Sitemap - 2021 - ADIF

Statement | ADIF terms the writ petition challenge by Google yet another delay tactic; exhorts Google to comply with the antitrust investigation in good faith

Statement | ADIF welcomes move by RBI to extend CoF usage restrictions deadline; calls upon RBI to ensure readiness across all banks in a timely manner

Press Release | Fearing erosion of trust in digital payments, industry bodies urge the Reserve Bank of India to extend the card-on-file tokenization deadline

Statement | ADIF says Google’s deadline extension is a welcome interim move, calls for introspection that results in fairer policies for all app owners

ADIF update: Welcome our newest alliance members, a new partnership, and more

ADIF New Alliance Members, November 2021

Breaking down Google’s changes to PlayStore commission policies

#FounderWoes: Registering a business in India

ADIF has joined hands with CAF for fair app marketplace

Press Release | ADIF and Coalition for App Fairness Announce Partnership to Advocate for a Competitive Digital Marketplace

Explainer: RBI's norms on card data storage and tokenization

ADIF roundup: Our stance on Google reducing Play Store fee, celebrating alliance members, and more

ADIF New Alliance Members, October 2021

What South Korea’s decision to limit Apple and Google control over app store payments means for India

A Timeline of Google's Play Store Policy

Statement | ADIF credits developer efforts for denting Apple's monopoly practices; calls for all restrictive practices in the app economy to be done away with

Statement | ADIF calls Google’s commission cut a deflect & distract tactic; to double down on efforts to protect fair competition and developer choices in app economy

Statement | ADIF condemns Amazon’s predatory playbook of copying, rigging and killing Indian brands, urges Government for timely intervention

Protecting App Developers from Google's Unfair Practices

Why ADIF has moved CCI for interim relief against Google

ADIF roundup: We moved the CCI against Google's PlayStore policy, tips for entrepreneurs on raising funds, and more

ADIF New Alliance Members, September 2021

ADIF New Individual Alliance Members, September 2021

Breaking down ADIF's petition to the CCI against Google.

Press Release | ADIF seeks interim relief from CCI against Google's controversial policy

ADIF hails ACM's move to check Apple's abuse of market power, anticipates cascading effect in antitrust challenges against tech giants

In Light of South Korea’s Action on Google and Apple, India has a Unique Opportunity to Act as a Modern-day Peacekeeper

Statement | ADIF welcomes SEBI’s move to ease differential voting rights; terms it major step forward on the ease of doing business index

'Seed rounds tend to be the toughest as investors are essentially backing your vision': ADIF Chatroom on Fundraising

ADIF Chatroom on 'Fundraising Stories'

ADIF Indus Valley Series: Interview With Angel Investor and Founder Aditi Balbir

ADIF roundup: Our recommendations to the RBI, another institutional partnership, and some ecosystem updates.

$1 billion+ club round-up: Apna becomes one of the fastest Indian unicorns, Byju’s acquired coding site Tynker

#FundingAlert: Healthtech startup HexaHealth raised $4.5 million, Vahdam Teas raised $24 million

ADIF lauds CCI’s leadership in ensuring fair market practices in digital economy by calling out Google’s abuse of dominant position

Statement | ADIF welcomes Finance Minister’s assurance to address the issues forcing founders to register abroad

Statement | ADIF calls for proactive legislative action by India in the wake of South Korea's antitrust action on Google

Meet ADIF's Founding Executive Council

Listen | ADIF’s panel discussion on Platform Lagaan: Taxation by mobile app stores

Statement | Facebook and WhatsApp have misled users on privacy, must take steps to restore faith

Statement | India becomes third largest startup ecosystem adding three ‘unicorns’ per month in 2021

ADIF's recommendations to the RBI on the storage of card data

Monopolistic practices, impact on end-user: The key issues with Google's new Play Store policy

Explainer: Why you should care about the Google 30% tax

Statement | Google and Apple must adopt fairer policies going forward

Opportunities and unique challenges lie ahead for the Indian startup ecosystem

ADIF roundup: Panel discussion on 'Platform Lagaan', interview with IAS (Retd.) Ramesh Abhishek, and some ecosystem updates.

