Indian Startup News http://www.venturegali.com Indian Startup News - Venture Gali delivers to you your daily fix of startup news. Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:45:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 http://www.venturegali.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-venture-gali-favicon-32x32.jpg Indian Startup News http://www.venturegali.com 32 32 How to buy Bitcoin in India? http://www.venturegali.com/2017/11/25/how-to-buy-bitcoin-in-india/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/11/25/how-to-buy-bitcoin-in-india/#comments Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:20:05 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=752 Cryptocurrency has turned out to be the asset class with the highest return in the year so far and given the kind of returns, it is highly unlikely that any other asset class will come close to dethroning Bitcoin in the remaining month of the year. To talk about the astronomical growth of the bitcoin, […]

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Solving this puzzle can earn you 4.87 Bitcoin! http://www.venturegali.com/2017/10/23/solving-puzzle-can-earn-4-87-bitcoin/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/10/23/solving-puzzle-can-earn-4-87-bitcoin/#comments Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:40:22 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=747 For those of you who have heard about the bitcoin and the blockchain would be aware that Bitcoin is currently at an all-time high level of $6,000 which brings it’s market cap at $ 100 billion at the time this post is being written. For the people who like to look at returns, Bitcoin is […]

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What is Blockchain and what Industries will it disrupt? http://www.venturegali.com/2017/06/26/what-is-blockchain-and-what-industries-will-it-disrupt/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/06/26/what-is-blockchain-and-what-industries-will-it-disrupt/#comments Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:56:28 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=735 While Bitcoins have been around for a while but a lot of people are still unaware of the underlying technology that makes the cryptocurrency possible. The underlying technology is called a blockchain and is brilliantly explained in this image by Blockgeeks. In simple terms, think of a database that automatically updates itself whenever a change is […]

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The Ansoff Matrix for Life http://www.venturegali.com/2017/06/25/ansoff-matrix-life/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/06/25/ansoff-matrix-life/#respond Sun, 25 Jun 2017 08:50:27 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=730 For those of you who aren’t aware about what an Ansoff Matrix is, it can be defined as a strategic planning tool that provides a framework to help executives, senior managers, and marketers devise strategies for future growth. It is named after Russian American Igor Ansoff, who came up with the concept. Sometimes called the […]

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Benefits of Taking Business Loans Online http://www.venturegali.com/2017/06/16/benefits-taking-business-loans-online/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/06/16/benefits-taking-business-loans-online/#respond Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:42:51 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=726 Many SME businesses in India need access to credit at one point in their operations. Although this is clear to different lending institutions, it still doesn’t make getting loans for business any easier. Technology has come to revolutionise different areas including lending and borrowing. Now, you can get these loans online and hassle-free. There are […]

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Y Combinator releases new podcast to help startups http://www.venturegali.com/2017/05/19/y-combinator-launches-releases-new-podcast-help-startups/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/05/19/y-combinator-launches-releases-new-podcast-help-startups/#respond Fri, 19 May 2017 18:12:55 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=722 Y Combinator, the place that is considered to provide startups with a higher than normal chance to succeed has also been known to provide resources for all the startups that it cannot mentor. Founded in 2005 by Paul Graham, Sam Altman and others, Y Combinator is considered to be toughest place to get in for […]

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Things that will help you become an original thinker http://www.venturegali.com/2017/05/18/5-things-will-help-become-original-thinker/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/05/18/5-things-will-help-become-original-thinker/#respond Thu, 18 May 2017 16:57:02 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=719 The best business leaders are more than just smart and confident. They’re truly original thinkers. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk didn’t just have really cool ideas. They approached the business of running a company and building a brand differently than most, unafraid to color outside the lines and shake up traditional ways of thinking. Successful, influential leaders are […]

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Duo is a personal AI assistant for your home! http://www.venturegali.com/2017/04/06/duo-personal-ai-computer-home/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/04/06/duo-personal-ai-computer-home/#respond Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:11:14 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=712 Have you ever wanted to be Iron Man? If not for the swag then for Jarvis – the really handy, extremely intelligent and uber cool AI? The day I saw Jarvis in the movie, I knew that it wasn’t going to stay sci-fi for long and it certainly did not. While a number of Artificial […]

