Tag Archives: Bengaluru

Google to mentor 10 startups in Bengaluru from October 14

BENGALURU: Google on Wednesday announced to kick-start third class of its three-month “Launchpad Accelerator India” programme from October 14 here with a line-up of 10 fresh startups. Similar to the two previous classes, these startups will get access to mentorship from Google teams and industry experts, free support, Cloud credits and more, the company said in a statement. The startups will undergo an intensive ... Read More »

Job cuts in Deutsche Bank: From NYC to Bengaluru, employees’ careers end in an envelope, a hug and a cab ride

A Deutsche Bank employee in Bengaluru told Reuters that he and several colleagues were told first thing that their jobs were going. (Reuters) Summoned by HR to be handed a Deutsche Bank envelope, many of its staff across the world then left their desks for the last time on Monday, shown the door by their German employer within hours of ... Read More »

Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai start-ups received nearly 80% of funding deals in last 5 years

Key highlights: Over the last five years, 79% of the funding deals went to start-ups based in these three cities Bengaluru and Delhi claiming the majority of the country’s 10 unicorns Bengaluru had the greatest number of deals over the past five years in India at 30% Start-ups in Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai together claim three-fourths of India’s start-up deals. Over the last five ... Read More »

OnePlus Experience Store Opens This Saturday in Bengaluru

Chinese mobile startup OnePlus has announced the opening of its first offline ‘Experience Store’ in Bengaluru, India. Taking a cue from other Chinese mobile manufacturers like Xiaomi, OnePlus is entering the Indian offline market space, sort of. The new OnePlus store will allow buyers to touch and experience the OnePlus handsets before making a purchase there. OnePlus India is also ... Read More »

Apple Partner Wistron Said to Seek Permission to Expand Bengaluru Smartphone Parts Plant

Smartphone component maker Wistron Corp, which counts Apple Inc among its customers, has applied for permission to expand its plant in Bengaluru, a high-ranking regional government official said on Monday. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer has also requested that its application be fast-tracked, the official at the state government of Karnataka told Reuters. The move comes less than two weeks after ... Read More »

Bengaluru young adults develop vPledge App for Social causes

generation education startup AcadGild on Saturday released social app vPledge advanced with the aid of its teenage students, 12-yr-antique Prateek Mahesh and 13-12 months-old Priyal Jain. vPledge stimulates most people to choose up and fulfil social reasons like plant 10 bushes, donate food to ten people, the usage of public transport best and others. “I wanted to develop an app, ... Read More »

Apple declares iOS App layout and development Accelerator in Bengaluru

Apple on Wednesday introduced it might set up a design and improvement Accelerator in Bengaluru for iOS apps, with the aims to help “support engineering talent” and “boost up increase” in India’s developer community. The business enterprise stated the improvement centre is planned to open in early 2017. Calling Bengaluru the “domestic of India’s startup scene,” the business enterprise in ... Read More »

Uber Opens Engineering Centre in Bengaluru

Transportation aggregator Uber on Thursday inaugurated its first engineering centre in Bengaluru, which also happens to be its first in Asia. “There are very unique technical challenges that are specific to India. The network capabilites, the cash payment system that we pioneered here. The initial team mission is to make the India service great,” said Thuan Pham, Chief Technology Officer, ... Read More »

Ola, Uber Bike Taxis Seized by Regional Transport Authority in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government on Saturday seized five two-wheeler taxis belonging to app-based cab aggregators Uber and Ola for violating the Motor Vehicles Act and operating without requisite permissions. “They (UberMoto and Ola Bike) did not make any application so it is a violation of the Motor Vehicles Act. That’s why we have taken action against them. We have seized some ... Read More »

Ola and Uber Launch Bike Taxi Services in Bengaluru

On demand transportation providers Ola and Uber have announced the launch of bike taxi pilots in Bengaluru on the same day, starting at a minimum fare of Rs. 15, for UberMoto, and Rs. 30 for Ola Bikes. UberMoto has been launched at Rs. 3 per kilometre, and Rs. 1 per minute of trip time, while Ola bikes are available at ... Read More »