Indian startups need more funds but valuation a concern: VCCircle LP Summit

Priya Prasad

Venture capital activity in India, particularly at the Series A level, hasn’t changed much even though the number of angel ....

21 February, 2018

Meet five women entrepreneurs who overcame the odds

Arti Singh & Priya Prasad

Taking up entrepreneurship is not easy but it is no longer alien to women in India. Many women have made a mark in the startup ....

8 March, 2017
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How two women vaulted over stereotypes to launch a game changer for investors

Priya Prasad

For all the progress women have made, they remain a rarity in the finance world, partly because of the impression that they are ....

8 March, 2017

Twitter CTO Adam Messinger steps down in latest top-level exit

Priya Prasad

Twitter Inc's chief technology officer (CTO) Adam Messinger said he is stepping down from his position at the US-based microblogging ....

21 December, 2016

BlackBerry to invest $75 mn in self-driving vehicle test hub

Priya Prasad

Canada-based BlackBerry Ltd plans to invest $75 million (Rs 508 crores) in setting up a new self-driving vehicle testing hub, ....

21 December, 2016

Dating startup Heartonnect selected for Facebook's FbStart programme

Priya Prasad

Dating app Heartonnect, operated by Trigbug, has been selected by Facebook for its FbStart programme. Heartonnect has partnered ....

21 December, 2016
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Exclusive: Shaadi.com acquires dating app Frivil

Priya Prasad

Shaadi.com, operated by People Interactive India Pvt Ltd, has acquired Frivil, a mobile-based dating app owned by Delhi-based ....

20 December, 2016

Exclusive: Bike rental startup ONN Bikes gets seed funding

Priya Prasad

Mumbai-based bike rental startup ONN Bikes has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Grace Capital Ventures and four ....

5 December, 2016

Amazon India introduces in-house private fashion label Myx

Priya Prasad

E-commerce giant Amazon India has launched its second in-house private fashion label, ethnic wear brand for women Myx, as it looks ....

1 December, 2016

Lending marketplace IndiaLends gets $4 mn from DSG Consumer, others

Priya Prasad

Online lending marketplace IndiaLends has secured $4 million (around Rs 27.3 crore) in its Series A funding round from existing ....

1 December, 2016
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Marketing automation startup MarianaIQ raises $2 mn

Priya Prasad

Business-to-business marketing automation firm MarianaIQ, operated by Sigmod Inc., has secured $2 million in seed funding led ....

30 November, 2016

Exclusive: Health-tech startup behind Eventus gets funding from SQue Capital

Priya Prasad

Noida-based digital healthcare company Sidqam Technologies has secured $1.2 million seed funding led by SQue Capital, a Mumbai-based ....

30 November, 2016

Travel search engine ixigo to raise $10 mn

Priya Prasad

Online travel search engine ixigo is in talks to raise $10 million (Rs 68.5 crore) from Sequoia India, a media report said. The ....

29 November, 2016

Flipkart, Amazon score closely on e-commerce rankings: RedSeer

Priya Prasad

Online e-commerce giants Amazon India and Flipkart were neck and neck in terms of ranking, with the latter a few points ahead ....

29 November, 2016

B2B fashion portal Wholesalebox secures $2 mn

Priya Prasad

Wholesalebox.in, a Jaipur-based B2B wholesale e-commerce firm, has secured $2 million (Rs 13 crore) in a pre-Series A round from ....

28 November, 2016

Career advice portal TapChief raises funding from Paytm, TaxiForSure's founder, others

Priya Prasad

Bengaluru-based TapChief, owned by Pilani Experts Technology Labs Pvt. Ltd, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from ....

25 November, 2016

Online events platform Hubilo secures angel funding

Priya Prasad

Ahmedabad-based events startup Hubilo Softech Pvt. Ltd has secured an undisclosed amount of angel funding from 12 investors, including ....

25 November, 2016

Meet the seven startups selected for Google's Launchpad Accelerator

Priya Prasad

Google has selected seven Indian startups to be part of the third edition of its Launchpad Accelerator, a six-month long intensive ....

24 November, 2016

Social networking app ShareChat raises Series A funding

Priya Prasad

ShareChat, a regional language social networking app operated by Mohalla Tech Pvt. Ltd, has raised $4 million (Rs 27.5 crore) ....

24 November, 2016

Brigade Enterprises ties up with Intel, Microsoft for startup accelerator

Priya Prasad

Bengaluru-based developer Brigade Enterprises has tied up with tech giants Microsoft and Intel India for its real estate-focussed ....

22 November, 2016

Cloud telephony firm Knowlarity raises under $20 mn

Priya Prasad

Cloud telephony firm Knowlarity Communications Pvt. Ltd has raised Rs 133 crore ($19.5 million) in a Series C funding round from ....

23 November, 2016