Seed money was enough for this startup to break even, build a sustainable B2B biz

Anand J

Several startup founders say they can halt growth and become profitable whenever they want. Cloud telephony firm Exotel has gone ....

22 March, 2018

Healthcare analytics startup THB tops up seed round

Shweta Sharma

Clinical research and data analytics startup THB, operated by Sekhmet Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised $2.1 million (Rs 14 crore) ....

22 February, 2018

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

Blume Ventures backs marriage ceremony solutions startup The Wedding Brigade

Shweta Sharma

Mumbai-based Sitara Digital Ventures, which runs marriage ceremony solutions portal The Wedding Brigade, has raised $1 million ....

29 January, 2018

Unilever Ventures backs micro-delivery grocery startup Milkbasket

Anand J

Gurgaon-based Aaidea Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs micro-delivery grocery startup Milkbasket, has raised $3 million (around Rs ....

23 January, 2018

Rewards startup m.Paani raises $1.35 mn from IDG Ventures, others

Disha Sharma

Loyalty rewards app mPaani Solutions Pvt Ltd has raised $1.35 million in its pre-series A investment round led by IDG Ventures, ....

16 March, 2017

Existing investor Blume Ventures criticises BHIVE co-founder over funding controversy

Dearton Thomas Hector

Karthik Reddy, co-founder and managing director of early-stage venture capital firm Blume Ventures, has questioned Shesh Rao ....

14 March, 2017

BHIVE funding fiasco - Are there any lessons for startup entrepreneurs?

Dearton Thomas Hector

The road outside the BHIVE Workspace office was teeming with cricket fans at around 4 pm on 7 March as they waited excitedly for ....

10 March, 2017

Blume Ventures is VC fund-raiser of the year: VCCircle Awards

Deepti Chaudhary

Mumbai-based tech-focussed early-stage investment firm Blume Ventures, which closed its second fund of $60 million last year, ....

2 March, 2017

Practo, Simplilearn, SAIF Partners among winners of VCCircle Awards

Team TC

Digital healthcare platform Practo, ed-tech firm Simplilearn and diagnostics chain Thyrocare were among the winners at the sixth ....

1 March, 2017

Queue management app Sminq acquires software service provider CodePandora

Binu Paul

Pune-based Sminq India Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs queue management app Sminq, has acquired Codepandora, a UX-focused software ....

14 February, 2017

Blume Ventures goes global, ties up with US-based Draper Venture Network

Disha Sharma

Early-stage venture fund Blume Ventures has entered into a strategic partnership with Draper Venture Network (DVN), an alliance ....

13 February, 2017

Exclusive: Student micro-financing startup SlicePay acquires P2P lender Trustio

Binu Paul

Blume Ventures-backed digital payment platform for college students SlicePay has acquired Trustio, a New Delhi-based peer-to-peer ....

2 February, 2017

Big data hiring startup Belong raises $10 mn from Sequoia, Matrix Partners

Binu Paul

Bangalore-based recruitment solutions startup, owned and operated by Belong Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, has raised ....

28 February, 2017

Discovery platform NowFloats announces Series B funding from Iron Pillar, IIFL

Disha Sharma

Hyderabad-based NowFloats Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which helps local businesses create an online presence through its platform NowFloats, ....

24 January, 2017

Exam prep startup Unacademy raises $4.5 mn in Series A funding

Disha Sharma

Online learning platform Unacademy, run by Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd., has raised $4.5 million (Rs 30 crore) in Series ....

13 January, 2017

Gadget repair startup iService gets $440K in seed funding

Varun Arora

Bengaluru-based ServiceMonk Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates gadget repair startup iService, has raised Rs 3 crore (about ....

13 January, 2017

Exclusive: Food-tech startup Mr. Hot Foods gets seed funding

Disha Sharma

Food delivery startup Mr. Hot Foods Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from angel investor Pawan Raj Kumar ....

5 December, 2016

Exclusive: Food-tech startup MonkeyBox raises seed funding

Disha Sharma

MonkeyBox Food Tech Pvt. Ltd, which delivers healthy food for children, has raised an undisclosed amount in seed investment from ....

29 November, 2016

Servify raises funding from Beenext, Blume Ventures, others

Disha Sharma

Servify, a platform that works as a personal assistant to electronic gadgets and appliances, has raised an undisclosed amount ....

26 November, 2016

Good news for startups: 36 new funds with $1.65 bn in pocket to begin shopping soon

Deepti Chaudhary

The investment tide that ebbed in 2016 is likely to turn in 2017. As investors turned cautious this year refusing to part with ....

3 November, 2016