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Layoffs at Indian Internet businesses touch 10,000

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 | More »

Since August 2015, when the first signs of a funding slowdown emerged in the Indian startup ecosystem, around 10,000 people, who have been part of domestic internet firms, have lost jobs, according to a Techcircle analysis. While vulnerability of jobs at startups is not unusual, Indian internet busi...


Exclusive: AI startup Niki.ai raises additional funding from Unilazer

Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup Niki.ai has raised Rs 3 crore in a new round of funding led by Haresh Chawla, a partner at India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA). Existing investor Ronnie Screwvala’s Unilazer Ventures also participated in this round, the startup disclosed in its ROC fili...

6 December, 2016 | More »


Will latest markdowns affect Flipkart, Ola and Snapdeal’s fundraising?

Year 2016 has not been a great period for Indian consumer internet companies. Not only has there been a sharp decline in the number of deals in this space, companies that saw large cheques and subsequent valuation jumps earlier are now facing what they dread the most – markdowns on their valuation...

9 November, 2016 | More »

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Eight things that will change for startups in 2016

A health scare can put your entire existence into perspective. When mortality attempts to look you in the eye, it often compels people to make drastic changes to how they live. That is why scares are almost always blessings. For Indian Internet startups, 2015 was one of those years when mortality ga...

4 January, 2016 | More »

Ready-to-cook food startup Chef’s Basket raises $6M

Fizzy Foodlabs Pvt Ltd, which owns ready-to-cook food startup Chef’s Basket has raised $6 million (about Rs 40 crore) in a Series A round of funding from SAIF Partners and Haresh Chawla, partner at India Fund Advisors. It plans to use the funds to expand its product range and add new distributio...

10 November, 2015 | More »

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Haresh Chawla to form an entity for early stage investments

Private equity firm India Value Fund (IVFA) is expanding its investments in food and consumer internet sectors, which will be led by its partner and former Network18 CEO Haresh Chawla. The foods and consumer internet sectors in India are going through a dramatic and secular shift with the emergence ...

1 December, 2014 | More »


Real estate portal Housing gets funding from former Network18 CEO Haresh Chawla

Real estate portal Housing, which currently lists rental flats in Mumbai, has raised an undisclosed amount from former Netwrok18 CEO Haresh Chawla, a top executive of the company told Techcircle.in. “I won’t be able to disclose the amount but it’s multiple times the amount we raised for the fi...

13 March, 2013 | More »


Network18 Group CEO Haresh Chawla Resigns

Haresh Chawla, chief executive of Indian digital media house Network18, is leaving the company. In an announcement to the BSE, the firm said that Chawla had put in his papers and Network18 would hire his successor. However, it did not expound upon his future plans. The Rs 2,500 crore Network18 group...

10 November, 2011 | More »