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Titan Capital backs Insurtech company ClaimBuddy, leads funding round

Insurtech company, ClaimBuddy has raised an undisclosed amount in a funding round led by Titan Capital and other marquee groups of investors like LV angel fund, First Cheque, and other individual angels. With a fresh influx of capital, the company will focus on business...

New map shows where China’s latest virus cases are clustered

More than half a year since Covid-19 stalled its spread within mainland China, new clusters of cases have emerged in and around the capital city of Beijing in the last few weeks. The number of new reported cases is nowhere near the levels seen in...

American Express announces Rs 1 crore grant to Dastkar to support women artisans

NEW DELHI: Credit card issuer American Express on Tuesday announced a grant of Rs 1 crore to Dastkar, a society of crafts and craftspeople, to support over 12,000 women artisans from 19 states in the country in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part...

Mastercard | SME: Mastercard launches resource site to support digital transformation of SMEs in Asia Pacific

To help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) recover from the pandemic and prepare for the future, Mastercard has launched the Digital Acceleration for Small Businesses microsite across most of its Asia Pacific websites with information and resources on how to digitalize and run businesses...

China’s shift from coal helped push natural gas prices to a peak, Eurasia Group says

SINGAPORE — China's shift from coal to gas is a "big overlooked factor" in record high natural gas prices, according to political risk consultancy Eurasia Group. Henning Gloystein, director of energy, climate and resources at Eurasia said millions of households in China were estimated to have...

Yes Bank | Yes MSME: YES BANK launches YES MSME initiative to enable access to funding

MUMBAI: YES BANK has rolled out YES MSME, a proposition with the aim to strengthen the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) with speedy and easy access to funds. This will be facilitated by curated offerings to address both business and individual needs of...

Biden team says won’t lift Europe, Brazil travel restrictions despite Trump order

A traveler exits a testing center at Heathrow Airport on January 17, 2021 in London. Hollie Adams | Getty Images News | Getty Images The incoming Biden administration on Monday said it won't lift a entry ban on most visitors from Europe, the U.K. and Brazil,...

Biiggbang Amusement to launch OTT service for short-format films

MUMBAI: Entrepreneur Sudip Mukherjee and Shrikant Agrawal have joined hands to launch a video streaming service, Biiggbang Amusement, which will only offer short-format content, ranging from 15-90 minutes. Set to launch on February 14, Biiggbang Amusement will offer short films in 10 Indian and eight...

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit successfully blasts satellites into space after failed first attempt

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit, with a rocket under the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner, takes off for a key drop test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites from Mojave, California, July 10, 2019. Mike Blake | Reuters Virgin Orbit, the rocket company founded...