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Lightbox to next invest in vertically integrated businesses, says co-founder Murthy

Friday, September 9, 2016 | More »

Sandeep Murthy
Venture capital firm Lightbox, floated by Sandeep Murthy and Siddharth Talwar, had raised more than $100 million in its second fund in 2014 and has deployed almost a third already. The firm, which focuses on consumer technology and products, has invested in companies such as used-car marketplace Dro...

Sandeep Aggarwal

Is funding truly a game-changer for start-ups?

Start-ups, like all other businesses, require funds to conduct their business activities. While the initial investment, also known as seed-funding, is generally sourced from friends, family and people who have faith in the idea, this fund is mostly used up in bringing the business from the kitchen o...

31 August, 2016 | More »


Used car portals on a fundraising spree

Online automobile marketplace, especially for used cars and other vehicles, is a fast growing segment that has seen a lot of investments flowing in alongside a few mergers and acquisitions. Enthused by the growing customer base and transactions on these platforms, South African internet and digital ...

12 August, 2016 | More »


What freedom means to entrepreneurs

Be the change that you wish to see in the world, said Mahatma Gandhi. And nobody epitomizes this better than India’s young and feisty startup entrepreneurs as they create new businesses, disrupt age-old sectors and change the way people eat, dress, work, shop, travel, relax and enjoy. As India...

12 August, 2016 | More »


Pre-owned car marketplace HopCar merges with Spinny

Online pre-owned automobile marketplace HopCar has merged its operations with bigger rival Spinny. The merged entity will continue to operate under Spinny’s brand name with the four co-founders of HopCar becoming core team members at Spinny. The merger allows Delhi-based Spinny to further strength...

13 June, 2016 | More »


Droom raises Series B funding from Beenext, Digital Garage and others

Online marketplace for used automobiles Droom has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series B funding round from investors led by venture capital fund Beenext and Japanese internet company Digital Garage. Lightbox, Beenos and other existing investors also participated in this round. Teruhide Sato, ...

1 June, 2016 | More »