Do’s and Don’ts of spending: A guide for small startups

Monday, August 29, 2016 Comment

Not all startups are big enough with deep pockets to burn cash and grow quickly. While some amount of cash spend is required to gain a foothold, get traction and attract customers,...


Exclusive: Online truck aggregator TruckSumo shuts shop

Monday, August 29, 2016 Comment
Hyderabad-based truck aggregator TruckSumo.com has closed its operations as it joined a litany of startups that has fallen prey to a prevailing funding crunch, a person privy to th...


Snapdeal nudges buyers to pay before delivery with new service

Monday, August 29, 2016 Comment
E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has introduced a new service that promises free next-day delivery and other benefits to buyers who pay at the time of purchase, in a tactic aimed at...


Hitouch invests in talent marketplace Zolo

Monday, August 29, 2016 Comment
Delhi-based Zolo Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates on-demand online talent marketplace Zolo, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Switzerland-based software fi...


Food delivery startup Runnr gets $7 mn from Blume, Nexus and others

Monday, August 29, 2016 Comment
Food delivery platform Runnr has raised $7 million (Rs 47 crore) from existing investors Blume Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners, according to a report. Sequoia Capital, another ...

Satyam Kumar, CEO, LoanTap

Online lending startup LoanTap raises $3 mn from HNIs

Monday, August 29, 2016 Comment
LoanTap Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd, an online platform that offers EMI-free loans and overdraft products to salaried professionals, has secured $3 million (Rs 20 crore) from M...

Mrinal Sinha

We are neck and neck with Paytm: MobiKwik’s Mrinal Sinha

Monday, August 29, 2016 Comment
Digital wallet firm MobiKwik is betting big on the offline space and expects the biggest chunk of its business coming from this segment in the next 18-24 months. The Gurgaon-based ...


Mumbai, NCR startups corner bulk of seed funding; MobiKwik gets VC money

Saturday, August 27, 2016 Comment
Mobile payments startup MobiKwik led the fundraising activity this week. In a statement on August 26, the digital wallet company said it had raised $40 million in Series C round fr...


South African payment firm Net1 to invest $40 mn in MobiKwik

Friday, August 26, 2016 Comment
NASDAQ-listed South African payment solutions and transaction processing company Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc. has signed a subscription agreement with India’s digital wallet ...


Exclusive: ItzCash in talks with several fintech mobile companies for potential investment

Friday, August 26, 2016 Comment
Mumbai-based digital payments facilitator ItzCash is in talks with several mobile application firms for making a strategic investment, said a top company executive. The company, wh...


Exclusive: Inter-city Truck aggregator TruckMandi goes off track

Friday, August 26, 2016 Comment
Three months after Delhi-based truck aggregator TruckMandi announced that it is going to rejig its business model as it was finding it difficult to operate, it appears that the sta...