DIY platform PowerStores Makes Setting Up an E-commerce Store Easy

PowerStores is a DIY platform that recently caught our attention. The 2.5 year old company based in Goa competes with Buildabazaar, Shopify, Zepo and others.

IIT Kharagpur Student Startup BetaGlide Wins $1 Mn Rice Business Plan Competition Prize

Cloud based app testing platform BetaGlide has won $1 Mn prize via the Rice Business Plan competition (RBPC).

Facebook Take Downs Highest in India [Reason: Religion & Criticism of State]

Facebook revealed that between July- December 2013, the Indian government or law enforcement agencies made a total of 3598 requests asking for details of 4711 user accounts on the social networking site.

Ingredients Needed for a Gourmet Meal: The Internet & Startup Cookfresh

Delhi based Cookfresh, will help make gourmet dishes at home without the hassle of choosing and cutting ingredients. All you have to do is pick a recipe.

10 Great Accounts Indian App Developers Must Follow on Twitter

In this post, we’ve curated a few people who are keen on apps or have a bearing on the industry. We plan to grow this list as we go forward.

Weekly Summary

Here’s a quick recap of all the great stuff we published this week.

This Engineering Student Plans to Save You 40% Fuel

Delhi based Nikhil Khurana and his Folks Motor Company are attempting to do what auto giants have been trying very hard– save fuel for the automobile owner by going hybrid.

bigMobilityConf : April 26th, Bangalore

The NextBigWhat Goal Is To Create a Knowledgebase for Entrepreneurs and App Developers That Will Enable The Next Level Of Growth in Indian Mobility Ecosystem

78% Digital Marketers Focus Spending on Social Media [Report]

The study found that over 78% of digital marketers are now focusing their budgets on social media.

Still Don't Believe There Are Global Indian Startups? Somebody Else Does.

And Indians (VCs/startup babas) are still wondering where are the global Indian startups? Zendesk has acknowledged, but not the local ecosystem.