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It is survival of the fittest in the hyperlocal segment, say panelists at
Hyperlocal space is having its time under the spotlight in India and mobile is playing a pivotal role in driving the overall ecosystem. Startups like Peppertap, Grofers, and Jugnoo have been scaling up fast with unprecedented flow of VC money. All …

Orios invests in Pickingo, a hyperlocal logistics startup
MUMBAI: Gurgaon-based on-demand, hyperlocal logistics startup Pickingo has raised $ 1.3 million led by Rehan Yar Khan's Orios Venture Partners with participation from entrepreneur and angel investor Zishaan Hayath. Hayath and Khan were both early …
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Little, A Hyperlocal Deals Service For India, Launches With M In Funding
Some of India's top entrepreneurs are pooling their resources to launch a marketplace that connects consumers with physical retailers via their smartphones. Called Little, the project is founded by Manish Chopra and Satish Mani — the same duo behind …
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Hyperlocal News App Blockfeed Takes Another Stab at Geo-Aggregation

Hyperlocal News App Blockfeed Takes Another Stab at Geo-Aggregation
But it's those markets — with more media outlets and therefore more competition for consumers — that best fit the company's desire to give hyperlocal journalists a platform they haven't had before. “We're putting small, hyperlocal blogs and their …
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Wearhaus Arc: Is the world ready for 'social headphones'?
Owners of the Arc would be able to create impromptu silent discos, or hyper-local radio stations with just one media player. At a romantic level, I liked the idea. I imagined all the conversations they could start, or connections they might spark, so I …
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Latest Hyperlocal News News

BBC seeks to forge working links with hyperlocal news sites
In a statement today, the BBC referred to hyperlocal publishing as a “burgeoning area of citizen engagement” and that hyperlocals would be incorporated into the Local Journalism Working Group, which also includes representatives from regional newspaper …
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Deer Park pol pushes hyper-local ALEC arm – Cincinnati Enquirer
To some in Greater Cincinnati, Charles Tassell is best known for his work with Citizens for Community Values. To others, he's primarily known for holding a seat on the city council in Deer Park, a small East Side community. But to elected officials of …

New Era Of Hyperlocal Taxation Will Pose Huge Challenges To Large
Tax is getting really personal. Want to watch the new season of Orange is the New Black in Chicago? The city now applies a 9% “electronically delivered amusements tax” for everyone with a Netflix billing address located inside the city limits. Want to …
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