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YS Research: India’s favourite online shopping brand revealed. Flipkart has emerged as the favourite online shopping brand for Indian consumers in a survey conducted by YourStory.

YS Research: India’s favourite online shopping brand revealed

Amazon.in has come in second, with Snapdeal rounding up the top three. We ran a survey on YourStory.com to find out the e-tail site that ‘you’ prefer. Over 1,000 of you filled out the survey, which included questions like which is your most preferred e-commerce brand, how do you access the site and how much do you spend in a month. The responses gave us rich insights into the behaviour of online shoppers. First things first – the Winners It might not seem surprising that Flipkart has emerged on top.

“Flipkart had a head start over others. Meeta Malhotra, who was a Partner at brand and design consultancy Ray+Keshavan that was acquired by WPP-owned Brand Union in 2006, says: Flipkart also built the template for others to follow, especially in the area of service. Amit Agarwal, VP and Country Manager of Amazon India, says: Building a brand is ultimately an expensive exercise. Indian Smartphone User Persona: 169 Mins Per Day Usage; Candy Crush, Flipkart, Gaana Emerge As Top Apps. As of now, there are 160 million users of smartphones in India, out of which 63% are under the age of 25.

Indian Smartphone User Persona: 169 Mins Per Day Usage; Candy Crush, Flipkart, Gaana Emerge As Top Apps

With such a vibrant demography of technology users, it becomes interesting to observe how personas are developed and which features of being used extensively by the smartphone users. In a research conducted by Vserv, a smart data platform for mobile marketing and ecommerce, 6 major personas of Indian smartphone users were revealed. Indian Startup Funding And Investment Chart [2015] [Last Updated: 25th November 2015] This page is updated daily and lists down all the funding and investments that have happened in 2015.

Indian Startup Funding And Investment Chart [2015]

Please note that the date mentioned is when the news of funding/investment came out and not the actual date of funding. The startup name necessarily does not denote the name of the company but the name of the product/service/website by which it is popularly known. While we try to get the exact amount, in many cases, the funding amount is not disclosed.

All amounts are converted into USD (rupee conversion at the date of news) for uniformity. Indian Startup Funding & Investment Chart [2015] November 2015 October 2015 Note: Data Usage Rights This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This data is available to everyone We spend considerable amount of time in making this list – and we are offering it completely free unlike many others who will charge you big $$$’s. September 2015. 10 Ways Everyone Should Approach Cybersecurity. Indian startups raised $3.5B funding in the first half of 2015. Angel and venture capital funding in India has hit its highest ever mark.

Indian startups raised $3.5B funding in the first half of 2015

10 Stats You Should Know About E-Commerce in the Middle East. THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY EXPLAINED: The Trends Creating New Winners And Losers In The Card-Processing Ecosystem. The payments industry had a huge year in 2014 and it's showing no sign of slowing down.

THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY EXPLAINED: The Trends Creating New Winners And Losers In The Card-Processing Ecosystem

On the one hand tech giants like Amazon and Apple released new products that affirmed their long-term payments ambitions (Apple Pay and Amazon Local Register). On the other hand startups such as Stripe and ShopKeep continued to carve out market share, challenging older players like PayPal and VeriFone. Understanding this complex and rapidly evolving space can be challenging. [YS Research] Here are the top investors of 2015 who funded startups in India. Investors focused on Indian startups have been a busy lot this year.

[YS Research] Here are the top investors of 2015 who funded startups in India

They have closed 380 deals between January and June 2015, compared to 304 deals in 2014. With internet and mobile continuing to dominate, it is not surprising that technology-focused investors make up most of our list of Top Investors according to deal numbers. Sequoia Capital India, which raised its fourth India-focused fund worth $530 million last year, heads the list with 26 deals. On-demand apps are riding a huge wave of investments - CNET. If you follow the money, it'll lead you to the world of on-demand apps.

On-demand apps are riding a huge wave of investments - CNET

Dozens of new companies seem to be popping up everyday that let people order whatever they like -- a haircut, groceries, a taxi -- with a tap of a smartphone button. And investors are joining in. Venture funding for the on-demand industry jumped to 79 deals in 2014, totaling $4.12 billion, according to a new report by data analyst firm CB Insights. That's up significantly from 13 investments in 2010, worth a combined $57 million at the time. Overall, the industry has taken in $9.4 billion since 2010, with deals growing more than 513 percent in just the last year alone. The Coming Food Bubble. Editor’s note: Robyn Metcalfe is a food historian at the University of Texas at Austin and the Director of The Food Lab at UT, a catalyst for scientific and cultural exploration, experimentation and innovation in the food system.

The Coming Food Bubble

In 1851, Charles Mackay wrote his 600-page tome, Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. In it, he describes 86 economic bubbles, like the tulip and the South Sea bubbles during the 17th and 18th centuries, both which burst and caused thousands to lose their fortunes through speculation. Mackay believed this economic phenomenon was evidence of a reckless obsession. We’re seeing some of that same recklessness creeping into the food industry, as we rush to embrace a new surge of food-related startups.

A bubble is coming. Michael Lippold, CEO of FreshRealm, a startup that offers a cloud-based system for distributing food, shares a growing concern. Startup Data Trends.