TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington‘s purchase of an apartment in Ukraine marks a milestone that opens the floodgates for real asset transfers on the blockchain. SAN FRANCISCO, California: Propy, the global property store and decentralized title registry, today announced the world’s first real estate transaction on the distributed public blockchain network […]

World’s First Real Estate Purchase on Ethereum Blockchain


Amazon is perhaps the largest and most influential eCommerce aggregator in the world. A while ago, we posted an article about Amazon’s tremendous reach (ref: What’s the big deal about $1 out of every $2 spent online in the US going to Amazon? ). As an entrepreneur, there are several […]

What is the Amazon’s franchise program? How do I become ...


Meshfire, an artificial intelligence-backed social media management company based in Kirkland, Wash., will shut down Sept. 30. Meshfire’s CEO Eli Israel wrote a succecient a blog post announcing the closure, saying that the company has not grown enough to continue: Today we must sadly announce that the Meshfire service will […]

Social media AI startup Meshfire is shutting down



News roundup from the startup world Google just gave every entrepreneur and startup a huge gift with this one amazing, free website. –  Startup with Google contains 39 practical tools bucketed into categories like Build a Product, Increase Productivity, Get Insights & Analytics, Monetize your Products, and more. Some of […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 24 Sept


Nasscom Foundation of the Indian IT industry apex body announced a Rs 10 lakh grant each for mentoring technology-based social innovations in five thematic areas. “The Nasscom Social Innovation Forum (NSIF) will award grants of 1 million rupee (10 lakh) each to winners of innovations in five areas of financial […]

Nasscom in India offers 10 million rupee grant for social ...


Blin.gy, the App designed to let users ‘insert’ themselves into their favorite music videos, is shutting down. The startup was launched as Chosen three years ago, and raised at least $ 10 million has announced it is folding after a potential acquisition fell through.  Blin.gy, struggled to compete with others […]

Music video AR app Blin.gy shuts down



This week we feature the popular matrimonial service matrimony.com running the flagship brand BharatMatrimony that recently completed a stellar IPO raising about Rupees 226 crore ($35 million). It was founded in 1997 by Murugavel Janakiraman, who later met his wife through his own matrimony site. The business model of online matrimonial […]

Startup of the week: matrimony.com grows up with a stellar ...


After Indian government announced demonetization last year, analysts, consultants and digirati began to frantically predict the boom in ‘digitization’ of payment sector including advent of Peer-to-peer payment apps, mobile payments etc. (link).  Also ref: India’s Cash Ban Is the Best Thing to Happen to Digital Payments. The long march towards […]

Google launches Tez P2P payment App in India, offers users ...


News roundup from the startup world John Flatley Co. to host 6th annual tech startup contest Creative ways to promote your startup for free –  Creating your own business is no easy task. Here are helpful but creative ways on how to promote your startup for free. Venturing out on […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 17 Sept



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This week we feature US based startup, SearchManipulator, founded in 2010 by Silicon Valley engineers, that  cares about how you look online. The business model is rather straightforward:​ ​ They have a proprietary method to completely remove stubborn websites, such as RipoffReport, PissedConsumer, Yelp, YouTube, news articles, court records, mugshots and […]

Startup of the Week: SearchManipulator