CaratLane vs BlueStone: One jewellery e-tailer burns more cash but also sells more

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online jeweller CaratLane widened the gap in revenue with rival BlueStone in the financial year 2016-17. This was in contrast ....

19 February, 2018

Exclusive: Expense management startup Happay raises additional funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based Happay, an expense management platform for enterprises, has raised an additional Rs 1.60 crore ($250,000) in a ....

16 February, 2018
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Home rental marketplace ZiffyHomes buys rival Fella Homes

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ziffy Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates home rental marketplace ZiffyHomes, on Thursday announced the acquisition of rival ....

15 February, 2018

B2B logistics startup BlackBuck beefs up top deck by appointing new CFO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Business-to-business (B2B) logistics startup BlackBuck, which is run by Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has announced the ....

13 February, 2018

Exclusive: Food-tech startup Holachef raises fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Food-tech startup Holachef has raised Rs 2 crore ($311,200) from Ashok Kumar Gajera, director at Mumbai-based diamond manufacturer ....

13 February, 2018

Fintech startup Lendingkart raises $87 mn in Series C round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Lendingkart Technologies Pvt. Ltd, the technology and digital marketing arm of Ahmedabad- and Bengaluru-based fintech startup ....

12 February, 2018
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Amazon India growing at double digits in a flat landscape: Amit Agarwal

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Binu Paul

Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. entered India in 2012 through discovery and price comparison site Junglee. Its ....

12 February, 2018

With Ola alighting, is it the end of the road for bus aggregators?

Binu Paul & Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

Here is Ola’s recent activity in a nutshell: it raised more than $1 billion, acquired a food delivery platform and launched ....

9 February, 2018

World’s largest esports firm ESL backs Nazara ahead of IPO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

German esports firm Turtle Entertainment GmBH, which operates the world’s largest e-sports company ESL (Electronic Sports ....

8 February, 2018

Cloud-based enterprise tech firm Icertis ​raises $50 mn in Series D round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Cloud enterprise software startup Icertis Inc, which is led by IT industry veteran Samir Bodas, has secured $50 million (Rs 321.34 ....

8 February, 2018
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Exclusive: New and existing investors to back logistics startup LetsTransport

Bruhadeeswaran R & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Diptab Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which operates tech-enabled logistics marketplace for intra-city deliveries LetsTransport, ....

7 February, 2018

Healthcare platform healthi.in gets funding from Montane Ventures

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The parent company of healthi.in, an online platform which offers customised and technology-backed preventive health checkup ....

6 February, 2018

Logistics management startup FarEye gets fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Delhi-based RoboticWares Pvt. Ltd, which runs logistics management startup FarEye, has raised Rs 61.53 crore ($9.56 million) in ....

6 February, 2018

Targeting $1 bn revenue run rate by March 2019: BigBasket's Hari Menon

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

Online grocer BigBasket is barely $50 million away from becoming a unicorn after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba led a $300-million ....

5 February, 2018

Exclusive: Unitus leads funding round in B2B e-commerce platform Shotang

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bangalore-based Sabonka Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs business-to-business e-commerce platform Shotang, has raised an additional ....

5 February, 2018

ICICI Bank to pick up minority stake in biometric payment startup Tapits

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ICICI Bank, the country’s largest private sector lender, is investing in Mumbai-headquartered mobile payments startup Tapits ....

2 February, 2018

BigBasket inches closer to unicorn tag after raising $300 mn from Alibaba, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt Ltd, which owns the BigBasket brand, has raised $300 million (around Rs 1,921 crore) in a fresh ....

2 February, 2018

Logistics firm Xpressbees rejigs board in wake of Alibaba funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The board of Xpressbees has witnessed a major reshuffle in the wake of the Pune-headquartered logistics firm raising Rs 225 crore ....

1 February, 2018

Walmart in talks to buy minority stake in Flipkart: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-based offline and online retailer Walmart Stores Inc. is in advanced stages of talks to buy a significant minority stake in ....

31 January, 2018

SoftBank-backed True Balance to get fresh fund infusion

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurgaon-based Balancehero India Pvt. Ltd is set to receive fresh capital infusion, as the operator of a mobile balance-checking ....

25 January, 2018

Paytm’s valuation may jump to $10 bn after share sale to new investors: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Digital payments firm Paytm, operated by Noida-headquartered One97 Communications Ltd, is likely to see its valuation jump to ....

23 January, 2018