|Ola pays fine to put its cabs on the road
The Karnataka State Transport Authority has revoked its order suspending cab aggregator Ola for a period of six months after the Bengaluru-based company agreed to pay a penalty of Rs 15 lakh. With this, the current problem seems to have been amicably settled. Last Friday, the Transport Department had issued a suspension order against Ola for operating bike taxis, which reportedly violate existing guidelines
The best job in the world
Entrepreneurs are known for their passion and drive. But investors? Alok Goyal, Partner at Stellaris Venture Partners believes that as an early stage investor, he has the best job in the world. “I don’t think anything can be compared to our profession. I think we are blessed to be doing what we do,” Alok says.
Delhivery gets funded, again
Logistics startup Delhivery raised $413 million in a fresh round of funding led by Softbank, Fosun, and Carlyle Group. The company’s total fundraise now stands at $600 million. Delhivery will use the capital to expand its presence from 15,000 pincodes to 20,000 pincodes in the next four months.
Windows 7 is officially dead: What’s next?
The era of Windows 7 has come to an end as Microsoft started notifying users about withdrawal of support. If you are a Windows user, you have a whole year (almost) to upgrade the OS and, if required, even your systems to continue enjoying a hassle-free experience. Microsoft has already put out a step-by-step guide with instructions on moving to a Windows 10 PC.
Netmeds acquires clinic management platform KiViHealth
Chennai-based healthcare ecommerce portal Netmeds announced it has acquired clinic management platform KiViHealth in a cash and stock deal. Netmeds will invest close to $10 million to integrate and grow KiViHealth. “With this acquisition, Netmeds.com adds to the portfolio of technology driven solutions as its transforms the brand into a complete healthcare product and service company,” said Pradeep Dadha, Founder and CEO of Netmeds.
Gurneet Kaur, the only woman engineer on VHO’s India project, does us proud
Gurneet Kaur is helping develop the product portfolio at Virgin Hyperloop One and converting tech into customer solutions. She’s also the only woman engineer on the ambitious India project, which aims to link Pune and Mumbai in under 30 minutes. “I recognised the potential Hyperloop technology holds in improving people’s lives and the cities they live in.”