Jagmeet Singh

Jagmeet covers startups, tech policy-related updates, and all other major tech-centric developments from India for TechCrunch. He previously worked as a principal correspondent at NDTV. You can reach out to him at mail[at]journalistjagmeet[dot]com.

The Latest from Jagmeet Singh

India’s election overshadowed by the rise of online misinformation

As India kicks off the world’s biggest election, which starts on April 19 and runs through June 1, the electoral landscape is overshadowed by misinformation. The country — which has more t

LinkedIn testing Premium Company Page subscription with AI-assisted content creation

LinkedIn — the social platform that targets the working world — has quietly started testing another way to boost its revenues, this time with a new service for small and medium businesses.

Vorlon is trying to stop the next big API breach

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are the bedrock of everything we do online. APIs allow two things on the internet to talk with each other, including connected devices or phone apps. But the

Google Wallet appears in India, with local integrations, but Pay will stay

Google Wallet will finally launch in India — nearly two years after its relaunch as a digital wallet platform in the U.S. — according to a preview of the app that the company accidentally

India’s Exponent Energy brings 15-minute charging to passenger three-wheelers

India is getting an electric three-wheeler passenger vehicle that charges from 0 to 100% in 15 minutes. The launch of the new EV — a collaboration between auto manufacturer Omega Seiki Mobility

Checkr, the background-screening platform last valued at $5B, cuts 32% of workforce

Checkr, a 10-year-old startup that offers employee background checks, has laid off 382 employees — 32% of its workforce.

Sprinto raises $20M to bring automation to security compliance management

Sprinto, a startup offering a security compliance and risk platform, has raised $20 million in new investment led by Accel.

Indian audio giant boAt says it’s investigating suspected customer data breach

India's largest audio and wearables brand confirmed an investigation after alleged customers data was posted online.

SiMa.ai secures $70M funding to introduce a multimodal GenAI chip

SiMa.ai, a Silicon Valley–based startup producing embedded machine learning (ML) system-on-chip (SoC) platforms, today announced that it has raised a $70 million extension funding round as it plans

India, grappling with election misinfo, weighs up labels and its own AI safety coalition

India, long in the tooth when it comes to co-opting tech to persuade the public, has become a global hot spot when it comes to how AI is being used, and abused, in political discourse, and specificall

SaaS startup SingleInterface raises $30M to help more businesses get online

SingleInterface, a SaaS startup offering tools to offline businesses to grow their revenues by leveraging the web, has raised $30 million in its maiden external fundraising round as the Singaporean st

SaaS entrepreneur Raisinghani’s new AI venture nabs $5.5M to boost sales efficiency

SiftHub, an AI startup founded by LogiNext co-founder and former CTO Manisha Raisinghani, has raised $5.5 million in seed funding.

Indian government’s cloud spilled citizens’ personal data online for years

The Indian government has finally resolved a years-long cybersecurity issue that exposed reams of sensitive data about its citizens. A security researcher exclusively told TechCrunch he found at least

Meet Uzbekistan’s first unicorn: e-commerce startup Uzum

Uzum, an e-commerce startup offering online shopping, fintech and food deliveries to millions of customers in Uzbekistan, has raised $114 million in funding, becoming the country’s first unicorn

Truecaller adds a new AI feature to detect and block more spam calls

Caller ID app Truecaller today blocks between 38 billion and 40 billion spam calls annually for its 374 million+ users. Now, in hopes of getting more people to sign on to its premium tiers, it’s

India cuts import taxes on EVs in win for Tesla’s entry plans

India will lower import taxes on certain electric vehicles for companies committing to invest at least $500 million and setting up a local manufacturing facility within three years, a policy shift tha

Google won’t let you use its Gemini AI to answer questions about an upcoming election in your country

If you want to ask Google’s AI chatbot a question about an upcoming election, you will have to do it from a country where there are no elections taking place. TechCrunch has learned that the sea

Nanonets gets Accel’s backing to improve AI-based workflow automation

Nanonets, a startup using AI to automate back-office processes, has raised $29 million in a new funding round led by Accel as it seeks to improve the accuracy of automation processes that involve larg

SuperAGI snags funding from WhatsApp founder Jan Koum’s secretive Newlands VC

Newlands VC, the super-secretive investment firm bankrolled by WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum, is leading a $10 million investment into SuperAGI, TechCrunch has learned exclusively. The startup has ambi

India’s smartwatch market in flux as unknown brands challenge heavyweights

India’s smartwatch market has transformed, seemingly overnight. For years, it has been dominated by its homegrown players, while global giants like Apple and Samsung have struggled for presence,
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