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Superscreen turns your phone into a 10.1” tablet screen! http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/24/superscreen-turns-phone-large-screen/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/24/superscreen-turns-phone-large-screen/#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:46:09 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=704 The one reason that the smartphone business took off was because of the ease of accessibility to get so much done on a 4 to 5-inch screens. While companies have now come up with a new now old segment of phablets i.e. smartphones with greater than 6-inch screen size, they tend to be bulky and […]

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Lofree wireless keyboard is a typewriter esque keyboard with a ton of features! http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/22/lofree-wireless-keyboard/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/22/lofree-wireless-keyboard/#respond Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:10:34 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=699 As the laptops are getting thinner and thinner, the feel of the keyboard is deteriorating as well. Gone are the days when the keyboards felt ergonomically pleasant to use causing no stress injuries to the hand even if used for long periods of time. While people who heavily rely on the usage of a keyboard […]

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Eye iPhone case gives the phone a dual display Android-iOS Pair http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/21/eye-iphone-case-ios-android-dual/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/21/eye-iphone-case-ios-android-dual/#respond Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:56:00 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=696 If you ask ten random people which mobile operating system do they prefer, it will be pretty even between iOS and Android. There might be a heated argument amongst the ten culminating into a mob fight because that’s how strongly today people feel about the mobile phone they use. While the Android vs iOS debate […]

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PayTM goes international – Launches PayTm Bill Payment in Canada! http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/17/paytm-international-bill-payment-canada/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/17/paytm-international-bill-payment-canada/#respond Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:27:17 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=675 PayTM has started its global expansion. While PayTM started out in Canada in the year 2014 with a two-member team, today that entity is 55-member strong and works on software, data and machine learning for mobile wallet payments. Becoming one of the few Indian start-ups to make a global entry, online mobile wallet major Paytm […]

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Snap Inc. rocks the NYSE – Rises 44% on opening day. http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/03/snap-inc-ipo-rises-44-percent/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/03/snap-inc-ipo-rises-44-percent/#respond Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:49:28 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=668 Today is one of those days that the mainstream will look back on and analyse to death. Today was the day that ‘the biggest IPO of 2017’ hit the market. Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, debuted to much fanfare on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, closing at $24.48 a share – 44 […]

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Hyperloop One India Vision promises DEL-MUM in 80 minutes http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/01/hyperloop-one-india-vision/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/03/01/hyperloop-one-india-vision/#respond Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:09:27 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=664 Hyperloop One, a startup based in the US which wants to revolutionize the way the world travels has shared it’s grand vision for India. For those of you unaware as to what Hyperloop One is, here is a video that demonstrates what are they looking to achieve: Looks amazing right? The concept that is a […]

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Stayzilla – India’s AirBnB shuts shop! http://www.venturegali.com/2017/02/27/stayzilla-indias-airbnb-shuts-shop/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/02/27/stayzilla-indias-airbnb-shuts-shop/#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:25:34 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=661 It hasn’t been a rosy 2017 so far for the startup ecosystem in India. While the unicorns are constantly struggling to raise funds at their valuations, there are other well-funded startups that are shutting shop. Stayzilla is the most recent casualty. Stayzilla, a company who claimed to be ‘India’s largest homestay network’ has shut down […]

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Jio hits 100M users in 170 days & plans to offer Jio Prime Membership http://www.venturegali.com/2017/02/22/jio-hits-100m-users-170-days-plans-offer-jio-prime-membership/ http://www.venturegali.com/2017/02/22/jio-hits-100m-users-170-days-plans-offer-jio-prime-membership/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:04:30 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=657 Reliance Jio’s commercial launch in September 2016 sent shockwaves through the telecom industry in India. Mukesh Ambani-led venture has set a world record when it comes to acquiring users. The service acquired 16 Million subscribers in the first month of its operation. It moved on to acquire 50 Million subscribers in just 83 days from launch, another […]

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Nintendo Switch is a gaming console that is absolutely portable http://www.venturegali.com/2016/10/20/nintendo-switch-portable-gaming-console/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/10/20/nintendo-switch-portable-gaming-console/#respond Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:50:41 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=647 Nintendo has just launched a new gaming console by the name of Nintendo Switch. The name of the console is true to its major USP – being able to switch and be portable. In a video released by the company, the Nintendo switch does what every game has always wanted – play the same game […]

