Govt eases norms but stops short of abolishing angel tax on Indian startups

Anand J

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has notified an amendment to the angel tax rule that will bring some ....

12 April, 2018

How the top local angel networks are seeding startups in India

Shweta Sharma

Indian angel networks have had a subdued financial year with provisional data from most investor groups indicating that they have ....

22 March, 2018
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LA-based ringtone app Vyng raises angel funds from IAN

Binu Paul

Los Angeles-based startup Vyng Inc., which allows smartphone users to play videos as ringtones, has raised an undisclosed amount ....

27 February, 2018

Digital design startup Lollypop gets angel funding

Shweta Sharma

Digital design startup Lollypop has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from Dr Devi Shetty, the founder and chairman ....

27 February, 2018

Uncertainty over angel tax still prevails despite FinMin clarification

Anand J

There seems to be no end to the ‘angel tax’ conundrum. The new clarification by Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia stated ....

5 February, 2018

Agri-tech startup FarMart raises seed funding from IAN

Arti Singh

Indian Angel Network (IAN) has made an undisclosed investment in Gurgaon-based FarMart, a renting platform for farm equipment, ....

16 March, 2017
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Get My Parking raises $1.1 mn from IAN, others

Binu Paul

Cloud-based mobile parking technology startup Get My Parking has raised $1.1 million (Rs 7.35 crore) in pre-Series A funding ....

23 February, 2017

Exclusive: Fashion app Styledotme shortlisted for FbStart; receives new funding commitment from IAN

Varun Arora

Delhi-based Styledotme Fashion and Lifestyle Pvt Ltd, which operates mobile fashion app Styledotme, has been selected by Facebook ....

20 January, 2017

Indian snacks portal Native Special secures investment from IAN & Native Angels Network

Varun Arora

Tamil Nadu-based Native Special Products Ltd, which operates Indian sweets and snacks portal Native Special, has raised an undisclosed ....

19 January, 2017

One year of Startup India: Report card

Arti Singh

Exactly a year ago, on January 16, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 'Start-up India, Stand up India' initiative. ....

16 January, 2017
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Flashback 2016: Top angel networks in India

Shruti Jain

The year 2016 saw over 100 deals in the startup ecosystem by India's top seven angel networks, including newly founded networks ....

29 December, 2016

Startups that got funded last week

Keshav Sunkara

The week has seen 17 startups receive angel/seed and venture capital funding. In the biggest reported deal, a cloud-based customer ....

26 December, 2016

O2O marketing platform The BlueBook gets $500K from IAN, LetsVenture, others

Disha Sharma

Bengaluru-based online-to-offline (O2O) marketing platform The BlueBook has raised a $500,000 (Rs 3.39 crore) in a seed round ....

21 December, 2016

Amazon rolls out Launchpad to support startups in India

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based Amazon.com Inc's India subsidiary has launched its global programme for startups, Amazon Launchpad, in the country. Indian ....

6 December, 2016

Markdowns reflect sentiment, vital to see if firm is on right path: IAN's Srivastava

Shruti Jain

Dozens of startups have shut shop in 2016 while many others have struggled with a funding crunch and valuation markdowns. But ....

1 December, 2016

Legal tech startup LawRato raises Series A funding from IAN

Disha Sharma

LawRato.com, a Delhi-based legal tech startup, has raised an undisclosed amount in its pre Series A round of funding from Indian ....

16 November, 2016

Self-drive car rental aggregator JustRide raises funds from Y Combinator, others

Binu Paul

JustRide, a renting marketplace for self-driven cars, has raised $3 million (Rs 20 crore) in a bridge round of funding from Y ....

7 November, 2016

How an obscure windmill in Rajasthan is helping an angel investor fund startups

Manu P Toms

As the large wind turbine—the overarching presence in the sleepy village of Bhopalgarh in interior Rajasthan—rotates, it ....

3 November, 2016

Food delivery startup Box8 raises Series B funding from IIFL, Mayfield

Binu Paul

Mumbai-based Poncho Hospitality Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates on-demand food delivery services firm under the brand name of ....

24 October, 2016

B2B leather goods marketplace ShoeKonnect raises investment from IAN

Priya Singh

ShoeKonnect, a business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for leather products, has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from ....

13 October, 2016

FabAlley.com raises $2 mn Series A funding

Binu Paul

High Street Essentials Pvt Ltd, the company that owns and operates FabAlley.com, an online fashion brand exclusively for women, ....

13 October, 2016