Mumbai: Chingari, the Indian short-video sharing platform, which has seen a massive surge in subscriber base since ban on TikTok, has signed a music license agreement with T-Series. The deal was signed a month after the music label’s sending legal notices to TikTok-like apps for infringement of their copyright. With the deal in place, the music catalogue of India’s largest music label will be available to all the user of Chingari app in India.
Very few food items are as fiercely debated in India as biryani. Biryani worshippers debate its origins. The followers of the three broad camps — Hyderabadi, Lucknowi and Kolkata — also get into full-throated arguments about the supremacy of their style. But all agree on one point — that biryani tastes best when it is freshly cooked and served hot.
Blockstack’s former head of growth, Patrick Stanley, is launching a complementary crypto company of his own, Freehold. Much like the former Ripple CTO Stefan Thomas who founded Coil to build services related to XRP, Stanley now runs Freehold as an independent company within the token ecosystem related to Blockstack’s namesake cryptocurrency, STX.
Since online social networks have become integral to everyday life, year after year new platforms have emerged, each aiming to be the next big thing. Stand-outs rise in popularity, vying for users’ attention and activity and even contending with heavyweights such as Facebook, Instagram and TikTok, while the less successful eventually fade into obscurity.
Airmeet, a startup that offers a platform to host virtual events, said on Tuesday it has raised $12 million in a new financing round as the Bangalore-headquartered firm demonstrates accelerating growth in its user base.
Airmeet has raised $12 million Series A funding led by Virtual event organization platform Sequoia Capital India and Redpoint Ventures. Existing investors Accel Partners India, Venture Highway, Global Founders Capital (GFC), and Gokul Rajaram (Caviar Lead at Doordash) also participated in the round.
The Covid-19 outbreak has brought untold miseries to many businesses, but the healthtech landscape has grown through it, devising ingenious mechanisms and technologies to fight the public health crisis. According to DataLabs by Inc42+’s ‘India’s Healthtech Landscape In A Post-Covid-19 World Report 2020’, the size of the healthtech market in India is likely to touch $21 billion by 2025.