Startups and Tech

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella named Fortune's Businessperson of the Year 2019

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga and Jayshree Ullal, head of California-based computer networking company Arista are the other Indian-origin CEOs in the top 20 list.

Health food brand ‘And Nothing Else’ raises seed funding from Matrix Partners India

The startup will be using the funds raised to hire new talent and to build its own manufacturing capability.

Flipkart invests in customer engagement and rewards platform ‘EasyRewardz’

The company will use the funds to drive new product development and expand operations globally.

Swiggy sets up over 1000 cloud kitchens for its restaurant partners, invests Rs 250 cr

This announcement comes a few days after Swiggy CEO, Sriharsha Majety spoke about the company making significant investments in “pods” to solve for the supply gaps in the country.

FDA finds unlicensed cosmetics in Nykaa’s warehouse

While the cosmetic brand Bellezza Italia’s licence was surrendered in May 2018, FDA found products had stickers with a manufacturing date of June 2019.

Uber Chief Product Officer Manik Gupta quits

Manik Gupta, who joined the ride-hailing company in 2015 from Google, said his last working day will be December 13.

Facebook partners with WCD Ministry to boost digital literacy in India

"Together with Facebook, we want to build ways, in which we equip and educate people to help them make smarter choices online and learn about Internet safety," WCD Minister Irani said.

Infosys recognised as Karnataka IT Ratna for topping Rs 10,000 crore exports

Infosys was awarded for fiscal 2018-19 in STPI's Karnataka chapter at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019.

Wingreens Farms raises Rs 125 cr from responsAbility Investments, Sequoia India

The company has made its products available in 140 cities in the country and wants to take this number to 200.

Xiaomi plans to expand manufacturing in India, seeks more tax incentives from govt

Xiaomi, which already manufactures smartphones in the country, now wants to also manufacture product in other categories such as consumer electronics and durables.