What will be the driving force for startups in 2017?

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Comment

India is going through the second phase of growth in startups, now referred to as Startup 2.0. The growth will be in large numbers, and Nasscom predicted that there would be 10, 50...


Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra quits to return to Silicon Valley

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
Hugo Barra, vice president at smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. and one of its most celebrated executives, has left the company for a new project based in Silicon Valley. In a Facebook ...


Samsung blames battery glitches for Galaxy Note7 explosions

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
South Korean giant Samsung Electronics on Monday said faulty batteries caused its popular Galaxy Note7 handsets to overheat and explode, a glitch that led to one of the biggest-eve...


Ed-tech startup Cuemath secures $15 mn from CapitalG, Sequoia India

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
Math learning startup Cuemath on Monday said it raised $15 million (nearly Rs 102 crore) in its Series B round of funding from CapitalG (formerly known as Google Capital) and exist...


Weekly roundup on startup funding

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
Indian startups saw a lot of funding activity in the week gone by with as many as 20 companies receiving angel, seed or venture capital. Bengaluru-based WeHive Technologies Pvt Ltd...


Meet the six IAMAI-incubated startups that have raised funding

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said on Monday that six startups incubated at IAMAI-sponsored Mobile10X Apps Hub have managed to raise Rs 9 crore ($1.3 million...


Amazon leases over 1 million sq ft office space in 2016

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
E-commerce giant Amazon India leased more than a million square feet of office space last year as it aggressively attempts to narrow the marginal market share gap with Flipkart. Ac...

CRON System

Defence IoT startup CRON Systems raises funding from YourNest

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
Defence IoT startup CRON Systems Pvt Ltd on Monday said it raised an undisclosed amount in its pre-series A round of investment from early stage investor YourNest India Fund. CRON ...

Venture Catalysts

Seed investment platform Venture Catalysts launches incubation programme

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
Mumbai-based seed investment platform Venture Catalysts (VCats) has launched a three-month-long incubation programme, Catalysts Lab, to nurture early-stage startups. Catalysts Lab ...

Anil Joshi, Managing Partner, Unicorn India Ventures

The promising startup domain of 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
India has shown immense progress on startup activities especially after the Prime Minister’s ‘Startup India, Stand up India’ initiative. However, 2016 saw fewer investments a...

Sandeep Aggarwal

We haven’t spent any money from last round yet: Droom’s Sandeep Aggarwal

Monday, January 23, 2017 Comment
Projections of exponential revenue growth and profitability in the near term, plans of acquisitions and overseas expansion, and ambitions to grab the lion’s share of the mark...