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India’s Quikr snaps up Hiree to grow its recruitment service

Indian classifieds startup Quikr has made an undisclosed acquisition to grow its recruitment business.

Foodpanda Lays Off 15 Percent Of Its Staff In India

Foodpanda, the restaurant delivery service backed by Rocket Internet, has laid off about 300 of its employees in its Indian unit. This means Foodpanda India, which launched in 2012, has lost 15 percen

Hyperlocal Logistics Startup Opinio Lands $7M Series A To Launch In New Indian Cities

Opinio is the latest hyperlocal delivery startup in India to score funding. The company announced today that it has raised a $7 million Series A from Delhivery, a logistics firm, Sands Capital, and Ac

BigBasket, One Of India’s Largest Online Grocers, Raises $50M

BigBasket.com, one of the biggest online grocery stores in India, is planning to expand into more cities after raising $50 million in new funding led by Bessemer Venture. Founded in 2011, the company

Gurgaon-based Local Delivery Startup Pickingo Picks Up $1.3M

Pickingo is the latest hyperlocal delivery startup in India to get funding. The company, which transports items between merchants and customers in six cities, has raised $1.3 million led by Rehan Yar

CO Everywhere Wants To Fill The Hyper-Local News Gap With Its New Mobile App

Hyper-local news is hard and difficult to scale and monetize. CO Everywhere, which is the completely redesigned and rethought version of BlockAvenue, says it wants to fill in the gap between existing

Local Is Focal: Street Fight Gives The Local Industry A Source For News And Analysis

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/logo.jpg" />I'm beginning to think that the old phrase "think globally, act locally" has become an appropriate slogan for Web 2.0. (Or perhaps