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Exclusive: Digital content platform Sportskeeda eyes fresh fundraise

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Porush Jain
Bangalore-based Absolute Sports Pvt. Ltd, the company behind online sports content platform Sportskeeda, is looking to raise funds to grow its business, its chief executive said. The Seedfund-backed company has hired YES Securities to raise $4 million to $5 million to invest in technology such as an...


Banks bad loans listing site NPASource.com raises funds from SIDBI, eyes over $1.57M more within a year

Ahmedabad-based Atishya Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs NPASource.com, an aggregation portal listing non-performing (or bad) assets of lenders, is planning to raise equity funding of over Rs 10 crore ($1.57 million) within a year, a top company executive told VCCircle. The NPA resolution site that ...

12 September, 2013 | More »


Startup Walkabout Pit Stop V – Orios Venture Partners, Lower Parel

The session with Orios started in the actual workspace of Flora 2000. After settling down, the participants quickly jumped into the topic ‘exit-thinking: build to exit from day 1 of your startup’. Those who have just finished their session on fundraising had an opportunity to listen to investor ...

18 July, 2013 | More »


Startup Walkabout Pit Stop IV – Sequoia Capital, Lower Parel

The session at Sequoia Capital India Advisors Pvt Ltd begins with a packed office. Shailesh Lakhani, managing director, Sequoia welcomes everyone in a room that oversaw a beautiful cityscape looking through a rain-tinted windowpane. After settling down, the group quickly jumps into the topic, ‘key...

18 July, 2013 | More »


In India, innovation happening across industries, not just in tech & life sciences: Ajay Hattangdi of SVB Finance

A venture debt involves debt financing, specifically structured to support startups and early-stage businesses that require flexibility in loan amounts, collaterals and repayment structures, for which traditional bank loans are rarely available. US-based Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), which has complete...

17 April, 2013 | More »


Healthcare-focused tech startup iKure raises angel funding

Kolkata-based startup iKure Techsoft Pvt Ltd, which is into tech solutions for delivery of healthcare services in rural areas, has received an undisclosed amount in angel funding through the Intellecap Impact Investment Network (I-cube-N). The investment has been made by the mentors and investors of...

11 February, 2013 | More »


CA Media acquires minority stake in digital comics & animation firm Graphic India

CA Media, the Asian investment arm of Los Angeles-based entertainment and digital media firm The Chernin Group (TCG), has acquired a significant minority stake in Graphic India, a digital comics and animation company focused on creating mythological and superhero characters, comics and stories for ...

17 January, 2013 | More »


Excl: Voice-based mobility solutions startup Uniphore may raise up to $3M from Accion

Global social investor Accion is looking to invest in Chennai-based voice authentication service provider Uniphore , two sources confirmed to Techcircle.in. The investment would come from Frontier Investments Group, a venture capital fund managed by Accion Technical Advisors India. “Yes, we are in...

24 December, 2012 | More »


Information solutions provider Equifax buys controlling stake in analytics co NettPositive

NYSE-listed information technology solutions and consulting firm Equifax Inc has acquired a controlling stake in NettPositive Business Analytics, a Bangalore-based company that provides analytics and business intelligence solutions to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecommunications ...

5 December, 2012 | More »

Crowdsourced microlending platform Milaap launches India-focused entrepreneurship development fund

Singapore and Bangalore-based online microlending platform Milaap has joined hands with a Singapore-based media organisation e27 to launch an entrepreneurship development fund. The crowdsourced fund, targeting a corpus size of S$ 50,000 or $40,000 (Rs 22 lakh), will give out loans to entrepreneurs...

28 August, 2012 | More »