ADIF New Individual Alliance Members, August 2021

ADIF New Alliance Members, August 2021

#FundingAlert: Edtech firm camp K12 raised $12 million, Khatabook raised $100 million, and more

ADIF Indus Valley Series: Interview with IAS (Retd.) Ramesh Abhishek, Former Secretary to GoI, Dept of Industry & Internal Trade

Free internet and fair markets: ADIF's panel on taxation by mobile app stores

ADIF’s panel discussion on ‘Platform Lagaan: Taxation by mobile app stores and its impact on the startup ecosystem’

Press Note | ADIF's Letter to South Korean Ministry on the Proposed Revision to the Telecommunications Business Act

#FundingAlert: Hashnode raised $6.7 million, logistics startup Smart Express raised a seed round

$1 billion+ club round-up: Postman becomes India’s most valued SaaS unicorn, Emeritus raises $650 million, and more

#FundingAlert: Klub raised $20 million in seed funding, Eruditus raised $650 million, and more

The Week That Was: ADIF's view on Google's new ad platform, our first institutional partnership, and some ecosystem updates.

ADIF supports the abolishment of retrospective taxation provision

Media Kit

Explainer: FLoC – Google's proposed alternative for third-party cookies

ADIF extends support to South Korea's proposed revision to the Telecommunications Business Act

How persistence and trust helped Supersourcing's co-founder secure seed funding from his mentor – Paytm founder VSS

#FundingAlert: Crypto exchange CoinDCX raised $90 million, UpGrad raised $185 million, and more

The Week That Was: Nykaa's journey, Unacademy's fundraise, ixigo's acquisition, and more.

$1 billion+ club round-up: Mindtickle became a unicorn, Policybazaar filed for an IPO, and more

ADIF Monthly Roundup: July 2021

#InTheSpotlight: Nykaa – India's first woman-led unicorn is set to go public

ADIF New Alliance Members, July 2021

📰 Startup Digest (Aug 2)

#FundingAlert: Unacademy raised $440 million in Series H, crypto platform Vauld raised $25 million, and more

📰 Startup Digest (July 30)

$1 billion+ club round-up: Nykaa is preparing for an IPO, two more startups became unicorns, and more

📰 Startup Digest (July 29)

📰 Startup Digest (July 28)

📰 Startup Digest (July 27)

#FundingAlert: ShareChat raised $145 million, health-tech startup Dozee raised $6 million, and more

Profile | Sijo Kuruvilla George, Executive Director, ADIF

About ADIF

📰 Startup Digest (July 26)

Meet Ravi Mittal, the force behind the success of 'QuackQuack'

📰 Startup Digest (July 23)

$1 billion+ club round-up: A new entrant in the unicorn club, Policybazaar is all set to go public, and more

📰 Startup Digest (July 22)

📰 Startup Digest (July 21)

Press Release | ADIF welcomes Govt’s credible step towards removing predatory e-commerce practices​​

ADIF's recommendations to the Department of Consumer Affairs on the draft e-commerce rules

'There are very specific bottlenecks in the Indian startup sector that need to be resolved.'

Press Release | ADIF aims to transform the Indian startup ecosystem to be among the top 3 globally by the year 2030

ADIF in the news

📰 Startup Digest (July 20)

#FundingAlert: Health-tech startup Eka.Care raised $4.5 million, Otipy raised $10.2 million, and more

📰 Startup Digest (July 16)

$1 billion+ club round-up: Flipkart is buying back ESOPs, Oyo secures $600 million debt, and more

📰 Startup Digest (July 15)

📰 Startup Digest (July 14)

#InTheSpotlight: Zomato – the first Indian unicorn to go public

📰 Startup Digest (July 13)

The latest updates from the team at ADIF

📰 Startup Digest (July 12)

#FundingAlert: Edtech startup Teachmint raised $20 million, Shiprocket raised $41.3 million, and more

$1 billion+ club round-up: Ola to get a $500-million investment, PharmEasy in funding talks with Softbank, and more

📰 Startup Digest (July 9)

📰 Startup Digest (July 8)

📰 Startup Digest (July 7)

#InTheSpotlight: Furlenco – an online furniture rental platform for urban millennials

📰 Startup Digest (July 6)

#FundingAlert: Skylark Drones raises $3 million, Furlenco raises $140 million in Series D, and more

$1 billion+ club round-up: Acko could be India's next unicorn, Cars24 to double its valuation, and more

Press Releases

#FundingAlert: 10club raised one of the largest seed funding rounds in South Asia, Quizizz raised $31.5 million in Series B, and more

#InTheSpotlight: Grocery Shopping Platform Grofers

ADIF New Alliance Members, June 2021

$1 billion+ club round-up: PharmEasy acquires Thyrocare, MindTickle eyes Softbank funding, and more

SaaS startup Rocketlane secures $3 million in seed funding

BrowserStack is the latest addition to India's unicorn club

Indian govt plans stricter e-commerce rules

#InTheSpotlight: FamPay – a fintech platform for Indian teens

Data Privacy: The Way Forward for India