Tips to make the Startup culture a resounding success

Monday, March 20, 2017 Comment

Tips to make the Startup culture a resounding success
The startup culture that is slowly gaining momentum calls for adequate support at various levels to sustain itself. In the absence of the same, the enthusiasm may soon lose its vit...


ShopClues looks to raise $75-100 mn in pre-IPO round

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Comment
Clues Network Pvt. Ltd, which runs e-commerce company ShopClues, is looking to raise $75-100 million (Rs 490-652 crore) in fresh funding even as it begins discussions with merchant...


Exclusive: GrabOnRent close to raising Series A round

Monday, March 20, 2017 Comment
Bangalore-based GrabOnRent Internet Pvt. Ltd, which runs product rental marketplace GrabOnRent, is close to raising $3 million (Rs 19.5 crore) in Series A funding from new and exis...


Flipkart raises $1 bn in down round: Report

Monday, March 20, 2017 Comment
Flipkart Pvt Ltd, the Singapore-based holding company of India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, has reportedly raised $1 billion in a massive fundraising round. The funds were s...


Snapdeal strategy head Jason Kothari formally takes over at FreeCharge

Monday, March 20, 2017 Comment
E-commerce firm Snapdeal, operated by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, has appointed Jason Kothari as chief executive officer of its mobile recharge platform FreeCharge. Kothari will also...


After venture capital, startups taking ‘vendor capital’ for granted

Monday, March 20, 2017 Comment
The bloodletting in the Indian startup ecosystem continues with hotel-booking app RoomsTonite shutting shop on the heels of the Stayzilla fiasco, which is still playing out in the ...


WorkApps can now track field teams in real time with Google Maps integration

Monday, March 20, 2017 Comment
Pune-based WorkApps Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which offers an enterprise workplace collaboration tool, has introduced an update to integrate its app within the Google Maps application pr...


Key takeaways from Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky’s India visit

Monday, March 20, 2017 Comment
Home-sharing company Airbnb Inc has introduced a new offering in India, as it seeks to expand its operations in a market that is still tiny but growing rapidly. The company, whose ...


Meet the 12 startups selected for Yes Bank’s accelerator programme

Friday, March 17, 2017 Comment
India’s fifth largest private sector lender Yes Bank has chosen 12 fintech startups for the inaugural cohort of its accelerator programme. The Yes Bank Business Accelerator Progr...


Myntra set to invest in 10 fashion brands with accelerator programme

Friday, March 17, 2017 Comment
Flipkart-backed fashion e-tailer Myntra is set to sign term sheets with 10 domestic brands and get them aboard its recently launched Brand Accelerator programme, a top company offi...

Kanwal Rekhi

Why Inventus’ Kanwal Rekhi doesn’t regret giving Flipkart, Snapdeal a miss

Friday, March 17, 2017 Comment
Many moons ago, Kanwal Rekhi and John Dougery, the founding partners of Inventus Capital, carefully examined two fledgling e-commerce ventures but passed up the investment opportun...