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IDG Ventures, Dell Foundation back logistics marketplace Blowhorn

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Bangalore-based Catbus Infolabs Pvt. Ltd, which operates intra-city logistics startup Blowhorn, has raised Rs 25 crore ($3.65 million) in Series A funding from IDG Ventures India, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and existing investors Draper Associates and Unitus Seed Fund, it said in a stateme...

L to R: Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures and Sudhir Sethi, Chairman, IDG Ventures India

IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

India-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have come together to launch a programme to discover and fund early-stage startups in frontier tech sectors, the company said in a statement. Christened the Frontier Tech Innovato...

6 March, 2017 | More »

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PlaySimple raises $4 mn from SAIF Partners, IDG Ventures

Bengaluru-based mobile gaming startup PlaySimple Games Pvt. Ltd has secured $4 million (nearly Rs 27 crore) in a Series A round led by SAIF Partners and IDG Ventures India. The startup will use the funds to develop new games, develop its team and on marketing campaigns, according to media reports on...

15 November, 2016 | More »

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IDG in advanced talks to sell itself to Chinese investor group: report

US-based publishing and investor group International Data Group Inc. (IDG) is in advanced talks with a Chinese investor group to sell itself for over $1 billion. The investor group is led by IDG of Greater China chairman Hugo Shong, according to a Reuters report on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources. T...

15 November, 2016 | More »

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Fintech startup Active.ai raises $3 mn

Singapore-based fintech startup Active.ai, using artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver virtual assistant banking services, has raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in funding from IDG Ventures India and Kalaari Capital, a company statement on Monday said. The company will use the investment to expand i...

14 November, 2016 | More »

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​Exclusive: Women’s apparel e-tailer eShakti raises fresh funding

Chennai-based eShakti Pvt. Ltd, operator of an online women’s apparel retailer, has raised fresh funding from two investors, a person familiar with the development told VCCircle. eShakti, which targets the US and Canda and operates an Indian e-commerce unit under Zapelle, raised Rs 9 crore ($1...

6 September, 2016 | More »

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Little Black Book didn’t spend any money on customer acquisition, says CEO Suchita Salwan

Delhi-based curated city and lifestyle guide Little Black Book is on a new high after raising $1.2 million from IDG Ventures India and the Indian Angel Network. The startup, which operates in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai, claims the number of monthly active users have jumped 800% and revenue has ...

28 July, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Furniture rental firm Rentomojo gets more funds from IDG, Accel

Bangalore-based Edunetwork Pvt Ltd, which operates home appliances and furniture rental marketplace RentoMojo, has raised about Rs 33.5 crore ($5 million) from existing investors including Accel Partners and IDG Ventures India, a person privy to the development told TechCircle. The funding is beli...

13 July, 2016 | More »

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Meet the men who advise Ratan Tata on his angel investments

Ratan Naval Tata is no stranger to betting big. The 78-year-old chairman emeritus of Tata Sons Ltd has backed 36 startups since retiring as the head of the Tata Group in December 2012. Tata’s personal investment portfolio is spread across India’s hottest internet companies, covering sect...

29 June, 2016 | More »

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Alibaba in talks with Delhivery, Xpressbees to build India logistics arm

Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is in talks with two Indian e-commerce logistics firms, Delhivery and Xpressbees, for potential investments to build a strong logistics infrastructure before launching its horizontal marketplace platform in the country. Citing two unnamed people aware of the de...

14 June, 2016 | More »

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