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Startup-Buzz Weekly Roundup of 27 November 2016

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FUNDING:-

Amazon to increase $5 billion investment in India – Amazon will now invest an additional $3 billion in India for its operation so that it takes investment in the country to over $5 billion.

Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s “SOUND VENTURES” Backs Apptopia –It secured around $2.7 million in this round and was led by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s “Sound Ventures”.

Knowlarity garners $20 million in Series C round – The funds raised would be used by Knowlarity to expand into other international markets, make acquisitions and invest in advanced technology products for its customers.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:-

Ola partners up with Apple Music, Qualcomm, and Sony Digital to introduce Ola Play – Ola play will be available in metro cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi or all Ola Select customers in a week. Within three months it will also available in OlaPrime rides.
Quikr Acquires Grabhouse & Launches Cashless Managed Rental – With this acquisition Quikr will incorporate Grabhouse’s products in its Quikr Home and also focus the business with its other verticals.
Google Acquires Qwiklabs for Developers to Teach Cloud Skills– Recently, Google announced about its new acquisition, Qwiklabs, known as learning-platform for developers who want to become fluent in cloud operating platforms and to write code for application that runs on cloud.

MISCELLANEOUS:-

Women Pillars of the Wearables IndustryWearables market is emerging and there have been a lot of women contributing to its growth. Let’s explore some of these women in this article.
Flipkart to Experiment with Groceries & Renew Push in Furniture Too – Binny Bansal, CEO of Bangalore-based startup, believes within next year the company will start to experiment with grocery sales and expand its operation over three-year period.

THE 10,000 HOUR RULES APPLIED TO STARTUPS – How can one get any kind of deliberate practice in entrepreneurship without actually doing it for several years and risking assumptions and resources? Bevy – Everything startup, realizes this very real problem and has created a simple mobile app to tackle this issue at the root.
INFOGRAPHICS:-

Story of Oprah Winfrey: – American television host, actress, producer, philanthropist and entrepreneur Oprah Gail Winfrey has become a woman for people to admire and get inspired. Let’s study her journey, right from being a no one to some one with the help of this info graphic.

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