Online classifieds company Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired Bengaluru-based online recruitment platform Hiree (Abhiman Technologies Pvt. Ltd) for an undisclosed amount in an attempt to bolster its job listings business, QuikrJobs, and delve deeper into corporate and white-collar job listings. Following the acquisition, Hiree will merge with Quikr and the Hiree team, including founders Manjunath Talwar and Abhijit Khasnis, will join Quikr. The combined entity will have more than 4 million active job seekers.

Startups see a huge opportunity in the demand and supply gap in the healthcare sector, both as social cause and a business case. The healthcare industry saw 57 startup deals with investment of $227 million in year 2015-2016 however there are also set of challenges that hinder growth of these startups. The summit aims to focus on the role of investment and technology in this space, understand how to scale up business models at the same time find out why global expansion is limited to a few players only

TiE Delhi NCR with UBM bring an exclusive opportunity to provide a one stop platform for high potential entrepreneurs to present their business plans to some of the leading National & International investors, Mentors, Advisors and Influencers. The focus is on startups in the renewables, clean technologies space with special emphasis on – Solar, Wind, Bio, Energy The plans received would go through a short listing & mentoring process via a screening committee. Feedback and suggestions given by the screening committee will be shared with the short listed companies

The Indian startup story is currently at an interesting intersection with startups chasing profitability over growth, balancing valuations and finding solutions to a few challenges with the hope of sailing it through. The Delhi edition of Techcircle Startup Tour would host meaningful conversations around funding rounds, understanding concepts such as Venture Debt, crunch of Series A investments and strategies to sail through in difficult times