Stories @ Techstory – Weekly Roundup !

The Indian consumer got some very special attention this week as the E commerce biggies in this country offered huge sales on their websites. Flipkart had its ‘Big Billion Day’ sale on Monday which received a lot of good and bad attention. Snapdeal and Amazon India too wooed the Indian consumers with a large numbers of offers before the start of the festive season. For us at Techstory too , this week began with a focus on the Indian ecommerce industry. We covered an article about Flipkart’s ‘Big Billion Day’ sale followed by an article about how the Indian consumer was benefitting by the e commerce wars in the country. We then covered stories of 2 companies Traffline, a traffic update solution for people living in metros and Foodiescompass,an online food pictures menu. We ended the week with a press release covering an event that saw one of the fastest growing sports startup’s, The Football Mind, partner with Western Indian Football Association (WIFA) to connect the football  community. Below is quick snapshot of this week on Techstory.in.

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‘Big Billion Day’ is here ! Flipkart claims to bring you the greatest ever online sale on ‘Big Billion Day’ !

Flipkart, one of India’s biggest retailer, launched a day long shopping event on 6-10-2014 this year called ‘Big Billion Day’. Flipkart expected to unite a billion people through what they promise is going to be the greatest sale ever in India. In this article we look at how Flipkart tried to replicate the concept of ‘one day sales’ online, how they prepared for this sale, why the sale on this particular date.

Read full story at : http://techstory.in/bigbillionday/

Indian consumer is the king this Diwali as the E-commerce wars intensify !

Flush with money from recent fund-raising efforts, India’s biggest online retailer Flipkart and rival Snapdeal are pulling out all stops this festive season to woo shoppers in a period that is crucial for them to justify, and possibly increase, their soaring valuations. The world’s largest retailer Amazon, meanwhile, is matching every step and promotional offers by local firms as it seeks to become the biggest player in India. With so many offers, the Indian shopper is set to have a dhamaka diwali.

Read full story at : http://techstory.in/ecommercewars/

Now get your live traffic updates through Traffline !

Mumbai based startup, Birds Eye Systems recently raised an undisclosed sum of Series B funding from the Indian arm of Qualcomm Ventures for its live traffic update solution – Traffline. Founders Brijraj Vaghani and Ravi Khemani talk to Techstory about Traffline and their future plans with the latest round of funding.

Read full story at : http://techstory.in/traffline/

Online food picture menu FoodiesCompass helps you figure out what to eat in a restaurant !

Travel and food enthusiast, Manish Goyal’s FoodiesCompass now has picture menu of 75% restaurants in Gurgaon and will soon be available in Delhi !

Read full story at : http://techstory.in/oodiescompass-helps-you-figure-out-what-to-eat-in-a-restaurant/

WIFA & THE FOOTBALL MIND COME TOGETHER TO CONNECT ENTIRE FOOTBALL COMMUNITY

One of the fastest growing sports startup, The Football Mind, ties up with Western Indian Football Association (WIFA) to connect the entire football community together ! Techstory.in covers the event that announced this partnership !

Read full story at : http://techstory.in/wifathefootballmind/

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