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Franchise India invests in logistics app TYGR

Dearton Thomas Hector

Kolkata-based Savetur Digital Pvt Ltd, which runs logistics app TYGR, has secured a pre-Series A round of funding worth $3 million (around Rs 20.4 crore) from Franchise India, it said in a statement.

SoftBank’s Son on being a crazy guy and betting on the future

Deepti Chaudhary

SoftBank Group Corp chairman and managing director Masayoshi Son is a man of strong convictions and once convinced he pursues it relentlessly.

Vanguard trims stake value in Flipkart again

Binu Paul

A mutual fund managed by US-based investment firm Vanguard Group has marked down the value of its stake in Flipkart by 33%, joining another investor Morgan Stanley in cutting India’s largest e-commerce marketplace’s valuation to historically low figures.

In Charts: A peek into India’s broadband network in times of demonetisation

Keshav Sunkara

The government’s recent decision to ban two highest-denomination notes has not only sparked a cash crunch but also forced many people to rely more digital transactions. But going digital requires a strong broadband network. So, how robust is India’s broadband infrastructure and coverage?