Freshdesk plays catch-up with Zoho and Salesforce, launches app marketplace

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chennai-based Freshdesk Technologies Pvt Ltd has launched its own app marketplace for developers and clients, the company said ....

23 February, 2017

Auto services startup GoBumpr raises $300K led by Chennai Angels

Varun Arora

Northerly Automotive Solutions Pvt Ltd, which runs and operates automobile services platform GoBumpr, has raised $300,000 (Rs ....

10 February, 2017
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Chandrasekarans in startup world: It's resolve, not the IIT-IIM tag, that matters

Dearton Thomas Hector & Binu Paul

The elevation of Tata lifer N Chandrasekaran as chairman of India's most revered corporate group—the $103-billion salt-to-software ....

13 January, 2017

SaaS startup SecurAX secures funding from Axilor, Parampara Capital

Shruti Jain

Cloud-based solutions provider SecurAX Tech Solutions (I) Pvt Ltd has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from early stage ....

13 January, 2017

Arvato CRM Solutions acquires tech startup Ramyam

Disha Sharma

Arvato CRM Solutions, a global customer relationship management company and subsidiary of German conglomerate Bertelsmann, has ....

11 January, 2017

Freshdesk buys SaaS startup Pipemonk in seventh acquisition

Disha Sharma

Cloud-based customer engagement software Freshdesk Inc. has acquired software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup Pipemonk for an undisclosed ....

5 January, 2017
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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

Enterprise sales assistant startup Vymo raises $5 mn from Sequoia

Arti Singh

US- and Bengaluru-based enterprise sales assistant Vymo Solutions Pvt. Ltd has raised $5 million (nearly Rs 34 crore) in Series ....

22 November, 2016

Is lack of exits impacting Tiger Global's Indian appetite?

Manu P Toms

From 2005, when it first set foot in India, till 2015, Tiger Global was roaring in the Indian startup jungle. The US-based asset ....

12 September, 2016

Crownit raises funding from Girish Mathrubootham, Kunal Shah and Anand Chandrasekaran

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurgaon-based GoldVIP Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd that operates merchant discovery and rewards platform Crownit has secured ....

26 August, 2016
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Freshdesk hires former WalmartLabs exec STS Prasad as engineering head

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Cloud-based customer service software provider Freshdesk Inc. has appointed former WalmartLabs executive STS Prasad as its senior ....

10 August, 2016

Accel, Matrix lead $1.5 mn seed funding round in SaaS startup Zarget

Priya Prasad

Osmnez Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs SaaS (software as a service) based conversion rate optimisation startup Zarget, has ....

11 May, 2016

Flipkart, Mu Sigma backer Accel Partners raises $305M in new India-focused early-stage VC fund

Team TC

Global venture capital firm Accel Partners, which has backed top-tier consumer internet and other tech ventures in India such ....

24 March, 2015

Rewind 2014: Top VC investments in SaaS

Team TC

2014 has been the year of e-commerce in India, with major companies like Flipkart and Snapdeal grabbing the headlines with their ....

31 December, 2014

Freshdesk's global competitor Zendesk files for IPO to raise up to $150M on NYSE

Sainul K

California-headquartered Zendesk Inc, a provider of SaaS-based customer support platform to enterprises, has filed for an initial ....

11 April, 2014

Three predictions for SaaS as a business in 2014

Sainul K

Indian Software as a service (SaaS) space has been seeing a lot of action over the past couple of years, with many companies operating ....

7 January, 2014

Freshdesk's latest funding from Tiger Global & Accel valued it over $50M

Sainul K

Freshdesk Inc's latest fundraising of $7 million from existing investors Accel Partners and Tiger Global has valued the Chennai- ....

20 December, 2013

Freshdesk raises $7M in Series C from Accel Partners & Tiger Global

Sainul K

Chennai- and US-based Freshdesk Inc, which provides a SaaS-based customer support platform to enterprises, has secured $6.99 ....

29 November, 2013

Freshdesk launches integrated cloud telephony feature Freshfone

Sonam Gulati

SaaS-based customer support platform Freshdesk Inc has launched its integrated telephony feature called Freshfone. It is a virtual ....

31 October, 2013

Freshdesk crosses 11k customers, to launch chat and automated phone-based support

Sonam Gulati

SaaS-based customer support platform Freshdesk Inc has come a long way since it was launched in 2010. It now has a customer base ....

1 October, 2013

10 Indian tech startups that have gone global

Sainul K

What makes an InMobi, iYogi, PubMatic, Zoho or a Komli Media stand out among Indian tech startups? Scale? Yes, but scale coming ....

14 March, 2013