BigBasket inches closer to unicorn tag after raising $300 mn from Alibaba, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt Ltd, which owns the BigBasket brand, has raised $300 million (around Rs 1,921 crore) in a fresh ....

2 February, 2018

Sands Capital, IFC & others to invest $30 mn in logistics startup BlackBuck

Binu Paul

Tiger Global-backed logistics startup BlackBuck has received an investment commitment of $30 million (around Rs 200 crore) in ....

27 February, 2017
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B2B logistics startup BlackBuck to raise $10 mn from IFC

Team TC

International Finance Corporation plans to make an equity investment of up to $10 million (Rs 68 crore) in logistics startup ....

19 January, 2017

Ed-tech startup Byju's buys student profile-builder Vidyartha

Binu Paul

Ed-tech startup Byju's has acquired Bangalore-based learning guidance tool and student profile-builder Vidyartha for an undisclosed ....

17 January, 2017

Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Byju's to acquire gaming apps in US for up to $30 mn

Binu Paul & Manu P Toms

Bangalore-based ed-tech startup Byju's, incorporated as Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd, is scouting for acquisitions in the US to ....

12 January, 2017

BigBasket targets 45% revenue from private labels by March 2017

Binu Paul

The country's top online grocer, BigBasket, is ramping up its private label business eyeing higher margins. It expects private ....

22 December, 2016
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Ed-tech startup Byju's raises $15 mn from IFC

Binu Paul

Ed-tech startup Byju's has raised $15 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private-sector investment ....

20 December, 2016

Healthtech startup Stasis Labs raises $5 mn

Disha Sharma

Stasis Labs, a cloud-powered health monitoring company, has raised $5 million in its seed investment round led by RTP-Healthcare ....

15 November, 2016

Byju's set to raise $50 mn for international expansion

Manu P Toms

Ed-tech company Think & Learn Pvt Ltd announced on July 24 that it is set to raise $50 million that will be used for inorganic ....

25 July, 2016

Lenskart raises $60 mn from IFC, Ratan Tata and others

Disha Sharma

Eyewear e-tailer Lenskart Solutions Pvt. Ltd said on Wednesday it has raised Rs 400 crore ($60 million) in its Series D round ....

4 May, 2016
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TV search & electronic programming guide What's-On-India raising $6M afresh led by IFC

Team TC

International Finance Corporation (IFC) is looking to lead a $6 million round of funding in TV search and electronic programming ....

5 November, 2013

Israeli ag-tech firm Kaiima raises over $65M from Li Ka-shing, IFC, Infinity Group & others

Reuters

Israel-based seed technology firm Kaiima Bio-Agritech has raised more than $65 million in equity from three new investors as well ....

3 September, 2013

Ecolibrium secures $1.6M from IFC, Infuse Ventures

Sainul K

Ahmedabad-based energy management solution company, Ecolibrium Energy Pvt Ltd, has received $1.6 million from Infuse Ventures ....

27 May, 2013

India slips in global ranking for ease of starting up biz, pegged at the bottom heap

Anand Rai

While the number of entrepreneurs starting their own ventures has been gradually increasing in India, it doesn't mean that starting ....

23 October, 2012

PE-backed FINO buys Nokia's prepaid mobile payment services biz in India

Sainul K

Mumbai-based financial inclusion services provider FINO has acquired the prepaid mobile payment business of erstwhile Nokia Mobile ....

27 June, 2012

IFC May Invest $25M In Microqual Techno

Anil Das

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group, plans to invest up to $25 ....

13 October, 2011