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Virat Kohli joins Uber as brand ambassador, PhonePe takes a jibe at Paytm

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10th Mar 2018
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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has been appointed as the first brand ambassador for cab aggregator Uber (India). The 29-year-old, who is the face of around 20 brands, beat Hindi film actor Shah Rukh Khan in terms of brand value, according to a report by Duff & Phelps.

Amit Jain, President, Uber India & SA with Virat Kohli, Captain, Indian Cricket Team

Two-and-a-half years ago, the Republic of Estonia launched an e-Residency programme for foreign entrepreneurs looking to virtually set up their startups in the country. Varun Sharma, Head of Partnerships, e-Residency, Republic of Estonia, said there are more than 30,000 people who have signed up for e-Residency from 140 countries.

 


Flipkart’s digital payments arm PhonePe took a jibe at India’s largest digital payments firm Paytm by questioning the latter’s claim of being the largest player on the Unified Payments Interface platform, bringing an unprecedented faceoff between India’s two leading digital payment firms.


Keerthi Jain, along with his wife Neha, founded AnyTimeLoan, a platform that let's one borrow and lend at any point in time, all days of the week. ATL uses advanced tools and technologies revolving around Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Predictive Science to ensure real-time, 24/7 decisions for its borrowers and better asset class for its lenders.

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Named after the founders - (Mi)dhula and (Vi)swanadh – Mivi products are designed specifically to meet the needs of Indian consumers. They sell cables, chargers, custom and designer cases, tempered glass, power banks, car accessories, and audio products such as earphones and headphones. Bootstrapped, with an initial investment of Rs 3.5 crore, Mivi has been profitable since its first quarter.

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