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MakeMyTrip to buy rival Ibibo India Travel business for $720 million http://www.venturegali.com/2016/10/18/makemytrip-buy-rival-ibibo/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/10/18/makemytrip-buy-rival-ibibo/#respond Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:24:15 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=643 The online travel agency (OTA) space in India has just had one of its biggest consolidations yet. South Africa’s Naspers and China’s Tencent Holdings are selling ibibo Group to MakeMyTrip in exchange for an issuance of new shares by MakeMyTrip (listed on NASDAQ), the company said in a statement. Naspers-TenCent combine will become the single […]

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MODI is a modular kit for your DIY IoT and robotic creations http://www.venturegali.com/2016/10/18/modi-modular-kit-iot/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/10/18/modi-modular-kit-iot/#respond Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:21:59 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=639 Welcome to a more connected world. Internet of Things is one of the fastest growing domains in the technology world right now. While there are a lot of concept ideas that people keep talking about and developing videos of, IoT is still very nascent. IoT is a domain which can help provide each and every […]

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Modal VR is a VR ecosystem in a league of its own! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/10/16/modal-vr-vr-ecosystem-league/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/10/16/modal-vr-vr-ecosystem-league/#respond Sat, 15 Oct 2016 20:37:06 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=634 The age of VR (Virtual Reality) headsets is well and truly here. With the launch of Playstation VR just last week, the gaming industry has been given a huge boost to develop for the platform. While there are a lot of VR headsets that you see today, most of them compatible with your android devices, […]

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Startup Patterns provides you with curated startup lessons http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/29/startup-patterns-curated-startup-lessons/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/29/startup-patterns-curated-startup-lessons/#respond Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:19:10 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=629 For a startup founder, it is essential that he keeps reading and learning on a daily basis. While learning by making mistakes is the most common mantra most people will talk about, sometimes it is more useful to learn from experiences of others. It could prevent you from making decisions that could pivot your startup […]

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Walmart, Flipkart to partner up against growing Amazon in India? http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/27/walmart-flipkart-partner-amazon-india/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/27/walmart-flipkart-partner-amazon-india/#respond Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:56:09 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=623 Can Flipkart and Walmart take the fight to Amazon in India? It is turning out to be a tough year for Flipkart. The investors have continuously lowered the valuation of the company from an all-time high of $15 billion in July 2015. The days of ‘If you are willing to sell diapers online, an investor […]

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EdTech startup EduKart acqui-hired by PayTM. http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/26/edu-tech-edukart-acqui-hired-paytm/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/26/edu-tech-edukart-acqui-hired-paytm/#respond Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:02:53 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=619 Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s PayTM has acqui-hired (or buying out a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff) edtech (Education & Technology) startup Earth Education Valley. The startup runs an online education platform, EduKart, which is based out of Delhi. The entire team, including the founders of EduKart, will be joining PayTM. Ishan Gupta, […]

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Startup Pitch Deck – Learn to build one using decks that raised $400 Mn+ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/07/startup-pitch-deck-learn-build/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/07/startup-pitch-deck-learn-build/#respond Tue, 06 Sep 2016 18:37:19 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=611 Anyone who has ever worked on a startup will understand that building the ‘perfect’ startup pitch deck is one of the most difficult tasks. One needs to keep in mind that the deck is crisp. It needs to engage the audience who happens to be your potential investor as well as it needs to put […]

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Mark Zuckerberg – Quotes from the King of Social Media! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/04/mark-zuckerberg-quotes/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/09/04/mark-zuckerberg-quotes/#respond Sun, 04 Sep 2016 07:05:51 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=605 Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t need any sort of introduction. He has been an inspiration to many and still continues to be. With more than a 1/7th of the world population using his products, there is no doubt that he is doing things the right way. While the recent SpaceX rocket explosion was a setback for Facebook […]

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Flipkart tests international waters – opens up office in the Bay Area http://www.venturegali.com/2016/08/12/flipkart-opens-office-bay-area/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/08/12/flipkart-opens-office-bay-area/#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:34:59 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=600 Without any hullaballoo, Flipkart has opened an office in Palo Alto, California. If it wasn’t for the Chief Technology Officer, Peeyush Ranjan, who posted a tweet with pictures stating, most of the world wouldn’t even have come to know that something of the sort is happening. The pictures in which the co-founders of Flipkart and […]

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Flipkart beats Snapdeal to buy Jabong for just $70Mn! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/07/28/flipkart-beats-snapdeal-buy-jabong-just-70mn/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/07/28/flipkart-beats-snapdeal-buy-jabong-just-70mn/#respond Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:59:22 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=595 Flipkart has just snatched Jabong from under Snapdeal’s nose. While the startup world was abuzz with the problems marring Jabong and how it was supposed to eventually fall in either Flipkart or Snapdeal’s kitty, Snapdeal was ahead in terms of the odds of the deal going through. What sent the social media world in a […]

