CaratLane vs BlueStone: One jewellery e-tailer burns more cash but also sells more

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online jeweller CaratLane widened the gap in revenue with rival BlueStone in the financial year 2016-17. This was in contrast ....

19 February, 2018

Exclusive: Food-tech startup Holachef raises fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Food-tech startup Holachef has raised Rs 2 crore ($311,200) from Ashok Kumar Gajera, director at Mumbai-based diamond manufacturer ....

13 February, 2018
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Walmart in talks to buy minority stake in Flipkart: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-based offline and online retailer Walmart Stores Inc. is in advanced stages of talks to buy a significant minority stake in ....

31 January, 2018

Enterprise payments firm Airpay secures Series A funding from Kalaari Capital, others

Shruti Jain

Mumbai-based payment services startup Airpay has raised Rs 24 crore ($3.6 million) as part of a Series A round led by Kalaari ....

21 March, 2017

Women-focused media startup POPxo raises $2.7 mn from GREE Ventures, others

Binu Paul

POPxo.com, a digital publication targeted at young women, has raised $2.7 million in a Series B funding round led by Japanese ....

16 March, 2017

Simplilearn is education company of the year: VCCircle Awards

Manu P Toms

Ed-tech firm Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd has won the News Corp VCCircle education company of the year award for 2017 for the ....

2 March, 2017
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Flipkart's Sachin Bansal reiterates stand on 'level playing field' for local cos

Dearton Thomas Hector

E-commerce giant Flipkart's co-founder Sachin Bansal has re-ignited the debate around a "level playing field" for Indian startups, ....

9 February, 2017

Storm in Bombay House over, Ratan Tata to resume startup investing soon

Manu P Toms

Tata Sons interim chairman Ratan Tata has said he would go back to investing in startups this month after handing over the reins ....

7 February, 2017

Bluestone narrows revenue gap with Caratlane

Dearton Thomas Hector

The race for supremacy in the online jewellery retailing segment has tightened, with the gap in revenue of the top two players—Caratlane ....

16 February, 2017

Snapdeal investor Vani Kola joins Flipkart, Ola in 'capital dumping' debate

Dearton Thomas Hector

In December last year, Sachin Bansal, co-founder of India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart and Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder ....

30 January, 2017
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Gaming startup 99Games secures funding from Dream Incubator, existing investors

Disha Sharma

Udupi-based gaming startup 99Games Online Pvt. Ltd. has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Japanese investment firm ....

27 January, 2017

Exclusive: Simplilearn to raise $40 mn this year for acquisitions, expansion

Manu P Toms

Online certification course provider Simplilearn is planning to raise $30-40 million in Series D funding in the first half of ....

18 January, 2017

Kalaari Capital-backed Eatfresh shuts down retail food delivery

Binu Paul

Internet-first restaurant brand Eatfresh, owned and operated by Chennai-based Ubiquitous Foods Pvt Ltd that also runs the bakery ....

4 January, 2017

Which funds should you pitch to in 2017?

Disha Sharma

Even though investor sentiment was cautious in 2016, the year saw nearly 26 funds come into being. While many of them were maiden ....

2 January, 2017

Exclusive: Fashion e-commerce startup StalkBuyLove raises funding from Kalaari, others

Arti Singh

Fashion e-tailer StalkBuyLove has raised around Rs 41 crore ($6 million) in its Series A funding round led by Kalaari Capital, ....

9 December, 2016

Fintech startup for healthcare services Affordplan raises $3 mn

Manu P Toms

Affordplan, a Delhi-based fintech startup that makes healthcare services accessible through planned savings for non-emergency ....

29 November, 2016

Fin-tech startup Datasigns raises angel funding

Binu Paul

  Financial-technology startup Datasigns Technologies Pvt. Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from V. ....

22 November, 2016

Simplilearn appoints Mark Moran as CMO to crack US market

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based Simplilearn.com, an online education and training destination for professional certification courses, has appointed ....

14 November, 2016

Fintech startup Active.ai raises $3 mn

Priya Singh

Singapore-based fintech startup Active.ai, using artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver virtual assistant banking services, has ....

14 November, 2016

B2B packaging material marketplace Bizongo raises $3 mn from IDG, Accel

Binu Paul

Smartpaddle Technology Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for packaging materials Bizongo, ....

5 November, 2016

Invoice discounting platform KredX raises Series A funding

Binu Paul

Bangalore-based Minions Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which runs invoice discounting platform KredX, has raised $6.25 million (around Rs ....

25 October, 2016