Chingari, Zoho among some winners of govt App Challenge; Mitron gets a special mention

Chingari, Zoho among some winners of govt App Challenge; Mitron gets a special mention

The government has announced the winners along with some of the top contestants under its programme to incentivise homegrown applications under the Atmanirbhar mission of the Indian government.

This AR-based fashiontech startup has revolutionised jewellery shopping with virtual trials in real time

Most customers are keen to try on high-worth goods such as gold and diamond jewellery before buying them. However, brands usually don’t have all their designs on display across stores. Graphic designer Meghna Saraogi noticed this pain point when she accompanied her mother for jewellery shopping in Indore.

[Product Roadmap] DealShare started on WhatsApp, and evolved into a tech platform with multiple touchpoints

In September 2018, when Vineet Rao, Sankar Bora, Sourjyendu Medda, and Rajat Shikhar started DealShare in Jaipur, Rajasthan, they had decided to build a social commerce model that primarily targeted non-metro and middle-income Indian consumers with mass market products.

What demonetisation did to digital payments, COVID-19 is doing to Yulu, says co-founder Amit Gupta

Amit Gupta, the co-founder of InMobi, India’s first unicorn, needs no introduction. Amit took the entrepreneurial plunge for the second time with Yulu, a startup in the e-bikes and mobility solutions space.

DealShare to expand services to 100 pin codes in Maharashtra

Social e-commerce company DealShare on Monday said it is planning to penetrate further into Maharashtra and expand its services to more than 100 pin codes in the state.

What is Blockstack Cryptocurrency and STX Coin?

Blockstack (STX) is an ecosystem of private and secure applications that allow users to be in charge of their data and identity. There are over 300 applications built on the Blockstack blockchain, nevertheless, all these apps cannot alter or transfer user’s data without their permission.

Filecoin Hype Returns as Mainnet Launch Nears

After 36-months of dormancy, Filecoin is finally getting ready to launch its mainnet, resurrecting attention around Filecoin IOUs.

Chingari Co-founder on gaining from Atmanirbhar Bharat and not letting videos go viral immediately

Chingari is not a new platform, unlike many others. It was there even before TikTok was banned in India. Chingari first arrived on Google Play store in 2018 and a year later on Apple App store.

Ground Segment Services For Agnikul’s Agnibaan Rocket To Be Managed by Leaf Space

Under the MoU just signed, the company will be supporting Agnikul in the provisioning of ground segment services for their highly portable launch vehicle – Agnibaan – through Leaf Space’s ground station network infrastructure.

Mitron, Chingari, Zoho: Can Indian apps win the user war?

Indian alternatives to Chinese apps are seeing a surge in downloads after the government banned 59 from the neighbouring country following the Galwan standoff