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Kukie Bot for Messenger recommends resources for your startup http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/29/kukie-bot-messenger-recommends-resources/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/29/kukie-bot-messenger-recommends-resources/#comments Wed, 29 Jun 2016 04:09:46 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=582 The bots are taking over! While there have been a number of bots services that have existed for a while Facebook’s implementation of bots into the messenger has been the real game changer. Ever since Facebook announced that messenger will support bots, the volume of the bots being developed has exploded. From NBA to CNN […]

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LendingKart Raises Rs. 205 Cr. funding in Series B Round! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/28/lendingkart-series-b-funding/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/28/lendingkart-series-b-funding/#respond Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:37:44 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=577 LendingKart, an online Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) lending firm has raised Rs. 205 Crore ($32 million) in funding. The Series B round of funding was led by Bertelsmann India Investments (BII). The round also had participation from Darrin Capital Management as well as existing investors, namely, Mayfield India, Saama Capital, and India Quotient. With this […]

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Startup India to be revamped to swell participation! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/23/startup-india-revamped/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/23/startup-india-revamped/#comments Thu, 23 Jun 2016 04:22:18 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=570 It has been just a few months, five, to be precise when Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Startup India’ initiative. While the move was applauded by all stakeholders with a number of regulations removed and new rules being incorporated to increase the ease of doing business. In a recent review meeting, it was found out […]

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How Nikesh Arora Stepping down will affect the Indian startup ecosystem http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/22/nikesh-arora-steps-down/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/22/nikesh-arora-steps-down/#respond Wed, 22 Jun 2016 04:59:19 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=567 The news that Nikesh Arora has resigned as the President of SoftBank came in yesterday and ever since there has been a lot of debate on how exactly will his departure affect the startup ecosystem in India. While there appears to be a divide in terms of people who are saddened by the news and […]

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Booking Portal Cleartrip raises funds from existing investors! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/22/booking-portal-cleartrip-raises-fresh/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/22/booking-portal-cleartrip-raises-fresh/#respond Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:10:42 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=564 Online travel and hotel booking platform, Cleartrip has just raised a fresh round of funding from its existing investors. US-based Concur Technologies and Gund Investment also took part in the funding round as per an executive at Cleartrip. Speaking about the funding, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and President, Samyukth Sridharan stated: On the funding side […]

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Flipkart to Shut Down Image Search & Ping Chat! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/20/flipkart-shut-image-search-ping-chat/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/20/flipkart-shut-image-search-ping-chat/#respond Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:05:54 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=556 Ever since e-commerce has gone mainstream, Flipkart has been trying to innovate new products to engage its customers. Unfortunately, more often than not the things they come up with seem to be failing after a few months of hullaballoo. Today, Flipkart issued a statement saying that two features which were launched last year, Flipkart Ping and […]

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Best Quotes from Peter Thiel’s Zero To One! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/11/best-quotes-peter-thiel-zero-one/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/06/11/best-quotes-peter-thiel-zero-one/#respond Sat, 11 Jun 2016 16:20:45 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=552 Peter Thiel is an inspiration to many. He might not be as enigmatic as Elon Musk but the PayPal co-founder certainly has a mind to understand the next big thing in tech. The proof of his understanding of technology is his early investment in Facebook most of which he took out once Facebook was listed […]

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Oyo Rooms clocks 15x YoY growth, claims profitability! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/11/oyo-rooms-clocks-15x-yoy-growth/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/11/oyo-rooms-clocks-15x-yoy-growth/#respond Wed, 11 May 2016 07:57:34 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=543 In what will be music to the ears of startup enthusiasts in India, the unicorn of the budget hotel business, Oyo Rooms, has turned profitable! Though the key financial data has not been shared by the company, the news in itself is huge and will give investors in the country hope of eventually getting a good […]

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Jeff Bezos’ quotes that outline his success recipe http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/10/jeff-bezos-quotes-outline-success-recipe/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/10/jeff-bezos-quotes-outline-success-recipe/#respond Tue, 10 May 2016 11:55:48 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=536 Jeff Bezos is one of those few rear people in the world if not the only one ever to go from being ‘Person of the year’ of TIME magazine in 1999 to being asked for ‘proof by analysts that Amazon is not going bankrupt’ in a span of 14 months. While there are many who […]

