its foray in P2P payments via its UPI handle https://4-2.co/2J8nMbv

 

Paytm’s brand new feature promises to ease recurring payments https://4-2.co/2DEzEyf

 

▶ Industrial IoT startup Altizon raises $7 Mn from TVS Motors, others https://4-2.co/2GQcA1s

 

 

Founders

Company Founder
Milkbasket Anant Goel
Amazonpay Jeff Bezos
Paytm Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Altizon  Vinay Nathan

Founders

Jeff Bezos, Amazon

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Paytm

Vinay Nathan, Altizon

Anant Goel, MilkBasket

LOGOS

▶ Indian govt to standardise its social media spending https://4-2.co/2vpT2dP

 

Amazon spent $1.7 Bn on making original music and video content in Q1 2019 https://4-2.co/2vlIqg7

 

▶ WhatsApp cannibalising Facebook, Instagram revenues, says Zuckerberg https://4-2.co/2GMyUch

 

Walmart’s latest ‘Lab’ showcases the future of retail https://4-2.co/2XPdZuJ

 

 

Founders

Company Founder
Amazon Jeff Bezos
Instagram Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger
Walmart Sam Walton

Founders

Sam Walton

Jeff Bezos

Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger

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