eKart will handle Paytm’s logistics
eKart, which handles logistics for Flipkart will soon extend its logistics support to Paytm, both companies confirmed to MediaNama. A spokesperson from Paytm told us that eKart is one of the 50 logistics partner that Paytm has tied up with; it has already tied up with Delhivery, GoJavas, Blue Dart and many other domestic and national logistics providers. Flipkart refused to furnish further details about the tie up.
Cheetah Mobile ties up with Ventes Avenues to expand its ad platform
Mobile app developer Cheetah Mobile (CM) has entered into a strategic partnership with Mumbai-based Ventes Avenues to further expand its mobile advertising operations into India. CM will on board a select number of Ventes Avenues’ clients onto its ad platform. In August 2015, it launched an ad tech platform in India, with Flipkart, Uber, Amazon, and Booking.com as its global clients
Rideji introduces two-wheeler taxi service with last mile delivery
Rideji has launched a two-wheeler ride sharing initiative for bikers looking to share their rides in Gurgaon and Delhi. The company said that it would first screen applications coming from citizens, and then register their bikes under its platform. People looking for a ride in Gurgaon and Delhi can sign into the mobile app to avail shared rides. Additionally, Rideji also offers last mile delivery and two-wheeler taxi service through more than 50 employee bikers who are currently registered on its platform
Car rental startup Revv launches its service Bangalore
Self-drive car rental startup Revv has launched its operations in Bangalore with a fleet of over 100 cars, providing hatchbacks, sedans and luxury car models. The company will also deliver all rental bookings straight to the customer’s preferred location. Revv currently has operations in the Delhi-NCR region. The company was founded in May 2015 by Anupam Agarwal and Karan Jain,
Former Freecultr CEO launches new e-commerce venture
Sujal Sing, former CEO of online fashion portal Freecultr, along with two other co-founders have launched a new e-commerce venture named BandraRoad, reports TechCircle. Singh has also made and undisclosed amount of investment in the new venture. The two other founders of BandraRoad includes Surelee Joseph and Marvin D’souza. Singh is also the Chief Experience Officer at Missmalini, an online fashion blog site.
NMRC launches app-bases shuttle service
Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) has launched an app-based bus service, which will allow its users to avail shuttles on demand in Noida and Greater Noida, reports Business Standard. NMRC has inked a contract with Pune-based MP Group—an integrated bus service provider, to ply around 105 buses across 13 routes. An official speaking to the publication said that all buses would run on CNG fuel.
Paytm partners with Lovely Professional University for cashless payments
Paytm has partnered with Lovely Professional University (LPU) to introduce cashless payments in the institute, reports NextBigWhat. Students in LPU can now use their Paytm wallets to pay university fees and dues, hostel fees, cafeteria bills and to buy books and merchandise through. Paytm also claims to offer cashbacks, contests, and discounts in partnership with various brands within the campus, added the report.
Ridlr launches online ticketing facility for Mumbai Commuters
Live traffic update provider Ridlr has introduced an online ticketing solution through its mobile app for citizens using the Mumbai Public Transport facilities, reports YourStory. Commuters can now use the Ridlr app to book buses, local, metro, and mono trains in Mumbai. PayU Money will facilitate all payments; the e-ticket can be shown to the conductor for verification, added the report. Ridlr is currently available on Android and shall soon be avaiable iOS soon.
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