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Pavlok shock clock wearable helps you wake up on time everyday! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/06/pavlok-shock-clock-wearable/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/06/pavlok-shock-clock-wearable/#respond Fri, 06 May 2016 11:19:03 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=530 How many times in a month do you get up to an alarm and hit the snooze button and go back to sleep? 5 times at least will be a safe guess. In that sleepy state those extra ten minutes of sleep might not appear much but it significantly increases the stress level. Those ten […]

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Bitcoin creator is finally unmasked as an Australian computer scientist! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/02/craig-wright-satoshi-nakamoto-bitcoin/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/02/craig-wright-satoshi-nakamoto-bitcoin/#respond Mon, 02 May 2016 09:42:02 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=525 The truth is finally out. After years and years of speculation, the creator of the famous cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has finally been unmasked. Many people who have been following news related to bitcoin will be aware of a ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ being wrongly identified as the founder of the cryptocurrency which is now banned in many parts […]

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Noizio plays ambient background sounds to help you concentrate! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/02/noizio-plays-ambient-sounds/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/05/02/noizio-plays-ambient-sounds/#respond Mon, 02 May 2016 08:28:03 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=521 Anything extraordinary that has ever been achieved by anyone has required the utmost amount of concentration. Be it something at work or something you want to achieve or change in your personal life, concentrated effort is a key factor to make it happen. As we humans adapt to the hustle bustle of the city, it […]

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CouponDunia gets a revamp & now offers cashback to its customers! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/28/coupondunia-now-offers-cashback/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/28/coupondunia-now-offers-cashback/#respond Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:35:51 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=516 India’s most popular discount hunting website CouponDunia has tweaked its business strategy and is now looking to offer cashback to its customers along with the discount coupons it already offers. CouponDunia will offer cashback over and above any deal that the user gets through the coupon codes. It appears that CouponDunia wants to revamp its […]

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HOVR helps you to burn calories unconsciously while sitting! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/27/hovr-burn-calories-sitting/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/27/hovr-burn-calories-sitting/#respond Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:31:46 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=510 In this technology age, there is either a software or a hardware to do almost everything for us. While these software or hardware devices are doing most of our jobs for us, what do we do? Sit on our desks and build some more devices or make use of the available tech to create something […]

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5 Traits every successful entrepreneur has in common! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/26/5-traits-successful-entrepreneurs/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/26/5-traits-successful-entrepreneurs/#respond Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:11:59 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=503 While many do believe that success is about doing the right thing at the right time, the rule doesn’t really apply in these modern times. In today’s fast-paced world where an idea you are working on has already begun rolling out in some other part of the world, waiting for the right time is foolish. […]

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Forest – This app helps you stay focused & off your phone by planting a tree! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/26/forest-app-helps-stay-focused-off-phone/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/26/forest-app-helps-stay-focused-off-phone/#respond Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:18:07 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=497 The biggest problem with us being productive today is the amount of time we waste using our smartphones. While some would argue that they use it for work purposes too, more often than not we wander away while we are at it. The thing that began as opening an email or sending a text to […]

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PepperTap call it quits in Grocery Delivery citing 3 reasons http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/24/peppertap-shutdown/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/24/peppertap-shutdown/#respond Sun, 24 Apr 2016 07:44:29 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=494 PepperTap has finally called it quits as far as grocery delivery is concerned. The team will now be working on the sister company of PepperTap – NuvoEx which is an e-commerce focused logistics company. This is the not the first time that a grocery delivery startup has called it a day. LocalBanya and Town Rush […]

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Bakeys edible cutlery is an eco-friendly alternative to plastic! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/23/bakeys-edible-eco-friendly-cutlery/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/23/bakeys-edible-eco-friendly-cutlery/#respond Sat, 23 Apr 2016 13:18:19 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=490 One of the most common inventory at any Indian restaurant or food joint is a disposable spoon made of plastic. The funny thing is we all have been talking about how bad plastic is for the environment for so long no one really cared about these plastic spoons. While we are still in the process […]

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Product Hunt Mac App shows trending products on your desktop! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/22/product-hunt-trending-products-desktop/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/22/product-hunt-trending-products-desktop/#respond Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:49:43 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=483 If you are someone who loves to explore and know of new products that are being launched, Product Hunt is probably the site you visit often. Till a couple of months ago Product Hunt was only a web app with no ‘official’ app on either Android or iOS. That changed with Product Hunt launching an […]

