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

Monday, September 12, 2016 | More »

From 2005, when it first set foot in India, till 2015, Tiger Global was roaring in the Indian startup jungle. The US-based asset management firm with hedge and venture capital funds made calculated moves in the first five years making two to five investments annually. In 2011, it took a massive leap...


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

Gurgaon-based GoldVIP Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd that operates merchant discovery and rewards platform Crownit has secured an undisclosed investment from a group of investors, it said in a statement. Those who took part in the funding round include Freshdesk CEO Girish Mathrubootham, Freechargeâ€...

26 August, 2016 | More »


Freshdesk hires former WalmartLabs exec STS Prasad as engineering head

Cloud-based customer service software provider Freshdesk Inc. has appointed former WalmartLabs executive STS Prasad as its senior vice president of engineering. Prasad will lead all initiatives related to technology development and oversee infrastructure enhancements to support Freshdesk’s growing...

10 August, 2016 | More »


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

Osmnez Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs SaaS (software as a service) based conversion rate optimisation startup Zarget, has raised $1.5 million (around Rs 10 crore) in seed funding led by Accel Partners and Matrix Partners. Cloud based SaaS startup Freshdesk’s CEO Girish Mathrubootham, too, p...

11 May, 2016 | More »

Subrata Mitra

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

Global venture capital firm Accel Partners, which has backed top-tier consumer internet and other tech ventures in India such as Flipkart, Mu Sigma, BookMyShow, CommonFloor, PropTiger and Freshdesk, has raised $305 million (Rs 1,900 crore) for its new fund Accel India IV. This is just about twice th...

24 March, 2015 | More »


Rewind 2014: Top VC investments in SaaS

2014 has been the year of e-commerce in India, with major companies like Flipkart and Snapdeal grabbing the headlines with their fundraising rounds that ran into billions of dollars, mainly from top-notch investors. Although these and some other consumer internet ventures such as Olacabs, Zomato and...

31 December, 2014 | More »


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

California-headquartered Zendesk Inc, a provider of SaaS-based customer support platform to enterprises, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) where it is looking to raise up to $150 million. It intends to use the net proceeds to be raised from the offering for working capital or general co...

11 April, 2014 | More »


Three predictions for SaaS as a business in 2014

Indian Software as a service (SaaS) space has been seeing a lot of action over the past couple of years, with many companies operating in this segment gaining traction and also attracting venture capital investors. Some of the leading names include Freshdesk, a customer support platform for enterpri...

7 January, 2014 | More »


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

Freshdesk Inc’s latest fundraising of $7 million from existing investors Accel Partners and Tiger Global has valued the Chennai- and California-based SaaS startup at more than $50 million, according to a report at VentureWire. With the Series C round of funding in November this year, which was...

20 December, 2013 | More »


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

Chennai- and US-based Freshdesk Inc, which provides a SaaS-based customer support platform to enterprises, has secured $6.99 million in Series C round of funding from existing investors Accel Partners and Tiger Global. “We will use the capital raised from this round for expanding further in the US...

29 November, 2013 | More »

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