What it does best is to tell people which joint is good for what. Say you are looking for the best rooftop restaurant around. You could select the location and check “rooftop” from a drop down and it gives you a list of roof top restaurants around the area.
The site is a place for people to look for references and crowd-sourced wisdom. It lets you post questions, answer them and helps you search for answers on the website. Searching on unstructured data is hard to implement but it seems to work fairly well on Dronna.
IndiaCollegeSearch, a search Engine for College Students and is also IAN’s first incubatee company has raised funds from the angel group. The round was led by Vikram Kant Upadhyaya, Anupam Mittal and and Varun Khurana.
Google India launched the Music search service in 2010 and while the service never took off in a big way (Google stopped updating the service after December 2012), the service is now shut down.
At Delhi based mLabs, Varun Aggarwal & Gaurav Gandhi are devising a way to make a kind of memory device called memristor* cheaper, so that it can be used by students and inventors constrained by a budget.
While Facebook, word of mouth and college authorities usually help students find accommodation near their colleges, there aren’t any popular services that cater exclusively to students and this could be a big winner for Flat.to.
The devastating floods in the northern part of India has killed and injured hundreds and displaced lakhs of people.
Flight Search, first launched in the US and then in parts of Europe, lets users compare fares offered by airlines and book tickets directly from airline websites. This could, in effect, make flight aggregators such as Makemytrip, Yatra and Cleartrip redundant.
Private equity firms Crescent Point and Victoria Capital have joined existing investors Tiger Global, the Singapore headquartered travel search engine Wego said.
Accessing e-mail is a growing preference (49% vs 44.54% in 2011-12) at the cost of listening to music (45.47% vs 50.27% in 2011-12).