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MI Guitar can teach you to play your favorite a song in 5 minutes! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/21/mi-guitar-play-song-5-minutes/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/21/mi-guitar-play-song-5-minutes/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:59:02 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=478 All of us at some point in time in our life have had that wish of learning to play an instrument. If you hail from a country like India where the ability to play the guitar is considered cool, you too probably have had that thought of learning to play one. Many of is, including […]

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Ratan Tata’s best quotes to inspire the entrepreneur in you! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/19/ratan-tata-quotes-inspire-entrepreneur/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/19/ratan-tata-quotes-inspire-entrepreneur/#respond Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:54:51 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=471 If there is a list of names synonymous with the word business in India, Ratan Tata will probably be the top on the list. The man who is a household name in India is admired not only by aspiring entrepreneurs but by the common man in general for the way he goes about his business. […]

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CollegeDekho raises $2Mn in Pre-Series A round from Man Capital! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/18/collegedekho-raises-2mn-man-capital/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/18/collegedekho-raises-2mn-man-capital/#respond Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:59:12 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=466 Education startups have been in the news a lot of late. While most of the edtech startups that raised funding so far were about imparting knowledge on subjects, CollegeDekho is a little different portal. CollegeDekho is an online portal that connects institutes to potential students. It allows students to make an educated course and college […]

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Tmouse is a deformable mouse with two grip methods! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/16/tmouse-deformable-mouse-two-grip-methods/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/16/tmouse-deformable-mouse-two-grip-methods/#comments Sat, 16 Apr 2016 11:06:26 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=462 If you are someone who has a desk job and use multiple software for editing or content generation, the mouse is an integral part of your work desk. The same goes for a gamer. Gamers love their mouse and for all the right reasons. In most of the famous computer games of our generation, the […]

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What do the Series A, B, C… funding rounds mean? [Infographic] http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/12/what-do-funding-rounds-mean/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/12/what-do-funding-rounds-mean/#respond Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:02:54 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=455 Every other day there is a news of one startup or the other raising capital. All these startup funding news come along with a specific series round letter attached to them. Yesterday, Oyo Rooms raised $100 Million from Softbank and other investors in a series D round. What do these funding rounds and the letter associated […]

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Oyo Rooms raises $100 Millions in Series D Round! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/11/oyo-rooms-raises-100-mn-series-d/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/11/oyo-rooms-raises-100-mn-series-d/#respond Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:57:11 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=450 Oyo Rooms keeps making the news. While there was news that the Oyo Rooms’ business is slowing down and that the Zo Room acquisition might not go through due to a cash crunch, this investment news will give a financial boost to the company. In a series D round (fifth round), Oyo Rooms has raised […]

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Xiaomi is looking to crowdfund a Transformer Tablet toy! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/06/xiaomi-transformer-tablet-toy/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/06/xiaomi-transformer-tablet-toy/#respond Wed, 06 Apr 2016 12:22:04 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=444 Xiaomi is making use of crowdfunding methodology to develop its rather ambitious and uber cool transformer tablet. For those who are acquainted with technology would know a ‘transformer tablet’ by Asus which did create waves for being one of the first convertible laptop-tablets. Back then, transformer tablet meant converting a laptop to a tablet. Now, […]

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Codeybot is a robot that teaches kids the basics of coding! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/06/codeybot-robot-teaches-kid-coding/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/06/codeybot-robot-teaches-kid-coding/#respond Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:31:47 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=441 The era where 13-year-olds are building internet products and selling them off to older companies has arrived. It has become a prerequisite almost for every kid to learn to code. It isn’t about because coding is cool and fun but because soon it will be required to survive. With technology becoming the hub for everything […]

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Moodbox is a smart wireless speaker with Emotional Intelligence! http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/03/moodbox-smart-wireless-speaker/ http://www.venturegali.com/2016/04/03/moodbox-smart-wireless-speaker/#respond Sun, 03 Apr 2016 07:26:06 +0000 http://www.venturegali.com/?p=438 Over the past few years, we have seen the rise of mobile applications that allow you to choose your mood to play songs. While some of them require the user to set the mood, others use features like tag clouds to help users do it. Still others integrate with social media to determine your mood […]

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