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  • Uber is cashing in on Indian weddings
  • Uber is cashing in on Indian weddings
    Dinesh Cyanam (2014) ©
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Uber is cashing in on Indian weddings

The big fat Indian wedding market is worth $15 billion, but excitement over the impending season has been dampened by a shortage of cash due to the demonetisation of large notes. Uber is capitalising by launching its Uberweddings service, letting people begin planning cash-free.

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